Headlines for Sunday, September 4, 2011

  • Brilliant Speed wins the Saranac Stakes.

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    Brilliant Speed an Easy Winner of Saranac

    Back on turf after trying the Triple Crown trail this spring, Charlotte Weber's Brilliant Speed kicked clear in the final eighth of a mile to win the $103,000 Saranac Stakes (gr. IIIT) by 2 1/2 lengths

  • Grace Hall wins the Spinaway Stakes.

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    Grace Hall Takes Spinaway

    Untried Grace Hall won the Spinaway Stakes (gr. I) like a true professional Sept. 4, stalking the leaders into the stretch and sweeping past favored Judy the Beauty to handily win the $250,000 event at Saratoga.

  • Study: Horses Prefer Nonacidic Water

    If you've been around horses long enough, you're bound to have experienced the picky drinker. Horses that are selective in their water consumption can not only be frustrating for owners, but could also be a danger to themselves, as dehydration can be a serious problem. A team of Canadian researchers, however, recently revealed that horses tend to ...