Articles posted August 2, 2012

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Acclamation, Norvsky take to the turf at Del Mar

Champion older male Acclamation worked five furlongs on the firm Jimmy Durante Turf Course at Del Mar in 1:02 4/5 Thursday morning while stablemate Norvsky covered the same distance in 1:03 4/5 in preparation for upcoming major stakes assignments.

Shackleford looking for second straight Grade 1 in Vanderbilt

Of the 11 horses that have won Triple Crown races since 2009, only three remain in training, and just one -- the powerhouse called Shackleford -- ranks among the elite performers in the sport. Winner of the 1 3/16-mile Preakness Stakes last year over Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom, the gleaming chestnut has transformed his game this year, from speedball that runs his heart out in route races to fearsome sprint and middle-distance star.

THS: Whitney Handicap 2012

THS: Whitney Handicap 2012

Tom and Pete handicap the Whitney Invitational Handicap and the West Virginia Derby this week. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Whitney Invitational Handicap.

Saratoga and sponsors offer exciting contests, VIP packages to fans

Racing fans will have multiple opportunities to experience Saratoga Race Course in style this summer through a number of exciting contests and VIP packages encompassing all 40 days of racing at the Spa. A number of new and returning fan-friendly promotions will be offered throughout the 2012 meet in partnership with several national, regional and local retailers, including Keeler Motor Car Company, Northeastern Fine Jewelry, Dunkin' Donuts and Coca-Cola.

Saratoga Diary: Drinking It In

Saratoga Diary: Drinking It In

NYRA, in conjunction with America's Best Racing -- an initiative of The Jockey Club -- announced it will be hosting classes at Saratoga Racecourse to help newcomers through the maze of the sport on six days this meet. read blog

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