Headlines for Monday, August 27, 2012

  • Sign spells out talent in debut romp

    Al Stall Jr. continued his strong 2012 Saratoga Race Course meeting by sending out <a target="_blank" href="http://www.nyra.com/nywatch/Sign.html">Sign</a> to a 11 3/4-length debut victory on Sunday, the trainer's sixth win from 21 starts since racing commenced here on July 20.

  • Romans leaning to turf for Dullahan's next start

    On the morning after Dullahan ran down Game on Dude to win Del Mar's Grade 1 Pacific Classic by a half-length Sunday, trainer Dale Romans discussed the numerous options he has with the three-year-old Donegal Racing color-bearer.

  • To Honor and Serve, Cease limber up for Woodward

    The Bill Mott-trained To Honor and Serve completed his major preparation for Saturday's Grade 1 Woodward, breezing four furlongs in :49 4/5 over the fast Oklahoma training track at Saratoga on Monday.

  • Pletcher has multiple surface threats for With Anticipation

    Trainer Todd Pletcher has won two of the first seven runnings of the Grade 2 <a target="_blank" href="http://www.brisnet.com/edgeped/withanticipation12">With Anticipation</a>, and has a solid chance to add a third when the $200,000 test for juveniles is renewed Thursday over the inner turf at Saratoga.

  • Saratoga, local community to celebrate closing weekend at the Spa

    Saratoga Race Course and downtown Saratoga Springs, New York, will mark the closing days of the 2012 summer racing meet with a Final Stretch festival that will feature multiple activities and special events beginning Friday through Labor Day, September 3.

  • Past the Point making his mark in TAKE2 program

    Four years ago, 40-1 shot Past the Point battled his way to a second-place finish behind two-time Horse of the Year Curlin in the Grade 1 Woodward at Saratoga. It was the pinnacle of a solid racing career for the bay, who was on the board in 12 of his 22 starts and earned $418,025.

  • Del Mar

    Del Mar Meet Continues on Positive Note

    The boutique Del Mar meet continued on a successful note entering its final full week of racing with sizeable increases in ontrack and all-sources wagering, though attendance was down slightly from 2011.