Headlines for Sunday, August 11, 2013

  • Tiz Flirtatious wins the John C. Mabee Stakes.

    Tiz Flirtatious Erases Any Doubt in Mabee Win

    A freshened Tiz Flirtatious made easy work of her four opponents in the $250,000 John C. Mabee Stakes (gr. IIT) Aug. 11, shaking clear in upper stretch to win without much of a challenge on the Del Mar turf.

  • FT NY-Bred Sale - Hip 379 brings $430k

    A daughter of Tapit consigned by Gainesway is purchased for $430,000 to top the Fasig-Tipton New York preferred yearling sale early in the night Aug. 11.

  • Corfu wins the Saratoga Special.
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    Corfu Gives Pletcher First Saratoga Special

    Front-running Corfu nipped Wired Bryan by a bare nose in a desperate finish to the $200,000 Saratoga Special (gr. II) Aug. 11, giving trainer Todd Pletcher his first win in the race for 2-year-olds at Saratoga Race Course.

  • Designer Legs wins the Adirondack Stakes.
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    Designer Legs Emerges With Adirondack Win

    Designer Legs, a Louisiana-bred filly who cost $10,000 at auction and began her career in the upper Midwest, shipped into Saratoga Race Course and emerged with a grade II victory to her credit in the Adirondack Stakes.

  • Orb at Saratoga

    In Fine Fettle, Orb Arrives at Saratoga

    Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Orb arrived at Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey's barn at Saratoga Race Course mid-afternoon on Aug. 11. He is preparing for a run in the Travers Stakes (gr. I).

  • Orb Grazes at Saratoga - 8/10/2013

    Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr.I) winner Orb grazes at Saratoga Aug. 10 shortly after arriving from Fair Hill. The Malibu Moon colt is prepping for a start in the Aug. 24 Travers (gr.I) for Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey.

  • Moonlight Cloud wins the Prix Jacques le Marois.
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    Moonlight Cloud Wins Clash of European Stars

    George Strawbridge's homebred Moonlight Cloud won a clash of top European stars Aug. 11 when the mare gamely held off outsider Olympic Glory to win the Prix Jacques Le Marois (Fr-I) at Deauville, France.

  • Palace Malice 
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    Palace Malice, Verrazano Breeze for Travers

    Todd Pletcher, who could saddle the top two choices in the Travers Stakes, sent star 3-year-olds Palace Maliceand Verrazano out for easy half-mile breezes in :49,02 and :49.05, respectively, Aug. 11.

  • Fasig-Tipton NY-Bred Sale

    FT NY-Bred Sale: Hip 395

    Hip 395, a half to millionaire Naughty New Yorker, at the Denali Stud consignment at the Fasig-Tipton New York-bred yearling sale in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., on Aug. 11.

  • FT NY-Bred Sale - Hip 395

    Hip 395, a half to millionaire Naughty New Yorker, at the Denali Stud consignment at the Fasig-Tipton New York-bred yearling sale in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., on Aug. 11. The bay colt is by Elusive Quality out of the Known Fact mare Naughty Natisha.

  • FT NY-Bred Sale - Mark Taylor on Session 1

    Mark Taylor of Taylor Made Sales Agency shares his thoughts on session I results of the Fasig-Tipton New York-bred sale in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency