Keyword: Personal Ensign Handicap

  • Champion Ashado One to Beat in Personal Ensign

    Starlight Stables and partners' Ashado is arguably the dominant older filly and mare in North America. The questions remaining are: Can she get any better? And, can anyone get close to her?

  • Pletcher's Ashado, Flower Alley Work in Tandem

    Starlight Stable's Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I) champion Ashado and Melnyk Racing Stables' Flower Alley worked together Sunday morning for trainer Todd Pletcher. The duo breezed five furlongs in 1:02 1/5 over the Saratoga main track.

  • Passing Shot (left) surges past Wild Spirit to score upset victory in the Personal Ensign Handicap, Friday at Saratoga.

    Passing Shot Shocks Wild Spirit in 'Ensign

    Hall of Fame trainer H. Allen Jerkens posted another of his legendary upsets at Saratoga Race Course when his unheralded allowance runner Passing Shot tagged multiple graded stakes winner Wild Spirit by a short nose at the wire of the $400,000 Personal Ensign Handicap (gr. I) Friday.

  • Beautiful Pleasure, with Jorge Chavez in the irons, wins the Personal Ensign Handicap (gr. I) Friday at Saratoga. Heritage of Gold is in the background.

    Beautiful Pleasure Rebounds in Personal Ensign

    John C. Oxley's Beautiful Pleasure earned a front-running win in in the $400,000 Personal Ensign Handicap (gr. I) Friday at Saratoga. Under Jorge Chavez, Beautiful Pleasure raced wide around both turns while alone on the lead before racing down the center of the track through the stretch, finishing five lengths clear of Back in Shape.

  • Beautiful Pleasure, winning the Shuvee Handicap in May.

    Personal Ensign 'Cap Features Distaff Rematch

    Beautiful Pleasure and Heritage of Gold will begin their rematch from neighboring starting gate stalls as the two drew post positions two and three, respectively, for Friday's $400,000 Personal Ensign Handicap (gr. I) at Saratoga.

  • Heritage of Gold, Beautiful Pleasure Prep

    Heritage of Gold and Beautiful Pleasure continued preparing for their expected rematch in the $400,000 Personal Ensign Handicap (gr. I) at Saratoga Aug. 25, completing workouts at that track Friday morning.