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  • That Handicapping Show: Whitney Handicap

    The stars are coming out for the Whitney Handicap and Test Stakes this weekend. Watch Claire Novak and Frank Angst handicap the big race day at Saratoga. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Whitney Handicap.

  • Sweet Reason was installed as the 3-1 morning-line favorite for the Test.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-qrdhbCg">Order This Photo</a>

    Perfect at Spa, Sweet Reason Ready for Test

    After securing the first grade I win of her career last year at Saratoga Race Course, recent Acorn Stakes (gr. I) winner Sweet Reason will try to register a second straight top-level score Aug. 2 in the Longines Test Stakes.

  • Tonalist and Kid Cruz run with Wicked Strong in the Jim Dandy Stakes.
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    Tonalist, Kid Cruz Exit Jim Dandy Well

    Jim Dandy Stakes (gr. II) runner-up Tonalist and third-place finisher Kid Cruz both came out of the July 26 race well, and their respective trainers confirmed they will point to the Travers Stakes (gr. I).

  • Wicked Strong and Rajiv Maragh take the Jim Dandy Stakes at Saratoga.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-4r4JrMk">Order This Photo</a>

    Wicked Strong Gets Redemption in Jim Dandy

    After a somewhat disappointing Triple Crown campaign, Wicked Strong started the second half of his sophomore season in fine style, defeating Tonalist in the $600,000 Jim Dandy Stakes (gr. II) July 26 at Saratoga.

  • Coup de Grace comes running late to win the Amsterdam Stakes.
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    Coup de Grace Closes in Quick-Paced Amsterdam

    Fox Hill Farms' Coup de Grace closed with gusto in the $200,000 Amsterdam Stakes at Saratoga Race Course July 26, taking advantage after a quick early pace set-up in the 6 1/2-furlong sprint for his late-running style.

  • Palace Malice is among those scheduled to run in the Whitney.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-LsVHHZ2">Order This Photo</a>

    Whitney Card's Grade I Races Taking Shape

    The $1.5 million Whitney (gr. I) (Aug. 2)--the richest race this summer at Saratoga Race Course--has attracted a robust field of likely starters, topped by last year's Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner, Palace Malice.

  • Saratoga to Hold 'Low Roller' Tourney Monday

    Saratoga Race Course will host its first ever live-money tournament on Monday, July 28, when guests will be able to experience the thrill of tournament play for just $40.

  • Flashy American won the 2014 Sixty Sails Handicap.

    Flashy American Wheels Back for Shuvee 'Cap

    Flashy American will take another run at the $200,000 Shuvee Handicap (gr. III) at Saratoga Race Course July 27, wheeling back after a third-place finish in the Delaware Handicap (gr. I) two weeks earlier.

  • Wednesday at Saratoga

    Doug Salvatore looks at a baby race & the A.P. Indy Curse Wednesday at Saratoga.

  • The Week in Photos for 7/22/2014

    A full racing weekend with the start of Saratoga and Del Mar. Also racing from Ireland, images of Wise Dan, and rain soaked Woodbine.

  • Stopchargingmaria wins the CCA Oaks.
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    Stopchargingmaria Impressive in CCA Oaks

    Repole Stable's Stopchargingmaria took over rounding the far turn and drew off to an impressive five-length victory over Unbridled Forever in the TVG Coaching Club American Oaks (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course July 20.

  • Jockey Rosario Montanez

    Montanez Hospitalized After Saratoga Fall

    Jockey Rosario Montanez was transported by ambulance and admitted to Albany Medical Center July 19 after being unseated by his mount, Piquant, in the fifth race at Saratoga Race Course.

  • A Little Bit Sassy breaks from the far outside in the  Lake George Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-vxgKtTL">Order This Photo</a>

    A Little Bit Sassy Can Atone in Lake George

    A Little Bit Sassy, winner of the Edgewood Stakes but disqualified from victory in the Regret (gr. IIIT) last time out, returns in the $200,000 Lake George Stakes (gr. IIT) as the second week of racing begins at Saratoga.

  • Somali Lemonade comes home strong to win the Diana Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-dWcvRTG">Order This Photo</a>

    Somali Lemonade Squeezes Out Diana Upset

    Somali Lemonade surged to the lead in deep stretch and just held off multiple grade I winner Stephanie's Kitten to win the $500,000 TVG Diana Stakes (gr. IT) July 19 at Saratoga Race Course.

  • Tourist comes home strong to win the Sir Cat Stakes.
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    Tourist, Dettori Both Win on Spa Opening Card

    Making his first start in stakes company, front-running Tourist put away Storming Inti rounding the turn for home and spurted clear in the stretch to take the $100,000 Sir Cat Stakes on opening day at Saratoga July 18.

  • Stopchargingmaria won the 2014 Black-Eyed Susan. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-LdChwcH">Order This Photo</a>

    No Untapable, But CCA Oaks Comes Up Slight

    Despite the absence of Untapable, who chose to run in the Haskell Invitational Handicap (gr. I) instead of running in the Coaching Club American Oaks (gr. I), only six sophomore fillies were entered for the July 20 test.

  • NHC Tour Player Ferraro Wins 2-Year-Old Share

    Dr. John Ferraro, a 65-year-old oncologist from Clifton Park, N.Y., won a fractional interest in a 2-year-old racing prospect syndicated and managed by Sovereign Stable in a prize drawing held July 17.

  • The Jockey Club Tour Visits Saratoga, Del Mar

    The Jockey Club Tour on FOX will cover Del Mar and Saratoga Race Course on Sunday, July 20, with a two-hour telecast featuring the Eddie Read Stakes (gr. IT) and TVG Coaching Club American Oaks (gr. I).

  • That Handicaping Show: The Diana Stakes

    Claire Novak and Frank Angst preview the Diana Stakes and the Sanford Stakes, both July 19 at Saratoga. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Diana.

  • New York Turf Writers Plan Ceremony for Moran

    The New York Turf Writers Association will honor the late racing journalist Paul Moran with a ceremony at Saratoga Race Course Sunday, July 20, which would have been his 67th birthday. Moran died Nov. 9 of lung cancer.

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    Wise Dan Turns in First Breeze Since Surgery

    Two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan clicked through his first breeze since his May 16 colic surgery, getting a half-mile on the Keeneland lawn in :50 2/5 and galloping out in 1:02 2/5 under exercise rider Damien Rock.