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  • Saratoga Race Course

    New Saratoga 'Walk' Honors Racing Greats

    The new Saratoga Walk of Fame honoring achievements of those who have made significant contributions to racing as well as to the advancement of Saratoga Race Course, will be ready for visitors when the meet opens July 24.

  • Honor Code wins the 2015 Met Mile.

    Honor Code to Target Whitney Handicap

    Honor Code will now target the Aug. 8 Whitney (gr. I) at Saratoga, McGaughey said. The 1 1/8-mile test will be just his second attempt at that distance and his first since winning the Remsen Stakes (gr. II) as a 2-year-old.

  • Seattle Slew

    Triple Crown Tales: A Horse Named Sue

    Long before Olympic gold-medalist Bruce Jenner transformed into Caitlyn Jenner, for a brief period of time in the late-summer of 1976, future undefeated Triple Crown winner Seattle Slew was mistakenly identified.

  • Saratoga will have a 40-day summer meet in 2015.

    NYRA Schedules 251 Race Days for 2015

    The New York Racing Association released its 2015 racing schedule Dec. 12, which calls for 251 days of live Thoroughbred action, headed by a 40-day summer meet at historic Saratoga Race Course.

  • Chris Kay, NYRA president and CEO

    NYRA Officials Meet With Aqueduct Customers

    In the first of a series of quarterly meetings, executives from the New York Racing Association took questions from customers in an hour-long question-and-answer session Nov. 15 at Aqueduct Racetrack.

  • Lenny's Place - Episode 1

    Welcome to Lenny's Place! In this episode Lenny catches up with Moreno's trainer Eric Guillot. Lenny also shares a few thoughts on expanding the Saratoga race meet, includes a top 5 list, and looks at the Breeders' Cup.

  • Total Wagering Down Slightly in August

    While the amount of money wagered on each U.S. race increased in August, a decline in the number of races offered proved too steep a hurdle as total wagering declined 0.37% compared with August 2013.

  • Artemis Agrotera

    New York-Breds Could Continue Strong Year

    One year after London Bridge became the first New York-bred to win a race at the Breeders' Cup World Championships, horses bred in the Empire State are securing spots with an eye toward doing more damage at this year's event.

  • Carpe Diem at the OBS March Sale.

    Carpe Diem, OBS March Co-Topper, Wins Debut

    Carpe Diem, whose $1.6 million sale price was the co-highest at the Ocala Breeders' Sale Co. March sale of selected 2-year-olds in training, led all the way to win his career debut Sept. 1 at Saratoga Race Course.

  • Ring Weekend wins the Saranac Stakes.
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    Ring Weekend at Home on Turf in Saranac Win

    Ring Weekend appears to have found a home on the grass after taking the $300,000 Saranac Stakes (gr. IIIT) by 2 3/4 lengths over longshot Smooth Daddy in the final stakes of the 2014 season at Saratoga Race Course Sept. 1.

  • Condo Commando wins the Spinaway Stakes.
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    Condo Commando 'Splash-tastic' in Spinaway

    Condo Commando took all of the drama out of track announcer Tom Durkin's final call when she romped to victory in the $350,000 Spinaway Stakes (gr. I) over a sloppy track at rainy Saratoga Race Course Aug. 31.

  • Irish Mission wins the Glens Falls Handicap.
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    Irish Mission Gets Job Done in Glens Falls

    It wasn't the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) , but it was another stakes winner for owner Robert S. Evans and trainer Christophe Clement when Irish Mission ran down Viva Rafaela to take the $150,000 Glens Falls Stakes (gr. IIIT).

  • Itsmyluckyday fights off Moreno to win the Woodward.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-mDj3wXV">Order This Photo</a>

    Itsmyluckyday Outfights Moreno in Woodward

    Co-favorites Itsmyluckyday and Moreno battled shoulder to shoulder through the entire length of the Saratoga stretch before Itsmyluckyday prevailed to win the $600,000 Woodward Stakes (gr. I) by half a length Aug. 30.

  • Palace leads the way in the Forego Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-JpQzpjd">Order This Photo</a>

    Palace Dazzles in Speedy Forego Triumph

    Antonio Miuccio's Palace dazzled in the $500,000 Forego Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 30, diving to the rail and drawing off to finish the seven-furlong test in 1:21.95.

  • Stonetastic romps in the Prioress Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-PgqsMKN">Order This Photo</a>

    Stonetastic Powers to Prioress Score

    Stonetastic turned an evenly matched race on paper into a runaway victory on the track, registering a powerful 8 1/2-length score in the $300,000 Prioress Stakes (gr. II) from Saratoga Race Course Aug. 30.

  • John Velazquez

    Velazquez Receives Mike Venezia Award

    Hall of Fame rider John Velazquez, a two-time Eclipse Award winner, was presented with the Mike Venezia Memorial Award Aug. 30 at Saratoga Race Course.

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    Knee Surgery to Sideline Kid Cruz for Year

    Grade III winner Kid Cruz, most recently fourth in the Travers Stakes (gr. I), is having surgery to remove a chip from his left knee and will miss the rest of the year, trainer Linda Rice said Aug. 29 from Saratoga.

  • Wallyanna won the 2014 National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Stakes. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-mh7bQx3">Order This Photo</a>

    Wallyanna Back for More in Saranac

    After acing his graded stakes debut Aug. 8 with a 23-1 upset of the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Stakes (gr. IIT) at Saratoga, Wallyanna looks to continue his success Sept. 1 in the Saranac (gr. IIIT).

  • I Spent It won the 2014 Saratoga Special.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-HWR7sxk">Order This Photo</a>

    I Spent It, Competitve Edge Enter Hopeful

    I Spent It tries to become the first 2-year-old since City Zip to sweep the Saratoga Special and Hopeful (gr. I) stakes if the son of Super Saver starts in the latter race Sept. 1, closing day at Saratoga Race Course.

  • Cat's Claw won the 2014 Fasig-Tipton Waya Stakes. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-nN6dMrQ">Order This Photo</a>

    Cat's Claw Seeks Four in a Row in Glens Falls

    Cat's Claw has taken every step up the class ladder since her inauspicious beginning and has now scratched her way up to the $150,000 Glens Falls Stakes (gr. IIIT) on the turf at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 31.

  • That Handicapping Show - Woodward Stakes

    Claire Novak and Tom LaMarra discuss the return of Wise Dan in the Bernard Baruch Handicap and handicap the Woodward Stakes at Saratoga this week. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Woodward Stakes.

  • Startup Nation wins the 2014 With Anticipation Stakes. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-P7n4B9p">Order This Photo</a>

    Startup Nation Impresses in With Anticipation

    New York-bred Startup Nation rolled to an impressive victory Aug. 28 in the $200,000 With Anticipation Stakes (gr. IIT) at Saratoga, surviving and inquiry and claim of foul to earn his first graded stakes score.

  • Tom Durkin

    Durkin to be Honored at Saratoga This Weekend

    The illustrious career of longtime track announcer Tom Durkin will be celebrated with two days in his honor at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, the New York Racing Association announced.

  • Whitney winner Moreno will try for consecutive wins in the Woodward.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-n2q5xrV">Order This Photo</a>

    Speedy Moreno Dangerous Again in Woodward

    Southern Equine Stables' Whitney (gr. I) winner Moreno and runner-up Itsmyluckyday will face off again Aug. 30 in the final grade I event for older horses of the Saratoga Race Course season, the $600,000 Woodward Stakes.

  • Miss Behaviour faces 7 in the Prioress Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2799360795&k=wRGs27q">Order This Photo</a>

    Miss Behaviour Cuts Back for Prioress Run

    A trio of fillies who have registered runner-up finishes in recent grade I races in New York will try to finish atop the $300,000 Prioress Stakes (gr. II) Aug. 30 at Saratoga Race Course.