Keyword: Travers Stakes

  • American Pharoah at Del Mar August 23.

    NYRA Devising Strategy to Share 'Pharoah'

    The head of the New York Racing Association said Aug. 23 the organization will attempt to create as many opportunities as possible for patrons to view American Pharoah, who has been confirmed for the Aug. 29 Travers.

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    Texas Red Heads Busy Travers Worktab

    Texas Red led a busy slate of workers bound for the Aug. 29 Travers Stakes (gr. I) the morning of Aug. 22, when he breezed four furlongs in :46.66 over the main track at Saratoga Race Course.

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    Frosted Turns in Easy Move for Travers

    Frosted returned to the track Aug. 14 for his first serious work since running second in the Aug. 1 Jim Dandy (gr. II) at Saratoga, breezing 4f in :51.25 on the main track in preparation for the Aug. 29 Travers (gr. I).

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    Keen Ice Appears Headed to Travers Stakes

    Trainer Dale Romans confirmed Aug 13 that William Hill Haskell Invitational (gr. I) runner-up Keen Ice will breeze Aug. 15 in preparation for a start in the Travers Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 29.

  • Lenny's Place: A P Edition

    American Pharoah and A.P. Indy star in this episode of Lenny's Place. Lenny has an exciting interview with trainer Bob Baffert and they discuss the emotional roller-coaster of the past year.

  • Lenny's Place: A P Edition

    American Pharoah and A.P. Indy star in this episode of Lenny's Place. Lenny has an exciting interview with trainer Bob Baffert and they discuss the emotional rollercoaster from last year to this point in American Pharoah's career. Bob also provides details about plans to come to the Travers. Presented by Hill 'n' Dale Stallions

  • American Pharoah winning the Haskell.

    Baffert Indicates Travers Next for 'Pharoah'

    Trainer Bob Baffert said Aug. 10 that American Pharoah has bounced back from his effort and cross-country trip to the Haskell and he is leaning toward running next in the Aug. 29 Travers Stakes at Saratoga.

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    NYRA Caps Travers Day Attendance at 50,000

    The New York Racing Association announced Aug. 6 that attendance at Saratoga Race Course will be capped at 50,000 for the Aug. 29 blockbuster race card highlighted by the 146th Travers Stakes (gr. I).

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    Zayat Wants 'Pharoah' to Run in Travers

    Owner Ahmed Zayat said he would like to see Triple Crown winner American Pharoah make his next start in the Travers Stakes (gr. I) because it would help define the colt's legacy if he were to win the "Midsummer Derby."

  • Upstart, far outside, during the Haskell Stakes.

    Upstart Fine After Haskell; Travers Next

    Upstart emerged from his third-place finish in the Aug. 2 William Hill Haskell Invitational (gr. I) in good shape, according to trainer Rick Violette, and will be aimed for the Travers (gr. I) Aug. 29 at Saratoga Race Course.

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    'Pharoah' Heads Home, Next Race Undecided

    American Pharoah boarded a van Aug. 3 on the Monmouth Park backstretch for his long journey back to Southern California, where his connections will make a decision on where to point the Triple Crown winner next.

  • Texas Red and Frosted duel during the Jim Dandy Stakes.
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    Texas Red, Frosted Likely to Meet in Travers

    Jim Dandy (gr. II) winner Texas Red emerged from his victory over Frosted in exceptional condition and is on course for the grade I Travers Stakes Aug. 29, according to Julie Clark, assistant trainer to Keith Desormeaux.

  • 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.

  • Firing Line
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    Firing Line to Sit Out Los Alamitos Derby

    Arnold Zetcher's Firing Line will sit out the $350,000 Los Alamitos Derby (gr. II) July 4 because of recent foot issues, which forced him to miss a scheduled workout at Santa Anita Park June 6.

  • Will Take Charge #7 (R) with Luis Saez riding won the $1,000,000 Grade 2 Pennsylvania Derby at Parx Racing in Bensalem, Pennsylvania on Saturday June 21, 2013.

    Will Take Charge

    Relive moments from the racing career of Will Take Charge.

  • Haskin: A Victory for the Family

    Saturday's Travers Stakes (gr. I) was not just about V.E. Day, but also V.J. Day. We had the Victory in Europe tie-in and the Victory for Jerkens tie-in.

  • And They're Off: The Final Farewell

    Watch Steve Haskin and Lenny Shulman bid Steve farewell as And They're Off moves to the next chapter with Lenny's Place. The duo discuss the Travers S., Jimmy Jerkens, Tom Durkin, and the top 8 reasons Steve is leaving.

  • And They're Off: The Final Farewell

    Watch Steve Haskin and Lenny Shulman bid Steve farewell as And They're Off moves to the next chapter with Lenny's Place. The duo discuss the Travers Stakes, Jimmy Jerkens, Tom Durkin, and give the top 8 reasons Steve is leaving ATO.

  • Calumet Farm's English Channel and V. E. Day

    Watch footage of English Channel as Calumet Farm stallion director Ken Wilkins discusses plans for Calumet Farm. Learn more about Travers Stakes winner V. E. Day, Optimizer updates, and how their 70 horses in training are doing. Read more on this visit to Calumet Farm here.

  • After the Wire: Travers Stakes

    Evan Hammonds recaps the Travers Stakes, Ballerina Stakes and what Artemis Agrotera could hold for the Breeders' Cup.

  • Haskell winner Bayern

    Pedigree Analysis: Bayern

    By a 10-furlong grade I winner out of a mare by a Derby and Belmont Stakes winner, with a second dam who was a graded stakes winner at 10 furlongs, Bayern illustrates the difficulties of interpreting modern U.S. pedigrees.

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    Big Three Clash in Rich Travers Stakes

    On paper, the $1.25 million Travers Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course appears to be a three-horse race among Bayern, Tonalist, and Wicked Strong, there are several improving 3-year-olds who could be potential upsetters.

  • Live Saratoga Weekend Coverage from HRRN

    Horse Racing Radio Network will provide live on-site coverage of Saratoga's signature weekend beginning Friday, Aug. 22, with the Personal Ensign (gr. I) followed by the 145th Travers Stakes (gr. I) Saturday.

  • That Handicapping Show: Travers Stakes

    Claire Novak and Evan Hammonds handicap the exciting Travers Stakes at Saratoga this week. Will you pick the Jim Dandy Stakes winner? Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Travers Stakes.

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    Haskin: Viva Travers!

    First, Bayern is going to be very tough on an uncontested lead, especially breaking from post 2 and with a stone closer, Commanding Curve, inside him. Second, Tonalist and Wicked Strong are both sitting on big efforts.

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    Kid Cruz 'Perfect' in Final Travers Breeze

    Hoping to become the first woman to saddle a winner of the Travers Stakes (gr. I), trainer Linda Rice sent Kid Cruz to the main track at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 18 for his final breeze toward the historic race Aug. 23.