Keyword: Whitney

  • Gun Runner with jockey Florent Geroux carries a little extra weight, Cautious Giant's shoe hanging from his tail as he wins the 90th running of The Whitney at the Saratoga Race Course  Saturday Aug. 5, 2017 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

    The Week in Photos 8/8/2017

    Whitney, Test, Sorrento, National Museum of Racing Hall of fame, Yellow Ribbon, West Virginia Derby, Waya, La Jolla Handicap, Leopard, Albuquerque Handicap, West Virginia Governor's, and more.

  • Gun Runner takes the Whitney with style

    Gun Runner Cruises in Whitney

    Cruising for home on his lonesome under a confident ride from Florent Geroux, the 3-5 Steve Asmussen-trained favorite continued to draw away en route to a 5 1/4-length win over Keen Ice.

  • NBC Sports

    NBC Presents Live Coverage of Whitney From Saratoga

    Led by multiple graded stakes winner Gun Runner, a top field of seven horses is set for the 1 1/8 mile, $1.2 million Whitney this Saturday, August 5 at 5 p.m. ET on the live NBC broadcast from Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

  • Noble Bird

    Noble Bird Out for Rest of Year

    Stephen Foster (gr. I) winner Noble Bird will sit out the rest of the year after emerging from the Aug. 8 Whitney Handicap (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course with a hip injury, trainer Mark Casse said Sept. 12.

  • Tonalist breezed five furlongs at Saratoga's Oklahoma training track, clocking 1:02.55.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-PbXSxFR">Order This Photo</a>

    Tonalist, Noble Bird Among Whitney Workers

    Several Whitney (gr. I) contenders drilled July 31 for the upcoming $1.25 million race next weekend at Saratoga Race Course, including 2014 Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Tonalist, who put in his final serious work.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Fio Rito and jockey Les Hulet win the Whitney Handicap August 1, 1981.

    Saratoga 150 Racing History

    Follow our coverage of the Saratoga Sesquicentennial with images from the pages of The Blood-Horse magazine features during the Saratoga meet.

  • Fasig-Tipton Saratoga

    Positive Signs for Fasig-Tipton Saratoga

    The Whitney Invitational Handicap and the pleasant 70-degree temperatures were hot conversation topics as potential buyers kept consignors busy in the days leading up to the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga sale of selected yearlings.

  • Successful Dan<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=1837287748&k=mrwbnK6">Order This Photo</a>

    Successful Dan on Course for Whitney

    Trainer Charlie LoPresti said Morton Fink's grade II winner Successful Dan remains pointed toward the Aug. 3 Whitney Invitational (gr. I) at Saratoga, a race he missed last year after injuring his suspensory.

  • Successful Dan<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=1782652995&k=sqb4x5G">Order This Photo</a>

    Successful Dan Out of Whitney with Filling

    Trainer Charles Lopresti loaded Morton Fink's multiple grade II stakes winner Successful Dan onto a van the morning of July 28, bound for Lexington and an appointment with Dr. Larry Bramlage at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital.

  • Stephen Foster winner Macho Again is scheduled to run next in the Whitney.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8233512%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Macho Again in Fast Whitney Workout

    Macho Again, winner of last year's Jim Dandy (gr. II), turned in a bullet work before the heaviest of the rains began July 31 as he prepared for the grade I, $750,000 Whitney at Saratoga on Aug. 8.

  • Silver Buck Euthanized in Florida

    Silver Buck, a grade I winner and sire of champion and dual classic winner Silver Charm, was euthanized Oct. 4 because of complications from the infirmities of old age.

  • Gato Del Sol: One Good Cat

    Gato Del Sol, the 1982 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner and Belmont Stakes (gr. I) runner-up who died Aug. 7, not only boasted a Hall of Fame sire in Cougar II, but a female family from which many fine runners descend.

  • A Day At The Spa: Aug. 6, Quotes and More

    In honor of (and caused by) an 8:00 a.m. deadline, Hall of Fame inductions, an upcoming afternoon of racing coverage, and an evening of sales assignments, we defer to a smattering of quotes and scenes witnessed by your faithful correspondent, who peruses the backside of Saratoga (almost) every morning.

  • Foster Handicap winner Flashy Bull among impressive Whitney field.

    With Invasor Out, the Whitney's Anyone's Race

    It's time to step up. The June retirement of Invasor, the defending Horse of the Year and 2006 Whitney Handicap (gr. I) winner, has left a giant void at the top of the handicap division.

  • Churchill Downs, Magna Join Forces With Empire Racing

    The continuing consolidation of racing interests seeking the franchise currently held by the New York Racing Association took a quantum leap Wednesday when it was announced that Churchill Downs Inc. and Magna Entertainment were joining the Empire Racing team.

  • Saratoga Diary: Pointer Sisters Play for Good Cause

    Equine Advocates, an organization founded by Susan Wagner a decade ago to make certain that horses received protection from slaughter, abuse and abandonment, honored Staci and Arthur Hancock at its annual fund-raiser on Thursday night.

  • Henny Hughes, Invasor Work for McLaughlin

    Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin had Shadwell Stable's Invasor and Zabeel Racing International's Henny Hughes on the Saratoga main track Friday morning for four-furlong workouts.

  • New York gubernatorial candidate Eliot Spitzer.

    Kentucky Horsemen Make Donations to Spitzer

    Groups and individuals trying to influence the future direction of horse racing in New York have opened their wallets to statewide candidates and campaigns of legislators who will have a role in picking a new owner of the franchise to operate Aqueduct, Belmont, and Saratoga racetracks.

  • Commentator (right) survives late surge by Saint Liam to win the Whitney.

    Commentator Vs. Saint Liam in Woodward

    Saturday's $500,000 Woodward Stakes (gr. I) at Belmont Park managed to pry four horses out of the comfort of their stalls for the dubious task of taking on the race's two brilliant stars, Commentator and Saint Liam, the one-two finishers in the Whitney Handicap (gr. I).