Multiple grade 1 winner Mind Your Biscuits is officially on track for the Aug. 26 Forego Stakes (G1) at Saratoga Race Course following his half-mile breeze over the Oklahoma training track the morning of Aug. 18.
|Schuylerville S. (G3)||$150,000g||2 yo, Fillies||6f||Details|
|Lake George S. (G3T)||$150,000a||3yos, Fillies||8.5f T||Details|
|Sanford S. (G3)||$150,000g||2 yo||6f||Details|
|Diana S. (G1T)||$500,000a||3&up, f/m||9f T||Details|
|Coaching Club American Oaks (G1)||$300,000g||3yos, Fillies||9f||Details|
|Caress S.||$200,000g||4&up, f/m||5.5f T||Details|
|Jonathan Kiser Novice S.||$75,000g||4&up||16.5f||Details|
|Honorable Miss H. (G2)||$200,000g||3&up, f/m||6f||Details|
|A. P. Smithwick Memorial Steeplechase H. (G1)||$150,000g||4&up||16.5f||Details|
|John Morrissey S.||$100,000g||3&up||6.5f||Details|
|Amsterdam S. (G2)||$200,000g||3yos||6.5f||Details|
|Alfred G. Vanderbilt H. (G1)||$350,000a||3&up||6f||Details|
|Bowling Green S. (G2T)||$250,000g||4&up||11f||Details|
|Jim Dandy S. Presented by NYRA Bets (G2)||$600,000a||3yos||9f||Details|
|Shuvee H. (G3)||$200,000a||3&up, f/m||9f||Details|
|Coronation Cup S.||$100,000a||3yos, Fillies||5.5f T||Details|
|Shine Again S.||$100,000a||4&up, f/m||7f||Details|
|Mrs. Ogden Phipps S.||$75,000g||4&up, f/m||16.5f||Details|
|National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame S. (G2T)||$200,000a||3yos||8.5f T||Details|
|Fasig-Tipton Waya S. (G3T)||$200,000a||3&up, f/m||12f||Details|
|Fasig-Tipton Lure S.||$100,000g||4&up||8.5f T||Details|
|Longines Test S. (G1)||$500,000a||3yos, Fillies||7f||Details|
|Whitney S. (G1)||$1,200,000a||3&up||9f||Details|
|Fasig-Tipton De La Rose S.||$100,000g||4&up, f/m||8f||Details|
|Troy H.||$250,000a||3&up||5.5f T||Details|
|Quick Call S.||$100,000a||3yos||5.5f T||Details|
|New York Stallion Series S.||$100,000g||3yos, Fillies||8f||Details|
|Tale of the Cat S.||$100,000a||3&up||6f||Details|
|Adirondack S. (G2)||$200,000a||2 yo, Fillies||6.5f||Details|
|Fourstardave H. (G1T)||$500,000a||3&up||8f||Details|
|Saratoga Special S. Presented by Coors Light (G2)||$200,000a||2 yo||6.5f||Details|
|Saratoga Dew S.||$100,000g||3&up, f/m||9f||Details|
|Bolton Landing S.||$100,000g||2 yo, Fillies||5.5f T||Details|
|Union Avenue S.||$100,000g||3&up, f/m||6.5f||Details|
|Skidmore S.||$100,000a||2 yo||5.5f||Details|
|Lake Placid S. (G2T)||$300,000a||3yos, Fillies||9f T||Details|
|Alabama S. (G1)||$600,000a||3yos, Fillies||10f||Details|
|Summer Colony S.||$100,000||3&up, f/m||9f|
|Evan Shipman S.||$100,000||3&up||9f|
|Michael G. Walsh Novice S.||$75,000||4&up||19f|
|John's Call S.||$100,000||3&up||13f T|
|New York Turf Writers Cup||$150,000||4&up,||19f T|
|Riskaverse S||$100,000||3yo, f||8f T|
|Fleet Indian S||$200,000||3yo, f||9f|
|Funny Cide S||$200,000||2yo,||6.5f|
|West Point||$150,000||3&up,||8.5f T|
|Seeking the Ante S||$200,000||2yo, f||6.5f|
|Yaddo S||$150,000||3&up, f/m||8.5f T|
|Ballerina S||$500,000||3&up, f/m||7f|
|Woodford Reserve Ballston Spa||$400,000||3&up, f/m||8.5f T|
|H. Allen Jerkens Memorial||$500,000||3yo,||7f|
|Personal Ensign||$700,000||3&up, f/m||9f|
|Sword Dancer||$1,000,000||3&up,||12f T|
|Smart N Fancy S||$100,000||3&up, f/m||5.5f T|
|Better Talk Now S||$100,000||3yo,||8f T|
|With Anticipation S||$150,000||2yo,||8.5f T|
|P.G. Johnson S||$100,000||2yo, f||8.5f T|
|Lucky Coin S||$100,000||4&up,||5.5f T|
|Glens Falls H||$200,000||3&up, f/m||11f T|
|Saranac S||$300,000||3yo,||9f T|
|Spinaway S||$350,000||2yo, f||7f|
|Prioress S||$250,000||3yo, f||6f|
|Bernard Baruch H||$250,000||3&up,||8.5f T|
Trainer Todd Pletcher saw three of his possible starters in the Travers Stakes (G1) breeze early the morning of Aug. 18, with Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming going four furlongs in company with Outplay, and Tapwrit also working a half-mile.
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Alabama Stakes (G1) at Saratoga.
The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) announced Aug. 17 an "All-Stakes Pick 4" with a partnership between Saratoga Race Course and Del Mar Racetrack on both Saturday, August 19 and Saturday, September 2.
After suffering three straight defeats at the hands of the multiple grade 1 winner Abel Tasman, Salty has a chance to snag a top-level score for herself in the 10-furlong Alabama Stakes (G1) at Saratoga Race Course.
With the champion colt's notorious training issues again flaring up at Saratoga Race Course this summer, Classic Empire has been shipped to Winding Oaks Farm in Ocala to prepare for the Sept. 23 Pennsylvania Derby (G1).
The Saratoga Springs City Center was buzzing with activity Aug. 14, as the first convention for Thoroughbred racing enthusiasts opened with more than three dozen events on topics ranging from aftercare, to marketing, to the sport's greatest horses.
Summerfield Sales' Francis Vanlangendonck talks about the success of the Fasig-Tipton New York bred sale.
Bluewater Sales' Meg Levy talks about the first session of the Fasig-Tipton NY-Bred Yearling Sale.
A satisfied Shack Parrish of Indian Creek talks about his consignment's first night.
Kate Taylor talks about the Taylor Made consignment and her optimism about the Fasig-Tipton New York-Bred Preferred Yearlings sale. Sponsored by Taylor Made.
Brad Grady's Girvin, winner of the July 30 betfair.com Haskell Invitational Stakes (G1), turned in his penultimate work for the Aug. 26 Travers Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1), breezing four furlongs in :50.45 Aug. 12.
Hanzly Albina of Blake-Albina Thoroughbred Services talks about his expectations for the Fasig-Tipton New York-bred sale. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales
On paper, multiple grade 1 winner Mind Your Biscuits' five-furlong breeze in 1:00.45 under regular rider Joel Rosario was one of the best over the Saratoga Race Course's main track on Aug. 11, ranking third-fastest of 18 horses.
John Hendrickson, a successful businessman who is thoroughly immersed in the Thoroughbred world, hopes to modernize the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, making it more accessible to a younger generation.
When it comes to Thoroughbred racing and Saratoga Springs, N.Y., too much, it seems, is never enough.
Why spend a million dollars on an untried yearling when you can buy a piece of history? We're not talking just any piece of history, but items that represent three superstars of The Turf, Secretariat, Dr. Fager, and Arts and Letters.
McCraken turned in one of his snappier breezes Aug. 10, when he covered four furlongs in :49.03 over the Oklahoma Training Track, the fastest of 31 drills at the distance Thursday.
Ron Blake and Hanzly Albina's consignment sold two fillies for $1.075 million at the Saratoga yearling sale. A third filly, by Pioneerof the Nile, failed to meet its reserve after being bid to $385,000.
Owner/breeder Bob Lothenbach bought five yearlings for $1.415 million. Three of his purchases are colts by More Than Ready, the sire of his multiple stakes winner Sonic Boom.
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Claire Novak recaps day 2 of the Fasig-Tipton selected yearling sale including comments from Boyd Browning, Kerri Radcliffe, Davant Latham, and Brian Graves. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency.
Claire Novak recaps day 1 of the Fasig-Tipton selected yearling sale including comments from Ian Brennan, Craig Bandoroff and Boyd Browning. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency.
Horse racing at its best was on display on Whitney Stakes Day at Saratoga. Gun Runner delivered a superstar performance in the Whitney while revelers made memories on another fantastic day at the Spa.
The distance wasn't his preference and the longshot pacesetter wasn't folding up as expected. Nonetheless, Neolithic pressed forward and got his comeback victory over the Saratoga Race Course main track Aug. 5.