Writer Terese Karmel, who wrote several pieces for BloodHorse, died Dec. 26.
|Lake George S||$150,000||3yo, f||8.5f T|
|Schuylerville S||$150,000||2yo, f||6f|
|Diana S||$500,000||3&up, f/m||9f T|
|Coaching Club American Oaks||$300,000||3yo, f||9f|
|Caress S||$200,000||4&up, f/m||5.5f T|
|Honorable Miss H||$200,000||3&up, f/m||6f|
|A.P. Smithwick Memorial Steeplechase H||$150,000||4&up,||16.5f T|
|John Morrissey S||$100,000||3&up,||6.5f|
|Bowling Green||$250,000||4&up,||11f T|
|Jim Dandy S||$600,000||3yo,||9f|
|Alfred G. Vanderbilt H||$350,000||3&up,||6f|
|Shuvee H||$200,000||3&up, f/m||9f|
|Coronation Cup S||$100,000||3yo, f||5.5f T|
|Shine Again S||$100,000||3&up, f/m||7f|
|National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame||$200,000||3yo,||8.5f T|
|Fasig-Tipton De La Rose S||$100,000||4&up, f/m||8f T|
|Fasig-Tipton Lure S||$100,000||4&up,||8.5f T|
|Fasig-Tipton Waya S||$200,000||3&up, f/m||12f T|
|Longines Test S||$500,000||3yo, f||7f|
|New York Stallion S||$100,000||3yo,||8f T|
|Quick Call S||$100,000||3yo,||5.5f T|
|New York Stallion S||$100,000||3yo, f||8f T|
|Tale of the Cat S||$100,000||3&up,||6f|
|Adirondack S||$200,000||2yo, f||6.5f|
|Fourstardave H||$500,000||3&up,||8f T|
|Saratoga Dew S||$100,000||3&up, f/m||9f|
|Bolton Landing||$100,000||2yo, f||5.5f T|
|Union Avenue S||$100,000||3&up, f/m||6.5f|
|Skidmore S||$100,000||2yo,||5.5f T|
|Alabama S||$600,000||3yo, f||10f|
|Lake Placid||$300,000||3yo, f||9f T|
|Summer Colony S||$100,000||3&up, f/m||9f|
|Evan Shipman S||$100,000||3&up,||9f|
|John's Call S||$100,000||3&up,||13f T|
|Riskaverse S||$100,000||3yo, f||8f T|
|New York Turf Writers Cup||$150,000||4&up,||19f T|
|Fleet Indian S||$200,000||3yo, f||9f|
|Funny Cide S||$200,000||2yo,||6.5f|
|Yaddo S||$150,000||3&up, f/m||8.5f T|
|West Point Presented by Trustco Bank||$150,000||3&up,||8.5f T|
|Seeking the Ante S||$200,000||2yo, f||6.5f|
|Ketel One 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|
|Sword Dancer||$1,000,000||3&up,||12f T|
|Personal Ensign||$700,000||3&up, f/m||9f|
|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||$250,000||3&up, f/m||11f T|
|Spinaway S||$350,000||2yo, f||7f|
|Saranac S||$300,000||3yo,||9f T|
|Prioress S||$250,000||3yo, f||6f|
|Bernard Baruch H||$250,000||3&up,||8.5f T|
The New York Racing Association, Inc. has released its 2018 racing calendar, which calls for 229 days of live thoroughbred action at Aqueduct Racetrack, Belmont Park, and Saratoga Race Course.
Last weekend’s Wall Street Journal featured an article “101 Things to Do Before You Die (At Age 101). In that bent, we’ve thought this through and have come up with a few “Things to Do in Racing Before You Die:”
The big preps for this year’s Breeders’ Cup have come and gone. Yet, the three biggest names for the upcoming World Championships were conspicuously missing…and missing not just from races in October—but since Labor Day.
NYRA reports the 2017 Saratoga Race Course meeting handled a record $676 million in all-sources handle, eclipsing last year's mark by 4.4%.
The Saratoga meet titles for 2017 go down the to the wire. Todd Pletcher takes his 13th trainer's title with 40 wins, which ties Chad Brown's mark set last year. Jose Ortiz wins second straight title at the Spa.
Trainer Chad Summers plans to bring multiple grade 1 winner Mind Your Biscuits back to the track Sept. 2 for the first time since running sixth to champion Drefong in the Aug. 26 Forego Stakes (G1) at Saratoga Race Course.
Larkin Armstrong's Harmonize, bred by Jack Swain III, seeks to rebound off a fourth in the July 22 Diana Stakes (G1T) at the Spa in the Sept. 2 Glens Falls Stakes (G3T) at 1 3/8 miles. Swain is also represented by his grade 3-placed homebred Lottie.
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Saranac Stakes (G3T) and Glens Falls Stakes (G3T) at Saratoga
Pure Silver will try to extend her unbeaten record when she takes on four other juvenile fillies in the $350,000 Spinaway Stakes (G1) at Saratoga Race Course Sept. 2.
When Gun Runner heads to the starting gate for the Sept. 2 Woodward Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1) at Saratoga Race Course, he will be viewed as the star burning brightest among his peers.
One year after champion Arrogate shipped in from California and turned the division on its ear with his win in the Travers Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1), West Coast emulated his stablemate when he registered a victory in the 1 1/4-mile test.
Practical Joke remains unbeaten around one turn and added another top-level triumph to his resume when he ran down Takaful in the stretch to win the $500,000 H. Allen Jerkens Stakes (G1) at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 26.
The New York Racing Association welcomed three-time Eclipse Award-winning jockey Ramon Dominguez to the Saratoga Walk of Fame Aug. 25.
For the first time in months, Tapwrit is coming into a race rested. And if the classic winner lands another power punch in the Aug. 26 Travers Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1), it might be the hit that sends the rest of his division sprawling.
Nearly three years to the day after her debut, Lady Eli will try and end her time at the Spa in the same fashion it began when she breaks from the inside post in a field of six for the $400,000 Woodford Reserve Ballston Spa Stakes (G2T) Aug. 26.
The pro-tem leader of the female sprint division puts her four-race win streak on the line Aug. 26 when she breaks from post 3 in a field of seven entered for the $500,000 Ketel One Ballerina Stakes (G1) going seven furlongs at Saratoga Race Course.
With all three individual classic winners set to start, along with six other graded stakes winners in the field of 12, the $1.25 million Travers (G1) could provide that long-awaited moment when the balance of power among the 3-year-old males shifts.
Alabama winner Elate's family comes full circle at the Spa
Belmont Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1) winner Tapwrit was installed as the 7-2 morning-line favorite in the field of a dozen sophomores entered for the $1.25 million Travers Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1).
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.
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.