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Wicked Strong

Tonalist, Wicked Strong tangle again in Grade 1, $1.25 million Travers

Grade 1 winners Tonalist and Wicked Strong will renew their budding rivalry on racing's biggest summer stage, joined by fellow Grade 1 heroes Bayern and Mr Speaker among 10 horses set to gather for the 145th Grade 1 Travers.

Better Lucky

Better Lucky, My Miss Aurelia clash again in Grade 1 Ballerina

Although it only featured four starters, the Shine Again restricted dirt stakes on July 21 looked about as tough as a race can get, with Grade 1 winners Better Lucky, Grace Hall and 2011 Juvenile Filly Champion My Miss Aurelia hooking up in an epic battle

Coup de Grace

Coup de Grace looks to strike another blow in G1 Ketel One King's Bishop

Coup de Grace, a comfortable winner of the Grade 2 Amsterdam on July 26, will return to Saratoga Race Course to compete as the favorite on Saturday in the Grade 1, $500,000 Ketel One King's Bishop.

Close Hatches

Close Hatches blows competition away in G1 Personal Ensign

In June, Close Hatches was all out to win the Grade 1 Ogden Phipps by a head at Belmont Park. On Friday at Saratoga Race Course, the 4-year-old went to the lead and never looked back.

Centre Court

Centre Court hopes to recapture best form in G2 Ballston Spa

Grade 1 winner Centre Court will look to get her career back on track in the Grade 2, $250,000 Ballston Spa for older fillies and mares on Saturday at Saratoga Race Course.

Red Jacket

Jerkens, Lukas, Durkin honored Friday at Saratoga

Hall of Famer trainers H. Allen Jerkens and D. Wayne Lukas, along with legendary track announcer Tom Durkin, were honored Friday in the second annual "Red Jacket" ceremony in the winners' circle at Saratoga Race Course.


Saratoga Race Course Notes - August 22

On his second morning in Saratoga, Bayern galloped 1 ½ miles over the main track after the renovation break Friday in preparation for Saturday's Grade 1, $1.25 million Travers.

Empire Dreams

Inaugural Saratoga Showcase Day set for Sunday

Highlighted by six stakes races worth $1.15 million, nearly 100 New York-breds will be competing on a special 11-race card for the inaugural "Saratoga Showcase Day" on Sunday at Saratoga Race Course.

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  • Thursday, August 21 Photo Finish

    Thursday, August 21
    Races: 8

  • Wednesday, August 20 Photo Finish

    Wednesday, August 20
    Races: 4, 7, 9, 10

  • Monday, August 18 Photo Finish

    Monday, August 18
    Races: 4, 5, 6, 8, 10

  • Sunday, August 17 Photo Finish

    Sunday, August 17
    Races: 1, 2, 3, 6, 10, 11

  • Friday, Aug. 22

    Forbes’ Firsters for Saturday, August 24, 2014

    Race 2, All 2-year-olds, 1 1/16 miles, turf, 12:05 p.m.; Race 4, All 2-year-olds, six furlongs, dirt, 1:09 p.m.

  • Thursday, Aug. 21

    Forbes’ Firsters for Friday, August 22, 2014

    Race 7, 2-year-old fillies, six furlongs, dirt, 4:10 p.m.



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Michael Dubb 11
Repole Stable 10
Kenneth L. and Sarah K. Ramsey 8
Chester and Mary Broman, Sr. 7
Klaravich Stables 6
Darley Stable 5
Ralph M. Evans 5
Jim and Susan Hill 4
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