Late winter proved to be a frustrating time for trainer Christophe Clement when it came to his talented 3-year-old colt Tonalist, whose campaign had to be put on hold after he developed a lung infection while in south Florida.
The riding stars of Saratoga Race Course will line up in the starting gate Saturday for a special "Jockey Foot Race" to raise money as the Spa participates with other racetracks around the country in the first PDJF Day
With so much attention paid to Grade 1 Wood Memorial winner Wicked Strong, another quality 3-year-old in the barn of James Jerkens had little trouble flying under the radar.
Two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan took to the Oklahoma training track turf on Friday morning in advance of a possible start in the Grade 2, $500,000 Fourstardave Handicap on August 9 at Saratoga Race Course.
Exciting sprint prospect Rock Fall will take his first crack at graded stakes company on Saturday at Saratoga Race Course when he contests the Grade 2, $200,000 Amsterdam at 6 ½ furlongs for 3-year-olds.
After holding her own at 30-1 in the Grade 1 Ogden Phipps on June 7 at Belmont Park, Antipathy will take a significant drop in class for the Grade 3, $200,000 Shuvee Handicap for fillies and mares on Sunday at Saratoga Race Course.
Friday, July 25
Races: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Thursday, July 24
Races: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9
Wednesday, July 23
Races: 2, 7, 9, 10
Monday, July 21
Races: 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9
Forbes’ Firsters for Saturday, July 26, 2014
Race 3, All 2-year-olds, six furlongs, dirt, 2:02 p.m.
Forbes’ Firsters for Thursday, July 24, 2014
Race 2, All 2-year-olds, five furlongs, dirt, 1 p.m.
The Belmont Stakes
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