The Breeders' Cup announced that the 2013 Breeders’ Cup Challenge series will consist of 67 automatic qualifying races into the Breeders' Cup World Championships.
NYRA and the Saratoga 150 Committee today announced a new attraction designed to pay homage to the most accomplished thoroughbreds to compete at Saratoga Race Course during its 150-year history.
Presented to Saratoga 150 by Marylou Whitney and John Hendrickson.
With the way Todd Pletcher’s 2-year-olds have been performing this summer at Saratoga Race Course, it was only fitting for his charge Shanghai Bobby to close out the meet with a rousing victory.
Jockey Ramon Dominguez won six races on Sunday, including a 10-1 upset in the Grade 3, $150,000 Saranac aboard Unbridled Command, establishing a Saratoga Race Course meet record in the process.
In an electrifying finish, favored Alpha came back to hit the wire alongside 33-1 shot Golden Ticket Saturday afternoon at Saratoga Race Course, resulting in the first dead heat in the Grade 1, $1 million Travers since 1874.
One day after joining gelding Fourstardave in the Hall of Fame, jockey John Velazquez piloted Wise Dan to an electrifying victory in the 28th running of the Grade 2, $500,000 Fourstardave Handicap on Saturday at Saratoga Race Course.
Monday, September 3
Races: 1, 3, 4, 10
Sunday, September 2
Races: 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9
Saturday, September 1
Races: 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Friday, August 31
Races: 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
FORBES’ FIRSTERS FOR MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 3
RACE 6, ALL TWO-YEAR-OLDS, 5 ½ FURLONGS, DIRT, 3:11 P.M.
FORBES’ FIRSTERS FOR SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 2
RACE 2, TWO-YEAR-OLD FILLIES, SEVEN FURLONGS, DIRT, 1:32 P.M.
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