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
Finally climbing off the fence, trainer Dallas Stewart committed his Kentucky Derby runner-up Commanding Curve to a run in the Grade 2, $600,000 Jim Dandy on Saturday instead of the $100,000 Curlin the day before.
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.
Trainer Graham Motion was nearing the completion of his journey Wednesday afternoon with a couple horses on a van from his base at the Fair Hill Training Center when the weather alert went off on the CB radio.
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.
Hall of Fame trainer Nick Zito will give Grade 2-winning sprinter Spot another chance to stretch out in Friday's $100,000 Curlin for 3-year-olds going 1 1/8 miles.
The New York Racing Association, Inc. and Stewart's Shops today announced that as a result of the extraordinary popularity of the new Saratoga Race Course season pass program, clubhouse season passes have been sold out for the 2014 meet.
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
Sunday, July 20
Races: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 11
Forbes’ Firsters for Thursday, July 24, 2014
Race 2, All 2-year-olds, five furlongs, dirt, 1 p.m.
Forbes’ Firsters for Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Race 2, 2-year-old fillies, five furlongs, dirt, 1:00 p.m.
The Belmont Stakes
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