Odds-on favorite Turbulent Descent earned her fourth career Grade 1 victory in the first start for her new connections, taking over at the top of the stretch and going on to a 1 ¼-length win over Derwin’s Star in Friday’s $500,000 Ballerina at Saratoga Race Course.
The nationally syndicated radio show “Free Beer and Hot Wings” took their morning antics trackside today with a live broadcast from Saratoga Race Course on the eve of the 143rd running of the Grade 1, $1 million Travers.
Elegant evening event at Saratoga Race Course to feature an exciting live and silent auction; elaborate food stations and cocktail offerings
Official party of the Travers to raise funds for Backstretch Employee Service Team, Times Union Hope Fund and Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund
Racing fans will converge on Saratoga Race Course and
downtown Saratoga Springs for a pair of exciting events on the eve of the 143rd running of the Grade 1, $1 million Travers.
An exciting race card and perfect weather drew more than 30,000 to Saratoga Race Course on Saturday, August 18. However, for one couple, Alabama Day 2012 will be remembered not for the racing, but instead for their engagement.
Confidently ridden by Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez, even-money favorite Stephanie’s Kitten burst through an opening in deep stretch and powered to a half-length victory over Centre Court in Sunday’s Grade 2, $200,000 Woodford Reserve Lake Placid at Saratoga Race Course.
Questing, who as of June was eligible for the first allowance condition, took command of the 3-year-old filly division with a front-running tour de force Saturday in the 132nd running of the Grade 1, $600,000 Alabama at Saratoga Race Course.
With equal parts flair and power, Ogden Mills “Dinny” Phipps’ homebred colt Point of Entry powered through the stretch Saturday and easily won the Grade 1, $600,000 Sword Dancer Invitational at Saratoga Race Course.
Lubash scored his first victory since 2010 on Thursday afternoon at Saratoga Race Course, sweeping from last to first to beat six other New York-breds in the $150,000 West Point presented by Trustco Bank.
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.
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