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V. E. Day capped an emotional weekend for trainer Jimmy Jerkens on Saturday, flying down the stretch to catch more heralded stablemate Wicked Strong and win the Grade 1, $1.25 million Travers Stakes by a nose at Saratoga Race Course.
Hidden in the shadow of his more heralded stablemate, V. E. Day burst into the spotlight with a thrilling nose victory over Wicked Strong in the Grade 1 $1.25 million Travers Saturday at Saratoga Race Course.
The Restaurant and Cafe at the new Ikea Miami, opening Aug. 27 in Sweetwater. This store will be the Swedish retailer's second largest store in the United States.
Saying that Palace Malice is 'dull and not himself,' Dogwood Stable's president Cot Campbell announced on Sunday afternoon that the colt would not run in the grade I Woodward Stakes on Aug. 30 at Saratoga Race Course.
Saratoga Springs, NY - Once again the showdown between leading 4-year-old fillies Close Hatches and Princess of Sylmar went the only way it possibly could have gone with Close Hatches continuing her undefeated year in Friday's $500,000 Personal Ensign Handicap at Saratoga Race Course.
California Chrome doesn't get stepped on out of the gate by Matterhorn, wins the Belmont Stakes and becomes the 12th Triple Crown winner, first since Affirmed in 1978.
Trainer Jimmy Jerkens had the best horse in the $1.25 million Travers Stakes - but it wasn't the one everyone was betting on.
Del Mar, CA - Defending winner Fed Biz has been installed as the 2-1 morning line favorite over Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile winner Goldencents for Sunday's $250,000 Pat O'Brien Stakes at Del Mar. The seven-furlong sprint, which precedes the Pacific Classic, has drawn a field of eight with Fed Biz getting post 2 and 5-2 second pick Goldencents starting ... (more)
The 145th Travers Stakes, a Grade 1 for 3yos contested over 1 1/4 miles and carrying a purse of $1.25 million, has drawn an excellent field of 10. The contenders seem to be coming from three different directions, so let's break them down into three groups and take a look.
The last weekend in July saw the commencement of the "second season" for 3-year-olds, with the Jim Dandy Stakes at Saratoga and the William Hill Haskell Invitational Stakes at Monmouth Park.
Bob Baffert said on a conference call promoting Saturday's $1.25 million Travers Stakes and Sunday's $1 million Pacific Classic that he now knows why he hasn't won the Breeders' Cup Classic Bicoastal: Baffert horses set pace in Travers, Pacific Bob Baffert said on a conference call promoting Saturday's $1.25 million Travers Stakes and Sunday's $1 ... (more)
20. , who finished fourth in the June 7 Belmont Stakes after injuring his right front quarter leaving the starting gate, has been training forwardly at conditioner Art Sherman's since returning from a respite at Harris Farms July 17. The Belmont loss snapped a six-race win streak for the blaze-faced Cal-bred chestnut, who also took the Santa Anita ... (more)
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 08:49 pm
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