1. Travers Upset: V. E. Day over Wicked Strong

    Trainer Jimmy Jerkens had the best horse in the $1.25 million Travers Stakes (gr. I)—but it wasn't the one everyone was betting on...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 25 days ago 5 reads 0 comments

  2. V.E. Day Takes the Travers Stakes

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  3. Artemis Agrotera Steps out in Ballerina Romp

    Artemis Agrotera polished off pacesetter La Verdad mid-stretch and sprinted clear to an overpowering victory in the $500,000 Ballerina Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 23 at Saratoga Race Course...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 25 days ago 350 reads 0 comments

  4. Artemis Agrotera Finishes 1st in Ballerina

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  5. Shared Belief Takes on Game on Dude in Pacific Classic

    The grizzled seven-year-old gelding Game On Dude and the up-and-coming three-year-old Shared Belief share top billing for Sunday’s Grade 1, $1 million Pacific Classic, the signature race of the summer meeting at Del Mar...

    Michael Dempsey Written by Michael Dempsey about 26 days ago 1,768 reads 0 comments

  6. Travers 2014: Post Time, Post Positions, Contenders Odds and Schedule

    There's no shortage of recognizable names in the 10-horse field for the Travers 2014. The Midsummer Derby is set for Saturday, August 23, and the purse is a handsome $1.25 million, per NYRA...

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  7. Pacific Classic 2014: Date, Post Positions, Odds, Prize Money Purse and More

    The stakes are high for the horses, jockeys, trainers and owners entered in the 2014 Pacific Classic at Del Mar, with a big chunk of change and a Breeders' Cup Classic berth on the line...

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  8. California Chrome Set to Return in Penn Derby

    Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome will return to racing in September, when the colt is set to run in the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby...

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  9. California Chrome to Make Return to Race Track at Pennsylvania Derby

    On the heels—or hooves—of winning the 2014 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, California Chrome will return to the track. The race horse will trot out again in the Pennsylvania Derby at Parx on Sept...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 27 days ago 603 reads 0 comments

  10. Trainer: California Chrome to Race in Pa. Derby

    The Kentucky Derby winner has never run at Parx. That is about to change. Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome is coming east to run in the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby at Parx on Sept...

    Samantha Talavera Written by Samantha Talavera about 27 days ago 744 reads 0 comments

  11. Belmont Stakes Winner Tonalist Headlines Travers Stakes at Saratoga

    Belmont Stakes winner Tonalist headlines a stellar field for Saturday’s Grade 1, $1.25 million Travers Stakes, the marquee event of the 40-day Saratoga meeting...

    Michael Dempsey Written by Michael Dempsey about 27 days ago 1,277 reads 0 comments

  12. Better Lucky Sticks with Dirt for Ballerina

    Better Lucky, a dual grade I winner on turf who won her first start on dirt in more than two years last month at Saratoga Race Course, returns to the upstate New York oval for the $500,000 Ballerina Stakes (gr...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 27 days ago 4 reads 0 comments

  13. 'Wildcat' Cuts Back in Distance for King's Bishop

    Wildcat Red hasn't competed at less than 1 1/16 miles in five races since taking the February 1 Hutcheson at Gulfstream Park, but on Saturday will show his versatility by cutting back ...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 27 days ago 2 reads 0 comments

  14. Bayern Aiming to Mimic Namesake, Capture Glory at Travers Stakes

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  15. FDA Sends Warning Letter to Compounding Firm

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has sent a letter to a Lexington pharmaceutical firm that compounds drugs for horses notifying the firm that tests show its drug products are "adulterated and misbranded" under the...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 28 days ago 149 reads 0 comments

  16. Australia Easy Juddmonte International Winner

    Dual Derby winner Australia conquered older opponents with consummate ease Aug. 20 at York, winning the Juddmonte International (Eng-I) by two lengths from The Grey Gatsby...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 28 days ago 203 reads 0 comments

  17. Stronach Among Jockey Club's Six Newest Members

    The Jockey Club has elected six new members, including Frank Stronach, the owner-breeder who is the owner of Santa Anita Park and Gulfstream Park and.....

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 28 days ago 301 reads 0 comments

  18. Close Hatches Bids for Perfection at Saratoga

    Close Hatches puts a three-race win streak on the line against six rivals Aug. 22 in the $500,000 Personal Ensign Invitational (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 29 days ago 7 reads 0 comments

  19. Main Sequence Wins Close Sword Dancer

    Favored Main Sequence, slow out of the gate to trail the field, charged home on the outside to nip Imagining at the wire in the $500,000 Sword Dancer Invitational Aug. 17 on the inner lawn at Saratoga Race Course...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 29 days ago 4 reads 0 comments

  20. Pure Sensation Tries to Stretch Speed

    Patricia Generazio's homebred Pure Sensation will attempt to stretch his speed to one mile on the turf Wednesday in the $100,000 Better Talk Now Stakes for 3-year-olds...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 29 days ago 63 reads 0 comments

  21. How a Baseball Hall of Famer Fell Hard for Horse Racing

    When I was a kid growing up in Brooklyn, I would tag along to the horse races with my older brother, Frank. And when I was a minor leaguer with the Louisville Colonels in 1961, I went over to Churchill Downs one afternoon...

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  22. Cronley: Horse Racing's Good List

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  23. Melbourne Cup Victor Dunaden to Overby Stud

    Sheikh Fahad Al Thani's recently retired French stayer Dunaden, winner of the 2011 Melbourne Cup (Aus-I) en route to champion stayer honors in Australia, will stand at Simon Sweeting's Overbury Stud in England next year...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 30 days ago 168 reads 0 comments