2016 Travers Stakes Workout Videos

2016 Travers Stakes Workout Videos

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One of the greatest races of the summer will be held this Saturday at Saratoga, that being the $1.25 million Travers Stakes (gr. I) for three-year-olds. The ten-furlong race, often called the “Midsummer Derby,” has drawn an incredibly deep field of fourteen horses, including Preakness Stakes (gr. I) winner Exaggerator and Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Creator. The field is so deep and talented that the Travers is shaping up to be a fourth leg of the Triple Crown!

To help you handicap this fantastic race, here are videos of some prominent Travers contenders training at Saratoga!


Creator

Exaggerator

Laoban

Connect, Gift Box, and My Man Sam

Mohaymen

Governor Malibu

Creator schooling at Saratoga

Destin in his stall at Saratoga

Gun Runner schooling at Saratoga

All videos courtesy of the New York Racing Association


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J. Keeler Johnson is a writer, blogger, videographer, and all-around horse racing enthusiast who was drawn to the sport by Curlin’s quest to become North America’s richest racehorse. A great fan of racing history, he considers Dr. Fager to be the greatest racehorse ever produced in America, but counts Zenyatta as his all-time favorite. He lives in Wisconsin and also writes for the Bloodhorse.com blog Unlocking Winners.

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