A Single, Some Favorites, and a Longshot in the Woodward Day All-Stakes Pick 4

Photo by NYRA/Coglianese Photos/Chelsea Durand Closing weekend at Saratoga kicks off this afternoon with a terrific card highlighted by four graded stakes races, including the $750,000 Woodward Stakes (gr. I). These four races will comprise an all-stakes Pick 4 that … Continued

Bricks and Mortar Looks Strong in Hall of Fame Stakes

Photo by NYRA/Coglianese Photos/Chelsea Durand Earlier today, Goldikova, Good Night Shirt, Javier Castellano, Victor Espinoza, Garrett Gomez, Thomas Voss, Matt Winn, Ogden Mills Phipps, and John Gaines were inducted into the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame in Saratoga … Continued

Handicapping a Wide-Open Sanford Stakes

Baffin breaking his maiden at Churchill Downs – Coady Photography Saratoga has long been known for its top-notch two-year-old racing, and on Saturday eight promising juvenile colts will head to the post for the $150,000 Sanford Stakes (gr. III), a … Continued

Keeler Johnson Handicaps the Spinaway Stakes

Photo by Coglianese Photos/Chelsea Durand The 2016 Saratoga race meet comes to a conclusion this weekend, and as usual, some of the best races have been saved for last. The feature race of the meet for two-year-old fillies is the … Continued

Exaggerator Targets Pennsylvania Derby; Swipe Retired

© Benoit Photo NYRA Press Release: Grade 1 Preakness and Haskell Invitation winner Exaggerator has been in good energy since his off-the-board finish in last Saturday’s Grade 1 Travers last Saturday and remains on target for the Grade 2 Pennsylvania Derby … Continued

Effinex Will Skip Woodward, Target Jockey Club Gold Cup

Effinex (background) will attempt to improve on his third-place finish in the 2015 Jockey Club Gold Cup. Photo by NYRA/Coglianese Photos/Chelsea Durand NYRA Press Release: Opting to pass on the Grade 1 Woodward, trainer Jimmy Jerkens reported multiple graded stakes … Continued

Bradester Brings Win Streak into Woodward Stakes

Coady Photography NYRA Press Release: Joseph Sutton’s Bradester will look to ride his three-race win streak all the way into Saratoga’s closing weekend in the Grade 1 Woodward. Trained by Eddie Kenneally, the 6-year-old son of Lion Heart has been … Continued

Samraat Ready for Woodward Stakes

Morning at Saratoga – Photo by Coglianese Photos/Susie Raisher NYRA Press Release: Grade 2 Suburban Handicap runner-up Samraat remains on track for the Grade 1, $600,000 Woodward Saturday, having emerged from his five-furlong breeze this weekend in good order, said trainer … Continued

2016 Travers Stakes Workout Videos

© Benoit Photo 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 … Continued

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