Happy Trails to Juba the Gray

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There are “Chromies,” and then there are Juba fans. I take pictures of him, I bring a big sign to a few of his races (of which I’ve attended five in person), I have his horseshoe in my bedroom, and …

Frosted’s Woodward Loss No Crying Shame

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There’s nary a very good racehorse that never lost, and when they do lose, we as fans and handicappers often see the true courage and ability of these horses as they struggled so hard to reach victory only to end …

Songbird Soars in Coaching Club American Oaks

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In a contest that will assuredly be one of the most replayed races on YouTube this summer, undefeated three-year-old champion filly Songbird came into Saratoga on a lark and soared down the stretch an eagle– upsetting the upset history of …

Long On Value Runs Late to Win Lucky Coin Stakes

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Winless for over a year now and fourth in last year’s National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame Stakes (II), Long On Value shortened up to the sprint distance of 5 1/2 furlongs for his first victory at Saratoga Race …

Bitumen Brilliant in Sanford Stakes Win

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Shipping to Saratoga after winning his debut race at Churchill Downs just three weeks prior, Bitumen is on a roll in the best way possible after an impressive win in the $150,000 Sanford Stakes (III) for two-year-olds. Historically a top …

Dacita Noses Out Recepta in Diana Stakes Thriller

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With thunderclouds threatening an otherwise hot and humid Saturday at Saratoga Race Course, a slight drizzle did not damper the spirit or the stretch run of Sheep Pond Partners’ Chilean-bred Dacita [CHI], a filly who favors a firm going and …