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 …

Sweet Loretta Impresses in Schuylerville Stakes

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In what would become a bittersweet weekend for defending top trainer Todd Pletcher between the breakdown of star three-year-old Stradivari and a couple wins strung together, St. Elias Stable’s pricey Tapit filly became the newest feather in his cap as …

Ancient Secret Stays Perfect in Spa Debut

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Hot off his Belmont spring training title, Chad Brown gave no one mercy in the opening day card at Saratoga Race Course. His undefeated New York-bred charge Ancient Secret only proved it. Under last summer’s leading jockey Irad Ortiz Jr, …

Bronson Meets Bitumen in Sanford Stakes

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A historically memorable stakes tradition, it was in the Sanford Stakes that Man o’ War’s mighty undefeated record fell to a horse named Upset. In 2015, the race caused some upset among bettors and fans alike when an oncharging Magna Light …

Miss Freeze Wins Lynbrook Stakes On Debut

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On Belmont Park’s closing day, a new star shined on the New York-bred circuit. Even more impressively, the two-year-old was making her stakes debut and career debut all in one victorious shot. Trained by David Cannizzo, Miss Freeze was not …

Runaway Lute Impresses in Rockville Centre

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Setting the tone for the New York-bred juvenile scene that will undoubtedly get hotter as Saratoga and the Belmont championship fall meet draw near, the $125,000 Rockville Centre Stakes for state-bred two-year-old colts saw an easy maiden winner stay undefeated …