Mission Impazible Stars in Belmont Closing Weekend

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One of the leading freshmen sires with over $200,000 in progeny earnings so far from six runners, Mission Impazible is a New York resident stallion that is well-represented in the two juvenile stakes for New York-breds in Belmont Park’s closing …

Guapaza Cruises in River Memories Stakes

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In case anyone on the turf stakes-studded Stars and Stripes Festival card forgot, it’s Chad Brown’s world on the grass. Anyone else can only hope to have a chance against his stable stars. A day after the million-dollar hubbub, Chad …

Catch a Glimpse Uncatchable in Belmont Oaks

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Running away from the field and dusting her rivals as much as she did her doubters, Breeders’ Cup winner Catch a Glimpse kept her turf record intact with a thrilling wire-to-wire victory in the $1 million Belmont Oaks Invitational (I) for …

Effinex Wins Second Straight Suburban Handicap

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For only the third time in its storied history, the $500,000 Suburban Handicap (II) was won by the same horse in back-to-back years. Effinex, the New York-bred son of Mineshaft who has already clocked in multiple graded stakes victories, added …

Deauville Edges Highland Sky in G1 Belmont Derby

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Aidan O’Brien has come awful close to winning the $1.25 Belmont Derby Invitational (I) before– in 2014, his eventual Cox Plate (I) winner Adelaide [IRE] ran a heartbreakingly close second to winner Mr. Speaker– and now he can officially say …

Fish Trappe Road Rallies to Win Dwyer Stakes

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In a race that pitted two big performers from the Belmont Stakes card against each other, the $100,000 Dwyer Stakes (III) did not fail to impress as New York-bred Fish Trappe Road rallied late to score by 1 1/4 lengths …

Undefeated Coppa Stays That Way in Victory Ride

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In an evenly-matched field of three-year-old fillies, the lone Californian shipper showed her class. Odds-on favorite Coppa, who had shipped in to contest the $150,000 Victory Ride Stakes (III) as part of the Stars and Stripes Festival on July 9, …

Charities Benefit Daily at Saratoga Race Course

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Been to Saratoga? Then you’ve probably at some point walked past the jockey silks room and seen the tables set up for charity. It’s a thing the folks at Saratoga Race Course and the NYRA do on a daily basis …