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 …

Long Island Sound Invades for Belmont Derby

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While there is no Breeders’ Cup berth on the line, the Belmont Derby (I) is considered the highlight of the Stars and Stripes Festival card, drawing thirteen entries including three colts from overseas connections. Local horse Camelot Kitten seeks to …