Horse Racing News in Photos; Weekend Winners
Horse Racing News in Photos; Weekend Winners: The second weekend of August was just as thrilling as the first with Seek Again and Joel Rosario breaking a ten-year record on the Saratoga Turf in the Fourstardave Handicap while jockey Mike Smith made the Glen Hill Farm family proud in the Del Mar winner’s circle with Enterprising. In the biggest race of her career, Moulin de Mougin paid $18.40 for a win bet in the John C. Mabee Stakes at Del Mar on rider Mike Smith’s 49th birthday. We also take a look at jockey Gary Stevens as he made an appearance at Del Mar on Sunday, August 10, 2014 while recovering from knee surgery.
Seek Again and jockey Joel Rosario won the G2 $ 500,000 one-mile Fourstardave Handicap at Saratoga on Saturday, August 9, 2014 for trainer Bill Mott and Juddmonte Farm. (Photos Coglianese/NYRA)
Glen Hill Farm’s Enterprising and jockey Mike Smith won the 74th running of the G3 $150,000 La Jolla Handicap on Saturday, August 9, 2014 at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Del Mar CA. (Photos © BENOIT PHOTO)
Ran Jan Racing’s Moulin de Mougin and jockey Mike Smith overpower Wishing Gate to win the G2 $250,000 John C. Mabee Stakes on Sunday, August 10, 2014 at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Del Mar CA.
Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens pauses during backstretch rounds at Del Mar Race Track, Del Mar, CA Sunday morning, August 10, 2014 as he continues on his road to recovery from right knee replacement surgery performed July 25. The 51-year-old made a remarkable riding comeback last year after more than seven years on the sidelines and says he’s planning on coming back once more, something that has never been accomplished previously by a rider following a replacement surgery like his. (Photo © BENOIT PHOTO)