Horse Racing News in Photos; Weekend Winners
Horse Racing News in Photos; Weekend Winners: In the third week of August, we watched the 20-1 underdog Hardest Core and jockey Eriluis Vaz fight the odds and take the Arlington Million. Euro Charline won the Beverly D. Stakes awarding the Team Valor International filly an automatic entry into the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf. Personal Diary and Corey Nakatani won the Del Mar Oaks in California. Stopchargingmaria continued her winning streak with her Alabama Stakes victory at Saratoga, which also hosted their famous Fabulous Fillies Day where fans witnessed a marriage proposal!
Fabulous Fillies Day on Friday, August 15, 2014 was a big success at Saratoga, which celebrates the contributions of women to the thoroughbred industry while raising funds for The Breast Cancer Research Foundation Play for P.I.N.K. (Photos Coglianese/NYRA)
Jonathan McCardle proposed to his beautiful girlfriend, Carol Crummey, in the winner’s circle at Saratoga on Friday, August 15, 2014. The proposal was a part of Saratoga’s Fabulous Fillies Day. (Photos Coglianese/NYRA)
Stopcharmingmaria and jockey John Velazquez won the G1 $600,000 Alabama Stakes for trainer Todd Pletcher and Repole Stable at Saratoga on Saturday, August 16, 2014. (Photos Coglianese/NYRA)
Personal Diary and jockey Corey Nakatani claim victory in the Grade I, $300,000 Del Mar Oaks, Saturday, August 16, 2014 at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Del Mar. CA. (Photos: Benoit)
Hardest Core wins the 32nd running of the Arlington Million earning an automatic entry into the Breeders’ Cup Turf at Santa Anita Park. (Photo: Daily Racing Funnies)