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Honor Code to Answer Two-Turn Question in Whitney Stakes

August 5, 2015 |

Honor Code to Answer Two-Turn Question in Whitney Stakes: Opinion is split over whether Honor Code deserves the “one-turn horse” label or if other circumstances explained his puzzling efforts going two turns. A son of A.P. Indy and a descendant of Serena’s Song, a router who won multiple graded stakes races, it seemed unlikely Honor Code […]

The 2014 Jockey Club Gold Cup is a Handicappers Nightmare

September 24, 2014 |

The 2014 Jockey Club Gold Cup is a Handicappers Nightmare: The Jockey Club Gold Cup is one of the premier races of the summer, leading into the Breeders’ Cup Classic for the winner. Using the JCGC as a prep is usually a good idea for the three-year-olds, because it gives them experience against older horses, […]

Horse Racing News in Photos; Shared Belief, V.E. Day, & More

August 24, 2014 |

Horse Racing News in Photos; Shared Belief, V.E. Day, & More: The fourth week of August was by far the most exciting week in horse racing this month. We watched Close Hatches win the G1 Personal Ensign over champions such as Princess of Sylmar, Artemis Agrotera wowed the Saratoga crowd in the Ballerina Stakes winning […]

Get to Know the 2014 Travers Winner V.E. Day

August 24, 2014 |

Get to Know the 2014 Travers Winner V.E. Day: V.E. Day is our newest grades stakes winner! Winning the Travers (G1) on Saturday, August 23, 2014 in upsetting fashion, he stole the victory from his stable mate, Wicked Strong. I am positive his trainer would not have entered him had he thought he did not […]

V.E. Day Wins Travers Stakes 2014 Results & Replay

August 23, 2014 |

V.E. Day Wins Travers Stakes 2014 Results & Replay: V.E. Day and jockey Javier Castellano won the 1 1/4 mile 145th running of the G1 Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course on Saturday, August 23, 2014 for trainer Jimmy Jerkens, who also trains 2nd place finisher Wicked Strong with a photo finish. (See Replay & […]

Travers Stakes 2014; How Will the Travers Play Out?

August 13, 2014 |

Travers Stakes 2014; How Will the Travers Play Out?: The 145th running of the Travers Stakes takes place at Saratoga on Saturday, August 23, 2014. The G1 “Mid-Summer Derby” is worth $1,250,000 for a three-year-old colt or gelding that could propel himself into Horse of the Year by winning the Travers Stakes. When I look at […]