• In a pouring rain, Harmonize rolls on by to a big win in the With AnticipationPosted 10 hours ago
  • Azar gets there late to win Saratoga's With Anticipation.Posted 1 day ago
  • High Noon Rider wins the Better Talk Now as the longest shot on the board.Posted 3 days ago
  • It's all Stellar Wind in Del Mar's Torrey Pines.Posted 4 days ago
  • Lady Shipman both Smart and Fancy in winning another one at the Spa.Posted 4 days ago
  • Keen Ice shocks American Pharoah in the Travers.Posted 5 days ago
  • Flintshire flaunts his class in the Grade 1 Sword Dancer.Posted 5 days ago
  • Nothing but a walk in the park for Private Zone in the Grade 1 Forego.Posted 5 days ago
  • Runhappy runs them off their feet in the Grade 1 King's Bishop.Posted 5 days ago
  • Unbridled Forever storms to victory in the Grade 1 Ballerina.Posted 5 days ago

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Jerkens Saddles Formidable Pair in Woodward

Looking to finish the meet strong, trainer Jimmy Jerkens will saddle a formidable pair of 4-year-old graded stakes winners in Saturday's Grade 1, $600...

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I like this horse, it has a certain i don't know what....
1st - Gomo (UNCLE MO with a sensational performance in the Breeders Cup Juvenile ) 2nd - Land Over Sea 3rd - Mitzi Winks 4th - My Dynamo 5th - Songbird
Effinex....sounds like something for psoriasis. Nice horse, rotten name. Had him in the Surburban. I don't like him in this race. Coach Inge at a price.
NBC is Wrong - American Pharoah did not have it easy in the TraversRead More
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  • Douglas Rutherford via Disqus · Zayat : if you truly Trusted , Believed in your own words by saying You honestly Trust n Believe in your Trainer : Then you would have NEVER brought AP to Saratoga . . . Baffert had no trouble , problem ( HINTING ) that the Travers was not really in his plan for AP : I was really totally surprised that Baffert didnt have the ( Mind Set ~ Wisdom ) to control the where abouts plan for the remaining races for AP . . . As good as Baffert has been with AP , I even think Baffert let AP down abit . . . Im not making up any excuses at all for this loss of AP : Champions find that will power to Win : At worst , they run 2nd ! But if my own sources knew about the plan from KM about taking it to AP with Frosted by making him fight hard for every stride ~ then that could not have been too good of news for the Baffert team : Not too many seem to be too focused , worried about Texas Red from my own camp . . . Lack of being primed , conditioned for this demanding race was going to take a toll on TR : And it did show . . . Was not a very smart race to put TR in . . . Should have waited for the ( Pa Derby ) once they got wind that AP was coming to Saratoga. The ( Pa Derby ) would have given TR that extra race setup leading into the BCC . . . · 18 hours ago
  • Ross via Disqus · Gotta love all the hate comments here. For a horse than ran 46 and change on the second half mile really close to the rail being inside of another horse while getting passed on the turn and still managed to blow away that horse is superb. Keen Ice ran well and was able to pick up the pieces from Lezcano's sacrifice. · 15 hours ago
Someone's got to add Noble Bird and Hard Aces assuming both stay healthy they're guaranteed spots in the field due to winning "win and you're in" races. I know both horses are coming off awful performances in the Whitney and PC but still. Same goes for the winner of the Woodward on Saturday.
Does anyone know what is going on with Rachel's future breeding career.?
  • creativecause · According to an article I read back in April her breeding career is over. · 51 days ago
  • Mouse via Disqus · Barbara Banke stated in an interview that Rachel is too special a horse to risk her life again. So sad to hear, but it is for the best. She had problems with both foals. She will spend the rest of her life being a horse in one of the most beautiful farm in Kentucky! · 1 hour ago
Banree & Rachel's Valentina to fill the top 2 spots. I am not crazy about any one else here.
The final weekend of the 2015 Del Mar summer meeting is upon us and that means the 65th Running of the Grade I Del Mar Debutante. Read More
BREAKING NEWS: Secret Circle, winner of the 2013 Breeders Cup Sprint and the 2015 Dubai Golden Shaheen, has been retired from racing and will stand stud in 2016. Bob Baffert tells DRF's Steve Andersen that there were plans for him to return to racing later this year but he was slow to get back into training and the owners feel he has done enough and will send him off to stud. Baffert praised Secret Circle calling him a great horse and very special to train. Article on DRF
I wish that they would bring Solow to America for the breeders cup I mean he's the best in France so why not come to the U.S. to compete I mean that's what racing is about but the trainer said the he would not bring Solow to the breeders cup what does he fear Americans would love to see him compete here I mean why say he's the best when he only competes in France why not here & why not he's the best IN the world instead he's going tO RACE IN Europe you can'r say he's the best when he's only in one place what has racing come to we can't see the champions race that is not good for racing is the same we will only see American Ph race only once or twice then we will no longer see him how can that be good for racing.
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  • slewcrew7778 · From what I've heard, I don't believe any of the European contingent will be coming this year. Has something to do with the Keenland turf course. Will try to get more info. · 73 days ago
  • MaiyaDay via Disqus · Americans say their horses are the best and they don't ship anywhere to prove it. Solow has won in Europe and shipped to Dubai and won there. If American turf horses want to take him on they can go to Europe - why is the onus on the Europeans to bring their horses here to compete? Nobody laments that the Americans don't compete in Europe. · 2 hours ago
It’s almost time for opening day at one of racing's hidden treasures, Kentucky DownsRead More
Liam's Map looks to build upon his Grade 1 caliber performance in the Whitney, with a victory in Saturday's WoodwardRead More
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  • Blueyedhusky via Disqus · Wicked Strong could wake up in this race. Effinex has to be considered the biggest threat. Coach Inge should grab the show spot. Liam's Map is a bounce candidate. · 3 hours ago
  • Mark Kennedy via Disqus · I'll play the spoiler and take a chance with comanding curve. He's due to get back to form · 2 hours ago
He's got a really nice stride. Even after a mile, he was still stretching those legs beautifully!
  • SnidgetAsphodel via Disqus · I actually don't prefer his stride. It's interesting to watch, though, and seems to get him where he needs to be! He really works those legs. · 3 hours ago
How did yesterday's stunning defeat of American Pharoah effect the Top Ten of Zipseatthetrack? Find out now ...Read More
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  • be082 · Brian, please drop horses that arent running now. It doesnt do any good to rate horses on the shelf. I dont believe i agree with private zone being the best sprinter out there. I also dont agree about horses that dont run in the best company belong in the top 10, like lady midshipman over proven grade 1 winners 1. Pharoah 2. Beholder 3. Honor code 4. Flintshire 5. keen ice 6. Rock fall 7.Tonalist 8. private zone 9 sheer drama 10. frosted · 2 days ago
  • animalk1060 · Beholder $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ · 11 hours ago
Beholder had a great race. She'll probably be the biggest challenge to Pharoah if she runs in the Classic. I believe he can handle her. If anyone beats him it will be her.
Must repair ego..BCC will be by far the toughest race of his career. AP better bring his A+ game to even have a chance of winning..As for me I like Honor Code to win the Classic
Thursday's 5th race (4:10pm PT) from Del Mar is a $16,000 claiming event for 3-year-olds and up which have never won three races. They will be dashing six and one-half furlongs on the main track.#5 Harbaugh (9-2) drops and returns as a gelding for O'Neill, who reaches out for Bejarano. He is qu...Read More
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  • Mary Z. · 5 pushed the gate open. Was caught immediately, but forget that. Waste of a pick. Order was 2 Karma King, 3 Secret Command, 4 No EZ Money--that is for sure, and 1 Love De Car · 4 hours ago ·
  • travel_vic · 2 3 4 1 at the wire, 5 had to have been effected by all the commotion at the gate and having been taken out to be inspected for possible late scratch. · 4 hours ago ·
Takeover Target headlines a field of eight up-and-coming turf stars in the Grade 3, $300,000 Saranac at Saratoga Race Course, the first of four graded stakes on the final Saturday of the 2015 meet. Read More
Naval Command ready to run in the Uanme, Sunday at GP.

Poll of the Day

Who will win the Woodward?

  • Mylute
  • Protonico
  • Coach Inge
  • Effinex
  • Commanding Curve
  • Liam's Map
  • Wicked Strong
  • Bay of Plenty

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Dmr 9/4/2015 R4 - Place des Vosges should offer value for Smith/Oliver

Friday's 4th race (5:30pm PT) from Del Mar is a $70,000 Maiden Special Weight event for fillies and mares traveling a mile and a eighth on the turf course (rail at 12 feet).#6 Place des Vosges (8-1) was no threat vs. this kind from post 11 here ...

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