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The anticipation for this weekend’s 146th Travers Stakes is palpable as the racing world clamors to see the next chapter of the American Pharoah story. Saratoga Race Course will be the epicenter of the racing world on Saturday as the “Mid-Summer Derby” is part of an outstanding program which include...Read More
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  • zatt · I'm with you, Chip ... Top to bottom this field was fantastic. '87 was one of my favorite crops of three-year-olds of my lifetime. Few remember just how good Java Gold was that summer. · 14 hours ago
  • Mike in SB · Great field but like you said the weather was terrible, I just wish it had been a fast track, although the winner was a good horse and might have won anyway, some including Alysheba in my opinion, didn't like the slop. · 11 hours ago
Horse Racing Nation's Melanie Martines experienced the best weekend of Summer racing at Del Mar Racetrack and shares the beautiful California track through her photos.Read More
Possibly when they have a horse of the caliber of American Pharoah ( multi dimensional freak of this century) running in a race with all closers, they should allocate some of the purse money to the leaders at all points of call. It should entice some early speed horses. Otherwise I really don't see the difference in American Pharoah's competition, and that faced by Spectacular Bid 25 years ago in this same race.
  • amino998 · Or use a mechanical rabbit loaded with carrots & peppermints if the imaginary rabbit just won't do · 17 hours ago
American Pharoah – this horse looks unbeatable, watch out for the graveyard of champions, the knocks are that he’s never raced here, and Baffert has bad luck at Saratoga. Frosted – always seems to come up second, maybe can turn it around in this race, working out well, hot jockey / trainer combo, might be the best bet to beat Pharoah. Texas Red – winner of the Jim Dandy, hasn’t gone this distance, we will see what Desormeaux can do against Pharoah. Just Missed – Keen Ice, second in Haskell; Tale of Verve, Gary Stevens can find a way.
Okay, can anyone please let me know if Upstart will scratch ? ? I thought he would have by now, but if he hasn't by now, he might run. But he's in the worst post possible . He'll have to get a good jump or miss the break because American Pharoah and Mid Ocean are going to get out fast . I think I'll put him in my full race preview .
OK, let me come out for Tale of Verve to squeeeeeze in past TR and ruin everybody's Super... e.g. my SF (boxed and bowed), is Frosted, AP, KI, Tale of Verve!
All eyes will be on American Pharoah as he takes on Texas Red, Frosted, et al in the Travers, but the undercard for the big race is worth getting excited about, as well.Read More
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  • joeandmilly via Disqus · just an eye popping day. There really is a a lot of electricity in the air this card combined with American Pharoah in The Travers has very mucha Kentucky Derby/Breeders Cup type of fever in the air. · 17 hours ago
  • jinlie01 · Personal Ensign - Untapable Ballerina - Unbridled Forever King's Bishop - Runhappy and Grand Bili Forego - Tamarkuz and Private Zone Sword Dancer - Messi and Guardini Ballston Spa - Dacita and New Providence · 13 hours ago
HorseCenter is back and in full flight as Brian and Matt celebrate the huge victory of Beholder before taking a look at what awaits American Pharoah in this week's Travers.Read More
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  • Chrisd · Great show, guys. · 1 day ago
  • ruffianlover · Great show guys! I am so torn on who I would want to win the classic. I respect beholder and love code and pharoah. I can't pick one over the other on my sentimental win. A win from all three would be excellent in my book- and I believe each would deserve to win it. It will be a great race for sure! I hope all three make it to the race, stay healthy, and all three run their race. · 16 hours ago
Though pleased with how his horse is doing, trainer Rick Violette remains undecided whether to start Ralph Evans and WinStar Farm's Grade 2 winner Upstart in the Travers. Read More
This is one year of racing that we will tell our grandkids about.Read More
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  • Pitbull · Who do you think has the best chance to defeat American Pharaoh this weekend? · 1 day ago
  • chasingfiringline via Disqus · At this distance no one they couldn't do it in the Belmont. Frosted, TR & KI will be chasing his longer tail. :) I think if Frosted would have had a 11/4 in the Jim Dandy he could have nipped TR at the wire. · 5 hours ago
Don't worry, Taleb Nassem and his contraian ideas, are hard for the UN-enlightned to comprehend
As of now, I like Aljalela, Stormy Regatta and longshot Lola Beaux
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Amino did you see the Entries for Saturdays Race.At least we drew the Garden Spot. Although on paper Shared Belief is head and shoulders the best in here, this will not be as easy as some expected. To begin with, he is flying into Newark Airport(appx 6 hr. flight) . Then when he gets off the plane, he jumps in a van for a 6 hr. drive. For a horse that has never shipped before, this isn't exactly your First Class accomodations. Then he drew a dead mans post, he has post 4 with Moreno and Waroftheroses drawing outside of him. We at least drew good in this one. With a clean break, we are on the rail and tracking while saving ground for the "3 TURN TREK' . Thanks to my new hero ....Damon Dilodovico, a clean break by him will ensure that Moreno will not be walking the dog on the front end. Back to Marys favorite Monkey. What does Mikey now do,he must use the horse at the start so that he does not get shut off. If he takes back, he gets caught wide on the 3 turns. If you ask me,Smitty will have no other choice but to be aggressive and send. More than likely he is better than this group and can still win. But at least it will not be as easy a trip as i thought prior to all the entries. Hopefully Charles Town LEADING JOCKEY........JOSE MONTANO, who is the leading jockey in the funkiest race track in America, can secure a great trip. Thats' all we can ask for going into the race. If many think that the right Jock in these bull rings does not make a difference. Just ask Martin Pedroza and how he likes Fairplex.
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  • Mary Z. · correction--Pletcher's A-Rod third and Dilger's Steet Babe for fourth. Thanks, tmallios :) · 134 days ago
  • amino998 · Everyone here should have read this great book and taken note at the under title..The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable :) · 5 hours ago
Come on big boy! I know you can do it!
Triple Crown champion American Pharoah got a tour of Saratoga Race Course on Thursday that included his first look at the main track as well as a trip to the paddock where he will be saddled for Saturday's 146th running of the Grade 1, $1.6 million Travers.Read More
Thursday's 6th race (4:40pm PT) from Del Mar is a $32,000 claiming event for 3-year-old fillies traveling one mile on the turf course (rail at 30 feet). #1 Scuti de Patuti (5-1) stalked and faded from the inside post as the beaten favorite vs. Starter Allowance foes at this course/distance...Read More
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  • Mary Z. · o.o.f. 5,6,9,7 · 6 hours ago ·
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Everyone here should read this great book and take note at the under title..The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable:
When one understands the practical application of the numbers from certainty (1) to impossible (0), it is inherent to understand that these extremes are only terminal boundaries, NOT practical points of the probability spectrum.....No horse in any race EVER had zero chance to do anything.
Tepin – lost by a nose in the Diana, winner of 3 of her last 4, fast speed, Leparoux knows the turf, I don’t think post 1 is a bad spot to be ion the turf. My Miss Sophia – hoping to rebound from 4th in the Diana, may like shorter distance, less pressure Kitten’s Queen – like the cat horses, knows the track, knows the distance, two 3rds preceded by 2 wins, hope Chad Brown and Jose Ortiz can get up to first. Just Missed – Coffee Clique.
This is it! My two favorites are about to square off, American Pharoah and Texas Red. Saturday’s Travers Stakes is shaping up to be a memorable race no what the outcome is. We’ve analyzed the contenders in this race time and time again. We know who and what to look for. I've decided to leave all the...Read More
  • reshuffler · My picks for this race. 1. American Pharaoh 2. Frosted 3. Keen ice 4. Texas red 5. Frammento · 1 day ago
  • j b via Disqus · Bet on the rest of the field just in case American Pharaoh breaks down. · 7 hours ago

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GG 8/28/2015 R4 - Free Fractional Charting Play of the Day

ANALYSIS: Sharp Cookie tops the charting off her 3rd vs. $10,000 dirt routers July 17. She has won routing over this track, she makes her third start off the bench and she has good early speed. We'll give 'Cookie the HF 15a. Raja's Ro...
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Dmr 8/28/2015 R5 - Vow Me Over can make amends at Del Mar

Friday's 5th race (6:00pm PT) from Del Mar is a Starter Allowance event for fillies and mares traveling one mile on the turf course (rail at 30 feet).#3 Vow Me Over (5-2) stalked, pounced, took the lead, and ended up a close 3rd as the favorite ...
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