• Midnight Storm romps in the Del Mar Derby! Posted 11 hours ago
  • Condo Commando romps home in the Spinaway! Posted 14 hours ago
  • Irish Mission powers home late to win the Glens Falls!Posted 17 hours ago
  • Sunset Glow drives to victory in the Del Mar Debutante! Posted 1 day ago
  • Itsmyluckyday guts out a thrilling win over Moreno in the Woodward! Posted 1 day ago
  • Palace romps home an easy Forego winner! Posted 1 day ago
  • Stonetastic runs them off their feet in the Prioress! Posted 1 day ago
  • Wise Dan just holds off Optimizer to win the Bernard Baruch!Posted 1 day ago
  • Red Outlaw remains perfect with a victory in the El Cajon! Posted 2 days ago
  • Startup Nation steamrolls his foes in the With Anticipation! Posted 3 days ago

Sunset Glow Undeniable in the Del Mar Debutante

Sunset Glow is on a fast track to the Breeders' Cup after a determined win in today's Del Mar Debutante.

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The trainers of Itsmyluckyday and Moreno, the top two finishers from the Grade 1, $600,000 Woodward, both said their horses came back in good shape fo...

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Until they are IN THE GATE, in a race, one has no idea, really what you have. Friend had one that almost killed itself as a baby with a head wound, and ran it in a MdCLm and it won by 10....Won the biggest race on the grounds by season's end.
  • amino998 · One old story repeated...is still just one old story. Not all are always clueless · 11 hours ago
  • MaryZinke via Disqus · I like that story and I always find it interesting. Worth repeating. · 9 hours ago
Zenyatta, Rapid Redux, Paynter, and Mucho Macho Man. In only four years of existence the Secretariat Vox Populi Award has done a marvelous job of reflecting the collective heartbeat of racing fans from coast to coast. The Vox Populi, or Voice of the People, was the brainchild of Penny Chenery. Secre...Read More
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  • desertracing · Itsmyluckyday! · 5 hours ago
  • ruffianzenyatta · In my belief, it would be a crime if a horse other than California Chrome took this award. California Chrome captured the minds and imaginations of not only hardcore racing fans, but the general public as well. California Chrome was brilliant in the Triple Crown scores, and a strong ambassador for horse racing alike. Who couldn't feel inspired by this underdog horse with a $2,000 stud and a small farm background? California Chrome is simply the most popular, most influential horse of the season. · 7 minutes ago
Parx's Labor Day card features four stakes races, three of them graded.Read More
  • Bo Mitchell via Disqus · May God Ride with the Great Ben's Cat today in the Turf Monster!! Win Win Win! Safe and Sound Champ!!!!!!! · 27 minutes ago
Blogger Mary Cage explains how Wise Dan revived her love for horse racing.Read More
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  • Exterminator · Wise Dan has been such a wonderful gelding. He just won't lose. People say he's slowing down, but he has won his last 4 (3 G1s) and was 1/5 off the track record though he carried 12 lbs more than Fourstardave did when he set the mark. The margins have been slimmer, but Dan always fires and when on grass always wins. (Last loss on the grass was the 2011 Shadwell) · 7 hours ago
  • Quilla via Disqus · Nice writing, Mary. My heroes have always been horses and I'm betting some folks reading this will recall another inspiration - "Once upon a time there was a horse named Kelso. But only once." And now there's Wise Dan. :) · 1 hour ago
Congrats! Happy for Christopher Clement. A beautiful race and wonderful effort by Irish Mission with Johnny V aboard. That was a nice win.
Talk about over rated.
This horse MUST run in the BC Dirt Mile, a race he would have a genuine chance of winning, with his strong front running style, and he will last the trip well. DON'T run him in the BC Classic, that is a race he has NO CHANCE of winning!
The trainers of Itsmyluckyday and Moreno, the top two finishers from the Grade 1, $600,000 Woodward, both said their horses came back in good shape following their epic confrontation on Saturday at Saratoga Race Course. Read More
  • desertracing · That would sure make the Awesome Again much more interesting! · 5 hours ago
  • desertracing · Remind me why they didn't use Guillot to play the part of Sham's trainer in the Secretariat movie? Would have been a good fit. · 5 hours ago
Cozze Up Lady to win...hope she stays around 4-1 ML Odds!
I had a feeling this filly would preform well today. I was not disappointed. Stakes company next?
 jacobson 1st off claim 3rd off layoff 4 works in 16 days.  12-1 i hope i get close to that.Read More
  • outlaw11 · faced much better throughout his career. got claimed first time in for claim by a good trainer. race has no pace except him. only question is if they leave it on turf. · 9 hours ago
The 123rd running of the prestigious Spinaway Stakes had to take a backseat to the final race call of NYRA track announcer, Tom Durkin.Read More
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  • Capper · Condo Commando ran great inspite of yhthee fact that she drew the rail and broke slowly. Cool to see Durkin get choked up when thanking the fans during his goodbye speech. · 12 hours ago
I just want to ask him how tall Itsmyluckyday is. Because he doesn't seem like a very big horse.
This Cat may surprise Saratoga race fans in a big way today in the GI Hopeful stakes. He is so..ssssso Fast like his dad Discreet Cat and he's got Cover blood in him from AP-indy so he may get away early and handle the 7 panels in very tough today with " I SPENT It" and "COMPETITIVE EDGE" but this mad man Guillot will have him ready to break the gate today like "MORENO" so beware.
Sunday's 10th race (5:47pm ET) from Saratoga is the Grade I Spinaway for 2-year-old fillies dashing seven furlongs on the main track.#2 Angela Renee (2-1) smartly won her Belmont debut and was a good 2nd as my top behind Cavorting in the G2 Adirondack here Aug 10. Johnny V sticks, Pletcher adds the ...Read More
  • travel_vic · I will be amazed if you can get 8/5 on that one. Contenders before scratches: 1 Condo Commando 2 Angela Renee 5 Darling Sky 7 Curalina 6 and 1 go out then 2 and 4 come late...7 is a presser here · 23 hours ago
  • travel_vic · 1 4 2................. 7 scratched · 11 hours ago
Showing a feisty streak before the race began, and great courage as the race came to a thrilling conclusion, the supreme gelding Wise Dan returned a winner today at Saratoga.Read More
Why the under recognized horseshoe could have a huge impact on the future of racingRead More
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  • Latigo Pate via Disqus · Excellent article. I found especially interesting your comments on vibration and a shoe's resonance. I am a horse owner and trainer AND vibration analyst. I can't believe it never occurred to me the horse's legs act as a damping device to the shoe's vibration. Thank you for the insight and I look forward to future articles on this subject. · 20 hours ago
  • AndyScoggin · Safety has to be our primary concern, Can technology help us protect the fragile legs of our horses? · 11 hours ago
The ML 9/2 would be a great price on PZone... is there an 'appearance bonus' for the Vosburgh winner's connections???
Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert has put together three different winning streaks in the Del Mar Futurity. He won seven straight from 1996 to 2002, then produced back-to-back wins in 2008-2009 and 2011-12.Read More
Trainer Dale Romans has lofty goals for Prayer for Relief, who was third, beaten two lengths, in the Grade 1 Woodward on Saturday. Read More
  • jay.harrison.52035772 · If Palace Malice does indeed run in the JCGC, who does Velazquez ride, him or Prayer for Relief? · 13 hours ago
  • tmallios via Disqus · Please tell me that you are not serious to ask that question. · 13 hours ago

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 $2 EX Box and $1 Tri Box |  $ 5 Ex ***Signature Cat *** OVER *** I Spent it ***and*** Competitive Edge $18 investment on the "Cat" will cook going 7 furlongs today, he never looks back, gets away early for his first gate to wire "Sign...

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