Ticker
  • Hoppertunity knocks in the Clark Handicap!Posted 27 minutes ago
  • Classic Point wins by a whisker in the Go For Wand! Posted 3 hours ago
  • Finnegan's Wake best late in the Hollywood Turf Cup! Posted 1 day ago
  • Frivolous upsets Don't Tell Sophia in the Falls City! Posted 1 day ago
  • Salutos Amigos sloshes home best in the Fall Highweight! Posted 1 day ago
  • Alert Bay best in the Zia Park Derby! Posted 2 days ago
  • Cassatt takes them all the way in the Zia Park Oaks! Posted 2 days ago
  • Shared Belief worked 4f in :50.40 (8/15) at Golden Gate on Nov 25. Posted 2 days ago
  • Big Macher best in the Cary Grant! Posted 4 days ago
  • Calgary Cat blows by the field in the Kennedy Road! Posted 5 days ago

Jackson Bend Ready for James Marvin

Jackson Bend (no. 2), ridden by Corey Nakatani and trained by Nick Zito, wins the James Marvin Stakes for three year olds and upward on July 22, 2011 at Saratoga Race Track in Saratoga Springs, New York. (Bob Mayberger/Eclipse Sportswire)

Jackson Bend, who used last year’s James Marvin as a stepping stone to his victory in the Grade 1 Forego, will be looking for a repeat as he heads the list of probable starters for the Grade 3, $100,000 race on Friday, July 20, Opening Day at Saratoga Race Course.

Trained by Hall of Famer Nick Zito, the 5-year-old son of Hear No Evil this year added the Grade 1 Carter Handicap and the Grade 3 Hal’s Hope to his resume, and most recently finished fifth in the Grade 1 Met Mile.

Also targeting the seven-furlong James Marvin, according to NYRA stakes coordinator Andrew Byrnes, are multiple graded stakes winner Caixa Eletronica, who took the Grade 2 True North Handicap last time out, Crossbow, Goldigger’s Boy, Little Drama, Pacific Ocean, and Scotus. Brujo de Olleros, Hamazing Destiny and R King of the Road are questionable.

Sharing the card with the James Marvin is the Grade 3, $150,000 Schuylerville for 2-year-old fillies, expected to attract Baby J, Brown Eyes Blue, Can’t Explain, Fully Living, Mr Hall’s Opus, Scammony, So Many Ways, Sweet Shirley Mae, and Vitameta.

 

 

comments powered by Disqus

Related Pages

Related Stories

Top Stories