Alabama Day Recap + Aug 17 Preview
Stopchargingmaria won the Coaching Club American
Oaks at Saratoga on July 20 and made it a sweep of the big Grade 1 races
around two turns for 3-year-old fillies with a game victory in
Saturday’s Alabama Stakes.
Earlier on the card, Royal Delta’s baby sister Crown Queen captured the Grade 2 Lake Placid for trainer Bill Mott.
Sunday’s Pick 6 from Saratoga Race Course begins in the 6th race and includes four turf races.
The feature race is the Grade 1 Sword Dancer for 3-year-olds and up
traveling a mile and a half on the inner turf course. Morning line
favorite Main Sequence goes for back-to-back Grade 1 scores in the U.S. for Graham Motion. He is joined in the gate by quality rivals Amira’s Prince, Imagining, War Dancer, and Twilight Eclipse.