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2011 Diana Handicap (G1)

Date/Track:
Post Time:
5:12 PM ET
Distance:
1 1/8 m (Turf)
Age/Sex:
3+ F
Time:
1:49.19

What the Nation is saying about the 2011 Diana Handicap (G1)...

Chad Brown, the 32-year-old trainer who grew up 10 miles from Saratoga Race Course in Mechanicville, has had a dream start to the Saratoga meeting. After 16 days of the 40-day meet, he’d saddled nine winners. That would be a solid total for the entire meet, so it’s no wonder he’s well ahead of all b...Read More
  • BrianZipse · It's a little surprising to have one of my favorite turf trainers this young, but Chad Brown certainly fits the bill. I always give his horses an extra look in a grass race. I'm expecting big things for him on a national level. · 983 days ago ·
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  • DutchGuthrie · Hey Chad, there can · 982 days ago ·
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Hall of Fame trainers Bill Mott and Jonathan Sheppard have combined to win the last three renewals of the Grade 1 Diana at Saratoga Race Course, with Mott’s Proviso capturing the race in 2010 and Forever Together giving Sheppard victories in 2008 and 2009.   On Saturday, both Mott and Sheppard ...Read More
Winchester, second when returning from a seven-month absence in yesterday's Stars and Stripes at Arlington Park, could make his next start in the Grade 1 Sword Dancer Invitational at Saratoga on August 13, trainer Christophe Clement said Sunday morning.   Winner of last year's Grade 1 Joe Hirsc...Read More
Aruna, second to Aviate in the Grade 2 Distaff Turf Mile at Churchill Downs in May, will attempt to turn the tables on that rival in the July 30 Grade 1 Diana, which is also likely to attract Aruna’s up-and-coming stablemate Unbridled Humor.   Aruna, a 4-year-old, is 4-1-0 from five starts in t...Read More
Saratoga Race Course will host six graded stakes next week, and Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott will be strongly represented in three as he plans to send out Aviate in the Grade 1 Diana, Dynazaper in the Grade 1 Ruffian Invitational Handicap, and Moryba in the Grade 2 Fourstardave Handicap.   Av...Read More

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