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2013 Ballerina (G1)

Date/Track:
Post Time:
5:25 PM ET
Distance:
7 f (Dirt)
Age/Sex:
3+ F
Time:
1:23.11

What the Nation is saying about the 2013 Ballerina (G1)...

Dance to Bristol earned her seventh straight victory and first in a Grade 1, holding off a late charge from Book Review to win the $500,000 Ballerina by a hard-fought head at The Spa.Read More
This race in my opinion will be the best race of the weekend.
In the first half of the 2013 Saratoga meeting several horses put themselves squarely into consideration for a divisional championship...Read More
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  • AndyScoggin · Wise Dan and Princess seem like locks with Palace Malice one Travers away to become a lock. · 247 days ago ·
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  • rafirox · Matt Shifman, thanks for writing this. I think you got 3 out of the 5 correct. Princess of Sylmar and Wise Dan are practically locks, and Palace Malice is my pick for the 3yo champ. · 246 days ago ·
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Kiaran McLaughlin knows his horses are going to be long shots in upcoming Grade 1 stakes, but that won't deter the trainer from taking shots in the Alabama with Darley Stable's/Godolphin Racing's Carnival Court, the Ballerina with Villanesca, and the Travers with Transparent.Read More
Sometimes a horse catches my eye just because it has a name that I like... In the case of Dance to Bristol, it was a combination of many things: name, color, and breeding.Read More
Dance to Bristol, neck winner over Classic Point in the Grade 2, $200,000 Honorable Miss Handicap on Monday, came out of the race "super" and is on course for a return to Saratoga to contest the Grade 1, $500,000 Ballerina at seven furlongs on August 23. Read More
With a relentless charge between horses inside the eighth pole, 4-5 favorite Dance to Bristol ran down Classic Point in the final strides to win the Grade 2, $200,000 Honorable Miss Handicap by a neck on Monday at Saratoga Race Course. Read More
Impressed by Moment in Dixie's sharp score in an optional claimer on Wednesday, trainer Jimmy Toner said he would give careful consideration to running the 4-year-old filly next in the Grade 1, $500,000 Ballerina on August 23.Read More
The 2012 champion female sprinter's return has been highly anticipated. She's back on the work tab and making her presence known. Read More

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