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2013 Saratoga Special (G2)

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What the Nation is saying about the 2013 Saratoga Special (G2)...

Ignored at odds of 41-1, Danza made the most of his maiden opportunity around two-turns, and ran away with the $1 million Arkansas Derby by an impressive 4 3/4 lengths.Read More
Only two Saratoga Special winners, Chief's Crown (1984) and Favorite Trick (1977) have continued on to claim a Breeders' Cup Juvenile victory. Will Cofu's natural talent carry him to Championship honors?Read More
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  • travel_vic · The road to fame is littered Generously, by the way, with loads of babies that tapped out or were burnt out by their over ambitous trainers...Wait...You can never tell. · 330 days ago ·
  • DAVIDM9999 · I do hope Corfu stays sound while continuing to learn and develop. I saw him at SAR in his heavily backed debut. I thought he was beat when a Clement horse made a bold run at him. I bet Wired Bryan on top in the exacta and was again sure he was going to yield late. Corfu has some gameness. I love your race description especially the use of “flared nostril”. That described the closeness perfectly. · 329 days ago ·
Corfu held off Wired Bryan to take the Grade 2, $200,000 Saratoga Special by a nose.Read More
Juveniles will be showcased on Sunday at Saratoga Race Course, which will host the Grade 2, $200,000 Saratoga Special.Read More
Should be a nice race.
Can Wired Bryan do it again or will it be a first for Todd Pletcher and John Velazquez?Read More
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  • Mike in SB · I think Twang has a good chance here. Claiborne is a class operation but it seems like they name their horses from a "Word of the Day" calendar. · 333 days ago ·
  • goblin · He's by Dixie Union out of Spoken; if you're from "Dixie", then you might "speak" with a "Twang". I think it's pretty clever. · 333 days ago ·
As much as I like Twang and Wired Bryan, them coming back so quick pushes me away. I'll use Twang for sure but I'm putting Lunarrwarfare as my top selection.
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  • goblin · In the Adirondack for fillies on 8/11, I'm going to be watching/rooting for Fiftyshadesofgold, at Saratoga. · 335 days ago ·
  • jmac500 · I'll go Fiftyshadesofgold all day! · 335 days ago ·
Trainer Todd Pletcher will send out a quartet of juveniles on Monday morning for their final works in preparation for likely starts next Sunday in the Grade 2, $200,000 Saratoga Special and the Grade 2, $200,000 Adirondack. Read More
Twang and Base Case Scenario, impressive maiden winners on Saturday for trainer Al Stall, are both being pointed to Saratoga stakes for their next start.Read More

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