Alfred G. Vanderbilt Hdcp.


What the Nation is saying about the Alfred G. Vanderbilt Hdcp....

Justin Phillip wore down the still dueling leaders, before pulling clear late to earn his first grade 1 win by two lengths.Read More
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  • travel_vic · Looking at this contest in relation to the very biased early race course, it took about 10 seconds to call the winner: the only true early in the bunch. · 256 days ago ·
  • amino998 · Left plenty of time to make a T-shirt, eh? · 256 days ago ·
Justin Phillip, Gentlemen's Bet.
On Sunday, Shackleford will cut back in distance to six furlongs and attempt to win the 28th running of the Grade 1, $400,000 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap at Saratoga Race Course. Read More
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  • travel_vic · the GOO helps the speedballs. Horses do not like rooster tail mud in their face. · 621 days ago ·
  • yukichan · I don't think the muddy track or the six furlongs will be to his liking. One of the "speedballs" Hamazing Destiny/Justin Phillip here. · 621 days ago ·
On a track labeled muddy, Poseidon’s Warrior gave trainer Robert “Butch” Reid Jr. the first Grade 1 victory of his career in Sunday's Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap at Saratoga Race Course. Read More
Shackleford arrived at Saratoga Race Course on Thursday morning the picture of vitality, strapping and happy and the center of attention at the barn of trainer Dale Romans. Read More
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  • MarlanaWalters · I'm a bit worried too, he ran terrible last year at Saratog. And because Romans said he was so tired for almost six week after his last race. He did look great today when he got there today, though and I trust that his trainer would not be entering him if he didn't think he was ready... · 623 days ago ·
  • AmbitiousD · I think he's fine with the racing surface, I think it was the 10f that he didn't like. Also, he looked very agitated and sweaty before the Travers, which was nothing new for him, but he has certainly matured as a 4yr old. I expect a sparkling performance from him on Sunday · 623 days ago ·
Trainer Dale Romans confirmed Monday morning that multiple Grade 1 winner Shackleford will run in the Grade 1, $400,000 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap on Sunday, August 5 at Saratoga Race Course.Read More
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  • bradley.loveless.7 · Can someone confirm that they will let shackleford lead this one from start to finish. I wanna bet big on shackleford, but scared they will try to let him stalk or something stupid. If the horses run their best races I see Shackleford over jerseytown/rothko and emcee 4 if they all run · 624 days ago ·
  • Mr. Thirsty · Shackleford and Emcee will duel it out. · 624 days ago ·
Instead of going straight to the Grade 1, $500,000 Forego on Saturday, September 1 as originally planned, multiple Grade 1 winner Shackleford may run on Sunday, August 5 in the Grade 1, $400,000 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap.Read More
Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas confirmed his rugged sprinter Hamazing Destiny will start next in the Grade 1 Vanderbilt on August 5.Read More
Grade 1 winner Jersey Town breezed five furlongs in 1:00.59 this morning on the main track in preparation for an anticipated start in the next Sunday’s Grade 1 Alfred G. Vanderbilt.Read More
One of the most exciting sprinters in the country, Godolphin Stable’s Emcee, is preparing for the Grade 1, $400,000 Alfred G. Vanderbilt. Read More
You had to wonder though if this five-year-old gelded son of former Stanley Cup Champion, Cherokee Run could take it all the way. Not only has he been besieged by injuries during his career, but just last week the winger was arrested for allegedly shoving a police officer outside his stall. That mad...Read More
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  • Waya · These are my two favorite sports. Hilarious! · 984 days ago ·
  • AndyScoggin · Great ride by Jersey Joe Bravo! He kept him going tough just long enough! What a price $37.60! · 984 days ago ·
Sean Avery shot to the lead and kept Trappe Shot’s stretch run in check to post a 17-1 upset in the Grade 1, $250,000 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap on Sunday at Saratoga Race Course.   Seeking his fourth victory in five 2011 starts, Sean Avery was sent to the lead by jockey Joe Bravo, maintaine...Read More
Trappe Shot will look to remain unbeaten in 2011 and pick up his first career Grade 1 victory when he competes in Sunday’s $250,000 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap at Saratoga Race Course.Read More
Apriority, who turned in a four-furlong work in 48.97 Monday morning at Saratoga Race Course, was pronounced ready for Sunday’s Grade 1 Alfred G. Vanderbilt by trainer David Fawkes.   “He breezed well, he came back well, he cooled out well,” said Fawkes, who trains the 4-year-old son of Grand S...Read More
Trappe Shot, 8 ½-length winner of the Grade 2 True North presented by Emirates Airline on Belmont Stakes Day, worked a half-mile in 50.50 on the main track this morning as trainer Kiaran McLaughlin put the finishing touches on the 4-year-old colt for his next start, Sunday’s Alfred G. Vanderbilt. &n...Read More
Salty Strike, most recently fourth in the Grade 1, 1 1/16-mile Mother Goose at Belmont Park, breezed four furlongs over the Oklahoma training track in a bullet 48.44 this morning in preparation for Saturday’s Grade 1 Test for 3-year-old fillies.   “She worked great early this morning,” said Ken...Read More
Trainer David Fawkes said Thursday that he was likely to work probable Grade 1 Whitney contender Duke of Mischief in company with Grade 1 Alfred G. Vanderbilt hopeful Apriority Sunday morning at Saratoga Race Course.   “Duke was going to breeze tomorrow, but if it rains like it’s supposed to th...Read More
It’s Tricky, impressive 3 ¾-length winner of the Grade 1 TVG Acorn at Belmont Park on June 11, is gearing up for a start in the Grade 1 TVG Coaching Club American Oaks during Saratoga Race Course’s opening weekend on Saturday, July 23.   She had her first official workout since the Acorn on Thu...Read More
Majesticperfection passed his first Grade 1 test with flying colors, wiring the field in Sunday’s $250,000 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap at Saratoga Race Course, his first start in graded company.   The 4-year-old son of Harlan’s Holiday vaulted out of the gate and dictated a swift pace, leadi...Read More
In its first year as a Grade 1, Sunday’s $250,000, six-furlong Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap has drawn a fiercely competitive field for its 26th renewal.   Heading the group is Derrick Smith’s Bribon, most recently victorious in the Grade 2 True North Handicap, also run at six furlongs, on the...Read More

Race Results & Past Performances

View DetailsView Video08/04/13Sar96 fD03+ MAlfred G. Vanderbilt Hdcp.-G1Justin PhillipBahamian Squall Gentlemen's Bet1:08.59
View DetailsView Video08/05/12Sar106 fD03+ MAlfred G. Vanderbilt Hdcp.-G1Poseidon's WarriorJustin PhillipEmcee1:09.40
View DetailsView Video08/07/11Sar106 fD03+ MAlfred G. Vanderbilt Hdcp.-G1Sean AveryTrappe ShotCalibrachoa1:09.71
View DetailsView Video08/08/10Sar96 fD03+ MAlfred G. Vanderbilt Hdcp.-G1MajesticperfectionBig DramaBribon1:08.63
View Details08/09/09Sar106 fD03+ MAlfred G. Vanderbilt Hdcp.-G2Fabulous StrikeGo Go ShootKodiak Kowboy1:08.69
View DetailsView Video07/26/08Sar86 fD03 MAlfred G. Vanderbilt Hdcp.-G2AbraajFirst DefenceSammarco1:10.23
View Details07/28/07Sar86 fD03+ MAlfred G. Vanderbilt Hdcp.-G2DiabolicalAttila's StormSimon Pure1:08.67
View Details08/14/04Sar76 fD03+ MAlfred G. Vanderbilt Hdcp.-G2SpeightstownClock StopperGators N Bears1:08.04
View Details08/11/02Sar96 fD03+ MAlfred G. Vanderbilt Hdcp.-G2OrientateSay Florida SandyMultiple Choice1:09.72