Henley's Joy, Concrete Rose lead Saratoga Turf Triple invitees

Henley's Joy, Concrete Rose lead Saratoga Turf Triple invitees
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The New York Racing Association has listed runners invited for the second legs of its new Turf Trinity and Turf Tiara series.

Fourteen 3-year-old colts were invited for the $1 million Saratoga Derby on Aug. 4, including Belmont Derby Invitational champ Henley’s Joy.

The Mike Maker trainee won that Belmont Park feature July 6 ahead of Social Paranoia and Rockemperor, both of whom are also invited.

The Saratoga Derby goes 1 3/16 miles over Saratoga’s turf and is part of a Sunday card that also includes the $200,000 Adirondack Stakes (G2) and the $200,000 Fasig-Tipton Waya Stakes (G3).

Eleven 3-year-old fillies are listed as invitees for the $750,000 Saratoga Oaks on Aug. 2, with the field highlighted by Belmont Oaks Invitational heroine Concrete Rose.

Just Wonderful, who finished second behind the Rusty Arnold trainee July 6 at Belmont Park, isn't on the invitees list, but third-place finisher Cambier Parc is.

The Saratoga Oaks runs 1 3/16 miles over the turf as the feature of a Friday card that also includes the $200,000 National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame (G2) and the $100,000 Alydar Stakes. 

$1 million Saratoga Derby invited horses

A Thread of Blue (Kiaran McLaughlin)

Cape of Good Hope (Aidan O’Brien)

Digital Age (Chad Brown)

Eons (Arnaud Delacour)

Flying Scotsman (Jack Sisterson)

Henley’s Joy (Mike Maker)

Mohawk (Aidan O’Brien)

Rockemperor (Chad Brown)

Seismic Wave (Bill Mott)

Skardu (William Haggas)

Social Paranoia (Todd Pletcher)

Value Proposition (Chad Brown)

Van Beethoven (Aidan O’Brien)

Win Win Win (Michael Trombetta)

$750,000 Saratoga Oaks invited horses

Alasaayil (Kiaran McLaughlin)

Cambier Parc (Chad Brown)

Concrete Rose (Rusty Arnold)

Coral Beach (Aidan O’Brien)

Dyna Passer (Thomas Albertrani)

Happen (Aidan O’Brien)

Her Royal Highness (Graham Motion)

Hotsy Totsy (Christophe Clement)

Kelsey’s Cross (Patrick Biancone)

Olendon (Chad Brown)

Valiance (Todd Pletcher)

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