Saratoga Weekend Stakes Report

Happy Whitney Day! On frigid winter days when we look out across the frozen Upstate landscape, this is the Saratoga race card we daydream about. Five stakes races - three Grade Is (the Test, the Saratoga Derby, and the Whitney), the Grade II Glens Falls, and the listed Lure Stakes. The all stakes mandatory payout Pick 5 (races 6-10) should pay nicely given the depth of these fields. Enjoy! I’ll analyze the Saratoga Derby and the Whitney Stakes. Race 9 – The Saratoga Derby Invitational – Grade I One Mile and Three Sixteenths on the Mellon Turf, For Three Year Olds August 7th, 2021 This $1 million race…
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Saratoga Weekend Stakes Report

Happy Coaching Club American Oaks Day! There are two graded stakes this Saturday at Saratoga. The Grade III Caress Stakes sprinting on the turf for fillies and mares four and up will be run as the “feature” race. The Grade I Coaching Club American Oaks for three year old fillies at nine furlongs on the dirt will be run as Race 5 due to the small field size.

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Breeders’ Cup Saturday November 7th

Filly and Mare Sprint Turf Sprint Dirt Mile Filly & Mare Turf Sprint Mile Distaff Turf Filly and Mare Sprint Purse $1,000,000 | Distance 7 Furlongs | Grade 1 | Age 3+ The late, great Dick Enberg would sum up the Saturday opener perfectly "Oh my!." Ten fillies and one mare (Come Dancing) will shoot it out @ high noon or thereabouts, post time 12:02pm.  Speed will be served early and often. 3 year-old Gamine (Baffert) (Winner of the Grade 1Test) has been outstanding going one turn, 4 year-old Serengeti Empress (Amoss) (Winner of Grade 1 Ballerina) has won when being in front early, Venetian Harbor (Baltas) will need…
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