Saratoga Entries & Results for Saturday, August 17, 2019

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Saratoga, named one of the world’s greatest sporting venues by Sports Illustrated, held its first thoroughbred meet in 1863, just a month after the Battle of Gettysburg.
Racing Jul 11 to Sep 2 2019.
Biggest stakes: The Travers Stakes, Whitney, Woodward and Alabama.
The 2019 Saratoga meet opens on Thursday, July 11. The opening day stakes races are the $150,000 Schuylerville Stakes for two-year-old fillies and the $100,000 Quick Call turf sprint for three-year-olds. Opening Day entries will be drawn on Saturday, July 6!

1 1/16M, Inner turf, Maiden Special Weight
Open | 2 Year Olds
Purse: $90,000

Exacta, Trifecta (.50), Super (.10), Pick 3 Races (1-3), Early Pick 5 (.50) Races (1-5), Double Wagers

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 3

Market Impact

Carpe Diem

Chad C. Brown

Javier Castellano

(Main Track only)

5/2

MTO

7

Digital Software

Temple City

Chad C. Brown

Irad Ortiz, Jr.

5/2

1

Blackberry Wine

Oxbow

Joe Sharp

Luis Saez

8/1

2

Anaconda

Pioneerof the Nile

Chad C. Brown

Joel Rosario

9/2

4

No Word

Silent Name (JPN)

Todd A. Pletcher

Jose L. Ortiz

5/1

5 5

Leading West

Distorted Humor

Joe Sharp

Manuel Franco

12/1

6

King's Honor (IRE)

Kingman (GB)

Jonathan Thomas

Javier Castellano

6/1

7 8

Yankee Empire

Cairo Prince

John C. Kimmel

Chris Landeros

7/2

8 9

Fort McHenry

Tapit

Todd A. Pletcher

Rider TBA

(Main Track only)

3/1

MTO

9 10

Acre

Blame

William I. Mott

Junior Alvarado

10/1

Runner Win Place Show
Acre  9 $12.40 $4.30 $3.10
Market Impact  1 - $3.10 $2.40
Yankee Empire  7 - - $3.00
Leading West  5 - - -
Also rans: Fort McHenry
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Exacta 9-1 $35.00 $230,564.00
Superfecta 9-1-7-5 $199.40 $33,582.00
Trifecta 9-1-7 $107.00 $89,342.00
Fractions and final time: :22.66, :45.23, 1:09.77, 1:23.11
Winning Owner: Claiborne Farm and Dilschneider, Adele B.
Winning Breeder: Claiborne Farm & Adele B. Dilschneider

6 1/2F, Dirt, $75,000 Claiming
Fillies | 3 Year Olds
Purse: $80,000

Exacta, Quinella, Trifecta (.50), Super (.10), Pick 3 Races (2-4) Pick 4 (.50) Races (2-5), Double Wagers

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Miss Imperial

Maclean's Music

Jason Servis

Irad Ortiz, Jr.

8/5

2

Slimey

Quality Road

David A. Cannizzo

Jose Lezcano

7/2

3 3

Figure It Out

Paynter

James W. Ferraro

Ricardo Santana, Jr.

12/1

4 4

Break Curfew

Into Mischief

Chad C. Brown

Javier Castellano

3/1

5 5

Miss Marcela

Bodemeister

Philip M. Serpe

Luis Saez

15/1

6 6

Carrizo

Paynter

David A. Cannizzo

Kendrick Carmouche

5/2

Runner Win Place Show
Break Curfew  4 $5.60 $3.20 $2.20
Carrizo  6 - $3.70 $2.60
Miss Imperial  1 - - $2.10
Figure It Out  3 - - -
Also rans: Miss Marcela
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 9-4 $47.80 $170,964.00
Exacta 4-6 $19.80 $299,556.00
Quinella 4-6 $10.20 $12,009.00
Superfecta 4-6-1-3 $50.40 $49,830.00
Trifecta 4-6-1 $28.60 $135,534.00
Fractions and final time: :22.28, :45.1, 1:08.68, 1:15.03
Winning Owner: Klaravich Stables, Inc.
Winning Breeder: Craig B. Singer

What we learned: Blinkers aren't putting Tacitus over the top

New equipment resulted in a familiar placing for Tacitus in the Travers. What next?

5 1/2F, Turf, $40,000 Maiden Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $48,000

Exacta, Trifecta (.50), Super (.10), Pick 3 Races (3-5), Double Wagers

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

High Rider

Candy Ride (ARG)

Steve Klesaris

Irad Ortiz, Jr.

15/1

2 2

Revenio

Giant's Causeway

Nicholas P. Zito

Joey R. Martinez

30/1

3

Storm Tower

Candy Ride (ARG)

Richard J. Hendriks

Kendrick Carmouche

8/1

4

Camouflaged Kisser

Run Away and Hide

Leo O'Brien

Benjamin Hernandez

30/1

5

Embellisher

Gemologist

Kenneth G. McPeek

Jose L. Ortiz

3/1

6 6

Game Boy Benny

Benny the Bull

Michael Dini

Luis Saez

8/1

7 7

All About It

Violence

George Weaver

Tyler Gaffalione

2/1

8 8

Blacktop Legend

Hard Spun

Gary P. Gullo

Chris Landeros

10/1

9

Oroscopo

Orb

Thomas M. Bush

Ricardo Santana, Jr.

10/1

10

Hurricane Hill

Fed Biz

Linda Rice

Jose Lezcano

5/1

Runner Win Place Show
Game Boy Benny  6 $4.30 $2.20 $2.10
All About It  7 - $2.30 $2.10
Blacktop Legend  8 - - $2.70
Revenio  2 - - -
Also rans: High Rider
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Consolation Pick 3 9-4-3 $33.80 $0.00
Exacta 6-7 $7.50 $406,371.00
Daily Double 4-6 $15.20 $107,138.00
Pick 3 9-4-6 $108.00 $162,008.00
Consolation Double 4-3 $5.90 $0.00
Trifecta 6-7-8 $18.20 $174,745.00
Superfecta 6-7-8-2 $63.40 $104,433.00
Fractions and final time: :21.96, :44.41, :56.43, 1:02.81
Winning Owner: Michael Dini
Winning Breeder: Mary Jean Bonfili

6 1/2F, Dirt, $14,000 Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $32,000

Exacta, Quinella, Trifecta (.50), Super (.10), Pick 3 Races (4-6), Double Wagers

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Blue Gem

Gemologist

Steven M. Asmussen

Ricardo Santana, Jr.

6/1

2 2

Thesis

Paddy O'Prado

David P. Duggan

Kendrick Carmouche

12/1

3 3

Desert Lights

Desert Party

Gary P. Gullo

Benjamin Hernandez

9/2

4 4

Giant Boo Boo

Frost Giant

Jeremiah C. Englehart

Jose L. Ortiz

5/2

5 5

Latin Love Bug

Rule

John T. Toscano, Jr.

Luis Saez

10/1

6 6

All Clear

Country Day

Gary Sciacca

Dylan Davis

15/1

7 7

Dooley

El Corredor

David G. Donk

Eric Cancel

8/1

8 8

There He Goes

Here Comes Ben

Rob Atras

Manuel Franco

7/2

9 9

Sams Last Ghasp

Heavy Breathing

Thomas Morley

Junior Alvarado

8/1

Runner Win Place Show
Giant Boo Boo  4 $4.70 $3.30 $2.80
Desert Lights  3 - $4.80 $3.60
Thesis  2 - - $7.80
Dooley  7 - - -
Also rans: There He Goes, Latin Love Bug, All Clear, Sams Last Ghasp, Blue Gem
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Superfecta 4-3-2-7 $1,029.00 $177,683.00
Daily Double 6-4 $10.60 $91,117.00
Pick 3 4-6-4 $45.60 $93,844.00
Exacta 4-3 $18.60 $552,492.00
Consolation Pick 3 4-3-4 $14.60 $0.00
Quinella 3-4 $11.40 $24,367.00
Trifecta 4-3-2 $183.48 $335,733.00
Fractions and final time: :22.19, :44.91, 1:09.11, 1:15.65
Winning Owner: James A. Riccio
Winning Breeder: Dutchess Views Farm, Inc. &Gina Bentivgna

Champagne: Better Talk Now leads Sunday's Saratoga Pick 5

Andrew Champagne handicaps Saturday's Saratoga late Pick 5.

1 3/8M, Inner turf, $62,500 Allowance Optional Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $95,000

Exacta, Trifecta (.50), Super (.10), Pick 3 Races (5-7), Double Wagers

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
6

Westerland (GB)

Frankel (GB)

Kiaran P. McLaughlin

Tyler Gaffalione

15/1

8

Krewe Chief

Parading

Michael J. Maker

Luis Saez

(Main Track only)

15/1

MTO

2 1

Devamani (FR)

Dubawi (IRE)

Christophe Clement

Irad Ortiz, Jr.

9/5

3 2

Stella d'Oro

Sea The Stars (IRE)

Jack Sisterson

Joel Rosario

8/1

4 3

Cape Angel

Cape Blanco (IRE)

Joe Sharp

Luis Saez

7/2

5 4

Local Hero

Hard Spun

David A. Cannizzo

Kendrick Carmouche

15/1

6 5

Nakamura

Animal Kingdom

H. Graham Motion

Jose L. Ortiz

6/1

7 7

Bird's Eye View

Mizzen Mast

Michael Dini

Jose Lezcano

4/1

8 9

Midnight Tea Time

Midnight Lute

Joe Sharp

Javier Castellano

8/1

Runner Win Place Show
Nakamura  6 $12.00 $6.70 $4.30
Midnight Tea Time  8 - $10.60 $6.10
Bird's Eye View  7 - - $4.70
Devamani (FR)  2 - - -
Also rans: Cape Angel, Stella d'Oro, Local Hero
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Exacta 6-8 $112.00 $638,475.00
Daily Double 4-6 $51.50 $106,905.00
Pick 5 9-4-6-4-6 $3,405.00 $886,646.00
Pick 4 4-6-4-6 $451.48 $485,223.00
Pick 3 6-4-6 $79.50 $176,254.00
Consolation Double 4-1 $4.70 $0.00
Trifecta 6-8-7 $530.00 $319,077.00
Superfecta 6-8-7-2 $1,385.00 $149,195.00
Consolation Pick 3 6-4-1 $9.40 $0.00
Fractions and final time: :25.24, :50.05, 1:15.83, 1:40.43, 2:03.57, 2:14.69
Winning Owner: Staghawk Stables
Winning Breeder: The Elkstone Group LLC

5 1/2F, Turf, Allowance
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $92,000

Exacta, Trifecta (.50), Super (.10), Pick 3 Races (6-8) Empire 6 (.20) Races (6-11), Double Wagers

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Lonhtwist

Lonhro (AUS)

Leo O'Brien

Tyler Gaffalione

10/1

2

All Systems Go

Orb

John P. Terranova II

Manuel Franco

12/1

3 3

Yamano Maker (JPN)

Empire Maker

William I. Mott

Junior Alvarado

12/1

4

Alongcametheprince

Courageous Cat

Dylan Clarke

Andy Hernandez Sanchez

50/1

5 5

I Can Do Anything

Uncle Mo

Stanley M. Hough

Ricardo Santana, Jr.

6/1

6 6

Honey Won't

Soldat

William I. Mott

Joel Rosario

15/1

7 7

Bourbon in May

More Than Ready

Todd A. Pletcher

Jose L. Ortiz

6/1

8 8

Sayyaaf

Sepoy (AUS)

Chad C. Brown

Javier Castellano

5/2

9

First Degree Burn

Pioneerof the Nile

Luis Daniel Collazo

Joey R. Martinez

30/1

10 10

Carotari

Artie Schiller

Brian A. Lynch

Irad Ortiz, Jr.

8/1

11 11

High Crime

Violence

Darrin Miller

Jose Lezcano

6/1

12 12

Cohete Rojo

Graydar

Joe Sharp

Luis Saez

10/1

13

Dark N Cloudy

Distorted Humor

Dominick L. Schettino

Tyler Gaffalione

(Main Track only)

4/1

MTO

Runner Win Place Show
Carotari 10 $17.60 $7.60 $5.30
I Can Do Anything  5 - $5.40 $4.10
High Crime 11 - - $6.10
Lonhtwist  1 - - -
Also rans: Sayyaaf, Honey Won't, Bourbon in May, Cohete Rojo, Yamano Maker (JPN)
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Superfecta 10-5-11-1 $5,203.00 $186,640.00
Pick 3 4-6-10 $333.50 $171,209.00
Daily Double 6-10 $157.00 $130,275.00
Exacta 10-5 $95.00 $643,395.00
Consolation Pick 3 4-1-10 $42.20 $0.00
Trifecta 10-5-11 $583.00 $362,269.00
Fractions and final time: :21.01, :43.08, :54.31, 1:00.21
Winning Owner: William Branch
Winning Breeder:

Sunday Best Bet: Bourbon War can finish strong in Better Talk Now

Handicapper Jarrod Horak's best bet for Sunday is the Better Talk Now Stakes from Saratoga.

6 1/2F, Dirt, Maiden Special Weight
Open | 2 Year Olds
Purse: $90,000

Exacta, Trifecta (.50), Super (.10), Pick 3 Races (7-9) Grand Slam Races (7-10), Late Pick 5 (.50) Races (7-11), Double

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Cost Basis

Into Mischief

Chad C. Brown

Javier Castellano

6/1

2 2

Eagles Palace

Palace Malice

William I. Mott

Junior Alvarado

10/1

3 3

American Butterfly

American Pharoah

D. Wayne Lukas

Luis Saez

12/1

4 4

Candy Tycoon

Twirling Candy

Todd A. Pletcher

Jose L. Ortiz

2/1

5 5

Unprecedented

Bayern

John C. Kimmel

Tyler Gaffalione

8/1

6 6

Irish Mias

Sky Mesa

H. Graham Motion

Rajiv Maragh

5/2

7 7

Excession

Union Rags

Steven M. Asmussen

Ricardo Santana, Jr.

15/1

8 8

African Heritage

Cairo Prince

Jaime Mejia

Jose Antonio Gallego

20/1

9 9

Feisty Bird

Curlin

Ian R. Wilkes

Chris Landeros

6/1

Runner Win Place Show
American Butterfly  3 $46.20 $11.80 $4.70
Irish Mias  6 - $3.60 $2.60
Candy Tycoon  4 - - $2.60
Unprecedented  5 - - -
Also rans: Excession, Eagles Palace, Cost Basis, Feisty Bird, African Heritage
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 3 6-10-3 $3,245.00 $215,446.00
Daily Double 10-3 $501.00 $162,520.00
Exacta 3-6 $184.00 $703,413.00
Superfecta 3-6-4-5 $5,284.00 $179,154.00
Trifecta 3-6-4 $610.00 $354,696.00
Fractions and final time: :22.18, :45.19, 1:10.3, 1:17.14
Winning Owner: Les Wagner
Winning Breeder: Edward S. Robbins

5 1/2F, Turf, Smart N Fancy S.
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $100,000

Exacta, Trifecta (.50), Super (.10), Pick 3 Races (8-10) Pick 4 (.50) Races (8-11), Double Wagers

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Fire Key

Friesan Fire

James T. Ryerson

Jose L. Ortiz

4/1

2 2

Too Much Tip

Too Much Bling

Francis Abbott, III

Jose Lezcano

20/1

3

Lady's Island

Greatness

Danny Gargan

Jose Lezcano

(Main Track only)

2/5

MTO

4

Lezendary

Zensational

Rudy R. Rodriguez

Rider TBA

(Main Track only)

12/1

MTO

5 5

Morticia

Twirling Candy

George R. Arnold, II

Irad Ortiz, Jr.

1/1

6 6

Miss Gossip (IRE)

Big Bad Bob (IRE)

Eduardo Caramori

Junior Alvarado

20/1

7 7

Oleksandra (AUS)

Animal Kingdom

Neil D. Drysdale

Joel Rosario

7/2

8 8

Broadway Run

Prospective

John P. Terranova II

Luis Saez

9/2

9 9

Ruby Notion

Great Notion

Darrin Miller

Javier Castellano

12/1

Runner Win Place Show
Oleksandra (AUS)  7 $10.00 $5.50 $4.10
Miss Gossip (IRE)  6 - $20.20 $9.50
Ruby Notion  9 - - $6.20
Morticia  5 - - -
Also rans: Fire Key, Broadway Run, Too Much Tip
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 3 10-3-7 $2,697.00 $165,148.00
Daily Double 3-7 $382.50 $124,647.00
Exacta 7-6 $251.00 $607,956.00
Superfecta 7-6-9-5 $4,700.00 $152,730.00
Trifecta 7-6-9 $1,588.00 $300,146.00
Fractions and final time: :21.37, :43.29, :54.63, 1:00.4
Winning Owner: Team Valor International
Winning Breeder: Team Valor Pty Ltd

1 1/16M, Inner turf, Lake Placid S.
Fillies | 3 Year Olds
Purse: $200,000

Exacta, Trifecta (.50), Super (.10), Pick 3 Races (9-11), Double Wagers

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Varenka

Ghostzapper

H. Graham Motion

Javier Castellano

3/1

2 2

Amandrea

Paynter

Michael J. Maker

Tyler Gaffalione

15/1

3 3

Vow to Recover

Broken Vow

Elizabeth L. Dobles

Manuel Franco

10/1

4 4

Blowout (GB)

Dansili (GB)

Chad C. Brown

Jose L. Ortiz

5/2

5 5

Regal Glory

Animal Kingdom

Chad C. Brown

Luis Saez

2/1

6 6

Feel Glorious (GB)

Bated Breath (GB)

Christophe Clement

Joel Rosario

5/1

7

Wildlife

Animal Kingdom

Victoria H. Oliver

Jose Lezcano

10/1

8

Team Win

Malibu Moon

Todd A. Pletcher

Irad Ortiz, Jr.

(Main Track only)

8/5

MTO

Runner Win Place Show
Regal Glory  5 $3.10 $3.10 $2.50
Varenka  1 $2.90 $3.10 $2.60
Blowout (GB)  4 - - $2.60
Amandrea  2 - - -
Also rans: Vow to Recover, Feel Glorious (GB)
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Exacta 5-1 $8.70 $0.00
Superfecta 5-1-4-2 $96.00 $0.00
Pick 3 3-7-1 $562.00 $127,779.00
Trifecta 5-1-4 $17.00 $0.00
Trifecta 1-5-4 $16.40 $158,008.00
Superfecta 1-5-4-2 $88.40 $72,255.00
Pick 3 3-7-5 $527.00 $0.00
Daily Double 7-1 $14.60 $107,633.00
Daily Double 7-5 $17.60 $0.00
Exacta 1-5 $8.00 $370,980.00
Fractions and final time: :26.36, :51.1, 1:15.39, 1:37.94, 1:43.68
Winning Owner: Paul P. Pompa, Jr.
Winning Breeder: Paul P Pompa

1 1/4M, Dirt, Alabama S. Presented by NYRA Bets
Fillies | 3 Year Olds
Purse: $600,000

Exacta, Trifecta (.50), Super (.10), Double Wagers

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Dunbar Road

Quality Road

Chad C. Brown

Jose L. Ortiz

8/5

2 2

Lady Apple

Curlin

Steven M. Asmussen

Ricardo Santana, Jr.

6/1

3 3

Afleet Destiny

Hard Spun

Uriah St. Lewis

Eric Cancel

30/1

4 4

Champagne Anyone

Street Sense

Ian R. Wilkes

Chris Landeros

10/1

5 5

Street Band

Istan

J. Larry Jones

Sophie Doyle

10/1

6 6

Ulele

Candy Ride (ARG)

Brad H. Cox

Joel Rosario

8/1

7 7

Point of Honor

Curlin

George Weaver

Javier Castellano

5/2

8 8

Off Topic

Street Sense

Todd A. Pletcher

Manuel Franco

10/1

9

Kelsey's Cross

Anthony's Cross

Patrick L. Biancone

Rajiv Maragh

15/1

Runner Win Place Show
Dunbar Road  1 $5.50 $3.30 $2.80
Point of Honor  7 - $3.60 $3.10
Street Band  5 - - $4.30
Off Topic  8 - - -
Also rans: Afleet Destiny, Champagne Anyone, Ulele, Lady Apple
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Grand Slam 3/4/6-6/7/9-1/4/5/7/8-1/9 $35.40 $65,830.00
7-1-1 $50.00 $138,247.00
Pick 3 7-5-1 $58.00 $0.00
Daily Double 1-1 $5.80 $149,314.00
Daily Double 5-1 $9.40 $0.00
Exacta 1-7 $15.80 $793,340.00
Superfecta 1-7-5-8 $589.00 $248,736.00
Trifecta 1-7-5 $97.48 $445,628.00
Fractions and final time: :24.14, :48.97, 1:13.43, 1:38.75, 2:04.07
Winning Owner: Peter M. Brant
Winning Breeder: Jeffery J. Drown

Friday 5: Mitole poised to rebound in Saratoga's Forego

Reinier Macatangay runs down his best bets for the weekend led by Mitole.

7F, Dirt, Allowance
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $80,000

Exacta, Trifecta (.50), Super (.10) Wagers

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Fancycase

Pomeroy

Patrick J. Kelly

Benjamin Hernandez

30/1

2 2

Sweet Meadow Mist

D' Funnybone

Charlton Baker

Joel Rosario

3/1

3 3

Not About the Nail

Afleet Express

Edward R. Barker

Dylan Davis

8/1

4

Bustin Scones

Bustin Stones

Gary C. Contessa

Chris Landeros

20/1

5 5

More Mischief

Into Mischief

Chad C. Brown

Javier Castellano

5/2

6 6

Take Me to Hardoon

Violence

Jeremiah C. Englehart

Luis Saez

5/1

7 7

Moon Heist

Bank Heist

Eduardo E. Jones

Luis R. Reyes

10/1

8 8

Overtime Olivia

Rule

Antonio Arriaga

Eric Cancel

30/1

9 9

Trouble for Skylar

Into Mischief

Danny Gargan

Kendrick Carmouche

6/1

10 10

Mary's Girl

Shanghai Bobby

Richard E. Schosberg

Irad Ortiz, Jr.

15/1

11 11

Quietude

Tapizar

Robert Ribaudo

Manuel Franco

15/1

Runner Win Place Show
More Mischief  5 $7.20 $4.20 $3.30
Mary's Girl 10 - $9.10 $5.80
Not About the Nail  3 - - $6.60
Sweet Meadow Mist  2 - - -
Also rans: Trouble for Skylar, Quietude, Moon Heist, Overtime Olivia, Fancycase, Take Me to Hardoon
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Trifecta 5-10-3 $475.00 $314,588.00
Pick 3 5-1-5 $25.60 $0.00
Pick 3 1-1-5 $21.60 $196,319.00
Pick 4 7-1/5/7/8-1/9-4/5 $180.48 $958,874.00
Pick 5 3-7-1/5/7/8-1/9-4/5 $7,423.00 $823,407.00
Pick 6 Jackpot 10-3-7-1/5/7/8-1/9-4/5 $49,499.00 $459,971.00
Daily Double 1-5 $18.60 $244,187.00
Exacta 5-10 $72.00 $525,700.00
Superfecta 5-10-3-2 $1,476.00 $189,233.00
Fractions and final time: :22.81, :46.38, 1:11.85, 1:24.85
Winning Owner: Wise Racing
Winning Breeder: Anlyn Farms

News For Saratoga

What we learned: Blinkers aren't putting Tacitus over the top

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Champagne: Better Talk Now leads Sunday's Saratoga Pick 5

Andrew Champagne handicaps Saturday's Saratoga late Pick 5.

Sunday Best Bet: Bourbon War can finish strong in Better Talk Now

Handicapper Jarrod Horak's best bet for Sunday is the Better Talk Now Stakes from Saratoga.

Friday 5: Mitole poised to rebound in Saratoga's Forego

Reinier Macatangay runs down his best bets for the weekend led by Mitole.

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Zipse: How I plan to bet the 2019 Travers Stakes day races

Senior writer Brian Zipse lists his recommended wagers for Saturday's card.

Analysis: Golden Award's the right price in Personal Ensign

Could 8-1 shot Golden Award factor against Midnight Bisou and Elate?

Kentucky Derby 2020 points races set; see the schedule

Churchill Downs has announced its points series of races leading up to the 2020 race.

Enable remains on a roll with Yorkshire Oaks win

The star mare made a second career Yorkshire Oaks victory look easy Thursday.

Free Travers Stakes 2019 past performances now available

Get free Brisnet past performances for Saturday's race!