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Saturday, August 30, 2014

On Saturday, Plesa and Itsmyluckyday got their revenge on Moreno, taking it to him in the early stages of the Grade 1, $600,000 Woodward Stakes and having enough to outfinish him late to prevail by one-half length before a crowd of 29,244 at Saratoga.

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Subscribing to the theory of striking while the iron is hot, trainer Linda Rice got herself and her continually improving sprint specialist Palace their second Grade 1 win of the meet after the former claimer cruised to a convincing 3 1/2-length victory over Big Business in Saturday’s $500,000 Forego.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

The speedy 4-year-old Moreno, upset winner of the Whitney four weeks ago, will be the one to catch in the “Summer at Saratoga: Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series’” $600,000 Woodward for Classic Division horses live this Saturday at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN from Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

NBC Sports’ Horse Racing analyst Randy Moss has moved Jungle Racing’s undefeated 3-year-old gelding Shared Belief to the No. 1 positon in the latest “Randy’s Rankings” of the Top 10 Breeders’ Cup contenders for the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic, which will be run on Saturday, November 1 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., and will be broadcast live and in primetime on NBC.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The curtain may be set to fall on another Saratoga meet, but not before a quartet of grade I races will be run, including the “Win and You’re In” Forego (GI), which will award an automatic starting berth into the Xpressbet Breeders’ Cup Sprint.


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