Tag Archives: Aug.

Nine Stakes On Tap For Louisiana Cup Day Aug. 5

The fields are set for Louisiana Cup Day at Harrah’s Louisiana Downs on Saturday, August 5. First post is 3:15 pm (Central) for card which will feature nine stakes, highlighted by the running of the $ 60,000 Super Derby Prelude. The stakes for 3-year-olds will be contested on the Franks Turf Course at the distance of a mile and one-sixteenth ...

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Queen’s Plate Victress Holy Helena Targeting Aug. 19 Alabama Stakes

Stronach Stable’s Queen’s Plate winner Holy Helena has settled in at Jimmy Jerkens’ Saratoga barn in good order and is likely to make her Spa debut in the Grade 1, $ 600,000 Alabama on August 19, her trainer said on Friday morning. Jerkens added that the Ontario-bred Ghostzapper filly is expected to work in the coming days. Last Saturday, she ...

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Save The Date: TVG Pacific Classic To Be Shown Live On NBC Sports Network Aug. 19 | Horse Racing |

California Chrome captured the 2016 TVG Pacific Classic. Beholder, the 2015 winner, finished second The 27th running of the $ 1,000,000 TVG Pacific Classic will be held on Saturday, August 19 at Del Mar and be broadcast live by the NBC Sports Network, it has been announced. The Grade I mile and one-quarter for 3-year-olds and up, captured last year ...

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Exaggerator Leads 22 Nominations To Aug. 27 Travers Stakes

Led by Grade 1 Preakness and Haskell Invitational winner Exaggerator and the 1-2 finishers in the Grade 1 Belmont Stakes, Creator and Destin, a total of 22 3-year-olds were nominated to the 147th running of the Grade 1, $ 1.25 million Travers on August 27 at Saratoga Race Course. Exaggerator, who as a 2-year-old won the Grade 2 Saratoga Special ...

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Lady Eli ‘Very Much On Target’ For Ballston Spa Aug. 27

Trainer Chad Brown reported that the undefeated Lady Eli is right on course for her expected return in the Grade 2, $ 400,000 Ballston Spa on August 27 at Saratoga following a five-furlong breeze Sunday morning. Under regular exercise rider Walter Malasquez, Lady Eli worked over the Oklahoma turf course in company with Grade 1 Beverly D.-bound Sea Calisi, with ...

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