2016 Saratoga Opening Day and Weekend Free PP’s

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“Turning for Home at Saratoga” – as another great season of top Saratoga Thoroughbred action gets underway this Friday!

Today, Friday, July 22nd is opening day up at Saratoga, so below we offer our readers some Free PP’s to peruse for the 2016 opening day card at the “Old Spa”

Opening day PP’s for Saratoga, Below

First Post – 1:00 Pm EDT!

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Friday’s Stakes Races

(R8) Schuylerville S (gr. III), $150,000, 2yo f, 6f.

(R9) Lake George S (gr. II), $200,000, 3yo f, 8.5f.

For Saturday, July 23rd

First Post – 1:00pm

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(R3) Sanford S (gr. III), $150,000, 2yo, 6f.

(R10) Diana S (gr. I), $500,000, 3&up f/m, 9f.

For Sunday, July 24th

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(R10) Coaching Club American Oaks (gr. I), $300,000, 3yo f, 9f.


Saratoga’s 2015 Opening Day Graded Races – Results and Replays

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2015 Opening Day Graded Races

Track Condition: Fast
Winning Time: 1:11.27

no. Horse Jockey Win Place Show
Off the Tracks Luis Saez 19.60 8.60 5.50
Banree Rafael Manuel Hernandez   7.60 4.90
Decked Out Kent J. Desormeaux     3.50

Also ran were:
6 – Moment Is Right , 3 – Areolite , 5 – One Minute , 2 – Little Miss Miss , 7 – Positively Royal

Track Condition: Firm
Winning Time: 1:41.52

no. Horse Jockey Win Place Show
Mrs McDougal Irad Ortiz, Jr. 11.00 5.10 4.10
Feathered Luis Saez   4.60 4.00
Cara Marie Paco Lopez     8.60
Also ran were:
12 – Partisan Politics , 5 – All in Fun , 3 – Jellicle Ball (IRE) , 7 – Mississippi Delta , 11 – Robillard , 6 – Sivoliere (IRE) Scratched horses:
Celestine  (Trainer) , My Year Is a Day (FR)  (Trainer) , Lady Zuzu  (Trainer)

Saratoga begins season #151 this Friday!

Saratoga Springs – Home of the 3 H’s and Saratoga Racecourse!

If you travel north on the NY thruway, up past Albany, you will come to Exit 14 (Saratoga Springs). You’ll keep right and merge onto NY Route 9P (Union Avenue).

You’ll hang a left at the end of the off ramp and follow Union ave. west and in a matter of just a few minutes you’ll be transported back a 100 years as enter into the sleepy little Adirondack hamlet of Saratoga Springs where from this Friday, July 18th until Labor Day of this year, you can find some of the best thoroughbred racing that can be found anywhere in the world right here at Saratoga Racecourse, as it opens up for its 151 season of top-rated horse racing action!

The Opening Day card will include the Schuylerville S. (G3), $150,000, 2yo f, 6f and the Sir Cat S., $100,000, 3yo, 8f!

The big opening weekend races will be Saturday’s Diana S. (G1), $500,000, 3&up f/m, 9f and the Sanford S. (G3), $150,000, 2yo, 6f and on Sunday look for the GI Coaching Club American Oaks , $300,000, 3yo f, 9f.

SaratogaSo, for all you long shot artists out there the “Graveyard of Favorites” will be open for business again this Friday as Saratoga Racecourse fires up another great summer season of top-flight thoroughbred action for you!

… and they’re off!

Old Del Mar to open its doors this Thursday for the Summer Season

Del Mar - closes up shop on Wednesday with a Breeders' Cup Juvenile test in the $300,000 GI Del Mar Futurity
Del Mar -” Where the Turf meets the Surf”!

Yes, Southern California race fans Old Del Mar is ready for another summer of hot thoroughbred action beginning this Thursday, July 17th.

The season will kick out with the traditional $100,000 Oceanside Stakes, for 3yo turfers at a Mile and it will probably be broken into 2 division again as has happened in recent years due to over subscription!

Free Past Performances – for that race!

Other first weekend important races here at Del Mar are Saturday’s Osunitas S., $90,000, 3&up f/m, 8.5f, and San Clemente H. (G2), $200,000, 3yo f, 8f and Sunday’s Eddie Read S. (G1), $300,000, 3&up, 9f!

So hop on the “5” and ride it until you get to where the turf meets the surf for more top so/cal thoroughbred action from now until about Labor Day!