Whitney Card's Grade I Races Taking Shape
The $1.5 million Whitney (gr. I) (Aug. 2)--the richest race this summer at Saratoga Race Course--has attracted a robust field of likely starters, topped by last year's Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner, Palace Malice.
V.E. Day Gives Lezcano Win 2,000 in Curlin
Magalen O. Bryant's V.E. Day strung three victories in a row and collected his first stakes score July 25 in the $100,000 Curlin Stakes at Saratoga Race Course, giving jockey Jose Lezcano his 2,000th career win
Dance With Fate's Exercise Rider Has Surgery
Exercise rider Joe Duran, injured in the tragic accident at Del Mar while aboard Dance With Fate, was scheduled to have surgery July 25 at Scripps La Jolla Hospital for fractured vertebrae and three fractured ribs.
Ami's Holiday Leads Prince of Wales Lineup
Traffic trouble may have cost Ami's Holiday a victory in the July 6 Queen's Plate Stakes, and now the runner-up in the first leg of the Canadian Triple Crown will take a try at the second race, the July 29 Prince of Wales.