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  1. Daveron makes the most of her opportunities in Ballston Spa

    David Grening

    Due to her slight build and how much she puts into her races, Daveron is the type of mare her connections can't run very often.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2011
  2. Saratoga: Overdriven looks awesome in Sanford

    David Grening

    Last year, the best 2-year-old in the country belonged to owner Mike Repole and trainer Todd Pletcher. Through Sunday, the best 2-year-old in the country this year belongs to owner Mike Repole and trainer Todd Pletcher.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2011
  3. Saratoga opener beats the heat; handle up

    David Grening

    Beads of sweat replaced pellets of rain on people's foreheads, and bottled water may have been more advisable than a can of beer as the refreshment of choice to beat the heat, but in the end opening day of Saratoga's 143rd season was pretty cool.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2011
  4. Tamarind Hall springs an upset in Bed o' Roses Handicap

    David Grening

    In a weekend full of surprises in stakes races at Belmont Park, the biggest one came in Sunday's Grade 3, $150,000 Bed o' Roses Handicap when 15-1 shot Tamarind Hall rolled to a 5 1/4-length victory over Kid Kate.

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2011
  5. Dynaslew digs in to win Ballston Spa

    David Grening

    Seth Benzel's breakout meet hit a crescendo Saturday at Saratoga when Dynaslew overtook the pacesetting Silver Reunion outside the eighth pole, then outfinished that rival to the wire to win the Grade 2, $200,000 Ballston Spa Stakes by one-half length.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2010
  6. Bill Mott gets 4,000th win as a trainer

    David Grening

    Bill Mott added another accomplishment to his Hall of Fame career Saturday when he became just the ninth trainer in Thoroughbred racing to record 4,000 winners in North America.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2010
  7. Get Stormy tries to rebound in Fourstardave

    David Grening

    A return to Saratoga, firm turf, and an uncontested lead enabled Get Stormy to return to the winner's circle in Sunday's Grade 2, $150,000 Fourstardave Handicap.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2010
  8. Another soggy Spa opener

    David Grening

    Apparently, Mother Nature didn't get the memo.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2010
  9. Entry box fills up for opening day at Spa

    David Grening

    Judging by the entry box, horsemen are excited about the upcoming Saratoga meet.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2010
  10. horse racing, horse, Saratoga Race Course, Spa, Linda Rice, Todd ...

    David Grening

    Linda Rice held off Todd Pletcher by one winner, 20-19, at Saratoga to become the first female in the modern era to win a trainer's title at a major U.S. racing circuit.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2009
  11. Past the Point, Rachel Alexandra, Darley Stable, Woodward Stakes,...

    David Grening

    In last year's Woodward, Past the Point took on the King of American racing when he finished a good second to Curlin.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2009
  12. Asiatic Boy, Rachel Alexandra, Kiaran McLaughlin, Woodward Stakes...

    David Grening

    The choice for the connections of Asiatic Boy was this: stay home and run against superstar filly Rachel Alexandra in Saturday's $750,000 Woodward Stakes spotting her eight pounds on dirt, or ship cross-country to face Einstein and Colonel John.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2009
  13. Game Face, Saratoga, Honorable Miss Handicap, Zabeel Racing Inter...

    David Grening

    The only surprising thing about Game Face winning Sunday's Grade 2, $150,000 Honorable Miss Handicap at Saratoga was the manner in which she did it.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2009
  14. Saratoga, Sanford Stakes, Backtalk, Smarty Jones, Spa, Tom Amoss,...

    David Grening

    Backtalk assumed the early lead in the 2-year-old colt division with a hard-fought neck victory over Enumerate in Thursday's Grade 2, $150,000 Sanford Stakes at Saratoga.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2009
  15. Saratoga, Schuylerville Stakes, Spa, Hot Dixie Chick, horse racin...

    David Grening

    Though sunshine eventually gave way to rain, Mother Nature couldn't dampen a robust opening day at Saratoga.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2009
  16. Saratoga, Schuylerville Stakes, Quality Road, Travers Stakes, Tod...

    David Grening

    If the opening-day card is any indication, this could be a very strong summer at Saratoga.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2009