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  1. Wise Dan will not make return in Fourstardave

    Claire Novak

    Trainer Charlie LoPresti said July 31 that two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan will not make his comeback in the Fourstardave Handicap at Saratoga Race Course, an event the 7-year-old gelding has won the past two years.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2014
  2. California Chrome progressing toward return

    Claire Novak

    Assistant trainer Alan Sherman reported July 5 that Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome could return to his stall at Los Alamitos Race Course by the end of the month.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2014
  3. Somali Lemonade shines in G3 Gallorette Handicap

    Claire Novak

    Somali Lemonade had never been to Pimlico Race Course before, but on the track's biggest card in front of a Preakness Day throng, the 5-year-old mare held on to victory in the $150,000 Gallorette Handicap.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2014
  4. Ride On Curlin turns in Preakness breeze

    Claire Novak

    Preakness Stakes contender Ride On Curlin, whose connections are embracing the old adage "if at first you don't succeed, try, try again," breezed four furlongs in :49 ⅗ seconds on an overcast morning at Pimlico Race Course May 14.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2014
  5. Claire Novak - The race of a lifetime

    Claire Novak

    This Saturday at Keeneland Race Course, a 24-year-old trainer named Nick Caruso will saddle a tiny bay mare for the race of a lifetime.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2013
  6. Corfu, Wired Bryan rematch in Hopeful Stakes

    Claire Novak

    Corfu and Wired Bryan, who put on quite a performance in the Aug. 11 Saratoga Special Stakes, are back for a rematch Sept. 2 in the $300,000 Three Chimneys Hopeful Stakes on the Labor Day card at Saratoga Race Course.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2013
  7. Velazquez sets win record at Saratoga

    Claire Novak

    Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez became the new all-time leading rider at Saratoga Race Course July 27, when he rode his 694th winner in the fourth race on the card.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2013
  8. Kauai Katie at home in Prioress Stakes

    Claire Novak

    Stonestreet Stables' Kauai Katie has not run at Saratoga Race Course since winning the Adirondack Stakes as a 2-year-old -- but she's 2-for-2 at the upstate oval, having broken her maiden at first asking there by 12 lengths.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2013
  9. Schuylerville seven are evenly matched

    Claire Novak

    Trainer Todd Pletcher, always loaded with 2-year-old talent when the Saratoga Race Course season rolls around, will waste no time testing two promising fillies in the $150,000 Schuylerville Stakes July 19 at the Spa.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2013
  10. Unlimited Budget, Flashy Gray head FG Oaks

    Claire Novak

    An undefeated runner, a filly who has never been worse than second, and a Grade 1 winner seeking to improve her 3-year-old form will come together March 30 for the $500,000 Fair Grounds Oaks at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2013
  11. Optimizer heads Muniz Handicap

    Claire Novak

    There's no doubt Optimizer has been a different horse since Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas moved him to grass -- the grass at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots in particular.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2013
  12. Revolutionary heads Louisiana Derby probables

    Claire Novak

    Withers Stakes winner Revolutionary heads a group of 13 3-year-olds considered probable for the 100th running of the Louisiana Derby at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots March 30.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2013
  13. Shackleford out of Forego

    Claire Novak

    Multiple Grade 1 winner Shackleford will not run in the $500,000 Forego Stakes at Saratoga Race Course Sept. 1, his connections said the morning of the race.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2012
  14. Mucho Macho Man set for Woodward

    Claire Novak

    Suburban Handicap winner Mucho Macho Man seeks the first Grade 1 stakes victory of his career in the Sept. 1 Woodward at Saratoga Race Course.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2012
  15. Travers sees first dead heat

    Claire Novak

    A race lacking starpower nevertheless delivered excitement at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 25, as longshot Golden Ticket and 2-1 favorite Alpha made history with the first dead heat in the modern history of the 143-year-old Travers Stakes.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2012
  16. Zagora eyes Diana repeat

    Claire Novak

    Zagora won the Diana Stakes in 2011, but the 5-year-old mare faces a steep challenge this time around at Saratoga Race Course as Tapitsfly, Winter Memories, Hungry Island, and two European invaders join the fray.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2012