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  1. Canadian shipper Marlang takes Saranac

    David Grening

    Marlang shipped down from Canada and led the locals on a merry chase around Saratoga's Mellon Turf Course on Sunday, recording a 1 3/4-length, gate-to-wire score in the Grade 3, $111,100 Saranac Stakes for 3-year-olds.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2008
  2. Hostess targets boys in Sword Dancer

    David Grening

    Like everybody else up here, trainer James Bond hopes the rain has subsided for a while. Bond would like to run his 5-year-old mare Hostess against the boys in Saturday's Grade 1 Sword Dancer Invitational, but only if the Saratoga turf course is firm.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2008
  3. Sir Whimsey wouldn't mind mud

    David Grening

    Jimmy Toner says he can remember shipping a few horses from his New York base to Pimlico for a couple of turf stakes, but the 67-year-old trainer doesn't recall ever running a horse on this historic track's dirt course.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2008
  4. 3-year-olds chart courses to Classic

    David Grening

    Leaders in the 3-year-old division -- Street Sense, Curlin, Any Given Saturday and Hard Spun -- are all pointed to the Breeders' Cup Classic, but they are likely to take different roads to get there.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2007
  5. Tomlinson listening to Kettleoneup

    David Grening

    In his 17-year training career, Michael Tomlinson has never run a horse at Pimlico Race Course.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2007
  6. Pletcher takes another 2-year-old stakes race

    David Grening

    Chapel Royal ran away with the Sanford on Thursday, giving trainer Todd Pletcher his second 2-year-old stakes victory in two days of racing at Saratoga Race Course.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2003
  7. 'Apple' tries for three-peat

    David Grening

    Forbidden Apple returns to his favorite course and preferred distance Saturday when he aims for an unprecedented three-peat in the Grade 2 Kelso Handicap at Belmont Park.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2002