Concrete Rose Looking to Win Saratoga Oaks

Concrete Rose, a three-time graded stakes winner, will be trying to win the $750,000 Saratoga Oaks Invitational on Friday at Saratoga. The race is part of the NYRA’s first-year Turf Tiara series in which Concrete Rose has already won the first leg. The Saratoga Oaks is for 3-year-old fillies, and it will have a field…

2019 Season at Saratoga Kicks Off

The 2019 summer season is set to kick off at Saratoga with four days of racing and events from July 11th to July 14th. This will be the 151st season, and gates will open at 11 am on opening day with post time at 1 pm. Grandstand admission is at $7, while Clubhouse is $10.…

Code of Honor Impresses at Dwyer

Code of Honor impressed many during his crushing return as he won the $250,000 Dwyer Stakes (G3) at Belmont Park. He improved his record to 7-3-2-1, and his earnings are now sitting at $1,215,820. This was his third victory in seven starts. In the mile-long event, Code of Honor broke from post 3 under John…

Henley’s Joy Upsets at Belmont Derby

Henley’s Joy was not looking promising after his 0-5 record this year, but that changed at the Grade 1 Belmont Derby on July 6. The $1,000,000 Belmont Derby Invitational at Belmont Park saw the 20/1 upset and Henley’s Joy’s first victory since last December at the $75,000 Pulpit Stakes at Gulfstream Park. The 3-year-old Henley’s…

Daily Horse Picks and Latest News

The Hollendorfer hoopla continues, and winning horse picks for the would-be money-maker—it’s time for the Daily Stretch! Hollendorfer Saga Ongoing Amidst the brewing scandal out of Santa Anita Race Park, legendary trainer Jerry Hollendorfer, whose trained numerous champions, has been banned by the NYRA from racing at any of its tracks. His runners are disallowed…

Chad Brown Draws Criticism; Suffolk Downs Closing

Brown’s Graduation Speech Met with Controversy Before enrolling at Cornell University and becoming an assistant trainer to the late great Bobby Frankel and ultimately embarking on an ultra-successful career of his own, Chad Brown graduated from Mechanicville High School. Under normal circumstances, graduating seniors, their parents, and the community would be thrilled. However, opposition exists…