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Palace Malice Favored In The Whitney
If the post position draw for Saturday's Whitney looked a lot like the one for last year's Travers, there's a reason.
Because this year's Whitney is, in a lot of ways, a rematch of last year's Travers.
Saratoga Weekly Roundup – Fourstardave Weekend
It was a roller-coaster week at Saratoga, but one highlighted by a few unbelievable shows of class.
Time flies when you're having fun, they say.
Does it also fly when you're making it rain cash all over Saratoga?  How about when the complexities of horse racing rob the contents of your …
Verrazano Making Play For Horse Of The Year
Verrazano has been labeled the most talented horse of the three-year old variety right now.  The animal's trainer is Todd Pletcher.  Verrazano is jockeyed by Hall of Famer John Velazquez.  This all sets-up for one thing.
Stay Thirsty Wins Travers Stakes
As the northeast prepares for Hurricane Irene and all the rain water it'll bring, there was some irony at the 142nd Travers as Stay Thirsty wins the Mid-Summer Derby. Stay Thirsty was able to defeat Preakness winner Shackleford and Belmont winner Ruler on Ice.
Uncle Mo Out Of Derby
Say it isn't so, Mo.
Uncle Mo has pulled out of Saturday's Kentucky Derby due to an stomach ailment that has reduced his appetite and energy.