Friday, August 16, 2013

Aug. 16-18

LET'S GO TO THE RACES -  August 17-18

A quick reference tool meant to help the newer fan (like me!)  


Against All Odds


"Somewhere Ole Bob Bowers is smiling!"

Real Solution takes Million on DQ   Big Blue Kitten makes point in Sword Dancer  Secretariat is Admiral Kitten's first Grade 1  

UPI:  The Arlington Million and the Sword Dancer highlight a full weekend racing agenda on the green grass with lots of green in the purses.

Arlington Park's Saturday card supports the 31st running of the Grade I Million with two other Grade I events on the turf -- the Beverly D. for fillies and mares and the Secretariat Stakes for 3-year-olds. In addition, the afternoon includes the second running of the American St. Leger at the marathon distance of 13 1/2 furlongs. The Sword Dancer is run at 12 furlongs, or 1 1/2 miles, over the Saratoga grass. Read more at source

Arlington Preview - Bits N' Bunny

Analysis of last week's racing results

UPI: Thoroughbred Racing Roundup - last week's results

Haskin: Princess of Sylmar story
Results aside, Shirreffs has already won
Gulfstream Park unveils record stakes program
Richard's Kid appears set for Pacific Classic

Featured races listed below in time ordered format.  After the race is won, come back and click on the Card to view race result and video replay.


Ann Maree's Time Ordered LIST and ENTRIES (click here)

Past Performances
4:18 ET  Ontario Colleen S G3,WB, $150,000g, 3yo f, 1 mi T R8 CARD
4:23 ET  Secretariat S G1,Arl, $500,000g, 3yo, 1 1/4 miT R8 CARD
4:52 ET  American St. Leger, Arl, $400,000g, 3&up, 1 11/16 mi T R7  CARD
5:12 ET  Sword Dancer G1, Sar, $600,000, 3yo+, 1 1/2 mi, R9  CARD
5:45 ET  Alabama S  G1,Sar, $600,000g, 3&up, 1 1/4 miT R10 CARD
6:02 ET  Beverly D. G1,Arl, $750,000g, 3&up, f/m, 1 3/8 mi T  R9 CARD
6:44 ET  Arlington Million G1, Arl, $1,000,000g, 3+, 1 1/4 mi T  R10 CARD
7:45 ET  Canadian Derby G3,N'lands, $200,000g, 3yo, 1 3/8 mi T R12 CARD
8:40 ET  Del Mar Oaks G1, Dlmr, $300,000g, 3yo f, 1 1/8 mi T, R8 CARD
11:16 ET  Governor's Cup, Rem, $175,000g, 3&up, 1 1/8 m T R8 CARD
3:28 ET  Sky Classic S G2, Woodbine, $200,000g, 3&up, 1 1/4 mi T  R6 CARD
4:39 ET  Woodford Res. Lake Placid G2, Sar,, $200,000g, 3yo f, 1 1/8 mi T R8 CARD
5:10 ET  Breeders' S (R), Woodbine, $500,000g, 3yo, Can-bred, 1 1/2 mi TR9 CARD
5:33 ET  Philip H. Iselin S , G3, Mth, $150,000g, 3&up, 1 1/8 mi  R10  CARD
7:40 ET  Rancho Bernardo H, G3, Dlmr, $150,000g, 3&up, f/m, 6.5f R4   CARD
8:32 ET  Longacres Mile , G3, ED, $200,000g, 3&up, 1 mi  R8 CARD
8:40 ET  Solana Beach H (R), Dlmr, $150,000g, 3&up, f/m, 1 miT R8 CARD
More on today's races:
8:32 Longacres Mile 2013 Entries, Post Positions, Odds


France - Sunday
8:30 a.m. ET  Darley Prix Morny, G1, Deauville, $500,000, 2yo, 5f 212y, R3 CARD

UPDATE:  No Nay Never wires the field in the Prix Morny.  Race result

U.S. Scat Daddy two year old colt, NO NAY NEVER, trained by Wesley Ward, winner of the Norfolk Stakes at Ascot in June, is looking to cement his international celebrity status while taking on some top competition in the Darley Prix Morny at Deauville.  U.S. jockey, David Flores, will ride all three of Ward's runners at the week's festivities at Deauville.

Betting Forecast:  No Nay Never (4/1), Anticipated (5/1), Figure Of Speech (13/2), Brown Sugar (8/1), Omaticaya (8/1), Rizeena (8/1), Al Muthana (10/1), Vedeux (10/1), Vorda (10/1), Jallota (12/1), Muharaaj (16/1)

9:40 a.m. Darley Prix Jean Romanet, G1, 4yo f/m, 1 1/4 mi T R4 CARD

UPDATE:  Romantica wins the Prix Jean Romanet  Race result

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