Street Sense will be the horse to beat again at Saratoga Race Course — this time the Kentucky Derby winner was made the overwhelming 3-5 favorite for Saturday’s $1 million Travers Stakes. Last month, Street Sense won the Jim Dandy as the odds-on choice in his first start since his Triple Crown chances ended in
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Jockey Perry Ouzts earned his 5,000th career victory Tuesday when he rode Kandinsky to a wire-to-wire win in the first race at River Downs. Ouzts, 53, accepted a trophy that commemorated his accomplishment and posed for the traditional jockey photo. Then he went on to win two more races. He is River Downs’ career leading
Dance Smartly, who in 1991 became the first Canadian-bred horse to win a Breeders’ Cup race, died after an injury in her paddock. She was 19. The horse was euthanized last weekend because of an irreparable injury related to an arthritic joint in her knee, according to Sam-Son Farm, where the horse was bred.
Dance Smartly, the first Canadian-bred horse to win the Breeders’ Cup in 1991, has died after sustaining an injury in her paddock. She was 19. The filly, who won the Eclipse Award as North America’s top 3-year-old in 1991, was euthanized over the weekend because of an irreparable injury related to an arthritic joint in
Old Man River returned to the races after a nine-month layoff and won the $68,000 feature by 1 lengths at Del Mar on Monday. Ridden by Martin Garcia, Old Man River covered one mile in 1:41.43 and paid $9.80, $5 and $3.20. Anziyan’s Song returned $14.60 and $4.60, while Bernasconi was another 1 lengths back
Karakorum Starlet captured the $80,000 Union Avenue Stakes under a ride by Kent Desormeaux, who had four winners Monday at Saratoga Race Course. The 4-year-old chestnut filly, trained by Jeff Odintz, broke in front and held off Scatkey at the head of the stretch. She ran the six furlongs in 1:10.95, winning by one length
By PA Sport Staff