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Another 'Special' day at the Spa for Pletcher

Updated: August 11, 2013, 8:02 PM ET
By Bob Ehalt

There's no more revered spot for racing 2-year-olds than picturesque Saratoga Race Course.

The oasis for Thoroughbreds in the Adirondack Mountains has traditionally been a showcase for the sport's richest bloodlines and most promising runners among its juvenile class.

Some of the sport's all-time greats, like Triple Crown champions Secretariat and Affirmed, were stakes winners at two years old at Saratoga, and more recently three of the last four winners of the Kentucky Derby raced ...

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