Barbara D. Livingston
1hJay Hovdey

Beholder has eye on Clement L. Hirsch

You would think, after more than four years of their man-horse relationship, that trainer Richard Mandella would be able to just sit back, relax, and enjoy the Beholder ride.

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Maryland Jockey Club
2dJim Dunleavy | Daily Racing Form

Top Kentucky Derby horses reunite in Haskell

This year, the tables are turned. Songbird is the undisputed leading filly, and Nyquist is holding onto a tenuous lead in the male division.

Bowling Green Handicap preview (4:15)
1dDavid Grening | Daily Racing Form

Haveyougoneaway rallies to take Honorable Miss

Haveyougoneaway was so dominant against New York-bred company last time that her trainer, Tom Morley, thought now was the time to try the 5-year-old mare in a graded stakes.

2dJim Dunleavy | Daily Racing Form

Mountaineer's leading trainer suspended

Eddie Clouston, the leading trainer at Mountaineer last year and at the current meeting, has been suspended by the board of stewards for a medication violation.

Coady Photography
4dNicole Russo | Daily Racing Form

Grade 1 winner Rachel's Valentina retired from racing

Grade 1 winner Rachel's Valentina, the only daughter of 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra, has been retired from racing, owner-breeder Barbara Banke's Stonestreet Farm announced Sunday.

Weekend Warrior: Jim Dandy Stakes (7:11)
Weekend Warrior: Regret Stakes (4:11)
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Curlin Stakes preview (6:41)
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Benoit Photo
3dSteve Andersen | Daily Racing Form

Three jockeys sanctioned by Del Mar stewards

Jockeys Alex Jimenez and Tyler Baze were fined $500 for excessive use of the whip, and Florent Geroux was given a three-day suspension for causing interference …

Weekend Wrap: Diana Stakes (5:46)
NYRA/Adam Coglianese
1dDavid Grening | Daily Racing Form

Songbird gets stiff challenge in CCA Oaks

The visiting Songbird, with the target of a champion on her back, was being stalked intently by Carina Mia, the challenger playing in her backyard at steamy Saratoga.

Meadowlands Pick 4: Saturday, July 30 (5:47)
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Benoit Photo
4dJay Privman | Daily Racing Form

Nyquist works a mile at Del Mar ahead of Haskell

Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist on Sunday worked a mile at Del Mar in 1:39.40 in his final work before next Sunday's Grade 1, $1 million Haskell Invitational at Monmouth.

Benoit Photo
5dMike Watchmaker

Dortmund, 'Chrome' rivalry great for the sport

Promotions and track giveaways are nice, but if Thoroughbred racing really wants to create new fans, all it has to do is Cue up the race replay of Saturday's San Diego Handicap, and press "play."

Weekend Wrap: Coaching Club American Oaks (3:59)
Weekend Wrap: San Diego Handicap (6:03)
Michael Burns Photo
4dRon Gierkink | Daily Racing Form

Up With the Birds wins Nijinsky Stakes again

Up With the Birds won his first race since the 2014 Nijinsky Stakes in Sunday's renewal of the nine-furlong turf route at Woodbine, flying home from last to first in the stretch.

Benoit Photo
4dSteve Andersen | Daily Racing Form

Hard Aces holds on in Cougar II Handicap

The Grade 1 winner Hard Aces ended a nine-race losing streak with a grueling victory over Quick Casabalanca in Sunday's $100,000 Cougar II Handicap at 1-1/2 miles on dirt at Del Mar.

Weekend Wrap: Lake George Stakes (3:31)
Weekend Wrap: Schuylerville Stakes (4:36)
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4dJim Dunleavy | Daily Racing Form

Tin Type Gal takes Boiling Springs by a neck

Trainer Graham Motion scratched Tin Type Gal out of the Lake George Stakes at Saratoga on Friday in favor of Sunday's Boiling Springs at Monmouth Park.

5dJim Dunleavy | Daily Racing Form

Parx Racing cancels Monday racing card

Parx Racing has canceled its Monday card in anticipation of hot weather that could prove dangerous for horses and riders as the weekend's Northeast heat wave continues.

5dJay Privman | Daily Racing Form

Mokat wins San Clemente Handicap in return to turf

The grass is definitely is where Mokat earns the green. She returned to her favorite surface, Del Mar's turf, and looked better than ever with a dominating performance in the San Clemente.

5dDavid Grening | Daily Racing Form

Bitumen's digs in to win Sanford Stakes

It wasn't that Bitumen won Saturday's Grade 3 Sanford Stakes, but more how he won the $150,000 stakes for 2-year-olds at Saratoga that has his connections excited about the future.

NYRA/Adam Coglianese
5dMike Welsch | Daily Racing Form

Dacita passes the field to win Diana Stakes

Trainer Chad Brown, who sent out four of the 10 starters in the Saturday's Diana, including both Dacita and Rainha Da Bateria, had to sweat out a stewards inquiry before the result was official.

Betfair Play of the Day: Saturday, July 23 (1:50)
Cougar II Handicap preview (5:35)
Del Mar Pick 4: Saturday, July 23 (8:54)
AP Photo/Patrick Semansky
7dMike Watchmaker

A moment of appreciation

No matter how busy the game might make you over the next few days, it would be only right if you carved out a moment at some point and said a quiet "thank you" in appreciation for Steve Crist.

Bold Venture Stakes preview (5:04)
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7dDavid Grening | Daily Racing Form

Stradivari suffers condylar fracture during workout

Stradivari, who ran in two of the three Triple Crown races, suffered a lateral condylar fracture of his right foreleg during a workout Friday morning at Saratoga.

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