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19hGary West

West: Haskell could be Pharoah's coronation

Bob Baffert thinks the Haskell is a horse race, and in his position, as the detail-obsessed trainer of the most celebrated racehorse in the nation, that's exactly what he has to think.

3hClaire Novak

La Verdad an easy winner in Honorable Miss

La Verdad took the lead and never looked back Wednesday in the $200,000 Honorable Miss Handicap at Saratoga, cruising gate-to-wire by four lengths for the victory.

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2hFrank Angst

Frosted draws outside post for Jim Dandy Stakes

Grade 1 winner Frosted is scheduled to start in Saturday's $600,000 Jim Dandy at Saratoga, his first race since June 6 when he finished second in the Belmont Stakes to American Pharoah.

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2hClaire Novak

Rock Fall eyes Grade 1 win

Rock Fall will face the Grade 1 question for the first time Saturday Saratoga, when the streaking Todd Pletcher trainee takes on a field of six other accomplished runners in the Vanderbilt.

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2hLenny Shulman

Imagining tops strong field for Bowling Green

A tough cast of characters will fight it out in the $250,000 Bowling Green Handicap, an 11-furlong race for older horses on the Saratoga Race Course inner turf.

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2dBob Ehalt

Ehalt: Monmouth Park prepares for Pharoah

American Pharoah might be the only personality that could outdraw Bruce Springsteen at the Jersey Shore this weekend. Monmouth Park prepares for a record crowd to come out to see the Triple Crown champ.

3dClaire Novak

Hard Not to Like surges late to capture G1 Diana S.

Speedway Stable's Hard Not to Like came flying and secured her second consecutive grade I victory July 25, edging out Tepin in the final strides of the $500,000 TVG Diana Stakes at Saratoga.

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3dJeremy Balan

Curalina wins CCA on DQ

Curalina secured her second straight Grade 1 victory Sunday, but this one came via disqualification in the $300,000 Coaching Club American Oaks to cap the opening weekend at Saratoga.

3dJeremy Balan

Wild Dude upsets Masochistic in Bing Crosby

Wild Dude played the role of upsetter in the $300,000 Bing Crosby Stakes at Del Mar Sunday, wearing down heavy favorite Masochistic late to win by 1-1/4 lengths.

3dFrank Angst

Uncle Vinny placed first via DQ in Sanford S.

A late move into second place by Uncle Vinny paid off, when the son of Uncle Mo was placed first in the $150,000 Sanford Stakes July 25 at Saratoga Race Course.

5dMyra Lewyn

Mrs McDougal impresses to open Saratoga

Mrs McDougal closed on the outside with ground-devouring strides, overtaking battling front-runners Feathered and Cara Marie late to win the $200,000 Lake George Stakes.

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5dJeremy Balan

Big John B rides rail to win

A switch in surfaces was no problem for Michael House's turf specialist Big John B in the $100,000 Cougar II Handicap Friday at Del Mar.

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5dBob Ehalt

Ehalt: Collectors rediscover horse racing

Horse racing fans were not the only ones who joyously celebrated the sport's first Triple Crown winner in 37 years, memorabilia collectors were cheering just as enthusiastically.

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