Day: July 31, 2019

THE LONGEST MARATHON

No, the Jockey Club Gold Cup is not becoming a two-mile stamina challenge once again, but today’s Birdstone at Saratoga will have to do at

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FIRST APPROVAL FOR ISLES

The Public Authorities Control Board approved the Islanders Arena at Belmont Park on Wednesday, moving the process one step closer to completion. New York’s Empire

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HAMBLETONIAN FIELDS + ODDS

By Ken Weingartner East Rutherford, NJ, July 31, 2019—Sixteen 3-year-old trotters entered Saturday’s 94th Hambletonian Stakes at The Meadowlands, requiring two eight-horse eliminations to reduce

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LAWRENCE: BASEBALL BEST BET

JULY 31,, 2019– Grinding Out The Profits New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka is 10-1 at home in his MLB career team-starts in July. His

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WHITNEY FIELD PLUS ODDS

NYRA PRESS RELEASE SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -Grade 1-winners McKinzie, Thunder Snow, Vino Rosso and Yoshida square off in a contentious renewal of the Grade 1,

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POST-DRAW WHITNEY QUOTES

Todd Pletcher, trainer of Vino Rosso (drew post 5; 6-1 morning-line odds): “He’s been training great. I think he’s a much better 4-year-old than he

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