Tag: Todd Pletcher

GO EAST TO BELMONT

More correctly, go for East at Belmont Park, as in the Christophe Clement-trained filly in Saturday’s featured Pebbles Stakes. This, of course, is a guess,

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ROONEY WINNER BACK AT GP

Stormy Embrace, a two-time winner of the G2 Princess Rooney and with a guaranteed stall in this year’s Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint, returns

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BROWN, ORTIZ IN FRONT

Edited by HRI Staff— SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Trainer Chad Brown earned his second consecutive H. Allen Jerkens award, and third overall, for the Saratoga meet’s

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EMPIRE 6 HANDLES $6M

The news regarding the betting handle on both Pick 5s on closing day at Saratoga will be available later today. Each pool carries with it

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WHEN TODD COMES CALLING

Class relief was the difference between victory and defeat for Blue Prize Sunday, dropping from graded stakes to listed company. Will the same angle work

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NEW BOSS SAME AS OLD BOSS

With two weeks remaining in the 2019 Saratoga race meet, the cream has kept rising. Given a bevy of top horses to choose from, this

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SPA STATS: THREE WEEKS LEFT

We are passed the halfway point of the 2019 Saratoga racing season and little has changed almost right from the jump. The Chad Brown operation,

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TRAINERS FOR CHANGE

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE THOROUGHBRED COMMUNITY Horse racing is at a pivotal moment in its long history in the United States. The past six

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ORTIZ, BROWN LEAD AT HALF

AUG 5, 2019—Depending on your point of view, the cream is rising or already has risen. Most observers thought that by the time the 2019

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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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NYRA’S DEADLIEST TRAINERS

Equine fatalities at New York Racing Association racetracks have significantly lessened in recent years. However, some trainers consistently send out horses that breakdown at a

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