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Marylou Whitney, followed by John Hendrickson, leads Birdstone to the winner's circle after the 2004 Belmont Stakes

Marylou Whitney, Queen of Saratoga, Dies at 93

Marylou Whitney, an actress, equestrian, and owner/breeder of Thoroughbreds, died at age 93 and is being mourned by the world of horse racing. She was to be honored Aug. 2 by the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame as a “Pillar of the Turf.”

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Maximum Security Heads Field of Seven in Haskell

King for a Day, Mucho Gusto, Joevia among the challengers in grade 1 stakes. More…

Catalina Cruiser Back for San Diego Defense

Catalina Cruiser won last year’s San Diego Handicap (G2) by nearly seven lengths. More…

Coal Front Returns to Two Turns in Monmouth Cup

Divisidero Brings Back Class into Oceanport

Valedictorian to Aim for More Monmouth Success

Guarana the One to Beat in CCA Oaks

Midnight Bisou Seeks Fifth Straight Win

U.S. Shippers Face Strong Locals in Ontario Colleen

Blindwillie McTell Draws Outside in New York Derby

Winter Sunset Seeks Third Generation Lake George Win

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Oppenheimer Supplements Star Catcher to Irish Oaks

Haskell Coverage Highlights Week’s Radio/TV Schedule

Is Maximum Security Vulnerable in the Haskell?

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Maximum Security Heads Field of Seven in Haskell

The first of three grade 1 stakes for sophomore runners that will most likely determine the group’s year-end champion takes place July 20 with a showdown in the $1 million TVG.com Haskell Invitational Stakes (G1) at Monmouth Park.

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Mr. Money Gets the Money in Indiana Derby

Goldencents colt avoided incident with loose horse July 13 at Indiana Grand. More…

Sistercharlie Turns Back Rushing Fall in Diana

Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf (G1T) winner made a triumphant return July 13. More…

Mr Havercamp Returns With a Victory in Forbidden Apple

Undefeated Break Even Takes Saratoga’s Coronation Cup

Pink Lloyd Pulls Off Three-Peat in Woodbine’s Vigil

Lexitonian Upsets Mind Control in Concern Stakes

Bronx Beauty Comes Out on Top in MATCH Division Rivalry

Street Band Cruises to Indiana Oaks Score

Elate Overpowers Delaware Handicap Rivals

Bandua Sets Course Record on Million Preview Day

Game Winner Tunes Up for Travers with Los Al Derby Win

By Your Side First Black-Type Winner for Constitution

Veracious Digs Deep to Land Falmouth Stakes

Comical Scores a Goal for Johnson at Saratoga

Lady Joanna’s Debut Marks Young Brian’s First Winner

Ten Sovereigns Too Rich for July Cup Rivals

Southgate First Winner for Oklahoma Stallion Dramedy

Japan’s Success in Grand Prix de Paris Adds to Arc Case

Gee She Sparkles Gets First Stakes Win for Race Day

Pamina Beats Katie Baby in Ontario Matron Photo Finish

Napa Rules Becomes First Winner for Fury Kapcori

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Third-crop sire Justin Phillip at Castleton Lyons

Justin Phillip Top 2019 Pinhook Sire by Rate of Return

Castleton Lyons’ Justin Phillip may not grace the top 10 of BloodHorse.com’s leading third-crop sire list yet, but he outpaced all other sires at the North American 2-year-olds in training sales by the rate of return from his pinhooked progeny sold.

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Sistercharlie, Rushing Fall to Meet in Saratoga’s Diana

Chad Brown turf stars top field of six in grade 1 stakes. More…

Turf Stakes Featured on Arlington Million Preview Day

Horses to watch include Simply Breathless, Captivating Moon, and Flying Scotsman. More…

Game Winner Looks to Regain Mojo in Los Alamitos Derby

Street Band Returns in Indiana Oaks

Sanford Kicks Off Spa Stakes Slate for Juvenile Males

Added Weight Awaits Elate in Delaware Handicap

Mr. Money Looks to Extend Streak in Indiana Derby

Voodoo Song in Search of Forbidden Apple Repeat

Abyssinian Seeks Stakes Win in Wide-Open Quick Call

MATCH Divisional Leads at Stake in July 13 Program

Saratoga Stakes Plays for Opening Saturday

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Comical (inside) takes the Schuylerville Stakes at Saratoga Race Course

Comical Takes Schuylerville on Saratoga’s Opening Day

Comical gave owner Erik Johnson the first half of a personal daily double, winning the July 11 Schuylerville Stakes (G3) on Saratoga Race Course’s opening day. Now it’s up to the Colorado Avalanche team to provide the other half.

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A horse heads out for morning exercise at Saratoga

Saratoga Offers Racing a Chance to ‘Reset the Clock’

As much as memories of the Fourth of the July are still fresh in the mind, the 156th season at Saratoga Race Course starts July 11 and the meet’s earliest start since 1882 could not have come at a better time.