Adirondack Stakes

‘Nice And Relaxed’ Perfect Alibi Works Toward Darley Alcibiades

Tracy Farmer’s multiple graded-stakes winner Perfect Alibi breezed a half-mile in 49.05 on the Belmont main track Sunday under exercise rider Amy Mullen in preparation for the Grade 1, $400,000 Darley Alcibiades at 1 1/16-miles on October 4 at Keeneland. Trained by Mark Casse, Perfect Alibi was perfect in two starts at Saratoga, including a […]

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Luis Saez Handed Seven-Day ‘Careless Riding’ Suspension For Ride At Saratoga

Jockey Luis Saez received notification Aug. 9 of a seven-day suspension for “careless riding”. The incident in question took place in the Grade 2 Adirondack Stakes, the tenth race on the Aug. 4 card, in which Saez mount Just Fly veered left near the top of the stretch under right-handed whip.Just Fly crowded several other […]

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Perfect Alibi Runs Down Frank’s Rockette In Adirondack

Tracey Farmer’s Perfect Alibi made a determined bid to win Saratoga’s G2 Adirondack in the stretch, running down 3-5 favorite Frank’s Rockette to score by a half-length on the wire. Sent off at 6-1, the 2-year-old daughter of Sky Mesa rebounded from her runner-up finsih in the Astoria Stakes for Sunday’s triumph. Ridden by Irad […]

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Guarana’s Half Sister Magic Dance Faces Seven Other Juvenile Fillies In Adirondack At Saratoga

Three Chimneys Farm’s Magic Dance will look to stay unbeaten, drawing the outside post in the eight-horse filed assembled for Sunday’s Grade 2, $200,000 Adirondack for 2-year-old fillies over the Saratoga Race Course main track. Hall of Famer Steve Asmussen, a two-time Adirondack winner, trains the daughter of More Than Ready, who is the field’s […]

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Pletcher Has Top Shooters Virginia Eloise, Guacamole In Saturday’s Adirondack

Trainer Todd Pletcher is looking for his sixth career victory in Saturday’s Grade 2, $200,000 Adirondack for juvenile fillies at Saratoga Race Course, as he saddles a formidable pair in Virginia Eloise and Guacamole. Winner of the last two editions of the Adirondack with Pure Silver in 2017 and Nonna Mela in 2016, Pletcher will […]

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New York-Bred Pure Silver Now Three-For-Three After Adirondack Romp

Twin Creeks Racing Stable’s Pure Silver has won all three of her career starts, including an impressive performance in Saturday’s G2 Adirondack Stakes at Saratoga. The 2-year-old daughter of Mission Impazible, ridden by John Velazquez for trainer Todd Pletcher, vied for the lead throughout and pulled away down the lane to win by 9 1/2 lengths, […]

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Nonna Mela Takes Adirondack By Storm

St. Elias Stable’s Nonna Mela ran away with Friday’s G2 Adirondack Stakes at Saratoga, streaking under the wire six lengths in front of the field of juvenile fillies. Originally scheduled for last Saturday, the Adirondack had to be cancelled due to a bad storm, and the race was rescheduled and redrawn for this Friday. Nonna […]

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Weekend Lineup: Songbird In The East, Pacific Classic In The West

Another fantastic weekend of racing is upon us this weekend, with the appearance of Songbird on the entry sheets at Saratoga as well as a Pacific Classic showdown for the ages at Del Mar. Kicking things off on Friday is the re-drawn G2 Adirondack Stakes at Saratoga, for juvenile fillies going 6 1/2 furlongs on […]

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Rescheduled Adirondack Field Led By Juvenile Filly Silvertoni

The field for the Grade 2, $200,000 Adirondack increased by one 2-year-old filly when it was re-drawn for its centennial edition on Friday at Saratoga Race Course. Supplemented to the field for the 6 ½-furlong race, which was postponed when Saturday’s card was canceled after the fifth race, is Marty Vogt’s Romantic Music, a front-running […]

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