Alabama Stakes

New Money Honey Hopes To Cash In On Switch To Dirt In G1 Alabama

E Five Racing Thoroughbreds’ New Money Honey will look to parlay her success on the turf to the main track when she makes her dirt debut in the 137th running of the $600,000 Alabama for 3-year-old fillies on Saturday at Saratoga Race Course. New Money Honey has four wins and a runner-up finish in six […]

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Lockdown Fires Bullet In Prep For Alabama Stakes

Juddmonte Farms’ Lockdown breezed four furlongs in a sharp 47.98 seconds over the Oklahoma training track Tuesday morning in preparation for this Saturday’s Grade 1, $600,000 Alabama. The fastest of 36 at the distance, Lockdown picked up her fourth bullet, and second at Saratoga, since her second-place finish to Unchained Melody in the Grade 2 […]

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Canadian Invader Holy Helena On Target For G1 Alabama

Ontario-bred Holy Helena will try to extend her win streak to four in Saturday’s Grade 1, $600,000 Alabama for trainer Jimmy Jerkens. The 3 year-old Ghostzapper filly earned two of her three victories in Canada by winning the Woodbine Oaks and Queens Plate, respectively, after breaking her maiden at Belmont Park in her second start. […]

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Holy Helena Se Prepara Para Enfrentar A Las Mejores Tresañeras En El Alabama S.

El Alabama S. (G1), la tercera gema de la Triple Tiara, puede involucrar algo más allá de una esperada revancha entre Abel Tasman y Elate, protagonistas de un cerrado final en la Coaching Club American Oaks (G1) que aún sigue generando comentarios. La mejor tresañera de Canadá se alista para conquistar Saratoga. Holy Helena, ganadora ante […]

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Queen’s Plate Victress Holy Helena Targeting Aug. 19 Alabama Stakes

Stronach Stable’s Queen’s Plate winner Holy Helena has settled in at Jimmy Jerkens’ Saratoga barn in good order and is likely to make her Spa debut in the Grade 1, $600,000 Alabama on August 19, her trainer said on Friday morning. Jerkens added that the Ontario-bred Ghostzapper filly is expected to work in the coming […]

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Whitney, Travers Highlight 2017 Meeting At Saratoga

The 2017 meet at historic Saratoga Race Course will again be highlighted by the Grade 1, $1.2 million Whitney and the Grade 1, $1.25 million Travers, the centerpieces of two of the biggest days in North American racing. The 40-day meet, which includes 69 stakes worth $18.775 million in purses, will run from Friday, July […]

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Songbird Settled In At Del Mar, Targeting Cotillion For Next Start

Undefeated Songbird arrived back in California late Monday and has been relaxing in her stall at Del Mar, according to a report in the Daily Racing Form. The 3-year-old daughter of Medaglia d’Oro appeared none the worse for wear after her successful trip to Saratoga, where she captured both the G1 Coaching Club American Oaks and G1 […]

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Kirkpatrick & Co. Present Photos Of The Week: Soaring To New Heights

Summer may be winding down, but the racing action was still hot on both coasts over the past weekend. The action kicked off at Saratoga, with 3-year-old fillies going to the post in the Grade 1 Alabama Stakes. A field of seven went to the post for the 10-furlong contest, but all eyes were on the […]

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Songbird Denies ‘Graveyard Of Champions’ Once Again With Alabama Victory

Fox Hill Farms’ Songbird was able to deny the “Graveyard of Champions” once again on Saturday afternoon, defeating six other sophomore fillies to keep her perfect record intact in the G1 Alabama Stakes. The undefeated daughter of Medaglia d’Oro was ridden to perfection by Mike Smith, covering the 1 1/4 miles over Saratoga’s fast main […]

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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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