Alabama Stakes

Alabama Stakes contender profile: Plum Pretty

The New York Racing Association is producing a series of profiles this week on the three-year-old filly contenders for Saturday’s Grade 1, $500,000 TVG Alabama Stakes at Saratoga.  The series continues with Plum Pretty, winner of the Kentucky Oaks and runner up in both the Hollywood Oaks and the TVG Coaching Club American Oaks. By […]

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Summer at Saratoga on NBC this weekend for Alabama Stakes

Press Release The NBC Sports Group’s seven straight weekends of “Summer at Saratoga” live horse racing from Saratoga Race Course continues this Saturday, 5-6 p.m. ET on NBC with coverage of the Grade 1, $500,000 Alabama. COMMENTATORS: Saturday’s coverage will be hosted by Tom Hammond alongside Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens, handicapper Mike Battaglia […]

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Zipse: Could Winter Memories be three-year-old filly champ?

Zipse At The Track continues his point/counterpoint series with this: Does Winter Memories have a legitimate shot as this year’s champion three-year-old filly?  Horse Racing Nation blogger Joe DePaolo says as great as she’s looked so far, no way: “Here’s the problem: The level of her competition has been, well, pretty low. Like New York […]

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It’s Tricky seeks Triple Tiara against tough field in Alabama Stakes

Press Release To date, six fillies – Top Flight (1932), Damaged Goods (1940), Shuvee (1969), Mom’s Command (1985), Open Mind (1989), and Sky Beauty (1993) – have swept the Acorn, Coaching Club American Oaks, and Alabama. On Saturday, It’s Tricky will attempt to add her name to that list when she faces five formidable 3-year-old […]

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Alabama Stakes contender profile: St. John’s River

The New York Racing Association is producing a series of profiles this week on the three-year-old filly contenders for Saturday’s Grade 1, $500,000 TVG Alabama Stakes at Saratoga.  The first is on St. John’s River, who finished second in the Kentucky Oaks and won the Grade 2 Delaware Oaks last month. The first time Andrew […]

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Shackleford, Rattlesnake Bridge work for Travers; It’s Tricky preps for Alabama

PRESS RELEASE SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Michael Lauffer and W.D. Cubbedge’s Shackleford turned in his penultimate work for the Grade 1 Travers on Saturday morning, breezing six furlongs on the Saratoga main track in 1:14.15. With exercise rider Tammy Fox aboard, Shackleford eagerly hit the track through the gap on the far turn at 8:55 a.m., ready […]

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St. John’s River breezes 5f for TVG Alabama

PRESS RELEASE SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Dede McGehee’s St. John’s River turned in her final work Friday morning for the Grade 1, $500,000 TVG Alabama, clocking five furlongs in an easy 1:02.24. With McGehee and trainer Andrew Leggio watching from the grandstand, jockey Robby Albarado broke off aboard the Delaware Oaks winner and Kentucky Oaks runner-up […]

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St. John’s River tunes up for Alabama; Mucho Macho Man back to work

Press Release Dede McGehee’s St. John’s River turned in her final work Friday morning for the Grade 1, $500,000 TVG Alabama, clocking five furlongs in an easy 1:02.24. With McGehee and trainer Andrew Leggio watching from the grandstand, jockey Robby Albarado broke off aboard the Delaware Oaks winner and Kentucky Oaks runner-up at the five-eighths […]

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Saratoga to celebrate women in racing with Fabulous Fillies Day

Press Release The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) will celebrate women and their contributions to the thoroughbred industry with a special day appropriately titled “Fabulous Fillies Day” on Friday, August 19 at Saratoga Race Course. The day will feature a number of special events and activities designed to honor women of the thoroughbred industry […]

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