Forego Stakes

Private Zone, The Big Beast Clash In G1 Forego

Over a five-year career that began in Panama in 2011, Good Friends Stable’s Private Zone has raced at 10 different tracks in five states and three countries, winning six graded or group stakes and more than $2.2 million in purse earnings from 29 starts. Nowhere has the well-traveled 6-year-old gelding felt more at home than […]

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Priority One Jets New Sponsor Of G1 Forego Stakes

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) yesterday announced details of a new partnership with Priority One Jets, the leading provider of private jet charters, for the 2015 and 2016 seasons at Saratoga Race Course. Priority One Jets will serve as the entitlement sponsor of the Grade 1, $700,000 Priority One Forego, one of seven […]

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Palace Aims for Third Straight G1 in Vosburgh

After Palace won the Grade 1, six-furlong Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap on August 2, trainer Linda Rice was unsure whether she should have the 5-year-old stretch out to seven furlongs for the Grade 1 Forego on August 30 at Saratoga or stay at six furlongs in the Grade 1 Vosburgh Invitational on September 27 at […]

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Palace Reigns Supreme in Forego

Antonino Miuccio’s Palace took charge at the top of the stretch to win going away in the Grade 1, $500,000 Forego Stakes at Saratoga on Saturday. After a slow start, Zee Bros rushed up to take the lead, running sharp opening fractions of :22.48 and :45.23. Palace sat third under Cornelio Velasquez, slipping through a […]

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Saginaw Connections Upset Forego with Strapping Groom

Strapping Groom, claimed for $35,000 in May by his current connections, stepped up in class to win the 34th running of the Grade 1, $500,000 Forego for sprinters 3-years-old and up on Saturday at Saratoga Race Course. Quickest from the gate, Strapping Groom was joined to his inside by Fast Bullet, part of a coupled […]

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With the Labor Day holiday upon us, there are 15 graded stakes over the weekend, not including the G3 Seaway at Woodbine on Saturday and the G1 Del Mar Futurity on Wednesday. Beginning with the Saturday Saratoga card, the Spa will be hosting a pair of Grade 1s, the Forego and the Woodward, as well […]

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Jackson Bend a powerful winner of Forego Stakes

Jackson Bend powered home to win the Grade 1 Forego Stakes at Saratoga by three and a half lengths over Jersey Town. Aikenite finished third. Jackson Bend is trained by Nick Zito and was ridden by Corey Nakatani. He covered the 7 furlongs in 1:22.08 and returned $8.90, $4.80 and $3.10. PRESS RELEASE SARATOGA SPRINGS, […]

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Summer at Saratoga wraps up with Forego, Woodward

Press Release The NBC Sports Group’s seven straight weekends of “Summer at Saratoga” live horse racing from Saratoga Race Course concludes this Saturday, 5-6 p.m. ET with coverage of the Grade 1 Woodward featuring Horse of the Year candidate Havre de Grace, in addition to coverage of the Grade 1 Forego. COMMENTATORS: Saturday’s coverage will […]

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