Personal Ensign Stakes

Asmussen, Mott Each Hold Strong Hand In Personal Ensign At Saratoga

Bloom Racing Stable, Madaket Stables and Allen Racing’s Midnight Bisou, undefeated in five starts this season, looks to keep her perfect record intact while seeking her first career victory at Saratoga Race Course in Saturday’s Grade 1, $700,000 Personal Ensign presented by Lia Infiniti. The 70th running of the 1 1/8-mile Personal Ensign for fillies […]

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Grade 1 Personal Ensign Gearing Up To Be ‘The Bill And Bob Show’

The “Bill and Bob Show” is set for Saturday’s Grade 1 $700,000 Personal Ensign at Saratoga Race Course on a star-studded racing program on Travers Day. Hall of Famer Bill Mott sends out Elate against fellow Hall of Famer Bob Baffert’s Abel Tasman in a field of six fillies and mares going 1 ¼ miles […]

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Mott: Hofburg, Elate ‘Both On Course’ For Travers, Personal Ensign

Grade 1 stakes-bound Hofburg and Elate came out of their Sunday breezes in good order, Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott said from his barn the day after the duo worked five furlongs on the Oklahoma training track at Saratoga. Hofburg, pointing towards the Grade 1, $1.25 million Runhappy Travers on August 25, was credited […]

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Songbird’s Personal Ensign Loss ‘Nothing To Be Ashamed Of’

“The Graveyard of Champions,” which is the well-earned nickname of Saratoga, claimed another victim on Saturday when 2-5 favorite Songbird was beaten by a neck in the Grade 1, $700,000 Personal Ensign by Forever Unbridled. Nevertheless, her connections were nowhere close to writing the final footnotes on the magnificent career of the dual Eclipse Award […]

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Songbird En Busca De Su Triunfo Número 14 Este Sábado En El Personal Ensign

La campeona está de regreso, esta vez en Saratoga. Songbird será sin duda uno de los mayores atractivos de la espectacular jornada del sábado 26 en el histórico óvalo. La hija de Medaglia d’Oro buscará llevar su invicto de 2017 a tres carreras y obtener su décimo cuarto triunfo en 15 salidas cuando enfrente a […]

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Songbird Headlines Quartet Of Breeders’ Cup Challenge Races On Travers Undercard

The Travers may be the main attraction Saturday at Saratoga, but Fox Hill Farm’s two-time Eclipse award winner and surefire future Hall of Famer Songbird takes a backseat to no one and her greatness will be on display when she starts as a short-priced favorite in the $700,000 Personal Ensign at 1 1/8 miles. The […]

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Songbird Likely To Face Four Rivals In Personal Ensign

Four challengers are likely to enter the starting gate to take on Songbird in Saturday’s Grade 1 Personal Ensign Stakes at Saratoga. The Daily Racing Form reports that Forever Unbridled is expected to be among those lining up against Songbird. “It’s going to be a great race,” Forever Unbridled’s trainer Dallas Stewart told the DRF. “Only one […]

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Songbird Headed To Personal Ensign At Saratoga

Champion Songbird will be heading back to the Spa for the Aug. 26 Personal Ensign Stakes, owner Rick Porter told on Sunday. The 4-year-old daughter of Medaglia d’Oro will ship to Saratoga the week of the Grade 1, $700,000 race, which will be held at 1 1/8 miles on the main track. It is a […]

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Saratoga Start Unlikely For Songbird; Porter Says No Plans To Retire Two-Time Champ At Year’s End

Owner Rick Porter and Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer have long indicated that a race at Saratoga Race Course was among the stops they intended to make as part of two-time champion Songbird’s 4-year-old campaign. After an upset scare at hot and humid Delaware Park in the Grade 1 Delaware Handicap on July 15, […]

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