Schuylerville Stakes

Comical Leads 1-2 Finish For Sire Into Mischief In Saratoga’s Opening Day Schuylerville

ERJ Racing, Gary Barber, Dave Kenney and Madaket Stables’ Comical captured the first stakes of the Saratoga meet in a thrilling dash to the finish to win the Grade 3, $150,000 Schuylerville on opening day Thursday. Trained by Doug O’Neill, the Into Mischief bay arrived at the six-furlong sprint for juvenile fillies from a convincing […]

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Friday’s Schuylerville, Lake George Lift Lid On Saratoga Meet

John Oxley’s Catherinethegreat will look to build on an impressive maiden-breaking win last out when she steps up to stakes competition in the Grade 3, $150,000 Schuylerville for juvenile fillies on Friday, opening day, at Saratoga Race Course. The 100th running of the Schuylerville will be the first of 69 stakes worth a record $18.85 […]

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Saratoga 40-Day Meet Opens Friday With Focus On Fillies And Mares, Juveniles

Live Thoroughbred racing will return to historic Saratoga Race Course on Friday, July 20 for its premier 40-day summer meet. The 2018 meet includes 69 stakes worth a record $18.85 million in purses, and will run through Labor Day, Monday, September 3. After opening weekend, racing will be conducted six days a week, Wednesdays through Mondays. Opening weekend […]

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Opening Day At Saratoga Sees 14 Percent Handle Increase

Opening Day of the 2017 season at Saratoga Race Course saw all-sources handle of $20,332,051, a 14.47 percent increase over the 2016 opening day total. The day of racing was highlighted by a stunning performance by Hoolie Racing Stable’s Dream It Is. The 2-year-old filly romped to an impressive nine-length victory in the Grade 3, […]

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Dream It Is Maintains Her Perfect Record With Schuylerville Romp

Hoolie Racing Stable’s Dream It Is has now won all three of her career starts, including Friday’s G3 Schuylerville Stakes at Saratoga by nine lengths. The 2-year-old daughter of Shackleford had previously won both of her starts at Woodbine, including a listed stake, but those had come over the Tapeta. Trainer Barbara Minshall shipped the […]

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Lake George, Schuylerville Draw Solid Fields To Highlight Opening Day At Saratoga

Trainer Jimmy Toner will try for his third victory in Friday’s Grade 3, $150,000 Lake George for sophomore fillies at 1 1/16 miles on the Mellon turf with the Grade 3-placed Defiant Honor. The Lake George joins the Grade 3, $150,000 Schuylerville, a six-furlong contest for 2-year-old fillies, to kick off the Opening Day racing action at […]

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Sweet Loretta Finishes Strong In Schuylerville

St. Elias Stable’s Sweet Loretta skipped home the 4 1/4-length winner of the 2016 Saratoga meeting’s first graded stakes race, the G3 Schuylerville. The juvenile daughter of Tapit covered six furlongs in 1:10.89 under John Velazquez for trainer Todd Pletcher. “We didn’t know what she ran against [in her maiden race] at Monmouth but we […]

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Weekend Lineup: Big Tests For California Chrome, Songbird

Opening day at Saratoga has finally arrived! The weekend’s graded stakes action kicks off at the Spa on Friday afternoon with the G3 Schuylerville, a six-furlong sprint for 2-year-old fillies on the main track. Steve Asmussen’s Made Me Shiver was a first-out winner at Churchill and has drawn the morning-line favoritism here, with second choice […]

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Thoroughbred Racing Dudes: Saratoga Opening Week Jump Start

This article was originally published by the Thoroughbred Racing Dudes. For more original content, free win picks, premium handicapping and more, visit racingdudes.com. Every week during the Saratoga meet, we will post early in the week a “jump start” on the Graded Stakes coming up at “The Spa.” This jump start will highlight the key probable horses from […]

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Juvenile And Turf Stakes Kick Off Opening Day At Saratoga

The time-tested traditions of two-year-olds and turf racing highlight Friday’s Opening Day stakes at Saratoga Race Course as the historic track opens its gates for its 148th meet. First race post time for the 10-race card is 1 p.m., with a $150,000 Guaranteed Pick 6 beginning in Race 5. Trainer Todd Pletcher, 12 times the […]

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