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Qurbaan Upsets Bernard Baruch In U.S. Debut; Voodoo Song Fifth

Making his first start in the U.S. off nearly an 11-month layoff, Shadwell’s Qurbaan provided a 13-1 upset in Monday’s Grade 2 Bernard Baruch at Saratoga. The 5-year-old son of Speightstown, ridden by leading jockey Irad Ortiz for trainer Kiaran McLaughlin, came from off the pace to secure a nose victory over Forge at the […]

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Voodoo Song Puts Undefeated Saratoga Record On The Line In Bernard Baruch

Barry K. Schwartz’s Voodoo Song will try to keep his undefeated record at Saratoga Race Course intact on Monday when he breaks from the rail in a field of six in the Grade 2, $250,000 Bernard Baruch Handicap at 1 1/16 miles on the Mellon turf. Last year, the popular New York-bred English Channel colt […]

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Heart To Heart In Front All The Way In Bernard Baruch

Terry Hamilton’s Heart to Heart took the field from gate-to-wire in Monday’s Grade 2 Bernard Baruch Handicap at Saratoga, crossing the wire 1 1/4 lengths ahead of Forge and Delta Prince. The 6-year-old son of English Channel was taken to the lead by Irad Ortiz, Jr., who set well-timed fractions to have plenty of horse […]

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Ring Weekend Gets Up For Course Record In Bernard Baruch

St. Elias Stable and West Point Thoroughbreds’ Ring Weekend was just able to get up for the win in Monday’s G2 Bernard Baruch Stakes at Saratoga, keeping his neck in front at the line. The 5-year-old son of Tapit was recording his first win on the year for trainer Graham Motion. Ridden by John Velazquez, […]

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Woodbine presents Bloodlines: Wise Dan Proves Pedigree Isn’t Paramount

With a slim victory in the Grade 2 Bernard Baruch Handicap at Saratoga, Wise Dan earned his 14th victory from his last 16 starts. A multiple champion and Horse of the Year, Wise Dan is legitimately one of the most recognizable and most popular horses in training. Wise Dan is also a poster boy for […]

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Absorbine presents Photos of the Week: Saratoga Spotlight

The arrival of Labor Day on the calendar brings the curtain down on a tremendous summer of racing at Saratoga. At the Spa, two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan made a triumphant return with a determined nose victory in the G2 Bernard Baruch. Stonetastic signaled that she would be a force in the filly […]

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Wise Dan to Face Eight Rivals in Bernard Baruch

Seventeen weeks since his last race, and 106 days removed from emergency colic surgery, two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan is set to make his return in Saturday’s Grade 2, $250,000 Bernard Baruch Handicap at Saratoga Race Course. The 7-year-old Morton Fink champion homebred is the 127-pound highweight in the 56th renewal of the […]

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Wise Dan Eyes Bernard Baruch for Next Start

The connections of two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan are leaning toward starting the chestnut gelding in the G2 Bernard Baruch Handicap at Saratoga Aug. 30. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that trainer Charles LoPresti will at least enter the gelding in the race, and will then wait and see how the weight assignments play […]

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Wise Dan Drills Six Furlongs, Inches Closer to Racetrack Return

Two-time reigning Horse of the Year Wise Dan, trained by Charlie LoPresti for Morton Fink, took to the Saratoga main track Saturday morning in preparation for a possible start later in the meet. Working in tandem with another LoPresti horse, the champion gelding went six furlongs in 1:13.25. “I thought he went really well,” said […]

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Woodward, Bernard Baruch Possible Comeback Spots for Wise Dan

Two-time reigning Horse of the Year Wise Dan worked five furlongs in 1:02.04 on the main track Saturday morning as trainer Charlie LoPresti continues to weigh his options for a run later in the meet at Saratoga Race Course. Under regular exercise rider Damien Rock, Wise Dan began his work at 8:54 a.m. and easily […]

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