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Diversify Jumps To Third In NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll

New York-bred gelding Diversify became a multiple Grade 1 winner while leading every step inSaturday’s Grade 1 Whitney Handicap at Saratoga Race Course, an effort that confirmed his status as the East Coast’s leading older horse and moved him to third in the NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll. The 3 1/2-length score over a sloppy track came one month […]

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‘I Think He’ll Do Anything’: Options Open For Whitney Runner-Up Mind Your Biscuits

After little to no sleep – and having watched the replay of Saturday’s race “78 times” – trainer Chad Summers couldn’t be happier with Grade 1 Whitney runner-up Mind Your Biscuits following his 3 ½-length finish behind Diversify in the 1 1/8-mile route. The 5-year-old by Posse made his patented closing move in an effort […]

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Diversify Shakes Loose For Sloppy Whitney Score; Mind Your Biscuits Second Again

Ralph and Lauren Evans’ Diversify led a New York-bred exacta in Saturday’s Grade 1 Whitney Stakes, leading the field throughout to cross the wire 3 1/2 lengths in front of Mind Your Biscuits. After waiting out a lengthy rain delay in the paddock, the 5-year-old gelding by Bellamy Road clocked nine furlongs over Saratoga’s sloppy […]

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Weekend Lineup: Whitney Showdown

The top two New York-breds in training will feature in this Saturday’s Grade 1 Whitney Stakes at Saratoga, with the front-running Diversify slightly favored on the morning line over Mind Your Biscuits. Backyard Heaven and Tapwrit also feature prominently in the eight-horse field, scheduled to go nine furlongs on the main track at 5:46 P.M. […]

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‘Part Of The Family’: Mind Your Biscuits Preparing For Whitney Showdown

New York-bred Horse of the Year Mind Your Biscuits, the 2-1 morning-line second choice in Saturday’s Grade 1, $1.2 million Whitney at Saratoga, continues to instill confidence among his connections that he is the horse to beat in the historic 1 1/8-mile “Win and You’re In” qualifier for the Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Classic on […]

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New York-Breds Diversify, Mind Your Biscuits To Clash In Whitney

On Saturday at Saratoga Race Course, one of Thoroughbred racing’s most prestigious races will come down to a New York-style affair as New York-bred Horse of the Year candidates Diversify and Mind Your Biscuits top a field of eight in the Grade 1, $1.2 million Whitney. The 91st running of the 1 1/8-mile Whitney, a […]

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Mind Your Biscuits Completes ‘Heavy Lifting’ Ahead Of Whitney Stretch-Out

Multiple graded stakes winner Mind Your Biscuits registered his final work before a planned start in the Grade 1, $1.2 million Whitney at 1 1/8 miles on August 4. With jockey Joel Rosario aboard, the strapping chestnut breezed a half-mile in 49.88 seconds over the main track listed as fast just before 9 a.m. Friday. […]

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Mind Your Biscuits Showing The Right Signs For Whitney Stretch-Out

Two-time New York-bred Horse of the Year Mind Your Biscuits moved one step closer Friday morning to the Grade 1, $1.2 million Whitney for older horses at 1 1/8 miles on August 4 with a seven-furlong breeze before galloping out a mile over Saratoga’s main track. The Whitney is a “Win and You’re In” for the Breeders’ Cup Classic this fall […]

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Bee Jersey Denies Mind Your Biscuits In Met Mile

Leading the field from start to finish, Charles Fipke’s homebred Bee Jersey was able to hold on by a nose over Mind Your Biscuits in Saturday’s Grade 1 Runhappy Metropolitan Handicap. The 4-year-old son of Jersey Town, ridden by Ricardo Santana, was sent to post as the 3-1 favorite on a three-race win streak. Trained […]

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NYRA Bets Presents Belmont Countdown: Chad Summers On ‘Biscuits’ And Shooting Straight

Horses keep you humble. It’s an old adage trainer Chad Summers knows too well. Summers started his training career roughly a year ago in spectacular fashion, saddling Mind Your Biscuits ahead of a win in the Group 1 Dubai Golden Shaheen. Summers, 33, said he’s spent every day of that year learning. The success of […]

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