Mind Control Nails Photo Finish To Defeat Shancelot In H. Allen Jerkens

Red Oak Stable and Madaket Stables’ Mind Control posted an upset in Saratoga’s Grade 1 Hopeful as a 2-year-old, and now the sophomore son of Stay Thirsty has another upset win at the Spa on his resume with a 10-1 shocker in Saturday’s G1 H. Allen Jerkens. Sitting in a perfect tracking position in third […]

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‘Amazing’ Amsterdam Winner Shancelot Goes For Saratoga Encore In H. Allen Jerkens

Shancelot, dominant winner of the Grade 2 Amsterdam in his most recent outing, returns to Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., to head a field of nine entered in Saturday’s Grade 1, $500,000 H. Allen Jerkens presented by Runhappy. The H. Allen Jerkens, a seven-furlong race for 3-year-olds, is one of seven stakes on […]

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39-1 Longshot Triggers $75,727 Pick 6 Carryover For Wednesday At Saratoga

Triggered by 39-1 Heartstring’s come-from-behind win in the 12th-race finale, Wednesday’s Pick 6 will be boosted by a $75,727.22 carryover as the multi-race wager went unsolved on Sunday at Saratoga Race Course. New and Improved started the sequence by capturing Race 7 for trainer Chad Brown. Ridden by Hall of Famer Javier Castellano, New and […]

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Shancelot Never Challenged In Big Amsterdam Performance

Ivan Rodriguez and Albert and Michelle Crawford’s Shancelot more than lived up to his 6-5 odds in Sunday’s Grade 2 Amsterdam Stakes, pulling away from his 11 sophomore rivals with every stride and crossing the wire 12 1/2 lengths the best. The son of Shanghai Bobby covered 6 1/2 furlongs over Saratoga’s fast main track […]

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‘Just A Fast Horse’: Undefeated Shancelot Targets Amsterdam

Trainer Jorge Navarro said he likes what he has seen so far out of Shancelot, who is unbeaten in two starts, and plans on sending the horse to Saratoga for the Grade 2, $200,000 Amsterdam on Sunday, July 28. Owned by Gelfenstein Farm, Albert Crawford and Michelle Crawford, the son of Shanghai Bobby broke his […]

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Navarro Calls 3-Year-Old Shancelot ‘The Best Horse I’ve Ever Trained’

Trainer Jorge Navarro didn’t mince any words after Shancelot blazed six furlongs in 1:08.43 – the fastest time for that distance so far during the Monmouth Park meeting – in his second career start on Sunday. β€œThe best horse I’ve ever trained,” said the track’s leading trainer. The 3-year-old son of Shanghai Bobby-True Kiss by […]

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