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Houston, Texas

Wednesday Afternoon August 21

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TRAVERS DAY AT SARATOGA ON SATURDAY FEATURING THE $1,250,000  GRADE 1 TRAVERS STAKES AND 5 OTHER GRADE 1 STAKES RACES WORTH $3,150,000

 

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  • 150th running of  the Travers --- Race dates back to 1864
  • Biggest simulcast day of the summer by far --- Don't miss it
  • Saratoga first post at 10:35AM ---- SHRP gates open early at 10AM
  • The Travers is Race 11 at 4:44PM on a 13 race card
  • 12 horses  entered ---- Click here for Odds and Analysis on each horse and a betting strategy from Reinier Mactangay of Horse Racing Nation
  • 5 Grade 1 stakes on the "undercard" ---- $850,000 Sword Dancer Stakes --- $700,000 Personal Ensign Stakes  ----  $600,000 Forego Stakes --- $500,000 Alan Jerkins Memorial  --- $500,000 Ballerina Stakes 
  • The Sword Dancer, the Personal Ensign and the Ballerina are all Breeders' Cup Challenge Races 
  • Midnight Bisou seeks her 6th consecutive win in the Personal Ensign --- The winning streak started last January with a victory in the Houston Ladies Classic at SHRP followed by wins in the Azeri and Apple Blossom at Oaklawn, the Ogden Phipps at Belmont and the Molly Pitcher at Monmouth  --- Click here to read more about her in a blog post by Chip Gehrke of Horse Racing Nation
  • For more on these other races,  read What to watch for: Travers Stakes undercard fields look loaded by Jonathan Lintner of Horse Racing Nation
  • $100 Travers Day Handicapping Contest at SHRP  --- Mythical $2 Exacta Box format using 3 horses  --- Covers Races 6-13 ---- And congratulations to Hugh Peyton who won the Del Mar Pacific Classic contest last Saturday                                        

 

WANT TO WIN $$$$ THIS THURSDAY ---  ENTER THE SARATOGA PICK 6 HANDICAPPING  CONTEST  AT SHRP--- THIS WEEK'S POOL WITH CARRYOVERS IS $700

  • Use 12 horses  to construct a mythical Pick 6 Ticket
  • If no winners, $100 added to pool for the following Thursday August 29th with a  Mandatory Payout (potential pool of $800)

LARGEST JACKPOT CARRYOVERS (Updated Thursday Morning August 22nd)

  • Gulfstream Pick 6 --- $763,478
  • Woodbine High Five -- $254,479
  • Monmouth Park Pick 6 --- $240,920
  • Prairie Meadows Pick 5 --- $236,332 
  • Arlington ---- High 5 --- $108,567
  • Del Mar Pick 6 --- 72,352

SHRP SIMULCAST FOOD AND BEVERAGE SPECIALS

  • 50 Cent Beer every Friday 6PM to 9PM --- $1 Pony Beer every Saturday and Sunday from Noon to 4PM

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  • $10 Del Mar Surf & Turf Special (8 oz. rib eye, grilled shrimp and baked potato) every Friday 6PM to 9PM through August 30th  ---- $5.50 Saratoga Pastrami Sandwich every day all day  through Labor Day ($3.50 for half sandwich)

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  • $5 Saratoga Buffalo Wings for Travers Day this Saturday only from Noon to 4PM  to go along with the $1 Pony Beer

LOOKING AHEAD  

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  • Saturday,  August 31st  --- $750,000 Woodward Stakes from Saratoga
  • Saturday, August 31st --- Opening Day at Kentucky Downs (5 day  all turf European style racing continues on September 5th, 7th, 8th & 12th)
  • Sunday, September 1st  --- $1,000,000 All American Derby from Ruidoso Downs
  • Monday, September 2nd --- $3,000,000 All American Futurity from Ruidoso Downs
  • Friday, September 6th --- Opening Day of Belmont Fall Meet
  • Saturday, September 7th --- $1,000,000 Jockey Club Derby at Belmont
  • Saturday, September 7th --- $1,000,000 Kentucky Turf Cup at Kentucky Downs
  • Saturday, September 14th --- $1,000,000 Woodbine Mile
  • Saturday, September 21st --- $1,000,000 Cotillion Stakes from Parx Racing

LOOKING BACK

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  • Long time CBS and ABC sportscaster Jack Whitaker passed away this week --- He broadcast many events but was always partial to horse racing  --- He is probably best remembered for his coverage of Secretariat's Triple Crown campaign
  •  Click here for a video tribute from Bent Musburger and here for the thoughts of E. S. Bud Lamoreaux for the Paulick Report

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QUOTE OF THE WEEK

  • "Everybody says we hated the Yankees. We didn't hate the Yankees. We just hated the way they beat us."  Al Lopez, baseball manager
     

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