HORSE BETTING NEWS
The 77th running of Northwest's richest race - the Longacres Mile - comes our way this Sunday, August 19 from Emerald Downs. Horses three years old and upward will be after the winner's portion of the $200,000 purse when they go one mile on Emerald Downs's main dirt track.
The Grade 1 Del Mar Oaks is on tap for this Saturday, August 18 from, where else, Del Mar Raceway in beautiful Southern California. Three year old fillies will race one and one eighth miles on Del Mar's turf track in search of their share of the $300,000 purse.
Monmouth Park on the Jersey Shore will be the scene of the Grade 3 Philip H. Iselin Stakes this Saturday, August 18. Horses three years old and upward will go one and one eighth miles on Monmouth's main dirt track as they chase their portion of the $150,000 purse.
Saratoga Raceway will be the scene of two lucrative Grade 1 races on Saturday, August 18 - one of those being the Sword Dancer Invitational Stakes. Featuring horses three years old and up willing to go one and a half miles on Saratoga's turf track, $600,000 will be on the line for this important Grade 1 event.
The Grade 1 Alabama Stakes goes down this Saturday, August 18 from Saratoga Raceway in New York. Three year old fillies will be featured as they go one and one quarter mile on Saratoga's dirt track for an impressive purse of $600,000. The Alabama is a defining race in the three year old division.
It was another very interesting weekend of graded stakes action indeed. The big races came at Saratoga, Del Mar, Monmouth Park and Ellis Park. In all there were five Grade 2 races and two Grade 3 races on a packed schedule. Let's take a look at the results starting at Saratoga.
The Grade 2 John C. Mabee Stakes comes our way this Sunday, August 12 from Del Mar in beautiful Southern California. Fillies and mares three years old and upward will be after their share of the $250,000 purse when they race 1 1/8 miles on Del Mar's turf track.
The 95th version of the Grade 2 Adirondack Stakes is on tap for this Sunday, August 12 from Saratoga. Two year old fillies will be featured as they dash six and a half furlongs for their share of the $200,000 purse.
The 107th running of the Grade 2 Saratoga Special Stakes goes down this Sunday August 12. Two year olds will be after their share of the $200,000 purse as they go six and a half furlongs on Saratoga's main track.
The Grade 2 Fourstardave Handicap takes place this Saturday August 11 from Saratoga Raceway. An impressive purse of $500,000 will be on the line as horses three years old and upward go one mile on Saratoga's main track.
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