Mind Control looks formidable in Forego

Saturday’s Grade I, $300,000 Forego Stakes has brought forth a solid group of sprinters at Saratoga. There are 11 runners slated to do battle over seven furlongs in this one, including 2018 race winner WHITMORE. Post time for the Forego, the ninth of 11 races at “The Spa” this Saturday, is 5:07 p.m. ET. #10…

Multiplier can end long losing streak in Charles Town Classic

Charles Town’s centerpiece event, the Grade II, $600,000 Charles Town Classic, is set for Friday night. The 1 1/8-mile heat, conducted over three turns, drew a field of 10 plus one also-eligible. Post time for the Charles Town Classic, the 11th of 12 races on a stakes-laden program, is 10:18 p.m. ET. #10 MULTIPLIER (9-2)…

Rushing Fall hunts for another Grade I in Diana

The Grade I, $500,000 Diana Stakes is the Sunday showcase race at Saratoga. Six of the best turf fillies and mares in the country will do battle over 1 1/8-miles in this one. Not surprisingly, trainer Chad Brown has the two morning-line favorites in RUSHING FALL and SISTERCHARLIE in an uncoupled entry. Post time for…

Uni out for another Grade I in Fourstardave

The Grade I, $400,000 Fourstardave Handicap is Saturday’s spotlight race at Saratoga. The prestigious one-mile turf heat drew an accomplished field of nine, led by last year’s winner GOT STORMY, defending Breeders’ Cup Mile winner UNI, and multiple Grade I winner RAGING BULL. Post time for the Fourstardave, the ninth of 10 races on Saturday…

Maximum Security an obvious pick in Pacific Classic

Del Mar’s signature race, the Grade I, $500,000 Pacific Classic, will be renewed this Saturday. MAXIMUM SECURITY stands out in this six-horse field, which will go 1 1/4-miles on the main track. Estimated post time for the Pacific Classic, Race 10 of 11 on Saturday at Del Mar, is 9:30 p.m. ET. #5 MAXIMUM SECURITY…

Enola Gay should take Saratoga Oaks

Three-year-old turf fillies will have the spotlight at Saratoga this Sunday in the $500,000 Saratoga Oaks. This 1 3/16th-mile heat drew a field of seven, led by recent stakes winners #1 SPEAKTOMEOFSUMMER and #2 ENOLA GAY. Post time for the Saratoga Oaks, the ninth of 10 races at “The Spa” on Sunday, is 5:46 p.m….

Swiss Skydiver should soar once more in Alabama

The Grade I, $500,000 Alabama Stakes will put three-year-old fillies to the test at Saratoga. A field of seven, led by multiple graded stakes winner #5 SWISS SKYDIVER, will go a demanding 1 1/4 miles in this heat. Post time for the Alabama, Race 9 of 11 on the day at “The Spa,” is 5:43…

Saratoga Derby goes through Decorated Invader

The $500,000 Saratoga Derby has drawn eight of the country’s best three-year-old turfers to Saratoga this Saturday. The 1 3/16th-mile heat features multiple graded stakes winner DECORATED INVADER, among other accomplished runners. Post time for the Saratoga Derby, Race 8 on an 11-race card that also features the Grade I Alabama, is 5:07 p.m. ET….

Beau Recall returns to defend Yellow Ribbon title

The Grade II, $150,000 Yellow Ribbon Handicap is the Saturday feature at Del Mar. The 1 1/16th-mile turf event drew a well-matched field of eight, including last year’s victress #7 BEAU RECALL. Post time for the Yellow Ribbon, the ninth of 11 races on the program, is 9:10 p.m. ET. #7 BEAU RECALL (3-1) is…

Tiz the Law will be tough to top in Travers

For the first time in history, the “Mid-Summer Derby” will be run before the Kentucky Derby. The Grade I, $1 million Travers Stakes, moved up from its traditional spot at the end of August to serve as a Derby prep race, is the Saturday feature at Saratoga. Eight three-year-old colts will be tested over 1…