ELMONT, N.Y. – Mystical Star atoned for her previous misbehavior in the starting gate by breaking in a timely manner and turning back Aruna’s stretch run to win Belmont Park’s Grade 2, $200,000 New York for turf fillies and mares on Saturday.
Month: June 2012
ELMONT , N.Y. – Once again, trainer Michael Matz found himself in the winner’s circle at Belmont Park with a talented 3-year-old as even-money favorite Teeth of the Dog held off Fast Falcon to take Saturday’s Grade 2, $200,000 Dwyer by a neck.
Devon, PA – June 29, 2012 –The blistering heat did not slow down the Amateur riders as they took over the Dixon Oval at the Devon Show Grounds during the Brandywine Valley Summer Series presented by Taylor Harris Insurance Services (THIS).
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – The nation’s finest horses, top jockeys and best trainers will once again gather in upstate New York when historic Saratoga Race Course commences its 144th season of racing on Friday, July 20, with the Grade 1, $1 million Travers the centerpiece of a glittering 40-day meet that runs through Labor Day, September 3.
Lexington, KY – June 26, 2012– The 2012 Alltech National Horse Show announced today that for the second year in a row, the Saturday evening performance will once again benefit the United States Equestrian Team Foundation.
RENO, NEV., June 25, 2011 — After nine days and nights of competition, the best of the best were crowned at the $488,238 Reno Rodeo.
Good Tables, Seats Available Through Del Mar Group Sales
Good tables and seats for the 37-day Del Mar meeting are available now at discounted prices through the track’s Group Sales Department.
The seaside oval’s 75th anniversary year kicks off on Wednesday, July 18 and runs through Wednesday, September 5. Racing is held Wednesday through Sunday, with an additional day thrown into the mix on Labor Day Monday, September 3.
The only real requirement to take advantage of the Group Sales special locations and discounts is to have a party of at least 20 wanting a day at the races.
Tables in the popular Stretch Run Grill have been put aside for group purchase for as low as $52 on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. Those same tables are available on Fridays and Saturdays for $100. The four-top tables, with full food and beverage service, include admissions and programs for all.
Additionally, tables of 10 on the sixth-floor Il Palio Restaurant Patio may be reserved on many afternoons throughout the summer. The cost, which also includes admissions and programs, is $20 per person on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, and $25 per person on Fridays and Saturdays.
Those merely wanting good seats in either the Clubhouse or Stretch Run can take advantage of special prices offered through “Groups.” Clubhouse seats are $12 each, while ones in Stretch Run sell for $8. Prices apply for all days of the week and admissions and programs are part of the package.
Del Mar’s Group Sales Department can be reached by calling (858) 792-4234.
Full-Season Discount Passes Offer Fine Del Mar Value
Del Mar again is offering high-value, full-season passes to its 37-day meeting at a greatly reduced price. The passes are only $25 for Stretch Run admission and $50 for Clubhouse, good all afternoons from opening July 18 to closing September 5.
Normal Stretch Run admission is $6 per day, while Clubhouse prices are $10.
The discount passes must be purchased prior to the start of the meet. They can be obtained by calling the track’s Ticket Office (858) 792-4242, or by ordering on-line at www.delmarracing.com/season/tickets
Rotterdam, The Netherlands – June 25, 2012 –The stakes were high on Sunday, June 24, as the Longines GrandPrix Port of Rotterdam got under way. For many of the competitors it was the final opportunity to qualify for the 2012 London Olympics. The USA’s Laura Kraut and Cedric stole the spotlight as their success continued from their victory earlier in the week in the € 23,000 1.55m Syndicaat van de Rotterdamse Havenbedrijven Prix.
ELMONT, N.Y. – Zo Impressive took advantage of a tiring pacesetter in Contested and held off a late surge from Disposablepleasure to win Saturday’s 56th running of the Grade 1, $300,000 Mother Goose at Belmont Park.