Riders’ Race: Jump jocks still battling

The owners' race is over, hell, it’s been over since the Iroquois when Bruton Street US went 1-3 in the big one with Scorpiancer and Moscato and Snap Decision finished a roughed-up second, signaling he was the best maiden in the game. They added Pravalaguna and a few others to dominate the standings.

Steeplechase Picks & Preview: Callaway Gardens

Two to go. The second-to-last racing day of the 2019 steeplechase season arrives Saturday with the Callaway Gardens Steeplechase in Pine Mountain, Ga. The five-race card showcases novice hurdlers in a $75,000 stakes and 4-year-old hurdlers in a $30,000 restricted allowance.

Breeders’ Cup: Build It Up

Chad Brown waited out the last few minutes before boarding his redeye flight from Los Angeles to New York late Saturday night and allowed himself a moment to reflect on the weekend’s accomplishments while looking ahead just a little bit.

Beecher wins PA Hunt Cup in likely career finale

After riding Mystic Strike to victory in the 85th Pennsylvania Hunt Cup Sunday, Mark Beecher climbed down, patted his horse on the shoulder, unbuckled the girths and headed for the scale to weigh-in. On the way back to the trophy presentation, he made a declaration.

“That’s me. Over and out.”

Breeders’ Cup Saturday: Spa heroes dot the Distaff

The 2019 Breeders’ Cup Distaff, arguably the best race of the two-day World Championships, features a significant Saratoga flavor with six of the 11 runners racing in upstate New York before making their way to Santa Anita Park.