Proctor’s Ledge Worth Playing in Diana Stakes

Saratoga (Horsephotos.com) Saturday’s $500,000 Diana Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga is a race that truly deserves its Grade 1 status. Three of the seven starters have won at this level already, and three more have prevailed multiple times at the Grade 2/Grade 3 level. Not surprisingly, the three Grade 1 winners are conditioned by the two-time Eclipse Award-winning trainer Chad Brown, renowned for his success with female grass horses. His trio is led by #6 A Raving Beauty, [...]

Speed Makes Lull Dangerous in Just a Game Stakes

Lull winning the Autumn Miss Stakes (gr. III) at Santa Anita - © BENOIT PHOTO She won’t be the most popular choice in the wagering, but I have the feeling that #4 Lull might get out in front and forget to stop in Saturday’s $700,000 Just a Game Stakes (gr. I) at Belmont Park. When this talented daughter of War Front gets out near the lead through fast fractions, she can be almost impossible to run down. Just [...]