This Week's Top Races
Saratoga Racecourse will close out its summer racing season with a spectacular long weekend of races. The highlight of the weekend will be the $600,000 Woodward Stakes (G1), which will take place on Saturday, August 30. The 1 1/8 mile race for 3-year-olds and up has attracted recent Whitney Stakes (G1) upset winner Moreno, who will be looking to make a second consecutive win. Runner-up in the Whitney, Itsmyluckyday will be looking to avenge his narrow loss. Alpha, last year's champion, is slated to defend his title but will need to shake off a recent losing streak to come out on top.
Also on Saturday, the $500,000 Forego Stakes (G1) will feature 3-year-olds and up going seven furlongs. Headlining the field of sprinters will be Alfred G. Vanderbilt (G1) winner Palace, and Belmont Sprint (G3) champion Clearly Now.
The $350,000 Hopeful Stakes (G1) will take place on closing day on Monday, September 1. It is a seven-furlong race for juveniles. Glimpse some Kentucky Derby hopefuls taking their first steps down the Triple Crown trail with Requite and Competitive Edge as possible starters.
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