The horse racing industry is sizzling in July but the temperature always seems to rise once the gates open up at the Spa. Heating up as well is the Juvenile season.
Besides the G2 Best Pal Stakes at Del Mar, Saratoga features the most exciting Juvenile stakes races for males that contribute to the list of early Breeders’ Cup Juvenile contenders. Among the most recognized Juvenile stakes raced at the spa this summer are the G2 Saratoga Special (Aug 11), G2 With Anticipation (Aug 29) and the G1 Three Chimneys Hopeful.
The only one not mentioned is the one that kicks things off this weekend, the G2 Sanford Stakes. The journey towards the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile and Kentucky Derby has to begin somewhere and for 7 youthful dreamers, that battle begins on Sunday
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