Decorated Invader, Gufo to Vie in Saratoga Derby

Though Saturday’s $500,000 race is half the value of last year’s inaugural running, the 1 3/16-mile grass contest again drew some of the country’s elite sophomore turf runners, led by graded winners Decorated Invader, Field Pass, and Gufo. Read more: www.bloodhorse.com

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Dangjiren horse racing festival in SW China's Tibet – Xinhua | English.news.cn – Xinhua

Dangjiren horse racing festival in SW China’s Tibet – Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua Read more: www.xinhuanet.com

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Make Mischief Heads Adirondack Stakes at Saratoga

Gary Barber’s Make Mischief will headline a field of six in the $150,000 Adirondack Stakes (G2), a 6 1/2-furlong race for 2-year-old fillies Aug. 12 at Saratoga Race Course. Read more: www.bloodhorse.com

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Smooth Like Strait Wins La Jolla Over Storm the Court

Cannon Thoroughbreds’ homebred Smooth Like Strait, carrying the co-highweight of 124 pounds under jockey Umbertpo Rispoli, ran to his odds in the $126,500 La Jolla Handicap (G3T) Aug. 9 at Del Mar, winning his second straight stakes of the season. Read more: www.bloodhorse.com

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Bodhicitta Nips Tonahutu in Yellow Ribbon

The much-improved Bodhicitta continued her dramatic ascent up the female turf ranks Aug. 8 at Del Mar, winning the $151,000 Yellow Ribbon Handicap (G2T) by a nose over former $32,000 claimer Tonahutu. Read more: www.bloodhorse.com

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My Girl Red Leads Throughout Sorrento at Del Mar

My Girl Red, a 2-year-old filly by Texas Red, pushed her record to 2-for-2 for trainer Keith Desormeaux and owner Eric Brehm Aug. 7 by winning the $150,500 Sorrento Stakes (G2) at Del Mar by 4 3/4 lengths. Read more: www.bloodhorse.com

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