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Diana Stakes

Diana Stakes

Date: 07/30/2011

Horse Racing Headlines
Close Hatches wins Personal Ensign at Saratoga (The Associated Press)
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) -- Close Hatches ran her win streak to four races with an authoritative five-length victory in the Grade 1 $500,000 Personal Ensign at Saratoga Race Course. [more]

Bayern is fast and favored in Travers at Saratoga (The Associated Press)
He already knows Bayern is fast, and now Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert is going to give the 3-year-old colt a chance to see how far he can stretch his speed. Impressive in winning the $1 million Haskell Invitational in his most recent start, Bayern will go after his second straight Grade 1 victory in Saturday's 145th running of the $1.25 million Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course. Favored at 2-1 in the morning line, Bayern and jockey Martin Garcia will break from post two in a 10-horse field for the 1 1/4-mile Mid-Summer Derby that includes fellow Grade 1 winners Tonalist, Wicked Strong and Mr Speaker. Bayern has not run farther than 1 3/16 miles, when he ran into early traffic trouble and never got into the race while finishing ninth in the Preakness. [more]

Brother Pete wins feature at Del Mar (The Associated Press)
DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) -- Brother Pete rallied from last to win the $77,000 feature at Del Mar by a head in a three-horse blanket finish on Thursday, snapping a nine-race skid. [more]

California Chrome set to return in Penn Derby (The Associated Press)
BENSALEM, Pa. (AP) -- Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome will return to racing in September, when the colt is set to run in the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby. [more]

Uncle Southern wins $100K Union Avenue at Saratoga (The Associated Press)
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) -- Uncle Southern skipped right to the lead and splashed home a three-quarter length winner in the $100,000 Union Avenue at Saratoga Race Course. [more]
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