Videos tagged with "forego"

Here Comes Ben - 2010 Forego Handicap [05:27]
SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY - Trainer Charles Lopresti and his 4-year-old colt Here Comes Ben passed their Grade 1 audition Saturday at Saratoga and the sprint division may have picked up a new significant player. Here Comes Ben, under Alex Solis, split horses at the three-sixteenths pole then wore down Big Drama to win the $250000 Forego Stakes by three-quarters of a length. Big Drama, second to Majesticperfection in the Grade 1 Alfred G. Vanderbilt a month ago, held second by 1 1/2 lengths over favored Vineyard Haven. They were followed in the order of finish by Warrior's Reward, Girolamo, Bribon, Omniscient, and Checklist. The win was the fourth straight for Here Comes Ben, but his first in a graded stakes. It was also Lopresti's first starter in a Grade 1 and first starter at Saratoga. "I was little intimidated coming up here," Lopresti said. "I've never run in a Grade 1 before. I know he has the numbers, I know Alex has been telling me this is a really good horse," Lopresti said. "We brought him up here two weeks before, he trained really well, he did everything right. We had to see if he was this kind of horse and he proved it today." The Forego field contained several Grade 1 winners, including Vineyard Haven, Warrior's Reward, and Bribon. Under Solis, Here Comes Ben was saving ground in the back of the pack while Checklist set fractions of 22.55 seconds and 45.29 for the opening half-mile. Approaching the quarter pole, Solis took Here Comes Ben off the rail, came into ...
Tags: 2010, Forego, Handicap, race, Here, Comes, Ben, alex, solis, horse, racing, saratoga, tom, durkin

thrilling [11:47]
Cips of various, mostly very famous horse races from the 70's through the mid 2000's
Tags: US thoroughbred horse racing, John Henry, Forego, Candide, Kramer, Let It Ride

2009 Forego Stakes [01:46]
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Tags: horse, racing

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