They were queuing outside the racetrack at 6.30am, half an hour before the gates to the Clubhouse were scheduled to open. Hundreds of them. Punters just wanting a glimpse of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah at Saratoga.
The Spring Carnivals in Sydney and Melbourne step up a gear this Saturday with the G2 Run To The Rose at Rosehill and the G1 Memsie Stakes at Caulfield in those respective state capitals of Australia.
A short walk along the backstretch at Saratoga racetrack, amid the leafy shadows cast by endless rows of dark-timbered barns, lies one of American racing's best kept secrets, Greentree Stable.
Racing History successfully stepped up in class to win the Group Three Unibet Winter Hill Stakes over 10 furlongs at Windsor, UK, on Saturday, August 29, maintaining his unbeaten record this year.
Beautiful Romance (Saeed bin Suroor/Harry Bentley) won the Listed Sri Lanka August Stakes (1m 3f 135y) very easily at Windsor, UK, on Saturday, August 29.