Who won the Travers race today in Saratoga?


Favored Epicenter stormed down the stretch past his rivals and won the 153rd running of the Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course. Aug. 27, 2022, at 7:39 p.m. SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y.

Who won the 2021 Whitney at Saratoga?

Co-owned by China Horse Club and WinStar Farm, Life Is Good won the $1 million Grade I Whitney by two lengths over stablemate Happy Saver, veering in front of Happy Saver at the eighth pole before resolutely holding off Happy Saver and Hot Rod Charlie for Pletcher’s fourth victory in the Whitney.

What horses are running in the Travers Stakes 2022?

This information is current as of 8/24/22.

  • Position. Horse. Odds. Jockey.
  • Cyberknife. 7-2. Florent Geroux. Brad Cox.
  • Rich Strike. 10-1. Sonny Leon. Eric Reed.
  • Ain’t Life Grand. 20-1. Tyler Gaffalione. Kelly Von Hemel.
  • Gilded Age. 30-1. Jorge Alvarado. Bill Mott.
  • Artorius. 9-2. Irad Ortiz.
  • Epicenter. 7-5. Joel Rosario.
  • Early Voting. 8-1. Jose Ortiz.

Do they cancel horse racing if its too hot?

The key is maintaining that ambient band of body temperature as quickly as we can, that’s why you’ll see all that water after racing to help produce those temperatures quickly.” Does racing stop because of high temperatures? Yes.

What horse won the Travers today?

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Favored Epicenter stormed down the stretch past his rivals and won the 153rd running of the Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course on Saturday.

Who is the leading jockey at Saratoga?

Irad Ortiz, Jr.
Current Meet

Rank Name Starts
1 Irad Ortiz, Jr. 285
2 Flavien Prat 196
2 Luis Saez 281
4 Joel Rosario 185

Who won Whitney race 2022?

Life Is Good Into Mischief
Churchill Downs entries and results | Belmont entries and results

Fin Horse / Sire Rating
1st Life Is Good Into Mischief 7.75
2nd Happy Saver Super Saver 8.12
3rd Hot Rod Charlie Oxbow 8.11
4th Olympiad Speightstown 8.01

Who won the Whitney Saratoga race yesterday?

Life Is Good
But it looks like a two-horse race to the wire for championship honors after CHC and WinStar Farm’s Life Is Good motored to a two-length victory in the $1 million Whitney Stakes Aug. 6 at a steamy Saratoga Race Course.

What did the Travers pay?

Epicenter won the $1.25-million Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course on Saturday.

Can horses race in the rain?

Yes they generally do, just call ahead if it is a heavy rain.

At what temperature does horse racing get Cancelled?

Comparison to other equine sports
HRCAV rules state cross country must be called off at 36° – XC is the most similar to horse racing in terms of impact.

How much do jockeys make?

Jockeys are some of the original “gig workers” because they work as independent contractors. Rather than earn a salary, a jockey receives a “mounting fee” — often $50-$110 — for each race, riding sometimes eight races per day.

Who is the best jockey right now?

LONGINES World’s Best Jockey Rankings

Jockey 1st Place(s) 1st Place Points
Ryan L. Moore 2 24
Lanfranco Dettori 2 24
Irad Ortiz, Jr. 3 36
James Doyle 2 24

What horse won the Whitney Stakes today?

Life Is Good wins Whitney Stakes wire-to-wire.

Who won the big race in Saratoga?

(AP) — Favored Epicenter stormed down the stretch past his rivals and won the 153rd running of the Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course on Saturday. Epicenter was the favorite heading to the 153rd running of the Travers Stakes. It didn’t take long for the three-year-old colt to prove why.

Can you wear jeans to Saratoga race track?

No jeans, shorts, rompers, or abbreviated wear permitted. The Rail: Jackets and blazers are optional. Cargo shorts, halter tops, midriff tops, athletic wear, t-shirts, frayed or torn denim or shorts, and tennis shoes are not permitted.

How much does it cost to get into Saratoga race track?

2022 admission prices: Grandstand Admission is $7 and Clubhouse Admission is $10. Children 12 & under are FREE when accompanied by an adult. 2022 Travers Day admission is $20 for the Grandstand and $30 for the Clubhouse. 2022 gate times: Gates open at 11:00 am each racing day, except Travers Day (open at 7:00 am)

Did Secretariat run in the Travers?

A year after Secretariat was defeated in the Whitney Stakes, Holding Pattern sprang the upset in the Travers, paying out $27.40 in the 1974 edition of the race. Preakness and Belmont Stakes winner Little Current finished second as the even-money favorite.

Has any horse won the Triple Crown and the Travers?

Affirmed, American Pharoah and Whirlaway are the only Triple Crown winners to race in the Travers.

How does wind affect horse racing?

When the horses are facing a headwind, the clocking tend to be slower. Pushing against the wind is also a challenge for horses with less stamina, and it tends to favor strong finishers. A tailwind tends to offer faster race clockings, as the wind pushes horses along.

Can horses race in snow?

When horses race in the winter, they do not race on sheets of ice or snowy tracks. Races are cancelled in these cases. The tracks are constantly worked. They are worked after each race.

What temperature is too hot for horses?

Avoid riding your horse when the combined air temperature (F) and relative humidity is over 150, especially if the horse is not acclimated to the heat.

Does horse racing go ahead in hot weather?

The most concerning conditions for horses racing in the heat are the high humidity days. Humid weather slows down the ability to shed heat from the body and horses can often struggle to sweat enough to stay ahead of the heat buildup in their body.

Who is the richest jockey of all time?


Rank Jockey Country
1 Yutaka Take Japan
2 Norihiro Yokoyama Japan
3 Masayoshi Ebina Japan
4 Yuichi Fukunaga Japan

What is the weight limit for a jockey?

Most jockeys are shorter and have weight restrictions
So, ultimately the jockeys should not weigh more than 119 pounds, according to Bustle. While there is no height restriction, most jockeys tend to be around 4-foot-10 and 5-foot-6 due to the weight restriction.