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Invasor Still Perfect After Whitney Thriller (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=34724)
Shadwell Stable's Invasor, nearly overtaken by the surging Sun King, dug in for the final furlong to emerge with a nose victory in $750,000 Whitney Handicap (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course Saturday. Blood-Horse (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=34724)

Swap Fliparoo Aces Darley Test (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=34723)
Hobeau Farm's homebred Swap Fliparoo closed with a rush along the inside to defeat 12 rivals in the $250,000 Darley Test (gr. I) for 3-year-old fillies at Saratoga Race Course Saturday. Blood-Horse (http://bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=34723)

Untouched Talent dominates in clear Sorrento Stakes victory (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=65521&subsec=2)
Untouched Talent, a two-year-old Storm Cat (http://www.thoroughbredtimes.com/isd/stallion.aspx?stallion_no=935962) filly who came into the $150,000 Sorrento Stakes (G3) at Del Mar with only one start, a stakes victory on July 1, remained undefeated Saturday as she powered home to a three-length victory in the 6 1/2-furlong contest. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=65521&subsec=2)

Ouija Board defeats Alexander Goldrun in electrifying Nassau (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=65511&subsec=3)
A hookup of two great racemares in the Nassau Stakes (Eng-G1) on Saturday at Goodwood brought racing fans to their feet as champion Ouija Board (GB) battled Alexander Goldrun all the way to the post and just edged her. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=65511&subsec=3)

Fresh Strong Contender On Target for Haskell (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=34720)
Missing the Triple Crown races might pay off for Strong Contender in Sunday's $1 million Haskell Invitational (gr. I). "We're lightly raced, and that may be an advantage," trainer John Ward said. "We've been very patient." Blood-Horse (http://bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=34720)

Birzer Reaches Settlement With Jockeys' Guild (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=34725)
Dwight Manley, who just eight days ago signed a contract as the new national manager of The Jockeys' Guild, said on TVG Saturday afternoon that a settlement had been reached the previous evening with permanently disabled jockey Gary Birzer. Blood-Horse (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=34725)

TVG to Provide Del Mar Stewards with Replays (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=34719)
TVG will make their isolated camera feeds and race replays available to Del Mar track stewards each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through the end of the season, Tony Allevato, network executive producer announced Aug. 4. Blood-Horse (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=34719)

Marylou Whitney Presents Trophy at Saratoga (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=34728)
Socialite Marylou Whitney made a brief appearance at Saratoga Race Course on Saturday to present the winner's trophy for the 79th running of the Whitney Handicap (gr. I). Blood-Horse (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=34728)

Imperialism Retired to Florida's Get Away Farm (http://breeding.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=34731)
Steve Taub's three-time grade II winner Imperialism has been retired and sold, trainer Kristin Mulhall revealed Saturday, and will take up stud duty at Get Away Farm in Ocala, Fla., for the 2007 breeding season. Blood-Horse (http://breeding.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=34731)

Sis City breezes into retirement (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=65514&subsec=2)
In little more than 30 minutes on Saturday morning at Saratoga Race Course, Grade 1 winner <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:PlaceName>Sis</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType>City</st1:PlaceType> went from possibly making another start on the turf to retirement. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=65514&subsec=2)