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Fleet Indian Sneaks Away in Personal Ensign (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35033)
Paul H. Saylor's odds-on favorite Fleet Indian and jockey Jose Santos set a dawdling pace, then opened up in the lane to win the $392,000 Personal Ensign (gr. I) for fillies and mares at 10 furlongs at Saratoga Race Course. Blood-Horse (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35033)

The Cat is Back; UAE Derby Winner Romps at Saratoga (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35029)
Godolphin Stable's Discreet Cat remained undefeated in four starts Friday when he rolled to an impressive victory in the third race at Saratoga. Blood-Horse (http://bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35029)

Bernardini, Bluegrass Cat primed for peak Travers performance (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=65994&subsec=2)
Preakness (G1) and Jim Dandy (G2) Stakes winner Bernardini galloped 1 1/4 miles on the main track at Saratoga Race Course Friday for trainer Tom Albertrani as a final tune-up for the Saturday's $1-million Travers Stakes (G1). Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=65994&subsec=2)

Dubai Escapade Tries to Rebound in Ballerina (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35038)
With some fast horses and a little luck, Sunday's $250,000 Ballerina Breeders' Cup (gr. I) may cap an embarrassment of riches weekend for Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum's Darley Stables. Blood-Horse (http://bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35038)

National Turf Writers to Honor 'Team Barbaro' (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35034)
The individuals associated with undefeated Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Barbaro, veterinary surgeon Dr. Dean W. Richardson and the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine's New Bolton Center, and veteran racing journalist Steven Crist will be honored later this year with awards presented by the National Turf Writers Association. Blood-Horse (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35034)

Barbaro Injury Highlights Need for Laminitis Research Funding (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35030)
Barbaro's quest for the Triple Crown turned into a fight for his life, bringing much public attention to the fragility of horses' legs and feet. Blood-Horse (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35030)

Pataki puts blame for VLT delays back on NYRA (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66001&subsec=1)
New York Racing Association President Charles Hayward and Chairman Steven Duncker on Friday placed the blame for the latest delays in the construction of the video lottery terminal parlor at Aqueduct on the shoulders of New York Governor George Pataki. On Friday, Pataki's staff deflected the blame back at NYRA. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66001&subsec=1)