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09-03-2006, 01:40 AM
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Premium Tap turns in stunning upset in Woodward (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66187&subsec=2)
The $500,000 Woodward Stakes (G1) looked like a two-horse affair leading up to Saturday's 1 1/8-mile race for three-year-olds and older at Saratoga Race Course, and that assumption turned out to be correct. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66187&subsec=2)

Pomeroy Pops An Upset in Forego Handicap (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35151)
Making his second start for trainer Martin Wolfson, Silverleaf Farm's Pomeroy, ridden confidently by John Velazquez, pulled away from War Front in the final furlong to win the $250,000 Forego Handicap (gr. I) in an upset at Saratoga Race Course Saturday. Blood-Horse (http://bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35151)

Durkin Out as TV Voice of Breeders' Cup (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35149)
Besides being seen on a new network this year, the Breeders' Cup World Championships will have a different sound as well. For the first time since the event's inception in 1984, Tom Durkin will not be calling the Breeders' Cup races for television viewers. Blood-Horse (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35149)

Cindago Tops Bob and John in El Cajon; Brother Derek Fades (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35156)
Front-running Cindago left the former Triple Crown contenders Bob and John and 2-5 favorite Brother Derek behind when he won the $106,300 El Cajon at one mile for 3-year-olds by a half-length at Del Mar Saturday. Blood-Horse (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35156)

No Catching Mea Domina in Palomar BC 'Cap (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35159)
Always tough to beat when staked to a lead, Janis R. Whitham's homebred Mea Domina made her advantage stand up when she held off the late charge of Three Degrees to win the Palomar Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. IIT) for fillies and mares on the Del Mar turf Saturday. Blood-Horse (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35159)

Pletcher Juveniles Formidable in Hopeful (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35161)
Trainer Todd Pletcher has claimed his fifth consecutive Saratoga training title in 2006 and his sixth over the last eight years. But even with a wealth of top juveniles, he has yet to win the Hopeful (gr. I). Pletcher is hoping to end that streak Monday with Michael Tabor's Circular Quay and James Scatuorchio's Scat Daddy. Blood-Horse (http://bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35161)

HRTV to Air Chance Rollins Documentary (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35146)
HorseRacing TV will present a 30-minute documentary Sept. 5 on jockey Chance Rollins's remarkable recovery and intention to return to riding after he sustaining a life-threatening head injury in a horrific spill at Bay Meadows Race Course in June. Blood-Horse (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35146)