Two major races in the sport of Horse Racing this weekend that both will most likely have a say in the year end championship voting. First, we will be looking at the 2012 Arlington Million at Arlington Park on Saturday with Phipps Stable’s Boisterous installed as the 4-1 morning line favorite and the 2012 Alabama Stakes at Saratoga Racetrack in upstate New York where, with the absence of Believe You Can and My Miss Aurelia, pro-tem three year old filly division leader Grace Hall will look to solidify her status.
Believe You Can had been working toward the Alabama Stakes, but will instead be given some time off and sent to Airdrie Stud near Midway, Ky for some R & R.
“We noticed in her last couple of works, she didn’t quite have the same zip,” said her trainer Larry Jones-trained filly. “She didn’t work badly, but for her, she normally works brilliantly and the last couple works were not brilliant works.”
Believe You Can’s first two works atSaratogawere five furlongs in1:02on Aug...