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Labor Day Weekend Stakes Action

Shackleford scratches out of the Forego due to a cough and will point towards the Kelso Mile for his next start.
Shackleford scratches out of the Forego due to a cough and will point towards the Kelso Mile for his next start.

Happy Labor Day weekend to everyone. We've come to the last days of the summer meets at Del Mar and Saratoga, with the G1-Woodward (post time: 5:45pm Eastern; TV: NBC), G1-Forego and G1-Spinaway highlighting the Saratoga card, and the G2-Del Mar Derby, G2-Yellow Ribbon and G1-Del Mar Futurity the prime attraction out at Del Mar. Also this weekend, Arlington Park will run the G3-Washington Park Handicap (Saturday), Monmouth features juveniles in the G3-Sapling (Sunday), and Parx offers a pair of stakes races, including the G3-Turf Monster (Monday) at five panels on the grass.

Shackleford has scratched out of the Forego. He will reportedly point towards the Kelso Mile at Belmont for his next start.

Below are links to the scratches and changes (via Equibase), along with a running summary of this weekend's results.

Arlington Park Scratches & Changes
Del Mar Scratches & Changes
Monmouth Scratches & Changes
Parx Scratches & Changes
Saratoga Scratches & Changes

Date Track Race Age/Sex Distance Division Winner
1-Sep SAR G1-Forego 3up 7.0 Sprint (or Dirt Mile) 6-Emcee
1-Sep SAR G1-Woodward 3up 9.0 Classic 6-To Honor and Serve
1-Sep SAR G2-Bernard Baruch 3up 8.5 (T) Turf Mile 4-Dominus
1-Sep MTH G3-Cliff Hanger 3up 8.0 (T) Turf Mile 1-Tune Me In
1-Sep AP G3-Washington Park Hcp. 3up 9.0 (S) Classic 2-Middie
1-Sep DMR G1-Del Mar Debutante 2yo, f 7.0 (S)
Juvenile Fillies 8-Exectiveprivilege
2-Sep SAR G1-Spinaway 2yo, f 7.0 Juvenile Fillies 3-So Many Ways
2-Sep DMR G2-Del Mar Derby 3yo 9.0 (T) Turf Mile 5-My Best Brother
2-Sep MTH G3-Sapling 2yo 6.0 Juve./Juve. Sprint 3-Brave Dave
2-Sep SAR G3-Saranac 3yo 9.0 (T) Turf Mile 3-Unbridled Command
3-Sep SAR G2-Hopeful 2yo 7.0 Juve./Juve. Sprint 2b-Shanghai Bobby
3-Sep DMR G2-Yellow Ribbon 3up, f&m 8.5 (T) F&M Turf 7-Halo Dolly
3-Sep SAR G3-Glens Falls 3up, f&m 11.0 (T) F&M Turf 1-Hit It Rich
3-Sep PRX G3-Smarty Jones 3yo 8.0+ Dirt Mile 4-Easter Gift
3-Sep PRX G3-Turf Monster 3up 5.0 (T) Turf Sprint 5-Ben's Cat
3-Sep DMR Oak Tree Juvenile Fillies Turf 2yo, f 8.0 (T) Juvenile Fillies Turf 8-Renee's Queen
5-Sep DMR G1-Del Mar Futurity 2yo 7.0 (S) Juve./Juve. Sprint
5-Sep DMR Oak Tree Juvenile Turf 2yo 8.0 (T) Juvenile Turf