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Wake Up Nick wins Graduation Stakes at Del Mar

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) Wake Up Nick won the $100,000 Graduation Stakes for California-bred 2-year-olds by 4 1/4 lengths at Del Mar on Wednesday.

Ridden by Mario Gutierrez, Wake Up Nick ran 5 1/2 furlongs in 1:04.49 and paid $3.40, $2.40 and $2.10 as the 3-5 favorite. He improved to 3-0 for trainer Doug O'Neill. (MORE)

Stars Above Me wins Coronation Cup at Saratoga

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) Favored Stars Above Me burst through an opening along the rail in mid-stretch and pulled away for a 2 1/4-length victory Wednesday in the $100,000 Coronation Cup at Saratoga Race Course. (MORE)

Churchill Downs, Saratoga close to management deal

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) Churchill Downs Inc. is finalizing a deal with the operators of the Saratoga Casino and Raceway to manage the upstate New York gambling facility and another in Colorado, the companies announced Wednesday. (MORE)

Father Patrick 4-5 favorite for Hambletonian

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J (AP) Father Patrick puts a 15-race winning streak on the line as the 4-5 favorite in the $1 million Hambletonian on Saturday at the Meadowlands Racetrack. (MORE)

Big Macher scores upset in Bing Crosby at Del Mar

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) Big Macher won the $300,000 Bing Crosby Stakes by a half-length Sunday at Del Mar. (MORE)

Bayern wins Haskell Invitational

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) Bayern won the $1 million Haskell Invitational on Sunday at Monmouth Park, extending trainer Bob Baffert's record for victories in the 3-year-old stakes to seven. (MORE)

Del Mar to move 2 turf races after horse deaths

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) Del Mar will shift two turf races scheduled for Sunday to the dirt and make other adjustments after the deaths of some horses, including two Saturday, since the summer meet began nearly two weeks ago. (MORE)

Fed Biz wins San Diego Handicap at Del Mar

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) Fed Biz led all the way in winning the $200,000 San Diego Handicap by 5 1/4 lengths in track-record time for Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert at Del Mar on Saturday.

Two horses were euthanized as the result of catastrophic injuries sustained in separate turf races. (MORE)

Wicked Strong wins Jim Dandy at Saratoga

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) Wicked Strong took the lead at the top of the stretch and held off Belmont Stakes winner Tonalist by 2 1/4 lengths Saturday in the Grade 2 $600,000 Jim Dandy at Saratoga Race Course. (MORE)

Geeky Gorgeous captures Monmouth Park feature

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) Geeky Gorgeous set the early pace and then drew off to win the $75,000 Regret Stakes at Monmouth Park on Saturday, beating Salamera by 4 1/2 lengths. (MORE)

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