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Snowfall aiming for the perfect five at ParisLongchamp

RTE 11 Sep 2021
Bolshoi Ballet was a beaten favourite in the Derby at Epsom earlier in the year and has subsequently run twice in America - winning the Belmont Derby but finishing only fourth in the Saratoga equivalent. "I thought Bolshoi Ballet ran very well at Saratoga, they went very fast for the first couple of furlongs but he ran a solid race.

View from France: Arc trials tips and horses to follow from French expert Jason Kiely

Sporting Life 11 Sep 2021
BALLET CAN DANCE ON PARIS TURF ... Reported to have not handled the drop back down in trip on firm ground when on fourth at Saratoga last month, Bolshoi Ballet has often been forced to cut out his own running and considering the low number of runners, he should be able to dictate matters at the head of the field if needed.

Ryan Moore column: Bolshoi Ballet bids for Grade 1 Saratoga Derby

Sporting Life 06 Aug 2021
For more exclusive Ryan Moore content visit ... Bolshoi Ballet - 22.10 Saratoga ... If he is the same form again here – and the reports are all good from America on that front – then you have to think he has another leading shot of Grade 1 success in this Saratoga Derby ... More from Sporting Life ... .

Horse racing analysis: Timeform's top middle-distance horses of 2021

Sporting Life 06 Aug 2021
Derby favourite Bolshoi Ballet (123) was Aidan O’Brien’s sole runner in the race but he had excuses in finishing a long way behind Adayar in seventh. He too, though, has bounced back since with a game win in the Belmont Derby and goes for another ‘American Derby’, the Saratoga version, this weekend.

International Raiders Look Tough in Saratoga Derby

Bloodhorse 05 Aug 2021
International raiders have been quick to target the rich turf events offered by the New York tracks and the Aug. 7 Saratoga Derby Invitational (G1T) is no exception with Bolshoi Ballet taking the lead role for Coolmore and trainer Aidan O'Brien ... .

King Fury trying the turf as alternate route to Travers

The Daily Gazette 05 Aug 2021
SARATOGA SPRINGS — Trainer Kenny McPeek’s barn suffered a gut punch at Saratoga Race Course this season when a horse trained by somebody else, but stabled with McPeek’s horses, tested positive for a contagious virus ... Bolshoi Ballet won this year’s Belmont Derby and is the 2-1 morning-line favorite for the Saratoga Derby.

QIPCO British Champions Day: Adeyybb to defend title

Sporting Life 03 Aug 2021
Having struck gold in Australia in the early part of last year, the son of Pivotal landed a cherished first domestic Group One at Ascot in October, beating French ace Skalleti by two and a quarter lengths ... The Newmarket trainer said ... “Bolshoi Ballet is in America at the moment and he is going to run in Saratoga at the weekend in a Group One there ... .

Empire State of Nature: Thousands of acres await exploration in New York's state parks

Olean Times Herald 01 Aug 2021
Saratoga Spa. Named a state park in 1962 and declared a National Historic Landmark in 1987, Saratoga Spa State Park provides guests with some unique sights and attractions ... In addition to nearly a dozen geysers, Saratoga Spa also attracts guests with theater and ballet performances inside the Saratoga Performing Arts Center.

National Museum of Dance closes, SPAC takes over

Times Union 30 Jul 2021
SARATOGA SPRINGS – The financially strapped National Museum of Dance and Hall of Fame has closed ... It is being absorbed into the Saratoga Performing Arts Center ... Directors Joan Anderson and Cristiane Santos have left and formed their own school of dance, the Saratoga Springs Youth Ballet on Geyser Road.

At 8, champion Whitmore takes another swing at Vanderbilt

The Daily Gazette 30 Jul 2021
SARATOGA SPRINGS — Eight apparently is not enough for Whitmore ... The Saratoga Derby Invitational is shaping up to include Bolshoi Ballet, Cadillac, Cellist, Du Jour, Flashiest, Hard Love, King Fury, Palazzi, Secret Protector, Soldier Rising, State of Rest, yes This Time and possibly Original and Tango Tango Tango.

Ballet icon Oleg Briansky, founder of local dance studios, dies at 91

The Post-Star 22 Jul 2021
A ballet legend has died. Oleg Briansky, who founded dance studios in Glens Falls and Saratoga Springs, died while visiting Florida on July 7 at the age of 91 ... After a knee injury ended his professional dance career, Briansky and Briane founded the Briansky Saratoga Ballet Center in 1965.

Things are looking greener at SPAC

The Post-Star 19 Jul 2021
SARATOGA SPRINGS — The absence of performing arts companies and pop concerts last year took a toll on the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. However, as attendees returned to see the New York City Ballet last week, they may have noticed one upside to the stillness of 2020.

SPAC education program shows that dance is for everyone

Times Union 17 Jul 2021
A dance workshop for children of all abilities was ...

New York City Ballet hosts first in-person access workshop since pandemic

The Record 17 Jul 2021
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y.The New York City Ballet (NYCB) is hard at work during their summer residency at SPAC ... Many of the young students arrived wearing tutus, leotards, and ballet slippers, eager to learn from the professionals ... She's been talking about wanting to do ballet again, so we'll have to see if we can find another studio.".

Today in Saratoga: What’s happening Saturday, July 17

The Daily Gazette 16 Jul 2021
The 25th Anniversary hat contest was held at the Saratoga Race Course on Sunday July 24, 2016. Fashionably Saratoga contestants in line to show off their hats ... Our daily calendar of events in and around Saratoga Springs ... Breakfast at Saratoga 7 to 9.30 a.m ... Saratoga Farmers’ Market 9 a.m ... New York City Ballet Saratoga Performing Arts Center 2 p.m.

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