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Saratoga Race Course
August 26, 2006

Ballston Spa Handicap (Grade 2)
for Fillies and Mares Three Years Old and Upward
1 1/16 miles on the Inner Turf course
other photos from August 26, 2006: [Races 1-5] [Races 6-7] [Bernard Baruch Handicap] [King's Bishop Stakes] [Travers Stakes]
Karen's Caper is led to the paddock for the Ballston Spa Handicap.
Karen's Caper is led to the paddock for the Ballston Spa Handicap.
Ozone Bere (FR) is led to the paddock for the Ballston Spa Handicap.
Ozone Bere (FR) is led to the paddock for the Ballston Spa Handicap.
Sixty Rocketts is led to the paddock for the Ballston Spa Handicap.
Sixty Rocketts is led to the paddock for the Ballston Spa Handicap.
Sweet Talker walks in the paddock prior to being saddled for the Ballston Spa Handicap.
Sweet Talker walks in the paddock prior to being saddled for the Ballston Spa Handicap.
Karen's Caper walks in the paddock prior to the Ballston Spa Handicap.
Karen's Caper walks in the paddock prior to the Ballston Spa Handicap.
My Typhoon walks in the paddock prior to the Ballston Spa Handicap.
My Typhoon walks in the paddock prior to the Ballston Spa Handicap.
The best looking lead pony in the world leads the field out for the Ballston Spa Handicap.
The best looking lead pony in the world leads the field out for the Ballston Spa Handicap.
Asi Siempre (Julien Leparoux up) comes on the track for the post parade.
Asi Siempre (Julien Leparoux up) comes on the track for the post parade.
Sweet Talker (Ramon Dominguez up) steps on the track for the Ballston Spa Handicap.
Sweet Talker (Ramon Dominguez up) steps on the track for the Ballston Spa Handicap.
Karen's Caper (Edgar Prado up) joins the post parade for the Ballston Spa Handicap.
Karen's Caper (Edgar Prado up) joins the post parade for the Ballston Spa Handicap.
Ozone Bere (Javier Castellano up) in the Ballston Spa Handicap post parade.
Ozone Bere (Javier Castellano up) in the Ballston Spa Handicap post parade.
Sixty Rocketts (Fernando Jara up) is led to the track for the Ballston Spa Handicap.
Sixty Rocketts (Fernando Jara up) is led to the track for the Ballston Spa Handicap.
My Typhoon (Garrett Gomez up) comes on the track for the Ballston Spa Handicap post parade.
My Typhoon (Garrett Gomez up) comes on the track for the Ballston Spa Handicap post parade.
Art Fan (Eibar Coa up) is led to the track for the Ballston Spa Handicap post parade.
Art Fan (Eibar Coa up) is led to the track for the Ballston Spa Handicap post parade.
The clubhouse at Saratoga Race Course prior to the Ballston Spa Handicap.
The clubhouse at Saratoga Race Course prior to the Ballston Spa Handicap.
The grandstands at Saratoga Race Course prior to the Ballston Spa Handicap.
The grandstands at Saratoga Race Course prior to the Ballston Spa Handicap.
The field passes the stands for the first time early in the Ballston Spa Handicap.
The field passes the stands for the first time early in the Ballston Spa Handicap.
Karen's Caper finishes second to My Typhoon in the Ballston Spa Handicap.  It would have been nice to get a photo of My Typhoon crossing the finish line.  It would have been nice if this photo was in focus.  Neither happened.
Karen's Caper finishes second to My Typhoon in the Ballston Spa Handicap. It would have been nice to get a photo of My Typhoon crossing the finish line. It also would have been nice if this photo was in focus. Neither happened.
Sixty Rocketts, Ozone Bere and Art Fan trail the field home, also slightly out of focus.
Sixty Rocketts, Ozone Bere and Art Fan trail the field home, also slightly out of focus.
Ballston Spa Handicap winner My Typhoon.  Jockey:  Garrett Gomez
Ballston Spa Handicap winner My Typhoon. Jockey: Garrett Gomez
Garrett Gomez aboard Ballston Spa Handicap winner My Typhoon.
Garrett Gomez aboard Ballston Spa Handicap winner My Typhoon.
Ballston Spa Handicap winner My Typhoon in the Winners' Circle.
Ballston Spa Handicap winner My Typhoon in the Winners' Circle.
The winning connections:  Owner:  Live Oak Plantation  Trainer:  Bill Mott  Jockey:  Garrett Gomez
The winning connections:
Owner: Live Oak Plantation Trainer: Bill Mott Jockey: Garrett Gomez
Jan Rushton interviews Garrett Gomez after his front-running score in the Ballston Spa Handicap.
Jan Rushton interviews Garrett Gomez after his front-running score in the Ballston Spa Handicap.
Winning trainer Bill Mott discusses My Typhoon's victory in the Ballston Spa Handicap with Jan Rushton.
Winning trainer Bill Mott discusses My Typhoon's victory in the Ballston Spa Handicap with Jan Rushton.
other photos from August 26, 2006: [Races 1-5] [Races 6-7] [Bernard Baruch Handicap] [King's Bishop Stakes] [Travers Stakes]
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