Of all the races that I have the privilege to photograph, The
Whitney is always a favorite. The Saratoga setting, run early enough in
the day to usually have spectacular lighting, and last but not least,
this race usually produces a battle to the wire between great horses .
This year Argentine bred Invasor, winner of The Pimlico Special and
Suburban Handicaps in his last two starts, dug in to hold off Sun King
and Rafael Bejarano by a nose. Invasor is owned by Shadwell Stables and
is trained by Kiaran McLaughlin. He will make one more start before The