Track Notes


Barbara D. Livingston
Three Rules, shown training on Jan. 14, is pointing to the Fountain of Youth, just two weeks away.
With the Grade 2 Fountain of Youth only two weeks away, prospective contenders were active at training venues throughout south Florida on Saturday, most notably at Gulfstream Park, where Three Rules and the Peruvian hopeful Huracan Americo both turned ...Full Story >>
YESTERDAY February 18, 2017
Highway Star, the winner of the Grade 3 Go for Wand in December, will target the $150,000 Heavenly Prize Invitational on March 4, trainer Rodrigo Ubillo said.
The bright-orange helmet cover on the rider of a Bill Mott-trained horse galloping over the Belmont Park training track Saturday morning was a dead giveaway: Junior Alvarado is back. Sort of.
El Areeb, a runaway winner of four straight races, including a pair of Grade 3 stakes at Aqueduct, the Jerome and Withers, breezed a quicker-than-it-looked half-mile at his home base of Laurel Park on Saturday in 47.80 seconds.
February 17, 2017
Uncontested goes for his second consecutive stakes win of the Oaklawn Park meet Monday in the Grade 3, $500,000 Southwest, while Farrell seeks her third straight stakes victory Saturday when she runs in the Grade 2, $200,000 Rachel Alexandra at Fair ...
After an ill-fated attempt to stretch out in distance in the Mucho Macho Man Stakes at Gulfstream Park, Even Thunder is back sprinting and back in New York in Monday's $100,000 Jimmy Winkfield Stakes at Aqueduct.
Matrooh, winner of the Grade 3 Bold Ruler in the fall of 2015, returns from a 13-month layoff in a $78,000 allowance/optional claimer going a mile at Aqueduct.
While trainer Cal Lynch said he would like to wait until April 8 to run the El Areeb next – in either the Wood Memorial at Aqueduct or the Blue Grass at Keeneland – he did say Friday that the Grade 3 Gotham Stakes at Aqueduct on March 4 remains a ...
Conquest Fahrenheit, who was second in the Grade 2 Summer Stakes at Woodbine last September, is scheduled to have his California stakes debut in Monday's $75,000 Baffle Stakes.
Imperative worked a half-mile in 49 seconds on Santa Anita's infield training track Friday, an exercise trainer Bob Hess Jr. said keeps the 7-year-old gelding on schedule for the Grade 1 Santa Anita Handicap on March 11.
Santa Anita will add a day of racing on Thursdays in April and June to compensate for three days of cancellations because of wet weather during January and on Friday, track Senior Vice President Joe Morris said Friday.