All News

November 06, 2015
Annual Report, winner of the Grade 2 Futurity at Belmont going six furlongs, will be given the opportunity to stretch out in distance in the Grade 2, $200,000 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes at 1 1/16 miles on Nov. 28 at Churchill Downs.
Sensing there was interest in his services, jockey Aaron Gryder has returned to ride at Aqueduct’s fall and winter meets to see if he can rekindle some of the success he had here 15 years ago.
Power Jam, a dazzling winner in his lone start in February, returns Sunday in race 7, a 6 1/2-furlong optional claimer that drew a strong field for the level.
Jockey Iggy Puglisi was expected to be back in action Sunday after being injured in a starting-gate accident Thursday. Following the incident, he went to the hospital for X-rays of an ankle.
S’maverlous will seek his fifth consecutive victory when he heads a field of eight 3-year-olds and up entered in Sunday’s $69,000 second-level optional-claiming feature at Aqueduct.
Owners Dean and Patti Reeves and trainer Kathy Ritvo have teamed up for a private purchase of the 2-year-old colt Mac Daddy Mac, who won his debut Oct. 24 at Santa Anita and is being prepared for the Grade 3, $100,000 Bob Hope Stakes at Del Mar on Nov. ...
On Sunday, trainer Richard Baltas will send out Del Mar specialist Kiss At Midnight and veteran mare Wild in the Saddle in hopes of claiming the featured $100,000 Betty Grable Stakes, a seven-furlong race for older California-bred females.
Don LaPlace, a former jockey who exercised champions Stymie and Shuvee and an employee of the New York Racing Association for parts of five decades, died Wednesday at his home in Schuylerville, N.Y. He was 85.
Gimme Da Lute, a 3-year-old multiple stakes winner trained by Bob Baffert, was euthanized earlier this week after he fractured a hind leg coming out of surgery, Baffert said Friday morning.
All-sources handle was up while ontrack handle was down at the 2015 Belmont Park fall meet, according to statistics released Friday by the New York Racing Association.