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December 15, 2014
Good Luck Gus, the winner of Sunday’s Damon Runyon Stakes for New York-breds, will get a chance to prove himself against open company next year.
Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin will send recent maiden winners Ocean Knight and Perchance to south Florida this week but will keep Classy Class in New York and point him to the Jerome on Jan. 3.
El Kabeir, the winner of the Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes at Churchill Downs on Nov. 29, will make his 3-year-old debut in the Grade 3, $200,000 Jerome Stakes over Aqueduct’s inner track, his connections said Monday.
Just Foolin Around has been a consistent sort all along but “just hasn’t been able to finish the job recently,” says his trainer, Tim Hills. That is a problem the veteran horseman hopes to solve by dropping Just Foolin Around in against conditioned ...
The New York Racing Association will try to entice horsemen who winter in south Florida to return to New York in early April by raising purses for overnight races and adding a handful of new turf stakes to the Aqueduct spring schedule.
For the first time since the Village at Gulfstream Park opened adjacent to the racetrack five years ago, wagering will become available inside the mall with the opening of Frankey’s Sports Bar on Tuesday night.
On Saturday, Todd Pletcher won four races, including a pair of stakes here and the Queens County at Aqueduct. But he isn’t the only trainer who had himself a big weekend both here and in New York.
Moving into 2015, is the sport of harness racing still looking for a needle in a haystack? Jay Bergman looks at whether there is really a need for races exclusively for 4-year-olds.
The Confederation Cup, one of Canadian harness racing’s signature events, will return to Flamboro Downs in 2015 after a two-year hiatus.