02/01/2017 2:20PM

J Boys Echo late challenger to El Areeb in Withers


OZONE PARK, N.Y. – El Areeb’s 11 1/4-length victory in last month’s Grade 3 Jerome Stakes at Aqueduct apparently didn’t scare anybody off, as nine 3-year-olds were entered Wednesday to face him in Saturday’s Grade 3, $250,000 Wither Stakes here.