YESTERDAY November 28, 2015
Trainer Christophe Clement was looking for a reason not to run his two horses, Tonalist and Red Vine, in Saturday’s Grade 1 Cigar Mile. Good thing he didn’t fine one.
Forever Unbridled, who spent the first part of the year giving futile chase to I’m a Chatterbox in three stakes, broke through with a stakes victory of her own when she edged Carrumba after a long drive Saturday in the Grade 3, $300,000 Comely Stakes ...
There would be no tough beat for trainer Kiaran McLaughlin this year in the Grade 2 Remsen Stakes as Mohaymen split horses in midstretch and drew clear to a 1 1/2-length victory in Saturday’s $300,000 stakes for juvenile males at Aqueduct.
Though it won’t get high marks aesthetically or on the clock, Lewis Bay passed her stakes and two-turn debut with a 1 3/4-length victory in Saturday’s Grade 2, $300,000 Demoiselle Stakes at Aqueduct.
The late pick four at Aqueduct, which features the Grade 1 Cigar Mile and the Grade 3 Comely, was greatly affected by key scratches in race 8 but is still worth a shot.
November 27, 2015
The connections of the multiple-graded-stakes-winning sprinter Taris want to stretch her out in distance next year. Friday, they found out that it might not be too far-fetched an idea as Taris scored a 2 1/2-length victory in the Go for Wand going a ...
Jan’s Reserve took advantage of a hotly contested pace between the two favorites and rolled to a 7 1/2-length victory in the $150,000 King’s Swan Stakes for 2-year-olds at odds of 21-1 on Thursday at Aqueduct.
Once a jockey establishes himself in New York, the rider typically heads south for the winter. Not so in the case of Irad Ortiz Jr., who will be based at Aqueduct for the winter, though he is likely to make several trips to Gulfstream Park.
Constellation, an 8 1/4-length winner of Thursday's $150,000 Furlough Stakes for 2-year-old fillies, will likely be kept sprinting.
Very few trainers can say their first victory came in a graded stakes race. Gaston Grant is one of the few.