April 24, 2016
Time and Motion has two victories to begin her 3-year-old campaign, including a 1 1/4-length triumph in Sunday’s $100,000 Memories of Silver Stakes on closing day at Aqueduct.
April 23, 2016
Saturday, on his third day back in New York after spending the first 3 1/2 months of 2016 in Florida, Luis Saez rode three winners and swept both stakes races at Aqueduct.
April 22, 2016
When trainer Michael Pino brought a string to New York for the winter, he called it an experiment to see if he belongs on this circuit. With eight wins and a .500 in-the-money percentage from 40 starters during the winter and spring meets, Pino did ...
April 21, 2016
Pat McKenna, a native of upstate New York, is the new director of communications and media relations for the New York Racing Association.
While his connections wait to see if there will be the necessary defections to make it into the Kentucky Derby field, Adventist worked a half-mile in 48.81 seconds Thursday morning over the Belmont Park training track.
With the New York Racing Association preparing to shut down the Aqueduct backstretch in early May, trainer Rudy Rodriguez was looking to send a string of horses to Parx for the summer. But that track has been dealing with an equine herpesvirus ...
New York Stallion Stakes are often met with a yawn, but Saturday's $100,000 Park Avenue division for 3-year-old fillies is anything but a snoozer.
April 20, 2016
Highland Sky, runner-up in the Cutler Bay Stakes here in his seasonal debut, and Unbridled Daddy, a sharp allowance winner in his seasonal debut, top a field of nine 3-year-olds entered for Saturday's $100,000 Woodhaven Stakes at a mile on the turf.
Through the first 110 days of 2016, Jose Ortiz leads the nation in races won (112) and purse-money won ($5,260,264), and he's on an incredible run at the Aqueduct spring meet. But that wasn't enough to secure a contending Kentucky Derby mount.
Effinex returned to New York a few days after he won the Oaklawn Park Handicap last Saturday, but he will likely be hitting the road again for his next start. Effinex is targeting the Grade 1, $500,000 Stephen Foster Handicap on June 18 at Churchill Downs.