YESTERDAY November 21, 2014
The 1 3/8-mile distance of Sunday's allowance feature at Aqueduct is not an issue for Village Warrior. But turf is.
November 20, 2014
Divisions of the $125,000 New York Stallion Series races ostensibly share top billing on Saturday’s Aqueduct card as races 5 and 8 but will be overshadowed by the return of Honor Code in a $69,000 optional claimer that goes as race 6.
November 19, 2014
It’s not a New York Showcase Day program, but Friday’s card will feel like one, as all four non-claiming races are for New York-breds: three maiden special-weight races and a $57,000 preliminary allowance for New York-bred fillies and mares scheduled ...
Aqueduct Horses to Watch.
November 18, 2014
Ten juvenile colts and geldings were entered in race 7, a $67,000 optional claimer with preliminary allowance conditions. Stretch-running Zandar breaks from the rail and will be the likely favorite.
November 17, 2014
There should be a bonus prize for anyone who comes up with the winner of race 8, a $67,000 first-level allowance sprint that drew 15 fillies and mares, including also-eligible Coast of Sangria.
November 16, 2014
The Lewis Dinner and Regal Minister, juveniles sired by Posse and ridden by Manuel Franco, sped to the lead early and improved their position to sweep the inaugural editions of the Key Cents and Notebook, a pair of $100,000 stakes run Sunday at Aqueduct.
A couple of imposing singles on the main track in Sunday’s late pick four offer the chance to spread in a pair of tough-to-figure grass races with a wide range of possible results.
Although a $27,574 pick six carryover is nothing to sneeze at, I’m interested in capitalizing on a couple of price horses earlier on the Sunday card.
November 15, 2014
Dynamic Sky, winless in five graded stakes at Woodbine this year, broke through for his first career victory on the grass in Saturday’s 55th running of the $250,000 Red Smith Handicap, the final graded turf stakes of the season in New York.