March 22, 2015
After watching Turco Bravo run a decent third in a stakes race at Gulfstream Park West last October, trainer Gary Contessa convinced an ownership group to purchase him privately.
As the New York winter struggles to evolve into spring, this circuit’s heartiest 3-year-old soul, El Kabeir, continues to thrive, working five furlongs in 59.97 seconds Sunday morning over the Belmont Park training track.
March 21, 2015
Owner Brian Novak and trainer Richard Stoklosa claimed Piquant for $32,000 the day after nominations closed for Saturday’s inaugural New York Claiming Championships. Much to their delight, the previous connections had nominated the 7-year-old gelding ...
Of the eight horses trainer Gustavo Rodriguez ran on Saturday’s inaugural New York Claiming Championships program at Aqueduct, none was sent off a bigger price than Days Ride.
The class of the field on paper, Stormin Monarcho proved the classiest - and more importantly, the fastest - horse on the track as he galloped to a 7 3/4-length victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Mr. Sinatra Stakes at Aqueduct.
The class of the field on paper, Stormin Monarcho proved the classiest - and more importantly, the fastest - horse on the track as he galloped to a 7 3/4-length victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Mr. Sinatra Stakes at Aqueduct.
March 20, 2015
There may be only five horses entered in Sunday’s $100,000 Stymie Stakes but it’s not an easy race to handicap.
Officially, Leah Gyarmati is the trainer of Wonder Gal. This winter, it is Mother Nature who seems to be calling all the shots.
Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin confirmed Friday that Frosted will make his next start in the Grade 1, $1 million Wood Memorial at Aqueduct on April 4.
With a forecast calling for 3 to 5 inches of snow scheduled to start falling around noon, New York Racing Association officials announced that Friday’s eight-race card at Aqueduct would be canceled.