YESTERDAY December 01, 2016
Trainer John Kimmel hopes Bar of Gold can shed her reputation as a wet-track specialist and finally achieve her first graded stakes victory when she runs in Saturday's Grade 3, $250,000 Go for Wand Handicap going a one-turn mile at Aqueduct.
November 30, 2016
My Impression, half-length winner of the Winter Memories Stakes at Aqueduct on Nov. 25, is being considered for the Grade 1 American Oaks at Santa Anita on Dec. 31.
Saturday's Grade 3, $250,000 Go for Wand at Aqueduct is headlined by a trio of New York-bred fillies in search of their first open-company stakes victory –Bar of Gold, Highway Star, and Wonder Gal
Trainer Joe Orseno went to breakfast recently with a client and before the meal was through he had a new horse in his barn. Friday, Orseno and his client, the D J Stables of Leonard and Jonathan Green, will find out more about their purchase when they ...
November 29, 2016
Effinex, a Grade 1 winner and the third-richest New York-bred earner of all-time, has been retired and will stand stud at Barry Ostrager’s Questroyal Stud North in Stillwater, N.Y.
November 28, 2016
Aqueduct's inner track doesn't open until next week, but Thursday's nine-race card is certainly a harbinger of the winter meet, consisting of nine dirt races – all around one turn – with relatively short fields.
Miss Sky Warrior won her third straight race in taking the Grade 2 Demoiselle Saturday at Aqueduct, but the most impressive 2-year-old filly to run on the card was Elate, who won a one-mile maiden race by 12 1/2 lengths for trainer Bill Mott.
As the last of the better horses stabled on the New York grounds get ready to leave for the winter, one is getting ready to return. Matt King Coal, unraced since finishing fourth as the second choice in the Grade 1 Wood Memorial here in April, returns ...
November 27, 2016
Mo Town, No Dozing, and Takaful – the first three finishers in Saturday’s Grade 2 Remsen Stakes at Aqueduct – are headed to various parts of Florida in the coming days and could all take different paths to try to get to the Kentucky Derby on May 6 at ...
Connect and Divining Rod, separated by a short head in Saturday’s Grade 1 Cigar Mile at Aqueduct, could possibly see each other again next spring in a race like the Grade 1 Metropolitan Handicap but will part company for the immediate future.