December 13, 2014
Saturday's featured race at Aqueduct is the $100,000 Queens County Stakes at nine furlongs over the inner track.
December 12, 2014
There have been six racing fatalities through the first seven days of the Aqueduct inner-track meet, bringing back haunting memories of the 2011-12 season, when there were 21 fatalities in a four-month span.
I’m Stoked began his career by winning four of his first six starts. He has slowed down a bit, with only two wins in his last five, but don’t worry, things appear to be looking up.
New York-bred juveniles will attempt two turns for the first time on dirt Sunday when Aqueduct hosts both the Damon Runyon Stakes for males and the East View Stakes for females. Both races will be contested at a mile and 70 yards over the inner track.
Though a break in late March has been added, the New York Racing Association has scheduled 251 days of racing in 2015, according to a schedule it released Friday.
The late-card pick three that interests me here (races 6-8) may start with maidens, but at least the wager starts with maidens, so you can see the wagering and make a visual assessment instead of having such a tough leg come after you’ve made your ...
December 10, 2014
Trainer Charlton Baker claimed Expression on his own behalf for $35,000 out of a win in a maiden race at Aqueduct in January 2012. In the almost three years since, Expression has been a steady horse, winning a nonwinners-of-two starter, two claiming ...
December 08, 2014
La Verdad raced 13 times between November 2013 and this Thanksgiving, using her blazing speed to win five stakes. Trainer Linda Rice is giving La Verdad some time off but intends to race her in 2015.
As the week began, New York Racing Association stakes coordinator Andrew Byrnes had five probable starters for the $100,000 Queens County Stakes on Saturday.
December 06, 2014
Expression, a 5-year-old daughter of Invasor claimed by Charlton Baker two years ago for $35,000, ran by Winning Image in deep stretch to take the $100,000 Garland of Roses by three quarters of a length.