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April 17, 2014
DRF Plus closer looks for Aqueduct on Friday, April 18.
Wicked Strong, the Wood Memorial winner, returned to the work tab Thursday, breezing four furlongs in 49.60 seconds over the Belmont Park training track on a sunny but chilly morning.
After rain on Tuesday briefly changed over to ice pellets and sleet in some spots overnight, we were off the turf to begin the penultimate week of racing at the spring meet.
April 16, 2014
Mamdooha, a winner of 4 of 5 starts, including the Ruthless and Cicada stakes at Aqueduct this winter, will be out indefinitely after being diagnosed with a chip in an ankle, trainer Kiaran McLaughlin said.
Coup de Grace, the winner of the Grade 3 Bay Shore Stakes at Aqueduct on April 5, will point to the Grade 2, $500,000 Woody Stephens Stakes at Belmont on June 7.
Romansh, the winner by a neck over Godolphin stablemate Long River in the Grade 3 Excelsior Stakes, will make his next start in the Grade 1, $1.25 million Metropolitan Handicap on June 7, trainer Tom Albertrani said Wednesday.
Trainer Linda Rice hopes she has La Verdad primed to capture her first graded stakes victory in the six-furlong Distaff Handicap at Aqueduct following a victory in the Broadway Stakes for New York-breds on March 29.
DRF Plus handicapping analysis for Aqueduct on Thursday, April 17.
Previously viewed as a horse with an affinity for Aqueduct’s inner oval, it turns out that Miss Da Point is more than a one-track filly.
DRF Plus closer looks for Aqueduct on Thursday, April 17.