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Stretch's Stone will be pointed toward the Grade 2 Wood Memorial.
Owner Roddy Valente plans on running his homebred Stretch's Stone in the Wood Memorial, which serves as New York's last stepping-stone toward the May 6 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.Full Story >>
March 13, 2017
The New York Racing Association announced Monday that Fox Sports 2 would add more broadcasts of live racing from NYRA's three tracks this year, building on the relationship that started last summer at Saratoga.
Owner Dennis Drazin and trainer Jason Servis will be sorry to see Aqueduct's inner track close for the season after their Sunny Ridge collected his third stakes victory over that surface in Sunday's $125,000 Stymie Stakes.
Spartiatis, a 7-year-old gelding, captured his first stakes victory in last Saturday's Grade 3, $200,000 Tom Fool Handicap at Aqueduct. Jockey Rajiv Maragh does not think it will be his last stakes win.
Two years after Salutos Amigos finished eighth in the $2 million Dubai Golden Shaheen at Meydan, trainer and part-owner David Jacobson is game for another try in that race with Stallwalkin' Dude. On Monday, Stallwalkin' Dude completed his local ...
March 12, 2017
Sitting in fifth position behind a strong early pace, jockey Manny Franco guided Sunny Ridge five wide in the stretch and he outfinished longshot Doyouknowsomething to win Sunday’s $125,000 Stymie Stakes at Aqueduct by three-quarters of a length.
March 11, 2017
Trainer Leon Blusiewicz pulled off the first half of what could be a cool weekend stakes double when Spartiatis reeled in loose-on-the-lead Chief Lion inside the 70-yard marker en route to a two-length victory in Saturday’s Grade 2, $200,000 Tom Fool ...
March 10, 2017
The typical apprentice jockey is barely old enough to shave or vote and most certainly is not of legal drinking age. At age 27, Hector Diaz Jr. is not your typical apprentice jockey.
March 09, 2017
Highway Star, who scratched out of last Saturday's $150,000 Heavenly Prize Invitational, worked a half-mile in 48.11 seconds Thursday morning over the Belmont Park training track. She will likely be pointed to the Grade 3, $150,000 Distaff Handicap.
Though he has basically been doing the job since Dec. 31, Mike McMullen was officially tabbed last weekend as the new head starter for the New York Racing Association.
Heaven's Runway, who won the Grade 3 Fall Highweight at Aqueduct last November and the Dave's Friend Stakes at Laurel in December, had surgery to remove a knee chip and will be out four to five months.