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Aunt Babe and jockey Rafael Hernandez win the Franklin Square Stakes over My Roxy Girl.
Cut back from a mile to her preferred distance of six furlongs, Aunt Babe returned to peak form to register a neck decision over My Roxy Girl in the $100,000 Franklin Square for New York-bred 3-year-old fillies on Saturday at Aqueduct.Full Story >>
February 17, 2018
The most interesting runners in this race are those exiting the seventh race on Jan. 21. Strawberry Tequila (#5) ran the best race that day, but she got a very good trip, racing three wide on a day when you wanted to avoid the rail. That was not the ...
February 16, 2018
Barn 10 at Belmont Park has been placed under quarantine due to a suspected case of equine herpes myeloencephalopathy (EHM), a respiratory virus that can sometimes be fatal.
February 15, 2018
Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez is scheduled to make his 2018 New York debut Sunday when he is named to ride Empire Line in the $100,000 Gander Stakes for New York-bred 3-year-olds at Aqueduct.
The New York State Gaming Commission overturned the Aqueduct stewards' decision to void two claims made in December by owner Esteban Vargas and trainer Naipaul Chatterpaul.
Trainer Linda Rice will serve a five-day suspension and must pay $2,500 in fines for scratching two horses out of the first race at Aqueduct on Jan. 27.
February 14, 2018
Despite its recent struggles to fill races and the downturn in handle that coincides with short fields, the New York Racing Association is committed to maintaining a winter racing program.
February 12, 2018
Trainers Danny Gargan and Dennis Lalman were both issued suspensions and fines by the New York Gaming Commission for medication violations.
Trainer Michelle Nevin said she thought about running My Boy Tate in Saturday's Grade 3, $250,000 General George Handicap at Laurel Park, but ultimately decided to keep the New York-bred gelding home and point to next Monday's $100,000 Hollie Hughes ...
It was a pretty good week for trainer John Servis. On Feb. 4, his beloved Philadelphia Eagles won the Super Bowl. Six days later, the Servis-trained 3-year-old A Different Style proved victorious in the Jimmy Winkfield at Aqueduct.
February 11, 2018
Battle Station certainly was focused in his first race as a gelding, digging in resolutely through the stretch run of the $100,000 Rego Park Stakes at Aqueduct on Sunday to defeat Morning Breez by a neck.