December 08, 2014
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.
December 05, 2014
Irad Ortiz Jr., who will finish the year as leading rider on the New York Racing Association circuit in wins and purse money won, will miss a few days next week to ride in a jockey challenge in Hong Kong.
Kid Cruz, who emerged from the claiming ranks to be a multiple stakes winner in 2014, is back with trainer Linda Rice after recovering from surgery to remove a knee chip following his fourth-place finish in last summer’s Travers Stakes.
There’s something about Aqueduct’s inner track that brings out the best in Awesome Vision.
December 04, 2014
Apprentice jockey Alexandra Jara remained hospitalized Thursday due to injuries suffered in a spill Wednesday at Aqueduct.
Condo Commando, who galloped to an 11 1/2-length victory in last weekend’s Grade 2 Demoiselle, was to be shipped Friday to the Fair Hill Training Center in Maryland for a three- or four-week break, according to trainer Rudy Rodriguez.
Between winning re-election as president of the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association and verbally sparring with Bobby Flay over Lasix at a recent New York Racing Association board meeting, trainer Rick Violette has found time to do what he ...
December 03, 2014
At 1 1/8 miles, the Remsen is the longest race in which a 2-year-old can earn points toward the Kentucky Derby. This year’s running was contested over a track that significantly favored inside lanes throughout the day.
Dave Litfin's Horses to Watch for Aqueduct.