April 13, 2015
The racing future of Misconnect is in doubt after the ridgling suffered a fractured sesamoid to his left foreleg last month.
April 11, 2015
In the end, jockey Junior Alvarado said it helped to be on the best horse.
April 10, 2015
Via Strata, an eight-length winner of a second-level allowance race at Keeneland on Thursday, could make her next start in the Grade 2, $250,000 Ruffian Handicap at Belmont Park on May 9, trainer Kiaran McLaughlin said Friday.
La Verdad, who won the Grade 2 Distaff Handicap and five other races last year, will likely make her 5-year-old debut in next Saturday’s renewal of the $200,000 Distaff
Wicked Strong had his first workout since returning to New York from Florida, breezing five furlongs in 1:01.55 over the Belmont Park training track on Thursday. What he is working toward is a question that has yet to be answered.
April 09, 2015
Tamarkuz, nose winner of the Grade 2 Godolphin Mile on Dubai World Cup Night at Meydan, will soon ship to trainer Kiaran McLaughlin’s New York barn and be pointed to the Grade 1 Metropolitan Handicap on Belmont Stakes Day.
April 08, 2015
Joint Return, the runner-up in the Grade 1 Alabama Stakes last year, will kick off her 4-year-old campaign in Saturday’s Grade 3, $200,000 Top Flight Handicap at Aqueduct.
New York Racing Association officials have postponed two turf stakes scheduled to be run this weekend at Aqueduct until next week, it was announced Wednesday.
New York-bred Effinex, who came off an 86-day layoff to win an open, second-level optional-claiming race March 27 at Aqueduct, worked four furlongs in 50.20 seconds Wednesday at Belmont.
Daredevil, beaten 12 lengths when finishing fourth as the favorite in Saturday’s Grade 1 Wood Memorial, has been sent to WinStar Farm for a freshening and will be pointed to a summer return, trainer Todd Pletcher said Wednesday.