April 11, 2016
The good news is that Lewis Bay won Saturday's Grade 2, $300,000 Gazelle and came out of the race well. That bad news is that earns her a shot in the $1 million Kentucky Oaks, where she will have to take on the undefeated Songbird, who may just be the ...
The connections of Grade 3 Bay Shore Stakes winner Unified will give their 3-year-old a chance to stretch out in distance, but where and when that will happen is not a question easily answered.
Salutos Amigos came out of his narrow victory over Calculator in Saturday's Grade 1 Carter Handicap a little tired, but otherwise okay, trainer and part-owner David Jacobson said Sunday.
April 10, 2016
In yet another example of how pace makes the race, Macagone looked like the lone speed on paper and he was the lone speed on Aqueduct’s yielding turf course, taking Sunday’s $100,000 Danger’s Hour Stakes by 3 1/2 lengths over 3-5 favorite Takeover Target.
Carrumba made a successful - and for her connections an emotional - return to the races Sunday at Aqueduct, edging away from Mei Ling in deep stretch to win the Grade 3, $200,000 Top Flight Invitational Handicap by a hard-fought half-length.
Outwork, the Wood Memorial winner, and Shagaf, the Wood favorite who finished a troubled fifth in the race, both emerged from their efforts in good order and will make their next starts in the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 7.
April 09, 2016
Outwork, making just his fourth career start, held off a late challenge from Trojan Nation, an 81-1 maiden, to capture the $1 million Grade 1 Wood Memorial.
Persistence finally paid off for Salutos Amigos, who uncorked his patented late run for a last-to-first victory in Saturday's $400,000 Carter Handicap, his first Grade 1 success in nine tries.
Despite breaking a step slow, Unified recovered to get the early lead and turned back a persistent but outgunned King Kranz to win Saturday’s Grade 3, $300,000 Bay Shore Stakes at Aqueduct, remaining unbeaten through two starts.
Five months ago, Chad Brown planned to run Lewis Bay in the Grade 2, $300,000 Gazelle Stakes and it was Brown who had the last laugh Saturday as Lewis Bay glided over the gooey going at Aqueduct to win the Gazelle by 1 1/2 lengths.