March 18, 2015
One of the most successful owner-trainer combinations in recent years on this circuit appears on the verge of parting ways.
March 16, 2015
Dave Litfin's Aqueduct horses to watch for March 16, 2015.
March 15, 2015
Noble and a Beauty, sitting third in the field of five early, took control of Sunday’s $100,000 Cicada Stakes in upper stretch and galloped home an eight-length winner of the six-furlong stakes for 3-year-old fillies.
March 14, 2015
She hadn’t raced in a year, missed a workout after arriving from south Florida and had to run over a sloppy, demanding surface. None of that was a problem for Mamdooha, who ran her winning streak to five straight by outfinishing the in-form Expression ...
March 13, 2015
Trainer Linda Rice has been pleased with the progress that multiple Grade 1 winner Palace has made since returning to her barn, so much so that she nominated him to the Grade 1 Carter, to be run on April 4.
North Slope, winner of the Evening Attire Stakes in his last start, worked four furlongs in 49.63 seconds Friday morning over the Belmont Park training track in preparation for a start in the $100,000 Stymie Stakes at Aqueduct on March 22.
Conspicuous by her absence from Sunday’s $100,000 Cicada Stakes at Aqueduct is trainer Michelle Nevin, who has two graded-stakes-winning 3-year-old fillies in her barn that might have looked pretty tough in that spot.
March 12, 2015
Saratoga Snacks, winner of a New York-bred allowance race on Feb. 12, breezed a sharp half-mile in 48.15 seconds over the Belmont Park training track Thursday morning.
Overprepared, who had mixed results in two stakes races going long this winter, will shorten up to six furlongs in Sunday’s $100,000 Cicada Stakes for 3-year-old fillies at Aqueduct.
Though he seemed to regain his top form in one-turn races last year, Vyjack will be pointed to multiple-turn races to begin 2015.