Joe Labozzetta
Control Group returned $2.90 in winning the Alex M. Robb Stakes at Aqueduct on Sunday.
Whether purchasing a horse privately or obtaining one through the claim box, owner Michael Dubb continues to prove adept at picking stakes winners.Full Story >>
January 03, 2018
Backyard Heaven is set to have his first start against winners in a first-level allowance on Friday at Aqueduct, but with a high of 16-degrees and wind chills forecast belew zero, it is unlikely to be run.
Jockey Dylan Davis said he worked 10 horses Wednesday morning as New York horsemen bustled through a relatively normal training day between spells of bad weather.
Among the 161 horses to work Wednesday morning at Belmont was Come Dancing, a 4-year-old filly who returned from a 13-month layoff to win an allowance on Dec. 14 by 6 1/2 lengths.
January 01, 2018
A forecast that calls for more frigid temperatures later this week and through the weekend is making it complicated for New York Racing Association officials to reschedule five stakes races lost due to the cancellation of more than three racing ...
Though the year came to a premature end with the cancellation of Sunday's card, it had no impact on who the leaders were in several categories at NYRA tracks in 2017.
December 30, 2017
Quezon and Absatootly, who traded stakes decisions in their last two starts, both put in workouts Saturday morning at Belmont Park in preparation for a start in next Saturday's $100,000 La Verdad Stakes at Aqueduct.
December 29, 2017
The New York Racing Association and the Jockeys’ Guild on Friday reached agreement in principle on a new contract that will avert a threatened strike by the Aqueduct riding colony.
Trainer Linda Rice said she is considering running both Do Share and Seymourdini in the Grade 3, $100,000 Toboggan at Aqueduct on Jan. 27. The Toboggan is now at seven furlongs after previously being run at six.
The $100,000 Bay Ridge, which did not have enough entries to be carded for Friday, as scheduled, did draw a field of five New York-bred fillies and mares on Friday and will now be run Monday's New Year's Day program.
Owner Ron Lombardi and trainer Jason Servis have a very simple and logical explanation for keeping Kentucky Derby prospect Firenze Fire in New York this winter.