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TODAY April 27, 2017
David Hicks, a former trainer turned steward, died Monday at Kindred Hospital in Hollywood, Fla., following a long illness. He was 88.
Junior Alvarado will undergo surgery to repair an injury to his left shoulder and be out of action about two months. Alvarado was injured in a spill at Aqueduct on Sunday's closing-day card.
The Grade 1 winner By the Moon will make her next start in next Friday's Grade 3, $200,000 Vagrancy Handicap at Belmont Park, trainer Michelle Nevin said Thursday.
The New York Racing Association announced the five nominees for the Mike Venezia Award, given to the jockey who displays extraordinary sportsmanship and citizenship.
Shaman Ghost, winner of the Grade 1 Santa Anita Handicap in March, will make his next start in the $300,000 Pimlico Special on May 19, trainer Jimmy Jerkens said Thursday.
Mind Your Biscuits, winner of the $2 million Dubai Golden Shaheen at Meydan in March, is expected to ship to trainer Chad Summers's Belmont Park barn on Monday to prepare for the second half of the year.
With his objective being a turf campaign for Calgary Cat in 2017, Attard has chosen Saturday's $150,000 Elusive Quality at Belmont Park to launch the gelding's season.
YESTERDAY April 26, 2017
Jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. will not be riding in this year’s Kentucky Oaks or Kentucky Derby. Instead, he will stay at his home base of Belmont Park and ride several top contenders in stakes for trainer Chad Brown those days.
The program for 2-year-olds at Belmont Park has seen significant gains in starters over the last four years.
Kharafa, the million-dollar-earning New York-bred gelding, will kick off his 8-year-old season in Saturday’s $150,000 Elusive Quality Stakes going seven furlongs at Belmont Park.