Arson Squad

Gulfstream Park: Injury ends Arson Squad’s career

Barbara D. Livingston
Arson Squad suffered career-ending injuries during a Saturday workout at Gulfstream Park.

Trainer Rick Dutrow Jr. happily reported that the injuries his multiple Grade 2 winner Arson Squad suffered when breaking down just before completing a workout here Saturday do not appear to be life-threatening, although his racing career is over.

Aqueduct: Inherit the Gold back on inner track for Queens County Stakes

Barbara D. Livingston
Inherit the Gold is 5 for 6 over the inner track at Aqueduct and is among the favorites in the Queens County.

OZONE PARK, N.Y. – When trainer Jim Hooper led his 5-year-old gelding Inherit the Gold onto Aqueduct’s main track for the Thunder Rumble division of the New York Stallion Stakes on Nov. 13, he noticed that the horse’s ears perked up.

“I think he likes that place pretty well,” said Hooper, whose horse rallied from off the pace that day to win by a neck, his seventh career victory at Aqueduct.

Aqueduct feature assembles classy cast

Tom Keyser
Arson Squad, with Paco Lopez up, wins the 2010 Alysheba at Churchill Downs.

OZONE PARK, N.Y. – Eight older runners who have won a combined 64 races and $3.3 million square off in Thursday’s $60,000 Irish Tower out of Aqueduct’s main-track chute at one mile.

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