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Streaking Prince Lucky Faces 7 In Belmont’s Westchester

Daniel McConnell’s Prince Lucky will go for his third consecutive graded stakes win and fourth straight victory overall in challenging an eight-horse field in the Grade 3, $200,000 Westchester for 4-year-olds and up on Saturday at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y. The 90th running of the Westchester, contested at one mile, is one of three […]

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St. Lewis: The Longer, The Better For Discreet Lover Ahead Of G3 Excelsior

A well-rested Discreet Lover will make his first start since running eighth in the Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Classic when he bids to repeat as the winner in Saturday’s 107th running of the Grade 3, $150,000 Excelsior for 4-year-olds and up at Aqueduct Racetrack. Discreet Lover received a five-month freshening after finishing eighth-of-14 in the […]

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Vino Rosso Back On Familiar Ground In G1 Carter Handicap

Repole Stable and St. Elias Stable’s Vino Rosso will look to make Wood Memorial Day a winning one for a second straight year, headlining an eight-horse field in the Grade 1, $400,000 Carter Handicap for 4-year-olds and up on Saturday at Aqueduct Racetrack. Vino Rosso will return to graded stakes company after posting a three-quarter […]

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Rubin To Be Honored In Aqueduct Winner’s Circle Presentation April 6

Exactly a half-century ago, Barbara Jo Rubin became the first female jockey to win a race in the Empire State, drawing national attention after piloting Bravy Galaxy to victory in front of a packed grandstand at Aqueduct Racetrack. Rubin, who will be honored with a winner’s circle presentation at Aqueduct Racetrack on Saturday, April 6, […]

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‘Green And Learning,’ Mind Control Takes Jerome On Front End

Red Oak Stable and Madaket Stables’ Mind Control set the early pace and maintained that edge in the stretch, outkicking a charging Our Braintrust to win the 149th running of the $150,000 Jerome for newly minted 3-year-olds on Tuesday, New Year’s Day, at Aqueduct Racetrack in Ozone Park, N.Y. The Jerome, the Big A’s first […]

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Historic Remsen ‘Ignites The Flame’ For Triple Crown Dreamers

The calendar will insist it is indeed fall when a seven-horse field of talented juveniles break from the gate in the 105th running of the Grade 2, $250,000 Remsen on Saturday as part of Cigar Mile Day at Aqueduct Racetrack. Despite the colder temperatures and early sunsets that serve as hallmarks of racing at the […]

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South American Import Si Que Es Buena Tackles Lady Montdore In Long Island

Godolphin’s Lady Montdore will look to build on her strong start since arriving from France when she competes against a 14-horse field in Saturday’s Grade 3, $400,000 Long Island for fillies and mares 3-years-old and up at Aqueduct Racetrack. One of three stakes on a 10-race card that also includes the Grade 3, $200,000 Discovery […]

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True Timber, Coal Front Clash In Bold Ruler Handicap At Belmont

Calumet Farm’s True Timber will return to stakes competition coming off back-to-back impressive wins in optional claimers when he competes against five others in the Grade 3, $200,000 Bold Ruler Handicap for 3-year-olds and up on Saturday at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y The 43rd running of the Bold Ruler, contested at seven furlongs on […]

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Stakes Veteran On Leave ‘Better Than Ever,’ Leads Belmont’s Athenia Field

Stuart S. Janney III’s On Leave will look to notch her second consecutive stakes win when she competes against a talented nine-horse field in the Grade 3, $200,000 Athenia for fillies and mares 3-years-old and up on Sunday at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y. The penultimate of the 18 total graded stakes for the Belmont […]

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Breeders’ Cup Berth, Derby Points At Stake In Saturday’s Contentious Champagne

Trainer Chad Brown will look to earn his second win in three years in the Grade 1, $500,000 Champagne for juveniles on Saturday at Belmont Park when he sends out Aurelius Maximus and Complexity as part of talented 10-horse field for the one-mile race on the main track. One of four Grade 1 races as […]

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