Distaff Handicap

It’s Tricky proves best in Distaff

It’s Tricky might have given her backers a little bit of a scare when jockey Eddie Castro went to the whip on the turn for home and she didn’t immediately move to the lead, but the daughter of Mineshaft wore down the front runners in the final three-sixteenths to get a 3 1/2-length victory under […]

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It’s Tricky headlines Aqueduct’s Distaff Handicap

Dual Grade 1 winner It’s Tricky will cut back to seven furlongs as she heads a field of seven fillies and mares entered in Saturday’s Grade 2, $200,000 Distaff Handicap at Aqueduct Racetrack. Godolphin Racing’s star filly marked herself as one of 2011’s top sophomores when she defeated multiple graded stakes winner Turbulent Descent in […]

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Nicole H. captures Distaff Handicap at Aqueduct

Nicole H. got her third straight win with a victory in the wind and rain at Aqueduct Saturday, capturing the Grade 2, $150,000 Distaff Handicap. Under Channing Hill, Nicole H. rated fourth in the field of five before challenging for the lead in mid-stretch and pulling away for a two and a half length score […]

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AMERICAN GRADED STAKES STANDINGS brought to you by Keeneland: EVERY DAY IS BLACK FRIDAY

  By Ray Paulick In honor of Black Friday, that “holiday” all men love to hate, we’re going to take a quick look at the year’s best bargains from among the ranks of 2009 American Graded Stakes winners. There are no American horse sales tomorrow, but perhaps this list of underpriced gems will inspire some […]

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