cigar mile

Career Best 111 Beyer Speed Figure For Maximum Security In Cigar Mile; Pegasus Next?

Gary and Mary West’s Maximum Security was a little bit tired but no worse for the wear on Sunday morning after earning his third Grade 1 victory of the season in the $750,000 Cigar Mile at Aqueduct Racetrack in Ozone Park, N.Y. The 3-year-old son of New Year’s Day trained by Jason Servis bolstered his bid for […]

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Maximum Security Emphatic In Cigar Mile Victory

Gary and Mary West’s Maximum Security has been the subject of controversy throughout his sophomore season, but there could be no argument that the 3-year-old son of New Year’s Day was much the best in this Saturday’s Grade 1 Cigar Mile. Out-sprinting Breeders’ Cup winner Spun to Run on the lead, Maximum Security and Luis […]

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Feel Glorious Tops Clement Exacta In Winter Memories

Cigar Mile Day’s stakes action kicked off when Feel Glorious ended a five-race slump and backed up her 8-5 favoritism by coming off the pace to secure her second stakes victory, holding off a late charge from fellow Christophe Clement trainee Sorrentina Lemon in Saturday’s $150,000 Winter Memories over a yielding inner turf at Aqueduct […]

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Weekend Lineup: Cigar Mile

The Cigar Mile card featuring four graded stakes is the signature event of the Aqueduct fall meet. The headline race boasts Grade 1 winner Maximum Security and Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile victor Spun to Run while juveniles take the spotlight in the Grade 2 Remsen and Demoiselle. Two-year-olds also hold court at Los Alamitos where […]

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Cigar Mile Card Features Mandatory Payout Of Empire 6

Saturday’s Cigar Mile Day card will be bolstered by a mandatory payout in the Empire 6 at the Big A. The Empire 6 will start with Race 5, a one-mile maiden event for 2-year-olds, with an approximate post time of 1:35 p.m. Eastern. The highlight of the Aqueduct fall meet, Saturday’s 10-race card features four […]

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Breeders’ Cup Winner Spun To Run ‘Pumped Up’ For Cigar Mile

Robert P. Donaldson’s Spun to Run, trained by Juan Carlos Guerrero, is the ‘now’ horse heading into Saturday’s 31st running of the Grade 1, $750,000 Cigar Mile at Aqueduct Racetrack. The rapidly-improving 3-year-old Hard Spun colt will likely lead a talented field of 11 into the turn in the Cigar Mile, a race which anchors […]

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Tale Of Silence, Half To Tale Of Ekati, Will Try To Continue Family Tradition In G1 Cigar Mile

Graded stakes-winner Tale of Silence will look to continue a family tradition of winning the Grade 1, $750,000 Cigar Mile on Saturday at Aqueduct Racetrack. Tale of Silence, four-time graded stakes-placed, will be seeking his first trip to the winner’s circle since winning the Grade 3 Westchester at Belmont Park last May. Trained by Barclay Tagg and […]

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St. Lewis Hunting For Upsets In G1 Cigar Mile, G2 Remsen

Trainer Uriah St. Lewis and his family’s Trin-Brook Stables will be represented by Forewarned in the Grade 1 Cigar Mile and Informative in the Grade 2 Remsen on Saturday’s lucrative Cigar Mile Day card. St. Lewis, who won the 2018 Grade 1 Jockey Club Gold Cup with 45-1 shot Discreet Lover, said Forewarned is training well into Saturday’s test where […]

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Equibase Analysis: Who’s Most Likely To Win The Battle In Cigar Mile?

The 31st running of the Grade 1, $750,000 Cigar Mile Handicap drew a field of eight, with many having solid stakes credentials. That being said, all eyes may be on the battle between Maximum Security and Spun to Run. Maximum Security enters the race off strong victories in the Grade 1 Haskell Invitational Stakes and […]

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John Hertler, Trainer Of Slew O’ Gold, To Present Cigar Mile Trophy At Aqueduct

The New York Racing Association (NYRA) today announced that recently retired trainer John Hertler will present the trophy for the Grade 1, $750,000 Cigar Mile on Saturday, December 7 at Aqueduct Racetrack. The Cigar Mile Racing Festival, which begins on Thursday, December 5, is highlighted by four graded races worth $1.5 million in purse money […]

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