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Defying The Odds: UPS Driver, Equine ‘Mike Tyson’ Could Go All The Way In Vanderbilt

Saturday’s G1 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap at Saratoga has several compelling story lines, but none so unique as 20-1 longshot Green Gratto. It was at similarly long odds earlier this year that the 7-year-old New Jersey-bred won the G1 Carter Handicap at Aqueduct, lighting up the tote board at 54-1. Though his status as a […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: UPS Driver Grant Trains Millionaire, G1 Winner

Little-known trainer Gaston Grant describes his journey with millionaire New Jersey-bred Green Gratto as “once in a million.” Whatever the odds attached to their success, they are long. Grant remains in the early stages of building his credentials as a horseman as he scrambles to find time to oversee his small stable at Aqueduct Racetrack while maintaining […]

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Green Gratto Shocks Unified At 54-1 In Carter

A shocking 54-1 when the gates opened for the G1 Carter, the New Jersey-bred Green Gratto took the lead and never looked back, turning for home two lengths in front of the field. The 7-year-old son of Here’s Zealous was just able to hold off Unified by a nose at the wire, taking his first […]

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Green Gratto Rides The Rail, Holds On In Toboggan

Jockey Kendrick Carmouche took advantage of a slight bias on the rail on Aqueduct’s inner track, guiding 7-year-old Green Gratto along the inside to hold off his rivals by a head in Monday’s Grade 3 Toboggan Stakes. The son of Here’s Zealous is owned by Anthony and Gaston Grant; Gaston Grant is listed as the […]

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Dads Caps Returns In Monday’s Toboggan

Reigning two-time Grade 1 Carter Handicap winner Dads Caps will make his first start in more than seven months on Monday’s holiday live racing program at Aqueduct Racetrack, tracing his steps en route to a possible title defense in April by kicking off the new year in the Grade 3, $150,000 Toboggan for 4-year-olds and […]

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24-1 Green Gratto Surprises In Fall Highweight

Green Gratto, a 24-1 longshot ridden by Kendrick Carmouche, surprised his six rivals in the Grade 3 Fall Highweight Handicap at Aqueduct, going wire to wire to give co-owner Gaston Grant his first career victory as a trainer in his 19th start. Palace closed late but fell a head short at the finish of the Thanksgiving […]

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