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Jockey McCarthy To Stay In New York After Aqueduct Success

Jockey Trevor McCarthy tells the Daily Racing Form‘s David Grening that after a successful winter and spring at Aqueduct, he’s planning to remain in New York. He had previously been based in Maryland. The rider got 42 wins between both meets, including six stakes. Despite the depth of the jockey colony in New York, McCarthy said […]

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Sand Dancer Overwhelms Favored Fifty In Woodhaven

Seagull Capital’s Sand Dancer overtook 6-5 favorite Fifty in the stretch and outkicked a challenging Archaggelos to capture the fourth running of the $100,000 Woodhaven for 3-year-olds on Saturday at Aqueduct Racetrack. Sand Dancer stayed close to pacesetter Fifty, who led the four-horse field through the opening quarter-mile in 25.38 seconds and the half in […]

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170 Kentucky Oaks Points Up For Grabs In Aqueduct’s Gazelle

William Wilmot and Joan Taylor’s Midnight Disguise will go for her third straight stakes win and first graded stakes victory in headlining a field of six 3-year-old fillies in the Grade 2, $300,000 Gazelle on Saturday, Wood Memorial Day, at Aqueduct Racetrack. One of five graded stakes on the blockbuster card, headlined by the Grade […]

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Skyler’s Scramjet Takes Tom Fool In Graded Stakes Debut

SJB Stable and Marcello Micozzi’s Skyler’s Scramjet won his graded stakes debut in impressive fashion, gaining the lead out of the turn and outkicking Do Share in the stretch to capture the 43rd running of the Grade 3, $200,000 Tom Fool Handicap for 4-year-olds and up on Saturday at Aqueduct Racetrack. Veteran graded stakes winner […]

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Midnight Disguise Earns Oaks Points With Busher Victory

Midnight Disguise rallied from last to earn her second straight stakes win, charging home a 1 ¾-length winner in the 39th running of the $200,000 Busher for 3-year-old fillies at a mile on Saturday at Aqueduct Racetrack. Under regular jockey Trevor McCarthy, Midnight Disguise was unhurried through the early going, settling at the back of the pack as California invader […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: McCarthy Follows Shared Family Dreams

Jockey Trevor McCarthy’s willingness to leave Maryland success for an uncertain New York venture stems from his desire to attain heights his father only dreamt of. Michael said he was “scratching for every mount” during a riding career that stretched from 1982-2002. He spent 10 years at Finger Lakes, the rest at tracks scattered throughout […]

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McCarthy Planning Move To New York Under Agent Steve Rushing

Jockey Trevor McCarthy, recuperating from a shoulder surgery in May, is planning to make the move from the mid-Atlantic region to New York when he returns to the saddle, reports theracingbiz.com. The two-time leading rider in Maryland (2014 and 2016) has been cleared to begin getting on horses on Dec. 5. McCarthy has worked with agent […]

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McCarthy Expected To Begin His Return From Dislocated Shoulder On Dec. 5

For a while, Trevor McCarthy felt – and looked – like a jockey again. Wearing the orange and white silks of Hall of Fame horseman King Leatherbury’s The Jim Stable, the 23-year-old was at Laurel Park over the weekend signing autographs as part of Ben’s Cat Day, honoring the late Mid-Atlantic legend he was honored […]

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McCarthy Undergoes Successful Shoulder Surgery, Expected To Be Out At Least Six Months

Jockey Trevor McCarthy, Maryland’s leading rider two of the last three years who recently earned his 1,000th career victory, is in the early stages of recovery from successful surgery on his injured left shoulder this week. McCarthy’s agent, Scott Silver, said the 23-year-old rider, ranked among the winningest jockeys in the country at the time […]

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Top Rider McCarthy ‘Out Indefinitely’ Following Weekend Spill

Jockey Trevor McCarthy, Maryland’s leading rider in 2014 and 2016, was replaced on all his mounts Thursday, sidelined indefinitely with a shoulder injury suffered in a spill at Monmouth Park Sunday.  McCarthy’s agent, Scott Silver, said the 23-year-old jockey dislocated his left shoulder and broke the pinkie on his right hand after being thrown when […]

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