February 24, 2018

Avery Island sails to Withers triumph

February 3, 2018 0

by Teresa Genaro He hadn’t raced since a runner-up effort in the Remsen (G2) last November, but Avery Island showed no rust in returning to Aqueduct, easily winning the Withers (G3) on Saturday afternoon by […]

Firenze Fire, Avery Island face off in Withers

January 31, 2018 0

Only six sophomores were entered for Saturday’s $250,000 Withers Stakes (G3) at Aqueduct, but the Road to the Kentucky Derby points contest features both Firenze Fire and Avery Island seeking the majority of the 10-4-2-1 […]

Great Stuff gets ideal setup in Toboggan upset

January 27, 2018 0

An early duel between the race’s two Grade 1 winners set things up for Great Stuff to spring the upset in Saturday’s $100,000 Toboggan (G3) at Aqueduct. Squeezed at the start, Great Stuff settled in […]

Midnight Disguise draws off for Busanda win

January 25, 2018 0

Drs. William B. Wilmot and Joan M. Taylor’s homebred Midnight Disguise was the 5-2 second choice in Thursday’s $100,000 Busanda Stakes at Aqueduct, but ran like a favorite when drawing off in the stretch to […]

Takaful makes seasonal bow in Toboggan

January 24, 2018 0

Grade 1 hero Takaful faces five rivals on Saturday at Aqueduct while making his four-year-old debut in the $100,000 Toboggan Stakes (G3) under jockey Trevor McCarthy. The Kiaran McLaughlin trainee was last seen finishing last […]

Field of six entered for Busanda

January 21, 2018 0

Six sophomore fillies were entered in the $100,000 Busanda Stakes going 1 1/16 miles on Thursday at Aqueduct. The race is part of the Road to the Kentucky Oaks series of points races and offers […]

Flurry of track cancellations due to winter storm

January 4, 2018 0

The impending winter storm and severe cold are playing havoc with racing schedules for a number of tracks ranging from Aqueduct to Turfway. Aqueduct has called off live racing Thursday through Sunday. And training at […]

Aqueduct cancels Sunday, Monday; Jerome postponed

December 31, 2017 0

Frigid temperatures and subzero wind chills have prompted New York Racing Association officials to cancel live racing at Aqueduct on Sunday and Monday. Aqueduct and Belmont Park were to remain open for simulcasting. The loss of […]

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