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Greeley And Ben Game In Fall Highweight For First Stakes Triumph Under New Trainer

The 8-year-old Greeley and Ben, expertly piloted by Manny Franco for owner Darryl E. Abramowitz, made the grade in his 39th career start, staving off the late charge of Runninsonofagun to post a narrow neck score in Saturday’s Grade 3, $175,000 Fall Highweight at Aqueduct Racetrack. Greeley and Ben was making his first start for […]

‘She Showed Us Today That She’s Not Done’: Recently Purchased Temple City Terror Makes Case To Keep Racing With Long Island Win

Town and Country Racing’s Temple City Terror, perfectly handled by Jose Ortiz, rallied to a comfortable 1 1/2-length score in Friday’s $300,000 Long Island (G3), an 11-furlong inner turf test for fillies and mares at Aqueduct Racetrack. Trained by Brendan Walsh, the 6-year-old daughter of Temple City paid immediate dividends for her new connections, who […]

‘He Fights Hard’: Acoustic Ave Edges Past Tenacious Rival Late To Win Notebook

Reeves Thoroughbred Racing’s Acoustic Ave secured his third consecutive stakes score, outdueling favored D’ont Lose Cruz to the wire in Friday’s $100,000 Notebook, a six-furlong sprint for New York-bred juveniles, at Aqueduct Racetrack. The dramatic stretch run kicked off the first of four stakes on a lucrative nine-race card that also features the $300,000 Long […]

‘Friday Will Be A Big Test’: Temple City Terror Ships In For Long Island At Aqueduct

Town and Country Racing’s Temple City Terror will look to double up on graded scores in Friday’s $300,000 Long Island (G3), an 11-furlong inner-turf test for fillies and mares at Aqueduct Racetrack. The Long Island, slated for Race 6, is part of a stacked nine-race card also featuring the $175,000 Comely (G3) in Race 7, […]

‘She Fought Off The Challenger’: Miss Dracarys Tallies First Stakes Victory Going Wire To Wire In Aqueduct’s Forever Together

Al Shira’aa Farms’ Miss Dracarys earned her first career stakes win with a front-running effort under Dylan Davis in Sunday’s $135,000 Forever Together, a 1 1/16-mile outer turf test for fillies and mares, at Aqueduct Racetrack. Trained by Hall of Famer Neil Drysdale, the 4-year-old Malibu Moon filly entered from a similar pacey effort in […]

Big Everest Goes Wire To Wire In Artie Schiller, Gives Rosario Fourth Win On Aqueduct Card

Joel Rosario notched his fourth win on the card by guiding Big Everest to a gate-to-wire score in Sunday’s $135,000 Artie Schiller, a one-mile inner turf test for 3-year-olds and upward at Aqueduct Racetrack. Trained by Christophe Clement for owners Reeves Thoroughbred Racing, Steven Rocco and William Branch, the 4-year-old The Gurkha gelding has now […]

‘I Felt Like A Winner Every Step Of The Way’: Ortiz Guides Salimah To Winter Memories Triumph In Her Stakes Debut At Aqueduct

Stephanie Seymour Brant’s Salimah drew clear to a three-length score in her stakes debut Sunday’s $135,000 Winter Memories, a 1 1/16 mile outer turf test for sophomore fillies at Aqueduct Racetrack. The Irish-bred Salimah was one of three entrants for trainer Chad Brown, who also sent out third-place Veronica Greene and sixth-place Eminent Victor, who […]

Good Sam Rolls To Victory In Aqueduct’s Tempted For Juvenile Fillies

Peter Brant’s Good Sam kept her perfect record intact with a 3 1/2-length score in Sunday’s $150,000 Tempted, a one-turn mile for juvenile fillies over the main track at Aqueduct Racetrack. Trained by four-time Eclipse Award-winning trainer Chad Brown and piloted by Irad Ortiz Jr., the Good Samaritan bay entered from a gate-to-wire 4 3/4-length […]

Full Moon Madness, Son Of Grade 1 Winner By The Moon, Makes Stakes Debut In Sunday’s Nashua

Jay Em Ess Stable’s Kentucky homebred Full Moon Madness will look to make the grade in Sunday’s Grade 3, $150,000 Nashua, a one-turn mile over the main track for juveniles at Aqueduct Racetrack. Trained by Michelle Nevin, the Into Mischief bay is out of the multiple graded-stakes winner By the Moon, who was campaigned by […]