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Aqueduct’s Saturday Card Features $24K Pick 6 Carryover

Saturday’s 10-race program will be bolstered by a Pick 6 carryover of $24,924 after the multi-race wager went unsolved on Friday’s nine-race card. The $1 Pick 6 returned $377.50 to bettors who selected 5-of-6 horses correctly. The sequence began in Race 4 with jockey Manny Franco posting the second of his six wins on the […]

Derby Prep: Trainer Brittany Russell Will ‘Take A Swing’ With Maiden Winner Circling The Drain

Sycamore Hall Thoroughbreds’ Circling the Drain will step up in class from an impressive maiden waiver-claiming score when he makes his stakes debut in Saturday’s $150,000 Jerome, a one-turn mile for sophomores at Aqueduct. The Jerome, a Kentucky Derby qualifier, offers 10-4-3-2-1 points to the top-five finishers. Trained by Brittany Russell, the Maryland homebred son […]

Lombardi Hopes Andiamo A Firenze Can Carry On Family Tradition With Jerome Victory

Owner Ron Lombardi of Mr. Amore Stable expressed a sense of confidence that graded-stakes placed New York homebred Andiamo a Firenze can carry on a family tradition by winning Saturday’s $150,000 Jerome for newly turned 3-year-olds going a one-turn mile at Aqueduct Racetrack. The Jerome, which will see its 152nd renewal, is a qualifying race […]

‘Great End To The Year’: Rice Takes Both Trainer, Owner Titles At Aqueduct Fall Meet

Linda Rice enjoyed a tremendous fall meet at Aqueduct, leading the way in both the trainer standings [20 wins] and owner standings [10 wins]. Rice, who posted a training record of 93-20-23-13, secured the eighth training title of her career and first since the 2020 Aqueduct winter meet. As leading owner at the 29-day fall […]

‘He’s Super’: Nine-Year-Old Drafted In Fine Fettle For 2023 Campaign

Dublin Fjord Stables, Racepoint Stables, Kevin D. Hilbert and Thomas E. O’Keefe’s multiple graded stakes-winning millionaire Drafted, who turned 9-years-old with the New Year, earned a 93 Beyer Speed Figure for his gutsy nose score in the Gravesend on Friday at Aqueduct Racetrack. Trained by David Duggan, the gray son of Field Commission will now […]

Forma, Of Seacoast Thoroughbreds Of New England, Enjoying Ride With NYSSS Great White Way Winner General Banker

Seacoast Thoroughbreds of New England owner John Forma’s relationship with prominent New York breeder and owner Joe McMahon came full circle Saturday as General Banker, a son of McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds stallion Central Banker, took the $500,000 NYSSS Great White Way for eligible state-sired juveniles sprinting seven furlongs at Aqueduct. The Great White Way was […]

Bob Coglianese Passes: NYRA Photographer’s Iconic Images Helped Define Racing’s Greatest Moments

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) on Saturday announced the passing of renowned track photographer Bob Coglianese, whose work from Belmont Park, Saratoga Race Course, and Aqueduct Racetrack, served as the standard of excellence in racing photography for a generation. Coglianese, who had been ill for several months after a fall requiring surgery, died […]

Double Pick 6 Carryover Of $84,991 Saturday At Aqueduct

Saturday’s 10-race card at Aqueduct Racetrack will feature a double Pick 6 carryover of $84,991 after the multi-race wager went unsolved for the second consecutive day on Friday’s nine-race program. The $1 Pick 6 returned $1,263.50 to bettors who selected 5-of-6 winners correctly. The sequence began in Race 4 with the Peter Chin-trained Acalteque [No. 3, […]

Vacation Dance, Les Bon Temps Headline $500,000 Weekend’s New York Stallion Series Races

Sleeping Giant Stables, America’s Pastime Stables and KimDon Racing’s graded stakes-placed Vacation Dance will vie for his second consecutive stakes score for trainer John Kimmel in Saturday’s $500,000 NYSSS Great White Way, a seven-furlong sprint for eligible New York-sired juveniles, at Aqueduct Racetrack. The Great White Way, carded as Race 9 on Saturday’s 10-race card, […]