Horse racing notes: Shuffling Belmont schedule a full-time job

Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014
On the heels of last Friday’s announcement of a blockbuster infusion of stakes on Belmont Day, the New York Racing Association has revamped the rest of the Belmont Park spring/summer meet.

Horse racing: Intense Holiday draws outside post

Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014
This seems like a good time of year to be at the equator.
Starlight Racing always finds itself at one pole or the other, though.

Caixa Eletronica killed in freak accident

Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014
New York lost one of its most popular horses last Saturday morning when Caixa Eletronica was one of two horses killed in a freak col­lision on the Belmont Park training track.

Horse racing notes: Jacobson notches 160th winner

Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013
With 22 horses entered at Aqueduct today and Sunday, trainer David Jacobson had a loaded hand to break the New York Racing Association record for victories in a year.

Horse racing notes: Samraat ready to step up

Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013
If there was any question whether Samraat should try to tackle open company, he destroyed it on Wednesday with a 16 3⁄4-length romp in the $100,000 Damon Runyon at Aqueduct.

Horse racing: Prioress, Sanford stakes at Saratoga downgraded

Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013
The American Graded Stakes Committee of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association released its list of stakes for 2014 on Friday.

Horse racing: Aqueduct serving up a hearty holiday feast

Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013
Some people think the leftovers are just as tasty as the main Thanksgiving meal.
That seems to be the case at Aqueduct today, which will serve up a terrific post-Breeders’ Cup card featuring a star-studded Grade I Cigar Mile.

Horse racing: Game On Dude gets high weight for Clark

Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013
Game On Dude, whose Horse of the Year chances were hurt by a ninth in the Breeders’ Cup Classic, has been assigned highweight of 126 pounds by racing secretary Ben Huffman for next Friday’s Grade I Clark Handicap at Churchill Downs.

Horse racing notes: Two BC champions join Cigar Mile field

Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013
The Breeders’ Cup is long over, but a purse incentive appears to have performed its duty and created a Breeders’ Cup-caliber field for the Grade I Cigar Mile at Aqueduct on Nov. 30.

Horse racing: Travers winner might get one more chance

Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013
Unlike most of the Breeders’ Cup horses, Travers winner Will Take Charge might not be done for the year.

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