Cherokee's Boy Tops Gotham Field
Date Posted: 3/14/2003 5:59:14 PM
Last Updated: 3/15/2003 6:30:12 PM
Headed by Cherokee's Boy, a field of 11 has been entered for Sunday's Gotham Stakes (gr. III) at Aqueduct, a traditional prep for the track's grade I Wood Memorial on April 12.Since racing at Aqueduct is still on the inner track due to inclement weather that has impacted the main track, the Gotham will be run at 1-mile-and-70-yards around two turns. It was initially scheduled for 1 mile around one turn on the main track.Maryland-based Cherokee's Boy, a multiple stakes winner with earnings of more than $309,00, is seeking his third consecutive victory in the Gotham.The field, in post position order (with jockeys and weight), for the Gotham, which will be shown live on ESPN2 beginning at 4:30 p.m. (Eastern), is:1--Midnight Charlie, Heberto Castillo Jr., 116
Colita, one of 11 entered in the Gotham Stakes.
2--Grey Comet, Aaron Gryder, 120
3--Alysweep, Richard Migliore, 120
4--Mustbeinthefrontrow, C. C. Lopez, 116
5--Spite the Devil, Mike Luzzi, 116
6--Torre and Zim, Norberto Arroyo Jr., 116
7--Max Forever, Javier Castellano, 116
8--Colita, Jorge Chavez, 116
9--Gimmeawink, Tony Black, 120
10--New York Hero, Luis Castillo, 116
11--Cherokee's Boy, Ryan Fogelsonger, 120
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