Seth Benzel, Todd Pletcher's New York assistant, will open a public racing stable of his own starting May 1.
Evening Attire and Ground Storm, the one-two finishers in the Aqueduct Handicap (gr. III), face off again Saturday in the Excelsior Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. III).
Ground Storm caught pacesetter Duckhorn in the stretch, then pulled away to a two-length victory in Saturday's $109,200 Stymie Handicap (gr. III) on the inner-track at Aqueduct.
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