BELMONT PARK, Elmont, NY
|1||Friend Or Foe||Margin: 2½||TrueNicks: D||$60,000|
2007 | Chestnut Horse | Friends Lake - Unbridled Star, Unbridled
Sire: Friends Lake, Chestnut, 2001. Raced 2 years. 7 starts, 3 wins, $696,400. Lifetime: 180 yearlings sold, median $12,750.
Broodmare Sire: Unbridled, Bay, 1987.
|2||General Maximus||Margin: 1¾||TrueNicks: B+||$20,000|
2007 | Chestnut Ridgling | Freud - Modern Toughness, Good and Tough
Sire: Freud , Bay, 1998. Raced 2 years. 12 starts, 1 wins, $44,016. Lifetime: 143 yearlings sold, median $20,000.
Broodmare Sire: Good and Tough, Bay, 1995.
|3||Ibboyee||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A+||$10,000|
2007 | Bay Colt | Medallist - Expect Excellence, Pentelicus
Sire: Medallist , Dark Bay or Brown, 2001. Lifetime: 37 yearlings sold, median $4,700.
Broodmare Sire: Pentelicus, Bay, 1984. In 2009: 1.14 AEI.
Keeneland Association November 2012 Breeding Stock Sale, $2,000.
Fasig-Tipton New York Saratoga 2008 Pref Yearling Sale, $120,000.
Keeneland Association 2007 November Breeding Stock Sale, $35,000.
Scratched: Fenway Faithful.
A $250,000 bonus will be awarded to the connections of a horse that sweeps this year's Big Apple Triple, a series of races for New York-bred 3-year-olds at Belmont Park, Finger Lakes Racetrack, and Saratoga Race Course.Thursday, April 18, 2013
Sunrise Smarty took all the heat up front and still had just enough to hang on for a half-length win in the $100,000 Fall Highweight Handicap (gr. III) on Thanksgiving at Aqueduct.Thursday, November 24, 2011
The Thanksgiving Day Fall Highweight Handicap (gr. IIIT), the holiday feature at Aqueduct, drew a field of 10 older sprinters.Saturday, November 19, 2011
Chester and Mary Broman's Friend Or Foe, winner of last year's Empire Classic and the June 5 Easy Goer Stakes, both at Belmont Park, will likely will get some preventative time off due to a slight ankle issue.Monday, August 29, 2011
Tizway and Flat Out, the first two finishers in the Whitney Invitational Handicap (gr. I), appear headed for a rematch in the Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I) at Belmont Park Oct. 1.Sunday, August 07, 2011
Tizway picked up his second consecutive grade I victory Aug. 6 at Saratoga when he took over approaching the quarter-pole and breezed to an easy score in the $750,000 Whitney Invitational Handicap (gr. I).Saturday, August 06, 2011
Will a Rail Trip make a Mission Impazible for Friend Or Foe running Flat Out?Wednesday, August 03, 2011
The handicap division has taken its lumps this year for not being especially deep, but its competitive nature has led to one of the more intriguing recent editions of the $750,000 Whitney Handicap (gr. I), which drew 11.Wednesday, August 03, 2011
Young crowd jams the track on College Day.Saturday, July 30, 2011
Grade I winner Rail Trip made a favorable impression in his first start since the Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I) last fall, returning to Belmont Park June 5 with a strong runner-up finish behind Friend Or Foe in the Easy Goer.Sunday, June 05, 2011
This year's Met Mile features a deep field of 11. Can you predict the order of finish from first to last?Friday, May 27, 2011
Dogwood Stable's Aikenite took the grade II Churchill Downs Stakes by a nose over Apriority.Saturday, May 07, 2011
Smiling Tiger, making his first appearance under the Twin Spires since finishing third in last fall's Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), is the mild favorite in the $300,000 Churchill Downs Stakes (gr. II) May 7.Thursday, May 05, 2011
Turtle Bird Stable's Haynesfield, winner of the Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I) in 2010, has been honored as New York-bred Horse of the Year for the second year in a row.Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Heavily favored Friend Or Foe returned to the winner's circle at Belmont Park with a front-running stakes-record victory in the $200,000 Empire Classic for New York-breds, the centerpiece of New York Showcase Day Oct. 23.Saturday, October 23, 2010
Eleven state-bred Thoroughbreds will vie for the title of "Best of New York" Oct. 23 when they assemble for the $200,000 Empire Classic, the centerpiece of New York Showcase Day at Belmont Park.Thursday, October 21, 2010
Seven contenders for what appears will be a big field for the $1 million Travers (gr. I) had their final works Aug. 21 at both Saratoga and Churchill Downs.Saturday, August 21, 2010
Travers (gr. I) hopeful Friend Or Foe had his first work since a fourth-place finish in the Jim Dandy (gr. II), covering five furlongs on the Saratoga main track in 1:00.11 Aug. 13.Friday, August 13, 2010
A Little Warm outlasted 15-1 longshot Miner's Reserve to score his first graded stakes win under John Velazquez in the Jim Dandy Stakes (gr. II) July 31 at Saratoga.Saturday, July 31, 2010
Discreetly Mine, entering off an impressive graded sprint win last out, returns as the horse to beat in the $150,000 Amsterdam Stakes (gr. II) Aug. 2 at Saratoga.Friday, July 30, 2010
Richard Pell's Fly Down, who turned in a huge effort in the Belmont Stakes last out in his grade I debut, returns as the horse to beat in the $500,000 Jim Dandy Stakes (gr. II) July 31 at Saratoga.Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Fly Down, the Dwyer Stakes (gr. II) winner and Belmont Stakes (gr. I) runner-up, tuned up for Saturday's $500,000 Jim Dandy Stakes (gr. II) with a bullet half-mile move July 26 under jockey Jose Lezcano.Monday, July 26, 2010
Ibboyee is the 4-5 morning-line choice for the $150,000 New York Derby at Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack July 17.Friday, July 16, 2010
Although there were no grade I races in the this past weekend, we did kick off the second season for 3-year-olds in rousing fashion and caught an early glimpse of the possible European challengers for the Breeders' Cup.Monday, June 21, 2010
Friend Or Foe wore down pacesetter General Maximus and drew clear to win the $100,000 Mike Lee Stakes for New York-breds at Belmont Park on June 20.Sunday, June 20, 2010