West Point Thoroughbreds has retired multiple stakes winner Awesome Vision and the 6-year-old son of Awesome Again is entered in the Retired Racehorse Project's Thoroughbred Makeover.
Saratoga Snacks, owned by Hall of Fame football coach Bill Parcells, took the lead coming into the stretch and held on tenaciously to capture the $250,000 Empire Classic Handicap Oct. 19 at Belmont Park.
Chad Brown-trained gelding is looking for his eighth consecutive win in the featured $250,000 New York-bred event Oct. 19 at Belmont Park.
Mike Lee Stakes winner Amberjack looks to take the next leg of the Big Apple Triple in the $150,000 New York Derby July 20 at Finger Lakes, the $250,000 bonus for the three-race series still within his reach.
New York Showcase Day June 1 at Belmont Park features eight stakes on a 10-race card restricted to New York-breds, with a variety of familiar contenders running for $850,000 in purses.
Three grade I winners--To Honor and Serve, Jersey Town, and Boys at Tosconova--headline the $150,000 Westchester (gr. III) April 28, the first of 35 stakes at Belmont Park's 2012 spring/summer meet.
Three of the top four finishers of last month's Sam Davis are back for the $350,000 Tampa Bay Derby (gr. II), but it's a Todd Pletcher trained horse--go figure--making his stakes debut who will likely be favored.
Who will win the Peter Pan Stakes (gr. II), and who will finish last? Will Joe Vann produce a Bold Deed, and say Adios Charlie? Or is it time for a Tap Attack from Beer Meister? Predict the Order
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Awesome Vision||Thomas Albertrani||
|Bold Deed||Michael S. Ferraro||
|Five Freedoms||Daniel H. Conway, Jr.||
|Fox Rules||David A. Cannizzo||
|Moneyinyour Pocket||Charlton Baker||
|No Mine||Michael S. Ferraro||
|Peter's Project||Michael S. Ferraro||
|Talk Therapy||Chris J. Englehart||
|Tequila Hero||Michael A. LeCesse||
Upcoming Stakes Entries
|Island Fashion S.||SUN|
|Mine That Bird Derby||SUN|
|Mardi Gras S.||FG|