Melnyk Racing Stable's Indian Vale, who endured several false starts to begin her 5-year-old year, finally got back to the races Saturday afternoon and delivered a 5 1/2-length victory in the $104,800 Next Move Handicap (gr. III) for fillies and mares at nine furlongs on the Aqueduct inner track.
- Bay Mare
- Born 2002
- KY -Bred
|Trainer||James A. Jerkens|
|Jockey||Norberto Arroyo, Jr.|
|Owner||Birsh, Philip, S.|
|Breeder||Philip S. Birsh|
|Dina View Five-Cross Pedigree||Dynaformer||Roberto|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Idle Hour Farm, agent for Philip S. Birsh||($140,000)|
|Broodmare prospect||F. Stronach||Three Chimneys Sales, agent||$230,000|
|Broodmare||Adena Springs, agent||($120,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
Foiled twice before, Melnyk Racing Stables' Indian Vale looks like she will finally make her comeback in Saturday's $100,000 Next Move Handicap (gr. III) for fillies and mares at 1 1/8 miles at Aqueduct.
Philadelphia Park-based trainer Ramon Preciado seeks to add to his success in New York with Amber Note in Aqueduct's Rare Treat.
Two-time stakes winner Homerette has a chance to win her first open stakes race in Saturday's Affectionately Handicap at Aqueduct.
Hobeau Farm homebred Miss Shop rallied from last to win the $107,800 Turnback the Alarm Handicap (gr. III) for fillies and mares going away in a surprise at Aqueduct Saturday.