Keyword: Gotham Stakes

  • J Boys Echo comes home strong to win the Gotham

    J Boys Echo Blitzes to Gotham Score

    Trainer Dale Romans has been persistent in his pursuit of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), and his chance at this year's edition just snapped into focus thanks to Albaugh Family Stable's J Boys Echo.

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    Litfin: Gulfstream to Serve Up Deep Card March 4

    The Road to the Kentucky Derby continues to heat up with two more 85-point qualifying races March 4 when the Gotham (G3) is run at Aqueduct Racetrack, and the Xpressbet Fountain of Youth (G2) caps a sensational card at Gulfstream Park.

  • El Areeb completes a breeze Feb. 26 at Laurel Park.

    El Areeb Carries Four-Race Win Streak Into Gotham

    After delivering dominating victories in his first two starts this season in graded stakes at Aqueduct Racetrack, El Areeb will return to the New York oval March 4 to try to continue that good form in the $300,000 Gotham Stakes (G3).

  • El Areeb works at Laurel Park Feb. 26

    El Areeb Sharp in Five-Furlong Workout

    M M G Stables' multiple grade 3 winner El Areeb signaled his readiness for the $350,000 Gotham Stakes (G3) March 4 at Aqueduct Racetrack with a sharp five-furlong breeze over Laurel Park's main track Feb. 26.

  • El Areeb winning the Feb. 4 Withers Stakes at Aqueduct

    Florida Derby in Play for El Areeb

    Add the $1 million Florida Derby (G1) April 1 at Gulfstream Park to the list of Triple Crown preps being considered for M M G Stables' impressive 3-year-old El Areeb, a winner of his last four races including back-to-back graded stakes.

  • That Handicapping Show: Gotham Stakes

    Claire Novak, Tom LaMarra, and Ellis Starr handicap the Gotham Stakes which is a Kentucky Derby prep race worth 50 points. Sponsored by Equibase

  • That Handicapping Show: Gotham Stakes

    Claire Novak, Tom LaMarra, and Ellis Starr handicap the Gotham Stakes which is a Kentucky Derby prep race worth 50 points. Sponsored by Equibase

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    New Shooters Await Sunny Ridge in Gotham

    Some 3-year-olds who have shown potential will take aim at a breakthrough victory in the Gotham Stakes March 5 at Aqueduct Racetrack but the promise of those 3-year-olds will be tested by Sunny Ridge.

  • Sunny Ridge wins the 2016 Withers Stakes.

    Gotham No Sure Derby Path for Sunny Ridge

    The Triple Crown grind goes against Jason Servis' preference for giving his horses ample recovery time, and even though he's running the Withers (gr. III) winner in the Gotham, a Kentucky Derby (gr. I) run is no sure thing.

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    Lopez Lets El Kabeir Be 'The Boss'

    The veteran reinsman has already developed a great rapport with the Florida-bred son of Scat Daddy, who is pointing for the March 7 Gotham (gr. II) and has become very special at this point in Lopez's career.

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    El Kabeir Breezes for Gotham

    Multiple graded stakes winner El Kabeir, most recently second in the Withers (gr. II), had his final serious work March 1 at Belmont Park for the $400,000 Gotham (gr. III) March 7 at Aqueduct Racetrack.

  • And They're Off: Spring Training Edition 2014

    Lenny Shulman and Steve Haskin examine the Santa Anita Handicap field, the history and memorable horses. Steve and Lenny recap the Gotham Stakes, rivalries, Del Mar's dirt and interview trainer Nick Zito about Spot.

  • And They're Off: Spring Training Edition 2014

    Lenny Shulman and Steve Haskin examine the Santa Anita Handicap field, the history and memorable horses. Lenny asks if D. Wayne Lukas has ever ventured to the Big Cap before?  Steve and Lenny recap the Gotham Stakes and rivalries. The duo interview trainer Nick Zito about Spot and Spot's connections. Finally Lenny expands on the Del Mar track returning to dirt.

  • That Handicapping Show: Gotham Stakes

    Claire Novak and Frank Angst handicap the talented field of the Gotham Stakes. A Kentucky Derby points race with serious contenders, it includes a rematch of Uncle Sigh and Samraat.

  • That Handicapping Show: Gotham Stakes

    Claire Novak and Frank Angst handicap the talented field of the Gotham Stakes. A Kentucky Derby points race with serious contenders, including a rematch of Uncle Sigh and Samraat. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Gotham Stakes.

  • Supporting Cast May Overshadow Stars

    Samraat, Uncle Sigh, and Havana are among the box-office stars entered to race in this week's Gotham Stakes (gr. III) and Swale Stakes (gr. II). But could they be overshadowed by the supporting cast?

  • Downey: New York Big Two Back in Gotham

    Two horses have dominated the New York scene this winter, and now they look to validate their form against new blood in the Gotham Stakes.

  • Samraat won the 2014 Withers Stakes. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/35724761_2vdnSX#!i=3053659410&k=SZWjdZg">Order This Photo</a>

    Samraat, Uncle Sigh to Meet Again in Gotham

    Four weeks after a memorable stretch drive in which Samraat just held off Uncle Sigh in the Withers Stakes (gr. III) at Aqueduct Racetrack, those two rivals will hook up again in the Gotham Stakes (gr. II) March 1.

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    Honor Code to Skip Fountain of Youth

    Grade II winner Honor Code is unlikely to contest the Feb. 22 Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. II) at Gulfstream Park, but could target the March 1 Gotham (gr. III) at Aqueduct.

  • And They're Off: March Madness Edition

    Steve Haskin and Lenny Shulman discuss throwback horses after Comma to the Top's recent efforts, Salix in the Breeders' Cup, Vyjack, and recent events.

  • Vyjack rolls home to win the Gotham Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2389400967&k=8SpmZnk">Order This Photo</a>

    Vyjack Makes Big Impact With Late Gotham Run

    Pick Six Racing's Vyjack remained unbeaten in four starts and proceeded on the road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) with an impressive late run March 2 in the $400,000 Gotham Stakes at Aqueduct.