Keyword: Mike Hushion

  • Mike Hushion with Artemis Agrotera after her 2014 victory in the grade 1 Ballerina Stakes

    Hushion Ready to Bid Farewell to Training Days

    Trainer Mike Hushion, a respected mainstay on the New York Racing Association circuit, will bring the curtain down on nearly five decades of horse racing with his final two entries, Jupiter Rising and Voodoo Song, at Belmont Park July 16.

  • Mike Hushion with Artemis Agrotera

    Mike Hushion Back Where He Belongs

    A year after he was diagnosed with acute promyeloctic leukemia, Mike Hushion is back where he belongs -- training horses like grade I winner Princess Violet, who runs in the Feb. 13 Barabara Fritchie (gr. II).

  • Artemis Agrotera<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-7wShZ4J">Order This Photo</a>

    Artemis Agrotera May Return in Breeders' Cup

    After Artemis Agrotera breezed a sharp five furlongs in :59.11 from the gate at Belmont Park, trainer Mike Hushion said it's possible the filly would make her first start in a year in the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint.

  • Final Chapter<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-6xssq4t">Order This Photo</a>

    Nerud 3-Year-Old Wins Again at Big A

    Final Chapter, a 3-year-old homebred for 102-year-old John Nerud, has emerged as a potential stakes horse after beating winners for the first time Feb. 26, winning by six widening lengths in a razor-sharp 1:11.

  • Captain Serious takes on 10 in the Fall Highweight Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-8xkg6zg">Order This Photo</a>

    Captain Serious on Toes for Fall Highweight

    Named after Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews, Captain Serious looks to stuff his competition in the $300,000 Fall Highweight Handicap (gr. III) Nov. 27 at Aqueduct Racetrack.

  • Effinex goes by So Lonesome to take the Empire Classic.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-jFB9MRB">Order This Photo</a>

    Effinex Pulls Upset in Rich Empire Classic

    Effinex pulled the upset Oct. 18 in the $300,000 Empire Classic, reeling in pacesetter So Lonesome to score at odds of 17-1 on Empire Showcase Day, the card for New York-breds at Belmont Park.

  • Artemis Agrotera (outside) catches La Verdad late to win the Gallant Bloom.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-gH5kZQx">Order This Photo</a>

    Artemis Agrotera Gets Up to Win Gallant Bloom

    Needing the entire length of Belmont Park's sandy stretch, heavily favored Artemis Agrotera got up to nail La Verdad on the wire to take the Gallant Bloom Handicap (gr. II) by a head.

  • Artemis Agrotera won the Ballerina by 6 1/2 lengths on Aug. 23.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-cr5djK4">Order This Photo</a>

    Artemis Agrotera Heads Gallant Bloom

    Chester and Mary Broman's Ballerina Stakes (gr. I) winner Artemis Agrotera will face five rivals as she looks to continue her winning ways in the $300,000 Gallant Bloom Handicap (gr. II) Sept. 20 at Belmont Park.

  • Caixa Eletronica won the 2012 Fall Highweight by four lengths.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2231147431&k=JfsvKh8">Order This Photo</a>

    Caixa Eletronica to Defend Fall Highweight

    Repole Stable's hard-knocking Caixa Eletronica lines up with seven others at Aqueduct Racetrack for a title defense in the $300,000 Fall Highweight Handicap (gr. III) on Nov. 28, Thanksgiving Day.

  • Artemis Agrotera Fires Bullet at Belmont

    Chester and Mary Broman's Artemis Agrotera worked a half in a bullet :46.77 at Belmont Park Oct. 18. The Frizette Stakes (gr. I) winner is being prepared for a run at the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I).

  • Amberjack rolls to victory in the New York Derby.

    NY Derby Goes Swimmingly for Amberjack

    The 3-year-old son of Indygo Shiner skipped away in the slop at Finger Lakes July 20 to take home the second leg of the Big Apple Triple for John Fort's Peachtree Stable and trainer Mike Hushion.

  • Mike Lee Stakes winner Amberjack<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2548187890&k=kjNL69N">Order This Photo</a>

    Amberjack Tops New York Derby Lineup

    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.

  • The Lumber Guy
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    The Lumber Guy Dominates NY-Bred Awards

    The Lumber Guy, a finalist for the 2012 Eclipse Award for male sprinter, was named New York horse of the year, champion 3-year-old male, and champion male sprinter during the NYTB awards banquet April 15.

  • Nicole H wins her third Interborough Stakes at Aqueduct.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2299589978&k=9BM7jQK">Order This Photo</a>

    Nicole H Wins Interborough for Third Time

    Nicole H pulled clear through the stretch to become the first mare to win three consecutive editions of the $75,000 Interborough at Aqueduct Jan. 1. On the undercard, Arena Elvira won the $75,000 Ladies' Handicap.

  • Nicole H won the Interborough Handicap in 2011 and 2012 (shown).

    Nicole H Seeks Interborough Three-Peat

    At age 6, Nicole H will try to become the first mare to post three consecutive victories in the $75,000 Interborough Handicap. She faces seven others in the six-furlong event at Aqueduct Racetrack on New Year's Day.

  • My Wandy's Girl won the Pentelis Stakes on Nov. 15.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2229687487&k=PmHtqpR">Order This Photo</a>

    My Wandy's Girl Wheels Back in Gazelle

    Nine days after My Wandy's Girl won the Pentelis Stakes in her introduction to racing in the continental 48 states, her connections will wheel her back for a stiffer test -- the $350,000 Gazelle Stakes.

  • The Lumber Guy rolls home in the Vosburgh.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2117659173&k=Pr2HcjK">Order This Photo</a>

    The Lumber Guy Lays It Down in Vosburgh

    Barry Schwartz's homebred The Lumber Guy rallies from just off the pace to win the six-furlong Vosburgh Invitational Stakes (gr. I) Sept. 29 at Belmont in his first start since mid-May.

  • The Lumber Guy

    The Lumber Guy Wears Patch for Wood Drill

    Undefeated The Lumber Guy, recently outfitted with a patch for a quarter crack, zipped five furlongs in 1:01 3/5 March 25 over the training track at Belmont Park in preparation for the Wood Memorial (gr. I).

  • Duke of Mischief

    Duke of Mischief Tops Among Whitney Workers

    Alex Lieblong's Duke of Mischief topped the list of horses working at Saratoga on the morning of July 31 for the $750,000 Whitney Invitational (gr. I), turning in a bullet half-mile breeze over the main track in :46.88.

  • J P's Gusto dominates the Red Legend Stakes at Charles Town.

    J P's Gusto Gets Back on Track in Red Legend

    GEM Inc.'s J P's Gusto, who hadn't won a race since the grade I Del Mar Futurity last September, signaled his fondness for sprinting with a blowout victory in the $400,000 Red Legend Stakes at Charles Town June 18.

  • Pace Could Favor Nothing But Fun in Vagrancy

    The off-the-pace running style of Barry K. Schwartz's Nothing But Fun should suit her well when she faces five speedier sorts in Sunday's $150,000 Vagrancy Handicap (gr. II) for fillies and mares going 6 1/2 furlongs at Belmont Park.

  • Stretch-Out Successful for Great Intentions

    Barry K. Schwartz' front-running Great Intentions, supplemented to Saturday's $70,590 Affectionately Handicap for a cost of $650, put away Bobcat Greeley on the turn and then held off Homerette and Victory Pool for a neck victory in the 1 1/16-mile event for fillies and mares on Aqueduct's inner dirt track.

  • Great Intentions Cooks Gallant Bloom Rivals

    Barry K. Schwartz's Great Intentions skewered Win McCool in a speed duel, then kicked on for four-length victory in the $150,000 Gallant Bloom Handicap (gr. II) for fillies and mares over 6 1/2 furlongs at Belmont Park Sunday.

  • Great Intentions Fulfills First Flight Aspirations

    A relaxed Great Intentions settled just behind a speed duel and rallied for a three-length victory in the $150,000 First Flight Handicap (gr. II) for fillies and mares at seven furlongs at Belmont Park Sunday.

  • Uncle Camie Storms to Bold Ruler Victory

    Trainer Scott Lake's lofty plans for Don Six took a temporary detour Saturday afternoon as the 3-5 favorite burned himself out in the lane, allowing Uncle Camie to storm by for a 2 ¾-length victory $106,600 Bold Ruler Handicap (gr. III) for 3-year-olds and up at six furlongs.

  • Bossanova Euthanized After Hollie Hughes Fall

    Lorraine and Rod Rodriguez's Bossanova, winner of the Fall Weight Handicap (gr. III) in November, was euthanized Sunday after fracturing both sesamoid bones of his right foreleg during the stretch run of the $81,675 Hollie Hughes Handicap at Aqueduct.