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  • Liquor Cabinet Fully Stocked for Aqueduct 'Cap

    Liquor Cabinet may be a 6-year-old horse, but trainer Richard Dutrow Jr. believes the now-healthy son of Hennessy has better still to come. He'll face seven rivals in the $100,000 Aqueduct Handicap (gr. III) at 1 1/16 miles on the inner track Saturday.

  • Bandini and John Velazquez win the Skip Away Handicap on April 1.

    Pletcher Seeks Change of Luck in Met Mile

    Todd Pletcher's career has been filled with sparkling highlights, but the prestigious $600,000 Metropolitan Handicap (gr. I) has been a frustration to him. The two-time Eclipse Award-winning trainer sends out Bandini in Monday's renewal of the popular "Met Mile" at Belmont Park.

  • Don Six winning the Gravesend at Aqueduct this past December.

    Don Six the One to Catch in General George

    Speedy Don Six, a 5-year-old that trainer Scott Lake feels is good enough to win the 2005 Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), takes an important step in Monday's $200,000 General George Handicap (gr. II) at seven furlongs at Laurel Park.

  • Country Be Gold, ridden by Jose Espinoza, wins the the Aqueduct Handicap.

    Old Pro Country Be Gold Wins Aqueduct 'Cap

    Guided through a hole along the inside by jockey Jose Espinoza, 8-year-old Country Be Gold halted a seven-race losing streak Sunday, holding off favored Aggadan for a three-quarters of a length victory in the $110,300 Aqueduct Handicap (gr. III) at odds of 22-1.

  • Aggadan Top-Weighted in Saturday's Aqueduct Handicap

    Taking advantage of lucrative purses for Maryland-bred stakes races, trainer Richard Dutrow Jr. sent Aggadan to Pimlico for his last three races. But with the $100,000 Aqueduct Handicap (gr. III) to be run on Aggadan's home track at 1 1/16 miles, the 6-year-old horse will make his next start in that race Saturday.

  • Aggadan, ridden by Ariel Smith, wins the Jennings Handicap, Saturday at Pimlico.

    Win Machine Aggadan Takes Pimlico's Jennings

    Under jockey Ariel Smith, the 3-5 favorite Aggadan powered through an opening at the top of the lane and outstepped a determined Irish Colony to win the $100,000 Jennings Handicap for Maryland-breds Saturday at Pimlico.

  • Ernie Paragallo, announced plans to sell racing stock, broodmares.

    Paragallo to Sell Racing Stock, Broodmares

    Ernie Paragallo, whose Paraneck Stable has sent out numerous stakes horses over the past eight years, is selling all his horses, with the exception of his stallions, and hopes to have everything sold by the end of the year.

  • Ten Most Wanted Highlights NJC Field

    Ten Most Wanted, winner of the 2003 Illinois Derby (gr. II), Travers (gr. I), and Super Derby , will return to Hawthorne Race Course on Saturday in the $250,000 National Jockey Club Handicap (gr. III).

  • Well Fancied Leads Veteran Cast in Toboggan

    Six-year-old Well Fancied, who is coming off the biggest win of his career in the General George Handicap (gr. II) at Laurel Park Feb. 16, will tote highweight of 118 pounds in a field of 10 set for Saturday's $100,000 Toboggan Handicap (gr. III) at Aqueduct.

  • Millennium Dragon leads the field to the wire in the Appleton Handicap.

    Millennium Dragon Breathes Fire in Appleton

    Darley Stud Management's Millennium Dragon registered his first United States stakes triumph in Sunday's $150,000 Appleton Handicap (gr. III), turning back a relentless challenge from Political Attack for a 1 1/4-length victory at Gulfstream Park.

  • Kissin Saint, Peace Rules, New York Hero Arrive at Pimlico

    Kissin Saint, owned by Michael Rankowitz and Peter Karches, arrived at Pimlico at approximately 9:15 Thursday morning and Kentucky Derby third-place finisher Peace Rules arrived in the afternoon. With the arrival of New York Hero later in the day, seven contenders for Saturday's Preakness Stakes were on the grounds.

  • Preakness Contenders on the Track

    Three Churchill Downs-based contenders for Saturday's Preakness Stakes (gr. I) at Pimlico Race Course put in their final works on Tuesday morning at the Louisville oval.

  • Halo Homewrecker Heads Withers Field

    While the best three-year-olds in the country are running in the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, several up-and-comers in the one-mile Withers Stakes (gr. III) at Aqueduct could join the Visa Triple Crown trail later down the road.

  • Jockey Jerry Bailey rides Empire Maker to victory past Funny Cide in the 79th Wood Memorial.

    Empire Maker Proves He's Crown Worthy

    Juddmonte Farms' Empire Maker confirmed his credentials as this year's Kentucky Derby (gr. I) consensus choice with a calculated half-length victory in Saturday's $750,000 Wood Memorial (gr. I) in the mud at Aqueduct Park.

  • Wood, Carter Contenders Roll Into Aqueduct

    Empire Maker arrived Wednesday in New York, along with Aldebaran, Congaree, Senor Swinger, and others planning to battle Saturday in the Wood and the Carter.

  • Wood Memorial contender New York Hero, winning the Lane's End Stakes.

    Kissin Saint Added to Wood Mix as Other Contenders Work

    Paraneck Stable's New York Hero, scheduled to take on current Kentucky Derby favorite Empire Maker in Saturday's grade I, $750,000 Wood Memorial at nine furlongs, breezed five furlongs in :59 3/5 over Aqueduct's "fast" main track Monday morning.

  • Late Triple Crown nominee Buddy Gil, winning  the San Felipe.

    Buddy Gil, N.Y. Hero Among Late Triple Crown Nominees

    San Felipe Stakes (gr. II) winner Buddy Gil and Lane's End Stakes (gr. II) winner New York Hero were among eight additional 3-year-olds made eligible for the Visa Triple Crown during the late nomination period that ended Saturday.

  • New York Hero outlasts Eugene's Third Son (8) to win the Lane's End Stakes, Saturday at Turfway Park.

    Tenacious New York Hero Wins Lane's End

    Paraneck Stable's New York Hero's valiant win in the $500,000 Lane's End Stakes (gr. II) for 3-year-olds highlighted a five-stakes day at Turfway Park Saturday.

  • Colita, one of 11 entered in the Gotham Stakes.

    Cherokee's Boy Tops Gotham Field

    Headed by Cherokee's Boy, a field of 11 has been entered for Sunday's Gotham Stakes (gr. III) at Aqueduct, a traditional prep for the track's grade I Wood Memorial on April 12.