Keyword: Pocus Hocus

  • Pace Could Undo Capeside Lady in 'Alarm

    A filly whose victories have all come when she is on or near the lead, Madcapt Stable's Capeside Lady faces a difficult task in the $100,000 Turnback the Alarm Handicap (gr. III) Saturday at Aqueduct Park, when she'll have serious pace rivals to deal with.

  • Sightseek continues Belmont success with stunning victory in Sunday's Ruffian Handicap.

    Sightseek Shows No Mercy in Ruffian

    Juddmonte Farms' Sightseek moved to the front on the outside of her rivals at the quarter pole and blasted away from the field for an 11 1/4-length victory in Sunday's $300,000 Ruffian Handicap (gr. I), her fourth grade I win at Belmont Park.

  • Bare Necessities Heads Molly Pitcher Rivals

    Bare Necessities, the starting highweight at 119 pounds, will be favored in Sunday's $300,000 Molly Pitcher Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. II) for fillies and mares at Monmouth Park, but she will not have an easy time of it.

  • Pocus Hocus Gains Focus Just in Time

    Susan and John Moore's Pocus Hocus wore down pacesetter Chrusciki in the final strides to capture the $70,000 Monmouth Beach Stakes at Monmouth Park on Sunday by a head.

  • Randaroo takes third straight graded stakes with Top Flight victory, Friday at Aqueduct.

    Randaroo Confident Winner of Top Flight

    Joseph Allen's overlooked Randaroo won her third straight graded stakes race since Kiaran McLaughlin assumed conditioning duties, taking the $150,000 Top Flight Handicap (gr. II) for fillies and mares at Aqueduct Friday.

  • Pocus Hocus comes from behind to win the Alarm, Saturday at Aqueduct.

    Pocus Hocus Changes Tactics, Takes 'Alarm

    Because Pocus Hocus has a bad habit of waiting on other horses when she gets the lead, trainer Jimmy Jerkens and jockey Jose Santos allowed her to play catch up in Saturday's $107,500 Turnback The Alarm Handicap (gr. III). The result was a resounding 5 ¼-length victory at Aqueduct.

  • She's Got the Beat May Benefit from Speed Duel

    With speedy Miss Linda breaking from the rail and need-the-lead Pocus Hocus to her outside, the $100,000 Turnback the Alarm at 1 1/8-miles on Saturday at Belmont Park, should set up nicely for She's Got the Beat, who will attempt to win her first graded stakes.

  • Ellie's Moment Takes Big A's Rare Treat

    John and Joan Phillips' Ellie's Moment opened her 2003 campaign Wednesday by running down favored front-runner Pocus Hocus to win the $77,075 Rare Treat Handicap for fillies and mares at Aqueduct Park.

  • Zonk, won Affectionately for second straight year.

    Zonk Repeats in Big A's Affectionately

    Fox Hill Farm's favored Zonk allowed Pocus Hocus and With Ability to duel themselves out of contention, then came with an uncontested rally to post a four-length victory in Saturday's $109,600 Affectionately Handicap (gr. III) for fillies and mares at 1 1/16 mile on the Aqueduct inner dirt track.

  • Zonk Seeks Affectionately Repeat

    Zonk is the 118-pound highweight as she seeks to defend her title in the Affectionately Handicap, the first graded race of the year in New York.