Keyword: Richard Migliore

  • 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.

  • Volga Rolls to Victory in La Prevoyante

    Irish-bred Volga, racing in the finest form of her career, registered a convincing 2 3/4-length win Saturday in the $200,000 La Prevoyante Handicap (gr. IIT) over 1 1/2 miles on the turf at Calder Race Course.

  • Savedbythelight Shows Way in Ladies 'Cap

    Earle I. Mack's Savedbythelight ended a four-race losing streak and became a graded stakes winner in the process Saturday, winning the 134th running of the $112,100 Ladies Handicap (gr. III) by three lengths over Queen's Triomphe.

  • West Virginia Hangs On in Damon Runyon

    Favored West Virginia took the lead after a half-mile, then held of the stubborn Salty Character by a neck to win Wednesday's $83,675 Damon Runyon for 2-year-old New York breds at 1 1/16 mile on Aqueduct's sloppy inner track.

  • Quantum Merit Shows His Worth in NY Series

    Quantum Merit, West Virginia, Ma Femme and So Sweet a Cat registered victories in Sunday's New York Stallion Series, a four-race showcase for state-bred horses at Aqueduct.

  • Caught in the Rain by a Nostril in Athenia 'Cap

    Well-traveled Caught in the Rain rallied under jockey Richard Migliore to get a nostril in front in a three-nose win photo to take the $113,000 Athenia Handicap (gr. IIIT) for fillies and mares Saturday on the Aqueduct turf at 1 1/16 mile.

  • Randaroo Holds Off Shine Again in First Flight

    Randaroo, leading from the outset, held off the late charge of Shine Again to win the $150,000 First Flight Handicap (gr. II) on Breeders' Cup Saturday at Belmont Park.

  • Jerkens Hopes Shine Again Goes Out on Top

    Trainer Allen Jerkens is hoping that Shine Again can successfully defend her title in Saturday's $150,000 First Flight Handicap (gr. II) at Belmont Park and exit the track with one more graded stakes win to her impressive career record.

  • Third Time Charm for Volga's E.P. Taylor Win

    Volga, a mare with a history in the E.P. Taylor Stakes (Can-I), got the job done on her third try Sunday, winning the $750,000 turf test at Woodbine in a three-horse photo.

  • Finalists for 2004 Woolf Award Announced

    Robby Albarado, Gary Baze, Julie Krone, Randall Meier and Richard Migliore have been nominated for the 2004 George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award, Santa Anita Park announced this week.

  • House Party Doesn't Rattle Harmony Lodge

    Harmony Lodge and jockey Richard Migliore held off a late rally by favored House Party and stubborn Slews Final Answer on Sunday afternoon to win the $150,000 Gallant Bloom Handicap (gr. II) for fillies and mares at 6 1/2 furlongs by a half-length.

  • Lunar Sovereign Shoots to Man o'War Win

    Darley Stable's Lunar Sovereign, guided by Richard Migliore, unleashed an explosive move while wide on the final turn and rolled on to a 2 3/4-length win in the $500,000 Man o'War (gr. IT) at Belmont Park Saturday.

  • Longshot Harmony Lodge (right) hangs on for gutsy upset in the Ballerina, Sunday at Saratoga.

    Harmony Lodge Holds On for Ballerina Upset

    Eugene and Laura Melnyk's Harmony Lodge, at 12-1 the longest shot on the board, set an easy pace and had just enough to hold off the fierce late charge of Shine Again by a nose in the $250,000 Ballerina Handicap (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course Sunday.

  • Trademark Stamps Out 2nd Saratoga Turf Win

    Favored Trademark captured his second graded stakes race in the United States this year as jockey Richard Migliore guided the South African runner through a seam between horses in the stretch en route to an easy win in Saturday's $200,000 Fourstardave Handicap (gr. IIT) at Saratoga.

  • Rains Force Cancelation, Delay at Saratoga

    The third race at Saratoga was canceled and racing was delayed for more than an hour due to an early afternoon rainstorm that pounded Saratoga Race Course on Sunday.

  • Trademark captures the Bernard Baruch Friday at Saratoga.

    Trademark Takes Bernard Baruch

    Finding a hole off the rail just after turning for home, Trademark showed a devastating kick while rallying to win the 45th running of the Bernard Baruch Handicap (gr. IIT) at Saratoga Friday.

  • Sands Point Switch Turns On Savedbythelight

    Days of rain forced the $114,600 Sands Point Stakes off the water-logged Belmont Park turf Sunday and enabled main-track-only Savedbythelight to draw off and win the depleted 1 1/8-mile Father's Day stakes race in 1:49 on a fast track.

  • Iron Deputy captures The Brooklyn stakes, Saturday at Belmont Park.

    Speedy Iron Deputy Takes Stormy Brooklyn

    Iron Deputy, the least-heralded of the five runners in Saturday's $250,000 Brooklyn Handicap (gr. II), used a big break in the weights and his own speed to score a front-running 2 ½-length victory in the nine-furlong race.

  • Migliore to Substitute in All-Star Jockey Bill

    Richard Migliore, winner of more than 3,700 races and twice the leading rider in New York, will compete in the June 20 NTRA All-Star Jockey Championship at Lone Star Park. "The Mig" was named to replace fellow New York rider John Velazquez, who could not participate due to a prior commitment.

  • Shawklit Mint wins fourth in a row.

    Shawklit Mint Wins 4th Straight in Vagrancy

    Flatbird Stable's Shawklit Mint surprised her two opponents in Sunday's $136,500 Vagrancy Handicap (gr. III) at muddy Belmont Park with a front-running 1 3/4-length victory, the 4-year-old filly's fourth straight win this year.

  • Alert Helpers Save Maiden From Injury at Belmont

    Joseph Giogrio's Stormy Journey, a 3-year-old maiden making his debut in Belmont Park's fourth race Satuday, flipped in the tunnel before the race and became lodged between a retaining rail and the clubhouse wall. But a team of helpers headed by the New York Racing Association's Chief Examining Veterinarian Dr. Celeste Kunz extricated the colt.

  • Cooksey Among Nominees for Venezia Award

    Jockey Patricia Cooksey, the all-time leading female rider at Churchill Downs, has been named as a finalist for the New York Racing Association's (NYRA) 2003 Mike Venezia Award, which goes to riders who "exemplify extraordinary sportsmanship and citizenship."

  • Cyber Secrets cruises to victory in the Cicada Saturday at Aqueduct.

    Cyber Secret Provides Answer in Cicada Sprint

    Cyber Secret and Shaun Bridgmohan took the lead into the home stretch and drew off to win the $108,300 Cicada Stakes (gr. III) by 4½ lengths on a Saturday at Aqueduct.

  • Roar Emotion Heads Cicada Stakes Field

    Joseph Allen's Roar Emotion, winner of the Demoiselle Stakes (gr. II) at Aqueduct on Nov. 30, heads a field of six entered for Saturday's $100,000 Cicada Stakes (gr. III) for 3-year-old filles at the Big A.

  • Shawklit Mint Gets First Stakes Score

    Flatbird Stable's Shawklit Mint found herself with the right pace scenario on her favorite track and managed to score her first stakes victory in the Broadway Handicap Saturday afternoon at Aqueduct.

  • Captain Red Sets Inner Track Record at Big A

    Captain Red won the $54,000 allowance feature at Aqueduct on Wednesday in a record six-furlong time of 1:07 4/5 for the inner track, breaking the previous mark by 3/5 of a second.

  • Ladyecho captures The Dearly Precious Stakes at Aqueduct.

    Ladyecho Charges to Dearly Precious Win

    Charlotte C. Polin's Ladyecho, making her first start on Aqueduct's inner dirt track, rallied from off the pace Saturday to catch front-running Lizzy Cool in the $81,825 Dearly Precious Stakes fo 3-year-old filles at Aqueduct.

  • General George Draws Affirmed Success

    Grade I winners Affirmed Success and D'wildcat headline a field of 12 for Monday's $200,000 General George Handicap (gr. II) at Laurel.

  • Here and There

    Terry Meyocks honored by New York Press Photographers...Richard Migliore to be recognized by Association for the Help of Retarded Children.

  • Migliore to Receive Thurman Munson Award

    Jockey Richard Migliore will receive the Thurman Munson Award from the Association for the Help of Retarded Children at the 23rd annual Thurman Munson Awards Dinner on Feb. 4 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York.

  • Alysweep Runs Down 'Jim at Aqueduct

    Michael Dubb's Alysweep overcame an early slip, sweeping outside of favored Philadelphia Jim and drawing off to a 1 ½-length victory in the $79,800 Fred "Cappy" Capossela for 3-year-olds Monday at Aqueduct.

  • Snake Mountain Wins 4th Straight in Aqueduct

    Snake Mountain caught front-running stablemate Voodoo at the quarter pole and went on to a 7 ½-length victory over Ground Storm in the 84th running of the $107,400 Aqueduct Handicap (gr. III) at 1 1/16 mile Saturday.

  • Affirmed Success won an allowance race at Aqueduct on Friday.

    Affirmed Success Back to Work at Aqueduct

    Albert Fried's Affirmed Success, returning from a six-month layoff, began his 9-year-old season at Aqueduct on Friday afternoon with a one-length victory in the featured $54,000 allowance race at six furlongs.

  • Silver Squire Heads Huntington Cast

    Though trainer John Kimmel thinks his Silver Squire will eventually compete at longer distances, he's keeping the son of Silver Ghost in a sprint race, Sunday's Huntington Stakes at Aqueduct.

  • Svea Dahl Romps as Field Snoozes Through 'Alarm'

    Roddy Valente's Svea Dahl scored an easy four-length gate-to-wire victory over Mystic Lady in the $100,000 Turnback the Alarm Handicap (gr. III) over 1 1/8 mile on a fast track at Aqueduct Sunday.

  • Gander Holds On for Empire Classic Victory

    Scoring another win for the older generation at Belmont Park Saturday, Gastas Stable's 6-year-old Gander powered to a half-length victory in the 28th running of the $250,000 Empire Classic Saturday.

  • Five Riders Nominated for George Woolf Award

    Robert Colton, David Flores, Richard Migliore, Mario Pino and Edgar Prado have been nominated for the 2003 George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award, Santa Anita Park announced.

  • Ibn Al Haitham, kept turf record intact with Saranac victory.

    Ibn Al Haitham Finds Home On Saratoga Turf

    Ibn Al Haitham, eight times a loser as a maiden on dirt, won his second straight race on the Saratoga turf, taking the $100,000 Saranac Handicap (gr. III) for 3-year-olds at 1 3/16 miles on closing day Monday.