Keyword: Talk's Cheap

  • Volponi Upsets Burning Roma in Pegasus

    Volponi sat patiently behind the dueling leaders and kicked home in the stretch to take the $250,000 Pegasus Handicap (gr. II) on Friday night at the Meadowlands.

  • Windrush Earns Half-Length Stymie Handicap Win

    Windrush remained undefeated for the year, winning his third straight race Saturday with a half-length victory in the $109,800 Stymie Handicap (gr. III) at Aqueduct. Ridden by Joe Bravo, Windrush wore down front-running Turnofthecentury in the final furlong of the race.

  • Boston Party, with jockey Norberto Arroyo Jr. riding, overtakes Talk's Cheap to win the Queens County Handicap at Aqueduct Saturday.

    Aqueduct Report: Boston Party Wins Stakes Debut

    Lenny Imperio employed his own brand of perseverance with Ann S. Fostock's Boston Party by saddling the 4-year-old 10 times, sans one added money appearance. Selecting the $83,900 Queens County for the Colonial Affair colt's stakes debut after a pair of swift one-turn allowance preps meant testing a field laden with considerable stakes experience.

  • Vision and Verse Favored in Contentious Meadowlands Cup

    Vision and Verse was installed Thursday as the 3-1 morning-line favorite for Saturday night's $400,000 Meadowlands Cup Handicap (gr. II). 10 horses are entered for the 1 1/8-mile Meadowlands feature, including Leave It to Beezer, the starting highweight at 117 pounds.

  • Valhol Preps for Meadowlands Cup with Bullet Work

    James Jackson's Valhol put in a bullet work at Colonial Downs Tuesday morning in preparation for Saturday night's $400,000 Meadowlands Cup (gr. II). The 4-year-old gelded son of Diazo will be making his second start since bone chip surgery following his third-place finish in the 1999 Ohio Derby (gr. II).

  • Garrett Gomez celebrates his Pacific Classic win aboard Skimming. Tiznow came home second.

    Skimming Assigned Highweight for Meadowlands Cup

    The Bobby Frankel-trained Skimming was assigned highweight of 122 pounds for the $400,000 Meadowlands Cup Handicap (gr. II), a pound more than Golden Missile and three more than Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Fusaichi Pegasus. Each of the three top weighted horses, however, are under consideration for other races.

  • Rize, under Jose Ferrer, draws off to a nine-length win in the Iselin Handicap at Monmouth Park.

    Rize Crushes Iselin Rivals

    Rize, the starting lightweight at 112 pounds, drew off through the Monmouth Park stretch to a nine-length win in the $350,000 Philip H. Iselin Handicap (gr. II).

  • Golden Missile Highweighted for Iselin

    Stronach Stable's Golden Missile, only considered a "possible" entrant for Sunday's $350,000 Philip H. Iselin Handicap (gr. II) at Monmouth Park, was assigned top weight of 121 pounds for the race. Ecton Park and Sir Bear are listed next at 118 pounds.