Kharafa had a an ideal trip to comfortably win the $125,000 Kingston Stakes from familiar rival Lubash May 31 at Belmont Park.
La Verdad seeks her first win beyond six furlongs as she heads a group of nine New York-bred fillies and mares in the $200,000 Critical Eye at one mile. Earlier on the card, Flipcup heads $125,000 Bouwerie.
New York Showcase Day June 1 at Belmont Park features eight stakes on a 10-race card restricted to New York-breds, with a variety of familiar contenders running for $850,000 in purses.
New York-bred Sunny Desert will put her six-race win streak on the line when she tries to grab the first graded stakes victory of her career March 2 in the $200,000 Top Flight Handicap (gr. II) at Aqueduct Racetrack.
Favorites swept the New York Stallion Series stakes Nov. 14 at Aqueduct as Sportswriter took the $100,000 Thunder Rumble and Sunny Desert overcame a troubled start to win the $100,000 Staten Island for fillies and mares.
Sportswriter will try to win his first NYSS on the dirt when he competes in the $100,000 Thunder Rumble at Aqueduct Racetrack, while Sunny Desert heads the $100,000 Staten Island for females Nov. 14.
A field of nine, including the 3-year-old filly Haldane, will contest the 1 1/8-mile event in which 5-year-old Lunar Victory is the 8-5 favorite to pick up his fifth win in six 2012 starts for Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Haldane||Sal Iorio, Jr.||
|Jitney||John O. Hertler||
|Lady On the Run||John Morrison||
|Mah Jong Maddnes||John Morrison||
|Sunny Desert||Bruce N. Levine||
More Race Results
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- On this Date
|Race 1 (MSW) at AQU on 3/28/15|
|Race 8 (ALW) at AQU on 3/28/15|
|Race 6 (MSW) at AQU on 3/28/15|
|Race 2 (MCL) at AQU on 3/28/15|
|Race 8 (AOC) at AQU on 3/27/15|
Upcoming Stakes Entries
|Cutler Bay S.||GP|
|Transylvania S. (gr. IIIT)||KEE|
|Madison S. (gr. I)||KEE|
|Commonwealth S. (gr. III)||KEE|
|Shakertown S. (gr. IIIT)||KEE|