A deep field of a dozen distaffers will sprint 6 1/2 furlongs for a $400,000 pot in the Sept. 8 Presque Isle Downs Masters Stakes (gr. II).
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.
Heavily favored Friend Or Foe returned to the winner's circle at Belmont Park with a front-running stakes-record victory in the $200,000 Empire Classic for New York-breds, the centerpiece of New York Showcase Day Oct. 23.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Capella Dancer||Michael S. Ferraro||
|Floating Alone||Glenroy Brown||
|Lady On the Run||John Morrison||
|Lady Vi||Rudy R. Rodriguez||
|Princess Phoebe||Jeremiah C. Englehart||
|Saltamontes||Jeremiah C. Englehart||
|Sentimental Lass||H. James Bond||
|Sing Dixie Sing||Jason Servis||
|Smitten by Gold||Michael S. Ferraro||
|Sweet Hot Toddy||Luis Gutierrez||
Upcoming Stakes Entries
|New Orleans Ladies Overnight S.||FG|
|Crescent City Oaks||FG|
|Crescent City Derby||FG|
|New Orleans H. (G2)||FG|