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  1. It's Tricky gets job done in Distaff

    David Grening

    It won't get high marks aesthetically, but It's Tricky's class prevailed in Saturday's Grade 2, $200,000 Distaff Handicap at Aqueduct.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2012
  2. It's Tricky handles tiring, muddy track in Top Flight

    David Grening

    It's Tricky made a successful return to the races Saturday, persevering over a laboring muddy inner track to a 2 3/4-length victory in the Grade 2, $200,000 Top Flight Handicap at Aqueduct.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2012
  3. To Honor and Serve takes Grade 1 Cigar Mile

    David Grening

    To Honor and Serve reced a 1 3/4-length victory over the late-running Hymn Book in the Grade 1, $250,000 Cigar Mile Handicap.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2011
  4. Flat Out made Jockey Club Gold Cup favorite

    David Grening

    So while Scooter Dickey would like his 5-year-old horse to improve upon runner-up finishes in both the Whitney Handicap and Woodward Stakes at Saratoga when he runs in Saturday's $750,000 Jockey Club Gold Cup at Belmont Park, a victory is not paramount.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2011
  5. Tar Heel Mom to audition for Breeders' Cup in Gallant Bloom Handi...

    David Grening

    Tar Heel Mom could be running for a spot in the Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint when she heads a field of seven entered in Saturday's Grade 2, $150,000 Gallant Bloom Handicap at Belmont Park.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2011
  6. Tizway back on the work tab

    David Grening

    Whitney Handicap winner Tizway returned to the work tab Wednesday morning, breezing four furlongs in 49.69 seconds over the Oklahoma training track.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2011
  7. Whitney one-two headed for Jockey Club Gold Cup clash

    David Grening

    Tizway and Flat Out, the one-two finishers from Saturday's Grade 1 Whitney Invitational Handicap at Saratoga, will likely renew acquaintances in the Grade 1 Jockey Club Gold Cup Invitational at Belmont Park on Oct. 1.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2011
  8. Tizway makes a statement with strong Whitney score

    David Grening

    Tizway can't be considered just a miler anymore. What he might be now is the best older male horse in the country.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2011
  9. Sidney's Candy scores for new connections in Fourstardave

    David Grening

    Sidney's Candy made a successful debut for his new connections, leading every step of the way under John Velazquez to win Sunday's Grade 2, $150,000 Fourstardave Handicap by 1 1/4 lengths at Saratoga.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2011
  10. Tamarind Hall springs an upset in Bed o' Roses Handicap

    David Grening

    In a weekend full of surprises in stakes races at Belmont Park, the biggest one came in Sunday's Grade 3, $150,000 Bed o' Roses Handicap when 15-1 shot Tamarind Hall rolled to a 5 1/4-length victory over Kid Kate.

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2011
  11. Flat Out pulls off Suburban surprise

    David Grening

    Chaos continues to reign in the older male division, as two weeks after Pool Play, the longest shot on the board, won the Grade 1 Stephen Foster Handicap at Churchill Downs, Flat Out won Saturday's Suburban at as the longest shot in the six-horse field.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2011
  12. Hilda's Passion stays home for Bed o' Roses

    David Grening

    Coming off a dominant victory in the Grade 2 Vagrancy Handicap here June 4, Hilda's Passion would have been a logical candidate for next weekend's Grade 1, $350,000 Princess Rooney Handicap at Calder.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2011
  13. Unrivaled Belle injured in paddock, retired

    David Grening

    Unrivaled Belle broke her withers when she fell backward waiting to be saddled for Saturday's Grade 1 Ogden Phipps Handicap at Belmont Park and was subsequently retired from racing, her connections announced early Saturday evening.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2011
  14. Life At Ten will try again in Ogden Phipps

    David Grening

    Trainer Todd Pletcher entered three horses in Saturday's Grade 1, $250,000 Ogden Phipps Handicap at Belmont Park including the enigmatic Life At Ten, who won this race last year.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2011
  15. Manhattan: Long shot Mission Approved leads all the way

    David Grening

    Normally, a robbery in Manhattan isn't major news. The theft that took place in Saturday's Grade 1, $400,000 Manhattan Handicap at Belmont Park will certainly make headlines - at least in the racing world.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2011
  16. Drosselmeyer back at a mile and a half in Brooklyn

    David Grening

    Like all horses when they are 3, Drosselmeyer only got one chance to run in the Belmont Stakes, and he made the most of it. But one year later, he still has the opportunity to run 1 1/2 miles at Belmont Park, and trainer Bill Mott has seized the moment.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2011