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  1. Caixa Eletronica captures $1 million Classic

    David Grening

    Trainer Todd Pletcher capped a roller-coaster of a day on a high Saturday night when Caixa Eletronica blew past Duke of Mischief in the stretch and drew clear to win the Grade 2, $1 million Charles Town Classic by three lengths.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2012
  2. 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
  3. Gemologist faces seven in Wood

    David Grening

    Undefeated Gemologist drew post 6 in a field of eight 3-year-olds entered Wednesday for Saturday's $1 million Wood Memorial at Aqueduct.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2012
  4. Daddy Long Legs eyes Ky. Derby

    David Grening

    Trainer Aidan O'Brien said he brought 3-year-olds Daddy Long Legs and Wrote to Dubai with the idea that if they ran well in the UAE Derby they would be considered for the Kentucky Derby.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2012
  5. Dominguez will miss time after suffering separated collarbone

    David Grening

    Jockey Ramon Dominguez, the two-time reigning Eclipse Award winner, suffered a separated -- but not fractured -- collarbone and will miss an undetermined amount of time as the result of a spill in Sunday's eighth race at Aqueduct.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2012
  6. Aqueduct breakdowns draw governor's attention

    David Grening

    The rash of breakdowns over Aqueduct's inner track this winter have apparently caught the attention of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2012
  7. 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
  8. Hansen will make next start in Gotham

    David Grening

    The $400,000 Gotham Stakes lost its early favorite when the connections of Withers Stakes winner Alpha said they were pointing to the Wood Memorial on April 7.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2012
  9. NYRA's Hayward says takeout reduction permanent

    David Grening

    New York Racing Association president and CEO Charles Hayward on Tuesday took responsibility for the mistake that led to NYRA charging too high a takeout rate on certain wagers for a 15-month period, an error that cost bettors $7.9 million.

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2011
  10. Claiming activity on the rise at Aqueduct

    David Grening

    Likely due in part to the anticipation of higher purses -- which kick in Wednesday at Aqueduct -- activity at the claim box was quite brisk through the first three weeks of the inner track meet.

    Story | Conversation | December 26, 2011
  11. Aqueduct reopens with higher purses, lower takeout

    David Grening

    Horsemen and horseplayers alike should be getting a little help with their holiday bills when racing returns to Aqueduct on Wednesday following a nine-day break.

    Story | Conversation | December 26, 2011
  12. J C's Pride euthanized after illness

    David Grening

    J C's Pride, the 2-year-old colt who set the track record for five furlongs at Saratoga this past summer, was euthanized earlier this week due to complications from an infection, trainer Robert Barbara said Friday.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2011
  13. To Honor and Serve gets another Grade 1 shot

    David Grening

    Bill Mott won the Breeders' Cup Classic with Drosselmeyer, who was considered the lesser regarded of the two horses the Hall of Fame trainer ran in that race three weeks ago at Churchill Downs.

    Story | Conversation | November 23, 2011
  14. Mucho Macho Man ready for first start since Belmont Stakes

    David Grening

    While the majority of high-profile horses are headed for a vacation, one significant player from earlier in the year is heading back to the races.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2011
  15. Uncle Mo retired from racing

    David Grening

    Uncle Mo, last year's 2-year-old champion colt who finished 10th in Saturday's $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic at Churchill Downs, has been retired from racing, owner Mike Repole said Monday.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2011
  16. Grace Hall in peak shape approaching Juvenile Fillies

    David Grening

    Shortly after Grace Hall won the Grade 1 Spinaway at Saratoga in early September, trainer Tony Dutrow was already looking forward to the filly's 3-year-old season. He seemed indifferent about running in the Breeders' Cup.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2011