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  1. 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
  2. Maragh gets 7-day suspension for careless riding

    David Grening

    Jockey Rajiv Maragh on Sunday will begin serving a seven-day suspension for a careless riding infraction for the incident at the start of last Saturday's Belmont Stakes.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2011
  3. Belmont Stakes 2011: John Velazquez has harsh words for Rajiv Mar...

    David Grening

    John Velazquez said he believes that jockey Rajiv Maragh was careless in his handling of Isn't He Perfect shortly after the start of Saturday's Belmont Stakes.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2011
  4. Jersey Town upsets in Cigar Mile

    David Grening

    When trainer Barclay Tagg talked owner Charles Fipke out of running Jersey Town in the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile, it was with the idea that the Grade 1 Hill 'n' Dale Cigar Mile would come up an easier spot.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2010
  5. Bribon should get hot pace in Cigar Mile

    David Grening

    Four of the nine horses entered in Saturday's $250,000 Hill 'n' Dale Cigar Mile are coming out of less-than-stellar performances in Breeders' Cup races run three weeks ago at Churchill Downs.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2010
  6. Theyskens' Theory switches to dirt in Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fill...

    David Grening

    On Friday, Rosen will send out Theyskens' Theory - a half-sister to Stevie Wonderboy - in the $2 million Juvenile Fillies at Churchill Downs.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2010
  7. Castellano wins 5 in a row at Saratoga

    David Grening

    Jockey Javier Castellano had a memorable - and perhaps historic - Sunday afternoon, riding five consecutive winners at Saratoga.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2010
  8. Velazquez to ride Fly Down in Belmont

    David Grening

    John Velazquez has been tabbed by trainer Nick Zito to ride Fly Down in the $1 million Belmont Stakes on June 5, the Hall of Fame trainer told Daily Racing Form on Tuesday morning.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2010
  9. Another Derby heartbreak for Velazquez

    David Grening

    When Eskendereya was withdrawn from consideration for Saturday's Kentucky Derby because of a leg injury, it marked the second consecutive year Velazquez lost a top-ranked contender less than a week before the race.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2010
  10. Afleet Again scores 24-1 upset in Withers Stakes

    David Grening

    The presence of D' Funnybone scared away so many 3-year-olds from Saturday's Grade 3, $150,000 Withers Stakes at Aqueduct that it took three supplemental nominations just to fill the race.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2010
  11. Top Kentucky Derby contender Eskendereya crushes foes in Wood Mem...

    David Grening

    Eskendereya lived up to expectations, and perhaps exceeded them, with a dominating performance to win the Grade 1, $750,000 Wood Memorial under a hand ride from John Velazquez.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2010
  12. Eskendereya crushes foes in Wood Memorial

    David Grening

    Eskendereya lived up to expectations, and perhaps exceeded them, with a dominating performance to win the Grade 1, $750,000 Wood Memorial under a hand ride from John Velazquez.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2010
  13. Devil May Care rebounds in Bonnie Miss

    David Grening

    It has been well documented how loaded trainer Todd Pletcher is for this year's Kentucky Derby. Well, it appears he will be well-represented in the Kentucky Oaks as well.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2010
  14. Eskendereya skips Fla. Derby for Wood

    David Grening

    The complexion of Saturday's Grade 1 Florida Derby took a dramatic turn late Tuesday afternoon when owner Ahmed Zayat said Eskendereya would not run in the race and instead would be pointed to the Grade 1 Wood Memorial at Aqueduct on April 3.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2010
  15. Researcher in position for repeat in Queens County Handicap at Aq...

    David Grening

    Researcher gave the West Virginia-based trainer Jeff Runco the first graded stakes victory of his career when he shipped to New York last December to take the Grade 3 Queens County Handicap at Aqueduct.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2009
  16. Jockey Club Gold Cup, Belmont Park, Summer Bird, Tim Ice, Quality...

    David Grening

    Travers first- and third-place finishers Summer Bird and Quality Road completed preparations for their rematch in next Saturday's $750,000 Jockey Club Gold Cup here by putting in five-furlong workouts Saturday morning over Belmont Park's main track.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2009