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  1. 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
  2. Winchester rallies, triumphs in Sword Dancer

    David Grening

    Winner of the 2009 Arlington Million and runner-up the last year, Gio Ponti drew post 5 and was listed as the 2-1 second choice. Cape Blanco, winner of the July 9 Man o' War, was pegged as the 9-5 choice at the post position draw Tuesday, Aug. 9.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2011
  3. Shackleford pointing to rematch against Coil at Saratoga

    David Grening

    Preakness winner and Haskell runner-up Shackleford will most likely make his next start in the $1 million Travers Stakes here on Aug. 27, trainer Dale Romans said Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2011
  4. Banned heads deep Virginia Derby

    David Grening

    Coming off two graded stakes victories utilizing distinctively different running styles, Banned heads a field of 12 3-year-old turf runners in Saturday's Grade 2, $600,000 Virginia Derby at Colonial Downs.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2011
  5. Kentucky Derby runner-up Nehro likely to bypass Preakness for Bel...

    David Grening

    Nehro, the runner-up to Animal Kingdom in Saturday's Kentucky Derby, will likely skip the Preakness and point to the Belmont Stakes, owner Ahmed Zayat said Sunday morning.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2011
  6. Belmont turf a different ballgame for Pilgrim, Miss Grillo runner...

    David Grening

    By the end of the meet, the Saratoga turf courses had become so speed-favoring that it may have skewed some of the results.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2010
  7. Todd Pletcher sending four fillies for Spinaway

    David Grening

    Forget the notion that big races always draw small, select fields. With 11 seasoned runners in the field, Saturday's Grade 1, $250,000 Forego at Saratoga has quality and quantity.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2010
  8. Ice Box convinces Zito he deserves shot at Travers

    David Grening

    Ice Box has shown enough in his last two workouts to convince his trainer, Nick Zito, to give the Kentucky Derby runner-up another shot at the big-time in next Saturday's $1 million Travers Stakes.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2010
  9. Ice Box early favorite in Belmont betting

    David Grening

    At 11 a.m., with $660,138 in the win pool, Kentucky Derby runner-up Ice Box was a strong 7-5 favorite for Saturday's 142nd Belmont Stakes

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2010
  10. Ice Box works for Belmont

    David Grening

    Ice Box, the Kentucky Derby runner-up and probable favorite for the $1 million Belmont Stakes, worked four furlongs in 49.65 seconds on Tuesday morning over the Saratoga training track.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2010
  11. Fly Down rolls to Dwyer victory at Belmont Park

    David Grening

    Six times since 1996 Nick Zito has run multiple horses in the Belmont Stakes. It looks like the Hall of Fame and two-time Belmont winning trainer is about to do it again.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2010
  12. Long shot A Little Warm will train up to Derby

    David Grening

    Though he is unlikely to make it into the field due to insufficient graded stakes earnings, A Little Warm is being trained as if the Kentucky Derby will be his next start, trainer Tony Dutrow said Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2010
  13. horse, horse racing, Breeders' Cup, Oak Tree at Santa Anita, Bree...

    David Grening

    Lillie Langtry and House of Grace, installed as the first and second favorites for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf, will break side by side in the one-mile turf event.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2009
  14. horse, horse racing, Breeders' Cup, Oak Tree at Santa Anita, Bree...

    David Grening

    When it comes to the $1 million Juvenile Turf, trainer Darrin Miller hopes that experience will count for something.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2009
  15. Belmont runner-up Dunkirk to have surgery

    David Grening

    Dunkirk emerged from his game second-place finish in Saturday's Belmont Stakes with a non-displaced condylar fracture in his left hind cannon bone and will most likely miss the remainder of his 3-year-old season, his connections announced Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2009
  16. John Velazquez to ride Dunkirk in Belmont Stakes

    David Grening

    Some key jockey assignments for the Belmont Stakes were firmed up Friday morning. John Velazquez will ride Dunkirk and Garrett Gomez has taken the call on Chocolate Candy.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2009