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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. 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
  3. Gotham winner Hansen pointing to Wood

    David Grening

    Hansen emerged from his three-length victory in Saturday's Grade 3 Gotham Stakes will return to New York for the $1 million Wood Memorial on April 7.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2012
  4. 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
  5. 'O'Prado' rallies to score in the Grade 2 Remsen

    David Grening

    Romans may have found his Derby hopeful for 2012 in O'Prado Again, who rallied to a three-quarter-length win in Saturday's Grade 2, $200,000 Remsen Stakes at Aqueduct.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2011
  6. 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
  7. Zazu out of Breeders' Cup

    David Grening

    Zazu, the winner of three graded stakes this year, will not start in the Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic at Churchill Downs on Nov. 4 after inflammation was detected in a shoulder, trainer John Sadler said on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2011
  8. Pure Gossip to supplement to Cup

    David Grening

    Pure Gossip, emphatic winner of the Miss Grillo Stakes at Belmont on Oct. 2, will be supplemented to the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf for a fee of $100,000, trainer Phil Serpe confirmed Tuesday morning.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2011
  9. Uncle Mo sizzles in five-furlong workout for Breeders' Cup Classi...

    David Grening

    Uncle Mo appears on the fast track to the Breeders' Cup Classic.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2011
  10. Boisterous faces easier company in Knickerbocker

    David Grening

    After a couple of unsuccessful tries in Grade 1 marathon races, Boisterous drops back in class and distance when he heads the field for Saturday's Grade 3, $100,000 Knickerbocker Stakes at Belmont Park.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2011
  11. Classic showdown: 'Mo' vs. 'Grace'

    David Grening

    It's rare when three stakes races run on the same day at the same track but at different distances and for different genders can produce three starters for the same race. But that's exactly what happened Saturday at Belmont Park.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2011
  12. Yielding conditions lead to several stakes scratches

    David Grening

    Aruna, the third choice on the morning line, and longshot Senada both scratched out of Saturday's Grade 1, $500,000 Flower Bowl Invitational.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2011
  13. Big Drama may have to go all-out in Vosburgh

    David Grening

    Big Drama heads a fantastic field of fast sprinters set to contest six furlongs in Saturday's Grade 1, $350,000 Vosburgh Invitational, unquestionably the most competitive of the six graded stakes races to be run at Belmont Park.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2011
  14. 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
  15. Force Freeze sharp for Vosburgh

    David Grening

    Peter Walder would have been content to wait until the Breeders' Cup Sprint to find out just how good a horse he had in Force Freeze.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2011
  16. Rattlesnake Bridge set for Pennsylvania Derby

    David Grening

    Saturday, Rattlesnake Bridge looks to improve upon that second-place performance when he meets Belmont Stakes winner Ruler On Ice, the multiple graded stakes winner To Honor and Serve, and six others in the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby at Parx Racing.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2011