Race Previews

2018 Jerome Stakes Preview

TweetThe 2018 road to the Kentucky Derby starts with the Jerome Stakes at Aqueduct.  Historically the Jerome has had minimal impact on the Kentucky Derby as many of the higher profile colts are on vacation or down in Florida preparing for the February preps. Contenders: Seven Trumpets dominated a maiden race and then followed up Read the full article…


Jockey Club Gold Cup Preview 2017

NYRA Horse RAcing

TweetThe Jockey Club Gold Cup for many years was the year-end championship.  Before the Breeder’s Cup Classic this was the pre-eminent race on the fall calendar, run at 2 miles, then with Easy Goer winning the last 12-furlong running.  This year’s field is not top caliber but $750K and Grade 1 status to the winner. The Field: Diversify:  Read the full article…





Fountain of Youth Preview 2016

TweetWinter book favorite for the 2016 Kentucky Derby Moyhamen headlines the Fountain of Youth Stakes.  The speedy Zulu and Awesome Banner enter and stretch out in distance. 2016 Fountain of Youth Field Fellowship is the veteran of the race with over 400,000 in career earnings and runs late.  Running profile fits this race as speed Read the full article…


Robert B Lewis 2016 Preview

TweetMor Spirit headlines the 2016 Robert B. Lewis, but this race may be set for a coming out party for a fast horse on the stretch-out. 2016 Robert B Lewis Field Let’s Meet in Rio is slow on paper but finishes strong in his races.  He is 2nd fiddle in the stable to Mor Spirit. Read the full article…