Although Brooklyn Strong is a New York-bred, the bay gelding boasts a thoroughly Kentuckian pedigree ideally suited to success over Derby like distances.
The Road to the Kentucky Derby made a stop at Aqueduct last week, where a pair of exciting 2-year-olds pulled well clear of their rivals in the Remsen (G2).
We look back at the weekend of racing from around the country including True Timber’s win in the Cigar Mile. Jason also discusses the track profile from Saturday’s Aqueduct card as well…
As with Nadal, stamina is a question mark for every Kentucky Derby contender, because until we actually see them stretch out over 1 1/4 miles, there’s no sure way to predict which horses will handle the Derby’s testing distance.
Those 2019 dreams were thwarted by injury, and Maximus Mischief was retired after his fourth start, the Holy Bull. Learn more about Mischevious Alex!
Take one glance at Shotski’s pedigree, and it’s easy to see where this emerging Kentucky Derby (G1) contender gets his resiliency.
We look back at the weekend of racing action including Maximum Security’s win in the Cigar, wire to wire day at Aqueduct, Claiming Crown at Gulfstream Park, and Los Alamitos’ opening weekend.
The $250,000 Remsen (G2) will be run at 1 1/8 miles on the main track at Aqueduct on Saturday for 2-year-olds. The field will have a short run into the clubhouse turn so some will be compromised.
A great day of racing will take place at Aqueduct on Saturday with a trio of graded stakes events on tap, led by the $750,000 Cigar Mile H. (G1).
The opening weekend at Aqueduct, which began its 22-racing day fall season on Friday, Nov. 1. A five-day-per-week schedule, Wednesday-thru-Sundays.
Although Maximus Mischief stayed 1 1/8 miles to win the Remsen (G2), pedigree suggests that could be his maximum trip. Bred by Martha Jane Mulholland in Kentucky, the $340,000 Fasig-Tipton Midlantic juvenile…
Aqueduct offers four stakes with the potential for odds-on favorites — Enliven, Marley’s Feedom, Maximus Mischief and Mendelssohn – in the Demoiselle (G2), Go for Wand (G2), Remsen (G2) and Cigar Mile…