Posted: March 17, 2014

“If You Like That Horse Don’t Bet The Race”

A look into Pick 6 King Jonathan Stettin's introduction to "The Sheets." by Jonathan Stettin There are several tools available nowadays for just about every level of handicapper from the elite professional to the beginning novice. It was not always that way and mere past performances have grown into variations of information and formats that can be staggering. You can even forego the homework and purchase picks from a multitude of sources. In this week’s column we will talk about some of these tools and go inside the figs just...

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Posted: December 3, 2019

Al Stall Jr. One Of The Good Guys

Al Stall Jr. Photo Courtesy Of NYRA Whoever coined the phrase, nice guys finish last, didn't know trainer Al Stall, Jr.  Al Stall Jr., truly is one of the "good guys" in Thoroughbred racing. Stall Jr. is off to a fast start at the New Orleans Fair Grounds, and he closed out the Fall Churchill Downs meeting on a very high note. Al won two races on the Fair Grounds opening day card on Thanksgiving Day, including the featured Thanksgiving Day Classic, with Graded Stakes winner, Bobby's Wicked One.  Then...

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Posted: November 26, 2019

The Glue in Horse Racing

With all the negative publicity and piling on the sport of horse racing has had to withstand of late, it is refreshing for those of us who love and live the game to see we do have some strong glue holding us together. All of us in the sport should be thankful for that. Without it we fall apart at the seams. Anyone who has spent anytime on the backside of a racetrack knows it is a world in and of itself. If you've worked on the backstretch in any...

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New York Stallion Series Stakes Looming

Aqueduct Winter Week 1 Stakes: The New York Stallion Series ProbablesSaturday, December 14 $500,000 New York Stallion Stakes Series, The Great White Way Division Probable: Bank on Shea (James Ferraro); Big Package (David Donk); Captain Bombastic...

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Jason Servis Happy with Happy Farm

POSTED: December 8, 2019

OZONE PARK, N.Y. - M and A Racing's Happy Farm, with Jorge Vargas, Jr. up for trainer Jason Servis, held off a late charge from Wonderful Light to capture Sunday's rescheduled Grade 3, $200,000 Fall Highweight...

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Aqueduct Meet Winners Yield No Surprises

POSTED: December 8, 2019

OZONE PARK, N.Y. - Chad Brown led all trainers with 17 victories and jockey Irad Ortiz, Jr. earned another riding title with 29 wins as the 25-day fall meet at Aqueduct Racetrack concluded following Sunday's live race...

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Pauseforthecause Comes Up Roses

POSTED: December 8, 2019

OZONE PARK, N.Y. - Chester and Mary Broman's Pauseforthecause notched a third straight victory, breaking sharply and leading at every point of call in Sunday's $100,000 Garland of Roses at Aqueduct Racetrack.The 4-year-old Giant's Causeway filly...

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Aqueduct Wrap Up and Look Ahead

POSTED: December 8, 2019

Aqueduct Racetrack Notes G1 Cigar Mile champ Maximum Security in good shape; possible for Grade 1 Pegasus World CupSpun to Run to get much-deserved break after capping stellar sophomore campaign with G1 Cigar Mile runner-up effortG2...

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