Monthly Archives: December 2016

Aqueduct Horses in Focus for Sunday January 1st

Race 4: Ransom Note (#2) Was badly compromised by trouble at the start of his debut. Linda Rice gets a 100 TimeformUS Trainer Rating with second-time starters. Has the pedigree to be decent as a half-brother to graded stakes winner … Continue reading

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Aqueduct Saturday Highlight Horse: Grumpelstiltskin’s debut was better than it appears

>Aqueduct | Race 3 | Post Time 1:20 p.m. (ET) | Go To The TimeformUS PPs Rudy Rodriguez holds a strong hand in this race. The morning-line favorite is Miggsy (#6), who put in a strong effort in his debut, … Continue reading

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Aqueduct Horses in Focus for Saturday December 31st

Race 3: Grumpelstiltskin (#5) Recorded the highest TimeformUS Speed Figure in the field. Was off about a length slowly before rushing up last time. Forced the pace to collapse in a race dominated by closers. 5-1 on ML Race 4: … Continue reading

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Aqueduct Friday Highlight Horse: Backsideofthemoon should relish the stretch-out in distance

>Aqueduct | Race 8 | Post Time 3:50 EST | Go To The TimeformUS PPs Given the strong recent performances of runners sent out by trainer Rudy Rodriguez, Stormin Monarcho (#4) has to be considered the horse to beat off … Continue reading

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Aqueduct Horses in Focus for Friday December 30th

Race 1: Bank Elaboration (#9) Was racing on a dead rail for her entire trip Dec. 7. Hung in gamely until the last few strides last time, just missing second place. Can take this field wire to wire under an … Continue reading

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Aqueduct Thursday Highlight Horse: Bourbon Empire seeks to conquer the Damon Runyon

>Aqueduct | Race 8 | Post Time 3:47 EST | Go To The TimeformUS PPs I am most definitely afraid of recent maiden winner Mollica (#3), who looked to be every bit of a stakes-quality runner when winning his maiden last … Continue reading

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Aqueduct Horses in Focus for Thursday December 29th

  Race 6 Mastic (#4) Gets a subtle trainer upgrade to Mitch Friedman. Was pinned down inside on the worst part of the track in the stretch last time. Has run plenty of speed figures that would make her competitive … Continue reading

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