Monthly Archives: December 2016

Aqueduct Wednesday Highlight Horse: In the opener, Carolina Courage drops in class off a tough trip

>Aqueduct | Race 1 | Post Time 12:20 EST | Go To The TimeformUS PPs Considering the great work that the NYRA chart callers generally put out, it’s rare to find horses like CAROLINA COURAGE (#4)—runners who encountered trouble that went undocumented … Continue reading

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Aqueduct Horses in Focus on Wednesday December 7th

Race 1: Carolina Courage (#4) Was glued to the rail last time, which may not have been the place to be. Steadied sharply at the quarter pole. Is facing a much softer field today. 4/1 on ML ———– Race 5: … Continue reading

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Aqueduct Sunday Highlight Horse: El Jefe Grande looks to benefit from a faster pace

>Aqueduct | Race 5 | Post Time 2:16 EST | Go To The TimeformUS PPs Now that this race is confirmed to stay on turf, let’s dive in and look at some of the contenders. The theme here is class droppers, as … Continue reading

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Aqueduct Horses in Focus on Sunday December 4th

Race 5:  El Jefe Grande (#1)   Of all the horses dropping in class, he’s most likely to get overlooked. River Knight should ensure an honest pace for him to close into. Has previously run well over this turf course … Continue reading

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Aqueduct Saturday Highlight Horse: Jan’s Reserve fits moving turf to dirt

>Aqueduct | Race 6 | Post Time 2:45 EST | Go To The TimeformUS PPs While I’ve been waiting for Whitmore (#1) to finally get turned back in distance, since I do believe he’s cut out to be best around one … Continue reading

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Aqueduct Horses in Focus on Saturday December 3rd

 Race 4:  Lights of Medina (#8)   Is bred for this surface. Overcame a speed-favoring track in her debut. Todd Pletcher gets a 100 trainer rating with second-time starters. 6/1 on ML —————– Race 5:    Timber (#3)   Has … Continue reading

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Aqueduct Friday Highlight Horse: Long shot Lyrical Miracle is a threat to wire the field

>Aqueduct | Race 7 | Post Time 3:14 EST | Go To The TimeformUS PPs While I don’t quite expect to get him at his 20/1 morning line odds, I do think LYRICAL MIRACLE (#2) is a very interesting long shot proposition in … Continue reading

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