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Alpha

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Alpha Woodward 615 X 400
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Alpha

What the Horse Racing Nation is saying about Alpha...

Two races after seeing his hard-luck filly Anjaz get scratched at the starting gate, trainer Tom Albertrani watched as Twilight Eclipse got his 5-year-old season off to a successful start. Read More
First time turf runner Alpha will have to best world record holder Twilight Eclipse in the 2014 renewal of the G2 Mac Diarmida Stakes at Gulfstream Park.Read More
hes a miler and I dont think he should run on turf synethic yes since he ran ok in dubai turf nooooooo
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  • Dressage3295 · How is he not a distance horse? All his wins have been over a mile (excluding his maiden). His best race, IMO, was at 10f. I say give him a shot at the turf. If he takes to it, great! If he doesn't, then I think they should focus in on more NY races, where he seems to be comfortable at. Out of his 11 starts in NY, he's been out of the money 3 times. It also seems that he never places well when there's early speed. In his Woodward win, the half mile was a good second slower than when he placed 6th in the Whitney. In fact the Woodward was his only win since his 2 yr old year when the 1/4 mile was run faster than 24 seconds · 69 days ago ·
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  • Floridaf · Alpha is definitely a distance horse and he has some very long-winded siblings. Distance is not going to be an issue. First time starter on grass...that's where the big question lies. · 69 days ago ·
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some interesting saddle cloths for sale on ebay - Alpha's Whitney cloth, Sahara Sky's Met Mile cloth, Tattenham's Secretariat Stakes cloth, & Curlin's Breeder's Cup Classic saddle cloth.
on February 2, Alpha worked 5F at Palm Meadows on Fast Dirt in 1:01.90 b finishing 15/27.
A multiple Grade 1 winner on dirt, Alpha will try a new surface when he opens his 5-year-old campaign next month at Gulfstream Park. Read More
on January 25, Alpha worked 4F at Palm Meadows on Fast Dirt in :50.05 b finishing 38/57.
on January 18, Alpha worked 4F at Palm Meadows on Fast Dirt in :49.65 b finishing 23/49.
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  • Mary Z. · That thing don't mind running 10f. It would have had , you do the math, like $25,000 more dollars and a grade 2 win added to its record. Excuse the grammar. I'm eating. · 95 days ago ·
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  • Mary Z. · Maybe that was if he skipped the BC and ran only in the Hawthorne race. The dollars difference. I had it figured out once. Really thought he'd run in the Hawthorne Gold Cup after he had won that other slow 10f. · 95 days ago ·
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on January 11, Alpha worked 4F at Palm Meadows on Fast Dirt in :50.00 b finishing 49/67.
It is time to recognize the best performers on the NYRA circuit, both equine and human. Read More
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  • rafirox · Love David Jacobson and Drawing Away Stable. They are classy folks, all about business and are quite respected around the game. Jacobson's placement in horses' (class) and his care are top notch. If he feels he should run a certain horse often, so be it. He knows more than you, I and everyone else on this thread combined, Laurie. · 104 days ago ·
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  • tmallios1 · Laurie,thank you for bringing out the Pink Elephant into the fore front. It is a joke how some of these guys claim horses at bargain basement prices and raise them to heights of winning stakes races. Then they are hailed as heroes. Amino said it best,The feed program is so much better on the other side of the fence.Smokey was one of the unlucky ones. So many more are left to the outside. Not only herein NY,but at other tracks. An absolute joke when trainers are almost winning at 30% or over. Oh yeah,i definately believe they are sharper than others and know how to place their horses. Same nonsense with Blinkers on first time. That is the corporate line. The real line is that they finally did what was needed to be done. · 104 days ago ·
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Does anyone remember all of the reasons that make Union Rags a major contender to win the 2012 Belmont Stakes?Read More
on December 24, Alpha worked 4F at Palm Meadows Training Center on Firm Turf in :50.85 b finishing 5/14.
i bet he retires this year.....
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  • Northport · Darley has already released all of his new stallions for 2014 so it looks almost certain that Alpha will remain in training as a 5 year old. · 124 days ago ·
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  • Northport · Its*** not his · 124 days ago ·
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After you polish off another turkey sandwich on Saturday afternoon, it’s time for one of the best days of racing of the year. Big races at Aqueduct, Churchill Downs, and Hollywood Park abound, but let’s not forget about my local track. That’s right, Saturday is Hawthorne Gold Cup Day, and armed with...Read More
on November 23, Alpha worked 5F at Belmont Park on Fast Dirt training in 1:01.07 b finishing 5/21.
Working in company with Grade 1 winner Alpha, Grade 2 Nashua winner Cairo Prince completed preparations for Saturday's Grade 2, $400,000 Remsen this morning, breezing five furlongs in 1:01.08 on the training track at Belmont.Read More
on November 16, Alpha worked 4F at Belmont Park on Fast Dirt training in :48.14 b finishing 7/79.
Godolphin Racing's Alpha remains under consideration for the Grade 1 Cigar Mile after breezing four furlongs on the Belmont training track Saturday in what was his first workout since his eighth-place finish in the Grade 1 Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile on November 1 at Santa Anita.Read More
The purse incentives offered by NYRA for the Cigar Mile have turned the November 30th grade one stake into a battle of Breeders’ Cup participants. Read More

Alpha - Race Results & Past Performances

Date(Descending)
Horse
Fin
Tr
#
Dist.
Sf.
Race
$
Cnd
1st
2nd
3rd
Time
View DetailsView Video02/15/14Alpha5thGP101 3/8 m TMac Diarmida-G2 4+ MTwilight EclipseAmen KittenSlumber2:15.18
View Details11/30/13Alpha4thHaw81 1/4 mDHawthorne Gold Cup-G2 3+ MLast GunfighterMister Marti GrasStreet Spice2:06.11
View DetailsView Video11/01/13Alpha8thSA81 mileDBreeders' Cup Dirt Mile-G1 3+ MGoldencentsGolden TicketBrujo De Olleros1:35.12
View DetailsView Video09/28/13Alpha6thBel91 1/4 mDJockey Club Gold Cup-G1 3+ MRon The Greek Palace MaliceFlat Out1:59.70
View DetailsView Video08/31/13Alpha1stSar101 1/8 mDWoodward Stakes-G1 3+ MAlphaFlat OutSuccessful Dan1:49.28
View DetailsView Video08/03/13Alpha6thSar101 1/8 mDWhitney Handicap-G1 3+ MCross TrafficSuccessful DanMucho Macho Man1:47.89
View DetailsView Video07/06/13Alpha4thBel91 1/8 mDSuburban Handicap-G2 3+ MFlat OutLast GunfighterFast Falcon1:46.87
View DetailsView Video03/30/13Alpha5thMey21 mileSGodolphin Mile-G2 3+ MSoft Falling RainHaatheqMoonwalk In Paris1:39.97
View DetailsView Video02/07/13Alpha12thMey61 3/16 mSAl Maktoum Challenge - Rd. 2-G2 4+ MHunter's LightSurferPrince Bishop1:58.19
View DetailsView Video11/03/12Alpha12thSA121 1/4 mDBreeders' Cup Classic-G1 3+ MFort LarnedMucho Macho ManFlat Out2:00.11
View Details09/22/12Alpha6thPrx111 1/8 mDPennsylvania Derby-G2 3 MHandsome MikeMacho MachoGolden Ticket 
View DetailsView Video08/25/12Alpha1stSar121 1/4 mDTravers-G1 3 MAlpha Fast Falcon2:02.74
View DetailsView Video08/25/12Alpha1stSar121 1/4 mDTravers-G1 3 MGolden Ticket Fast Falcon2:02.74
View DetailsView Video07/28/12Alpha1stSar101 1/8 mDJim Dandy-G2 3 MAlphaNeck 'N NeckLiaison1:50.47
View DetailsView Video05/05/12Alpha12thCD111 1/4 mDKentucky Derby-G1 3 MI'll Have AnotherBodemeisterDullahan2:01.83
View DetailsView Video04/07/12Alpha2ndAqu91 1/8 mDWood Memorial-G1 3 MGemologistAlphaTeeth of the Dog1:50.96
View DetailsView Video02/04/12Alpha1stAqu91 1/16 mDWithers -G3 3 MAlphaSpeightscityTiger Walk1:44.23
View DetailsView Video01/07/12Alpha1stAqu81 70yDCount Fleet Stakes 3 MAlphaStephanoatseeIl Villano1:42.83
View DetailsView Video11/05/11Alpha11thCD91 1/16 mDBreeders' Cup Juvenile-G1 2 MHansenUnion RagsCreative Cause1:44.44
View DetailsView Video10/08/11Alpha2ndBel91 mileDChampagne-G1 2 MUnion RagsAlphaRight To Vote1:35.55
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