Ticker
  • Testa Rossi gets the win via DQ over Hard Not to Like in the EndeavourPosted 7 minutes ago
  • Include Betty surprises with a big late run in the Suncoast.Posted 43 minutes ago
  • Lady Shipman sets a new track record in the OBS Sprint Stakes (Fillies). Posted 4 days ago
  • Constitution covers 5F in 1:00 1/5 , fastest of 7 at Palm BeachPosted 5 days ago
  • Pure Tactics score down the hill in the Clocker's Corner. Posted 5 days ago
  • California Chrome breezes a mile in 1:41 2/5 at Los AlPosted 5 days ago
  • El Kabeir worked 5F at Belmont in 1:01.59 (2/19)Posted 6 days ago
  • Cassatt hangs on to win the Houston Ladies Classic.Posted 6 days ago
  • Alert Bay skims the rail to win the California Cup Turf Classic. Posted 6 days ago
  • Mischief Clem edges Pulmarack in the California Cup Derby. Posted 6 days ago

Emcee Prepares for Vanderbilt

Saratoga Race Course 2012 logo
Photo: NYRA

One of the most exciting sprinters in the country, Godolphin Stable's Emcee, is preparing for the Grade 1, $400,000 Alfred G. Vanderbilt.

The son of Unbridled's Song, trained by Kiaran McLaughlin has won three of five starts, with losses coming in the Grade 3 Tom Fool and Grade 1 Carter at Aqueduct.

"He is doing great and pointing toward the Vanderbilt," said McLaughlin, who has worked Emcee steadily at the Greentree Training Center, with one visit to the main track since his last start on May 5. On that day, Emcee dropped from the Carter, one of the top sprints in the country, to a $50,000 allowance optional claimer and crushed the field by 4 ½ lengths, running seven furlongs in 1:21.78.

Emcee's most recent work came July 22, when he worked five furlongs in 59 seconds flat at Greentree.

"He's a fast horse and a good sprinter," McLaughlin said. "I hope I never stretch him out."

 

 

comments powered by Disqus

Related Pages

Related Stories

Top Stories