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Among those pointing to the Grade 2 Top Flight Handicap is Brooklyn Boyz Stables' Flash Forward, who breezed an easy five-eighths in 1:02.45 under jockey Cornelio Velasquez Sunday morning over Belmont Park's training track.
The move was the 16th fastest of 28 at the distance.
run well at Aqueduct but she ran good at Belmont and Saratoga, too,"
said trainer Dominick Schettino. "She likes two turns. She's doing well
and with this morning's work she should be ready for the race."
behind Teen Pauline in the Ladies Handicap on January 25, the
4-year-old Curlin filly compiled a record of 2-3-1 from nine starts last
year, including an allowance victory at Gulfstream Park and a win in
the restricted My Flag at Saratoga Race Course.
Also working for a possible start in the 1 1/16-mile Top Flight was Gainesway Stable's Flores Island,
who has won three straight, most recently a second-level level optional
claimer on January 10. The Bill Mott-trained filly went a half-mile in
51.14 on Belmont's training track.
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fans are invited to show their support for the American Heart
Association's "Go Red for Women" campaign on Monday, February 24, at
Aqueduct Racetrack. Guests can participate by making a contribution on
track to the "Go Red for Women" campaign, and will receive a "Go Red for
Women" limited edition pin with a $2 donation.
goal of the American Heart Association's "Go Red for Women" campaign is
to fight heart disease by increasing awareness and raising funds for
vital research and educational programs.