Ticker
  • Majestic City fights off Carve to win the Lone Star Handicap.Posted 15 hours ago
  • Hard Not To Like skims the rail to score in the Grade 1 Gamely.Posted 15 hours ago
  • Street Story proves best in a sloppy edition of the Winning Colors.Posted 17 hours ago
  • Lubash blows by his competition late to win the Kingston.Posted 17 hours ago
  • Distinctiv Passion just holds off favored San Onofre in the Los Angeles.Posted 18 hours ago
  • Quezon rolls up late to score in the Bouwerie.Posted 18 hours ago
  • Ostrolenka sharp in victory in Belmont's Mike Lee.Posted 19 hours ago
  • Ashleyluvssugar gets the job done as the Charles Whittingham favorite.Posted 1 day ago
  • Pleascach holds off Found in the Irish 1,000 Guineas.Posted 1 day ago
  • Pleascach holds off Found in the Irish 1,000 Guineas.Posted 1 day ago

Neck ‘n Neck Will Work Early Next Week

Travers 2012 logo

A. Stevens Miles Jr.’s Neck ‘n Neck is expected to turn in his final breeze for the Travers on Sunday or Monday, trainer Ian Wilkes said Friday.

 

“We’re going to work him Sunday or Monday,” said Wilkes. “I’m leaning more towards Monday, but we have to keep an eye on the weather.”

 

Neck ‘n Neck was beaten two lengths by Alpha in the Grade 2 Jim Dandy last month and is expected to face many of the same horses in next week’s Grade 1 Travers, but for the moment, Wilkes isn’t worrying too much about his competition.

 

“I just need to get one spot better, don’t I?” he asked rhetorically outside his Clare Court barn.

 

“I can’t worry about the other horses right now,” he added. “We’ve got eight days, we’ve got another work to get through, and I’ve got to just worry about him.”

 

Neck ‘n Neck came out of the Jim Dandy well and is, according to his trainer, in good shape heading towards the Travers. “He’s fine. No problems,” said Wilkes. “His works have been good and I’m very pleased with him.”

 

 

 

comments powered by Disqus

Related Pages

Related Stories

Top Stories