Ticker
  • Party Boat (7-2) takes the Memories of Silver on the Aqueduct turf.Posted 1 day ago
  • Dolphus (6-5), Rachel Alexandra's half-brother, wins AQU allowance; Shagaf lastPosted 1 day ago
  • Multiplier (4-1) kicks it in late to get past Hedge Fund in the Illinois Derby.Posted 2 days ago
  • Collected (3-5) rolls home much the best in the Californian.Posted 2 days ago
  • Imperative (5-1) surges past Matt King Coal for his second win in the Charles Town Classic.Posted 2 days ago
  • Itsinthepost (5-2) proves best in Keeneland's Elkhorn.Posted 2 days ago
  • Inordinate (5-2) surges to victory in the San Juan Capistrano.Posted 2 days ago
  • Twisted Tom (5-1) is a game winner of a sloppy Federico Tesio Stakes.Posted 2 days ago
  • Classic Rock (6-5) rolls in the Roar, the Preakness could be next.Posted 3 days ago
  • Unbridled Mo (2-5) holds on to win the Doubledogdare at Keeneland.Posted 3 days ago
Breeders Cup 2015
Kentucky Derby 2017

New York Opens Racino. Illinois Doesn't

Aqueduct Racetrack, in Queens, is a facility of such charmlessness that its detractors believe it was designed by East German architects in the 1970s. The least glamorous of the New York tracks, it lacks a Triple Crown race, like Belmont, or a high-society summer meeting, like Saratoga. Aqueduct is open in the winter, when the best horses are in Florida, and the only patrons are hard-knocking gambling addicts who would play the horses on Christmas Day, if the track were open then.


Read More

 

comments powered by Disqus

Top Stories