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2011 Fall Highweight (G3)

Date/Track:
11/24/2011, Aqueduct
Post Time:
2:45 PM ET
Distance:
6 f (Dirt)
Age/Sex:
3+ M
Time:
1:09.97
*Rank is current Power Ranking among all active horses, based on highest HRN rating. Rating is based on HRN member voting.

What the Nation is saying about the 2011 Fall Highweight (G3)...

Going straight to the front and holding off a late charge from Nathan's H Q, Sunrise Smarty earned his first graded stakes victory Thursday afternoon in the 98th running of the Grade 3, $100,000 Fall Highweight Handicap, the traditional Thanksgiving Day feature at Aqueduct Racetrack.Leaving from the...Read More
According to the NYRA condition book, “The Racing Secretary must assign at least 140 pounds to the top-weighted horse in this event.” Read More
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  • RyanBrady · Sunrise Smarty is my pick in this race, because he is not "The Highweight", and his early speed on the Aqueduct racetrack (Main or Inner) is as dangerous as they come. If Todd Pletcher leaves one of his in the race rather than opting for The Grade 1 Cigar Mile on Saturday then they will be the ones to beat on paper. One of the nicer editions of this race in recent years. · 875 days ago ·
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  • travel_vic · ridiculous to be scared of the same weights most of the exercise riders throw onto their backs each time they workout · 875 days ago ·
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The 98th running of the Grade 3, $100,000 Fall Highweight Handicap at Aqueduct Racetrack has drawn 10 sprinters who will be among those putting on a few extra pounds on Thanksgiving Day.   Trainer Rudy Rodriguez, who earned his first graded stakes win in the 2010 Fall Highweight with Endless C...Read More
The hard-knocking 5-year-old gelding Frazil, who is 7-3-1 from 12 starts in 2011, could make his stakes debut in the Fall Highweight for owner/trainer Linda Rice. "We thought we might try a little something more ambitious with him," said Rice of Frazil, who enters the six-furlong sprint off a pair o...Read More
Trainer Mike Hushion will be well represented during the first two days of Aqueduct Racetrack's HolidayFest, with West Point Thoroughbreds' Sunrise Smarty being pointed to the Grade 3, $100,000 Fall Highweight Handicap on Thanksgiving Day and Lovely Lil being aimed for the Grade 2, $150,000 Go for W...Read More

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