What the Horse Racing Nation is saying about the Remsen...

Honor Code, no longer Rebel bound, makes his 3yo debut on Wednesday as Shug McGaughey's one top Kentucky Derby candidate still standing.Read More
Twelve of the last twenty Kentucky Derby winners have run in a stakes race as a two year old. Let's take a closer look at the top three finishers of last year's juvenile stakes. Read More
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  • SSilence86 · Storm Cat has yet to have one win the derby for him. Will this be the year his line wins it? · 98 days ago ·
  • LaurieRoss · Hard Spun has a 10F winner on dirt (Questing) & Charismatic is in Japan. He has only 1 SW as a broodmare sire, and that one is a winner at 9F. 2nd damsire of Wicked Strong is With Approval, MGSW at 10 - 12F. Candy Ride has no 10F SW over dirt. Storm Cat is the damsire of 3 SW at 10F over dirt. 2nd damsire Grenfall failed to win 2x at 10F, as did his daughters' best offspring (Twilight Agenda). There's more stamina on Wicked Strong's bottom line than Shared Belief's. I agree that Hard Spun isn't a true 10F horse, but under the right cirmstances, he can sire a 10F horse. · 97 days ago ·
Who are the Kentucky Derby Contenders from New York? Check out Matt Shifman's first list of the top contenders...Read More
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  • tmallios1 · Capper how did W.S. gain on them.At the top of the stretch he was even with Cairo and a half length behind Honor Code. They all ran even in the stretch. The horse that might of secretly run a big race ,was Pletchers Intense Holiday. He was about 7 lengths off of that WALK-Athon up front. He made a big move on the turn,almost caught up to them at the sixteenth pole.If you look carefully,Wicked Strong came out and interfered with him. Personally the top 3 were not impressive at all.The dissapointing horse was Honor Code,based on the closing kick he showed his first 2 races. I would of thought he'd run away and hide going so slow thru the middle part of the race. · 118 days ago ·
  • marylandgq · I'm glad to see a Pioneerof the Nile offspring (Cairo Prince) as a Derby contender. Even though POTN runners has been solid on turf, ya gotta think tehy'll take to the CD dirt as their daddy did in his first time on natural dirt. Great list Matt. · 106 days ago ·
With a close proximity to Canada, a country where many of my relatives reside, and a place where I spent many summer afternoons venturing to the track with my father, I thought I'd give this current blog post a taste of some North-of-the-Border flavor. Canadians, one and all, can be proud of their h...Read More
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  • LAZMANNICK · But I promise I'll not be naughty and will be overly nice Vic. · 129 days ago ·
  • goblin · I now see, via the link, that the proceeds are for the Canadian Hall of Fame itself. · 129 days ago ·
In a strangely run race, Honor Code persevered after being overtaken in the stretch, and fought back powerfully on the rail to nail Cairo Prince by a nose in the Remsen Stakes.Read More
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  • LAZMANNICK · On the surface it looked like a plodding type of race, especially when they stopped the teletimer in 1.52.95 for 9F. However, when looking at the splits it was an entirely different matter. Honor Code ran his first 5F in 1.05.19 and 6F in 1.17.56 mainly because the pace-setter dictated the early fractions. That was probably the reason why he was up so close to the pace. Honor Code came home his final 6F in a much faster 1.11.92, final 5F in 59.83, final 3F in 35.36 and final furlong in 11.70 (which extrapolates to a final 2F in 23.43). For this he received a Beyer of 88, which IMO shows the fallacy that Beyers sometimes present. This was a much better race than an 88 Beyer would indicate. When looking at the actual race time fractions for the three 9F stakes, the Demoiselle, Comely and Remsen, the first 4F in the Demoiselle were in 50.65 and the final 3F in 37.17; Comely in 48.04 and 37.94; and Remsen in a much slower 52.74 and much faster 35.36. Honor Code proved himself today with a guy performance, ran unhurried but up close to a dawdling pace, and then powered home in fast time which compares very favorably to the extrapolated final 3F of 37.09 in the Cigar. He should now be the early favorite for the Derby and unlike some of the early Derby favorites in the past few years, he looks very legitimate. · 134 days ago ·
  • LAZMANNICK · Should be powered home in a gutsy performance. · 134 days ago ·
Speaking by telephone from South Florida, where he soon will be joined by Grade 2 Remsen hero Honor Code, Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey said the A.P. Indy colt came out of his victory in good order and will be prepared for a 2014 Triple Crown campaign.Read More
This Saturday at The Big A has the makings of a spectacular afternoon. We have some awesome graded stakes action, and for me personally, it will mark a couple of firsts. It will be my inaugural trip to Aqueduct and also my first time on scene as a member of the HRN team. I am thrilled about both and...Read More
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  • jasen.mangrum · 6 deep in the Cigar Mile & no Goldencents...that is a super deep field. · 136 days ago ·
  • AndyScoggin · It super chalked out. We hit, but lost money. Even with Flat Out winning the cigar mile, but favorites from Pletcher/Repole and Jacobson will sure drive down the price. · 136 days ago ·
In his electrifying debut victory after falling 22 lengths back and his loss by a diminishing neck October 5 in the Grade 1 Foxwoods Champagne, Honor Code stamped himself one of the most buzz-worthy 2-year-old runners in the country. Read More
1st- Master Lightning 2nd-Honor Code 3rd- Cario Prince.
This Saturday at Aqueduct we are in for a real treat. We have a quad of very nice stakes races on tap, highlighted by the absolutely stacked Grade 1 Cigar Mile. The 2 year old fillies and colts will also be on display in a pair of Grade 2’s in The Demoiselle and The Remsen. Add in the Grade 3 Comely...Read More
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  • Mary Z. · Got Lucky, My Happy Face, Clearly Now, Cairo Prince. · 137 days ago ·
  • BenjaminGay · Forty Tales? I don't think so but this is horse racing and to be fair I'm not sure who to play in this one. I'm gonna go Goldencents and Groupie Doll but I'm pulling for the Doll to win it. I just think it may be a little too far for her. · 136 days ago ·
How is that the Remsen, Delta Jackpot and Iriqois offer points for the KY Derby and the Cash Call Futurity doesnt? Seems pretty stupid because these races dont come close to the prestige of the CashCall
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  • Mary Z. · Cash Call will be good this year, sadly the final one at Hollywood Park. Two Big Guy babies should be running. No idea about the lack of points. Free The Illinois Derby! · 138 days ago ·
  • Mary Z. · Cash Call will be good this year, sadly the final one at Hollywood Park. Two Big Guy babies should be running. No idea about the lack of points. Free The Illinois Derby! · 138 days ago ·
Working in company with Grade 1 winner Alpha, Grade 2 Nashua winner Cairo Prince completed preparations for Saturday's Grade 2, $400,000 Remsen this morning, breezing five furlongs in 1:01.08 on the training track at Belmont.Read More
Lane's End and Dell Ridge Farms' Honor Code, most recently second in the Grade 1 Foxwoods Champagne Stakes, breezed an easy five furlongs in 1:03.34 this morning on Belmont Park's main track in preparation for his next engagement, the Grade 2 Remsen on November 30.Read More
Does anyone know what time the REMSEN and CIGAR MILE are going to run? I am getting TVG and NBC SPORTS installed and I want to host a Cigar Mile Cigar party. I am technologically inept so I am having trouble finding these things out.
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  • illhaveanothertriplecrown · I am looking forward to this Cigar mile Cigar party. I am going to try to match a brand of cigar to each of the hroses and guests will pull out a cigar with either the Remsen or Cigar Mile and a number. That will be their horse and if they win they keep the 50% of the pool with the other 50% going to either Wounded Warrior or Fisher House. · 151 days ago ·
  • tmallios1 · good for you,very nice thoughts.Enjoy your day with your friends. · 151 days ago ·
Could these two young colts, expected to meet in the Remsen Stakes, become racing's next big thing?Read More
Oh man, my girl Groupie Doll is joining the Cigar Mile party. With Goldencents already in, Honor Code Remsen bound, and the Demoiselle and Comely also on the day’s festivities, I can’t help but think that I need to be on any plane or train headed to the Big A on November 30. Or maybe it’s time for a...Read More
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  • tony bada bing · Man, love that movie! Drove to Chicago with a bud once a loonnng time ago...ran out of money and clean underwear, which meant is was time to come home. Good luck brother! · 156 days ago ·
  • BenjaminGay · I'm a little concerned about the distance but I love to see the stars race. · 155 days ago ·
Will this be the year the Remsen field runs the race under 1:50?. Hasn't been done since Believe It in '77 GO WICKED STRONG!
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  • EP Taylor · Although the Wood in the last 90's early 2000's ran their Woods a good 3 secs fater then the last 3 runnings. · 158 days ago ·
  • EP Taylor · Please skipp past my horribly written sentances...you should see my point in there somewhere ;) · 158 days ago ·
The question begs, should a healthy Honor Code be running in the most important juvenile race we have? Read More
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  • kentuckyderbypost · Big fan of this decision simply because the connections are wise enough to do what they feel is best. And that's all i need to know. The BC is a great event but not pressing the issue with a Juvenile can be a very good decision down the road · 168 days ago ·
  • Mike in SB · I don't believe racing as a 2 year old hurts a horse's chances in the big races as a 3 year old. If you look at the champion 2 year olds in the pre lasix past, most had great 3 year old seasons, including all the Triple Crown winners from the 1970's. I believe the main difference is the Breeders Cup. It takes a different kind of horse to win the Juvenile, many winners are early developing speed horses. When the races get longer the next year, these horses have trouble competing with the top colts. · 168 days ago ·
Trainer Jimmy Jerkens expressed satisfaction with Wicked Strong's two-length victory in a Saturday maiden special weight, adding that the 2-year-old could make his next start in the Grade 2, $400,000 Remsen at 1 1/8 miles on November 30 at Aqueduct Racetrack.Read More
Win one, lose one. Win another, lose another. It would appear that Overanalyze purchased a one-way ticket to Inconsistentville. On the other hand, he just might be ready to pull off a Belmont Stakes surprise. Since his career debut on August 9, the Repole runner has a perfect win-every-other-start r...Read More
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  • LennyGeorge · If he runs I stay with Orb...He's beaten the best of the best so far ...I believe the track bet him a t Pimlico · 326 days ago ·
  • zxswordxz · Agreed with Lenny. The track and the fact that Joel couldn't get him to the outside. The horse is not comfortable on the inside and so is Joel. If he run, Orb win the Belmont Stakes! · 326 days ago ·

Race Results & Past Performances

View DetailsView Video11/30/13Aqu91 1/8 mD02 MRemsen-G2Honor CodeCairo PrinceWicked Strong1:52.92
View DetailsView Video11/24/12Aqu71 1/8 mD02 MRemsen-G2OveranalyzeNormandy InvasionDelhomme1:50.13
View DetailsView Video11/26/11Aqu71 1/8 mD02 MRemsen-G2O'Prado AgainSouper SpeedyEl Padrino1:52.07
View DetailsView Video11/27/10Aqu71 1/8 mD02 MRemsen-G2To Honor and ServeMucho Macho ManMountain Town1:50.03
View DetailsView Video11/28/09Aqu71 1/8 mD02 MRemsen-G2Buddy's SaintPeppi KnowsCitrus Kid1:52.95
View DetailsView Video11/29/08Aqu71 1/8 mD02 MRemsen-G2Old FashionedAtomic RainAmerican Dance0:00.00
View Details11/26/05Aqu71 1/8 mD0 Remsen-G2Bluegrass CatFlashy BullParkhimonbroadway1:52.20
View Details11/30/02Aqu81 1/8 mD02 MRemsen-G2ToccetBhamEmpire Maker1:50.40
View Details11/25/00Aqu71 1/8 mD02 MRemsen-G2Windsor CastleOmmadonBuckle Down Ben1:51.92
View Details11/30/97Aqu81 1/8 mD02 MRemsen-G2Coronado's QuestHalory HunterBrooklyn Nick1:52.27
View Details12/01/96Aqu81 1/8 mD02 MRemsen-G2The Silver MoveJulesAccelerator1:53.54
View DetailsView Video11/25/95Aqu71 1/8 mD02 MRemsen-G2TropicoolSkip AwayCrafty Friend1:50.30
View Details11/26/94Aqu71 1/8 mD02 MRemsen-G2Thunder GulchWestern EchoMighty Magee1:53.80
View Details11/26/77Aqu81 1/8 mD0 Remsen-G2Believe ItAlydarQuadratic1:47.80
View Details11/30/66Aqu71 mileD02 MRemsenDamascusNative GuileReflected Glory1:37.00