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Whirlaway Stakes

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What the Nation is saying about the Whirlaway Stakes...

You think Kentucky Derby winners always come from the usual faces and the places? Mine That Bird’s shocking win less than two years ago should have gone a long way in dispelling that myth. In my quest to uncover every possible stone...Read More
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  • HowardChinchuck · Remember Smarty Jones won a stakes on the inner dirt.....He did pretty good on the triple crown trail. · 1149 days ago ·
  • BrianZipse · Good Call, Howard ... Smarty won the Count Fleet on January 3 before heading to Arkansas, and yes, he did pretty well ;-) · 1148 days ago ·
Toby’s Corner rallied from last and on to a two-length victory over favored J J’s Lucky Train in the 32nd running of the $100,000 Whirlaway for 3-year-olds Saturday afternoon at Aqueduct Racetrack.   Ridden by Eddie Castro, the chestnut son of Bellamy Road broke sharply and was immediately take...Read More
With an eye to the future, seven 3-year-olds will find out if maturity and distance are on their side when they line up for Saturday’s $100,000 Whirlaway at Aqueduct Racetrack.   At 1 1/16th miles, the Whirlaway – named for the popular colt who swept the 1941 Triple Crown – is just the second ...Read More
Eightyfiveinafifty should be able to return to training in a week after receiving 14 stitches to repair a cut suffered during his premature departure from the racetrack during the running of Saturday’s $100,000 Whirlaway at Aqueduct Racetrack, trainer Gary Contessa said Sunday morning.   “We h...Read More
Mike Monroe, the agent for jockey Jorge Chavez, said the jockey told him that the bit broke on Eightyfiveinafifty which caused Chavez to lose control of the horse which is why he blew the first turn of the Whirlaway Stakes. Monroe said Chavez was complaining of lower back pain and was being examined...Read More
Eightfiveinafifty's much anticipated stakes debut in the Whirlaway was a shocker like nobody anticipated. Breaking a tad slowly from the rail in the five horse field, jockey Jorge Chavez tried to settle the colt on the lead, just to the inside of Three Day Rush. But going into the first turn, Eighty...Read More
  • ruby · Disappointing run from such a talented debut winner. Good to hear that everyone is OK. · 1537 days ago ·
  • mdracing69 · Read on DRF that his bit snapped, and Chavez completely lost control. . · 1537 days ago ·
His name alone tells you he’s fast. And Saturday, Eightyfiveinafifty will get a chance to show how far he can carry his speed when he faces five other up-and-coming 3-year-olds in the 31st running of the $100,000 Whirlaway Stakes at Aqueduct Racetrack.   Having sprinted to a 17¼-length victory...Read More
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  • mid0827 · Cool. I would still grab Maximus Ruler and see what you can get on Drosselmeyer. He looks like a beast. · 1540 days ago ·
  • GQHA2TROT · Ron The Greek's final furlong fractions are scary good. Picture him in the CD stretch. Dublin had health issues and is a forgotten horse. Both should bring nice odds. Good Luck · 1538 days ago ·
BloodHorse, KY Haynesfield continues his winning ways in the Whirlaway... Read More

Race Results & Past Performances

View Details02/05/11Aqu81 1/16 mD03 MWhirlaway StakesToby's CornerJ J's Lucky TrainPreachintothedevil1:45.66
View DetailsView Video02/06/10Aqu31 1/16 mD03 MWhirlaway StakesPeppi KnowsAfleet AgainThree Day Rush1:47.10
View Details02/07/09Aqu81 1/16 mD03 MWhirlaway StakesHaynesfieldCellar DwellerMike From Queens1:44.48
View Details02/11/06Aqu81 1/16 mD03 MWhirlaway StakesAchilles of TroyOne Way FlightRob'em Blind1:43.28
View Details02/07/04Aqu91 1/16 mD03 MWhirlaway StakesLittle Matth ManRisky TrickQuick Action1:45.78
View Details02/09/03FG91 1/16 mD04+ MWhirlaway Stakes-G3Balto StarMineshaftBonapaw1:43.74