Jhirsch Graduates in New York

JHIRSCH wrapped up a very productive Saturday for Herringswell with his authoritative maiden-breaking victory at Belmont At The Big A. There was a full field of twelve entered in the 8 1/2 furlong contest on the turf, and Jhirsch had Manny Franco aboard. He stalked the leader throughout, settled in second until the upper stretch. […]

Memorialize Wins Aqueduct’s Tepin Stakes

It was a productive afternoon for Gainesway at Aqueduct, with MEMORIALIZE capturing the Tepin Stakes. She was ridden again today Manny Franco, who was aboard in her last start, the Miss Grillo Stakes-G2 on October 4. After a bothersome trip that day, she finished 5th to eventual Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf-G1 winner Hard To […]

Toupie Wins Aqueduct’s Stewart Manor Stakes

Wertheimer & Frere have yet another promising homebred youngster in TOUPIE, winner today of the Stewart Manor Stakes at Aqueduct. The 2-year-old filly by Uncle Mo out of the Tapit mare Ameritume was making her fourth career start at her fourth different track. Jockey Jorge Ruiz made the trip up to New York to ride […]

Queen For A Day

She had none of it to deal with at Belmont at the Big A today, as QUEEN OF THE MUD (IRE) broke her maiden on Aqueduct’s firm outer turf course in brilliant sunshine. Her first start was three weeks ago at Delaware Park, going five furlongs on the grass under Daniel Centeno. The pair were […]

Honest Al Gets First Win at Saratoga

Photo by Sarah Andrew/TDN For an owner, winning at Saratoga is a celebratory occasion. For a horse, breaking its maiden there adds just a little more gloss to a resume. RyZan Sun Racing LLC had exactly that reason to celebrate on Friday when 2-year-old HONEST AL bested foes to score his first win in his […]

Chulainn Does It Again

We’ve had him on the Herringswell roster since June, 2020. Now in his fourth season on the track, CHULAINN is one of those horses who goes out and does the job. The 5-year-old New York-bred by Kantharos has made all but one of his 14 lifetime starts taking advantage of that lucrative program, running – […]

Quite the Show from Sammy Jo

“English filly, English trainer,” NYRA’s Laffit Pincay said as NO SHOW SAMMY JO (GB) and Manny Franco galloped back after winning the second race at Belmont Park today. Most of the NYRA analysts liked her in this spot, and she went off as the deserving 8/5 favorite in the one-mile maiden special weight on the […]

Chulainn in a New York Photo

Newcal Stable’s homebred CHULAINN didn’t mind sunny but cold Aqueduct this afternoon, getting his nose down just a whisker ahead of favored Dripping Gold to win his 11-furlong allowance on the grass with Manny Franco aboard. Per the NYRA chart, he “gamely got the bob on the wire.” It was career win number five for […]

War Fighter Wins Battle at The Big A

He was the hot topic of discussion among NYRA analysts Richard Migliore, Maggie Wolfendale, Rick Schosberg and Jonathan Kinchen before his maiden special weight going six furlongs on Aqueduct’s outer turf course today. And Stone Farm-bred and owned WAR FIGHTER lived up to the hype. Now 4, the dark bay colt by War Front from […]

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