Tags ‘My Adonis’

Litfin: Aqueduct pick five play for Saturday, Nov. 8

DRF | 2 weeks ago
After a noticeable outside flow on the main track the past three days, combined with a turf course that’s been in use for a grand total of three races so far this month and not at all since Wednesday, you’d have to be crazy to start off Saturday’s card with a 50-cent pick five play before seeing how things are playing. Read More...

Monmouth Park: My Adonis drops into allowance to start 2013 campaign

DRF | 1 year ago
After 11 straight stakes appearances, My Adonis launches his comeback in a $46,000 third-level allowance on Friday at Monmouth Park. Read More...

My Adonis Proves Best in Long Branch Stakes

Michael Compton | 2 years ago
My Adonis drew off in the stretch and then held off a hard-charging Macho Macho to capture the $100,000 Long Branch Stakes at Monmouth Park on Sunday. Owned by George and Lori Hall, My Adonis covered the mile and a sixteenth over a fast main track in 1... Read More...

Monmouth Park: My Adonis holds off Macho Macho in Long Branch

DRF | 2 years ago
Mike Farrell Ryan Denver/EQUI-PHOTOMy Adonis (right) holds off Macho Macho to win the Long Branch Stakes by a half-length.OCEANPORT, N.J. – My Adonis got the jump on the pack and held off M... Read More...

Belmont Stakes 2012: Union Rags rallies along rail to defeat Paynter

DRF | 2 years ago
Dave Litfin Tom KeyserUnion Rags (right), with John Velazquez up, gets by Paynter and Mike Smith to win the Belmont Stakes.ELMONT, N.Y. – Union Rags, the only Grade 1 dirt winner in the fie... Read More...

Belmont Stakes 2012: Halls target repeat with My Adonis

DRF | 2 years ago
David Grening Barbara D. LivingstonMy Adonis arrives at Belmont Park on Wednesday for the Belmont Stakes.ELMONT, N.Y. – Owners George and Lori Hall and trainer Kelly Breen pulled off a Belm... Read More...

George and Lori Hall Expected to Enter My Adonis in Belmont Stakes

Michael Compton | 2 years ago
Owners George and Lori Hall, who campaigned last year’s Belmont Stakes (G1) winner Ruler On Ice, have decided to enter My Adonis in this year’s “Test of the Champion.” According to the Halls, My Adonis, most recently third in the Canonero II St... Read More...

Pimlico: Pretension upsets Canonero II; My Adonis third

DRF | 3 years ago
Ira Kaplan The 8-1 shot Pretension won a three-horse blanket finish in the $51,000 Canonero II Stakes on Saturday at Pimlico. My Adonis, who had been shipped to Churchill Downs earlier in the ... Read More...

Kentucky Derby: Mark Valeski withdrawn from consideration; Optimizer in

DRF | 3 years ago
Jay Privman Barbara D. LivingstonMark Valeski will not run in the Kentucky Derby, his connections announced Tuesday.LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Mark Valeski on Tuesday morning was withdrawn from cons... Read More...

King: Taking a stand against the Derby prep favorites

DRF | 3 years ago
Byron King Chances are likely that either Gemologist or Alpha will win Saturday’s Wood Memorial at Aqueduct. Similarly, Creative Cause is the most logical winner of the Santa Anita Derby.Ho... Read More...

Weekend Warrior for April 7: Picks for Wood Memorial, Illinois Derby, Santa Anita Derby

DRF | 3 years ago
Mike Watchmaker There are important cards Saturday at Aqueduct and Santa Anita, but without question, the main focus of the day concerns major final Kentucky Derby preps.The Grade 1, $1 million W... Read More...

My Adonis looks sharp in Wood Memorial drill

DRF | 3 years ago
David Grening Barbara D. LivingstonMy Adonis is being pointed to the Grade 1 Wood Memorial on April 7 at Aqueduct.OZONE PARK, N.Y. – While many of his colleagues were at Palm Meadows in Flo... Read More...

Wood Memorial Next for Gemologist

WinStar Farm’s undefeated Gemologist is headed to Aqueduct for next month’s $1 million Wood Memorial (G1), trainer Todd Pletcher confirmed by phone to NYRA officials on Wednesday morning. Also targeting the Wood are: Hansen, Street Life, The Lumber... Read More...

Hansen impressive in Gotham

Last year’s Juvenile Champion Hansen returns to the winner’s circle in his second start of the season. Read More...

Hansen Impressive in Gotham

Last year’s Juvenile Champion Hansen returns to the winner’s circle in his second start of the season After failing to visit the winner’s circle in the Holy Bull Stakes (G3) at Gulfstream Park in his 2012 debut in January, Hansen returned to his ... Read More...

Gotham Stakes preview

2012 Triple Crown | 3 years ago
Jon & Joel talk about the recent attrition on the Kentucky Derby trial, and bring in Brisnet’s Ed DeRosa to help break down Saturday’s Gotham Stakes. Read More...

Season Premiere

2012 Triple Crown | 3 years ago
Jon & Joel kick off the third year of TCI – aka Triple Crown Insider – and catch up on the three-year-old picture through the Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream. Read More...