Spot Plays for New York Claiming Championship Day

Gulfstream Park will be the focus for the majority of American racing fans this weekend, but the fourth New York Claiming Championship Day offers horseplayers an intriguing wagering alternative on Saturday afternoon. The ten-race card has several short priced horses, but there is still plenty of money to be made at Aqueduct Racetrack on Saturday. Here are a few horses I will be building my day around at the “Big A.” Race 6 The $70,000 Peeping Tom goes through 2-1-morning [...]

Dude has another crack at Fall Highweight Handicap

Stallwalkin' Dude will be hard to beat in the Fall Highweight Handicap at Aqueduct. Pic: NYRA. Defeated in a close finish in the Fall Highweight Handicap (G3) last year, the seemingly ageless Stallwalkin’ Dude is out to make amends in 2017. The 7-year-old gelding was just nabbed near the line last year by Heaven’s Runway, to whom he was conceding 11 pounds, and he’ll have to concede between four and nine pounds to his rivals this year. However, [...]