Summer Revolution Looks Live in Toboggan Stakes

Takaful winning the Vosburgh Stakes (gr. I) at Belmont Park (Photo courtesy of NYRA/Coglianese Photography/Chelsea Durand) Though most of the attention this weekend will be on the Pegasus World Cup, handicappers might also want to keep an eye on the $100,000 Toboggan Stakes (gr. III) at Aqueduct. The field for the seven-furlong sprint is led by #2 Takaful, who is using the Toboggan as a prep for the prestigious Dubai Golden Shaheen (UAE-I) two months from now in [...]

Practical Joke out to extend one-turn record in Cigar Mile

Practical Joke wins the 2017 H. Allan Jerkens Stakes at Saratoga. Pic: Coglianese Photos/Chelsea Durand. With stallion duty at Ashford Stud looming next year, leading 3-year-old Practical Joke aims to end his career unbeaten around one turn in the Cigar Mile (G1) at Aqueduct. Practical Joke has run well without winning in two-turn races all year, his efforts including a third-place finish in the Haskell Invitational (G1) and finishing fourth in the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) Nov. [...]