Monthly Archives: February 2012

AndyScoggin’s Derby Top 10 (v.4)

This past weekend’s major prep races were the Risen Star (G2) on Saturday at FG and the Fountain of Youth (G2) at GP on Sunday.  El Padrino won the impressive stretch duel with Mark Valeski in the Risen Star, while … Continue reading

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NYRA Coverage Begins

AndyScoggin’s coverage of NYRA begins the week of February 27th, at HorseRacingNation.com. http://www.horseracingnation.com/blogs/NYState

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AndyScoggin’s Derby Top 10 (v.3)

The only graded prep race last weekend was the seven furlong (G2) Hutcheson, at Gulfstream, which was won impressively by Thunder Moccasin. Todd Pletcher said that this sophomore runner would stay racing around one turn, so at this point I … Continue reading

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Todd Pletcher on the Verge of 3,000 Wins

Todd Pletcher heads into Saturday’s racing needing only one more winner to reach the 3,000 victory mark.  Pletcher began his training career as an assistant to Hall of Famer D. Wayne Lukas.  Pletcher took out his training license and went … Continue reading

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AndyScoggin’s Derby Top 10 (v.2)

The descriptions include possible next start for each horse and a career summary of starts with results, total earnings and graded stake earnings with the rank amongst Derby contenders.  Currently $120,000, which is up from last week’s number of $110,330, … Continue reading

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