Feb. 1 Racing News

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Where They're Heading Next
Next-race plans for over 50 horses on our lists

By Dick Downey

Looking Good

ASTROLOGY--Has not put in any recorded works this year through yesterday, Jan. 31, but if all goes well, the Grade II San Felipe looks like it would fit.

BOYS AT TOSCONOVA--No next-race plans announced yet after being withdrawn from the Holy Bull.

BRETHREN--Nominated to the Feb. 12 Grade III Sam F. Davis at Tampa. Back in mid-December, this race was mentioned as a possible 2011 starting point, and a two-race prep schedule for the Kentucky Derby was said to be possible.

CLUBHOUSE RIDE--Being pointed to the Grade II Robert B. Lewis, now at 1 1/8 mile, on Feb. 12.

COMMA TO THE TOP--He's pointed to the Grade III El Camino Real Derby with the Grade II Robert B. Lewis a possible alternative.



Another Weather Day Cancels Big A Racing
Due to expected rain, sleet, and icy conditions, Aqueduct Racetrack will not have live racing on Wednesday. A decision on whether simulcasting will be available at the track and the Belmont Café will be made on Wednesday morning. There is no charge for admission or general parking at Aqueduct on either live racing days (usually Wednesdays through Sundays) or simulcast-only days. On simulcast-only days, fans will be able to enter the facility through the Clubhouse entrance.


New Jockey Club Registraton App Announced
Thoroughbred owners and breeders can now use the iPhone camera to take and submit identification photos for foal registration following the launch of The Jockey Club Registry application, it was announced today by Matt Iuliano, executive vice president and executive director of The Jockey Club. More....

Whirlaway Stakes Probables
Said to be probable for the Whirlaway this Saturday at Aqueduct: Arthur’s Tale, J.J.’s Lucky Train, Norman Asbjornson, Preachintothedevil (Just In Case), Rescind the Trade (Worth Watching), Sky Music. Look to see if Another Silver Oak (Worth Watching) is entered.

Preakness Infield Tickets Go on Sale
The Maryland Jockey Club announced tickets for the 2011 Preakness public Infield go on sale today. The 136th annual event will take place May 21 at Pimlico Race Course. More....


Yesterday's Workouts from Around the Nation
On Jan. 31, Another Silver Oak breezed four in :52.00 (44/50) at BEL.
On Jan. 31, Awesome Patriot worked six in 1:12.40 (5/14) at SA.
On Jan. 31, Beamer breezed four in :48.20 1/19) at PMM.
On Jan. 31, Beau de Beaupre breezed four in :52.00(44/50) at BEL.
On Jan. 31, Comma to the Top worked seven in 1:24.60 (1/1) at HOL.
On Jan. 31, Doubledown On Ten worked four in :47.00 (4/42) at SA.
On Jan. 31, Justin Phillip breezed four in :51.00 (52/71) at FG.
On Jan. 31, Prime Cut breezed four in :48.80 (15/71) at FG.
On Jan. 31, Shackleford worked five in 1:00.00 (4/14) at GP.
On Jan. 31, Silver Medallion worked six in 1:12.60 (7/14) at SA.
On Jan. 31, Tapizar worked five in 1:00.20 (8/37) at SA.