Samraat, Uncle Sigh for round #3 in GI Wood Memorial Stakes ? – Probables with Free Past Performances
This coming Saturday, Aqueduct presents its biggest graded stakes race card of the winter/spring meeting, highlighted by the $1,000,000, GI Wood Memorial Stakes, for 3yo’s, going 1 1/8 mile out on Aqueduct main track as another 100 Derby Points and a sure-fire Derby 140 gate awaits this Saturday’s winner!
If you have been following this year’s Derby trail action, at all, then you know of the ongoing rivalry between the undefeated Samraatand his runner-up sidekick Uncle Sigh, has been raging here at Aqueduct all winter long, as the pair has come 1-2 in both the GIII Withers Stakes and the GIII Gotham Stakes, running side by side all the way around the Aqueduct inner-track to a pair of very exciting stretch duels.
Social Inclusion, should also be in the mix here too coming in off a record-setting G/P alw performance last out!
Noble Moon, also returns to Aqueduct as the last out winner of the GII Jerome Stakes here earlier this winter.
The 2014 edition Probables are,
Samraat, winner of both GIII Withers Stakes and the GIII Gotham Stakes!
Uncle Sigh, 2nd in both GIII Withers Stakes and the GIII Gotham Stakes!
Social Inclusion, a widely heralded new comer to graded 3yo racing winning a big G/P alw last beating the highly regarded Honor Code by 10 full lengths and covering the 1 1/16 mile in a course record of 1:40.97!
Noble Moon, winner of the GII Jerome Stakes here last out!
Harpoon, 5th in the GIII Gotham Stakes last out might try the Aqueduct main this time!
Wicked Strong, 3rd in the GII Remsen Stakes here last fall, but finished 4th last out in that same G/P Alw that the now top derby prospect inConstitution, won on his way to last Saturday’s GI Florida Derby win.
Kid Cruz, winner of the $100k Private Terms stakes at Laurel last out!