Irish War Cry Rebounds with 2017 GII Wood Memorial Stakes win – Results and Replay


Track Condition: Fast
Winning Time: 1:50.91 

Pgm# Horse Jockey Win Place Show
Irish War Cry Rajiv Maragh 9.00 4.70 3.20
Battalion Runner John R. Velazquez   3.60 2.50
Cloud Computing Irad Ortiz, Jr.     2.60

Also ran were:
5 – True Timber , 4 – Bonus Points , 1 – Glennrichment , 2 – Mo Town , 6 – Stretch’s Stone

Wager Type Winning Numbers Payoff
$2 Pick 3 2-7-8 (3 correct) 1,005.00
$2 Daily Double 7-8 646.00
$2 Exacta 8-3 34.80
$2 Superfecta 8-3-7-5 601.00
$2 Trifecta 8-3-7 84.50

GII Wood Memorial Stakes – Entries – Free PP’s – M/L Odds – Post Positions

Aqueduct – offers the GII Wood Memorial Stakes on this Saturday’s big graded stakes card!

RACE 10, Wood Memorial S. presented by NYRA Bets (Grade II) POST TIME – 5:52 PM EDT

Purse $750,000. For Three Year Olds. One And One Eighth Mile (Dirt)

100-40-20-10 Major Kentucky Derby Points Prep Race!

Saturday’s Free PP’s for Aqueduct

1 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | (10) | 11 | 12

Races in RED are the Stakes

Link to Blue Grass Posting

Link to the Santa Anita Derby Posting

PP Horse M/L Odds A/S Med Jockey Wgt Trainer
1 Glennrichment (KY) 15/1 3/C L K Carmouche 123 R R Rodriguez
2 Mo Town (KY)  6/1 3/C L J Castellano 123 A W Dutrow
3 Battalion Runner (KY)  2/1 3/C L J R Velazquez 123 T A Pletcher
4 Bonus Points (MD) 20/1 3/C L L Saez 123 T A Pletcher
5 True Timber (KY) 12/1 3/C L P Lopez 123 K P McLaughlin
6 Stretch’s Stone (NY)  15/1 3/G L M Franco 123 B N Levine
7 Cloud Computing (KY)  5/2 3/C L I Ortiz, Jr. 123 C C Brown
8 Irish War Cry (NJ) 7/2 3/C L R Maragh 123 H G Motion

2017 Derby Trail set to climax this Saturday with GI Blue Grass, Santa Anita Derby and Wood Memorial – Probables with Free Nominations PP’s

This coming Saturday, 03/08/17, the wild scramble for Kentucky Derby Points will reach its climax with “the” biggest Derby Trail Championship day of 3yo racing here in the 2017 Derby Prep season, as 3 big grand finale 3yo races at Aqueduct in the GII Wood Memorial Stakes, Keeneland’s GI Toyota Blue Grass Stakes and finally the GI Santa Anita Derby out at Santa Anita Park are quickly coming into sharp focus now!

So, we’ve gathered up the Free Nominations PP’s for each race and some probable star runners in each race for your perusal!

2017 Kentucky Derby Points leaderboard and the 2017 Derby Prep Races schedule!

Wood Memorial Aqueduct Apr 8, 2017 100-40-20-10

(Free Nominations PP’s)

Probables – Mo TownOne LinerIrish War CryCloud ComputingBattalion RunnerBonus Points.

Wood Memorial Notes

Pletcher Duo Works Toward Wood Memorial

Irish War Cry Breezes at Fair Hill

Blue Grass Keeneland Apr 8, 2017 100-40-20-10

(Free Nominations PP’s)

Probables – It’s Your NickelTapwritLookin At LeeJ Boys EchoMcCrakenPractical Joke.

Blue Grass Stakes Notes

Brown Likes Blue Grass Timing for Practical Joke

McCraken Makes It Look Easy in Four-Furlong Move

Santa Anita Derby Santa Anita Park Apr 8, 2017 100-40-20-10

(Free Nominations PP’s)

Probables – KimbearBattle Of MidwayReach The WorldTerm of ArtGormleyIliad.

Santa Anita Derby Notes

Iliad Records Final Santa Anita Derby Workout


J Boys Echo rallies late for win, El Areeb 3rd in GIII Gotham Stakes – Results and Replay

J Boys Echo – with a decisive win in the GIII Gotham Stakes!

J Boys Echo, got the best of his Aqueduct winter time nemesis El Areeb, (3rd in this race), with big outside run to glory and 3 1/2 length win in today’s GIII Gotham Stakes at Aqueduct. Cloud Computing, stayed on for the runner-up spot with Action Everyday, filling out this race’s super ticket for you!

J Boys Echo, now with 53 derby points has earned a spot in this year’s GI Kentucky Derby off this win here today !

(“Current” 2017 Kentucky Derby Points Leaderboard and Derby Trail Races Schedule)

Track Condition: Fast
Winning Time: 1:46.34

Prgm# Horse Jockey Win Place Show
J Boys Echo
Robby Albarado 14.80 7.30 2.70
Cloud Computing Manuel Franco   6.50 3.30
El Areeb
Trevor McCarthy     2.10

Also ran were:
10 – Action Everyday , 6 – True Timber , 8 – So Conflated , 2 – Gaetano
Scratched horses:
Glennrichment  (Trainer) , Miggsy  (Trainer) , Apartfromthecrowd  (Trainer)