Executive Director's Notes

Big Apple Triple Bonus Denied to Contessa Trainee as Understudy Takes NY Derby

Socialsaul squashed stablemate Preachintothedevil’s chances to win all three legs of the Big Apple Triple when he answered a stretch challenge from that one by pulling away to notch a 4 ¼-length victory in the New York Derby at Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack. Preachintothedevil finished second to Socialsaul to round out an all-Contessa exacta….
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Mission Accomplished as NY-Bred Mission Approved Lands Grade I Win

The headlines declare that 7-year-old Mission Approved’s facile win in the G1 Manhattan Handicap on Belmont day was a shocker. Don’t show those headlines to his NY-based co-owner/trainer Naipaul Chatterpaul. The gelding had come within a neck of reeling in Gio Ponti in last year’s Man O’War, but on yielding turf in front of a…
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$670K is in the Mail to You

Dear Breeders, Owners and Stallion Owners, On June 2nd, the New York State Breeding and Development  Fund mailed out awards checks for the second period (March/April) . 317 checks totaling $469,391.86 were mailed to breeders. 63 checks totaling $126,942.83 were mailed to stallion owners. 54 checks totaling $74,076.66 were mailed to owners. As long as you’re reading this, please…
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