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Avery Island sails to Withers triumph

February 3, 2018 0

by Teresa Genaro He hadn’t raced since a runner-up effort in the Remsen (G2) last November, but Avery Island showed no rust in returning to Aqueduct, easily winning the Withers (G3) on Saturday afternoon by […]

Firenze Fire, Avery Island face off in Withers

January 31, 2018 0

Only six sophomores were entered for Saturday’s $250,000 Withers Stakes (G3) at Aqueduct, but the Road to the Kentucky Derby points contest features both Firenze Fire and Avery Island seeking the majority of the 10-4-2-1 […]

Catholic Boy romps making dirt debut in Remsen

December 2, 2017 0

Catholic Boy made a spectacular switch from turf to dirt, rolling to a 4 ¾-length victory in Saturday’s $250,000 Remsen (G2) at Aqueduct, and stamped himself as a Kentucky Derby contender in the process. Owned […]