Day: October 10, 2016

Classic Empire Rebounds, Takes Breeder’s Futurity

Classic Empire bounced back from his disastrous showing in the Hopeful Stakes, winning by a convincing three lengths over a fast-closing Lookin at Lee. In the Hopeful Stakes, Classic Empire unseated his rider at the start of the race and did not finish the race, exhibiting signs of lameness. But the horse was fresh and […]

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Practical Joke Muddies Breeder’s Cup Juvenile

The Breeder’s Cup Juvenile became even more convoluted Saturday as Practical Joke, who is not even nominated for the stakes, overcame a poor start and ran down favored Syndergaard by a nose in the prestigious Champagne Stakes. New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard, for whom Syndergaard is named, was on hand to witness the thrilling […]

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