Francis Paolangeli’s homebred Gold for the King left his mark on the field of the $125,000 New York Stallion Series Stakes Thunder Rumble Division Nov. 18 at Aqueduct Racetrack, running away to a 9 1/4-length score under jockey Joel Rosario.
On the road for her last two starts, Calumet Farm’s Vexatious will return to the site of her first stakes victory Nov. 22 in the $100,000 Red Carpet Handicap (G3T) at Del Mar.
A healthy Runaway Lute is set to battle with a wide-open field for Thanksgiving spoils in the $200,000 Fall Highweight Handicap (G3) going six furlongs Nov. 22 at Aqueduct Racetrack.
Ivan Dalos’ Avie’s Flatter delivered the biggest win of his career Nov. 18 when he outkicked his competition to take the $225,000 Coronation Futurity over 1 1/8 miles on the all-weather track.
Charles Howell III made a 15-foot birdie putt on the second hole of a playoff with Patrick Rodgers on Sunday in the RSM Classic to end an 11-year victory drought.
Avie’s Flatter staked his claim for Canadian champion male 2-year-old honors Sunday at Woodbine with an impressive score in the $225,000 Coronation Futurity.