Thursday, March 22 2012
ALPHA ONCE AGAIN POINTING FOR RESORTS WORLD CASINO NEW YORK CITY WOOD MEMORIAL
OZONE PARK, N.Y. – With juvenile champion and Grade 3 Gotham winner Hansen now probable to make his next start in the Grade 1 Blue Grass at Keeneland, Grade 3 Withers victor Alpha is once again likely to compete in the Grade 1, $1 million Resorts World Casino New York City Wood Memorial at Aqueduct Racetrack on April 7.
Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin and owner Godolphin Racing have been mulling multiple options for Alpha, among them the Resorts World Casino New York City Wood Memorial, the Grade 1 Florida Derby on March 31, and the Grade 2 Louisiana Derby on April 1. On Tuesday, McLaughlin said the colt was probable for the Louisiana Derby but today announced Alpha is expected to make his next start at Aqueduct.
Read more articles in the Fair Grounds category.