This weekend’s Horse Racing Race of the Week takes us to Aqueduct Racetrack in Queens, New York for the 2012 Cigar Mile where recent Breeders Cup Filly and Mare Sprint winner, and Horse of the Year candidate, Groupie Doll will take on six males in the Grade:1, one mile event.
The way I see it, this is the last big weekend of racing for the rest of 2012. I mean, we still have a few good races left, (Hollywood Starlet Dec. 8, the Cashcall Futurity Dec. 15 and the Malibu Stakes Dec. 26 all at Hollywood Park) but for the most part, the 2012 Horse Racing season has been completed.
When I say big weekends, I mean multiple races, run at multiple tracks around the country and this weekend, we have just that for the last time this year.
Today (Friday) will feature three races that should draw your attention. Aqueduct will run the Go For Wand Stakes for three year old and up fillies and mares. The field drew just five runners with Fantasy of Flight listed as the 7-5 morning line favorite. Als...