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Spring Can’t Come Fast Enough At Aqueduct

By Noel Michaels

Jerome Stakes 2015Spring is finally here and since better racing and wagering will soon be returning to New York, this seems like a good time to take a look at the Aqueduct meet from the winter, so handicappers can try to get a leg up on what to expect this spring in terms of the best running styles, post positions, track biases and jockeys and trainers that should be concentrated on in order to give you the best chances to win.

The 2018 Aqueduct winter schedule is currently scaled down to just three days a week of racing, Fridays through Sundays, until the beginning of April. That will soon change, however, as the return of turf racing and the running of the Wood Memorial usher in spring racing, and the 3-day-a-week winter schedule turns into a 5-day-a-week spring schedule.

Racing finally goes back to Belmont Park on Friday, April 27.

This has been a season of transition for New York horseplayers since the… (more)