Williams News tries to save his year

Updated: November 14, 2001, 11:15 AM ET
By David Grening | Daily Racing Form

JAMAICA, N.Y. -- Two years after nearly winning the Red Smith Handicap, Williams News will give it another try on Saturday at Aqueduct. The Red Smith, the final turf stakes of the year in New York, is a Grade 2 race run at 12 furlongs and carries a purse of $150,000. In the 1999 Red Smith, Williams News made the lead in midstretch only to pull himself up, according to his trainer, Tom Amoss. That allowed ...

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