Williams News tries to save his year
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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