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4-legged A Rod still at bat in New York

Updated: October 7, 2011, 7:13 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- A Rod isn't faring so well at the racetrack, either.

Yes, there is A Rod (no hyphen) the horse. Unlike A-Rod the Yankee, this colt's season isn't over although he sure could use a win.

The 3-year-old, named in honor of Alex Rodriguez, will be entered to run Thursday at Belmont Park in a $20,000 claiming race.

"The owner is a big Yankee fan and named the horse for the team and A-Rod," says J.P. Campo, who trains A Rod for Peggy Vandervoort-Kumble. "I've been a Yankee ...

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