Who Stole My Sock and the Lewises, far left

“Sock” Shocks on Maryland Million Day

The 37th time was the charm, for the charmingly named Who Stole My Sock in the Maryland Million Starter Handicap. Much like his apparent namesake, Who Stole My Sock was nowhere to be found for most of the one-mile race, racing well towards the back under jockey Yomar Ortiz. But running about eight-wide around the…

Noah Syndergaard and Robert Gsellman, with unidentified friend, at Belmont Park. NYRA photo

For Syndergaard, another agonizing loss

Just three days after the Mets’ season came to a close despite a scintillating performance by ace Noah Syndergaard, the horse named for the pitcher suffered a brutal beat at Belmont Park. Undefeated in two previous races and having won his last by 10 1/4 lengths, Syndergaard the horse is a two-year-old New York-bred, and…