Belmont Park

YESTERDAY May 25, 2016
Officials with the New York Racing Association seemed confident that a bill would get done by next month that would return the company to private control, but they sidestepped questions concerning one proposal that could include an unspecified loss of ...
The chairman of the New York Senate Racing, Gaming, and Wagering Committee introduced a bill on Wednesday that would restore control of the board of the New York Racing Association to the association itself, as part of a “re-privatization” plan ...
Coming Attraction drew good reviews after her first two starts this year. But when Coming Attraction made her stakes debut last month in New York, she flopped. Friday, Coming Attraction will try to rewrite the script when she returns to allowance ...
Onus, who set a turf course record winning an allowance race last Saturday at Belmont Park, is unlikely to run back in the Grade 1 Just a Game on June 11, according to trainer Shug McGaughey. McGaughey is targeting the Grade 1 Diana on July 23 with ...
Last Saturday, while the racing world was focusing on the Preakness, Upstart blitzed four furlongs in 46.06 seconds over the Belmont Park main track. He wore blinkers for the work and will wear blinkers for the first time in a race in the Met Mile.
The Stephen Foster Handicap is still more than three weeks away, but probable race favorite Effinex had his most serious workout for the race on Wednesday, drilling seven furlongs in 1:27.40 over the Belmont Park training track.
In the wake of the highly disappointing news that Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist will miss the 148th Belmont Stakes because of an illness, the other 3-year-olds being pointed to the June 11 classic at Belmont Park are continuing unaffected with their ...
May 24, 2016
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to re-privatize the New York Racing Association includes a provision to pull some of the revenue racing receives from the casino at Aqueduct, according to a watch group based in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
May 23, 2016
Mike Beer's horses to watch at Belmont Park for the week of May 23.
Trainer Michelle Nevin said the Grade 1, $500,000 Ballerina at Saratoga on Aug. 27 is the long-term goal for Paulassilverlining, the 3 1/4-length winner of Saturday's Grade 3 Vagrancy Handicap at Belmont. What she does between now and then remains ...