Belmont Park

Barbara D. Livingston
Effinex won two consecutive runnings of the Grade 2 Suburban Handicap in 2015 and 2016.
Effinex, a Grade 1 winner and young New York stallion, died Wednesday in his stall of a pulmonary aneurysm at McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., according to his breeder, Dr. Russell Cohen.Full Story >>
TODAY October 19, 2017
Trainer Todd Pletcher will not have a runner in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf on Nov. 3.
Saturday's $200,000 Mohawk Stakes, for New York-bred males on turf, has attracted a different cast of characters to the statebred stakes ranks.
While her fellow New York-breds are gearing up for New York Showcase Day at Belmont Park, Highway Star put in a strong workout Thursday morning in preparation for the Breeders' Cup.
Takaful, the Grade 1 Vosburgh winner, breezed four furlongs in 48.30 seconds over the Belmont Park training track Thursday morning.
The New York Showcase Day Program, headlined by the rich Empire Classic and Empire Distaff, remains one of the best wagering cards of the season on this circuit.
Eclectic groups have been assembled for the pair of juvenile stakes on Saturday's Empire Showcase Day program at Belmont Park, with outfits from California, Kentucky, and Maryland well represented in addition to those based in New York.
New York-breds have faced open company with increased frequency and success in recent years, as evidenced by the sizeable contingent headed from the Empire State to the Breeders' Cup. Several statebred stalwarts who have turned in creditable efforts ...
TimeformUS handicapper David Aragona provides his Highlight Horse for Thursday's card at Belmont Park.
YESTERDAY October 18, 2017
TimeformUS handicapper David Aragona highlights some contenders on Thursday's card at Belmont Park.
When Aqueduct opens its fall meet on Nov. 3, it will unveil a new turf course. On Wednesday, horses were permitted on the course for the first time, with trainer Rudy Rodriguez sending out four horses to gallop over it.