Belmont Park

YESTERDAY September 30, 2016
He could still show up in the Kelso on Oct. 8, but it appears Baccelo will make a pit stop in Sunday's $200,000 Temperence Hill Stakes at Belmont Park.
Aside from being $150,000 races at seven furlongs for New York-breds, Sunday's Joseph A. Gimma and Bertram F. Bongard at Belmont Park are markedly different races. The Gimma, for fillies, is a wide-open race with a field of 13. The Bongard, for males, ...
Coasted won't have to wait until the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf to take on competition from around the world. Sunday's Grade 3, $200,000 Miss Grillo features horses who last raced in Ireland, France, and Great Britain.
September 29, 2016
Haveyougoneaway, the New York-bred filly who won a pair of stakes at Saratoga, including the Grade 1 Ballerina, worked four furlongs in 47.00 seconds over the Belmont main track Thursday morning.
The $150,000 Joseph A. Gimma Stakes on Sunday drew a field of 13 New York-bred juvenile fillies, while the $150,000 Bertram F. Bongard for New York-bred males on the same card managed to draw a field of only five.
A field of eight marathon types was entered in the $200,000 Temperence Hill, to be run Sunday at Belmont, and the 1 5/8-mile race appears wide open.
There were no European shippers for Saturday's Grade 1 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic, but three horses who have been racing exclusively in Europe will be running in Sunday's Grade 3, $200,000 Miss Grillo Stakes at Belmont Park.
The connections and supporters of Flintshire can lament the fact Saturday's Grade 1, $500,000 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic will likely be run over soft turf. They can fret about the seeming lack of pace. Ultimately, however, they can find great comfort in ...
The Grade 3 Pilgrim at Belmont Park on Saturday is not an easy race to nail down. None of the entrants in the 1 1/16-mile turf race for 2-year-olds has won more than a single race, and the wet forecast is likely to result in less-than-firm conditions.
After Forever Unbridled got beat with a troubled trip in the Grade 1 Odgen Phipps here in June, trainer Dallas Stewart said he would never again run her in a one-turn race. But the allure of the Grade 1, $400,000 Beldame was too much to ignore