Belmont Park

YESTERDAY October 21, 2014
The final week of the fall meet begins with the threat of wind and rain, as a slow-moving nor’easter is forecast to move across New York and New England Wednesday and Thursday.
Fifteen 3-year-olds were entered for Thursday’s seventh race, a $77,000 optional claimer with preliminary allowance conditions that serves as the nominal feature.
October 20, 2014
When trainer Linda Rice looks over the fall stakes calendar for filly and mare sprinters, she finds opportunities few and far between. So, she is considering running her New York-bred filly La Verdad against males for her next start.
While most of the high-profile horses are preparing for the Breeders’ Cup and the end of their racing seasons, one big-name horse is getting closer to restarting his career.
Rajiv Maragh, who suffered a broken arm in a spill during the running of the Jockey Club Gold Cup at Belmont on Sept. 27, confirmed Monday that he would not make it back in time to ride the Breeders’ Cup.
Love and Marriage could be a dual surface threat in Wednesday’s $77,000 allowance feature at Belmont Park. Though Love and Marriage is taking the next logical step from a maiden win on turf last month to a first-level allowance on turf, trainer Chad ...
October 19, 2014
There might have been a chill in the air, but the action was hot and heavy out on the racetrack Sunday at Belmont Park, with more than 30 potential Breeders’ Cup starters working over the main track, training track, and turf.
Late in his 4-year-old year, North Slope maybe has figured things out. After winning just two of his first 16 starts, North Slope now has won two straight, including Sunday’s $100,000 Bowl Game Stakes by a neck over the favored Slumber. It was a neck ...
Trainer Bill Mott admits the poor performance by Close Hatches in the Grade 1 Spinster two weeks ago still has him puzzled. But after watching his filly train Sunday at Belmont Park, he remains steadfast about giving her another chance in the Breeders’ ...
Stephanie’s Kitten gave her connections a scare Sunday when she got loose following a workout at Belmont Park, but she was uninjured and remains on target for the Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Turf on Nov. 1 at Santa Anita, trainer Chad Brown said Sunday.