Belmont Park

July 17, 2016
Jockey Jose Ortiz put a bow on a spectacular Belmont Park spring/summer meeting winning four races on Sunday’s closing-day card, including the $125,000 Lynbrook Stakes on the first-time starter Miss Freeze.
July 16, 2016
The 7-year-old King Kreesa turned back the challenge of Force the Pass and simply wouldn’t let him pass through the stretch as he held on for a nose victory in the Forbidden Apple Stakes at Belmont Park.
It wasn’t necessarily in the plan for Runaway Lute to bobble at the beginning of Saturday’s $125,000 Rockville Centre Stakes for New York-breds at Belmont Park. But the sloppy start may have proved beneficial in the end.
July 15, 2016
Highland Sky, runner-up to Deauville in the Grade 1 Belmont Derby, will be pointed to the Grade 1, $450,000 Secretariat Stakes at Arlington Park on Aug. 13.
Mohaymen had his strongest breeze Friday since finishing fourth in the Kentucky Derby, working five furlongs in 1:00.66 over the Saratoga main track.
July 14, 2016
Starting Sunday, the New York Racing Association will begin to widen the Belmont Park training track. Construction will begin almost immediately after training hours end Sunday, and the hope is the project will be complete by the time the Saratoga meet ...
Lubash is the reigning two-time New York-bred male turf champion, an 11-time stakes winner, and earner of $1.3 million. But has age finally caught up to the 9-year-old son of Freud.
The $125,000 Rockville Centre Stakes drew only five New York-bred juveniles and is likely to go with just four runners. But the race still looms a competitive affair, with stakes winner Silver Mission taking on impressive debut winner Runaway Lute.
July 13, 2016
With entries closed through the end of the meet on Sunday, Chad Brown will win his first Belmont spring-summer meet training title.
Silver Mission is 2 for 2, including a win in the Tremont last month. Saturday, he'll meet New York-breds for the first time when he heads a field of five in the $125,000 Rockville Centre at six furlongs.