Belmont Park

YESTERDAY October 06, 2015
Litfin: Belmont Park Horses to Watch for week of Oct. 5
October 05, 2015
Artemis Agrotera, the multiple-Grade 1-winning New York-bred filly who has not raced since last year’s Breeders’ Cup, worked a sharp five furlongs in 1:00.43 Monday morning over a dull Belmont Park training track.
Trainer Jimmy Toner won the inaugural Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Turf with Soaring Softly, who recently died as a result of injuries suffered in a paddock accident at Darby Dan Farm. Toner is hoping he can get back to this year’s Filly and Mare Turf ...
The six graded stakes races contested last Saturday at Belmont Park were about the near-term. A maiden race run when all the stakes were completed late Saturday afternoon could have significant long-term implications.
Back at Belmont for the first time in three months, Lady Kreesa and Rumble Doll look like the major players in a $77,000 first-level, open-company allowance race that serves as the feature on Thursday’s nine-race program.
Trainer Chad Brown won the only two turf races run here last week – the Grade 1 Flower Bowl and 3 Grade Hill Prince. In Runner Runner, Brown appears to have the horse to beat in Wednesday’s 1 1/4-mile feature for fillies and mares.
October 04, 2015
Tonalist, who was sensational winning the $1 million Jockey Club Gold Cup, and Honor Code, who was subpar running third in the $400,000 Kelso Handicap on Saturday at Belmont Park, remain on course for a meeting in the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic ...
There was a lot of hand wringing Saturday – and Friday, too – over the impact weather had on the conditions for the big Breeders’ Cup preps at Belmont and Keeneland. More than a few said if the weather isn’t similarly wet and dreary on Breeders’ Cup ...
October 03, 2015
Going into all of Tonalist’s races this year, trainer Christophe Clement said he wouldn’t have traded places with any of his rivals. On Saturday, for the first time in five months, Clement could say the same thing – and mean it – after the race.
Under a well-judged ride by Javier Castellano, Nickname went from a maiden winner to a Grade 1 winner Saturday in the $400,000 Frizette at Belmont Park.