Belmont Park

TODAY May 24, 2016
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to re-privatize the New York Racing Association includes a provision to pull some of the revenue racing receives from the casino at Aqueduct, according to a watch group based in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
YESTERDAY May 23, 2016
Mike Beer's horses to watch at Belmont Park for the week of May 23.
Trainer Michelle Nevin said the Grade 1, $500,000 Ballerina at Saratoga on Aug. 27 is the long-term goal for Paulassilverlining, the 3 1/4-length winner of Saturday's Grade 3 Vagrancy Handicap at Belmont. What she does between now and then remains ...
Lightstream's last-to-first victory in Saturday's $100,000 Soaring Softly Stakes on the turf not only kept the filly undefeated, but gave trainer Brian Lynch plenty to think about when plotting out the rest of the 3-year-old filly's year.
Unified, the undefeated 3-year-old who won the Grade 2 Peter Pan Stakes on May 14, could make his next start in the Grade 3, $150,000 Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth Park on June 19, trainer Jimmy Jerkens said Monday.
A stakes-caliber first-level allowance race for 3-year-olds featuring Gift Box, Gettysburg, and American Pioneer headlines Thursday's nine-race program at Belmont Park, which includes a pick-six carryover of $72,651.
When Kentucky Derby runner-up Exaggerator turned the tables on Nyquist in last Saturday's Preakness Stakes at Pimlico, it meant that for the first time under the current management team at the New York Racing Association, the Belmont Stakes will be run ...
May 22, 2016
Trainer Doug O’Neill was heading back to Southern California on Sunday morning, but a small contingent of his stable - led by Kentucky Derby winner and beaten Preakness favorite Nyquist - were heading to New York on Monday.
May 21, 2016
Paulassilverlining looked best on paper, and when jockey Jose Ortiz worked out a perfect trip on the odds-on favorite, it was lights out in the Grade 3, $150,000 Vagrancy Handicap on Saturday at Belmont Park.
May 20, 2016
As had been hoped for more than a year, the 2-year-old colt Star Empire ran his way to a start at Royal Ascot when he won his debut in Thursday's first race at Belmont Park by 6 1/2 lengths.