Belmont Park

November 07, 2014
Due in part to wet weather, Belmont Park’s fall meet suffered near-double-digit declines in total and ontrack handle compared with a year ago.
October 27, 2014
Several barns on the Belmont backstretch are undergoing a makeover, with the hopes of adding 250 new stalls by the time racing returns here next spring.
October 26, 2014
When Dame Dorothy stumbled at the start of the $200,000 Turnback the Alarm at Belmont Park on Sunday, it looked her chance to win the 1 1/16-mile race and remain unbeaten had gone out the window. But Dame Dorothy recovered quickly under Javier ...
October 25, 2014
Christophe Clement’s instructions to Joel Rosario in the paddock for his ride aboard Miss Chatelaine in Saturday’s $100,000 Chelsey Flower Stakes at Belmont Park were simple.
Maybe it wasn’t an either/or situation after all for Salutos Amigos. After dominating Saturday’s Grade 3 Bold Ruler Handicap by 3 1/4 lengths at Belmont Park, David Jacobson, part-owner and trainer of Salutos Amigos, said he wants to wheel the horse ...
After three consecutive mornings of sloppy surfaces, the two tracks at Belmont Park dried out at least to the point where some trainers felt confident enough Saturday morning to work their horses for next week’s Breeders’ Cup.
October 23, 2014
Patience certainly served trainer Christophe Clement well as it pertained to Tonalist, a multiple Grade 1 winner who is one of the main contenders for the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic. Clement hopes that patience pays off down the road with Miss ...
Effinex, the winner of the Empire Classic Handicap for New York-breds last Saturday, could be headed to a graded stakes for his next start, according to Russell Cohen, who manages her mother’s Tri-Bone Stable.
Teen Pauline, a winner of three stakes to begin the year, makes her return from a seven-month layoff in Sunday’s Grade 3, $200,000 Turnback the Alarm Stakes, the closing-day feature at Belmont Park.
October 22, 2014
A new claiming rule will go into effect with the Oct. 29 beginning of the Aqueduct meeting, one designed to reward horsemen for displaying patience in bringing horses back off an extended layoff.