Belmont Park

YESTERDAY September 22, 2014
Clearly Now, who finished eighth as the 4-5 favorite in the Grade 1 Forego at Saratoga on Aug. 30, will be given 60 days off and aimed to a 5-year-old campaign, trainer Brian Lynch said Monday.
Last year, Private Zone shipped here from Southern California and stole the Grade 1 Vosburgh on the front end. Saturday, Private Zone will seek a repeat victory in the $400,000 Vosburgh, only his commute will be a lot shorter.
Woodward winner Itsmyluckyday was assigned high weight of 121 pounds for Saturday’s Grade 2, $400,000 Kelso Handicap at Belmont Park.
Main Sequence will seek his third consecutive Grade 1 victory in Saturday’s $600,000 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic at Belmont Park.
Bio Pro, Golden Rifle, and Strong Impact, who meet in Wednesday's grass feature at Belmont, all have shown proficiency over the local turf cours.
The retirements of Palace Malice and Will Take Charge will leave the 3-year-olds as the strength of this year’s Grade 1 Jockey Club Gold Cup field.
September 21, 2014
Temper Mint Patty and Saratoga Heater backed up their maiden victories at Saratoga with convincing wins in New York-bred juvenile stakes Sunday at Belmont Park.
There aren’t many sprint races contested in New York in which the half-mile is run faster than 44 seconds. In Southern California, there are plenty. When trainer Mike Hushion sends Artemis Agrotera to Southern California for the Breeders’ Cup Filly and ...
September 20, 2014
When she last raced, on Aug. 23 at Saratoga, Artemis Agrotera had the Grade 1 Ballerina Stakes wrapped up by mid-stretch. On Saturday, heavily favored in the Gallant Bloom at Belmont, she didn’t hit the front until the final stride. But get there ...