Belmont Park

TODAY September 24, 2016
Kharafa, rallying from off the pace under Antonio Gallardo, went by pace-setting Latigo Trail outside the eighth pole and got to the wire three quarters of a length ahead of Offering Plan, the 9-5 favorite, to win the Ashley T. Cole Stakes at Belmont ...
YESTERDAY September 23, 2016
Readtheprospectus, a stakes-winning New York-bred gelding who had dipped into the lower-level claiming ranks, has been retired from racing.
Upstart, third to Frosted in both the Metropolitan Handicap and Whitney Stakes, worked four furlongs in 48 seconds Friday morning over the main track in preparation for a start in the Grade 2, $350,000 Kelso at Belmont on Oct. 8.
While trainer Kiaran McLaughlin awaits word from Sheikh Mohammed al-Maktoum on what race is next for Frosted, he knows that Mubtaahij is headed to the $1 million Jockey Club Gold Cup at Belmont Park on Oct. 8.
September 22, 2016
Scorpiancer had disappointed his connections in the Grade 1 New York Turf Writers Cup at Saratoga. As he watched his gelding still seventh entering the far turn of the Grade 1 Lonesome Glory Stakes at Belmont Park, trainer Jack Fisher thought he was ...
Trainer Christophe Clement goes for his sixth victory in the Grade 3, $200,000 Noble Damsel Stakes when he sends out the potent duo of Stormy Victoria and Akatea against a pair of Chad Brown-trained runners and several others in the one-mile turf race ...
King Kreesa has gotten the better of Kharafa in six of the eight meetings between the two 7-year-old New York-bred geldings. But the dynamics of Saturday's $125,000 Ashley T. Cole at Belmont Park appear to favor Kharafa, who has won this race two of ...
September 21, 2016
The feature on Friday at Belmont Park is a second-level allowance/optional $62,500 claimer scheduled for six furlongs on the grass. The two most intriguing horses in the field have run exclusively on dirt.
September 19, 2016
Monday's much-needed rain should be just a memory by the time the race week starts Wednesday at Belmont Park, where the final six heats on a nine-race card are scheduled for the turf.
Jack Fisher may have the horse to beat in the Lonesome Glory steeplechase in Scorpiancer. The Lonesome Glory follows the $75,000 William Entenmann Memorial; the first two races on Thursday's 10-race program are steeplechase events.