Belmont Stakes


Barbara D. Livingston
Trainer Graham Motion said the Belmont Stakes is still a possibility for Irish War Cry.
Irish War Cry, 10th in the Kentucky Derby, is expected to return to the work tab this weekend at the Fair Hill training center in Maryland, and trainer Graham Motion said Wednesday he has not ruled out running the horse in the 1 1/2-mile Belmont Stakes.Full Story >>
May 22, 2017
There will be no Triple Crown bid in the Belmont Stakes, and it's likely the race won't have the Kentucky Derby or Preakness winner. But what it will have is the unluckiest horse in this year's Triple Crown, Classic Empire, as well as international ...
May 14, 2017
Timeline, who remained undefeated from three starts with a 3 1/2-length victory in Saturday’s Grade 3, $200,000 Peter Pan, has the Grade 1, $1 million Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park on July 30 as his main summer target, trainer Chad Brown said ...
May 13, 2017
Timeline gave his connections a reason to be excited about the future with a solid 3 1/2-length victory in Saturday’s Grade 3, $200,000 Peter Pan Stakes at sloppy Belmont Park. That future, however, is not likely to include the Belmont Stakes on June 10.
May 12, 2017
Gormley and Irap, graded stakes winners in April but unplaced in the Kentucky Derby, are candidates for the Grade 1 Belmont Stakes on June 10, their trainers said Friday.
June 11, 2016
Although we don’t have another Triple Crown winner like American Pharoah to celebrate, Creator’s victory in the Belmont Stakes does set up an interesting second half of the year for this group of 3-year-olds.
June 09, 2016
If Exaggerator can win the Belmont he would join some fine company. With or without the presence of the Derby winner, adding the Belmont to the Preakness is no mean feat.
June 08, 2016
In 2014 and 2015, a newly constructed Belmont Stakes Day was dominated by the suspense of whether a Derby and Preakness winner could complete the first Triple Crown since 1978. This year, with no crown on the line, it may be easier to appreciate the ...
The length and a quarter by which Exaggerator finished second to Nyquist in the Kentucky Derby is also the difference between Keith Desormeaux being elevated as the overnight sensation of Belmont Stakes week and just the latest trainer trying to see if ...
May 29, 2016
What is striking about the group of 10 potential starters for the Belmont Stakes is not one of them – not a single one – fits the traditional definition of a front-runner. None even fits a loose definition of a speed horse.
June 10, 2015
The coolest thing about the wonderful performance in the Belmont Stakes was that American Pharoah ran the second six furlongs in 1:13.24, .17 of a second faster than the first six furlongs. This amazing colt, the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years, ...