Belmont Stakes

TODAY May 29, 2016
If Exaggerator has as smooth a trip in the Belmont Stakes on June 11 as he did Sunday shipping from Baltimore to New York, he’ll be even tougher to beat than most people think. Exaggerator, the Preakness winner and Kentucky Derby runner-up, arrived at ...
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.
YESTERDAY May 28, 2016
Two-time Belmont Stakes winner Mike Smith has picked up the mount on Suddenbreakingnews for the Belmont Stakes on June 11, trainer Donnie Von Hemel said Saturday morning.
May 27, 2016
Todd Pletcher has participated in 12 runnings of the Belmont Stakes and five times he has run more than one horse in the third leg of the Triple Crown. There's a strong possibility he'll run two horses in the 147th Belmont Stakes on June 11.
May 26, 2016
Trainer Steve Asmussen on Thursday confirmed Arkansas Derby winner Creator as a definite starter for the Belmont Stakes on June 11. Creator finished a troubled 13th in the Kentucky Derby after coming rapidly to hand this winter and spring in Arkansas ...
May 25, 2016
In the wake of the highly disappointing news that Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist will miss the 148th Belmont Stakes because of an illness, the other 3-year-olds being pointed to the June 11 classic at Belmont Park are continuing unaffected with their ...
May 24, 2016
Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist will miss the Belmont Stakes on June 11 due to an illness, trainer Doug O’Neill told Daily Racing Form Tuesday morning.
May 23, 2016
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 ...
Less than 48 hours after the second jewel in the Triple Crown was run in the Pimlico mud, a trio of Churchill-based 3-year-olds who could run in the third jewel were out for serious work early Monday over a fast track.
The morning after the Preakness Stakes, trainer Keith Desormeaux needed to look no further than Exaggerator's pedigree line to express his confidence about the upcoming Belmont Stakes.