June 07, 2016
Exaggerator, the Preakness winner and Kentucky Derby runner-up, completed his serious preparation for Saturday’s Belmont Stakes with a five-furlong workout on Tuesday morning at Belmont Park which Daily Racing Form timed in 1:00.92.
Twenty-five years later, Hansel still enjoys attention for his impressive Belmont Stakes victory.
June 06, 2016
Closers don't win the Belmont Stakes. So goes second-level thinking these days in horse racing's hive-mind. Like the debunked myth of tight turns at Pimlico in the Preakness, the oversimplified notion suggesting the 1 1/2-mile Belmont favors ...
Gettysburg, whose best races have come when he was on the lead, was added to the Belmont Stakes field Monday, according to Elliott Walden, president/CEO and racing manager for WinStar Farm, which owns Gettysburg. WinStar also owns Creator and holds the ...
Exaggerator lost his left hind shoe while galloping on the Belmont Park main track on Monday morning, but he was due to be shod before the Belmont Stakes on Saturday and it just so happened that his blacksmith was due to arrive on Monday, so new plates ...
As far as the ownership team behind Preakness winner and Belmont Stakes favorite Exaggerator is concerned, it's a case of the more, the merrier.
June 04, 2016
The Roman(s) Empire took center stage on the Belmont Stakes watch Saturday morning, with CHERRY WINE and BRODY’S CAUSE working within minutes of each other shortly after the renovation break, the pair proving to be a study in contrasts during their ...
To this point, Brody’s Cause and Cherry Wine have performed at their best in races where the pace was swift and they could sit back and make one run.
June 01, 2016
Nyquist, whose bid for a Triple Crown ended with a third-place finish in the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico on May 21, was scheduled to resume jogging at Pimlico on Thursday in advance of a flight to trainer Doug O'Neill's base at Santa Anita on Sunday.
May 31, 2016
With Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist out of the picture, Preakness hero Exaggerator will garner most of the attention here in the final 12 days leading to the Belmont Stakes.