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June 07, 2017
Calumet Farm in Lexington, Ky., had a productive Triple Crown prep season with its 3-year-old crop, and it put the storied operation in a position to have at least one representative in this year's Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and Belmont Stakes.
There are a number of guaranteed wagering pools at Belmont Park this Friday and Saturday, and a pair of two-day daily doubles linking major stakes.
June 06, 2017
Reputations die hard, and Classic Empire’s exploits will cling to him indefinitely, but the fact of the matter is the bad boy appears to have transformed into a polite, dutiful youngster over the last couple months.
Trainer Rodrigo Ubillo will send out his overachieving, underrated New York-bred filly Highway Star against the mighty Songbird in the Grade 1 Ogden Phipps on Saturday at Belmont Park.
June 05, 2017
The slyly named Rags to Riches was born to privilege, raised in luxury, and sold at a $1.9 million premium to the House of Coolmore, as represented by Michael Tabor and Derrick Smith. Rooting for such a filly to succeed seemed on a par with hoping the ...
The Belmont Stakes won’t have the Kentucky Derby winner, nor the Preakness winner, but it won’t have a shortage of entries, with a bulky field 13 set to contest the last and longest leg of the Triple Crown on Saturday here at Belmont Park.
Robby Albarado is named to ride two races Thursday at Churchill Downs – Dear Elaine in the fourth and Curlins Vow in the seventh – marking his return from yet another layoff.
June 04, 2017
If his workout Sunday at Belmont Park was any indication, Lookin At Lee remains strong following a pretty demanding 3-year-old campaign. Under pristine conditions Sunday, Lookin At Lee worked four furlongs in 48.42 seconds over the Belmont Park main ...
Saturday’s Belmont Stakes field will not have the Kentucky Derby or the Preakness winner. In the old days, that would have made Belmont Day a dud. But with eight other stakes races, five of them Grade 1s, two with seven-figure purses, and with a total ...
June 03, 2017
Epicharis, the intriguing Japanese challenger in the Belmont Stakes, was released from quarantine shortly after 11:30 a.m. on Saturday and went straight to the training track at Belmont Park, where he had a private training session under the watchful ...