06/03/2017 1:08PM

Japanese invader Epicharis stretches legs, readies for Belmont Stakes


ELMONT, N.Y. – 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 eye of trainer Kiyoshi Hagiwara.