Belmont Park

October 27, 2014
Several barns on the Belmont backstretch are undergoing a makeover, with the hopes of adding 250 new stalls by the time racing returns here next spring.
October 26, 2014
When Dame Dorothy stumbled at the start of the $200,000 Turnback the Alarm at Belmont Park on Sunday, it looked her chance to win the 1 1/16-mile race and remain unbeaten had gone out the window. But Dame Dorothy recovered quickly under Javier ...
Let’s make the most of closing day at Belmont as the upcoming Aqueduct meeting brings with it the impending arrival of curmudgeonly Old Man Winter.
While every betting syndicate and his brother will be chasing the $50,000 pick six carryover with mandatory payout on Sunday’s closing-day card at Belmont, I take the path of lesser resistance and go after the pick five, starting in the first race.
October 25, 2014
Christophe Clement’s instructions to Joel Rosario in the paddock for his ride aboard Miss Chatelaine in Saturday’s $100,000 Chelsey Flower Stakes at Belmont Park were simple.
Maybe it wasn’t an either/or situation after all for Salutos Amigos. After dominating Saturday’s Grade 3 Bold Ruler Handicap by 3 1/4 lengths at Belmont Park, David Jacobson, part-owner and trainer of Salutos Amigos, said he wants to wheel the horse ...
It’s the 38th and final day of Belmont’s fall meet, with a 10-race card that includes six turf races on courses that are likely to be in the good-to-yielding range.
The goods news is, the weather has finally cleared, and with the exception of the fourth race, turf racing will go as scheduled at Belmont Park on Saturday, the penultimate card of the meet. And the better news is, Saturday’s card is a playable one.
After three consecutive mornings of sloppy surfaces, the two tracks at Belmont Park dried out at least to the point where some trainers felt confident enough Saturday morning to work their horses for next week’s Breeders’ Cup.
Let’s try an early pick four.