Belmont Park

YESTERDAY October 24, 2014
Saturday’s Grade 3 Bold Ruler Handicap should play similarly to a third-level allowance on closing weekend at Saratoga, when odds-on River Rocks led throughout, with second choice Salutos Amigos chasing him around the track.
Chad Brown enters Sunday’s closing-day card already having secured his third consecutive Belmont fall meet training title. He will try to put a bow on the meet with at least one – perhaps two – stakes victories.
October 23, 2014
We’re down to 30 races remaining at the fall meet, with 10-race cards on tap Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
Patience certainly served trainer Christophe Clement well as it pertained to Tonalist, a multiple Grade 1 winner who is one of the main contenders for the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic. Clement hopes that patience pays off down the road with Miss ...
Effinex, the winner of the Empire Classic Handicap for New York-breds last Saturday, could be headed to a graded stakes for his next start, according to Russell Cohen, who manages her mother’s Tri-Bone Stable.
Teen Pauline, a winner of three stakes to begin the year, makes her return from a seven-month layoff in Sunday’s Grade 3, $200,000 Turnback the Alarm Stakes, the closing-day feature at Belmont Park.
Though he lost, River Rocks confirmed himself as a legitimate graded stakes horse in last month’s Grade 2 Kelso Handicap here. On Saturday, he’ll get a chance to validate that statement when he heads a seven-horse field entered in the Grade 3, $200,000 ...
October 22, 2014
The nominal feature on Thursday at Belmont Park is race 7, a $77,000 optional claimer with preliminary allowance conditions for 3-year-olds that is scheduled for a mile on the Widener turf.
If Mother Nature relents enough to allow turf racing to resume here Friday, there is a very intriguing third-level allowance race that serves as the feature on a 10-race card at Belmont Park.
A new claiming rule will go into effect with the Oct. 29 beginning of the Aqueduct meeting, one designed to reward horsemen for displaying patience in bringing horses back off an extended layoff.