A quarantine of a barn at Belmont Park will remain in place as a horse who tested positive for the equine herpesvirus (EHV-1) on Jan. 9, re-tested positive for the virus this week, the New York Racing Association announced on Friday.Full Story >>
October 22, 2017
Only a handful of potential Breeders’ Cup starters worked here Sunday on another picture-perfect morning, a list topped by turf specialists Annals of Time and War Flag, prepping for the Mile and Filly and Mare Turf.
October 21, 2017
It was the Chad Brown show at Belmont Park on Saturday morning. Brown worked 11 of his potential 14 Breeders’ Cup starters, beginning before dawn on the main track with sets that included Good Magic (Juvenile), Voting Control (Juvenile Turf), Practical ...
Firenze Fire went a half-mile in 50.61 seconds over the Belmont Park training track Saturday in preparation for the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile at Del Mar on Nov. 4.
Beware “the other horse” in Breeders’ Cup races where trainer Chad Brown will have multiple starters.
Diversify, the Grade 1 Jockey Club Gold Cup winner, will be pre-entered Monday for the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic at Del Mar on Nov. 4, but trainer Rick Violette stopped short of committing him to the race.
October 20, 2017
Mr. Crow, a disappointing sixth in the Grade 1 Vosburgh, worked a half-mile Friday in preparation for a start in next Saturday's Grade 3, $200,000 Bold Ruler Handicap.
Elate, the multiple Grade 1-winning 3-year-old filly, worked five furlongs in 1:00.92 on Friday morning over the Oklahoma training track in Saratoga.
El Deal, winner of the Grade 1 Alfred G. Vanderbilt at Saratoga, will miss the Breeders' Cup Sprint due to a lesion in the suspensory of his left foreleg, trainer Jorge Navarro said Friday.
Montauk, who rolled to an impressive 11 1/4-length debut win Oct. 7 at Belmont, will not contest the $2 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile.
October 19, 2017
Trainer Todd Pletcher will not have a runner in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf on Nov. 3.