The equine herpesvirus quarantine on Barn 10 at Belmont Park was lifted early Friday afternoon, 21 days after the filly Ladies Day became ill with the disease.Full Story >>
October 19, 2017
While her fellow New York-breds are gearing up for New York Showcase Day at Belmont Park, Highway Star put in a strong workout Thursday morning in preparation for the Breeders' Cup.
Takaful, the Grade 1 Vosburgh winner, breezed four furlongs in 48.30 seconds over the Belmont Park training track Thursday morning.
October 18, 2017
When Aqueduct opens its fall meet on Nov. 3, it will unveil a new turf course. On Wednesday, horses were permitted on the course for the first time, with trainer Rudy Rodriguez sending out four horses to gallop over it.
Travis Stone, who has split the race-calling duties at Aqueduct the last three winters with John Imbriale, will not be returning to the New York Racing Association this winter.
Even on New York Showcase Day, trainer Chad Brown looks tough to beat.Brown will have runners in just three of the eight stakes for New York-breds on Saturday, but he will be live in all three.
October 16, 2017
Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming will race as a 4-year-old in 2018, it was announced in a press release late Monday afternoon.
There will be a memorial service for John Cosentino, a lifelong racetracker who died Oct. 6, Monday at the Krauss Funeral Home in Franklin Square, N.Y.
Time and Motion and Hunter O'Riley were back on the work tab Sunday at Belmont Park for trainer Jimmy Toner, with both preparing for fall stakes.
Tom Albertrani will making his fifth straight and sixth overall appearance in the Turf, this time with Sadler's Joy, who Monday worked a half-mile in 49.72 seconds over the Belmont Park main track.
October 08, 2017
One of the main hooks to the story of Diversify’s victory in Saturday’s Jockey Club Gold Cup at Belmont is that he is a New York-bred who won a highly prestigious Grade 1 event. But I’m here to ask, should it be?