TimeformUS handicapper David Aragona highlights some contenders on Thursday's card at Belmont Park.Full Story >>
October 07, 2017
Practical Joke, a three-time Grade 1 winner, worked four furlongs in 48.45 seconds Saturday morning over the Belmont Park main track as he continues preparations for the $1 million Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile on Nov. 3 at Del Mar.
The New York Racing Association and Yonkers will offer an all-stakes pick four wager next Saturday.
Mind Your Biscuits picked up the pace in his preparations for the Breeders' Cup Sprint by working a sharp half-mile in 46.72 seconds Saturday morning over the Belmont Park main track.
October 06, 2017
Not all 2-year-olds are trying to make it to the Breeders' Cup. Last weekend, Avery Island and Navajo both won maiden races at Belmont Park and are pointing to the opening-week juvenile stakes at Aqueduct.
There will be a nine-race program at Belmont Park on Monday, Columbus Day, topped by the Grade 2, $200,000 Knickerbocker Stakes for 3-year-olds and up going 1 1/8 miles on the turf.
Trainer Chad Brown made his first foray into the European yearling market this week, attending the Tattersalls yearling auction in Newmarket. He did not leave empty-handed.
October 05, 2017
Separationofpowers, the beaten 3-5 favorite in the Grade 1 Spinaway, will look to bounce back in Sunday’s Grade 1, $400,000 Frizette Stakes for 2-year-old fillies at Belmont Park.
Zhukova, who came to the United States from Ireland in May to dominate the boys in the Grade 1 Man o’ War, will now take on females in Sunday’s Grade 1, $500,000 Flower Bowl Stakes at Belmont Park.
October 04, 2017
Frostmourne, the impressive winner of the Kent Stakes at Delaware Park on July 8, returns to the races in Saturday's Grade 3, $500,000 Hill Prince Stakes going 1 1/8 miles at Belmont Park.
Trainers Jason Servis and Eric Guillot each entered two horses in a field of 12 for Saturday's Grade 1, $500,000 Champagne that lacks a clear favorite. Servis entered Firenze Fire and Full of Run, while Guillot entered Stronger and Master Manipulator, ...