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October 01, 2017
Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott is headed back to the Breeders’ Cup Distaff and that has to make his colleagues with horses pointed to that race at least a little bit nervous.
September 30, 2017
For the second straight race, Beach Patrol and Fanciful Angel ran 1-2 in a Grade 1 stakes, but this time Beach Patrol left no doubt who the better horse was with a dominant five-length victory in the $500,000 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic at Belmont Park.
Racing for the first time in blinkers in the Grade 3 Pilgrim Stakes, Seabhac rewarded trainer Todd Pletcher’s faith by overtaking Looking Ready in midstretch and holding off Voting Control at the wire to win by a half-length at Belmont Park.
After Jose Ortiz guided Elate through a narrow opening in the stretch, the 3-year-old filly galloped to an 8 1/4-length triumph over older females in Saturday's Grade 1 Beldame at Belmont Park.
Takaful ran down the speedy favorite El Deal to win Saturday’s Grade 1, $350,000 Vosburgh Stakes by one length at Belmont Park, earning a fees-paid berth into the Breeders’ Cup Sprint on Nov. 4 at Del Mar.
Keen Ice, the probable favorite for next Saturday’s Grade 1, $750,000 Jockey Club Gold Cup, and Destin, one of his major threats in the race, worked four furlongs in 48.50 seconds in company Saturday morning over the Belmont Park training track.
September 29, 2017
Trainer Eric Guillot, who spent the summer in steamy south Florida, has shipped up two promising juveniles, at least one of whom will run in next Saturday's Grade 1, $500,000 Champagne Stakes at Belmont Park.
Barring unsatisfactory workouts over the weekend, Diversify and Highland Sky are expected to join the field for next Saturday's Grade 1, $750,000 Jockey Club Gold Cup at Belmont Park.
The New York Islanders of the National Hockey League have submitted a bid to build a stadium on land near Belmont Park, one of three plans reportedly submitted for the property under a state-issued request for proposals.
September 27, 2017
Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin will send out two runners, Takaful and Celtic Chaos, in a speed-heavy renewal of the Grade 1 Vosburgh Stakes on Saturday at Belmont Park.