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After Undergoing Airway Procedure, Charge It Returns In Saturday’s Dwyer

Charge It, who finished 17th in the Grade 1 Kentucky Derby last out, will cut back in distance in Saturday’s Grade 3, $250,000 Dwyer for sophomores going a one-turn mile at Belmont Park. Owned by Amanda Pope’s Whisper Hill Farm, Charge It brings a 4-1-2-0 record and earnings of $230,400 while seeking to give Hall […]

Gerrymander Scores First Graded Win In Mother Goose, Secures Saturday Stakes Double At Belmont For Trainer Brown

Klaravich Stables’ Gerrymander gave four-time Eclipse Award-winning trainer Chad Brown a sweep of both Saturday stakes at Belmont Park when capturing the $250,000 Mother Goose (G2) for sophomore fillies going 1 1/16 miles. The triumph came just shy of three hours after Brown saddled fellow 3-year-old filly and Grade 1-placed Eminent Victor to a hard-fought […]

Kentucky Oaks Starters Shahama, Venti Valentine Regroup In Saturday’s Mother Goose

Shahama and Venti Valentine, a respective sixth and 14th in the Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks, will do battle in Saturday’s Grade 2, $250,000 Mother Goose for 3-year-old fillies going 1 1/16 miles at Belmont Park. Seven of the past 15 editions of the Mother Goose were won by a filly who also raced in that […]

Dakota Gold Shows No Signs Of Rust In NYSSS Spectacular Bid Win

Reeves Thoroughbred Racing’s Dakota Gold made his seasonal debut a winning one in Sunday’s $150,000 Spectacular Bid division of the New York Stallion Stakes Series, a seven-furlong Widener turf test for eligible New York-sired 3-year-olds at Belmont Park. Dakota Gold, who finished fifth last out in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (G1) in November at […]

Belmont Park: Saturday Carryovers In Pick 6 ($219,428) And Late Pick 5 ($291,108)

Saturday’s card at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., will be bolstered by a Pick 6 carryover of $219,428 after the multi-race wager went unsolved on Friday’s nine-race program. In addition, Saturday’s Late Pick 5 will offer a carryover of $291,108. The $1 Pick 6 returned $8,858 to bettors who selected 5-of-6 winners correctly. Friday’s Pick […]

Yielding Turf No Problem For Consumer Spending In Wonder Again

Stakes action for the Belmont Stakes Racing Festival kicked off with an in-hand winning effort from Klaravich Stables’ Consumer Spending in Thursday’s Grade 2, $200,000 Wonder Again for 3-year-old fillies on the inner turf. The triumph in the nine-furlong test provided four-time Eclipse Award-winning trainer Chad Brown with a record-extending fourth Wonder Again conquest. Consumer […]

‘Heavyweight Championship Bout’: Flightline Vs. Speaker’s Corner In Met Mile

The long anticipated showdown between two of the nation’s fastest racehorses, Flightline and Speaker’s Corner, will take place in Saturday’s Grade 1, $1 million Hill ‘n’ Dale Metropolitan Handicap going a one-turn mile for 3-year-olds and upward at Belmont Park in Elmont Park, N.Y. The Metropolitan Handicap is a “Win And You’re In” qualifier, offering […]

Champion Jackie’s Warrior Looks For Third Win Of Year In True North

Kirk Robison and Judy Robison’s reigning champion sprinter Jackie’s Warrior appears to be the one to beat as he makes the third start of his 4-year-old season in Friday’s $300,000 True North (G2) at Belmont Park. Friday’s 11-race card marks the second day of the three-day Belmont Stakes Racing Festival and features five stakes, including […]

$73,064 Carryover In Pick 6 On Monday’s Holiday Card At Belmont Park

The Pick 6 for Memorial Day Monday will be bolstered by a $73,064 carryover as the multi-race wager went unsolved on Sunday at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y. The $1 Pick 6 returned $376 to bettors who selected 5-of-6 winners correctly. Saturday’s Pick 6 sequence kicked off in Race 4 when Jose Gomez piloted Therisastormbrewin […]

Maturing Chardy Party Gamely Turns Back Late Challenge For First Graded Win In Soaring Softly

Covering plenty of ground in only two starts in one month’s time, Stonestreet Stables’ Chardy Party earned her first graded stakes triumph at first asking in Saturday’s Grade 3, $100,000 Soaring Softly over the Widener Turf Course at Belmont Park. Chardy Party, trained by Wesley Ward, arrived at the seven-furlong test for sophomore fillies off […]