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Hometown Boy Dylan Davis ‘Excited’ For First Belmont Stakes Mount

Jockey Dylan Davis, currently the leading rider at the Belmont Park spring/summer meet, will have his first mount in a Triple Crown race when piloting Golden Glider in Saturday’s Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes presented by NYRA Bets. Davis, a native of Manhasset, N.Y., earned his first Grade 1 victory last October aboard Mutamakina […]

‘Legends In Our Sport’: Remembering Triple Crown Heroes Billy Turner, Seattle Slew

After Seattle Slew won the 1977 Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes, his trainer, William H. “Billy” Turner, Jr., believed that the dark bay colt with the modest pedigree would capture the coveted and elusive third jewel in the Triple Crown. “People probably won’t believe Seattle Slew is a heck of a horse,” he said […]

Rich Strike Draws Post Four, Set At 7-2 For Saturday’s Belmont; We The People Favored

Kentucky Derby winner Rich Strike will break from the fourth stall in Saturday’s’s Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes and was assigned morning line odds of 7-2. We The People, breaking from the rail, is the morning line favorite at 2-1 in the stamina-testing 1 1/2-mile classic run at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y. The […]

Broadway Performers Added To Line-Up Of Entertainment For Belmont Stakes Racing Festival

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) today announced that cast members from Disney’s hit Broadway musical ALADDIN will perform on Saturday, June 11 at Belmont Park as part of the 2022 Belmont Stakes Racing Festival. The ALADDIN performance will feature the Oscar-winning classic “A Whole New World” and the showstopping “Friend Like Me” performed by Jeremy Gaston, Jonah […]

Shorter Gallop For Rich Strike, But Derby Winner Wanted More To Do

RED TR-Racing’s Grade 1 Kentucky Derby winner Rich Strike shortened up to 1 1/4 miles for his daily exercise on Monday and left the track wanting to do more in his daily gallop for Saturday’s Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes presented by NYRA Bets. Rich Strike had his typical morning routine, schooling through Belmont’s paddock before […]

‘All Systems Go’ As Creative Minister Turns In Easy Half-Mile Breeze Ahead Of Belmont

Fern Circle Stables, Back Racing and Magdalena Racing’s Creative Minister had his final work on Monday in preparation for Saturday’s Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes presented by NYRA Bets. The son of Creative Cause breezed an easy half-mile in 50.33 seconds over the fast main track at Belmont Park. “It was something simple,” said trainer Kenny […]

Flay Follows Winning Recipe From 2016, Buys Interest In We The People

Celebrity chef and renowned restaurateur Bobby Flay, who bought into Creator ahead of his 2016 Belmont Stakes (G1) triumph, has acquired an interest in leading Belmont Stakes (G1) contender We the People, an impressive 10 ¼-length winner of the Peter Pan Stakes (G3) in his most recent start. Flay joins the ownership group that includes […]

Howling Time, Ethereal Road Out Of Belmont

Dale Romans trainee Howling Time will bypass this weekend’s Belmont Stakes and will instead take aim at the Grade 3 Matt Winn, according to a tweet by the Daily Racing Form’s Marty McGee. Howling Time had been on the list of probable Belmont starters prior to his June 4 work at Churchill Downs. There, he […]

Peter Pan Runner-Up Golden Glider Has Final Breeze For Belmont Stakes

Golden Glider, owned by Gary Barber in partnership with Manfred and Penny Conrad, breezed a half-mile in :49.90 Sunday over Big Sandy in preparation for the Belmont Stakes (G1) June 11. NYRA clockers caught Golden Glider, with exercise rider Kylie Wellington up, through a quarter-mile in :26.20 and out in 1:02.80. Hall of Fame trainer […]