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Mo Donegal, Nest, We The People Among Workers For Belmont Stakes

Saturday morning was a busy one for Hall of Famer Todd Pletcher, who breezed a handful of his heavy hitters at Belmont Park, including Mo Donegal and Nest for the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes (G1) June 11. Mo Donegal, with Irad Ortiz Jr. up, and Nest, piloted by Jose Ortiz, went to the Belmont training […]

Belmont-Bound Barber Road Drills Five Furlongs From Gate At Churchill

WSS Racing’s Kentucky Derby ((G1) sixth-place finisher Barber Road had his final serious tune up at Churchill Downs on Saturday prior to shipping to New York for the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes (G1) with a five-furlong move in 1:00.80 in company with A Little Wild (five furlongs, 1:01.20). The late-running Barber Road popped out of […]

‘I Think He Knows He’s Done Something’: Rich Strike Reveling In Attention At Belmont

Kentucky Derby champion Rich Strike had his routine daily exercise over the Belmont Park main track on Friday, galloping 1 1/2 miles over the sloppy going in his latest preparation for the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes presented by NYRA Bets on June 11. Rich Strike took two turns around the Belmont paddock before […]

Rich Strike ‘More Relaxed’ Through Light Gallop At Belmont Park

RED TR-Racing’s Grade 1 Kentucky Derby winner Rich Strike got his first look at the Belmont Park main track on Thursday, galloping 1 1/2 miles over the sloppy going with regular exercise rider Gabriel Lagunes in the irons. The son of Keen Ice arrived at Belmont early Wednesday morning for the Grade 1, $1.5 million […]

Creative Minister ‘All Class’ In First Breeze At Belmont Park

Fern Circle Stables, Back Racing and trainer Kenny McPeek’s Magdalena Racing’s Creative Minister recorded his first breeze over Belmont Park’s main track on Tuesday, sailing through a half-mile in 48.33 seconds in his penultimate work for the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes presented by NYRA Bets on June 11. McPeek, who sent out Sarava […]

Belmont-Bound Derby Winner Rich Strike Dazzles In Churchill Breeze Between Races

RED-TR Racing’s Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Rich Strike dazzled fans Monday at Churchill Downs with a five-furlong move in :59 between Races 5-6 in his final major preparation toward the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes (G1) on June 11. With rider Gabe Lagunes in the saddle, Rich Strike clipped off eighth-mile fractions of :11.80, :23.20, and […]

We The People ‘Maturing At The Right Time’ For Third Jewel Of Triple Crown

WinStar Farm, CMNWLTH and Siena Farm’s We the People put in his penultimate work Friday in preparation for the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes presented by NYRA Bets, covering a half-mile in 48.39 seconds over the Belmont main track. “It was an easy half, very routine for him,” said trainer Rodolphe Brisset, who was aboard for […]

Nest, Mo Donegal Post ‘Stamina-Building’ Breeze For Belmont Stakes

Hall of Fame trainer Todd Pletcher conveyed a strong sense of satisfaction after Mo Donegal and Nest worked in company Friday in preparation for the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes presented by NYRA Bets on June 11. Nest, a filly by Curlin with Jose Ortiz aboard, and Mo Donegal, who was piloted by Irad […]