The Paulick Report welcomes back photographer Eric Kalet as he shares his unique perspective on-site at the track in the days leading up to the Belmont Stakes.
Each day, we'll see through Eric's eyes the preparations, festivities, and important moments leading up to the American Pharoah's attempt to become the 12th Triple Crown winner.
Preparations continue for the 147th Belmont Stakes, now less than 36 hours away. Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah and his seven challengers continued to be put through their paces in the morning. Thursday afternoon saw the start of the Belmont Stakes Festival with two stakes held – the Astoria and the Intercontinental.
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