Bellamy Road

Hoppertunity, Diversify Take On Locals The Player, Honorable Duty In Clark Handicap

Churchill Downs-based rising stars The Player and Honorable Duty are set to bid for glory over their home track, but both face a roster of accomplished invaders headed by a pair of Jockey Club Gold Cup (GI) winners in New York-based Diversify and the Bob Baffert-trained Hoppertunity in Friday’s 143rd running of the $500,000-guaranteed Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (GI), the premier race of the […]

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New York: Irish Hill, Dutchess Views Stallions Merge To Form Largest Stallion Station In Region

In a landmark merger of New York breeding operations, three of the four leading stallions based in the state by 2017 progeny earnings will stand next year under the management of Irish Hill & Dutchess Views Stallions LLC at Irish Hill Century Farm in Saratoga, NY. This will be the largest stallion station in the […]

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Diversify To Skip Breeders’ Cup Classic, Point To Clark Or Cigar Mile

Jockey Club Gold Cup winner Diversify will not enter the Breeders’ Cup Classic, the Daily Racing Form’s David Grening reported via Twitter on Sunday morning. The 4-year-old New York-bred by Bellamy Road breezed at Belmont Park Saturday morning, clocking a bullet half-mile in :46.88 under exercise rider Rodney Paine. Trainer Rick Violette was concerned about the […]

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On The Fence: Speed Of Rivals Poses Classic Dilemma For Diversify’s Connections

Trainer Rick Violette Jr. was on hand at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., on Saturday morning to watch Ralph M. and Lauren Evans’ Grade 1 Jockey Club Gold Cup winner Diversify breeze a very sharp half-mile for a possible bid in next Saturday’s Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Classic at Del Mar as the deadline for […]

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Keen Ice, Destin ‘Solid’ In Final Work For Jockey Club Gold Cup

Trainer Todd Pletcher sent both Keen Ice and Destin to the training track Saturday morning in preparation for the Grade 1, $750,000 Jockey Club Gold Cup on October 7. The pair worked in tandem, covering four furlongs in 48.60 seconds at Belmont Park. The Jockey Club Gold Cup is a “Win and You’re In” for […]

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Constellation Wears Down Finley’sluckycharm In La Brea

LNJ Foxwoods’ Constellation earned her first graded stakes victory on Santa Anita Park’s opening day card on Monday, wearing down front-running Finley’sluckycharm to win the Grade 1 La Brea Stakes by a half-length under jockey Flavien Prat. Bred in Kentucky by WinStar Farm, the 3-year-old filly by Bellamy Road out of For Royalty, by Not […]

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Land Over Sea Gets Elusive Graded Victory In Fair Grounds Oaks

Reddam Racing’s Land Over Sea traveled East to avoid finishing behind top Kentucky Oaks contender Songbird for the sixth time, and was successful in Saturday’s Grade 2 Twinspires.com Fair Grounds Oaks. The sophomore filly by Bellamy Road sprinted home a 4 1/2 length winner of the 1 1/16 mile contest, stopping the clock in 1:44.74 […]

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Constellation Romps In Ruthless Stakes

LNJ Foxwood’s Constellation made quick work of a short field in Sunday’s Grade III Ruthless Stakes at Aqueduct. The $100,000 contest for 3-year-old fillies was held over six furlongs on the fast inner dirt. “She does it easy,” said jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. “She was much the best today, she just broke great out of […]

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Bellamy Road Moves To New York’s Dutchess Views Farm

Grade 1 winner and Grade 1 sire Bellamy Road has moved to Dutchess Views Farm in Pine Plains, N.Y., where he will stand the 2016 breeding season for a fee of $7,500 S&N. Bellamy Road had previously stood at WinStar Farm in Kentucky. “I’m excited to see Bellamy Road continue his career in New York […]

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