Dwyer Stakes

The Friday Show Presented By The Match Series: What Are The Odds?

Last weekend’s Dwyer Stakes at Belmont Park stirred up an issue that’s plagued the racing industry for years — the issue of dramatic odds shifts late in the betting. In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss what’s happening behind the scenes to cause such changes in the betting as […]

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Commentary: To Fix Late Odds Shifts, Change The System

Last Saturday was a wonderful day at Belmont.  We saw great racing in great weather in a beautiful setting, and for customers there were huge pools to bet into. It was truly some of the best this sport – a sport my friend Eric Poteck calls “Gambletainment”  – offers. It had something for everyone. On […]

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Report: $124,109 Bet Late On Firenze Fire Ahead Of Dwyer

The Thoroughbred Daily News reports the last-minute drop in odds on Grade 3 Dwyer winner Firenze Fire last weekend was the result of $124,109 being wagered on the colt to win within seconds of the close of betting. Firenze Fire appeared to be at 5-1 leaving the gate and 5-2 after the race began. The TDN […]

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Firenze Fire Dominant In Dwyer; Mendelssohn Third

Mr. Amore Stable won a pair of graded stakes races at different tracks within a 30-minute span on Saturday afternoon. First, Vision Perfect took the Parx Dash, and then homebred Firenze Fire blew away the field in the Grade 3 Dwyer Stakes. The 3-year-old son of Poseidon’s Warrior, ridden by Irad Ortiz for trainer Jason […]

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Weekend Lineup: Stars & Stripes

An exciting weekend of graded stakes action is on tap for racing fans, with NBC coverage of the Stars & Stripes card at Belmont Park on Saturday. The two features are the Belmont Oaks and Belmont Derby, but international intrigue extends to the Dwyer Stakes on the undercard as well. Aidan O’Brien and jockey Ryan […]

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NBC Sports, Belmont Park Live Telecasts Airing Stars & Stripes Racing Festival

NYRA is pleased to remind fans that national TV coverage of Saturday’s Stars & Stripes Racing Festival can be found on NBC from 4:30-6 p.m. ET followed by a special edition of Belmont Park Live from 6-7 p.m. The 2 1/2-hour national broadcast window will include five graded stakes, including the Grade 1, $1.2 million […]

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Mendelssohn Tries To Rebound From Derby Debacle In Belmont’s Dwyer

Mendelssohn will look to recapture the form that led to his 18 1/2-length win in the Group 2 UAE Derby, taking aim at a seven-horse field in the 101st running of the Grade 3, $300,000 Dwyer for 3-year-olds on Saturday, Stars & Stripes Day, at Belmont Park. Carded as Race 6 with an approximate post […]

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BC Clash With Justify? O’Brien Targets Three-Race U.S. Plan For Mendelssohn

Trainer Aidan O’Brien has outlined a tentative schedule for last year’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf winner Mendelssohn to return to the U.S. and aim for a second Breeders’ Cup run — this time in the Classic. O’Brien told reporters this week Mendelssohn’s been getting some rest after a taxing run in the Kentucky Derby that […]

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Practical Joke Muy Superior A Sus Rivales En La Milla Del Dwyer

Practical Joke demostró que su fuerte es la milla. A pesar de no haber tenido el mejor de los viajes, el hijo de Into Mischief sí tuvo el mejor de los finales para superar con autoridad a sus cuatro rivales del Dwyer S. (G3, $400,000), disputado el sábado 8 en Belmont Park. Conducido por el […]

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Practical Joke Much The Best In Dwyer

Klaravich Stables and William H. Lawrence’s Practical Joke was much the best in Saturday’s G3 Dwyer Stakes at Belmont Park, sneaking up the rail around the turn only to be trapped behind horses. Jockey Joel Rosario was forced to swing the 3-year-old son of Into Mischief out around the three-wide pack of leaders to mount […]

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