Gallant Bloom Handicap

Come Dancing ‘Nice And Easy’ In Gallant Bloom Victory

Sent off as the 1-5 post-time favorite, Blue Devil Racing Stable’s Come Dancing didn’t disappoint her backers earning her fourth win from five starts this year, capturing the Grade 2, $300,000 Gallant Bloom Handicap on Sunday at Belmont Park for fillies and mares over the main track. Breaking form post 3 with Hall of Fame […]

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Union Strike Overcomes Bad Start For Gallant Bloom Handicap

Mick and Wendy Ruis’ Union Strike recovered from a slow break and made the most of a ground-saving late run to win the Grade 2, $300,000 Gallant Bloom Handicap for fillies and mares at 6 ½ furlongs, the second of three stakes on Sunday’s card at Belmont Park. Ridden by Jose Ortiz, Union Strike broke […]

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Highway Star Outfinishes Carina Mia In Gallant Bloom

Chester and Mary Broman’s homebred Highway Star got back to her winning ways on Sunday, running down the even-money favorite Carina Mia to win the Grade 2 Gallant Bloom Handicap. The 4-year-old daughter of Girolamo, second-choice at odds of 2-1, was never more than four lengths off the lead under jockey Luis Saez. Though Carina […]

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Paulassilverlining Splashes To Gallant Bloom Victory

Vincent Scuderi’s homebred Paulassilverlining didn’t mind the mud at Belmont Park on Saturday, rolling home a 3/4-length winner of the Grade 2 Gallant Bloom Handicap. Up against a field of five other fillies and mares, the 4-year-old daughter of Ghostzapper covered 6 1/2 furlongs over the muddy (sealed) main track in 1:15.92 under John Velazquez […]

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Racing Returns To Belmont Park; $10.625 Million In Stakes Highlight Fall Meeting

A total of 42 stakes worth $10.625 million, two “super” Saturdays and fan-friendly activities are among the highlights as thoroughbred racing returns to Belmont Park for its 38-day fall meet, which runs from Friday, September 9 through Sunday, October 30. On opening day, a field of 10 3-year-old fillies will gather on the turf for […]

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La Verdad Wire To Wire To Win Gallant Bloom

Speedy La Verdad broke quickly and went on well from there, holding off a late-closing Wavell Avenue for a front-running victory in the Grade 2, $300,000 Gallant Bloom Handicap Saturday at Belmont Park. Room for Me was an early presence on her outside as La Verdad ran the first quarter in :22.76 and the half-mile […]

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Cluster of Stars Remains Undefeated With Wire-to-Wire Gallant Bloom Effort

Making her first start in more than five months, Cluster of Stars promptly seized the lead from the inside and never looked back en route to a decisive victory on Saturday at Belmont Park in the Grade 2, $300,000 Gallant Bloom Handicap. Cluster of Stars, a 4-year-old New York-bred owned by Harvey Weinstein’s Turtle Bird […]

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Dance to Bristol Headlines Gallant Bloom

Dance to Bristol, a winner of seven straight, heads a talented group of fillies and mare sprinters entered in the Grade 2, $300,000 Gallant Bloom Handicap, the featured race on Saturday at Belmont Park. The 6 ½-furlong Gallant Bloom was carded as race nine on the 10-race card, has a scheduled post time of 5:17 […]

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Gallant Bloom loaded with talent

Saturday’s Grade 2, $200,000 Gallant Bloom Handicap at Belmont Park attracted 10 fillies and mares, many with an eye on the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint in November. “Pretty much all of the top [female sprinters] besides Groupie Doll will be in Saturday’s race,” said Eric Fein, owner of C C’s Pal, 8-1 on […]

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