Man o’ War Stakes

Arklow Prepares To Try Marathon Distance In Belmont Gold Cup

Donegal Racing, Joseph Bulger and Peter Coneway’s two-time graded stakes winner Arklow has capably run long distances in his past starts, but will stretch out even further when he competes in the two-mile Grade 2, $400,000 Belmont Gold Cup Invitational over the Widener turf course Friday afternoon at Belmont Park. Trained by Brad Cox, the […]

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‘Surface Change’ In The Cards For Talented Sophomore Hidden Scroll

The busy Bill Mott barn was led by three potential Kentucky Derby hopefuls early in 2019 including Tacitus, winner of the Grade 2 Wood Memorial presented by NYRA Bets; Country House, the eventual Derby winner who showed promise with a good second in the Grade 2 Risen Star at Fair Grounds; and Hidden Scroll, an […]

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Man O’ War Ride Nets Joel Rosario Jockey Of The Week Title

After winning the only Grade 1 race of the week and leading across all metrics, Joel Rosario was chosen as Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for May 6 – 12, 2019. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization […]

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Rosario Gives Channel Maker Perfectly-Timed Ride In Man O’ War

Jockey Joel Rosario had the runaway leader measured around the far turn of Saturday’s Grade 1 Man o’ War Stakes, running down Hunting Horn aboard Wachtel Stable, Gary Barber, and Reeves Thoroughbred Racing’s Channel Maker. Trained by Bill Mott, the 5-year-old son of English Channel covered 1 3/8 miles over Belmont Park’s firm turf course […]

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Cross Country Pick 5 Features Man O’ War, Free Past Performances

The New York Racing Association (NYRA) will partner with Monmouth Park and Woodbine on Saturday for a special Cross Country Pick 5 featuring four stakes races. The opening leg of the sequence is from Woodbine featuring the $100,000 Ballade for Ontario-breds 3-years-old and up scheduled as Race 8 with a post time of 4:59 p.m. […]

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Weekend Lineup: Man O’ War Racing Festival

Belmont Park holds the lion’s share of attention this week with five stakes races – four graded – comprising the Man o’ War Racing Festival, highlighted by the Grade 1, $700,000 Man o’ War Stakes. America’s Day at the Races will provide live coverage of the Man o’ War Racing Festival from 4 – 5 […]

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Man o’ War Stakes A ‘Tough Race’ Honoring A Legendary Horse

Author Tom Wolfe once said of the Empire State: “One belongs to New York instantly, one belongs to it as much in five minutes as in five years.” Man o’ War’s total racing career wasn’t much longer than those five minutes. But his legacy, built on historic success across four New York tracks, made him an […]

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O’Brien Sending Hunting Horn And Magic Wand Over For Grade 1 Man o’ War

A star-studded field of nine will square off in the Grade 1, $700,000 Man o’ War, a mile and three-eighths test over the inner turf as the headliner on a bumper card that will feature five stakes as part of Saturday’s Man o’ War Racing Festival at Belmont Park. The top-quality card also includes the […]

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Retired: Former Owner Dubb Claims G1 Winner Wake Forest For $8,000

One of Grade 1 winner Wake Forest’s former owners, Michael Dubb stepped up to retire the 8-year-old horse when claiming him for $8,000 on Saturday at Gulfstream Park West. Wake Forest finished ninth of 11 in what will be his last start on the track. Details for the son of Sir Percy’s retirement are still […]

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Pletcher Hoping Return To Belmont Helps Hi Happy Find The Winner’s Circle

La Providencia’s multiple graded stakes winner Hi Happy breezed four furlongs over Belmont’s main track Saturday morning in his final major training session ahead of next weekend’s Grade 1, $500,000 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic for trainer Todd Pletcher. The 6-year-old Argentinian homebred covered the distance in 49.55 seconds, his second work since finishing fourth in […]

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