Met Mile

Bee Jersey Denies Mind Your Biscuits In Met Mile

Leading the field from start to finish, Charles Fipke’s homebred Bee Jersey was able to hold on by a nose over Mind Your Biscuits in Saturday’s Grade 1 Runhappy Metropolitan Handicap. The 4-year-old son of Jersey Town, ridden by Ricardo Santana, was sent to post as the 3-1 favorite on a three-race win streak. Trained […]

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Met Mile – The Breeders’ Race – Thriving As Part of Belmont Day Card

The Grade 1, $1.2 million Runhappy Metropolitan Handicap serves as a prime example of how the more things change, the more they stay the same – and sometimes they can become better than ever. Four years after moving from its traditional spot on Memorial Day and becoming a cornerstone of a spectacular Belmont Stakes Day […]

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NYRA Bets Presents Belmont Countdown: Chad Summers On ‘Biscuits’ And Shooting Straight

Horses keep you humble. It’s an old adage trainer Chad Summers knows too well. Summers started his training career roughly a year ago in spectacular fashion, saddling Mind Your Biscuits ahead of a win in the Group 1 Dubai Golden Shaheen. Summers, 33, said he’s spent every day of that year learning. The success of […]

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Casse Hopes Awesome Slew Will Fill In Resume Gap With Grade 1 Met Mile

Live Oak Plantation’s multiple Grade 3 winner Awesome Slew returns to Belmont Park for Saturday’s $1.2 million Runhappy Metropolitan Handicap with another chance to fill what trainer Mark Casse said is the only blank spot on the 5-year-old’s resume – a Grade 1 victory. A Florida-bred son and grandson of two-time Grade 1 winners Awesome […]

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Mind Your Biscuits Tops Rich Field In Met Mile

An accomplished group of 11 graded-stakes winners, topped by $3.7 million earner and multiple Grade or Group 1 champion Mind Your Biscuits, will line up in an all-star edition of the Grade 1, $1.2 million Runhappy Metropolitan Handicap Saturday at Belmont Park. The 125th running of the Met Mile for 3-year-olds and up is one […]

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‘Versatile’ One Liner Could Give Pletcher A Third Met Mile Winner

Already a two-time winner, trainer Todd Pletcher looks to complete a personal hat trick when he sends out One Liner for the Grade 1, $1.2 million Runhappy Metropolitan Handicap on Saturday’s Belmont Stakes undercard. Pletcher, who won the Met Mile with Palace Malice in 2014 and Quality Road in 2010, threw One Liner into this year’s mix following a […]

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Geroux’s Ability To Make 114-Pound Impost Earns Met Mile Mount On Bolt D’Oro

Two-time Grade 1 winner Bolt d’Oro worked a half-mile Sunday morning at Keeneland under multiple graded-stakes winning jockey Florent Geroux, who will be aboard for the first time in Saturday’s Grade 1 Runhappy Metropolitan Handicap. Owned and trained by Mick Ruis, Bolt d’Oro completed the distance in 48.40 seconds to rank 18th of 56 horses over Keeneland’s main track. He has […]

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Met Mile: Mind Your Biscuits ‘Bigger, Faster, And Stronger’ This Year

Though Justify will deservedly take top billing next Saturday, it’s possible the main attraction on a loaded Belmont Stakes Day undercard could be the New York-bred Mind Your Biscuits in the Grade 1, $1.2 million Runhappy Metropolitan Handicap. The 5-year-old son of Posse is fresh off a second dazzling victory in the $2 million Dubai Golden Shaheen, and […]

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‘He Did It So Easy’: Bolt D’Oro Breezes Five Furlongs In 57 Flat At Keeneland

Ruis Racing’s Bolt d’Oro put in his first workout since the Kentucky Derby, going five furlongs in 57 seconds flat Monday morning at Keeneland as he readies for a start in the Grade 1, $1.2 million Runhappy Metropolitan Handicap on Belmont Stakes Day, June 9. The Medaglia d’Oro colt worked in company with stablemate Orbit Rain, impressing owner and trainer […]

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Bolt d’Oro To Get Two Breezes In Before Met Mile Bid

Santa Anita Derby runner-up and 12th place Kentucky Derby finisher Bolt d’Oro will have a pair of works before his start in the Grade 1 Met Mile, owner and trainer Mick Ruis told the Daily Racing Form. Ruis said the son of Medaglia d’Oro would work Monday either at Keeneland or Churchill Downs, depending on […]

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