belmont gold cup

Moon Colony Drops Back To A Mile In Hall Of Fame Stakes

John Oxley’s graded stakes-winner Moon Colony will look to capitalize on a distance cutback in Friday’s Grade 2, $200,000 National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame for 3-year-olds at one mile over the inner turf at Saratoga Race Course. The Mark Casse-trained bay Uncle Mo colt set the pace last out in the Grade 1 […]

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Amade Finds America To His Liking In Belmont Gold Cup Success

Making his first start in North America as well as his first in stakes company, OTI Racing, Laurent Dassault, and Elisa Berte’s Amade found the winner’s circle at odds of 6-1 in Friday’s Grade 2 Belmont Gold Cup Invitational. The 5-year-old son of Casamento was ridden by Flavien Prat for trainer Alessandro Botti, and after […]

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Belmont: Two-Day Pick 6 Wager Features Four Grade 1 Races

A special two-day Pick 6 wager, with a $0.20 base minimum and featuring six graded stakes races, culminating with the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes presented by NYRA bets, will be offered by the New York Racing Association (NYRA) this Friday, June 7. The Belmont Stakes Festival Pick 6, with a low 15 percent […]

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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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‘The Horse That Made My Career’: Prince Of Arran Gives Fellowes High Hopes For 2019

One of the best-looking horses on the grounds during the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival turned out to be one of the best-performing on the world stage. Saeed Bel Obaida’s Charlie Fellowes-trained Prince of Arran commenced 2018 with a 103 rating, a record of 3-for-19 and the look of an above-average stayer—but what he did from there […]

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Queen’s Call To Mind Sets Course Record In Belmont Gold Cup

Owned and bred by Her Majesty The Queen, Call To Mind set a new course record in winning the Grade 2 Belmont Gold Cup Invitational, his first start in North America. The 4-year-old son of Galileo sat just behind the leader and took over in the stretch to win by a length, completing two miles […]

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Queen Elizabeth Sends Runner To Friday’s Belmont Card

Call to Mind, a 4-year-old owned and bred by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, took to the Belmont grass for the first time on Tuesday, galloping over the inner turf course in preparation for the Grade 2, $400,000 Belmont Gold Cup Invitational on Friday. The homebred, who arrived at Belmont last Friday, stepped onto the […]

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Rare Sight: Queen’s Call To Mind Preparing For Start In Belmont Gold Cup

Racing fans at Belmont Park on Friday will be treated to a rare sight at American racetracks: the purple-and-scarlet colors of Her Majesty, The Queen. Call To Mind, a 4-year-old owned and bred by Elizabeth II, figures prominently in the Grade 2, $400,000 Belmont Gold Cup Invitational, which will be contested at two miles on […]

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Delaware Handicap Downgraded; 2018 Graded Stakes Listing Released Friday

The American Graded Stakes Committee of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association today presented its listing of U.S. Graded and Listed Stakes Races for 2018, the results of its annual grading session conducted November 28 and 29 in Lexington. The Committee reviewed 806 U.S. stakes races with a purse of at least $75,000, and assigned […]

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Thoroughbred Owner Faron McCubbins Nails Down Belmont Stakes Challenge

Faron McCubbins took home $60,000 and other prizes for finishing first in the Belmont Stakes Challenge, a two-day handicapping contest that took place during the Belmont Stakes Racing Festival presented by NYRA Bets. He ended the two-day event with $90,600. Each contestant started with $7,500 to wager. McCubbins, owner of Bullards Alley who ran 6th […]

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