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Brown Calls Lady Eli’s Work ‘Outstanding’ Over Belmont Turf Course

Sheep Pond Partner’s multiple graded stakes winner Lady Eli turned in a five-furlong breeze over the inner turf Sunday morning at Belmont Park in preparation for her final career start in the Grade 1, $2 million Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf on November 4 at Del Mar. The 5-year-old mare by Divine Park worked […]

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Happy Like A Fool Dominant In Matron Stakes

Making her first start in North America since breaking her maiden last Spring at Keeneland, Happy Like a Fool earned her first graded stakes win in only her third career start besting a field of five in Sunday’s Grade 3, $150,000 Matron Sunday at Belmont Park. Happy Like a Fool broke from post 3 without […]

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Rubilinda By A Nose In Thrilling Pebbles Stakes

Don Alberto’s Rubilinda was the 6-5 favorite in Saturday’s $200,000 Pebbles Stakes at Belmont Park, restricted to sophomore fillies over a mile on the turf. The daughter of superstar Frankel was forced three-wide around the far turn and faced an unexpected challenge from 54-1 Sylphide for most of the stretch, but Jose Ortiz managed to […]

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Engage Kicks Clear As Heavy Favorite In Futurity Stakes

Woodford Racing’s Engage was bet down to 1-2 favoritism in Saturday’s Grade 3 Futurity Stakes at Belmont Park, and he ran the way a heavy favorite should. The 2-year-old son of Into Mischief waited behind the pacesetters through the turn, angled out and kicked away powerfully to beat runner up Barry Lee by 3 1/2 […]

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Weekend Lineup Presented By DRF Bets: QEII, Canadian International

A trio of Grade 1 races headline the action across North America this weekend, with the Queen Elizabeth II Cup at Keeneland on Saturday and the E.P. Taylor and Canadian International at Woodbine on Sunday. On Friday, Keeneland’s card is led by the Grade 3 Franklin County Stakes. A 5 1/2 furlong turf sprint for […]

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Cross-Entered Happy Like A Fool Headlines Competitive Matron Stakes

Making her first start in North America since breaking her maiden on April 9 at Keeneland, Happy Like a Fool for trainer Wesley Ward and owners Mrs. John Magnier, Michael Tabor and Derrick Smith will headline a competitive field of five in the Grade 3, $150,000 Matron for juvenile fillies on Sunday at Belmont Park. […]

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Party Boat, Frankel’s Rubilinda Headline Saturday’s $200,000 Pebbles Stakes

After back-to-back graded stakes appearances, Hope Jones’ Party Boat will look to capitalize on class relief as part of a field of nine 3-year-old fillies in Saturday’s $200,000 Pebbles on Belmont Park’s Widener turf. One of two stakes on the day’s docket, including the 127th running of the Grade 3, $150,000 Futurity, the Pebbles, carded […]

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Blacktype Puts It All Together For Knickerbocker Victory

Jump Sucker Stable’s Blacktype picked up his second straight win of the Fall Championship meet at Belmont Park with a one-length victory in the Grade 2, $200,000 Knickerbocker at 1 1/8 miles on the inner turf on Monday’s Columbus Day holiday card. With Joel Rosario aboard, Blacktype settled in second early, tracking the frontrunning Hello […]

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Columbus Day Card At Belmont Features $28,315 Pick 6 Carryover

There will be a $28,315 Pick 6 carryover on Monday’s Columbus Day race card at Belmont Park, featuring the Grade 2, $200,000 Knickerbocker. The sequence starts with Race 4, with an approximate post time of 2:34 p.m. ET. Sunday’s Pick 6 sequence included several longshots. The full sequence was Redhairdon’tcare ($11.20), Feeling Bossy ($9.70), The […]

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War Flag Upsets Brown’s Win Streak In Flower Bowl

Allen Stable homebred War Flag (9-1) ran down the even money Chad Brown trainee Grand Jete and held off Brown’s Dacita (4-1) to score her first Grade 1 win in Sunday’s Flower Bowl Stakes at Belmont Park, ending a three-year streak in which Brown had sent out the Flower Bowl winner. War Flag, off at […]

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