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‘Enthusiastic’ Chad Brown Appointed To B.E.S.T. Board

There was a time more than a decade ago when Chad Brown was an aspiring horseman who lived on the backstretch of Belmont Park during the summer months. Now, two Eclipse Awards as the nation’s outstanding trainer and 10 Breeders’ Cup victories later, Brown has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Backstretch […]

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Off To A ‘Sharp’ Start At Saratoga: ‘Everything Has Fallen Into Place’

Trainer Joe Sharp has enjoyed a fruitful start to the Saratoga meet, posting three wins from five starters through the first seven days of racing. He entered Saturday’s card sixth in the trainers’ standings. Sharp is hoping to take that momentum into next week, he said, particularly with Mom’s On Strike in the Grade 2, $200,000 Fasig-Tipton […]

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Justify’s Triple Crown Bid Gives Healthy Boost To Belmont Meet Handle

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) today announced that the Belmont Park spring/summer meet generated all-sources handle of $634,276,776, a 9.1 percent increase over the 2017 Belmont spring/summer meet. Average daily handle over the 53 days of racing was $11,967,486, an 11.1 percent increase over 2017. The June 9 Belmont Stakes Day card, highlighted by Justify’s […]

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Irad Ortiz, Brown, Dubb Capture Belmont Spring/Summer Titles

Trainer Chad Brown won his third consecutive Belmont Park spring/summer individual meet title, while Irad Ortiz, Jr. captured the riding title for the first time since 2014 as the 54-day meet concluded on Sunday. Michael Dubb was the meet’s leading owner with 19 victories and earnings of more than $2.34 million. Brown, the New York […]

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Revolutionary’s First Winner Maiden Beauty Captures Lynbrook Stakes

WinStar Farm’s First-Crop sire Revolutionary tallied his first winner in unique fashion on July 15 when the 2-year-old filly Maiden Beauty scored a three-length win in the $100,000 Lynbrook S. at Belmont Park. The bay filly, who was making her debut for owners Pines Stables, John J. Irwin, Paul Zysset and Sam Arci and trainer Gary […]

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Franco Sweeps Belmont Stakes On Three-Win Saturday

Jockey Manny Franco capped a three-win day on the penultimate card for the Belmont Park spring/summer meet with a sweep of both stakes for owner Barry K. Schwartz on Saturday, winning the $150,000 Forbidden Apple with Voodoo Song and the $100,000 Rockville Centre aboard La Fuerza. Franco, who stands third in the jockey standings with […]

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New York-Bred Juvenile Stake Highlights Belmont’s Closing Day Card

Corms Racing Stable’s Positively Jean will line up in a field of nine for the $100,000 Lynbrook for juvenile New York-bred fillies at six furlongs on Sunday, which will conclude the stakes action on closing day of the Belmont spring/summer meet. This will be the second career start for Positively Jean, a bay filly by Midshipman. […]

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Barn Buddies Presented By Doc’s Products: So Many Cat Pictures

Now that I am known far and wide as the writer of everyone’s favorite Paulick Report series, it’s not uncommon for me to get emails and Twitter DMs that read something like, ‘Have you done a thing on the Serpe kitties?’ (If you have a Barn Buddies tip, by the way, I’d love to hear […]

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NYRA To Provide Live Coverage, Host Cross Country Pick 4 With Delaware Park Racing

The New York Racing Association (NYRA), announced today that Belmont Park Live will provide coverage and analysis of the Grade 2, $750,000 Delaware Handicap and the Grade 3, $200,000 Kent Stakes, both on Saturday from Delaware Park. In addition, Saturday will welcome the return of the Cross Country Pick 4. The multi-race wager, hosted by NYRA and featuring a 50-cent […]

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47-1 Dixie Serenade Up The Inside For Last-Second Victory Ride Score

Uptowncharlybrown Stud’s Dixie Serenade surprised bettors at 47-1 in Sunday’s Grade 3 Victory Ride Stakes, flying up the rail to thrust her neck in front just as the wire crossed overhead. The 3-year-old daughter of Uptowncharlybrown, ridden by Mychel Sanchez for trainer Edward Coletti, earned her first graded stakes victory in the process. Dixie Serenade […]

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