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Three-Day Pick 6 Carryover Of $235,000 On Tap Wednesday At Belmont

The Pick 6 went unsolved for the third straight day Sunday at Belmont Park, triggering a three-day carryover of $235,671 when live racing resumes on Wednesday. Sunday’s Pick 6 sequence kicked off with longshot Swamp Rat (No. 6) upsetting Race 5 at odds of 24-1 returning $51.50 for a $2 win wager. Have Another (No. […]

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Oscar Performance Ties World Record Time In Poker Triumph

On Saturday at Belmont Park, Amerman Racing’s Oscar Performance made his long-awaited return a memorable one, driving to a 1 ½-length victory in the Grade 3, $300,000 Poker for 4-year-olds and up at a mile on the Widener turf course in a record-setting time of 1:31.23. Oscar Performance’s final time was .40 seconds better than Elusive […]

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Caroline Wilson Takes Down First NYRA Belmont Sweepstakes

More than 90,000 people at Belmont Park and millions watching around the world were captivated by Justify as he entered the gate looking to make history in the 150th running of the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes presented by NYRA Bets on June 9. Justify’s bid to become just the 13th Triple Crown winner […]

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Belmont Park Stable Employee Stabbed To Death Sunday Morning

A stable employee at Belmont Park was stabbed to death on Sunday morning, according to drf.com. Maria Larin was walking a horse for trainer Doodnauth Shivmangal in barn 61, when a man believed to be her estranged ex-husband attacked her. The suspect attempted to flee the scene, but was run down by stable employees and a NYRA security […]

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Father’s Day Card At Belmont Features $85,507 Pick 6 Carryover

Kennesaw Mountain Racing’s Picco Uno capitalized on class relief, wiring a six-horse field by four lengths in the sixth running of the $125,000 Dancin Renee for state-bred fillies and mares 3-years-old and up on Saturday at Belmont Park. Out of the gate, jockey Manny Franco sent Picco Uno to the front in the six furlong […]

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Prat Poised To Take Santa Anita Riding Title, Then Head To New York

One of the nation’s leading trainers has called Flavien Prat a difference maker, as in difference maker when it comes to winning or losing a race. That’s a supreme but deserved compliment for the 25-year-old Frenchman, currently poised to win Santa Anita’s Spring Meet riding title, as he leads co-runners-up Joe Talamo and Geovanni Franco, […]

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Brown, Castellano, Dubb Named Top Performers At Belmont Stakes Racing Festival

Chad Brown, Javier Castellano and Michael Dubb took top honors in the 2018 Belmont Stakes Racing Festival Championship for best overall performance by a trainer, jockey and owner, respectively, during the three-day event at Belmont Park. The competition, based on a 5-3-2-1 point basis, began with the first race on Thursday, June 7 and continued […]

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Lucky 13: Relive ‘Immortal’ Justify’s Triple Crown Triumph

From America’s Best Racing: Turn up the volume and relive Saturday’s historic sports moment from a packed and raucous Belmont Park. Undefeated Justify completes the Triple Crown sweep in the Belmont Stakes, becoming the sport’s 13th Triple Crown champion and cementing his place among an exclusive and rare group of immortals.   

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Justify’s Breeder John Gunther Relishes ‘Amazing’ Triple Crown Victory

Breeder John Gunther, owner of the central Kentucky Glennwood Farm, was present at Belmont Park on Saturday to watch the colt he sold for $500,000 as a yearling become the 13th winner of racing’s Triple Crown. “What an amazing experience, my heart was pounding and I had to sit down,” Gunther told ctvnews.ca. “This means everything to […]

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Belmont Stakes Card Generates Second-Highest Handle In NYRA History

Saturday’s blockbuster Belmont Stakes Day card, highlighted by Justify’s Triple Crown triumph, generated all-sources handle of $137,954,895, the second-highest one-day handle in NYRA history behind Belmont Stakes Day in 2014. With attendance of 90,327, on-track handle was $16,159,584. All-sources handle for the three-day Belmont Stakes Racing Festival was $168,975,295. All-sources wagering on the 150th Belmont […]

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