belmont sprint championship

Limousine Liberal ‘Impressed’ Colebrook In Belmont Sprint, Points To Forego

Earning his first win outside of the state of Kentucky in dramatic fashion, Limousine Liberal couldn’t have picked a more opportune time. Sent off as the 9-5 post-time favorite in Saturday’s Grade 2, $350,000 Belmont Sprint Championship, the 6-year-old Successful Appeal gelding took the overland route to victory, racing five wide and overcoming bumping at the top of the […]

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Stars & Stripes Festival Achieves Record Handle Of $24.6 Million

Saturday’s Stars & Stripes Racing Festival, comprised of five graded stakes and highlighted by Catholic Boy’s thrilling victory over Analyze it in the Grade 1, $1.2 million Belmont Derby Invitational, generated all-sources handle of $24,612,465, the highest such handle figure since NYRA launched the Stars & Stripes Racing Festival in 2014. With a paid attendance […]

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Limousine Liberal Runs Down Whitmore In Belmont Sprint Championship

Katherine Ball’s homebred Limousine Liberal finally won his first race outside of Kentucky, and he did so impressively in Saturday’s Grade 2 Belmont Sprint Championship. The 6-year-old Successful Appeal gelding, favored at 9-5, ran down a troubled Whitmore (2-1) to score by a neck on the wire. Ridden by Jose Ortiz for trainer Ben Colebrook, […]

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Weekend Lineup: Stars & Stripes

An exciting weekend of graded stakes action is on tap for racing fans, with NBC coverage of the Stars & Stripes card at Belmont Park on Saturday. The two features are the Belmont Oaks and Belmont Derby, but international intrigue extends to the Dwyer Stakes on the undercard as well. Aidan O’Brien and jockey Ryan […]

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Equibase Analysis: Best Bet In Belmont Sprint Championship?

The 11th running of the Grade 2, $350,000 Belmont Sprint Championship Stakes brings together a field of six, with the winner earning a starting spot in the $2 million Twinspires Breeders’ Cup Sprint on November 3. The field has some accomplished runners including millionaires Limousine Liberal, winner of the Grade 2 Churchill Downs Stakes in […]

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Whitmore Seeks ‘Win And You’re In’ Breeders’ Cup Status In Belmont Sprint Championship

Set to make his first start since finishing second in the Grade 2 True North on Belmont Stakes Day, multiple graded stakes winner Whitmore will kick off his summer slate in the Grade 2, $350,000 Belmont Sprint Championship on Saturday at Belmont Park. A Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series “Win and You’re In” race offering all […]

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NBC Sports, Belmont Park Live Telecasts Airing Stars & Stripes Racing Festival

NYRA is pleased to remind fans that national TV coverage of Saturday’s Stars & Stripes Racing Festival can be found on NBC from 4:30-6 p.m. ET followed by a special edition of Belmont Park Live from 6-7 p.m. The 2 1/2-hour national broadcast window will include five graded stakes, including the Grade 1, $1.2 million […]

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Summers ‘Couldn’t Be Happier’ With Mind Your Biscuits; Forego Colt’s Next Target

Picking up his fourth graded stakes victory and second in a row, following a win in the Group 1 Dubai Golden Shaheen, 4-year-old Mind Your Biscuits firmly planted himself as one of the top horses in the country with his 3 ½-length victory in Saturday’s Grade 2, $350,000 Belmont Sprint Championship. That victory also earned him an expenses-paid berth […]

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Mind Your Biscuits: De Dubai A New York, Y Ahora Con Pasaje Para La Breeders’ Cup Sprint

Mind Your Biscuits dio más de lo que se esperaba. No solo ganó el Belmont Sprint Championship (G2), sino que además lo hizo con sobrada autoridad. El alazán hijo de Posse demostró que su triunfo en el Golden Shaheen en Dubai no fue obra de la casualidad, al demoler al lote que le salió al […]

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Mind Your Biscuits Takes Care Of Business In Belmont Sprint Championship

It was just another day in the office for Mind Your Biscuits on Saturday as he swallowed up a seven-horse field to win the G2 Belmont Sprint Championship by 3 1/2 lengths. Owned by the partnership of J Stables, Head of Plains Partners, Summers, Summers, Summers and Kisber, the 4-year-old son of Posse hit the lead […]

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