belmont stakes racing festival

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 […]

Continue reading
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 […]

Continue reading
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 […]

Continue reading
Fourstar Crook Denies Stablemate Sistercharlie In New York Stakes

Michael Dubb, Bethlehem Stable, and Gary Aisquith’s Fourstar Crook turned the tables on her Chad Brown-trained stablemate on Friday, capturing the G2 New York Stakes by a head over 1-2 favorite Sistercharlie. Sent to the post at 4-1 under Irad Ortiz, the 6-year-old New York-bred daughter of Freud traveled in mid-pack of a strung out […]

Continue reading
Imperial Hint Fends Off Whitmore To Earn Millionaire Status In True North

Raymond Mamone’s Imperial Hint was very game late in Friday’s Grade 2 True North Stakes, fending off a late run from Whitmore to win by a neck on the wire. The 5-year-old son of Imperialism was sent to the post as the 8-5 favorite under Javier Castellano. Trained by Luis Carvajal, Imperial Hint covered 6 1/2 […]

Continue reading
Weekend Lineup: All Eyes On Justify

A weekend full of graded stakes action awaits bettors at Belmont Park, highlighted by the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes. Justify will take on a field of nine rivals as he bids to make history as the 13th winner of the Triple Crown. Before that, five other Grade 1 stakes are on Saturday’s card. […]

Continue reading
Lewis Bay An Easy Winner In Bed O’ Roses Invitational

Alpha Delta Stables’ homebred Lewis Bay dominated Friday’s Grade 3 Bed o’ Roses Invitational by 5 1/2 lengths, speeding seven furlongs in 1:21.11 over Belmont Park’s fast main track. The 5-year-old daughter of Bernardini, ridden by Irad Ortiz, Jr. for Chad Brown, was sent to post at odds of 3-1 seeking her first victory of […]

Continue reading
Proctor’s Ledge, On Leave Prepare For Rematch In Just A Game

Proctor’s Ledge and On Leave, separated by only a half-length when finishing 1-2 five weeks ago, will meet again this Saturday at Belmont Park in the Grade 1, $700,000 Longines Just a Game for fillies and mares. The Just a Game is Race 8 on Saturday’s 13-race card and will serve as the first leg […]

Continue reading
Oaks Winner Takes On Juvenile Filly Champ In Acorn Stakes

Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks winner Monomoy Girl will try to maintain her perfect 3-year-old season in the one mile, Grade 1, $700,000 Acorn presented by Nassau County IDA, as part of a field of seven in Race 4 on Belmont Stakes Day at Belmont Park. The multiple Grade 1 winner will make her Belmont debut […]

Continue reading
Mind Your Biscuits Tops Rich Field In Met Mile

An accomplished group of 11 graded-stakes winners, topped by $3.7 million earner and multiple Grade or Group 1 champion Mind Your Biscuits, will line up in an all-star edition of the Grade 1, $1.2 million Runhappy Metropolitan Handicap Saturday at Belmont Park. The 125th running of the Met Mile for 3-year-olds and up is one […]

Continue reading
Twitter Twitter
Paulick Report on Instagram