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UPDATED: Hantavirus Ruled Out As Cause Of Belmont Stable Employee’s Death

The New York State Department of Health on Saturday announced that confirmatory testing of clinical specimens from a recently-deceased Belmont Park backstretch worker sent to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention returned a negative result for hantavirus. The samples were sent to the CDC for confirmation, per Department protocol, following a positive result […]

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‘Structural Injury’ Ends Career Of Arkansas Derby-Winner Magnum Moon

Sophomore colt Magnum Moon sustained a “career-ending” injury after a workout at Belmont Park on Saturday morning, according to bloodhorse.com. The 3-year-old son of Malibu Moon, winner of the Grade 1 Arkansas Derby for trainer Todd Pletcher, was galloping out when he suffered a “structural injury” to his forelimb. Racing manager for owners Robert and Lawana […]

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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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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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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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Connections ‘Still Having Fun’ With Bargain-Buy Woody Stephens Winner

When Still Having Fun rattled off wins in a pair of 3-year-old stakes at Laurel Park over the winter, his connections began to dream big and wonder how far the bargain $12,000 yearling would be able to stretch his talent. Considering a race such as the Preakness Stakes (G1) was nothing out of the ordinary […]

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Triple Crown-Winning Smith Voted Jockey Of The Week

With a win in the Belmont Stakes that made Justify the 13th horse to win the Triple Crown, Mike Smith was voted Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for June 4 – 10, 2018. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which […]

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