suburban handicap

Preservationist Finds More At The Rail, Defeats Catholic Boy In Suburban

Centennial Farm’s Preservationist stepped up into graded stakes company in a big way for Saturday’s G2 Suburban, ceding his lead to 6-5 favorite Catholic Boy in the backstretch and gamely pulling away from that rival in the stretch to win by 4 1/2 lengths. It was the third win in a row for the 6-year-old […]

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‘Matured’ Catholic Boy Targets July 6 Suburban Handicap

Catholic Boy was known for his high-level consistency and versatility during his 3-year-old campaign with Grade 1 triumphs on dirt and turf. Following a comeback win in the Grade 2 Dixie over the grass at Pimlico in his 4-year-old debut, he could go back to the main track for the Grade 2, $700,000 Suburban Handicap […]

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Pletcher ‘Pleased’ With Tapwrit’s Preparations For Suburban

Multiple graded stakes winner Tapwrit visited Belmont’s main track Sunday morning to put the final touches on his preparation for Saturday’s Grade 2, $700,000 Suburban at 1 ¼ miles on Stars & Stripes Day. The 2017 Belmont Stakes winner breezed in company with one-eyed fan favorite Patch. The pair completed five furlongs in 1:00.71 with Tapwrit galloping out well ahead of his […]

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2017 Belmont Stakes Winner Tapwrit Third In 4-Year-Old Debut

Winner of the 2017 Belmont Stakes, Tapwrit returned to the races on Sunday for the first time since a fourth-place finish in the Aug. 28 Travers Stakes. Now a 4-year-old, the son of Tapit made his annual debut in a one-turn allowance over 1 1/16 miles at Belmont Park, finishing third. Ridden by Jose Ortiz […]

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Keen Ice Remata Con Fuerzas Y Sorprende A Shaman Ghost En El Suburban Handicap

El triunfo más reciente de Keen Ice previo al Suburban había ocurrido hace casi dos años. El hijo de Curlin aprovechó una tenaz lucha entre American Pharoah y Frosted para atropellar por fuera y dar cuenta del triplecoronado en los metros finales del Travers S. (G1), el 25 de Agosto de 2015 en Saratoga. Keen Ice, […]

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Whitney ‘Logical Next Target’ For Suburban Hero Keen Ice

Trainer Todd Pletcher reported Sunday morning that Keen Ice came out of his first win in nearly two years fine, following his victory in the Grade 2, $750,000 Suburban at Belmont Park. The 5-year-old son of Curlin earned a 106 Beyer Speed Figure in recording his first win since the 2015 Grade 1 Travers, running down 1-2 favorite Shaman […]

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Keen Ice Finds His Form, Runs Down Shaman Ghost In Suburban Handicap

Known as the only horse to beat Triple Crown champion American Pharoah during his 3-year-old campaign, Donegal Racing and Calumet Farm’s Keen Ice had not found the winner’s circle since the 2015 Travers. Transferred to trainer Todd Pletcher after the 2016 Dubai World Cup, the colt had been hitting the board in good company but […]

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Weekend Lineup: Stars, Stripes & Saturday At Belmont

A bevy of graded stakes action awaits racing fans this weekend, highlighted by the Saturday card at Belmont Park. Both the Grade 1 Belmont Oaks and Belmont Derby have drawn competitive fields, while the Belmont Sprint Championship features Dubai superstar Mind Your Biscuits and the Suburban field is led by Shaman Ghost. The Belmont Oaks […]

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Shaman Ghost Busca Su Tercer Triunfo Consecutivo El Sábado En El Suburban

Seis caballos de cuatro o más años se enfrentarán este sábado 8 en la edición número 131 del Suburban Handicap (G2, $750,000), carrera en 2000 metros que forma parte del festival hípico que presentará el hipódromo de Belmont Park. Partiendo por fuera con el mayor handicap (55.8 Kgs) estará Shaman Ghost, cotizado como gran favorito en […]

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