Turf Trinity

Well-Traveled Tone Broke ‘Wants To Go The Distance’ Of Jockey Club Derby

L and N Racing’s Tone Broke will add a seventh racetrack to his docket when he breaks from the gate in Saturday’s $1 million Jockey Club Derby Invitational at Belmont Park, the third and final leg of the Turf Trinity. Trained by Hall of Famer Steve Asmussen, the dark bay son of Broken Vow, a […]

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A Thread Of Blue, Henley’s Joy Ready For Rematch In Jockey Club Derby

Leonard C. Green’s A Thread of Blue and Bloom Racing Stable’s Henley’s Joy square off in Saturday’s $1 million Jockey Club Derby Invitational, the third and final leg of the Turf Trinity at Belmont Park. The 37-day Belmont fall meet begins Friday, offering 45 stakes worth $11.525 million in purse money and eight Breeders’ Cup […]

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Middle Leg Of NYRA’s Turf Trinity Draws International Cast On Sunday

Henley’s Joy captured the opening leg of the New York Racing Association’s newly implemented Turf Triple series with a career-best effort in the Grade 1 Belmont Derby last out and will look to add the second jewel in Sunday’s first running of the $1 million Saratoga Derby at Saratoga Race Course. The Turf Trinity for […]

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NYRA Offering Low Takeout, 20 Cent Pick 6 Combining Whitney, Saratoga Derby Day Cards

The New York Racing Association announced the Whitney-Saratoga Derby Pick 6, a special two-day all-stakes wager, kicking off with three races on Saturday’s Whitney Day card and concluding on Saratoga Derby Day Sunday at Saratoga Race Course. The two-day Pick 6, featuring a $0.20 minimum and low 15 percent takeout, includes a mandatory payout. The […]

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Henley’s Joy ‘On Target’ For Saratoga Derby, To Be Joined By New Stablemate Kadar

Trainer Mike Maker will be represented by a pair of strong contenders in the second leg of the Turf Trinity in the $1 million Saratoga Derby set for Sunday, August 4, when he saddles Henley’s Joy and newcomer Kadar. Bloom Racing Stable’s Henley’s Joy was a three-quarter length winner of the first leg of the […]

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‘Clean Trip’ Propelled ‘Serious Contender’ Henley’s Joy To Belmont Derby Upset

Bloom Racing Stable’s Henley’s Joy kicked off the Turf Trinity with a rousing score in the Grade 1, $1 million Belmont Derby Invitational on Saturday at Belmont Park. Trained by Mike Maker for Bloom Racing Stable, Henley’s Joy rated in third position in the 10-furlong test on the inner turf and showed good acceleration down […]

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Belmont’s Stars & Stripes Festival Generates Record Handle Of $25 Million

Saturday’s 11-race Stars & Stripes Racing Festival card, highlighted by an upset victory by Henley’s Joy in the 70th running of the Grade 1, $1 million Belmont Derby Invitational, generated all-sources handle of $25,766,176, the highest handle figure since the New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) launched the Stars & Stripes Racing Festival in 2014. […]

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‘Very Relaxed’ Japanese-Bred Jodie Breezes For Belmont Oaks Invitational

Japanese-bred contenders Jodie and Master Fencer will add to the international flair of the inaugural $5.25 million Turf Triple Series, featuring the Turf Trinity and Turf Tiara for sophomores over three legs at Belmont Park and Saratoga Race Course, set to begin Saturday as part of the Stars & Stripes Festival to be broadcast live […]

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Pletcher’s ‘Very Good’ Social Paranoia, Turf Firster Spinoff Targeting Belmont Derby

Trainer Todd Pletcher returned to Belmont Park early Saturday morning from Saratoga to oversee turf works for next Saturday’s Grade 1, $1 million Belmont Derby Invitational, the first leg of the newly created Turf Trinity, headlining the Stars & Stripes Racing Festival that will be broadcast live on NBC. Posting his third breeze on the […]

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NYRA To Make Low-Takeout Late Pick 5 Available To All Horseplayers

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) has announced that the Late Pick 5 will become available to all horseplayers beginning on Wednesday, July 3, at Belmont Park and continuing through the remainder of 2019. Previously offered as the NYRA Bets Late Pick 5 and available exclusively to NYRA Bets customers, New York on-track bettors, […]

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