Odds-on favorite Criticism notched her fourth graded stakes victory in a little more than six months, taking a short field of fillies and mares wire-to-wire in the $150,000 Sheepshead Bay Stakes (gr. IIT) May 23 on the Belmont Park turf.
Robert Scarborough's Mauralakana continued her outstanding season May 24 at Belmont Park when she burst to the lead in upper stretch in the $150,000 Sheepshead Bay Handicap (gr. IIT) and pulled away for a convincing three-length victory on the inner turf.
Todd Pletcher seeks his unprecedented third consecutive victory in the $150,000 Sheepshead Bay Handicap (gr. IIT) May 24 at Belmont Park, and despite the loss of his top contender, the nation's leading trainer still has a pair of chances to make it happen.
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