Headlines for Thursday, June 9, 2011

  • TCI - Belmont Stakes 143

    A look at all the participants in the 2011 Belmont Stakes, and picks for the big race.

  • And They're Off: The Belmont Stakes

    Lenny, Steve, and special guest Steve Byk report from Belmont Park about the Belmont Stakes, including thoughts about the draw, how the race will be run, and picks. Plus, a tour of Belmont Park.

  • Animal Kingdom at Belmont Park<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9558379%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Belmont Preview: Animal Kingdom One to Beat

    If many of the names in the Belmont (gr. I) look familiar, that's because they should. For the first time in history, the top seven finishers from the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) have returned for the final leg of the Triple Crown

  • Expanded Gaming Heats Up in Massachusetts

    The expansion of gambling is back on the front burner in Massachusetts as key legislators and the governor work to settle their differences and draft a compromise bill that could be passed as early as July.

  • Belmont Stakes News Minute - 6/9/2011

    Lenny Shulman reports the news of the day, including the first appearance of Master of Hounds at Belmont. Plus, Animal Kingdom, Isn't He Perfect, Santiva, Prime Cut, and Nehro.

  • Belmont Stakes News Minute - 06/09/11

    Lenny Shulman reports the news of the day, including the first appearance of Master of Hounds at Belmont, Animal Kingdom, Isn't He Perfect, Santiva, Prime Cut, and Nehro.Sponsored by Taylor Made Stallions.

  • THS: The Belmont Stakes

    Jason and James Scully from twinspires.com preview the Belmont Stakes (gr. I), and make their picks. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Belmont Stakes.

  • Aviate won the Distaff Turf Mile Stakes in her most recent start. <br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9517318%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Aviate Figures to Soar in Just a Game

    Juddmonte Farms' homebred filly is 5-2 morning-line choice for June 11 Just a Game Stakes (gr. IT) at Belmont Park. The one-mile race for older fillies and mares is worth $400,000.

  • Check the Label defeated Snow Top Mountain last September in the Garden City.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9193324%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Snow Top Mountain Eyes First Stakes Victory

    Barbara Hunter's homebred Snow Top Mountain, first or second in 10 of 12 starts thus far, will seek her first stakes victory in the $100,000 Early Times Mint Julep Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Churchill Downs June 11.

  • Resetable Tops Strong MM Racehorse Sale

    Resetable brought Aust$160,000 ($171,400 in U.S. funds) June 8 to top the Magic Millions national racehorse sale in Australia. The auction firm reported that "records were broken across all levels" during the sale.

  • Royal Ascot: Hinchinbrook

    Simon Burgess talks with Paddy Bell from Peter Moody Stables about Hinchinbrook, scheduled to run in the Golden Jubilee Stakes (Eng-1). Sponsored by Ramsey Farm