Articles posted June 4, 2012

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O'Neill glad that Belmont horses will be in 'same locker room'

I'll Have Another, who on Saturday will bid to become racing's 12th Triple Crown winner in the $1 million Belmont Stakes, had his usual 1 1/2-mile tour of Belmont Park's oval Monday morning, walking and jogging alongside stable pony Lava Man before galloping through the lane.

Guyana Star Dweej definite for Belmont

After watching Guyana Star Dweej put in a half-mile work on Belmont Park's fast main track Monday morning, owner-trainer Doodnauth Shivmangal confirmed the Eddington colt will make his next start in Saturday's Belmont Stakes.

Hansen to miss Woody Stephens

A depleted red blood cell count will keep 2011 juvenile champion Hansen from making an anticipated start in Saturday's Grade 2 Woody Stephens at Belmont Park.

Redeemed, Birdrun top Brooklyn

There was a lot separating Redeemed and Birdrun -- 9 3/4 lengths, in fact -- when the pair met in the 1 1/8-mile Milesius over a sloppy Belmont Park strip on May 3. That gap might narrow a bit in Friday's Grade 2, $200,000 Brooklyn Handicap over 1 1/2 miles, a race Birdun won in wire-to-wire fashion by 3 3/4 lengths a year ago.

BC tickets now on sale to general public

The Breeders' Cup and Santa Anita Park Monday announced that tickets are now on sale to the general public for this year's Breeders' Cup World Championships, Friday, November 2 and Saturday, November 3.

Belmont News Minute - 6/4/2012

Belmont News Minute - 6/4/2012

Steve Haskin examines works for Belmont Stakes contenders Atigun, Dullahan, Paynter, Street Life, Unstoppable U, Guyana Star Dweej, and Union Rags.

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