Headlines for Sunday, June 8, 2014

  • 2014 Belmont Stakes Race Sequence

    Relive Tonalist's victory in the 2014 Belmont Stakes. See where your favorite horse was at seven points of the race with our interactive slideshow.

  • Interactive: Triple Crown Winners

    Relive the exciting campaigns of all the Triple Crown champions with photos, retrospectives, and on-site accounts of their Belmont Stakes (gr. I) victories from the pages of The Blood-Horse.

  • After the Wire: Belmont Stakes 146

    J. Keeler Johnson takes a look at the Belmont Stakes and also reflects on several undercard races for this week's After the Wire.

  • After the Wire: Belmont Stakes 146

    J. Keeler Johnson takes a look at the Belmont Stakes and also reflects on several undercard races for this week's After the Wire.

  • Whoa Nellie, Maybe Coburn's Right

    In their rush to heap ridicule on upstart horse owner Steve Coburn for complaining about the Triple Crown series, the racing press and, apparently, most of the sport's fans, are missing an important point.

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    Ride On Curlin to Get Some Time Off

    Preakness Stakes (gr. I) runner-up Ride On Curlin, who failed to finish in the June 7 Belmont Stakes (gr. I), will be getting a break after competing in all three jewels of the Triple Crown.

  • Just A Way wins the Yasuda Kinen in Japan June 8.
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    Just a Way Prevails in Tokyo's Yasuda Kinen

    Just a Way, the world's top-rated racehorse, just edged former Japanese champion Grand Prix Boss after a furious battle in the final 100 meters to win Yasuda Kinen (Jpn-I) June 8 at Tokyo Racecourse.

  • Palace Malice in the Met Mile.

    Pletcher: 'Half-Length Away from Career Day'

    With a victory by Palace Malice in the Metropolitan Handicap and Commissioner's Belmont Stakes runner-up, one of three near-misses June 7, trainer Todd Pletcher said he was "about a half-length away from a career day."

  • Post Belmont Stakes News Update for June 8

    Claire Novak updates us on how the horses returned from the Belmont Stakes and their future plans. Tonalist and Commissioner may point towards the Travers and Breeders' Cup is still in sight for California Chrome.

  • Steve Coburn at Belmont Park June 8.

    'Chrome' Co-Owner Has No Regrets for Comments

    Art Sherman expected California Chrome co-owner Steve Coburn to apologize the morning of June 8 for comments he made in the aftermath of his runner's spoiled Triple Crown bid, but the outspoken Coburn did nothing of the kind.

  • Trainer Christophe Clement at Belmont Park June 8.

    Clement Reflects on Tonalist's Belmont Win

    Less than 12 hours after saddling Tonalist to an upset victory in the Belmont Stakes (gr. I), trainer Christophe Clement was in his usual spot on the apron at the New York track at 5:30 a.m. June 8, overseeing workouts.

  • Post Belmont Stakes News Update for June 8, 2014

    Claire Novak updates us on how the horses returned from the Belmont Stakes and their future plans. Tonalist and Commissioner may point towards to Travers and Breeders' Cup is still in sight for California Chrome.

  • First Reported Winner for Afleet Express

    Sire Afleet Express was represented by his first winner when Jiggin Witit cruised to a front-running 1 1/4-length victory in a maiden special weight race June 7 at Presque Isle Downs.

  • 2014 Belmont Stakes Race Sequence

    2014 Belmont Stakes Race Sequence

    Relive Tonalist's victory in the 2014 Belmont Stakes. See where your favorite horse was at seven points of the race with our interactive slideshow.

  • Tonalist leads late in the final stretch as the Belmont Stakes field approaches the finish line.

    Belmont Stakes 146

    View the dramatic images during the unfolding of the 2014 Belmont Stakes.