Keyword: Belmont Park

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    2015 Belmont Stakes Race Sequence

    Relive American Pharoah's Triple Crown victory in the 2015 Belmont Stakes (gr. I). See where your favorite horse was at several crucial points of the race with our interactive slideshow.

  • Honor Code and Javier Castellano take the Met Mile.<br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    Honor Code Flies Home in Met Mile

    Honor Code turned on the afterburners and flew home June 6 in the $1.25 million Metropolitan Handicap (gr. I) at Belmont Park, with last year's Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Tonalist getting up for second.

  • Curalina gets up late to win the Acorn Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    Curalina Wins First Stakes in Acorn

    Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners' Curalina, making her first start in stakes company, prevailed in a very deep field for the $750,000 Acorn Stakes (gr. I) at Belmont Park June 6.

  • March comes up the inside to nip Cinco Charlie in the Woody Stephens.<br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    March Wins Woody Stephens by a Nose

    Robert LaPenta's March won a hard-fought battle by a slim nose in the $500,000 Woody Stephens Stakes (gr. II), the first of nine graded stakes on the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) day under card.

  • Wagering Up Sharply at Belmont Festival

    The first two days of the inaugural Belmont Stakes Racing Festival showed sharp increases in on-track and all-sources wagering over the same two days in 2014, the New York Racing Association announced June 5.

  • Waltzing Matilda upsets the New York Stakes at Belmont Park.<br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    Waltzing Matilda Stuns Field in New York

    Mrs. Paul Shanahan's Waltzing Matilda provided quite a shock in the $300,000 New York Stakes (gr. IIT) June 5, taking the 1 1/2-mile turf event at Belmont Park at odds of 22-1 in her U.S. debut.

  • American Pharoah at Belmont Park on June 5.<br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    American Pharoah Completes Belmont Prep

    American Pharoah tied a bow on his lead-up to the June 6 Belmont Stakes presented by DraftKings (gr. I) with his final gallop June 5, ticking right along under exercise rider Jorge Alvarez.

  • TimeformUS Preview of the 147th Belmont S.

    Regardless of whether American Pharoah ultimately proves himself to be great, he is standing on the precipice of a memorable achievement, and all that stands in his way is one long lap around Belmont Park's massive track.

  • That Handicapping Show: Belmont Stakes 2015

    Claire Novak and special guest Jeremy Balan handicap the Belmont Stakes trackside at Belmont Park. Can American Pharoah win, or will it be one of their other picks? Download Equibase Past Performances for the Belmont Stakes.

  • Smokey with American Pharoah at Belmont Park.
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    Pony Smokey a Loyal American Pharoah Sidekick

    As Triple Crown contender American Pharoah has traveled between Churchill Downs, Pimlico Race Course, and Belmont over the past six weeks, this faithful companion has been there every step of the way.

  • American Pharoah galloped at Belmont Park on Thursday.<br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    American Pharoah Flawless in Preparation

    American Pharoah continued his flawless preparations for the June 6 Belmont Stakes (gr. I) in his second day over the track at Belmont Park, powering through a stellar gallop and then schooling calmly in the paddock.

  • Effinex enters the Brooklyn having won his last two starts, including the Excelsior Stakes (shown).<br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    Effinex Targets Brooklyn for Jerkens

    Tri-Bone Stables' Effinex enters the marathon event having won his last two starts, including a game victory in the Excelsior Stakes (gr. III) at Aqueduct Racetrack on April 25.

  • Twilight Eclipse tries for two in a row in the Knob Creek Manhattan Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    Twilight Eclipse Seeks GI Double in Manhattan

    West Point Thoroughbreds' Twilight Eclipse will look to make it a double June 6 in the $1 million Knob Creek Manhattan (gr. IT) at Belmont Park, coming off his first grade I win in the May 9 Man o' War Handicap (gr. IT).

  • Something Extra will carry 122 pounds as co-highweight in the Jaipur.

    Turf Sprinters Line Up for Loaded Jaipur

    A field of 13 turf sprinters will line up at Belmont Park June 6 in the $300,000 Jaipur Invitational Stakes, which, at six furlongs on grass, should prove to be one of the most exciting races on the stakes-loaded card.

  • American Pharoah drew post 5 for the Belmont Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    American Pharoah Draws Post 5 for Belmont

    Zayat Stables' Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah drew post 5 for the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes (gr. I) to be run June 6 at Belmont Park, and was installed as the 3-5 morning-line favorite.

  • Stanford (outside) with Belmont Stakes contender Materiality.
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    Five Aim for First Stakes Score in Easy Goer

    A pair of colts best known to this point in their careers for strong runner-up finishes in graded stakes this spring, Stanford and Donworth, head a field of five 3-year-olds in the $150,000 WinStar Farm Easy Goer Stakes.

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    Champion Untapable Formidable in Ogden Phipps

    Untapable will try to unleash the same form that saw her cruise to victory in the Apple Blossom Handicap (gr. I) when the champion daughter of Tapit returns from a short layoff in the Ogden Phipps Stakes (gr. I).

  • Tonalist, who won last year's Belmont Stakes, is back on Belmont Stakes Day.<br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    Tonalist Looks to Continue Met Mile Trend

    The Metropolitan Handicap (gr. I) is on the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) undercard for the second year in a row. With the 2014 edition won by the previous year's Belmont winner, Christophe Clement hopes Tonalist can also win.

  • Belmont Stakes Race Dynamics: Distance

    TimeformUS has Pace and Speed figures for the Belmont Stakes going back through 2004. It isn't a sample size a statistician would consider sufficient, but it's worth a look.

  • American Pharoah arrives at Belmont Park June 2.
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    American Pharoah Arrives at Belmont

    Zayat Stables' Triple Crown contender American Pharoah arrived June 2 at Long Island MacArthur Airport and soon after walked off a horse van at Belmont Park, ready for his run in the June 6 Belmont Stakes (gr. I).