Keyword: Belmont Park

  • Kid Cruz at Belmont Park on June 3. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2014-Triple-Crown/Belmont-Stakes-146/i-Jd3nrqC">Order This Photo</a>

    Easier Spot for Kid Cruz in Easy Goer

    Kid Cruz, who was under consideration for a possible start in the Belmont Stakes (gr. I), tops the field of nine 3-year-olds entered in the $150,000 Easy Goer Stakes on the Belmont Park June 7 undercard.

  • That Handicapping Show: The Belmont Stakes

    Claire Novak and special guest Peter Rotondo handicap the Belmont Stakes. Peter has had success at picking winners in the Belmont and shares stories while providing insight on how those wins will influence his bets on Saturday. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Belmont Stakes.

  • The only North American graded stakes winner in the Brooklyn field is Micromanage.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/35724761_2vdnSX#!i=3156049404&k=BZs6FMf">Order This Photo</a>

    Brooklyn Bridges Gap for Distance Runners

    At $500,000 the Brooklyn Invitational pot has been sweetened, and a field of eight runners will seek to last the mile and a half in a division that has been weakened by the cancellation of the Breeders' Cup Marathon.

  • The June 7th Belmont crowd will enjoy much more than the Belmont Stakes.

    Belmont Mega-Day Shines Along With 'Chrome'

    NYRA unveils the first in its mega-day strategy June 7 when it moves races like the Met Mile, Ogden Phipps, Acorn, and Brooklyn to Belmont Stakes day in an effort to ramp up interest, quality, and handle.

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    Kid Cruz to Bypass Belmont Stakes

    Kid Cruz, a two-time stakes winner in Maryland earlier this year, has been withdrawn from consideration for the June 7 Belmont Stakes (gr. I), trainer Linda Rice said after consultation with his owners.

  • Funny Cide Still Draws a Crowd

    Eleven years after Funny Cide's Triple Crown attempt was spoiled by Empire Maker, he and his connections are still a hot item. Catch up with the New York-bred gelding with a day in his life at the Kentucky Horse Park. View other video features on Triple Crown contenders and those who spoiled historic bids, and read Frank Angst's Triple Crown longform at http://www.bloodhorse.com/CrowningGlory.

  • Chris Kay

    Kay Hopes Upgrades Improve Belmont Experience

    NYRA chief executive officer Chris Kay said the association has invested in many improvements designed to make the experience at Belmont Park for Belmont Stakes day more enjoyable for customers.

  • Haskin: Medal Count 'Live' Longshot

    As much as his human opponents would love to see a Triple Crown, they still must go out and try their darndest to spoil the party.

  • Trainer Gary Contessa said "I like the opportunity to bring the public closer to the horses."

    'Breakfast at Belmont' Gets 'Chrome' Boost

    The weekend breakfast program Belmont Park is a mainstay of the spring meet. It got a supercharged boost May 31 when a few hundred guests showed up to watch California Chrome work in advance of the Belmont Stakes.

  • Paul Reddam

    Reddam, Iavarone Recall Run-Up To Belmont

    California Chrome owners Perry Martin and Steve Coburn are no doubt getting to know the surreal conditions of becoming instant celebrities as their horse attempts to win the long-vacated Triple Crown at Belmont Park.

  • TVG's Belmont Coverage Begins With Draw

    TVG announced its on-site Belmont Stakes (gr. I) week coverage that will focus on California Chrome's Triple Crown bid will begin at 10 a.m. EDT Wednesday, June 4, with a live broadcast of the post position draw.

  • Belmont Stakes News Update for June 2, 2014

    Claire Novak reports from Belmont Park on the routine of California Chrome this week. Hear about the buzz over Social Inclusion possibly running in the Woody Stevens with comments from trainer Ron Sanchez. There is a Kid Cruz update and mentions of the works of Beholder and Close Hatches.

  • Haskin: Morning at Belmont

    If the first two mornings at Belmont Park are any indication, we should see a top-class field of horses in Saturday's Belmont Stakes who are all looking great and working sensationally.

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    Princess of Sylmar Sparks Regional Pride

    Princess of Sylmar may not have won an Eclipse Award for 2013 despite four consecutive grade I victories, but owner Ed Stanco of King of Prussia Stable was a happy man at the Iroquois Awards Dinner in Pennsylvania May 30.

  • Twilight Eclipse won the 2014 Mac Diarmida Stakes. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/35724761_2vdnSX#!i=3076734092&k=BhwPQTT">Order This Photo</a>

    Twilight Eclipse Targets Belmont Gold Cup

    Multiple grade II winner Twilight Eclipse will stretch out to two miles Friday, June 6 when the 5-year-old Purim gelding faces an expected 11 rivals in the inaugural $200,000 Belmont Gold Cup Invitational Stakes.

  • After the Wire: Belmont Stakes Preview

    Evan Hammonds examines Seattle Slew's Belmont Stakes and compares his racing style to that of California Chrome. Compare footage from Seattle Slew's Belmont win and California Chrome's first two victories in the Triple Crown.

  • Belmont Stakes News Update for June 1, 2014

    Claire Novak updates us on the status and works of several horses from this morning. Watch work footage from Ride On Curlin, Commanding Curve, Wicked Strong, Commissioner, Matterhorn, Palace Malice, and Princess of Sylmar.

  • Belmont Stakes: Todd Pletcher on Works

    Trainer Todd Pletcher talks about the June 1 works of Commissioner, Matterhorn, Palace Malice, Princess of Sylmar, and more at Belmont Park.

  • Nick Zito, the Triple Crown Spoiler

    Hall of Fame trainer Nick Zito spoiled two Triple Crown bids with longshot winners in the Belmont Stakes (gr. I). Here, he talks about what it takes to win the Belmont, and what it will take for another horse to win the Triple Crown.   View other video features on Triple Crown contenders and those who spoiled historic bids, and read Frank Angst’s Triple Crown longform at http://www.bloodhorse.com/CrowningGlory.