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    California Chrome Takes First Spin at Belmont

    Triple Crown hopeful California Chrome set foot on the Belmont Park main track for the first time May 21, leisurely jogging once around the 1 1/2-mile course with exercise rider Willie Delgado aboard.

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    Can 'Chrome' Wear Nasal Strip in Belmont?

    The connections of California Chrome have asked New York regulators and stewards for permission to race the winner of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands and Preakness Stakes with a nasal strip in the Belmont Stakes.

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    'Chrome,' Ride On Curlin Exit Preakness Well

    The morning of May 18 was time for Art Sherman to check his horse and relive the thrill of California Chrome's Preakness victory, while trainer Billy Gowan was all smiles about a runner-up finish from Ride On Curlin.

  • Imagining wins the Man O' War Stakes.
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    Imagining Wins Third Man o' War for McGaughey

    A resilient Imagining took the $400,000 Man o' War Stakes (gr. IT) field the entire 1 3/8 miles to hand trainer Shug McGaughey his third consecutive win in the prestigious turf race May 11 at Belmont Park.

  • Palace Malice wins the Westchester Stakes.
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    Palace Malice Turns Westchester Into Workout

    Palace Malice, a prohibitive favorite at odds of 1-20, made easy work of his three opponents in the $142,500 Westchester Stakes (gr. III) May 11 at Belmont Park in his prep race for the Metropolitan Handicap (gr. I).

  • Tonalist rolls to victory in the Peter Pan.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-TDrjfFN">Order This Photo</a>

    Tonalist Hits High Note in Sloppy Peter Pan

    His development slowed by a lung infection, Tonalist showed he can be a major contender in the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) next month when he crushed the $200,000 Peter Pan Stakes (gr. II) May 10 on a sloppy track at Belmont Park.

  • Real Solution is the 124-pound highweight in the Man o' War Stakes.

    Real Solution Heads Man o' War

    Adjudged Arlington Million (gr. IT) victor Real Solution has some solid competition from grade II winners Lucayan and Grandeur in the May 11 Man o' War, along with grade III winner Imagining.

  • Tonalist is the 2-1 morning-line favorite in the Peter Pan.

    Tonalist, Pletcher Duo Clash in Peter Pan

    Looking ahead to the Belmont Stakes (gr. I), trainer Todd Pletcher sends out Commissioner and Matterhorn in the $200,000 Peter Pan Stakes for 3-year-olds May 10, kicking off a big weekend of stakes action at Belmont Park.

  • Five Iron upsets the Fort Marcy Stakes at Belmont Park.
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    Five Iron Tees Off in Belmont's Fort Marcy

    Five Iron shot to a 19-1 upset in the $150,000 Fort Marcy Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Belmont Park when favored Ghurair failed to fire in his United States debut in one of two graded stakes on the turf on the Derby day card May 3.

  • Vyjack wins an allowance race April 27.
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    Vyjack Victorious Off the Bench at Aqueduct

    Grade II winner Vyjack, at this time last year a contender on the road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), returned from a lengthy layoff April 27 to win a seven-furlong allowance at Aqueduct.

  • NYRA Donating Trees for Anna House Fundraiser

    The New York Racing Association is donating 45 trees -- and the space to plant them -- to the Belmont Child Care Association to help raise funds for Anna House, Belmont Park's on-track early education center.

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    Samraat, Uncle Sigh Work at Belmont

    The battling New York-breds Samraat and Uncle Sigh both turned in solid works at Belmont Park April 18, and will have one more work there before shipping to Churchill Downs.

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    Belmont Sets Spring/Summer Meet Post Times

    Belmont Park will have a first-race post time of 1:20 p.m. EDT on most race days during its 2014 spring/summer meet, which begins May 1 and concludes July 13.

  • Triple Crown Late Nomination Deadline Nears

    Owners and trainers wishing make their 3-year-olds eligible for the 2014 Triple Crown series have until March 22 to add their horses to the roster of late nominations for the trio of American classics.

  • Dan Eidson Named Aqueduct Racing Secretary

    Dan Eidson, who has previously worked at Golden Gate Fields, Delaware Park, and Betfair Hollywood Park, has been named racing secretary at Aqueduct Racetrack, the New York Racing Association announced Jan. 17.

  • RTCANY to Host Turkey Giveaway

    The Race Track Chaplaincy of America will again give away hundreds of turkeys this week at Aqueduct Racetrack, Belmont Park, and Saratoga Race Course to needy families within the New York Thoroughbred industry.

  • Verrazano
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    Pletcher's Cigar Mile Trio Breezes at Belmont

    Trainer Todd Pletcher's three contenders for the Cigar Mile Handicap (gr. I)--Forty Tales, Capo Bastone, and Verrazano--took to the Belmont Park training track Nov. 17 to turn in their penultimate breezes prior to the race.

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    My Miss Aurelia Entered at Belmont Oct. 24

    Champion My Miss Aurelia will return from a seven-month layoff Oct. 24 at Belmont Park in the $100,000 Punkin Pie overnight stakes, a seven-furlong race for fillies and mares that haven't won a stakes in 2013.

  • Cluster of Stars runs away from the competition in the Iroquois Stakes.
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    Cluster of Stars Stays Unbeaten in Iroquois

    Undefeated Cluster of Stars rolled to her seventh consecutive win when she outclassed five New York-bred opponents in frontrunning style by 3 1/4 lengths in the $150,000 Iroquois Stakes Oct. 19 at Belmont Park.

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    Royal Delta Heads Mott's BC Works at Belmont

    Led by champion Royal Delta and Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) contender Ron the Greek, horses conditioned by Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott got in their Belmont Park works Oct. 19 in advance of the Nov. 1-2 Breeders' Cup.

  • Wired Bryan rolls to victory in the Bertram F. Bongard Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2844181292&k=dTRfJS2">Order This Photo</a>

    Wired Bryan Cruises in Bongard

    Wired Bryan turned in a front-running tour-de-force in the $150,000 Bertram F. Bongard Stakes on Empire Showcase Day; Miss Narcissist employed similar tactics to take the $150,000 Joseph A. Gimma for fillies.

  • Point of Entry
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    Point of Entry Works for Breeders' Cup Turf

    Five-time grade I winner Point of Entry delivered a solid move in company over the Belmont Park inner turf course on Oct. 13, going five furlongs in 1:01.24 to stay on track for a comeback in the Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. I).

  • Pianist leads the way to victory in the Athenia.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2828320625&k=Vr4v2Rz">Order This Photo</a>

    Stalking Pianist Scales Athenia With Style

    Pianist put away pacesetter Assateague in upper stretch and scurried home two lengths in front for her second graded win of the year in the $200,000 Athenia Stakes (gr. IIIT) oct. 12 at Belmont Park.

  • Za Approval rolls home to win the Knickerbocker Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2828217410&k=Zng5KXN">Order This Photo</a>

    Za Approval Solid in Knickerbocker Score

    Za Approval ran to his recent form and easily captured the $200,000 Knickerbocker Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Belmont Park Oct. 12, coming off recent runner-up efforts behind Wise Dan and Obviously.

  • Ed Stanco (right) with Princess of Sylmar.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2491692711&k=7wm7CH4">Order This Photo</a>

    Stanco Hoping 'Princess' Runs in Distaff

    Owner Ed Stanco says he is "expecting and hoping" top 3-year-old filly Princess of Sylmar will run in the Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I) following the filly's half-mile breeze in :49 3/5 at Belmont Oct. 12.

  • Del Mar Oaks winner Discreet Marq runs in the Pebbles Stakes on Columbus Day.

    Discreet Marq Tops Talented Group in Pebbles

    Discreet Marq, winner of the Del Mar Oaks (gr. IT) this summer and most recently second in the Garden City Stakes (gr. IT), heads a talented group of fillies in the $200,000 Pebbles Stakes on the turf Oct. 14 at Belmont Park.

  • Pianist won the Gallorette Stakes at Pimlico in May.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2519376616&k=dnngVDG">Order This Photo</a>

    Brown Sends Out Pianist, Samitar in Athenia

    Trainer Chad Brown, enjoying remarkable success with his grass runners in recent months, sends out a strong pair in Samitar and Pianist for the $200,000 Athenia Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Belmont Park Oct. 12.

  • Testa Rossi wins the Miss Grillo Stakes.
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    Testa Rossi Gets the Nod in Tight Miss Grillo

    Making her first start in the United States, French import Testa Rossi came from far out of it to capture the $200,000 Miss Grillo Stakes (gr. IIIT) by a nose over Sky Painter Oct. 7 on the turf at Belmont Park.

  • Havana holds off Honor Code to win the Champagne Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2812505744&k=7PHgwgF">Order This Photo</a>

    Havana Denies Surging Honor Code in Champagne

    Havana extended his neck in the final strides and reached the wire just in time over a surging Honor Code to capture the $500,000 Foxwoods Champagne Stakes (gr. I) for 2-year-olds Oct. 5 at Belmont Park.

  • Artemis Agrotera is in control in the stretch of the Frizette Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2812484884&k=CwBKKmL">Order This Photo</a>

    New York-Bred Artemis Agrotera Rules Frizette

    Artemis Agrotera proved her smashing debut maiden win over New York-breds at Saratoga Race Course was no fluke when she captured the $500,000 Frizette Stakes (gr. I) for 2-year-old fillies Oct. 5 at Belmont Park.

  • Due Diligence On the Outside in Pilgrim

    Due Diligence, a son of hot sire War Front, looks dangerous in Belmont Park's Pilgrim Stakes (gr. IIIT). The $200,000 contest Oct. 6 for 2-year-olds is a Breeders' Cup Challenge race for the Juvenile Turf (gr. IT).

  • Cross Traffic
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    Cross Traffic Injured, Will Miss BC Classic

    GoldMark Farm's Whitney Invitational Handicap (gr. I) winner Cross Traffic sustained a minor shin injury at the start of the Sept. 28 Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I) and will not run in the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I).

  • In Trouble wins the Futurity Stakes.
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    Belmont Futurity No Problem for In Trouble

    There were five 2-year-olds entered in the $196,000 Futurity Stakes (gr. II) Sept. 29 at Belmont Park, but it turned out to be a two-horse race as fast-developing In Trouble topped favored Corfu for a comfortable win.