Donegal Racing's Belmont contender is now the 9-5 favorite in Saturday's classic. Dullahan finished third in the Kentucky Derby and skipped the Preakness Stakes.
After watching Guyana Star Dweej put in a half-mile work on Belmont Park's main track June 4, owner-trainer Doodnauth Shivmangal confirmed the colt will make his next start in the June 9 Belmont Stakes (gr. I).
The May 30 workout at Belmont Park for Guyana Star Dweej was cut short and the Eddington colt was credited with a :50.03 four-furlong breeze.
Maryland Jockey Club racing officials said May 16 that Guyana Star Dweej would not be entered in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I).
Though several Juvenile Turf horses lost a chance to gallop on the grass due to rain Nov. 3, the connections say they all remain on track for Saturday's race.
Mike Repole's dynamic duo of Uncle Mo and Stay Thirsty worked the morning of Oct. 16 over the training track at Belmont Park, with Uncle Mo covering five furlongs in a bullet :58.64 -- the fastest of 32 at the distance.
Shkspeare Shaliyah and Pure Gossip turned in strong rallies to win two grade III turf stakes at Belmont Park Oct. 2 and appear headed to the Breeders' Cup World Championships.
Doodnauth Shivmangal, a native of Guyana on the north shore of South America, will be saddling Isn't He Perfect in the Belmont Stakes for his cousin D.J. Ramnarayan.
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