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Belmont Stakes: Big win for pioneering partnership group Dogwood

DRF | 1 year ago
The excitement of Palace Malice's Belmont Stakes victory was enjoyed by more individuals than the average classic winner, as Cot Campbell, president of the trailblazing Dogwood Stables partnership, was joined by several partners on the winning podium following the final leg of the Triple Crown. Read More...

Belmont Stakes: Orb’s late run just wasn’t there

DRF | 1 year ago
Five weeks after flying through the final furlong to become a Kentucky Derby winner, Orb floundered in the final three-sixteenths of a mile in Saturday's 145th Belmont Stakes, trudging home a well-beaten third behind Palace Malice in the last leg of the Triple Crown at Belmont Park. Read More...

Belmont Stakes complete order of finish

DRF | 1 year ago
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Belmont Stakes: Palace Malice puts away Preakness winner Oxbow

DRF | 1 year ago
It was an illuminating day at Belmont Park. The sun came out, and the light went on. After a storm pummeled the area Friday, the sun shined bright on the old New York home of the Belmont Stakes on Saturday afternoon. And Palace Malice added to the wattage, the light finally coming on for a colt held in high regard for months by his trainer, Todd Pletcher. Read More...

Belmont Stakes contenders: Pedigree profiles

DRF | 1 year ago
Pedigree profiles, sale histories, and background information on all 14 entrants in the Belmont Stakes, the final leg of the Triple Crown. Read More...

Belmont Stakes: Who is bred for the distance?

DRF | 1 year ago
The 1 1/2-mile Belmont Stakes will be the longest distance test to date in the careers of all 14 horses entered in Saturday’s race and for most, if not all of them, it will be the longest they will ever have to run in competition. Read More...

Belmont Stakes: Pedigree a question for filly Unlimited Budget

DRF | 1 year ago
Although there is no Triple Crown on the line, history could still be made in this Belmont Stakes by Unlimited Budget and her rider, Rosie Napravnik. Read More...

Belmont Stakes: Live updates from Belmont Park

DRF | 1 year ago
Get live updates from Daily Racing Form's team at Belmont Park throughout Belmont Stakes Day, including news updates, photos, and video. Get the latest weather and track conditions and see odds updates for the Belmont. Read More...

Belmont Stakes: Revolutionary slightly favored in early betting

DRF | 1 year ago
With very little money in the win pool, Kentucky Derby third-place finisher Revolutionary was a slight favorite over Kentucky Derby winner Orb following Friday's early wagering on Saturday's 145th Belmont Stakes. Both horses were listed at 5-2. Read More...

Orb big favorite in Brooklyn-Belmont daily double

DRF | 1 year ago
There was $755,681 wagered into the Brooklyn-Belmont Stakes daily double wager, with low payoff for a $2 wager paying $44 if Orb wins the Belmont Stakes. Read More...

Belmont Stakes: Track condition uncertain for Saturday

DRF | 1 year ago
With heavy rain all day Friday, New York Racing Association officials were reluctant to predict what the track condition would be for Saturday’s running of the 145th Belmont Stakes. Read More...

Countdown to the Crown: Week 23 – June 7, 2013

DRF | 1 year ago
In this week's edition of Jeremy Plonk's Countdown to the Crown, he handicaps the field of 14 for the Belmont Stakes, which takes place at Belmont Park on Saturday, June 8, 2013. Read More...

Steven Crist: Belmont picks have familiar ring to them

DRF | 1 year ago
My 1-2-3 picks for the Belmont Stakes are the same 1-2-3 picks I made five weeks ago for the Kentucky Derby, even though they ran 11-1-3 instead of 1-2-3 and none of them won the Preakness. Read More...

Pedigree is Key to 2013 Belmont Stakes Success

Over the last 13 years, 10 Belmont Stakes winners had sires who won or placed well in a 1 1/4 or 1 1/2 miles during their careers. It’s not rocket science to determine that pedigree is essential to the success in this sport, but to... Read More...

Belmont Stakes: Dr. Bramlage back on call

DRF | 1 year ago
Dr. Larry Bramlage, who sustained a head injury in a golf cart accident at Churchill Downs two days before the Kentucky Derby, will be back in his role as the American Association of Equine Practitioners on-call veterinarian for NBC during Saturday’s broadcast of the Belmont Stakes. Read More...

Jay Hovdey: 1993 Belmont evokes memories joyous and sad

DRF | 1 year ago
The 1993 Belmont Stakes marked a career highlight for Julie Krone, but a sad memory for her good friend Mike Smith. Read More...

Belmont Stakes: Missing Derby a blessing for Freedom Child

DRF | 1 year ago
Freedom Child has regrouped to become a major threat in Saturday's Belmont Stakes after a disastrous run in the Wood Memorial ended his hopes of running in the Kentucky Derby. Read More...

Belmont Stakes: Orb, Oxbow rematch brings curtain down on Triple Crown

DRF | 1 year ago
The story of this year’s Triple Crown opened with a rousing Kentucky Derby victory by Orb followed by an upset in the Preakness by Oxbow. The final act awaits on Saturday, not far from the neon lights of Broadway, in the 145th Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park. Read More...

The Haiku Handicapper: Belmont Stakes field

DRF | 1 year ago
DRF Breeding staff writer Joe Nevills analyzes the Belmont Stakes field, in post position order, in the form of Haiku; a Japanese poem of 17 syllables, in three lines of five, seven, and five. Read More...

Lamoreaux: Belmont Cause for Celebration, Not Despair

The theories abound, they are limitless really, of the failure for the 35th year in a row to have a Triple Crown winner.  They’re breeding for speed now — not endurance; the series has too... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read More...

Field of 14 Set for Belmont Stakes

Michael Compton | 1 year ago
When Kentucky Derby winner Orb and Preakness winner Oxbow meet in Saturday’s 145th Belmont Stakes, they’ll have plenty of company. A field of 14 was drawn Wednesday for the final jewel of racing’s Triple Crown, the biggest field for the 1 ½-mile race since 1996, when Editor’s Note defeated 13 rivals. Televised by NBC (5-7 [...](Read more...) Read More...

Belmont Stakes notes: Lukas a road warrior

DRF | 1 year ago
He was the original jet-setter in racing. “Wayne off the plane” was the cry when trainer D. Wayne Lukas would fly his horses across the country to knock off Grade 1 stakes. Now, he’s grounded, Lukas preferring to hit the road with, as he puts it, “my friends George and Willie.” Read More...

Belmont Stakes: Repole believes his horses belong

DRF | 1 year ago
As a native New Yorker who has been attending races at Aqueduct and Belmont for nearly three decades, owner Mike Repole has made no bones about his desire to win the Belmont Stakes. Read More...

Triple Crown ratings on NBC remain high

DRF | 1 year ago
Television ratings for the Triple Crown races have been surprisingly resilient even as U.S. handle totals have cratered and national media outlets have heaped scorn on the sport. Read More...

Belmont Stakes workouts: Orb gallops strongly

DRF | 1 year ago
All 14 3-year-olds entered for Saturday’s Belmont Stakes were on the grounds Wednesday, with Frac Daddy and Golden Soul the last two to arrive from Churchill Downs the previous day. Read More...

Belmont Stakes: Post draw, wet weather add variables

DRF | 1 year ago
Weather was on the minds of several trainers Wednesday morning when final entries were taken and post positions drawn for the Belmont. Fourteen were entered in the 1 1/2-mile race, highlighted by Orb, the Kentucky Derby winner, and Oxbow, who won the Preakness. Read More...

Belmont Stakes: Orb draws post 5, Oxbow will start from gate 7

DRF | 1 year ago
Kentucky Derby winner Orb drew post 5 and Preakness winner Oxbow was assigned post 7 when a field of 14 was entered for the 145th Belmont Stakes on Wednesday morning. Read More...

Belmont Stakes: Prado brings longshot touch to Giant Finish

DRF | 1 year ago
Edgar Prado upset the 2002 Belmont on 70-1 shot Sarava and the 2004 Belmont on 34-1 shot Birdstone. Saturday, Prado will make his 11th appearance in the “Test of the Champion” aboard another longshot, Giant Finish. Read More...

Belmont Stakes: Lukas enjoying his success at 77

DRF | 1 year ago
As he pursues his 15th Triple Crown race victory Saturday in the Belmont Stakes, D. Wayne Lukas has aged well at 77, not just physically but emotionally. Read More...

Belmont Stakes: Giant Finish tries to give owner what Big Brown could not deliver

DRF | 1 year ago
After experiencing a giant failure in the Belmont Stakes five years ago, owner Andy Cohen is hoping for a Giant Finish to this year’s Triple Crown. Read More...

Belmont Stakes: Always in a Tiz to skip race, run in Easy Goer

DRF | 1 year ago
Always in a Tiz, who likely would have been the longest shot in the field, will skip Saturday’s $1 million Belmont Stakes and instead run in the $150,000 Easy Goer Stakes on the day’s undercard, said Anthony Bonomo Jr., racing manager for his parents’ stables. Read More...

Belmont Stakes workouts: Giant Finish, Vyjack put in final works

DRF | 1 year ago
After having their works postponed 24 hours by heavy showers here Monday, Vyjack and Giant Finish became the last two members of this year’s bulky Belmont Stakes field to turn in official trials here following the renovation break Tuesday. Read More...

Belmont Stakes: Pletcher will have five runners

DRF | 1 year ago
Trainer Todd Pletcher is ready to mount another assault on the final leg of the Triple Crown, with five likely runners in what is shaping up as a 15-horse field for Saturday's Belmont Stakes. Read More...

Belmont Stakes workouts: Vyjack, Giant Finish have works postponed by rain

DRF | 1 year ago
Rain, at times extremely heavy, turned what was already expected to be a quiet morning into an even quieter one at Belmont Park for the 11 prospective Belmont Stakes starters on the grounds here Monday. Read More...

Belmont Stakes workouts: Orb looks sharp in half-mile move

DRF | 1 year ago
As expected, Sunday morning proved to be a long and busy one on the Belmont Stakes watch. The action started with Vyjack the moment the main track opened at 5:30 and didn’t end until Incognito completed his work over at the training track almost 4 1/2 hours later. Read More...

Belmont Stakes: Orb ready to roll after solid half-mile workout

DRF | 1 year ago
If there was any doubt about Orb’s starting status for Saturday’s Belmont Stakes – and there really wasn’t – it was removed early Sunday morning when the Kentucky Derby winner worked a solid half-mile in 48.30 seconds over a lightning-quick main track at Belmont Park. Read More...

Belmont Stakes workouts: Always in a Tiz shakes off the rust

DRF | 1 year ago
Belmont Stakes prospect Always in a Tiz, who has not raced in two months or worked in five weeks, made a good impression during a Saturday morning workout at Belmont Park. Read More...

Belmont Stakes: Always in a Tiz looks ready after work

DRF | 1 year ago
The road to the Kentucky Derby for Always in a Tiz was full of potholes. A troubled trip in one prep, a disdain for a sloppy track in another, and an absolute debacle in a third kept the horse from making it to the Run for the Roses. The connections of Always in a Tiz are hopeful their winter – and early spring – of discontent are behind their 3-year-old and are hoping for a dramatic change of fortune in the 145th Belmont Stakes to be run next Saturday. Read More...

Belmont Stakes: Frac Daddy could be entered in race

DRF | 1 year ago
Trainer Ken McPeek revealed Saturday that he is seriously considering entering Frac Daddy in the Belmont Stakes. Read More...

Belmont Stakes: Stevens wants to get reacquainted with tricky track

DRF | 1 year ago
Having not ridden at Belmont Park since 2005, Gary Stevens – who rides Preakness winner Oxbow in Saturday’s 145th Belmont Stakes – said he is coming to New York early to reacquaint himself with the 1 1/2-mile oval. Read More...

Belmont Stakes: Sunday workouts will set the stage

DRF | 1 year ago
A pivotal morning looms at Belmont Park on Sunday, as several leading contenders for the 145th Belmont Stakes next Saturday, including Kentucky Derby winner Orb and all of trainer Todd Pletcher’s prospective runners, are scheduled for their final workouts. Read More...

Pletcher May Bring Girl Power to Belmont

In addition to three confirmed Belmont Stakes starters in Palace Malice, Revolutionary, and Overanalyze, trainer Todd Pletcher may be sending a filly to the 1 1⁄2-mile contest. Unlimited Budget... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read More...

Belmont Stakes: Incognito joins lineup

DRF | 1 year ago
Incognito, the fifth-place finisher in the Peter Pan Stakes on May 11, has been confirmed as a starter for the Belmont, trainer Kiaran McLaughlin said Thursday. He will be transferred from Sheikh Mohammed’s Darley Stable to his Godolphin Racing operation and will be ridden by Irad Ortiz Jr. Read More...

Belmont Stakes workouts: Golden Soul puts in efficient drill

DRF | 1 year ago
The road to the final leg of this year’s Triple Crown, from the standpoint of Daily Racing Form clocker reports, starts at the same place this whole journey first began, at Churchill Downs, where three potential Belmont Stakes starters including Preakness winner Oxbow worked Thursday morning. Read More...

Belmont Stakes: Golden Soul, Oxbow, Will Take Charge work at Churchill Downs

DRF | 1 year ago
Any hints of concern that something might be amiss with Golden Soul quickly evaporated in the Thursday morning heat when the Kentucky Derby runner-up worked a sharp five furlongs at Churchill Downs in preparing for the June 8 Belmont Stakes. Read More...

2013 Belmont Stakes Field, Odds

DRF | 1 year ago
Field for the 2013 Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on Saturday, June 8, with Daily Racing Form contender profiles and odds by Mike Watchmaker. Read More...

Belmont Stakes: Palace Malice impresses Pletcher with work

DRF | 2 years ago
Trainer Todd Pletcher’s prospective list of Belmont Stakes starters went from six to five Monday, but he certainly couldn’t have been more enthusiastic about the way at least two of them worked on a glorious spring morning at Belmont Park. Read More...

Churchill Downs: Golden Soul on hold

DRF | 2 years ago
Trainer Dallas Stewart decided on Saturday to wait at least one more day to breeze his Kentucky Derby runner-up Golden Soul. Read More...

Churchill Downs: Golden Soul on hold

DRF | 2 years ago
Trainer Dallas Stewart decided on Saturday to wait at least one more day to breeze his Kentucky Derby runner-up Golden Soul. Read More...