Trainer Todd Pletcher sent out a cadre of contenders for their final Super Saturday works this morning, headed by Grade 1 Whitney Invitational Handicap winner Cross Traffic and Grade 1 Belmont Stakes star Palace Malice
Making his first start in almost six months, 2012 Champion Two-Year-Old Male Shanghai Bobby made an inexorable charge to win the Aljamin overnight stakes for 3-year-olds by a neck on Friday at Belmont Park.
The New York State Gaming Commission and The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) today announced enhanced security measures for horses competing in the September 28 Jockey Club Gold Cup Invitational.
Gustavian jumped the final fence cleanly and made a late surge to nip All Together by a nose and win the Grade 1, $150,000 Lonesome Glory Handicap steeplechase for 4-year-olds and up on Thursday at Belmont Park.
An upset by Smokey Brown ($50.50) in Wednesday's final race triggered a massive, three-day Pick 6 carryover of $539,765 into Thursday's card at Belmont Park.
Dance to Bristol, a winner of seven straight, heads a talented group of fillies and mare sprinters entered in the Grade 2, $300,000 Gallant Bloom Handicap, the featured race on Saturday at Belmont Park.
Kharafa set a comfortable pace and held off a late charge from Lubash to win the $150,000 Ashley T. Cole for New York-breds 3-years-old and up by a head as the favorite on Sunday at Belmont Park.
Kept in the clear on the outside around both turns, Effie Trinket charged down the middle to the track to collar front-running Wholelottashakin in the final yards and win the $150,000 John Hettinger for New York-breds by a neck on Sunday at Belmont Park.
Shanghai Bobby, the 2012 Champion Two-Year-Old Male, will make his first start in more than five months when he competes in the $100,000 Aljamin overnight stakes on Friday at Belmont Park.
Martin Schwartz's Alterite emerged from her North American debut victory in Saturday's Grade 1, $500,000 Garden City in good shape, trainer Chad Brown said Sunday morning.
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