Tag: Triple Crown
ELMONT , N.Y. – Kentucky Derby winner Orb breezed a half-mile in a seemingly effortless 47.18 seconds Monday morning at Belmont Park in his final serious work for the next leg of racing’s Triple Crown, Saturday’s Preakness at Pimlico Race Course. The series concludes Saturday, June 8, with the 145th running of the Grade 1, $1 million Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park .
ARCADIA , Calif. (Aug. 9, 2012)—Breeders’ Cup Limited has announced that the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, to be run Nov. 2 & 3 at Santa Anita, will return to The Great Race Place for the seventh time on Nov. 1 & 2, 2013.
Secretariat’s winning time in the 1973 Preakness has been changed to reflect that the Triple Crown-winning colt’s time was actually faster than the stakes record.
2nd Most-Watched Non-Triple Crown Belmont in Nielsen People Meter History (1988); Just 45k Viewers Less than 2005 on NBC
ELMONT, N.Y. – Before today’s 144th running of the Grade 1, $1 million Belmont Stakes, the 31st horse to win the Kentucky Derby and Preakness will have a ceremonial retirement in the Belmont Park winner’s circle.
ELMONT , N.Y. – A crowd of 85,811 wagered $13,777,920 on Belmont Stakes Day races today, the second largest Belmont Stakes Day on-track handle ever, trailing only the $14,461,402 wagered in 2004 when Birdstone broke the Triple Crown bid of Smarty Jones.
By Jenny Kellner
ELMONT , N.Y. – All trainer Michael Matz wanted was a chance for Union Rags to show what kind of horse he is. Saturday afternoon at Belmont Park , the hard-luck colt got that chance and the result was a thrilling victory over Paynter in the 144thrunning of the Grade 1, $1 million Belmont Stakes.
BELMONT , N.Y. – Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner I’ll Have Another was withdrawn from Saturday’s 144th running of the Grade 1, $1 million Belmont Stakes and retired, a little more than 24 hours before his attempt to become the first horse in 34 years to win the Triple Crown.
BELMONT, N.Y. – Owner J. Paul Reddam and jockey Mario Gutierrez were on hand at Belmont Park Thursday morning as Triple Crown candidate I’ll Have Another galloped around the 1 ½-mile oval, with the only difference in his routine being that he departed the Belmont Stakes barn for the first time.