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June 8th, 2019

Scully’s Spot Plays on Belmont Stakes Day

The $1.5 million Belmont Stakes highlights a dynamite 13-race card that includes 10 stakes. Here are four horses I will be betting on the program: […]

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June 6th, 2019

Why tactical speed plays well in the Belmont Stakes by James Scully

  Run styles in the Belmont Stakes: Tactical speed plays well   When it comes to run styles in the Belmont Stakes, the extended distance […]

June 6th, 2019

Tapit bids for history and other 2019 Belmont pedigree fun facts

One week after Galileo was celebrated for siring a record-equaling fourth Epsom Derby (G1) victor, Tapit seeks to tie the Belmont S. (G1) record with […]

June 5th, 2019

Fresh horses have an edge in the 2019 Belmont Stakes

by Noel Michaels Notwithstanding the victory in 2018 of Triple Crown winner Justify, the Belmont Stakes (G1) is truly one of the great unheralded graveyards […]

June 4th, 2019

Tacitus installed as 9-5 favorite, draws post 10 in 2019 Belmont Stakes

The field for the 151st Belmont Stakes was drawn Tuesday evening and Grade 1 hero Tacitus has been installed as the 9-5 morning-line favorite from […]

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June 2nd, 2019

Belmont Stakes 2019 News & Notes

While the winner of the Kentucky Derby (G1) is not expected to take part in the third jewel of the Triple Crown, the 151st running […]

June 2nd, 2019

2019 Belmont Stakes workout round-up: War of Will won’t breeze; Tacitus sharp

The two leading contenders for Saturday’s Belmont S. (G1), War of Will and Tacitus, are using different training regimens for the 1 1/2-mile “Test of […]

Belmont Park Triple Crown winners scenic 2015
May 21st, 2018

Will Justify win the Triple Crown? Depends upon your interpretation of the Preakness

The Sunday after Justify withstood a punishing Kentucky Derby (G1) pace, and defied the “Apollo curse” as a Derby winner who was unraced at two, […]