Six Grade 1 Races Highlight Belmont Stakes Day

There is no Triple Crown hanging in the balance like in the past two seasons, but Belmont Stakes Day will still be one of the best wagering days of the year, with 13 races on the card, 10 stakes, with six Grade 1 races on tap. The highlight of course is the $1.5 million Belmont […]

Six Stakes Highlight Second Day of Belmont Stakes Racing Festival

Belmont Park

The second day of the Belmont Stakes Racing Festival is on tap this afternoon, with six stakes on the 11-race card at Belmont Park on the eve of racing’s third jewel of the Triple Crown. Saturday’s card gets even better. There is no Triple Crown in the offing, but the 13-race card will feature 10 […]

Belmont Stakes Racing Festival Kicks Off Thursday With Trio of Stakes

Belmont Park Race Track

The Belmont Stakes Racing Festival kicks off on Thursday with three stakes races on tap, the first of three outstanding days of racing highlighted by the third jewel of the Triple Crown on Saturday. While there is no Triple Crown bid this year, it is going to be an exciting three days of betting, with […]

Belmont Stakes Odds: Exaggerator Remains Heavy Favorite

Exaggerator remains the early wagering favorite for the Belmont Stakes (G1) on June 11, the colt listed at 6-5 at US Racing and even lower at several other wagering outlets. Bovada has the Preakness Stakes (G1) champ listed at betting odds of 10-11 while Bet Online has the colt listed at -125. Exaggerator rolled to […]

Nyquist Out of Belmont Stakes, Exaggerator Heavy Favorite

Trainer Doug O’Neill announced on Tuesday morning that Kentucky Derby (G1) champ Nyquist will not run in the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes (G1), leaving Preakness Stakes (G1) winner Exaggerator the heavy favorite. Nyquist spiked a fever after his first defeat in the Preakness, and by Tuesday morning O’Neill announced the colt had an elevated white […]

Triple Crown Winner American Pharoah Goal is Breeders’ Cup Classic

American Pharoah ended the 37-year drought on Saturday, becoming the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978, and now the goal is the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) on Oct. 31 at Keeneland. The colt took command early in the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes (G1) under a confident ride from jockey Victor Espinoza […]

American Pharoah Bids for History in Belmont Stakes

It has been nearly four decades since the last Triple Crown winner, and American Pharoah will be the latest to try the “Test of Champions” as the Bob Baffert trainee will go off as the short priced favorite in the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes (G1). The colt has won six races in a row by […]

Belmont Stakes Betting: Field Reduced to Eight, American Pharoah Works

American Pharoah’s bid for history on Saturday in the Belmont Stakes (G1) got a bit easier on Monday morning with defections of two starters, reducing the field to eight, and the Bob Baffert trainee drew rave reviews after posting his final workout for the third jewel of the Triple Crown. Trainer Ken McPeek announced that […]

Latest Wagering Odds for Belmont Stakes

American Pharoah continues to be heavily bet in early wagering for the Belmont Stakes (G1) on June 6 at Belmont Park, currently at odds of 10-11 at Bovada for the third jewel of the Triple Crown. The Bob Baffert trainee is seeking to become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978. Thirteen since […]

American Pharoah to Face Tough Task in Belmont Stakes

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner American Pharoah will attempt to become the first Triple Crown winner since 1978 when he breaks from the gate in the Belmont Stakes in three weeks, and he is going to have a tough group of foes waiting for him in New York. It looks as if as many as […]