Live Racing Returns to Belmont Park Friday

Belmont Park Race Track

Featuring the third annual Belmont Stakes Racing Festival, itself anchored by the 149th renewal of the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes on Saturday, June 10, live thoroughbred racing returns to Belmont Park on Friday, April 28 for its 54-day spring/summer meet. The three-day opening weekend is highlighted by the $100,000 Affirmed Success for New […]

NYRA Set to Launch Long-Distance Turf Bonus Program

Belmont Park Race Track

The New York Racing Association announced today a long-distance turf bonus program for the upcoming 2017 Belmont Park Spring/Summer meet. The program will be applicable to all maiden and first-and-second-level allowance races at distances of 1 1/4 miles [10 furlongs] and beyond carrying a purse of $90,000. With adjusted purses, turf maiden allowance races will […]

Pegasus World Cup Ups Purse to Record $16 Million for 2018

Miami, Florida, April 5, 2017  – Fresh off the heels of the inaugural running of the $12 million USD Pegasus World Cup Invitational, The Stronach Group announced today that the world’s richest Thoroughbred horse race is about to get even richer. On January 27th, 2018, the world will again turn its attention to South Florida […]

Belmont Race Track Schedule 2017

Belmont Park Race Track

A Brief History of Belmont Racetrack Since May 1902, the Belmont Park Racetrack, operated by the non-profit New York Racing Association, has been a setting for greatness.  Twelve Triple Crown winners, including legendary horses like Man o’ War and Seabiscuit, have showcased their amazing talents on this “Championship Track”. The track, located just outside New […]

Malagacy Becomes Kentucky Derby Contender with Rebel Victory

Malagacy thrust himself into Kentucky Derby contention at the weekend by blitzing the field in the $900,000 Grade II Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn. The race featured several leading contenders for the biggest race in the global calendar, which is now just weeks away, and Malagacy surprised everyone by storming to victory. He remains unbeaten and […]

Giving Frankie Dettori’s Magic Seven a Spin

Horseplayers are always looking for action and legendary jockey Frankie Dettori’s Magic Seven slots is a good way to pass the time in between races. The game is one of several horse racing themed games available and among the best arcade games at Dettori has won just about every major race around the world […]

The Greatest Four-Legged Athletes of History

When it comes to human athletes, success does not always depend on genetics. Sometimes even the greatest sportsmen of all time will see their offspring either try and fail to make a name for themselves in the world of sports or never try at all. This is not the case with the greatest four-legged athletes: […]

Arrogate Wins Inaugural Running of Pegasus World Cup

Fans and horseplayers did not get the stretch duel they expected, but the first running of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) at Gulfstream Park lived up to its billing with a dazzling performance by Arrogate, who drew away to win by 4 ¾ lengths. The Bob Baffert trainee was sent off as […]

Pegasus World Cup Card Features Six Supporting Stakes

The inaugural running of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) will make history on Saturday, but horseplayers will have plenty of other reasons to get excited about the Gulfstream Park card, with six supporting stakes on tap. California Chrome and Arrogate are obviously the headliners as they throw down again after an epic […]

Second Trip to Dubai Got California Chrome Back on Track

After a runner up finish in the 2015 Dubai World Cup (G1) for California Chrome nothing seemed to go right for the colt, but a second shot of winning what was then the world’s richest race got him back on track for another campaign that ended in Horse of the Year honors. With just two […]