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A Look At Milestone Test Of The Champion Runnings 150 Days Before 150th Belmont Stakes

By Bob Ehalt When the calendar turned to January 10, it marked a milestone during a landmark year in the long and proud history of the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes. The 150th edition of the...

EHV-1 Positive Horse Reported At Belmont Park

Update Jan. 30, 2018: The quarantine has been lifted. Officials at the New York Racing Association and New York State Gaming Commission have received confirmation that one horse has tested positive for Equine Herpesvirus-1 in Barn...

Islanders Win Bid To Build At Belmont

It’s official: The New York Islanders are skating back home. After about five seasons at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center plagued with bad ice, obstructed views and diminishing ticket sales, the team that originally called Nassau Coliseum home...

National 9/11 Stair Climb Comes To Belmont Park

Some will climb to remember a relative. Some will climb to honor a friend. And some will climb to show gratitude for the great sacrifices made 16 years ago. Together, firefighters, police officers and the...

Tapwrit Surges Past Favored Irish War Cry To Win Belmont Stakes

Tapwrit handed trainer Todd Pletcher a third career victory in the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes presented by NYRA Bets. The horse took aim on front-running favorite Irish War Cry at the top of the...

Belmont Stakes: On The Big Stage

The Kentucky Derby has “My Old Kentucky Home” and the Preakness fans serenade the thoroughbreds with “Maryland, My Maryland.” But this June 10, Ol’ Blue Eyes takes center stage as a recording of Frank Sinatra’s...
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