• American Pharoah drew post position #5 as the 3-5 favorite in a field of 8 for the Belmont.Posted 3 hours ago
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  • Amelia's Wild Ride just holds off Ben's Cat to win the Pennsylvania Governor's Cup.Posted 3 days ago
  • Spanish Queen edges by Feathered down the lane to win the Grade 1 American Oaks.Posted 3 days ago
  • Divisidero relentless from the outside to get up in the Pennine Ridge.Posted 3 days ago
  • Delicious run by The Pizza Man to win the Opening Verse.Posted 3 days ago
  • Alsvid upsets champion Work All Week in the Aristides at Churchill Downs.Posted 3 days ago

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http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/92350/zayat-stables-inks-promo-deal-for-pharoah These type of deals should be banned.
Has Frosted been lurking in the shadows, just waiting to foil racing's new hero?Read More
Escena, the champion older mare of 1998, died June 3 at Diamond A Farms near Versailles, Ky. The daughter ofStrawberry Road was 22 years old. She had been pensioned at Diamond A Farms and died of the infirmities of old age. "She had a great life and went out with some real dignity," Diamond A Farms manager Ted "Mac" Carr said. "She had been retired and got to hang out with her friends and eat some grass. Old age infirmities finally gave out and she decided it was her time. She'll be buried up on a very pretty hill here." Campaigned by Allen Paulson, Escena held off Banshee Breeze to win the 1998 Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I) at Churchill Downs, notching her fifth graded stakes of the season and third grade I score that year. In that championship season, Escena won the Distaff, Louisville Breeders' Cup (gr. II), and Fleur de Lis (gr. III) handicaps at Churchill; the Apple Blossom Handicap (gr. I) at Oaklawn Park; and the Vanity Invitational Handicap (gr. I) at Hollywood Park. As a 4-year-old, Escena won the Ramona Handicap (gr. I) at Del Mar. Article on bloodhorse
Materiality,made from lucky,ap,frosted.
It only took McLaughlin 7 races to figure out that his horse is a mid-closer and not a stalker. 6 races as a stalker...1 win. 2 races as a closer...a win in the G1 Wood Memorial and a closing 4th in the Derby. Sat out the Preakness. Who does well in the Belmont? Rested closers.
He won from post 1 in the UAE Derby but this isn't the UAE.
I was reading on another site,regarding the endorsement deal that was struck with Monster. I am truly amazed with the reaction of the public. They trash Zayat and his family from here to there. They are upset because girls will be used with the promotion. Seems that Zayat may be one of the few owners that maybe should not be able to make money on his horses. When they found out he syndicated the horse, many acted as though he destroyed the game. Chill out already and get a life. Just try and put yourself in that position. Just like in your private lives, you would be trying to maximize all financial options. So long as they are legal what do you care. If you do not approve, then don't participate.
Seattle Slew and AP Indy (1992 Belmont winner) are great grandfathers of Frammento.
1- Mubtaahij (I. Ortiz) 10/1 2- Tale of Verve (G. Stevens) 15/1 3- Madefromlucky (J. Castellano) 12/1 4- Frammento (M. Smith) 30/1 5- American Pharoah (V. Espinoza) 3/5 6- Frosted (J. Rosario) 5/1 7- Keen Ice (K. Desormeaux) 20/1 8- Materiality (J. Velazquez) 6/1
social inclusion has been entered in a 2x allowance race on Saturday at Belmont Park. He goes in race 13. The final race in the card. According to DRF
It's finally time ... Matt and Brian analyze the Belmont Stakes field top to bottom, as we are just days away from seeing American Pharoah's date with destiny at Belmont Park.Read More
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  • Douglas Rutherford via Disqus · Brian : I need to slow down and check my spelling time to time : ( GOLF ) not gold . . . · 20 hours ago
  • Einar Reitz via Disqus · Come on Brian! Frammento won't be 50-1 in such a small field......more like 25 to 1. · 18 hours ago
Final Selections: Madefromlucky, American Pharoah, Tale Of Verve. Frosted.
I like the 5 for AP. I don't like the 8 for Materiality. 5-1-6-7 Box
The most talented 3-year-old of this crop, American Pharoah had help getting this far.Read More
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  • Raymond Roberts via Disqus · And for anyone coming here...stay in Midtown and take the train...avoid at all costs the Cross Island Parkway,The Grand Central and the LIE. · 18 hours ago
  • Bradley Loveless via Disqus · weird... things need to go ones way to win a championship or in this case a triple crown. there is so much inherent bias against this horse, people are trying so hard to find ways to beat him/bring him down. he will not be beaten on Saturday. he has already beaten every horse in this field. I hope he wins by 25. materiality has very small chance and is the worst wise guy horse. madefromlucky way better odds and win rate. lets go back to last year... that right.... CC faded injuries to commissioner, honor code, cairo prince, and SHARED BELIEF just to be able to win first two legs. he beat commanding curve, who hey look, came back nicely to win a non other than 1 allowance last week, social inclusion and ride on curlin, who have won 1 bs race between them. COME ON! when will people realize the triple crown isn't about the greatness of one horse, but the relation of his ability vs the rest of the field. AP is not as good as Smarty IMO. that doesn't mean he cant be great and win the triple crown. you can only beat the opponents in front of you. im taking it all in. the hype isn't 1/2 as bad last year either while I think you make viable points, and allude to the problems that bettors have when trainers have multiple entries. there wasn't a fix. good luck is needed to win. or the absence of bad luck. its life. each year is unique. instead of saying what wasn't, appreciate what was. or you can run your mouth how not great AP was after he loses Saturday. · 17 hours ago
American Pharoah will break from post position 5 in his quest to sweep the 2015 Triple Crown. Read More
That's great news
1. Mubtaahij 10-1 2. Tale of Verve 3. Madefromlucky 4. Frammento 5. American Pharoah 3-5 6. Frosted 4-1 7. Keen Ice 8. Materiality 6-1
American Pharoah draws post position #5 out of 8 for the Belmont Stakes. Fun fact: Seattle Slew won the Belmont Stakes from post 5. According to DRF
Belmont in pp order: Mubtaahij, Tale of Verve, Madefromlucky, Frammento, American Pharoah, Frosted, Keen Ice, Materiality
Post 5 for Belmont

Poll of the Day

Who will win the 2015 Belmont Stakes?

  • Tale of Verve
  • Keen Ice
  • Frosted
  • Frammento
  • Mubtaahij
  • Carpe Diem - OUT
  • Madefromlucky
  • American Pharoah
  • Materiality

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