2009 Man O' War Stakes (G1)

7/11/2009, Belmont Park
1 3/8 m (Turf)
3+ M

What the Nation is saying about the 2009 Man O' War Stakes (G1)...

Castleton Lyons Farm's GIO PONTI (Tale of the Cat) strengthened his grip on the turf division with a convincing victory in Saturday's $500,000 Man O' War S. (G1) at Belmont Park, his first attempt beyond 1 1/4 miles. Reserved off the early pace while traveling wide, the Christophe Clement pupil unco...Read More
The date is 07-11, and those two numbers are universally considered “gambler’s numbers” so the racetrack would seem to be the right place to spend the day.  Let’s take a look at some of the biggest stakes races of the day:Read More
Castleton Lyons' Gio Ponti, fresh off victories in the Frank Kilroe Mile (gr. IT) and Manhattan Handicap (gr. IT), will shoot for his third consecutive grade I score July 11 in the $500,000 Man o' War Stakes (gr. IT) at Belmont Park.Read More
New York Racing Association stakes coordinator Andrew Byrnes said trainer H. Graham Motion confirmed that 10-year-old Better Talk Now would skip the July 11 Man o' War (gr. IT).Read More

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