2010 Beldame (G1)

10/2/2010, Belmont Park
Post Time:
4:35 PM ET
1 1/8 m (Dirt)
3+ F

What the Nation is saying about the 2010 Beldame (G1)...

Life At Ten, whose six-race win streak was snapped when she finished third in the Personal Ensign at Saratoga, roared back into the winner’s circle Saturday afternoon at Belmont Park with a rousing two-length victory over favored Unrivaled Belle in the 72nd running of the Grade 1, $350,000 Beldame I...Read More
Super Saturday and Super Sunday translates to a truly Super Weekend of racing in the US and abroad.Read More
Unrivaled Belle, who has been first or second in all but one of her 10 starts, and the equally consistent Life At Ten headline a group of six fillies and mares in Saturday’s Grade 1, $350,000 Beldame Invitational at Belmont Park.   Trained by Hall of Famer Bill Mott, Unrivaled Belle is seeking...Read More
On Saturday, October 2, The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) will offer a special $500,000 Guaranteed All Grade 1 Pick 4.   The 93rd running of the Jockey Club Gold Cup Invitational highlights the wager and is expected to include Blame, winner of five straight graded races including the...Read More
Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey continues to be pleased with the progress of Persistently as she prepares for Saturday’s Grade 1 Beldame at 1 1/8 miles.Read More
The Bob Baffert-trained Mythical Power, runner-up to Quality Road in the Grade 1 Woodward, worked five furlongs in 1:02.43 this morning in preparation for a possible start in Saturday’s Grade 1, $750,000 Jockey Club Gold Cup Invitational.   “Everything is good,” reported John Terranova, who wi...Read More
Jonathan Thomas, assistant to trainer Todd Pletcher, was happy to report that Rose Catherine, Saratoga’s Lena Spencer winner who extended her winning streak to four straight in Saturday’s Turf Amazon Handicap at Parx Racing, returned to Belmont Park in great shape.   “She ate her dinner and lo...Read More
Life At Ten and Devil May Care, both possible for the Grade 1 Beldame on Super Saturday, October 2, will breeze tomorrow, with trainer Todd Pletcher to later decide whether he will send either contender to the 1 1/8-mile race for fillies and mares.   “We’ll see how they come out of it,” said P...Read More
Repole Stable’s 2-year-old sensation Uncle Mo, a 14 ¼-length maiden winner on August 28, headlined a gaggle of Todd Pletcher trainees who worked this morning in preparation for upcoming stakes races.   Working in company with 4-year-old Join in the Dance, the Indian Charlie colt zipped five fu...Read More
I try to temper my anticipation for the Breeders’ Cup because I know it is still almost seven weeks away, but it is not easy when I think about what will be at this year’s two-day smorgasbord. I honestly believe that this year’s Cup is shaping up as one of the best in history. Luckily, I have great ...Read More
Life At Ten breezed four furlongs in 50.99 seconds Sunday morning in her first workout following a third-place finish in the Grade 1 Personal Ensign on August 29.   “It was a maintenance work,” said Jonathan Thomas, assistant to trainer Todd Pletcher. “She seemed to do everything as expected.”...Read More
Phipps Stable’s Persistently appeared well the morning after her one-length upset victory over reigning Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra in Sunday’s Grade 1, $300,000 Personal Ensign Invitational.   “She’s doing well, I’m tired, but she seemed to come back fine,” said Persistently’s Hall of ...Read More
It was the day after in the John Shirreffs barn Sunday morning, but the afterglow from Zenyatta winning her 18th straight race Saturday was apparent on the trainer, his staff and his super mare.Read More
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  • bossgw · medlocke face the facts polyzen has beat no one she stays hid out in calif. if old mossy had the guts to let her face some real competition you and all other polyzen fans would see that she is a polytrack calif. horse only bring her to saratoga then show us how much of a champion she is you people are obsessed over a horse that has done nothing but stay hid in calif. and trying to pad her stats by facing nobodys · 1345 days ago ·
  • mdracing69 · bossgw - For the record, Polytrack is Del Mar. Hollywood is Cushion Track, and Santa Anita is Pro-Ride. All three SoCal tracks have different synthetic surfaces. A quick question - How come Rachel Alexandra did not go to Oaklawn Park to run against Zenyatta in the 2010 Apple Blossom? Defending BC Classic champ Zenyatta is targeting the 2010 BC Classic at Churchill Downs on conventional dirt. If she wins the Classic again that should silence the critics. · 1345 days ago ·
The new player at the Harrah's Rincon Casino bought into the blackjack game with two $50 bills. Some people think $50 bills are bad luck. I remember the day at nearby Del Mar, several years ago, when somebody hit a $300 exacta payoff and the mutuel clerk tried to pay him in $50 bills...Read More