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2010 True North (G2)

Date/Track:
6/5/2010, Belmont Park
Distance:
6 f (Dirt)
Age/Sex:
3+ M
Time:
1:09.63

What the Nation is saying about the 2010 True North (G2)...

TRUE NORTH QUOTES   Todd Pletcher, winning trainer of Bribon (No. 3) and third-place finisher Checklist (No. 8): “I thought with Quality Road going to the Met Mile, it could open a lot of options for Bribon. He had won at 6 and 7 [years old] and he’s just a very versatile horse.   “I thoug...Read More
The veteran gelding Bribon returned to the scene of his greatest triumph Saturday afternoon at Belmont Park, charging from last to first for a 1½-length victory over Snapshot in the 32nd running of the Grade 2, $250,000 True North Handicap.   The 7-year-old son of Mark of Esteem, who last year...Read More
Custom for Carlos, the 5-2 morning-line favorite for today's True North Handicap, was injured in his stall last night and has been scratched. 'We're not sure how it happened, but he tore a piece of the hoof wall off a front leg," said trainer Eddie Kenneally. "He'll be fine, but he will have to miss...Read More
The Belmont Stakes is now only hours away and while the 3rd leg of the Triple Crown may lack the Derby and Preakness winner, it has no shortage of quality.  There are two colts, First Dude and Ice Box, on the verge of ascending to the top of the 3YO ranks with a win in the Test of the champion....Read More
One year after his sensational back-to-back triumphs in the Grade 3 Westchester and Grade 1 Metropolitan Handicap, Derrick Smith’s 7-year-old gelding Bribon seeks to recapture old glory Saturday in the 32nd running of the Grade 2, $250,000 True North Handicap at Belmont Park.   The six-furlong...Read More
The Belmont Stakes Day undercard on June 5 will also feature three other Grade 1 races in the $300,000 Betfair TVG Acorn for 3-year-old fillies, the $400,000 Woodford Reserve Manhattan Handicap, a turf race for horses 3 and up, and the $400,000 Just a Game, also on turf for fillies and mares. A pair...Read More
Quality Road will have his final tune-up on Tuesday for Memorial Day’s Grade 1 Metropolitan Handicap, and trainer Todd Pletcher could not be happier with the way the 4-year-old Elusive Quality colt is coming into the race.   “He’s doing great,” said Pletcher of Edward P. Evans’ homebred, who in...Read More

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