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2011 Jamaica Handicap (G1)

Date/Track:
10/8/2011, Belmont Park
Post Time:
4:15 PM ET
Distance:
1 1/8 m (Turf)
Age/Sex:
3 M
Time:
1:50.34

What the Nation is saying about the 2011 Jamaica Handicap (G1)...

On a fabulous day of racing throughout the country, no one had had a better day than My Miss Aurelia and her veteran jockey, Corey Nakatani. In fact you could say it was a perfect day for the pair. My Miss Aurelia received a perfect front running ride from Nakatani to win the Grade 1 Frizette Stakes...Read More
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  • BrianAppleton · Very impressive riding...and how great was My Miss Aurelia? Excellent win! · 921 days ago ·
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  • waya · Nakatani has six winners at Belmont? Who woulda thunk it! · 921 days ago ·
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Western Aristocrat controlled the pace and turned back a challenge from favored Brilliant Speed to collect his first Grade 1 victory in Saturday’s $250,000 Jamaica Handicap at Belmont Park.   In the hands red-hot rider Corey Nakatani, who collected his fifth of six victories on the day in the J...Read More
Back on the turf and in fine form, Brilliant Speed heads a competitive field of eight in Saturday's 62nd running of the Grade 1, $250,000 Jamaica Handicap at Belmont Park as he tries to become the first 3-year-old male to win two Grade 1 races in 2011. A replay of the Jamaica will be shown as part o...Read More
A month after Naipaul Chatterpaul claimed Mission Approved for $35,000 in June, 2010, the New York-bred finished second by a neck to Gio Ponti in the Grade 1 Man o' War; a year later, he won the Grade 1 Manhattan. Next Saturday at Belmont, the trainer is hoping that Top Surprize will follow his stab...Read More
Trainer Shug McGaughey said Saturday that Grade 2 Virginia Derby winner Air Support would likely be pointed for the Grade 1 Jamaica Handicap, 1 1/8 miles at Belmont Park on October 8. The 3-year-old son of Smart Strike, a three-time graded stakes winner on turf, had been under consideration for the ...Read More