Sands Point


What the Nation is saying about the Sands Point...

For Johnny V, the path to 5,000 goes through the Belmont Park multi-graded stakes race card on Memorial Day. With mounts in all four of those stakes, he has a good chance at getting closer to that milestone on Monday.Read More
It may be the most valuable angle of all in handicapping the horse races … find a horse loose on the lead with virtually no early pressure, and more times than not you are looking at either a winner, or at the very least, a horse that will outrun its odds. It doesn’t always pan out as it appears on ...Read More
Discreet Marq took the lead right out of the gate and led every step Monday afternoon to take the 19th running of the Grade 2, $200,000 Sands Point for 3-year-old turf fillies at Belmont Park.Read More
A closely matched field of 3-year-old fillies in the Grade 2, $200,000 Sands Point launches the Memorial Day stakes action at Belmont Park, with Discreet Marq narrowly favored in the 1 1/16-mile turf race. Read More
It is not easy being a jockey in New York, even for one of the stars of the rider colony like John Velazquez. The competition is fierce and so is the criticism sometimes.Read More
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  • notobsessed · Not to knock Johhnny V, but Shackleford justs runs as fast as he can from gate to wire, usually in the lead, does it really matter which jockey is on him? · 690 days ago ·
  • AmbitiousD · Congrats to this brilliant horse. He is a joy to watch any time he takes the track · 690 days ago ·
Better Lucky made her turf debut a winning one, taking the lead in deep stretch and holding off the furious late drive of Regalo Mia Monday afternoon at Belmont Park to take the Grade 2, $200,000 Sands Point by a nose.Read More
Somali Lemonade, a graded stakes winner at 2, will attempt to add the Grade 2, $200,000 Sands Point to her resume Monday afternoon at Belmont Park as she heads a field of eight sophomore fillies in the 1 1/16th-mile turf race.Read More
Trainer Tom Albertrani will have two opportunities to win a graded stakes for 3-year-old fillies on Memorial Day, May 28 as he will likely run Zo Impressive in the Grade 1 Acorn and Sahara Gold in the Grade 2 Sands Point.Read More
American racing needs some new stars, and if you are a fan of turf racing like I am, you could say we desperately need a star. After being disappointed with the news last week that a horse I believed could fill that role very nicely, Paddy O'Prado, had been retired because of injury, it did not take...Read More
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  • KyOaksRunner · If this was a sampling of how she's going to run for the rest of the year then there is no doubt she's going to put together a very special campaign. I don't think there anything on turn in the US that comes close to a kick like her's! · 1053 days ago ·
  • DeadHeat · She looks like she could be a great horse. Has such an explosive turn of foot, not many other American Turf horses can match that quality of speed. · 1051 days ago ·
You can probably guess from the title what three fillies I’m about to talk about; Sassy Image, Winter Memories and Éclair de Lune. Memorial Day weekend is always one of the most exciting few days in spring for racing enthusiasts, it ushers in the changing of the guard in a manner of speaking. Most o...Read More
  • AndyScoggin · Hey, the fillies have been the stars of racing the past few years...Rachel, Goldikova, Zenyatta! · 1053 days ago ·
  • KyOaksRunner · Yes, absolutely, I love when the fillies take the males on in the big races, there's nothing more exciting! · 1052 days ago ·
Winter Memories lived up to her role as the 3-5 favorite Monday afternoon at Belmont Park, sweeping wide on the turn and rolling to an easy three-length victory over Celestial Kitten in the 17th running of the Grade 2, $150,000 Sands Point.   Ridden by Jose Lezcano, Winter Memories eagerly went...Read More
Multiple graded-stakes winner Winter Memories, fresh off a rousing victory in her 3-year-old debut, heads a field of seven fillies entered in Monday’s Grade 2, $150,000 Sands Point, the co-feature on Belmont Park’s Memorial Day card.   The Sands Point, a 1 1/16-mile turf race, shares the spotl...Read More
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  • cigar · This is one serious filly. It's refreshing to see a strong and legit G1 performance from a horse. She's the nuts right now. · 1054 days ago ·
  • arazi · That was impressive. · 1054 days ago ·
Trainer Christophe Clement will have a full hand in next weekend’s turf stakes at Belmont, with Cheetah and Giants Play in the Sheepshead Bay, Mystical Star and Naples Bay expected for the Sands Point, and the New York-bred Akilina set to go in the one-mile Mount Vernon.   Cheetah, bred in Gre...Read More
Trainer Jimmy Toner issued an upbeat bulletin Friday morning as Phillips Racing Partnership’s Winter Memories continues to progress toward a start in the Grade 2, 1 1/16-mile Sands Point on Memorial Day.   “She hasn’t missed a beat,” said Toner of  the 3-year-old Winter Memories, who last...Read More
Check the Label rewarded jockey Ramon Dominguez’s patience in the Grade 2, $150,000 Sands Point for 3-year-old fillies at Belmont Park on Memorial Day, splitting horses after finding room to draw clear to a handy score.   Winner of the Grade 3 Appalachian at Keeneland the last time she went po...Read More
Farnsworth Stables’ Gozzip Girll took all the heat, but was still able to find enough in the final yards to hold on for a 1 1/2-length victory in the $150,000 Sands Point (gr. IIT) May 30 on the Belmont Park turf.Read More
The only graded stakes winner in a field of seven 3-year-old fillies, Farnsworth Stables' Gozzip Girl, has the edge in the $150,000 Sands Point (gr. IIT) May 30 on the turf at Belmont Park.Gozzip Girl scored the Herecomesthebride Stakes (gr. IIIT) by a half-length at Gulfstream Park March 15 during ...Read More

Race Results & Past Performances

View DetailsView Video05/27/13Bel71 1/16 mT03 FSands Point-G2Discreet MarqWave TheoryWatsdachances1:42.50
View DetailsView Video05/28/12Bel71 1/16 mT03 FSands Point-G2Better LuckyRegalo MiaZultanite1:42.75
View DetailsView Video05/30/11Bel91 1/16 mT03 FSands Point-G2Winter MemoriesCelestial KittenParting Words1:42.61
View Details05/31/10Bel91 1/8 mT03 FSands Point-G2Check The LabelCrescendaNegligee1:47.16
View Details05/30/09Bel91 1/8 mT03 FSands Point-G2Gozzip GirlWarm ShowerBluegrass Princess1:51.24
View Details06/05/05Bel81 1/8 mT03 FSands Point-G3Melhor AindaLaurafinaMy Typhoon1:47.50