Sheepshead Bay Stakes


What the Nation is saying about the Sheepshead Bay Stakes...

A ground-saving ride from jockey Luis Saez helped Tannery overcome soft turf, stiff headwinds and odds of 10-1 to score her first American victory in Saturday’s 55th running of the Grade 2, $200,000 Sheepshead Bay at Belmont Park.   Read More
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  • Mary Z. · Very nice, yukichan :) · 325 days ago ·
  • Sully · Would've loved to have that super. Not so fortunate. @yuki, if you went further on your angle, and went with all with Irish and French ties, you could've nailed it! · 325 days ago ·
New York-bred Hessonite, who became a graded stakes winner last time out, takes on an internationally flavored field of seven other turf fillies and mares for Saturday’s 55th running of the Grade 2, $200,000 Sheepshead Bay at Belmont Park.   Read More
Bad luck, bad trips and bad rides are part of the game, but when the stewards turn on the bettors, the game becomes exponentially difficult.Read More
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  • LongLiveBigRed · I was watching the Sheepshead Bay stakes, and I was dumfounded as well. HRTV commentators were perplexed also. · 688 days ago ·
  • LongLiveBigRed · BTW, does it look to anyone else like Mystical Star's assitant starter tried to hold her back by the reins and couldn't? That seems to me to have increased her disatvantage and should be further grounds for declaring her a non-starter. · 688 days ago ·
Aruna employed a bold rush inside the three-eighths pole to sweep to the lead, then held sway in the stretch to win Belmont Park’s Grade 2, $200,000 Sheepshead Bay for turf fillies and mares on Saturday.Read More
Aruna, a Grade 1 winner at 1 1/8 miles, has been entered in Saturday’s Grade 2, $200,000 Sheepshead Bay, with the 1 3/8-mile race on Belmont Park’s Widener turf course as an intended tryout for a campaign focusing on lengthy turf races.Read More
Hibaayeb demonstrated her staying ability with a rail-skimming triumph as the favorite in Saturday’s Grade 2, $150,000 Sheepshead Bay over 1 3/8 miles on Belmont Park’s Widener turf course.   Entering the race for fillies and mares off a third in a 1 1/16-mile turf allowance at Gulfstream Park ...Read More
The Kentucky oaks is three weeks in the past, the focus on three year old fillies has shifted forward and much like the headlining events for the sophomore fillies the focus of this blog has also changed direction. It starts with the title, Kentucky Oaks Runner will return next year when the Kentuck...Read More
  • zatt · Love the new look, Brian! The Sheepshead Bay should be fun, but I will be at the Arlington Matron in person ... gotta love the fillies! · 1055 days ago ·
  • KyOaksRunner · Oh nice, have fun at the races! Definietly have to love the fillies, especially this year! · 1055 days ago ·
Graham Motion and Team Valor International will attempt to continue their whirlwind May when they send out La Luna de Miel in Belmont Park’s Grade 2, $150,000 Sheepshead Bay for fillies and mares on the turf.Read More
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
With a perfect stalking trip all the way around in Saturday’s 52nd running of the Grade 2, $150,000 Sheepshead Bay at Belmont Park, Treat Gently (GB) drew away in the stretch to pick up her first graded stakes win in America.   Settled comfortably behind early pacesetter Pari through early fra...Read More
In Brazil, Bubbly Jane was a two-time Group 1 winner on turf and though she has yet to win a graded stakes race in America trainer Paulo Lobo hopes that could change in Saturday’s 52nd running of the Grade 2, $150,000 Sheepshead Bay at Belmont Park.   Now 5 years old, Bubbly Jane picked up both...Read More
In the 1 3/8-mile Sheepshead Bay, Criticism broke sharply from post 3 under Javier Castellano and took her rivals around the turf course in splits of :24.92, :50.52, 1:15.01 and 1:39.37 for a mile. Brushwood Stables’s Musha pressed the pace the whole way and was the closest to the leader as the fiel...Read More
Trained by Kiaran McLaughlin, Backseat Rhythm is a three-time graded stakes winner, including a triumph in the Garden City (gr. IT) last fall over the Belmont grass. That win makes her the lone Sheepshead entrant with a grade I victory on American soil.On paper, Backseat Rhythm’s biggest threat...Read More

Race Results & Past Performances

View Details05/25/13Bel81 3/8 m T03+ FSheepshead Bay Stakes-G2TanneryAnjazMinakshi2:20.17
View Details05/26/12Bel81 3/8 m T03+ FSheepshead Bay Stakes-G2ArunaHit It RichPrincipal Role2:15.47
View DetailsView Video05/28/11Bel91 3/8 m T03+ FSheepshead Bay Stakes-G2HibaayebGiants PlayCheetah2:15.92
View DetailsView Video05/22/10Bel91 3/8 m T03+ FSheepshead Bay Stakes-G2Treat GentlyNehantic KatBubbly Jane2:14.09
View DetailsView Video05/23/09Bel91 3/8 m T03+ FSheepshead Bay Stakes-G2CriticismMushkaCaprice2:13.96