Tag Archives: Belmont Stakes

2011 Triple Crown Preview – Dialed In

We really don’t know a whole heck of a lot right now about Dialed In, but what we do know is that horse racing betting fans are going absolutely crazy right now with this horse, as he is sure to …

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2011 Triple Crown Preview – Comma To The Top

With 13 races under his belt, Comma To The Top has run against a ton of different types of horses. With a ton of speed in his repertoire and some great victories at distance, this could be the colt that …

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2011 Triple Crown Preview – Archarcharch

Up and down and all around. That’s been the story with Archarcharch for his entire career. He has run a ton of races by three year old standards nowadays, but he has had some awfully mixed results, including a few …

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2011 Triple Crown Preview – Uncle Mo

Uncle Mo is arguably the best colt in the field, and the Kentucky Derby odds will likely end up being one of the two morning line favorites as long as he doesn’t end up with a far outside post draw. …

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Star of Triple Crown Season Is a Winning Jockey

Calvin Borel has emerged as the star of this year’s racing scene and stands a good chance of becoming the only jockey to win the Triple Crown on two different horses.

With Preakness winner Rachel Alexander sitting out the Belmont Stakes, Borel climbs aboard Mine That Bird, who he guided to a surprising Kentucky Derby victory.

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Belmont Stakes: Something Old, Something New

Flamboyant financier Leonard W. Jerome and well-heeled friends, including banker August Belmont Sr., built a racetrack in the Bronx that opened on Sept. 25, 1866.

The crowd at Jerome Park, named for its founder, included Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and members of New York’s fashionable society. It was the first track to attract women in large numbers. Even the horses were chic – ribbons of owners’ colors were braided into their manes and tails.

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