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Fleur de Lis, Stephen Foster

Ahh Chocolate seems to have everything going for her heading into the $200,000 Fleur de Lis Handicap June 18 at Churchill Downs. The nine-furlong test for fillies and mares 3 and up drew a short field of six, and Ahh Chocolate should be perfectly placed just off the pace. Read More

Belmont Stakes, Metropolitan Handicap


In his first 2016 U.S. start after opening the season in Dubai, Frosted delivered a record-breaking performance in the $1.25 million Mohegan Sun Metropolitan Handicap on June 11 at Belmont Park. Guided to the four path for running room off the far turn by jockey Joel Rosario, Frosted seized the lead and only built on that advantage through the stretch to post a 14 1/4-length victory, completing the one-mile race in stakes-record time of 1:32.73. Read More

Belmont Stakes, Ogden Phipps Handicap

Cavorting closed from far back and drew off to score in the $1 million Ogden Phipps Stakes at Belmont Park, a track she loves. Stonestreet Stables' 4-year-old Bernardini filly is now 4-for-5 at the New York oval for trainer Kiaran McLaughlin. Read More

Belmont Stakes, Metropolitan Handicap

A year after running second to American Pharoah in the Belmont Stakes, Frosted returns to New York for his first U.S. start this year. The $1.25 million Mohegan Sun Metropolitan Handicap for older horses on the June 11 Belmont Stakes undercard will be the first stateside race of the season for Frosted, who has made both of his starts in Dubai this year. Read More

Belmont Stakes, Ogden Phipps Handicap

Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners' multiple Grade 1 winner Curalina has caused plenty of excitement in her nine race career. But that's to be expected from the 4-year-old daughter of Curlin — because the excitement of Thoroughbred racing is what actually inspired her creation. Read More

Belmont Stakes


The Belmont Stakes marks one of the biggest days on the racing calendar each year, but the third jewel of the Triple Crown isn’t the only star attraction. Belmont Park will this year host a whopping six Grade 1 stakes races on June 11. Get the scoop on what each race means and why they’re so important. Read More

Belmont Stakes

"I am sprinting toward 60, an age that leads me to reflect on all that I was fortunate to see during a sports-writing career that has hit 38 years and to wonder how many stories I might still have the privilege to tell. Tom Pedulla reflects on American Pharoah's Triple Crown run." Read More

Belmont Stakes

Finding the perfect ensemble for the Belmont Stakes can be tough – after all, New York is a known fashion hub for men and women, and the racetrack is a traditional dress-up destination, especially on Belmont day. Here are five looks that are perfect for the biggest afternoon on Big Sandy’s card that will take you from the box seats to the backyard. Read More

The Breeders' Cup announced today that the 2016 Breeders’ Cup Challenge series will consist of 77 automatic qualifying races, including four new races, into the Breeders' Cup World Championships with 49 Challenge races held in the U.S. and Canada, and 28 races to be run outside of North America. Breeders’ Cup will pay entry fees and provide travel allowances for the connections of the Challenge winners to compete in the Championships. Read More

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