In today’s BackTracks, Marion duPont Scott’s Mongo takes on all comers en route to 1963 champion grass horse honoros.
Hot Rod Charlie ran a huge one, but in the end Essential Quality earned redemption and a victory in the 153rd Belmont Stakes.
PREAKNESS ORDER OF FINISH
- Rombauer (12-1 morning line/11.80-1 post time)
- Midnight Bourbon (5-1/3.10-1)
- Medina Spirit (9-5/2.40-1)
- Keepmeinmind (15-1/14.50-1)
- Crowded Trade (10-1/8.50-1)
- Unbridled Honor (15-1/13.70)
- France Go de Ina (15-1/24.60-1)
- Risk Taking (15-1/14.30-1)
- Concert Tour (5-2/3.70-1)
- Ram (30-1/15.90-1)
Who’ll win the Belmont Stakes? More to the point, what are the current odds of each horse in the Belmont? Some answers at just about 2:00 on Belmont day.
In which we find what we hope are some live price plays on today’s Belmont Stakes card.
In our latest podcast, ‘cappers Nick Hahn and Derby Bill Watson dig into Saturday’s 153rd running of the Belmont Stakes with horse-by-horse analysis.
While all eyes will be on Preakness winner Rombauer and 2yo champ Essential Quality, Saturday’s Belmont Stakes offers intrigue beyond them.
Bob Baffert won’t have a horse in the Belmont, but all anyone can talk about is Bob Baffert. It’s exhausting, and another whiff.
Bob Baffert has been ruled off all Churchill Downs properties for the next two years, the company announced.
Japan-based France Go de Ina had his final pre-Belmont Stakes work Wednesday morning, breezing five furlongs at Big Sandy.
A split sample has confirmed that Medina Spirit carried betamethasone when he won the Kentucky Derby, the New York Times reports.
Rombauer holds a one-point lead over Essential Quality on the eve of the Belmont in the NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll.
Preakness winner Rombauer and last year’s two-year-old champ Essential Quality, beaten favorite in the Kentucky Derby, headline Saturday’s Belmont Stakes.
His dominant win in the Grade 1 Preakness Stakes has moved Rombauer to the head of the class in the NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll.
Three runners trained by Todd Pletcher — Known Agenda, Bourbonic, and Overtook — breezed towards possible Belmont Stakes starts Friday morning.
Derby Bill Watson and Nick Hahn return to talk Preakness weekend – what went right, what went wrong and more, plus a look ahead.
It’s been one thing after another in racing the last couple of weeks, and our Teresa Genaro wonders if it’ll all be enough to make racing take action.
Point-by-point pictures of the Preakness show you how the race developed from gate-to-wire.
Preakness winner Rombauer will ship to Belmont Park, site of the final leg of the Triple Crown, Monday morning, his trainer said.
Racing breathed a sigh of relief as Rombauer won the Preakness and prevented a Medina Spirit win that would have caused yet more turmoil.
Somelikeithobrown pressed the pace before pulling to victory in the Grade 2 Dinner Party Stakes at Pimlico Saturday afternoon.