In today’s BackTracks, New Jersey-bred Open Mind records a stunning 10-race win streak to punctuate her Hall of Fame career.
In today’s BackTracks, Run the Gantlet finds new life on the turf, and fills major shoes in trainer Elliott Burch’s powerful stable.
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)
In today’s BackTracks, the well-traveled New Jersey-bred Zoffany took on the best turf horses of his time – and often prevailed.
In our latest BackTracks, the rousing tale of Lady Maryland.
In today’s BackTracks, Maryland-bred What a Summer takes on all comers en route to an Eclipse Award as champion sprinter.
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.
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.