Triple Crown news and notes
The Bob Baffert-trained Arabian Knight was plenty impressive in winning Saturday’s Southwest Stakes but did not early any Kentucky Derby points.
Arabian Knight, a flashy Keeneland debut winner in November, will try to take a step towards bigger prizes in today’s G3 Southwest Stakes.
In the third and most recent Kentucky Derby future pool, Breeders’ Cup Juvenile winner Forte was the leader among individual horses with odds of 7-1.
The second Kentucky Derby futures pool closed with “All others” the 4-5 favorite and Breeders’ Cup juvenile winner Forte the second choice.
The second of six Kentucky Derby futures pools kicks off this coming Thursday and runs through Sunday with 38 individual horses plus the field.
Belmont Stakes winner Mo Donegal will miss 60 days with bone bruising sustained during his victory in the final leg of the Triple Crown.
Off to the Races returns to the airwaves June 18 with an exciting show featuring interviews with Jill Byrne and Alan Foreman.
Never far back, Mo Donegal surged to the lead with a furlong to go and went on to win the Belmont Stakes, giving trainer Todd Pletcher his third Belmont.
We asked our ‘cappers, analysts and writers for their Belmont Stakes picks and picks for several other Grade 1 races.
A pair of Maryland-breds are featured in Grade 1 stakes on the undercard of the final jewel of the Triple Crown, the Grade 1 Belmont Stakes.
Off to the Races returns to the airwaves June 11 with an exciting show featuring interviews with Hall of Fame jockey Ron Turcotte and trainer Graham Motion.
Rich Strike shocked the world when he won the Kentucky Derby at 80-1. History says don’t look for a repeat in the Belmont.
A Maryland-bred and a Pennsylvania-bred are among the fillies hoping to fire in the Intercontinental at Belmont Park Friday.
Despite the presence of Kentucky Derby hero Rich Strike, Peter Pan winner We the People is the 2-1 morning line favorite for Saturday’s Belmont Stakes.
Off to the Races returns to the airwaves May 28 with an exciting show featuring Preakness-winning jockey Jose Ortiz and much more.