Grade II

Friday BEL Recap

6/4/21 FRIDAY BEL RECAP   2  BEL    The True North (GII)$300.000        4yo&Up       6 1/2f    Dirt           123lbs Gdp Inc should get a ton of credit for this one… in a time where horses are retired (or worse) without concern, this barn… Read More ›

Who Will be Able to Make it There in The NY?

Everyone will be watching what goes on at BEL over the weekend, and the excitement will begin on Friday as 17th running of The NY takes place. The race offers a large purse for older females to get their hands on, and the $750.000 in which it runs for represents the second highest amount in the history of the stake.

Billy Joel Picks Up Where He Left Off in Whittingham Stakes

It was good to see Billy Joel, the reigning BC Turf champion, back on the track for the first time since the Pegasus World Cup Turf in late January. He entered the race on a three race winning streak, with all of those wins coming in Grade 1’s, so the only reason for there to have been any doubts about him would be a concern on his layoff.

Powerful Stretch Push Puts Promised Prince First at PEN Mile

Friday was a wet day throughout the northeast, and PEN would be no exception. A steady rain that began in the early afternoon and lasted throughout the night took its toll on the track, leaving the turf course as yielding. This would lead to one scratch, but it would be the horse that we predicted would be the one to beat, in High Planker.

Good Field for Summertime Oaks

Summertime may be right around the corner, but the Summertime Oaks comes this Sunday as a field of eight fillies, several of which ran in the KYO at the start of the month, will hit the starting gate for this Grade 2.