Belmont Stakes

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Belmont Stakes 2019 Analysis

2019-06-07T08:57:13-05:00June 6th, 2019|

        Always check with Past the Wire for the latest horse racing news and more…..   The 151st running of the Belmont Stakes.  12 Furlongs (1 &1/2 Miles) Purse: $1,500.000.00 Saturday June 8th, Belmont Park Race # 11 Estimated Post Time 6:37PM   Analysis By Georgio Sette Geo [...]

Tapit Goes for Fourth Belmont Stakes

2019-06-06T10:12:05-05:00June 6th, 2019|

      Always check with Past the Wire for the latest horse racing news and more….. Gainesway's sire Tapit  is certainly in a good spot to make Belmont Stakes (Grade 1) history on June 8 as he could become the second stallion to be represented by four winners since the classic [...]

Belmont Stakes Field Comes Together

2019-06-05T22:44:32-05:00June 4th, 2019|

    The field for Saturday's Belmont Stakes has been drawn. Tacitus, the likely favorite or possibly co-favorite with Preakness winner War of Will drew post 10 on the outside. War of Will is right next to him in post 9 setting the stage for the test of champions and [...]

Another Tapit in the Belmont Stakes?

2019-05-30T09:59:08-05:00May 30th, 2019|

      Will Another Tapit Colt Take the Belmont?   By Peter Lee   When handicappers glance over the field for this year's Belmont Stakes one horse will play a big part in their picks: Tacitus.   Is it because he placed third in the Kentucky Derby? Perhaps. Is [...]

The Latest Belmont Stakes and Festival Doings

2019-06-02T10:14:37-05:00May 26th, 2019|

  Belmont Stakes and Festival Doings: (updated) The Latest Belmont Park Notes Pletcher contingent post final breezes for Belmont Stakes Racing Festival assignments Tax works at Belmont Park; status for "Test of the Champion" still to be determined Fancy Dress Party on trend for G1 Acorn Whitmore headed to G2 [...]

The Beauty, Science, and Inconsistencies

2019-05-26T10:09:23-05:00May 26th, 2019|

    The Beauty, Science and Inconsistencies of Handicapping Thoroughbred Racing; By Geo Sette Last week's Preakness Stakes is officially in the books as we await the fabulous Belmont Stakes, the always intriguing 12-furlong marathon 3rd jewel of the Triple Crown. The Preakness was deservingly won by War of Will [...]

Who’s Going Where

2019-05-20T18:07:29-05:00May 20th, 2019|

  Past the Wire takes a look ahead at who might be going where in the future months leading up to the Breeders' Cup. Of course nothing is official, and this is horse racing so everything is subject to change in a flash. These are some of projections based on [...]

Preakness and Supporting Stakes Recap

2019-05-19T10:41:10-05:00May 18th, 2019|

  The weather cooperated and so did the Pimlico dirt and turf courses. The tracks played fair. The dirt was fast, but honest. While the facility appears dated, and even somewhat neglected, there is no denying the historic and electric atmosphere Pimlico and the Preakness produces. The first stake on [...]