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Aqueduct Racetrack is home to the Brooklyn Stakes until 2026

Crupi and last year’s winner Next are the headline acts in the Grade II Brooklyn Stakes on Friday, July 5. Usually part of the Belmont Stakes Racing Festival, this edition of the $200,000 invitational contest switches to a temporary slot at Aqueduct. This is under the Belmont At The Big Apple banner while renovation at …

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Bill Mott out to win True North Stakes again

Bill Mott had to wait 25 years for his fourth winner in the True North Stakes, but Elite Power obliged in 2023. With that sprinting star retired to stud by owner-breeders Juddmonte, the barn has Baby Yoda heading for Saratoga where the Grade II dirt contest takes place this year. Hall of Fame handler Mott …

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Belmont Stakes Post Positions

As we race towards the final Triple Crown contest of the season, many US horse racing fans will be keen to know who are the Belmont Stakes favorites this year and what is the recent record like of the market leaders in the Test of the Champion? Sierra Leone One Of The Belmont Stakes Favorites …

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saratoga races(1)

Horse racing fans will see the Belmont Stakes at Saratoga Race Course in 2024 and 2025 due to the ongoing renovation of Belmont Park, which led the NYRA to switch the last leg of the US Triple Crown upstate to Saratoga Springs from New York City.  This means anyone looking for Belmont Stakes tickets must …

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Didia and McKulick race in the New York Stakes again

Last year’s New York Stakes second and third, Didia and McKulick, meet again in the $750,000 Grade I race seeking victory. Moved temporarily away from its traditional home of Belmont Park, like the rest of the Belmont Stakes Racing Festival, there’s a slight shortening of the event distance. Normally contested over 2,000m (10 furlongs or …

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