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Belmont Stakes presented by NYRA Bets (Grade 1) (3yo) (Main Track) (Dirt) Racecard

  • Channel: SKY
  • Distance: 1m 2f
  • Going: Fast
Runners
10

Type
All Weather

Surface
Dirt

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(1)
Seize The Grey silk
Seize The Grey
J: Jaime A Torres
T: D Wayne Lukas
Improved with front-running win in 9.5f Grade 1 Preakness at Pimlico (muddy)
11731-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: -
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 May 24 Pim Pimlico 9.5f M 3yG1 9-0 1/8 Mystik Dan (2¼L) 98/10 - 125
4 May 24 Chu Churchill Downs 8f Fs 3yG2 8-6 1/12 Nash (1¼L) 94/10 - 110
6 Apr 24 Kee Keeneland 9f Fs 3yG1 8-11 7/10 Sierra Leone (11L) 199/10 - 96
23 Mar 24 Twp Turfway Park 9f Fs 3yG3 8-11 3/10 Endlessly (4¼L) 66/10 - 99
24 Feb 24 Oak Oaklawn Park 8.5f Fs 3y 8-5 1/7 Maximus Magic (1L) 58/10 - -
16 Sep 23 Chu Churchill Downs 8f Fs 2yG3 8-10 4/8 West Saratoga (2¼L) 5/1 - 97
2
(2)
Resilience silk
Resilience b
J: Junior Alvarado
T: William Mott
Behind two of these in Kentucky Derby, but was caught a bit wide while chasing hot pace
6141-3
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: -
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 May 24 Chu Churchill Downs 10f Fs 3yG1 9-0 b 6/20 Mystik Dan (7¾L) 32/1 - 113
6 Apr 24 Aqu Aqueduct 9f Fs 3yG2 8-11 b1 1/12 Society Man (2¼L) 9/2 - 113
18 Feb 24 Fgr Fair Grounds 9f S 3yG2 8-10 4/12 Sierra Leone (3½L) 169/10 - 111
1 Jan 24 Gul Gulfstream Park 8.5f Fs 3y 8-6 1/8 Skip The Line (4¼L) 13/10F - -
12 Nov 23 Chu Churchill Downs 8.5f Fs 2y 8-7 3/9 Nash (11½L) 462/100 - -
3
(3)
Mystik Dan silk
BF
Mystik Dan
J: Brian Joseph Hernandez Jr
T: Kenneth McPeek
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Nose win from Sierra Leone in Kentucky Derby, before second to Seize The Grey in Preakness
21315-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: -
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 May 24 Pim Pimlico 9.5f M 3yG1 9-0 2/8 Seize The Grey (2¼L) 12/5F - 119
4 May 24 Chu Churchill Downs 10f Fs 3yG1 9-0 1/20 Sierra Leone (nse) 186/10 - 121
30 Mar 24 Oak Oaklawn Park 9f Fs 3yG1 8-12 3/10 Muth (6¼L) 4/1 - 110
3 Feb 24 Oak Oaklawn Park 8.5f M 3yG3 8-6 1/11 Just Steel (8L) 114/10 - 117
1 Jan 24 Oak Oaklawn Park 8.5f Fs 3y 8-5 5/9 Catching Freedom (3½L) 79/10 - -
4
(4)
The Wine Steward silk
BF
The Wine Steward b
J: Manuel Franco
T: Michael J Maker
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Won here last year; most recently denied by Antiquarian in 1m1f G3 Peter Pan at Aqueduct
22-211
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: -
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 May 24 Bba Belmont At The Big A 9f Fs 3yG3 8-8 b 2/6 Antiquarian (¾L) 6/5F - 114
13 Apr 24 Kee Keeneland 8.5f Fs 3yG3 8-6 b 2/9 Encino (¾L) 6/4F - 113
7 Oct 23 Kee Keeneland 8.5f Fs 2yG1 8-10 b 2/8 Locked (½L) 79/20 - 111
27 Aug 23 Sar Saratoga 6f Fs 2y 8-10 b 1/6 El Grande O (hd) 11/10F - -
2 Jul 23 Els Ellis Park 6f Fs 2yL 8-8 b 1/6 Wilson Q (2¾L) 11/5 - -
5
(5)
Antiquarian silk
Antiquarian
J: John R Velazquez
T: Todd Pletcher
Kept on to win 1m1f Grade 3 Peter Pan at Aqueduct from two of these rivals latest
1612
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: -
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 May 24 Bba Belmont At The Big A 9f Fs 3yG3 8-6 1/6 The Wine Steward (¾L) 59/10 - 114
23 Mar 24 Fgr Fair Grounds 9.5f Fs 3yG2 8-10 6/11 Catching Freedom (4¼L) 169/10 - 107
17 Feb 24 Fgr Fair Grounds 8.5f S 3y 8-10 1/9 Cornishman (1L) 23/10 - -
6
(6)
Dornoch silk
Dornoch b
J: Luis Saez
T: Danny Gargan
Met a lot of trouble when tenth in Kentucky Derby but needs a big career best
041-11
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: -
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 May 24 Chu Churchill Downs 10f Fs 3yG1 9-0 b 10/20 Mystik Dan (18L) 229/10 - 103
6 Apr 24 Kee Keeneland 9f Fs 3yG1 8-11 b 4/10 Sierra Leone (6½L) 53/20 - 105
2 Mar 24 Gul Gulfstream Park 8.5f Fs 3yG2 8-11 b 1/5 Le Dom Bro (1¾L) 1/5F - 107
2 Dec 23 Aqu Aqueduct 9f M 2yG2 8-6 b 1/10 Sierra Leone (nse) 17/10F - 104
26 Aug 23 Mon Monmouth Park 8f Fs 2yL 8-7 b 2/9 Noted (1L) 6/4F - 101
29 Jul 23 Sar Saratoga 6.5f S 2y 8-7 b1 2/10 Seize The Grey (1¾L) 13/5 - -
7
(7)
Protective silk
Protective b
J: Tyler Gaffalione
T: Todd Pletcher
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 4 wins from 15 in the last 14 days (27%)
Four-race maiden who needs to improve a lot, but bred for stamina both sides
33d3-2
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: -
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 May 24 Bba Belmont At The Big A 9f Fs 3yG3 8-6 b 3/6 Antiquarian (2L) 66/10 - 109
6 Apr 24 Aqu Aqueduct 9f Fs 3yG2 8-11 b1 3/12 Resilience (3¾L) 38/1 - 103
10 Mar 24 Tmp Tampa Bay Downs 8f Fs 3y 8-8 4/5 More Vino (2¼L) 3/5F - -
22 Jul 23 Sar Saratoga 6f Fs 2y 8-7 2/10 Valentine Candy (¾L) 68/10 - -
8
(8)
Honor Marie silk
Honor Marie
J: Florent Geroux
T: D Whitworth Beckman
Got well behind with troubled start when eighth in the Kentucky Derby
825-12
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: -
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 May 24 Chu Churchill Downs 10f Fs 3yG1 9-0 8/20 Mystik Dan (13½L) 149/10 - 107
23 Mar 24 Fgr Fair Grounds 9.5f Fs 3yG2 8-10 2/11 Catching Freedom (1L) 78/10 - 114
18 Feb 24 Fgr Fair Grounds 9f S 3yG2 8-10 5/12 Sierra Leone (6¼L) 73/10 - 105
25 Nov 23 Chu Churchill Downs 8.5f Fs 2yG2 8-10 1/8 Real Men Violin (2L) 44/5 - 115
9
(9)
Sierra Leone silk
Sierra Leone b
J: Flavien Prat
T: Chad C Brown
Going Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts on this ground (67%)
Wide route into the straight/waywardness cost him when nose 2nd to Mystik Dan in KY Derby
211-21
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: -
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 May 24 Chu Churchill Downs 10f Fs 3yG1 9-0 b 2/20 Mystik Dan (nse) 48/10 - 121
6 Apr 24 Kee Keeneland 9f Fs 3yG1 8-11 b 1/10 Just A Touch (1½L) 5/3F - 122
18 Feb 24 Fgr Fair Grounds 9f S 3yG2 8-10 b1 1/12 Track Phantom (½L) 27/10F - 118
2 Dec 23 Aqu Aqueduct 9f M 2yG2 8-6 2/10 Dornoch (nse) 4/1 - 104
4 Nov 23 Aqu Aqueduct 8f Fs 2y 8-7 1/7 Change Of Command (1¼L) 16/5 - -
10
(10)
Mindframe silk
Mindframe
J: Irad Ortiz Jr
T: Todd Pletcher
2-2 in minor races over 7f-8.5f; big jump in class and trip, but potentially up to it
11
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: -
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 May 24 Chu Churchill Downs 8.5f St 3yCl 8-6 1/8 Cornishman (7½L) 9/20F - 109
30 Mar 24 Gul Gulfstream Park 7f Fs 3y 8-6 1/11 One Sharp Cookie (14L) 11/10F - -
Verdict

The final race of this season's Triple Crown and SIERRA LEONE, a nose second in the Kentucky Derby, is taken to prove best this time.

Verdict silk image
Sierra Leone

Betting Forecast:

6/4 Sierra Leone,

7/2 Mindframe,

11/2 Seize The Grey,

7/1 Mystik Dan,

12/1 Resilience,

16/1 Antiquarian,

Honor Marie,

20/1 Dornoch,

25/1 The Wine Steward,

33/1 Protective

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