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Article: Belmont Day Could be a Wet One

June 10th, 2011 (No Comments)

Belmont Day Could be a Wet One http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/63512/belmont-day-could-be-a-wet-one If the forecast is correct, Saturday’s Belmont Stakes (gr. I) could be run over a wet track, a factor that will be considered by many handicappers. One day after racing was canceled June 9 at Belmont Park—with the high temperature reaching 92 degrees—the National Weather Service was forecasting […]

Article: The Guardians of Racing’s Slow Death – NYTimes.com

June 10th, 2011 (No Comments)

Well written-and reasoned-article.  The stats about average starts per year after Lasix are eye opening!  The Guardians of Racing’s Slow Death – NYTimes.com http://therail.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/06/10/the-guardians-of-racings-slow-death/ When injections of furosemide and doses of aminocaproic acid to control exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage are given to starters in the 143rd Belmont Stakes Saturday, it might be the last time an […]

Article: Could third time be charm? – Albany Times Union

June 10th, 2011 (No Comments)

Plus he’s got new shoes for the Belmont! Could third time be charm? – Albany Times Union http://www.timesunion.com/sports/article/Could-third-time-be-charm-1418156.php ELMONT — After Saturday’s Belmont Stakes, three horses will have run in all three legs of the Triple Crown. So far, only one, Mucho Macho Man, has nothing to show for it. “Shackleford (Preakness) won his and […]

Article: Belmont Win Would be Special for Albertrani

June 10th, 2011 (1 Comment)

Good story:  I’m rooting for you, Tom! Belmont Win Would be Special for Albertrani http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/63502/belmont-win-would-be-special-for-albertrani Tom Albertrani has done just about everything around a racetrack—walk hots, groom, exercise horses, and ride them in the afternoons. He has found his real calling, however, as a trainer. And June 11, he hopes to fill in a gap […]

Article: Time off after Kentucky Derby may work in Nehro’s favor for Belmont Stakes

June 10th, 2011 (No Comments)

Time off after Kentucky Derby may work in Nehro’s favor for Belmont Stakes http://www.nola.com/horseracing/index.ssf/2011/06/time_off_after_kentucky_derby.html Recent Belmont Stakes history supports their decision. In the past five Belmonts, none of the winners came out of the Preakness. Three of those Belmont winners, including Drosselmeyer last year, were debuting in the Triple Crown series. The other two — […]

Michael Pizzolla’s 2011 Belmont Stakes ValueCapping Rant

June 9th, 2011 (No Comments)

OK, maybe I got carried away. This year’s Belmont Rant turned out to be 19 pages, and 3,200 words. You can read it here: http://winnersform.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/RANT-Belmont-Stakes-20117.pdf Posted via email from Michael Pizzolla On ValueCapping™, Horse Racing, And Technology

Article: Heat KO’s Belmont’s June 9 Card

June 9th, 2011 (No Comments)

Let’s hope this heat really does abate by Saturday  Don’t like the thought of these young colts going a mile and a half in the sweltering heat.  Heat KO’s Belmont’s June 9 Card http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/63483/heat-kos-belmonts-june-9-card Racing for June 9 has been canceled at Belmont Park due to potentially record-breaking temperatures, it was announced by New York […]

Article: Animal Kingdom made 2-1 favorite in Belmont Stakes

June 9th, 2011 (No Comments)

Animal Kingdom made 2-1 favorite in Belmont Stakes http://www.suntimes.com/sports/horseracing/5851432-417/animal-kingdom-made-2-1-favorite-in-belmont-stakes.html NEW YORK — The 1-2 finishers in the Kentucky Derby are 1-2 on the morning line for the Belmont Stakes. Derby winner Animal Kingdom was made the 2-1 favorite for the final leg of the Triple Crown on Saturday, with Derby runner-up Nehro the second choice […]

Article: Mucho Macho Man gets new shoes, jockey for Belmont Stakes

June 9th, 2011 (No Comments)

Interesting  Didn’t know he lost a shoe in the Preakness… Mucho Macho Man gets new shoes, jockey for Belmont Stakes http://www.nola.com/horseracing/index.ssf/2011/06/mucho_macho_man_gets_new_shoes.html ELMONT, N.Y. – Mucho Macho Man, who lost his right front shoe at the start of the Louisiana Derby and his left front shoe in the Preakness, will be wearing fitted, synthetic shoes in […]

Article: Horse Racing Picture – Italy Photo – National Geographic Photo of the Day

June 8th, 2011 (No Comments)

Having been to Sienna and seen this race, I can attest that it is a spectacular horse race! Horse Racing Picture – Italy Photo – National Geographic Photo of the Day http://photography.nationalgeographic.com/photography/photo-of-the-day/jockeys-piazza-del-campo/ One year of hopes, no more than ninety seconds to make the dream come true. Ten jockeys, dressed in the representative colors of […]

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