Belmont’s Memorial Day Card Packed With State-Bred Stakes Races

Belmont Park - Chelsea Durand/Coglianese Photography If you thought that the upcoming racing action on Saturday and Sunday at Belmont Park seemed a bit thin in terms of stakes races, you’re correct, but that’s because Belmont is saving most of the weekend action for Memorial Day. Six of the ten races on Belmont’s Monday card are stakes races for New York-breds, and all of them are shaping up to be competitive events with plenty of options for bettors. [...]

Charles Town Classic Highlights Stakes-Filled Card at Charles Town

Diversify winning the 2017 Jockey Club Gold Cup - Photo by Coglianese Photos/Chelsea Durand. Although there aren’t any Kentucky Derby prep races to look forward to this Saturday, handicappers are nevertheless in for a treat thanks to a terrific card at Charles Town that includes nine stakes races. Let’s take a quick look at some of the main contenders in each event…. Race 3: Its Binn Too Long Stakes Pure speed could be the most important factor in [...]