How to Bet the Peter Pan/ Man o’ War Double at Belmont Park

Sadler's Joy winning the Sword Dancer Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga -Photo by NYRA/Chelsea Durand/Adam Coglianese Photography The action in New York heats up on Saturday at Belmont Park as a stakes-laden card is headlined by the $700,000 Grade 1 Man o’ War. The all-stakes Pick 4 that commences in Race 8 with the $150,000 Runhappy Stakes will be an extremely popular horizontal wager, but I am also interested in the last Daily Double on the 11-race slate. [...]

Zhukova Back at Belmont Park for Flower Bowl

Irish mare Zhukova has already crossed the Atlantic once for a grade one victory on the Belmont Park turf. On Sunday, she seeks a second. The Dermot Weld-trained mare beat the males in the 1 3/8-mile Man o’ War Stakes earlier this year. This time it’s the fillies and mares she’s taking on, in the Flower Bowl Stakes (G1) over 1 ¼ miles. The race is a Breeders’ Cup Challenge race, with the winner gaining a spot in the Breeders’ [...]