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Justify won the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes, becoming the 13th Triple Crown winner. Hugh Deucey Photo

Lucky 13! Justify Becomes 13th Triple Crown Winner

Justify became the 13th Triple Crown winner when he claimed the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes in a wire-to-wire victory under Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith, on Saturday at Belmont Park. The three-year-old colt, bred by British Columbia’s…

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NYRA to Permit Equine Nasal Strips

The three Stewards at Belmont Park unanimously agreed, On May 19th, to allow the use of equine nasal strips for all horses running at racetracks of The New York Racing Association, Inc (NYRA), effective immediately. California Chrome will be permitted…

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The Belmont Stakes Will Run

The labour dispute that threatened to derail this weekend’s Belmont Stakes has been settled. “I am pleased that by coming together, NYRA and IBEW Local 3 have been able to forge a labor contract agreement that helps allow the much-anticipated…

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Labour Dispute Threatens Belmont Stakes

The union representing the maintenance crew and starters at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y could go on strike Friday, threatening to dash I’ll Have Another’s hopes of taking the Triple Crown on Saturday. The New York Racing Association (NYRA) has…

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Get Tickets to the Belmont Stakes Now

With I’ll Have Another set to pursue a sweep of the Triple Crown following his victory in Saturday’s Preakness Stakes, tickets to the 144th running of the Grade 1, $1 million Belmont Stakes on June 9th are certain to be…

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