Belmont Stakes Day Offers Six Grade 1 Races

Belmont Stakes Day Offers Six Grade 1 Races

Belmont Stakes Day Offers Six Grade 1 Races

Most importantly the Breeders’ Cup Challenge races offer the winner a free pass to the year-end championships.

Acorn Stakes 3-year-old fillies

Belmont Stakes the final jewel of the Triple Crown

Longines Just a Game Stakes the best female milers in the country

Mohegan Sun Metropolitan Handicap $1 million purse and an expenses-paid berth in the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile

Ogden Phipps Stakes fillies and mares at 1 1/16 miles a lead up to the Distaff

Woodford Reserve Manhattan Stakes 1 ¼ miles on the turf, and with a $1 million purse the race is often targeted by top turf males.

What began as a one day, 7-race event has grown into a two-day, $28 million extravaganza attracting the best horses, trainers, and owners from across the globe. It has also become the unofficial end and culmination of the thoroughbred-racing season, often with the Breeders’ Cup Classic being the deciding factor in Horse of the Year. And while these two days have seen legends born, history made, and fortunes won, the greatest part is that the best is still yet to come.

The Races

Juvenile Turf
Las Vegas Dirt Mile
Juvenile Fillies Turf
Longines Distaff
14 Hands Winery Juvenile Fillies
Filly & Mare Turf
TwinSpires Sprint
Turf Sprint
Sentient Jet Juvenile
Longines Turf
Filly & Mare Sprint

Epicharis Vs Classic Empire: Belmont Stakes 2017

The possible Belmont Stakes field includes: Classic Empire, Epicharis, Gormley, J Boys Echo, Lookin At Lee, Patch, Senior Investment, Tapwrit, and Twisted Tom.


Epicharis the Japanese colt by Gold Allure, a son of the legendary 1989 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Sunday Silence is ready for the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes on June 10.

Classic Empire

Classic Empire (foaled March 21, 2014) was named the American Champion Two-Year-Old Male Horse of 2016 after winning the Breeders’ Futurity Stakes and Breeders’ Cup Juvenile. After several setbacks at the start of his three-year-old campaign, he won the Arkansas Derby, finished a troubled fourth in the Kentucky Derby, then second by a head in the Preakness Stakes.

He is by Pioneerof the Nile, best known as the sire of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah. Classic Empire’s dam, Sambuca Classica, was winless on the racetrack but came from distinguished bloodlines. She had already produced two stakes winners before foaling Classic Empire.

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