HORSE RACING

Sheridan: If a Filly Wins the Kentucky Derby, Remember When the Blinders Came Off Stillwater Cove

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Fillies don’t win the Kentucky Derby much. It has happened only four times, and none since Winning Colors did it in 1981. But if history is turned on its head in 2019, y’all should remember the afternoon that Wesley Ward took the blinders off Stillwater Cove at the Spa. Ward does not run a lot of horses …

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Justify Faces Multiple Upset Threats At Belmont Stakes

Justify faces serious upset threats at the Belmont Stakes

Trainer Bob Baffert won the 2015 Triple Crown with American Pharoah and he’s guardedly optimistic that Justify can do the same. “You have to prepare yourself for disappointment,” Baffert told reporters last week. “We were quietly confident (with American Pharoah), but you still have to do it. You don’t know how the race is going to play out, but I just …

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2018 Belmont Stakes Odds: Justify is an odds-on favorite to win the Triple Crown

2018 Belmont Stakes Odds: Justify is an odds-on favorite to win the Triple Crown

Justify is looking to make history next Saturday at the 150th Belmont Stakes. This horse won the Kentucky Derby in impressive fashion a few weeks ago and followed that up with a narrow victory at the Preakness Stakes two weeks later. Now, he is aiming to become the 13th horse to win the Triple Crown and just the second to …

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2018 Belmont Stakes Odds: Patriots Betting on Gronkowski

Rob Gronkowski, NFL, New England Patriots

The New England Patriots have a clear favorite heading into the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes: Gronkowski. The horse, named after the New England tight end, faces long odds, but he will have the defending AFC champions in his corner. Rob G. owns a stake in the horse, he announced ahead of the Kentucky Derby. The ownership group said …

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2018 Belmont Stakes: Horses to Watch, Predictions and Betting Odds

Justify, Belmont Stakes, Horse Racing

Justify is looking to make history in the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes. With a win, Justify would become only the second horse to win a Triple Crown since 1978. If any trainer could accomplish the rare feat, however, it’s likely Bob Baffert. Baffert, Justify’s trainer, also trained American Pharoah, who claimed the Triple Crown in 2015. Justify has …

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2018 Preakness Stakes Post Positions: Justify Odds-on Favorite at 7

2018 Preakness Stakes Post Positions Justify Odds-on Favorite at 7

With the 2018 Preakness Stakes only days away, the race’s governing body has released the horses’ post positions. With Justify coming off a Kentucky Derby victory, Bob Baffert and his horse are the odds-on favorite. Justify will race in the seven position. Below is the full lineup with positions. 1: Quip 2: Lone Sailor 3: Sporting Chance 4: Diamond King …

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