155th Belmont Stakes Race Day: Winners Tracker

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FILE – Riders workout with horses at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., June 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

ELMONT – One of the biggest horse-racing days across the globe is upon us as thousands of people flock to Belmont Park for the 155th running of the Belmont Stakes. 

While most eyes will be on the final race of the day, there are 11 additional races featuring some of the best horses and jockeys on the planet to watch, and plenty of money on the line. 

We’ll have the confirmed winners throughout the day here in what should be another exciting day for horse racing.

1st Race Winner – Love to Shop (5/2 Odds)

The favorite in the first race of the day took home the victory in this Maiden race. Love to Shop is trained by Todd Pletcher, raced by Tyler Gaffalione, and owned by Repole Stable.

Spun Special (8/1) came in second with Oolong Hai(8/1)  finishing in third. 

2nd Race Winner – Lisa’s Vision (8/1 Odds)

Flavien Prat picked up his 54th victory as the Jockey for Lisa’s Vision in the second race of the day. Lisa’s Vision was in the sixth position to start and is owned by Anthony R Pettograsso. 

Silver Skillet finished second (10/1) while Weekend Rags (3/1) finished third. Solib, the favorite at almost a 5/2 odds, did not place in the top three. 

45th Running of the True North Winner –  Elite Power (4/5 Odds)

Considered by many the best sprinter in America last year, Elite Power continued his dominance with a convincing victory in the True North. Owned by Juddmonte and jockeyed by Irad Ortiz, Elite Power beat out other horses like Anarchist (10/1) and Strobe (2/1) for the top finish. 

The True North Winner is run by only four-year-olds and upwards. Elite Power walked into the race tied for 17th in the official World’s Best Racehorse Rankings. 

4th Race Winner – Life Changer (7/2 Odds)

Gastas Stables picked up their first win of the day with Life Changer coming out on top in the fourth race at Belmont. Life Changer was trained by John Terranova II and jockeyed by Joel Rosario. 

Bouncer and Twelth Man finished second and third respectively. 

38th Running of The Poker Winner – Emmanuel (6/1 odds)

WinStar Farms claimed the victory in the 38th running of The Poker with Emmanuel etching out a late comeback in the final seconds to win. It was Todd Pletcher’s second Belmont victory of the day and Irad Ortiz’s second as well. 

Filo Di Arianna(5)  finished in second while the initial favorite, Chez Pierre (2/5) finished in third. 

134th Running of the Brooklyn Winner – Next (3/1 Odds)

Michael Foster picks up his first win Saturday when his horse Next took home the victory in the 134 running of The Brooklyn. Next cruised to victory throughout the race while Calibrate (10/1) and Red Run (6/1) finished behind him. The victory was the first recorded win for trainer William Cowans and jockey Luan Machado. 

55th Running of the Ogden Phipps Winner – Clairiere (6/5 Odds)

“Win and You’re in Breeders’ Cup Distaff Division”

In a close finish, Clairiere pulled off the victory with a last-leg rush to the finish line over Search Results (4/1). The win puts Stonestreet Stables’ horse in the Breeders’ Cup and was the 59th win for Joel Rosario as a jockey – his second win of the day. 

Played Hard (6/1) finished in third. 

39th Running of the Woody Stephens Presented by Mohegan Sun Winner – Arabian Lion (4/1 Odds)

Arabian Lion became the favorite later in the day and was Bob Baffert’s first win of the day. Owned by Zedan Racing Stables, the three-year-old outlasted Drew Gold’s (7/2) and Gilmore while coming from the third position. 

40th Running of the Jaipur Winner – Caravel (3/1 Odds)

“Win and You’re In the Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint Division”

Caravel quickly became the favorite by 5/2 odds before the race began and used the incoming turn to win the 40th running of the Jaipur. Caravel is owned by the Qatar Racing Group and trained by Brad Cox. Cox has two horses racing later in the 155th running of the Belmont Stakes. 

Big Invasion (4/1) and Casa Creed (7/2) came in second and third respectively. 

130th Running of the Hill ‘n’ Dale Metropolitan Winner – Cody’s Wish (3/5 Odds)

At one point, Godolphin Stable’s horse was in sixth but the turn found the Metropolitan Winner winner racing past the fellow riders. William Mott recorded the win as a trainer while Junior Alvarado was the winning jockey. 

Zandon finished in second while White Abarrio finished in third. 

121st Running of The Resorts World Casino Manhattan Winner – 

The final race before the Belmont Stakes found Up To The Mark winning in decisive fashion at the Resorts World Casino Manhattan. It was Todd Pletcher’s third win of the day with St. Elias Stable as the owner of the favorite of the race. 

Soldier Rising (16/1) and Ottoman Fleet (2/1) finished second and third respectively. 

Results on the 155th running of the Belmont Stakes will follow shortly. 

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