Belmont Stakes

Test Of The Champion

Justify isn’t American Pharoah. He wasn’t a 2-year-old champion bred and built to win the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont

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Mike Out To Spoil A Nation’s Party

De Kock races horses in his native South Africa, where he is regarded as the Babe Ruth of the barn set, and also in Dubai and occasionally in the U.S. He’s saddled winners in England, Singapore and Hong Kong.

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Monster Deal For Pharoah

“We have a horse that’s a unique talent that is going for the Triple Crown, and we’re pleased to be associated with a beverage brand like Monster,” said American Pharoah owner Ahmed Zayat, whose riches came from selling his own beverage company to Heineken in 2002. “We hope the drink gives our horse that extra kick.”

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Mubtaahij Draws Rail

Eighth-place Derby finisher Mubtaahij (10-1), with jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. engaged to ride for the first time, will be assigned to the rail for trainer Mike de Kock.

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De Kock’s New Jockey

He has ridden many popular horses throughout his young career, including 2012 champion 3-year-old filly Questing, Kid Cruz, Vyjack and Birdatthewire

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Mubtaahij Flying In Work

Mike De Kock’s Belmont Stakes hopeful Mubtaahij took to Belmont Park’s inner turf course along with stablemate Umgiyo and posted a bullet five-furlong breeze two days after his arrival, on Sunday

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The Candyman Set For Return To Saddle

The Sporting Post can break the news this evening that the ‘Candyman’ is expected to be back in action soon after returning from Australia following the family’s move Down Under in July last year

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