Irish War Cry, 10th in the Kentucky Derby in his latest start, would not have been the Belmont favorite if Classic Empire hadn't scratched earlier this week because of a foot injury.
J Boys Echo ran well in NY and beat a horse called Cloud Computing, who won a nice race three weeks ago for us.
To the immediate outside of Lookin at Lee in the seventh post position is Irish War Cry, the current favorite at 4-to-1 odds.
The first four Belmont finishers followed a well-worn path: run in the Kentucky Derby, skip the Preakness and come back fresh for the Belmont. Tapwrit finished sixth at Churchill Downs, a feat that Boston Globe writer Joe Sullivan considers "laudable" considering the traffic problems Tapwrit faced in the Derby. Gormley was running close to Tapwrit in fourth position. Up front, Irish War Cry put away Meantime and appeared a likely victor at the top of Belmont's long stretch.
Tapwrit's winning time for 1 1/2 miles was 2:30.02.
"I knew he didn't like the track", Ortiz said. Always Dreaming and Cloud Computing both skipped the 149th running of the Belmont, and news broke Wednesday that would-be favorite Classic Empire could not make the race due to a hoof abscess.
The $800,000 winner's check gave the son of Tapit from the Successful Appeal mare, Appealing Zophie lifetime earnings of $1.14 million with millions and millions in purse money available before he retires to a lucrative breeding career. Brands and Preakness Stakes brought an unsettling mix of excitement and anxiety for trainerTodd Pletcher.
Tapwrit was moved outside of Irish War Cry by Ortiz as they hit the top of the stretch and they were able to wear down the leader and pass him nearing the sixteenth pole. He can do whatever I want him to do, I think, so it just depends on what's happening in the race. He earned $800,000 for his owners, Bridlewood Farm, Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners and Robert LaPenta, and with a record of 4-1-0 from eight starts, has earned $1,143,902, nearly as much as his purchase price of $1.2 million at the 2015 Fasig-Tipton yearling sales in Saratoga Springs, New York. So, that leaves Irish War Cryas the favorite for the Belmont Stakes. "Through the years, there's been some pretty good-priced horses". Tapwrit is cycling back to his A-race, from a speed figure standpoint.
Smith said, "That was for Holy Bull", who was euthanized at the age of 26 this week and whom Smith rode to victory in the Met Mile in 1994, less than three months before he put together the greatest Travers victory I've ever seen. However, there were several very interesting horses racing on Saturday, including the one-eyed horse Patch, who showed in third.
"Unbelievable", Jose Ortiz said of his first Belmont victory. The distance-I was sure he could handle it.
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