The sports schedule has never been busier or better and horse racing continues to be a big part of it. This week Belmont Park will lead the way with some of the best horses, jockeys, and trainers in North America. The home of the Belmont Stakes will have loaded cards on both Thursday and Friday with two of the biggest races of the week with the $100,000 Joseph A Gimma Stakes on Thursday and the $100,000 Bertram F Bongard Stakes on Friday.
Let’s now take a look at the highlights of this week’s schedule from tracks across North America!
Belmont Park – Elmont, New York – Thursday and Friday
Thursday’s Belmont Park schedule has a total of nine races with the main event being the $100,000 Joseph A Gimma Stakes. On Friday there are nine more races at Belmont with the main event being the $100,000 Bertram F Bongard Stakes.
So far at the new Belmont meet Manuel Franco is the first place jockey with over $307,000 in earnings. Franco has 35 starts with six wins, six second, and seven third place finishes. Franco has a win percentage of 17% with a top three finish rate off 51%.
Jose Lezcano is in second place at Belmont Park with over $296,000 in winnings. Lezcano has 32 starts with five wins, seven second, and six third place finishes. His win percentage is 16% with a top three finish rate of 56%.
Luis Saez is in third place at Belmont Park with over $258,000 in earnings. Saez has a total of 29 starts with six wins, two second, and four third place finishes. His win percentage is 21% with a top three finish rate of 41%.
Christophe Clement is the lead trainer at Belmont Park with over $176,000 in earnings. Clement has nine starts with four wins, and four second place finishes. His win percentage is 44% with a top three finish rate of 89%.
Remington Park – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – Thursday and Friday
Thursday has a total of nine races on the Remington Park Card. Friday also has a total of nine races on the schedule.
The first place jockey at Remington Park is David Cabrera with over $475,000 in earnings. Cabrera has 120 starts with 23 wins, 22 second, and 21 third place finishes. His win percentage is at 19% with a top three finish rate of 55%.
Second place in the Remington Park jockey standings is Stewart Elliott with over $338,000 in earnings. Elliott has 87 starts with 14 wins, 18 second, and 15 third place finishes. His win percentage is 16% with a top three finish rate of 54%.
In third place at Remington Park is Lane J Luzzi with over $294,000 in winnings. Luzzi has 75 starts with 14 wins, seven second, and 14 third place finishes.
Delaware Park – Wilmington, Delaware – Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday
There are 10 races on the Monday, Delaware Park card. Wednesday offers 10 more races at Delaware. So too does Thursday have a total of 10 races on the Delaware card.
Prairie Meadows - Altoona, Iowa – Monday and Friday
There are seven races on the Monday Prairie Meadows card. Friday will bring a total of 10 races to the Prairie Meadows schedule.
Woodbine – Rexdale, Ontario – Thursday and Friday
Woodbine will have eight races on the Thursday schedule. For Friday Woodbine has 10 more races on the schedule.
Parx Racing – Bensalem, Pennsylvania – Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday
On Monday Parx Racing has a total of 11 races on the schedule. There are 11 more races on the Parx Racing card for both Tuesday and Wednesday.
Golden Gate Fields – Albany, California – Thursday and Friday
There are seven races on the Golden Gate Thursday card. And then Friday will offer eight more races on the Golden Gate schedule.
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