Pletcher, Jacobson, Castellano Top Belmont Meet


The Belmont spring/summer meet concluded Sunday with Todd Pletcher, Javier Castellano and David Jacobson taking home the top honors. Trainer Todd Pletcher saddled 43 winners during the meet, including Dame Dorothy (Bernardini) in the GIII Bed ‘o Roses S., Rock Fall (Speightstown) in the GII True North S., Madefromlucky (Lookin at Lucky) in the GII Peter Pan S., Curalina (Curlin) in the GI Acorn S. and Coach Inge (Big Brown) in the GII Brooklyn S. Chad Brown was second with 33 winners. Owner and trainer David Jacobson took home the owner’s award with 13 winners. Michael Dubb was second with 11. Jockey Javier Castellano rode 56 winners to take his third consecutive Belmont spring/summer meet title. Some of his top wins include the GI Metropolitan H. aboard Honor Code (A.P. Indy), the GIII Victory Ride on Irish Jasper (First Defence), as well as teaming up with Pletcher for wins in the Bed ‘o Roses, True North and Peter Pan.

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