GII Wonder Again S.

Air Quality Issues Force Belmont to Cancel Thursday's Card; Optimism for the Weekend

ELMONT, NY -- With unhealthy air quality conditions continuing to impact Long Island and all of New York State due to the Canadian wildfires, live racing at Belmont Park Thursday--the first of three days of the highly anticipated Belmont Stakes Racing Festival--was canceled. Thursday's co-featured GII Wonder Again S. and Jersey Girl S. will be redrawn today and brought back for Sunday's card. As previously announced late Wednesday evening, training was canceled at both Saratoga Race Course and Belmont Park for Thursday morning. "Safety is paramount as we navigate this...

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Pair of Stakes Kick Off Belmont Stakes Racing Festival Thursday

ELMONT, NY - A pair of stakes races, led by the featured GII Wonder Again S. for 3-year-old fillies on grass, will raise the curtain on the three-day Belmont Stakes Racing Festival Thursday afternoon. Repole Stable's Spansive (Karakontie {Jpn}) will put her perfect two-for-two record on the line for Todd Pletcher while making her stakes debut in the eight-deep Wonder Again. Trainer Chad Brown will have three chances for his fifth Wonder Again win. He will saddle 5-2 morning-line favorite Revalita (Fr) (Recoletos {Fr}), a rallying second in the GII...

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