Belmont, NYFinger Lakes Times

Essential Quality beats Hot Rod Charlie to win 153rd Belmont Stakes

ELMONT, N.Y. — In the summer of last year at Keeneland, Brad Cox had just seen Essential Quality complete a strong workout when the trainer made a proclamation. “That’s my Belmont Stakes horse,” Cox said. And he was right. You can forget the fact that Cox has made that statement...
Belmont, NYABC News

'Formidable group' of horses finish Triple Crown at Belmont

NEW YORK -- The Kentucky Derby winner could be disqualified for the second time in three years, the Preakness winner pulled off a big upset and now nobody knows who is the best 3-year-old horse in the country. Perhaps it'll be settled at the Belmont Stakes on Saturday. The Belmont...

Alfred Village Police Had To Get A Donkey Off A Porch

ALFRED, NY – Alfred Village Police Chief Paul Griffith tells Wlea News, that a donkey ended up on a village resident’s porch. “Just the other night, one of my officers was out, because there was a donkey on somebody’s back porch,” Griffith said on this morning’s Newsmaker Show. “The donkey was making a mess of the back porch, knocking things over, and the officer, to get it to move, had to give it a little drive stun, from a taser, to get it off the porch.”
Belmont, NYSaratogian

The first Belmont belonged to a filly

Ruthless was exactly what her name suggested she was. The most accomplished of the famed “Barbarous Battalion,” Ruthless earned her high place in racing history by winning the first edition of the Belmont Stakes in 1867 at Jerome Park and the fourth running of the Travers later that summer at Saratoga.