Belmont Favorite Irish War Cry Looks to Rebound on Saturday

Belmont Park crowd

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ELMONT, N.Y. — The last time we saw New Jersey’s horse, he was making a left turn, looking for a street that didn’t exist at the start of the Kentucky Derby. Quicker than you can shout, “Typical Jersey driver!” the inevitable happened. The Jersey horse slammed into Tapwrit, who hit McCraken, who bumped Classic Empire, who… [Read more…]

10 things to know about N.J.’s Kentucky Derby favorite Irish War Cry

The 2017 Kentucky Derby will be held on Saturday, May 6, at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., and New Jersey-bred Irish War Cry is expected to be one of the favorites in the first race of the year’s Triple Crown. Here’s a look at the thoroughbred who will be trying to make history. View Slideshow… [Read more…]