Robert Evan’s Tonalist rallied late to edge Commissioner to win the June 7 Belmont Stakes (gr. I). California Chrome, bidding for the Triple Crown, finished in a dead-heat for fourth with Wicked Strong behind Medal Count. The 1 1/2-mile distance of the Belmont at Belmont Park has been “heartbreak highway” for 3-year-olds since Affirmed last won the Triple Crown 36 years ago in 1978. The time for the 12 furlongs was 2:28.52. Tonalist, a son of Tapit –Settling Mist, by Pleasant Colony, was bred in Kentucky by Woodslane Farm. WinStar Farm’s Commissioner went for the early lead from post 8 [More]
In the world of endurance horse racing, rider and trainer Pedro Pablo Gomez knows his animals need more than speed to finish a race. He treats his horses like professional athletes, emphasizing “rest and repair.” Gomez lived for a decade in Jordan, where he learned to understand the lives of the famed Arabian horses. Read more about this challenging endurance race: PRODUCTION: Tres Tercios VIDEOGRAPHERS: Francisco Rodríguez and Jeremy Hatcher SOUND: Max Scheleff EDITOR: Daniela Camino COLORIST: Felipe Bello SOUND EDITOR: Andrel Uribe MUSIC: Chilleminor Piano
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