Posts Tagged ‘Catch’
The Belmont Stakes is the third and final leg of the venerated US Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing, while the Kentucky Derby is the first leg and the Preakness, the second. As always, this year too, the 2010 Belmont Stakes will be hosted at the Belmont Park Racecourse in New York, US on 5 June, Saturday. Like the Kentucky Derby, the Belmont Stakes is also a Grade I race; the fourth most attended million dollar US Grade I Stakes race and boasts a purse value of $1 million. The event is meant for three year old colts, fillies and geldings. Past winners include popular names such as Summer Bird, Bird Stone, Tabasco Cat and the forever favorite of horse fans all over the world; Secretariat. Horse lovers can now virtually run racing megastars such as Secretariat online in 3D simulation horse games for free.
Following the unexpected demise of the great champion Personal Ensign, the horse racing industry has witnessed the death of yet another legendary race horse, Viewed on Sunday18 April 2010. The popular Australian Thoroughbred racing superstar was euthanized due to complications of a twisted bowel at Think Bid Stud. Owned by Dato Tan Chin Nam, this magnificent stallion swanks an incredible racing career including major wins like the 2008 Brisbane Cup, the 2009 Caulfield and the 2008 Melbourne Cup. Horse fans can catch up with the most up-to-date news and recent happenings in the horse racing industry by subscribing to the newsletters offered by websites of horse racing games online.