Belmont Park: The Championship Track (Hardcover)

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By Kimberly Gatto, Michael Blowen (Foreword by)
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Belmont Park is best known for the annual Belmont Stakes, the challenging final leg of racing's Triple Crown. But Belmont is also renowned because nearly every American champion Thoroughbred has competed on its grounds. Named for the illustrious Belmont family, the track has seen many exciting races since it opened in 1905. In addition to the eleven Triple Crown winners, Belmont Park has hosted legends of yesteryear--such as Man o' War and Nashua--and modern-day superstars like Curlin and Rachel Alexandra. In addition to the Belmont Stakes, the track is home to other important races, including the Jockey Club Gold Cup and the Met Mile," and it periodically hosts the Breeder's Cup. Join author Kimberly Gatto as she explores Belmont's most exciting moments.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781540232267
ISBN-10: 1540232263
Publisher: History Press Library Editions
Publication Date: May 28th, 2013
Pages: 178
Language: English