Feature racing returns to Belmont Park on Saturday with the running of the Group 3 Belmont Sprint. Here is an overview of the race that has seen notable horses like Luckygray, Grand Nirvana, Elite Belle, Let Go Thommo, Modem, Burgess Queen and Rock Magic grace its honour roll.
BELMONT SPRINT OVERVIEW
The Belmont Sprint was first staged in 1963 and won by Free Style.
It was held over 1200m from 1963-72 & 1974-77, 1300m from 1973 & 1978-81 and 1400 since 1982.
Since 1980 it has held Group 3 status.
BELMONT SPRINT JOCKEYS.
Paul Harvey and Dan Staeck share the best Belmont Sprint riding record with three wins each.