HISTORY OF THE BOLTON SPRINT

Feature racing for the 2020-21 season draws to a close this Saturday with the running of the Listed Bolton Sprint at Belmont Park. Below is a snapshot of the races’ history. BOLTON SPRINT OVERVIEW The H.G.Bolton Sprint, a 1200m Listed race, was named in honour of Harry Bolton, who was considered the foremost administrator of racing…

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THE TOP 7 FROM BELMONT PARK

1-DRUMMOND GOLF BELMONT CLASSIC. The lead-up to the Listed event might have been a little underwhelming with just six starters to contest, but it delivered on the day with an exciting three-way finish and just a length and a half separating the field. A short head and short half-head the margin between Baronova, Truly Reliable…

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TENA KOUTOU: A DURRANT CLASSIC

The way Tena Koutou came through his Aquanita Stakes (2000m) victory has trainer Adam Durrant upbeat about his chances of taking out a feature race double at Belmont Park. Tena Koutou dominated the Aquanita Stakes a fortnight back and enhanced his staying credentials when he surged clear over the final stages to defeat Crescent City…

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VINCENT IS TRULY RELIABLE

Trainer Ray Vincent is optimistic he can claim his first stakes victory at Belmont Park on Saturday. Vincent will saddle up Truly Reliable in the Listed Drummond Golf Belmont Classic (2200m). Vincent believes his confidence in Truly Reliable measuring up is warranted following his encouraging third in last fortnight’s Aquanita Stakes. The three-year-old son of…

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RED CAN MAN TO IMPROVE IN MELBOURNE

Mornington trainer David Brideoake is forgiving of Red Can Man’s Melbourne debut and anticipates an improved performance from the former West Australian galloper at Caulfield on Saturday. Having his first start in Victoria, Red Can Man finished seventh to The Astrologist when he started favourite in the Jack Styring OAM Sprint (1100m) at Flemington three…

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YEAH DARDY RECEIVES BEAUFINE SUPPORT

Yeah Dardy is an outside chance to win the Listed Beaufine Stakes (1000m), but trainer Justine Erkelens believes he can buck the odds and cause an upset at Belmont Park on Saturday. Yeah Dardy has not raced since March, but Erkelens has elected to roll the dice and tackle the Beaufine Stakes first up after…

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