Sport: At Belmont Park

By the time the Belmont Stakes is run each year, at Belmont Park near Manhattan, the racing season is usually far enough advanced for experts to have a clear idea of which horses are the year's best three-year-olds. Sometimes there is an odds-on favorite, as was Man O'War who set an American record when he won the Belmont in 1920. Sometimes, especially when a horse not entered in the Kentucky Derby meets the Derby winner in the Belmont, it is a great match race. It was supposed to be a match race a...

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