Steve Matthews' Saratoga selections for Friday, Aug. 12

Best bet: LOOKIN TO FLY (10) Best value: QUEEN OF LIES (4) FIRST: Im...

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Steve Matthews' Saratoga selections for Thursday, Aug. 11

Best bet: H. T. XENA (8) Best value: SUCCULENT (10) FIRST: Cold Walker adds...

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Steve Matthews' Saratoga selections for Wednesday, Aug. 10

Best bet: MONTATHAM (7) Best value: FRANK'S ART (9) FIRST: Hurtgen Forest was a...

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Steve Matthews' Saratoga selections for Aug. 7

Best Bet: BLESS BLESS (10); Best Value: BOSS CARA (8) FIRST: Mo's Treasure owns...

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Steve Matthews' Saratoga selections for Saturday, Aug. 6

Best Bet: EXCURSIONNISTE (12); Best Value: SAFE CONDUCT (5) FIRST: Alexis Zorba should move...

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Steve Matthews' Saratoga selections for Wednesday, Aug. 3

Best bet: BUCKINGHAM PRINCE (8) Best value: ARTHURIAN (10) FIRST: Jumper alert: Another waste...

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Steve Matthews' Saratoga selections for Friday, Aug. 5

Best bet: SPYCRAFT (9) Best value: MAMA RINA (2) FIRST: Well Spent has fired...

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Steve Matthews' Saratoga selections for Thursday, Aug. 4

Best bet: WHO ME (6) Best value: R REPOSADO LOCA (10)  FIRST: Ocean Honey...

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Epicenter wins Jim Dandy at Saratoga

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Epicenter is back where trainer Steve Asmussen thinks he should...

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Steve Matthews' Saratoga selections for July 31

Best Bet: MAJORITY PARTNER (4); Best Value: DISENGAGE (10) FIRST: Royal Currency projects as...

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Belmont's fall meet moved to Aqueduct this year

Move allows for construction at Belmont Park to ensure it's ready for next year.

Steve Matthews' Saratoga selections for July 30

Best Bet: HOPE OVER FEAR (4); Best Value: FEATHERS ROAD (7) FIRST: Tatum, a...

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Steve Matthews' Saratoga selections for Friday, July 29

Best bet: MORE MANGO (10) Best value: BLAME IT ON MARY (4) FIRST: Southern...

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Steve Matthews' Saratoga selections for Thursday, July 28

Best bet: MUD PIE (9) Best value: DANCING SOPHIA (6) FIRST: She's Keen logged...

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Steve Matthews' Saratoga selections for Wednesday, July 27

Best bet: PHANTOM VISION (9) Best value: WEYHILL FARM RD. (3) FIRST: Ancient Times...

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Cyberknife wins Haskell at Monmouth

Cyberknife made a bold move along the rail to pass previously unbeaten Jack Christopher, then held off Bob Baffert's Taiba

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Baffert to saddle Haskell favorite Taiba

Baffert, who has won the Haskell nine times, is under suspension in certain jurisdictions but is allowed to race his horses at Monmouth. 

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Steve Matthews' Saratoga selections for Sunday, July 24

Best bet: BOLD VICTORY (8) Best value: PIVOTAL MISSION (10) FIRST: Wasabi Boy was...

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Steve Matthews' Saratoga selections for July 23

Best Bet: ROBIN SPARKLES (10); Best Value: WRITERS ROOM (7) FIRST: Mo's Treasure could...

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Steve Matthews' Saratoga selections for Friday, July 22

Best bet: SPIRIT AND GLORY (9) Best value: MAKART (6) FIRST: Wico was third when...

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Steve Matthews' Saratoga selections for Thursday, July 21

Best bet: I AM THE LAW (3) Best value: BIG PACKAGE (7) FIRST: Citizen...

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Steve Matthews' Saratoga selections for Wednesday, July 20

Best bet: DREAM CENTRAL (9) Best value: SPICY GINGER (7) FIRST: Redicean won last...

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Steve Matthews' Saratoga selections for July 17

Best Bet: DANCE FOR BOURBON (10); Best Value: BELLA PRINCIPESSA (7) FIRST: Miracle Mike...

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Steve Matthews' Saratoga selections for July 16

FIRST: Fiery Heart was second to a much-the-best winner in last; more to give....

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Steve Matthews' Saratoga selections for Friday, July 15

Best bet: SET PIECE (9) Best value: OK HONEY (10) FIRST: Lady Mine made...

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Steve Matthews' Saratoga selections for Thursday, July 14

Best bet: HIGH TIDE (3) Best value: ABUSE OF POWER (10) FIRST: Giocare could...

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Steve Matthews' Belmont selections for July 10

Best Bet: CLASSIC COLORS (7); Best Value: THERISASTORMBREWIN (8) FIRST: Ms No Vax makes quick...

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Steve Matthews' Belmont selections for Saturday, July 9

Best bet: STOLEN BASE (9) Best value: NEW YEAR'S EVE (7) FIRST: Bustin Up...

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Steve Matthews' Belmont selections for Friday, July 8

Best bet: WHO HOO THATS ME (7) Best value: CLOUD FOREST (5) FIRST: M....

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Steve Matthews' Belmont selections for Monday, July 4

Best bet: PRECURSORY (8) Best value: DOROTHY'S THE BOSS (10) FIRST: Ranting was a...

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Steve Matthews' Belmont selections for Sunday, July 3

Best bet: MESSIDOR (8) Best value: OCEAN'S RESERVE (9) FIRST: Horrible way to start...

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Steve Matthews' Belmont selections for July 2

Best Bet: CELESTIAL CITY (10); Best Value: SILKY BLUE (9) FIRST: A field of newcomers...

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Steve Matthews' Belmont selections for Friday, July 1

Best bet: LOADED JOE (9) Best value: CATCH THAT PARTY (4) FIRST: Ice Kreem...

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Steve Matthews' Belmont selections for Thursday, June 30

Best bet: PRICE DISCIPLINE (7) Best value: DEVIL'S CODE (6) FIRST: Love Tank was a...

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Steve Matthews' Belmont selections for Sunday, June 26

Best bet: DEEP COVER (7) Best value: THE IMPORTANT ONE (8) FIRST: Missing Link...

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Steve Matthews' Belmont selections for June 25

Best Bet: SUCCULENT (10); Best Value: LIBRETTO (6) FIRST: Bet of the Century was...

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Steve Matthews' Belmont selections for Friday, June 24

Best bet: MISS ALACRITY (6) Best value: BARLEEWON (8) FIRST: Mrs. Boomer was a...

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Steve Matthews' Belmont selections for Thursday, June 23

Best bet: CHESS'S DREAM (4) Best value: BIG PACKAGE (8) FIRST: Crawford County moves...

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Steve Matthews' Belmont selections for June 19

Best Bet: SARATOGA FLASH (7); Best Value: PRAIRIE FIRE (6) FIRST: Karma's Warrior has...

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Steve Matthews' Belmont selections for June 18

Best Bet: TWO THIRTY FIVE (8); Best Value: ICARUS (7) FIRST: Storied Fella is...

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Steve Matthews' Belmont selections for Friday, June 17

Best bet: ROSIA BAY (1) Best value: SHESADANCINGQUEEN (7) FIRST: Rosia Bay tallied rapid...

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Steve Matthews' Belmont selections for Thursday, June 16

Best bet: CANISY (8) Best value: DOUBLE SHOT (6) FIRST: Sweet Mystery concluded work...

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LIer Repole, Pletcher go 1-2 with Mo Donegal and filly Nest in Belmont Stakes

It's Repole's first win in the Belmont, jockey Irad Ortiz Jr.'s second

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A very special day for 'Mike from Queens' at Belmont Stakes

Mo Donegal co-owner gets win on his home turf surrounded by family and friends.

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Flightline takes Met Mile on Belmont Stakes day

The 4-year-old colt is undefeated in four races. 

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Steve Matthews' Belmont selections for June 12

Best Bet: WICK LOVES A FIGHT (9); Best Value: BREAKING STONES (6) FIRST: Belarus...

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We the People highlights core of contenders in Belmont

Kentucky Derby winner Rich Strike is back to try and grab a second leg of Triple Crown

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Steve Matthews' Belmont Stakes betting analysis

Newsday's Steve Matthews previews the field of 8 in the final leg of the Triple Crown.

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Can Derby winner Rich Strike replicate performance for Belmont? 

The 80-1 long shot Derby winner is getting more respect in the wagering and his connections believe he has a good chance.

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Steve Matthews Belmont selections for June 11

Best Bet: SCUTTLEBUZZ (8); Best Value: THREE JOKERS (2) FIRST: Safalow's Mission logged fast-figured...

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