2021 Belmont- Horse Country Connections

The Belmont Stakes, which kicked off in 1867, is the oldest of the Triple Crown events. This Saturday, June 5th, help us cheer on the connections, and horses, of Horse Country. This weekend’s field is comprised of 8 horses. 5 of which are sired by stallions living at Horse Country member locations.

Rock Your World, top Belmont contender, winning the 2021 Santa Anita Derby.
Credit: Benoit Photo via SpendthriftFarm.com

Post 1 – Bourbonic: sired by Bernardini, who stands at Godolphin at Jonabell

Post 2 – Essential Quality: owned, bred, and raised by Godolphin; sired by Tapit who stands at Gainesway Farm

Post 3 – Rombauer: sired by Twirling Candy, who stands at Lane’s End Farm

Post 4 – Hot Rod Charlie

Post 5 – France Go de Ina: sired by Will Take Charge, who stands at Three Chimneys

Post 6 – Known Agenda

Post 7 – Rock Your World: sired by Candy Ride, who stands at Lane’s End Farm; Will be retiring to stud at Spendthrift at the end of racing career

Post 8 – Overtook

For more info about these runners, their race record and connections, check out America’s Best Racing. Who are you betting on?

We wish the best of luck to all contenders and hope for a successful & safe ride.