Belmont Stakes 2019

Hard to believe that it’s time already for the Belmont Stakes again. For it seems like just yesterday we were waiting and anticipating what could be a second Triple Crown victory in three years – and oh, how thrilling it was! Justify defied odds and won – and we’ve been celebrating ever since.

This year’s Triple Crown races have been exciting, interesting, and unique in their own way – so as the series wraps up, our eyes are on Belmont Park this weekend. Again, we’re proud to have another race with such deep Horse Country member connections. We’re rooting for a healthy and happy and competitive race!

War of Will and Tacitus face off this Saturday in the 151st running of the Grade 1 Belmont Stakes. Both are sired by stallions standing in Horse Country Kentucky. Photo by Eclipse Sportswire via America’s Best Racing

Horse Country connections to the 2019 Belmont Stakes:

Tax (Sponsored by local accounting firm Dean Dorton), sired by Arch at Claiborne

Bourbon War, sired by Tapit at Gainesway

Spinoff, sired by Hard Spun at Jonabell Farm, home of the Darley Stallions

Sir Winston, sired by Awesome Again at Adena Springs; fed by Hallway Feeds

Intrepid Heart, sired by Tapit at Gainesway, bred by WinStar

War of Will, by War Front at Claiborne; fed by Hallway Feeds

Tacitus, by Tapit at Gainesway; fed by Hallway Feeds

Master Fencer, fed by Hallway Feeds