The Belmont Special

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The third edition of The 2020 Special hit the virtual world late Friday night with a packed 46-page digital edition focusing on Saturday’s 152nd running of the Belmont Stakes, supporting card and other action around the world.

Tiz The Law looks to start the delayed and reshuffled Triple Crown with a victory in the 9-furlong Belmont and Sean Clancy caught up trainer Barclay Tagg in the final hours of his preparation of the New York-bred son of Constitution. (Download the issue here.)

The Belmont Day edition also includes features on jockey Reylu Gutierrez making his classic debut, Woody Stephens’ remarkable run of five straight Belmont victories and in-depth previews of each of the five undercard graded stakes.

Tom Law took a virtual tour of three-time Belmont-winning trainer Todd Pletcher’s far-reaching operation in the Fasig-Tipton Stable Tour and readers can enjoy many of the other standing features they expect in The Saratoga Special.

We preview Sharing’s run in Saturday’s Group Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot and roll out columns from Sean Clancy, Joe Clancy and Terry Hill, who interned at The Special last summer at age 75 and plans on another stint this summer.

The team behind The Saratoga Special produced much of the content, which includes handicapping from Belmont Park, Churchill Downs and Santa Anita Park.

The continued production of The 2020 Special comes in advance of the anticipated 20th season of The Saratoga Special, which will cover the Saratoga Race Course meeting that runs from July 16 to September 7. We’re still working on a publishing schedule, now in earnest in the wake of NYRA’s release of the 2020 Saratoga stakes schedule.

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