The recipe for the Blue Diamond, the official cocktail of the Queen's Plate the first jewel of Canada's Triple Crown.
Filly Lexie Lou rallied to win the 2014 Queen's Plate 1 1/2 lengths over Ami's Holiday and Asserting Bear with favorite We Miss Artie fourth. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
There were three other stakes on 2014 Queen's Plate day: the Highlander Stakes (G2) won by Something Extra, the Singspiel Stakes (G3) won by Aldous Snow, and the Dance Smartly Stakes (G2) won by Overheard. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Longshot Mr. Speaker upset favorite Adelaide in the Belmont Derby Invitational (G1) at Belmont Park on Saturday. Also on the card, Minorette won the Belmont Oaks Invitational (G1) and Clearly Now set a new track record winning the Belmont Sprint Championship (G3). Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Zivo rallied from last to win by 3 lengths in the Suburban Handicap (G2) at Belmont Park on Saturday. Also on the card, Kid Cruz won the Dwyer Stakes (G3) 3/4 length over stable mate Captain Serious. Get the results, charts, and photos from both here.
Canada's equivalent of the Kentucky Derby, the Queen's Plate, will be run on Sunday July 6, 2014, and a field of 15 was entered headed by Plate Trial winner We Miss Artie and Woodbine Oaks winner Lexie Lou. Get the entries, posts positions, odds, and free past performances here.
Majestic Harbor upset in the 2014 Gold Cup at Santa Anita (G1) on Saturday while favorite Game On Dude finished fourth. Also on the card, Parranda won the Royal Heroine Stakes (G2), Declassify won the Triple Bend Stakes (G1), and Sheza Smoke Show win the Senorita Stakes (G3). Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Heavy favorite Untapable won the 2014 Mother Goose Stakes (G1) at Belmont Park on Saturday by 9 1/4 lengths over Princess Violet and America. Also on the card, Riposte won the New York Stakes (G2) and Cabo Cat won the Manila Stakes. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
Grand Arch caught pacesetter Excaper in the stretch to win the 2014 King Edward Stakes (G2) by a half length, with favorite Utley third in the 1 1/8 mile turf race at Woodbine. Also on the card, Conquest Top Gun won the Victoria Park Stakes for the 3-year-olds. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
On Saturday at Belmont Park, Hot Stones caught Merry Meadow to win the 2014 Bed O' Roses Handicap (G3) by a nose with Calistoga third. Also on the card, Walk Close won the Wild Applause Stakes for 3-year-old fillies on the turf. Get the results, charts, and photos here.