Elate Wins Beldame Stakes at Belmont Park
The $400,000 G1 Beldame Stakes was run Saturday, September 30 at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York - a 1 1/8-mile dirt test for fillies and mares three years old and upward. It was overwhelming 1-5 favorite Elate that continued to open eyes, dominating the field by an incredible 8 1/4 lengths in her first try against older females. 7-1 second choice Money'soncharlotte was a distant second in the field of seven, a nose ahead of 8-1 third betting choice Eskenformoney, who got in for third. Verve's Tale was a neck back in fourth, with Bishop's Pond, Bombshell, and the maiden Presumptuous completing the order of finish.