Red Cardinal Wins Belmont Gold Cup Invitational at Belmont Park
The $400,000 G3 Belmont Gold Cup Invitational was run Friday, June 9 at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. Horses four years old an upward were featured in this marathon when they took to Belmont Park's turf track and raced 2 miles. Australian Bloodstock's tepid 5-2 morning line favorite Red Cardinal utilized a strong stretch run and won his second straight race at this distance - by just a neck over a game 5-1 third choice St Michel. 8-1 shot Now We Can was third two lengths back behind in the field of 12 while 7-2 second choice Wicklow Brave was fourth and, Hunter O'Riley, Bullards Alley, Farz, Wall of Fire, Taghleeb, Clondaw Warrior, Roman Approval and Renown completed the order of finish. Wayward Kitten scratched.
2017 Belmont Gold Cup Invitational Race Results & Payoffs
- $2 Exacta (10-13) Paid: $46.00
- $1 Trifecta (10-13-3) Paid: $177.00
- $1 Superfecta (10-13-3-12) Paid: $605.00
- $2 Daily Double (5/10) Paid: $193.50
- $2 Pick 3 (7/5/10) Paid: $1,845.00