Saturday, June 15, 2013
Dance to Bristol, Notacatbutallama win at Belmont
NEW YORK -- Dance to Bristol and Notacatbutallama won the $150,000 stakes Saturday at Belmont Park.
Dance to Bristol, the 8-5 favorite, extended her winning streak to five, beating Fantasy of Flight by 2 3/4 lengths in the Bed o' Roses Handicap for fillies and mares. Xavier Perez was aboard for Maryland-based trainer Ollie Figgins III as the 4-year-old ran seven furlongs in 1:20.81. She paid $5.30 to win.
Notacatbutallama held off Play It Loud by a neck in the Hill Prince for 3-year-olds on the turf.
John Velazquez, one day after recording his 5,000th win, rode for trainer Todd Pletcher as the colt improved to 4 for 10. Notacatbutallama ran the mile in 1:34.82, paying $11.80 to win.