Main Sequence earned his third consecutive grade I win in the United States since arriving from England when he narrowly outfought Twilight Eclipse by a neck in the $600,000 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Sept. 27 at Belmont Park.
French import Ball Dancing, making her United States debut, surged late from between horses to edge stablemate Xcellence in the $500,000 Sands Point Stakes Sept. 13 at rainy Belmont Park, as trainer Chad Brown had the first two finishers.
After a somewhat disappointing Triple Crown campaign, Wicked Strong started the second half of his sophomore season in fine style, turning the tables on Belmont Stakes winner Tonalist in the $600,000 Jim Dandy Stakes July 26 at Saratoga Race Course.
Hangover Kid, surging along the inside in the final furlong, produced a head-bobbing victory over odds-on Grandeur in the $200,000 Bowling Green Handicap, the 6-year-old's first graded stakes score July 12 at Belmont Park.
Mr Speaker, ignored at odds of 23-1, charged along the inside to overtake favored Adelaide by a head for a major upset in the $1.25 million Belmont Derby Invitational on the inner turf course July 5 at Belmont Park.
Riposte found the yielding turf at Belmont Park to her liking as she rolled to a front-running victory in the $200,000 Sheepshead Bay Stakes over a good field for Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott May 24.
His development slowed by a lung infection, Tonalist showed he can be a major contender in the Belmont Stakes next month when he crushed the $200,000 Peter Pan Stakes May 10 on a sloppy track at Belmont Park.