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130th BELMONT STAKES

Grade I for three-year olds; 9th race at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y. Date— June 6, 1998; Distance— 11/2 miles; Stakes Purse— $1,000,000 ($600,000 to winner; $200,000 for 2nd; $110,000 for 3rd; $60,000 for 4th; $30,000 for 5th); Track— Fast and Clear; Off— 5:29 p.m. EDT; Favorite— Real Quiet (6-5).

Winner— Victory Gallop; Field— 11 horses; Time— 2:29; Start— Good for all; Won— Driving; Sire— Cryptoclearance (Fappiano); Dam— Victorious Lil (Vice Regent); Record (going into race): 9 starts, 5 wins, 3 second; Last Start— 2nd in Preakness Stakes (May 16); Breeder— Tall Oaks Farm.

Order of Finish Jockey PP 1/4 1/2Mile 1 1/4-M Stretch Finish To $1
Victory GallopGary Stevens910-110-19-35-11/22-31-no4.50
Real QuietKent Desormeaux76-11/26-11/23-1/21-1/21-42-60.80
Thomas JoChris McCarron17-1/27-11/27-11/24-1/23-hd3-11/428.50
Parade GroundPat Day49-hd9-18-1/28-15-hd4-21/220.40
Raffie's MajestyJorge Chavez82-hd5-1/26-11/26-44-1/25-413.90
ChilitoRobbie Davis31-11/21-11-1/22-1/26-86-485.75
Grand SlamJerry Bailey113-hd2-12-1/23-67-17-nk7.20
Classic CatJohn Velazquez5111110-410-138-68-91/210.40
Limit OutJean-Luc Samyn64-11/23-hd5-hd7-1/29-109-1120.90
Yarrow BraeMike Smith105-hd4-11/24-29-1/210-1410-2032.25
Basic TraineeJoe Bravo28-18-hd11111111113.25
Times— 233/5 ; 483/5; 1:132/5; 1:372/5; 2:024/5; 2:29.
$2 Mutual Prices— #11 Victory Gallop ($11.00, $3.60, $3.20); #8 Real Quiet ($3.00, $2.60); #2 Thomas Jo ($5.30).
Exacta— (11-8) for $17.60; Trifecta— (11-8-2) for $275.00; Pick Three— (2-1-11) for $27.00; Scratched— Hanuman Highway and Hot Wells. Overweights— None. Attendance— 80,162; TV Rating— 5.9/18 share (ABC).
Trainers & Owners (by finish): 1— Elliott Walden & Prestonwood Farm; 2— Bob Baffert & Mike Pegram; 3— Jimmy Jerkens & Earle Mack/Team Valor; 4— Neil Howard & W.S. Farish/Stephen Hilbert; 5— H. James Bond & Barrios/Lester/Prieger; 6— H. Graham Motion & Lazy Lane Farm; 7— D. Wayne Lukas & Baker/Cornstein/Mack; 8— David Cross & Gary Garber; 9— Allen Jerkens & Joseph Shields Jr.; 10— D. Wayne Lukas & Mrs. John Magnier/Michael Tabor; 11— Jorge Romero & Luis Gambotto and Enrique Ocejo.

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