Dominguez, the leading rider on The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) circuit this year, rode winners of more than $4.5 million during the meet and won seven stakes, including Grade 1 victories aboard Tapitsfly in the Longines Just a Game and Desert Blanc in the Woodford Reserve Manhattan on Belmont Stakes day.
It was the 17th NYRA meet title for Dominguez, who next will try to attempt to earn a second Angel Cordero, Jr. jockey title at Saratoga Race Course, which opens on Friday, July 20. Dominguez, 35, took the riding title at the Spa in 2009.
Rick Dutrow, Jr. was the leading trainer at the Belmont spring/summer meet, saddling 27 winners, with Christophe Clement finishing second with 22 victories. Ken and Sarah Ramsey were the leading owners with 11 wins.
The 144th meet at historic Saratoga Race Course will feature 40 days of top-class racing through Labor Day, September 3. First post is 1 p.m. daily, with special post times of 2:30 on July 27 and August 31. On Travers Day, August 25, first post is 11:35 a.m. Visit http://www.NYRA.com for more information.