Thursday, June 28 2012
SEVEN SOPHOMORES DUEL IN DWYER
ELMONT, N.Y. – The 2012 Triple Crown is in the record books, but Saturday at Belmont Park seven 3-year-olds hoping to make a splash in the division this summer and fall will line up for the 95th running of the Grade 2, $200,000 Dwyer.
Heading the field is Teeth of the Dog, who won the $100,000 Easy Goer overnight stakes at the Dwyer distance of 1 1/16 miles on the Belmont Stakes undercard a few short hours before his stablemate, Union Rags, closed out the spring classics with a rousing victory over Paynter.
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