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Ron The Greek Wins US Gr1 Jockey Club Gold Stakes
At Belmont in the US, 6YO entire Ron The Greek (Full Mandate-Flambe', by Fortunate Prospect) romped home by 6.75-lengths for trainer Bill Mott in the $1 million Gr1 Jockey Club Gold Stakes (10 furlongs) for 3YO+, over 3YO colt Palace Malice (Curlin-Palace Rumor, by Royal Anthem) & 7YO entire Flat Out (Flatter-Cresta Lil, by Cresta Rider). Ron The Greek took his record to 9 wins (including the Gr1 Santa Anita Handicap & Gr1 Stephen Foster Handicap) & 8 placings (including the Gr1 Whitney Handicap & Gr1 Stephen Foster Handicap) from 29 starts.