Belmont Stakes 2022: Golden Glider Horse Racing Profile

Written By Brett Gibbons on June 6, 2022 - Last Updated on June 9, 2022
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Golden Glider is an experienced horse who had a good run in the Peter Pan, ultimately beaten by an incredible run from We The People. Golden Glider is expected to be one of the longer shots in the field when the Belmont Stakes lineup becomes official Tuesday.

Below, we’ll lay out everything you need to know about this horse in the third leg of the Triple Crown.

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Golden Glider Belmont Stakes Profile

Record: 2-1-0 (6)

Owner: Gary Barber – Conrad Farms

Jockey: Dylan Davis

Trainer: Mark Casse

Color: Chestnut

Running Style: Stalker

Last race: Placed in Peter Pan (G3)

Sire/Dam: Ghostzapper/Golden Scarf

Golden Glider Past Performances

Note: It’s unclear what the exact Beyer Speed Figures were for three of Golden Glider’s races; however, we know his career-best BSFs came in his last two races. Therefore, we know his November, February and March races were less than 87, producing one of the weaker resumes on paper in this field.

DateRaceLengthBeyer Speed FiguresFinish
5/14/22Peter Pan (G3)1 1/8 miles872nd
4/9/22Blue Grass Stakes (G1)1 1/8 miles874th
3/12/22Tampa Bay Derby (G2)1 1/16 miles< 874th
2/12/22Sam F. Davis (G3)1 1/16 miles< 875th
1/7/22Allowance1 mile, 40 yards781st
11/27/21MSW1 1/16 miles< 871st

The Word On Golden Glider

On Sunday, Golden Glider worked four furlongs in 49.94 seconds, speeding up for the final quarter mile in 23.39 seconds. It was his final breeze before the Belmont Stakes.

Hall of Fame trainer Mark Casse, who won the 2019 Belmont Stakes with Sir Winston, said he was pleased with the work.

“I thought he worked really well. He settled early, which is what you want out of a Belmont horse, and flew home,” Casse said.

“I’m not worried about the mile and a half, it’s just how long it’s going to take him,” said Casse, with a laugh. “He’s a one-paced type of horse, so I’m hoping he’ll have a similar trip like Sir Winston. In his previous races, Sir Winston used to come from the clouds but in the Belmont, Joel Rosario kept him close enough and I could see the same thing happening Saturday with Dylan.”

Quotes provided by NYRA Press Office

Belmont Stakes Odds 2022

Any bets made on the TVG app will see odds shift based on how much is wagered on each horse until the starting gates open.

PostHorseML OddsTrainerJockey
1We the People2/1Rodolphe BrissetFlavien Prat
2Skippylongstocking20/1Saffie Joseph Jr.Manny Franco
3Nest8/1Todd PletcherJose Ortiz
4Rich Strike7/2Eric ReedSonny Leon
5Creative Minister6/1Kenny McPeekBrian Hernandez
6Mo Donegal5/2Todd PletcherIrad Ortiz Jr.
7Golden Glider20/1Mark CasseDylan Davis
8Barber Road10/1John OrtizJoel Rosario

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Brett is an avid sports traveler and former Division-I football recruiter for Bowling Green and Texas State. He’s a graduate of BGSU and works as an auditor for Google content curation products. He’s also contributed to Sports Illustrated and Fansided during his young writing career.

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