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Victory Drink of the Month for July: Belle Vodka’s Belle of the Ball, the ideal winner’s circle cocktail!
The Race: Belmont Derby Invitational Stakes
The Venue: Belmont Park
The Date: July 7, 2018
The Winner: Catholic Boy
The Toast: To a developing rivalry between two top turf horses, Catholic Boy and Analyze It. Catholic Boy had defeated Analyze It by a neck in their prior race, and in the $1.2 million Belmont Derby he gained the advantage again, winning by a head after the pair dueled through the stretch (WATCH REPLAY). Look for these budding turf stars to square off again during the fall and hopefully in the Breeders’ Cup.
After the Race: The perfect refreshment for a dazzling midsummer soiree.
What’s Next: Celebrate the 51st running of the Betfair.com Haskell Invitational Stakes on July 29 at Monmouth Park, televised live on NBC.
- 1.5 ounces Belle Vodka
- 0.5 ounces Chambord
- Splash of Simple Syrup and Sour Mix
How to Make It:
- Add the ingredients into a shaker, shake well, and pour.
- Serve with a sugar rim or over ice.