Belmont Stakes Details, a New Police Horse, and Other Must-Click Links of the Week

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Here’s everything you need to know about this Saturday’s Belmont Stakes. (NBC Sports)

Step inside the Garden City Hotel, where stars stay for the Belmont. (New York Times)

This is a bold statement, but I’m inclined to agree with it: Belmont Stakes day may be one of the year’s best days of racing. (Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette)

Meet Dare Sutton and Sam Bussanich, who are trying to bring young owners into American horse racing. (The Associated Press)

This is a fantastic read about three female jockeys riding in the Australian bush. (Thoroughbred Racing)

This is the best thing I’ve seen on the internet in a while:

Meet Justice, the new mounted police horse heading to Placer County, California! (Sacramento Bee)

I love this photo of a Standardbred racehorse out for a morning jog. (Sun Journal)

If you’re both an equine and art admirer, you’re going to want to check out this sculpture of a horse made from driftwood and metal. (Suffolk Times)

Scientists are analyzing a 170-year-old hair found in a Tasmanian jail to learn about the life of colonial horses in Australia. (ABC News)

“Game of Thrones” fans (myself included) are still wondering what the point of that white horse was. (Express UK)

This is pure and good: 

For a jockey at Oklahoma’s Remington Park, a terrifying accident turned into a lifesaving discovery. (KFOR)

You know the old expression about leading a horse to water, but why won’t they drink? (Western Horseman)

Horse racing isn’t the only event with fabulous hats! Check out the toppers at the Devon Horse Show. (Philadelphia Inquirer)

Looks like the Florida Horse Park is making strides (ha! Sorry) toward completion. (Ocala Star-Banner)

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