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Belmont Stakes

 
Kentucky Deby · Preakness Stakes · Belmont Stakes
Belmont Stakes Basics
Race Location
Belmont Park
Elmont, New York, USA

Inaugurated
1867

Race Type
Thoroughbred
Race Information
Distance: 1 1/2 miles (12 furlongs)
Track: Dirt, Left-handed
Qualification: 3-year-old
Weight: Colt/Gelding: 126 lbs (57.2 kg) Filly: 121 lbs. (54.9 kg)
Purse: US $1 million, 1st $600,000

Number of Horses In Race
The field is limited to 20 horses.
Stakes Information
The Belmont Stakes is the third and final leg of the “Triple Crown.” The race takes place exactly five weeks after the Kentucky Derby and three weeks after the Preakness Stakes. It’s always run on a Saturday and the attention of this race grows if a horse wins the first two legs of the “Triple Crown.”
Past WinnersPast Winners
Past Winners Archive

Palace Malice claimed the Belmont Stakes in 2013 at a 13/1 price, outlasting Preakness Stakes winner Oxbow and Kentucky Derby winner Orb. Palace Malice was ridden by jockey Mike Smith and trained by Todd Pletcher. Check out all the past winners of the Belmont Stakes here.
Belmont Stakes OddsBelmont Stakes Odds
Belmont Stakes Odds

The odds for the Belmont Stakes are created by NYRA oddsmaker Eric Donovan. The official morning-line odds are announced after the post positions for the field have been set, which is normally announced on Wednesday before Saturday's race. Prior to the draw, gamblers can check out fixed odds at various betting shops.
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The 145th running of the Belmont Stakes watched Palace Malice, a 13/1 choice, capture the race. Preakness Stakes winner Oxbow finished in second place while the Kentucky Derby winner and 2/1 betting favorite, Orb, came in third
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