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Belmont Stakes

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Belmont Stakes Central
The Belmont Stakes is the third and final jewel of the Triple Crown and held every year five weeks after the Kentucky Derby at Belmont Park in New York, New York. Known as "The Test of Champions," it is a grueling 1 1/2 miles with a purse of $1 million guaranteed. It can be a total frenzy if a Triple Crown is on the line, as with Big Brown in...

Who is your top Belmont Stakes pick?
The Belmont Stakes has a maximum field of 16 horses and can either be tough to handicap or simple with a very obvious winner, although Big Brown proved in 2008 that obvious winners don't always win. This year there is no Triple Crown on the line, but you do have the Kentucky Derby winner vs. the Preakness winner rematch to look forward to with...

Belmont Stakes
Information specific to the third jewel of the Triple Crown

Belmont Stakes Winners
A list of all the Belmont Stakes winners with their connections, winning time, post position, odds, and winning margin.

Fillies in the Belmont Stakes
Information about the fillies who have run in the Belmont Stakes.

Belmont Weather
The latest forecasts for New York.

Belmont Stakes 101
A basic introduction the the third and final jewel of the Triple Crown. How it began, basics of picking a winner, and how to attend in person.

Belmont Stakes Traditions
The Belmont Stakes was first run in 1867 and is the oldest of the Triple Crown events, predating the Kentucky Derby by eight years and the Preakness by six. Known as "The Test of Champions," the Belmont is the final race of the Triple Crown series and the longest of them at 1 1/2 miles. Here is a look at some of the more well known Belmont traditions.

Belmont Park official site
The official website of Belmont Park which will have the latest news and more for the Belmont Stakes shortly before the race in June.

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