Belmont Stakes


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Bel′mont Stakes′

(ˈbɛl mɒnt)
n.
a horse race for three-year-olds run annually at Elmont, N.Y., three weeks after the Preakness.
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Noun1.Belmont Stakes - an annual race for three-year-old horsesBelmont Stakes - an annual race for three-year-old horses; held on Long Island at Elmont, New York
thoroughbred race - a race between thoroughbred horses
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After a disqualification in the Kentucky Derby and a runaway horse in the Preakness, of course the Belmont Stakes goes to a 10-1 long shot.
This year's Belmont Stakes doesn't have a Triple Crown at stake, and it doesn't have much in the way of seasoned horses, indicating an opportunity for windfall profits in the exotic pools.
AMERICAN DREAM WHILE were getting ourselves excited about the prospect of Justify winning the Belmont Stakes (11.37) and, in doing so, the US Triple Crown this time last year, there is more of a subdued feeling around the race this season.
A truly epic Long Island day of thoroughbred racing has been marred by a jockey's controversial ride in Saturday's Belmont Stakes. The repercussions could overshadow the sport for decades if something isn't done.
Justify won the Belmont Stakes in New York over the weekend to claim US thoroughbred racing's coveted Triple Crown, becoming just the second horse to achieve the feat since 1978 and the 13th overall.
It will be Justify's Triple Crown to lose on Saturday night in New York in the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes. The Bob Baffert-trained colt entered both the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes as the favorite, and came out on top each time and in muddy conditions.
"The Belmont Stakes Racing Festival attracts worldwide attention, thousands of visitors and millions of dollars of economic activity on Long Island and across the entire New York Metropolitan area," Governor Cuomo said.
Robert aACAy Bob' Baffert is a Triple Crown-winning American trainer, whose horses have won four Kentucky Derbies, six Preakness Stakes, two Belmont Stakes and two Kentucky Oaks.
1935 _ Omaha, ridden by Willis Saunders, becomes the third horse to win the Triple Crown by capturing the Belmont Stakes with a 1-1/2-length victory over Firethron.
ART SHERMAN predicts California Chrome "is going to win" the Belmont Stakes tonight (11.52, ATR) a feat that would make the rags-toriches colt the first Triple Crown winner for 36 years.
The Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes are important horse races in which country?
Germantown, WI, May 24, 2012 --(PR.com)-- For 2012, the infamous Belmont Stakes thoroughbred horse race takes place on Saturday, June 9 at 9:30 AM sharp at Belmont Park Raceway pin Elmont, New York.