Belmont Stakes Guide

So, what time is the 140th 2008 Belmont Stakes? We’re glad you asked. Below is a guide to the Belmont Stakes, complete with general information on the race, as well as media coverage, odds and betting trends.

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Date: June 7, 2008

Location: Belmont Park, Elmont, NY

Post Time: 140th Belmont Stakes Approximately 6:17 p.m. ET. 

Start Time: 140th Belmont Stakes 6:30 p.m. ET.

Television Coverage of Belmont Stakes: Pre-Race Show Begins 5:00pm ET. On ABC & ABC HD.

Radio Coverage: Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), 5:30-7:00pm ET.

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Opening Belmont Stakes Odds:

Anak Nakal 25/1

Big Brown 1/5

DaTara 30/1

Denis Of Cork 5/1

Guadalcanal 20/1

Icabad Crane 20/1

Macho Again 15/1

Ready’s Echo 30/1

Tale Of Ekati 10/1

Casino Drive - Scratched

2008 Triple Crown Odds:

Will there be a Triple Crown Winner in US Thoroughbred Racing in 2008 

Yes - Triple Crown Winner in 2008 –350

No - Triple Crown winner in 2008 +250

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Belmont Stakes Information:

Following Kentucky Derby 134 and the 133rd running of the Preakness Stakes comes the 140th running of the Belmont Stakes, the final jewel in horse racing’s Triple Crown.

Held annually in June at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York, the Belmont Stakes is the third leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown following the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes. The Belmont is a 1.5 mile thoroughbred horse race and it’s termed the “Run for the Carnations” due to the blanket of white carnation flowers that are draped over the winner’s neck. The qualification is 3-year olds and the weight is a Colt/Gelding 126 lbs. and Filly is 121 lbs. The purse for the Belmont Stakes is $1 million.

In 2007, the winner was Rags to Riches led by Jockey John Velazquez. On a minimum $2 bet, Rags to Riches paid out $10.60 for a win, $4.40 for place and $3.20 for show.

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2007 Belmont Stakes Results and Payouts

Win:
Thoroughbred: Rags to Riches
Jockey: John Velazquez
Payout (Min $2): $10.60 (Win); $4.40 (Place); $3.20

Place:
Thoroughbred: Curlin
Jockey: Robby Albarado
Payout (Min $2): $3.00 (Place); $2.30 (Show)

Show:
Thoroughbred: Tiago
Jockey: Mike Smith
Payout (Min $2): $3.70 (Show)

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