2012 Belmont Stakes Viewing Guide

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(The Spread) – Get ready for the 144th running of the Belmont Stakes with our viewing guide, complete with odds, facts and more.

The Belmont Stakes is an American Grade 1 thoroughbred horserace and the third leg of the Triple Crown. It’s held annually in Elmont, New York at Belmont Park and is a 1 ½ mile (12 furlongs) race. The purse is $1 million, with first place taking home $600,000.

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Event: 2012 Belmont Stakes

Date: Saturday, June 4, 2010

Post Time: 6:35PM ET

Location: Belmont Park Elmont, New York

TV Broadcast: NBC

Website: http://www.belmontstakes.com/

Race Type: Thoroughbred

Odds: 2012 Belmont Stakes Opening Odds

Belmont Stakes TV Schedule: TBA

Race Information:

Distance: 1 ½ miles (12 furlongs)

Track: Dirt, Left-handed

Qualification: 3-year-old

Purse: US $1 million

Past 10 Winners:

Year

Winner

Jockey

Trainer

Time

2011

Ruler on Ice

Jose Valdivia Jr.

Kelly Breen

02:30.9

2010

Drosselmeyer

Mike Smith

William Mott

02:31.6

2009

Summer Bird

Kent Desormeaux

Tim Ice

02:27.5

2008

Da'Tara

Alan Garcia

Nick Zito

02:29.7

2007

Rags to Riches

John Velazquez

Todd Pletcher

02:28.7

2006

Jazil

Fernando Jara

Kiaran McLaughlin

02:27.8

2005

Afleet Alex

Jeremy Rose

Timothy Ritchey

02:28.7

2004

Birdstone

Edgar Prado

Nick Zito

02:27.5

2003

Empire Maker

Jerry Bailey

Robert Frankel

02:28.3

2002

Sarava

Edgar Prado

Kenneth McPeek

02:29.7

Most wins by a jockey:

6 - Jim McLaughlin, Eddie Arcaro

5 - Earl Sande, Bill Shoemaker

3 - Braulio Baeza, Pat Day, Laffit Pincay, Jr., James Stout, Gary Stevens

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