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Belmont Stakes 2023 – Everything You Need To Know

Everything is ready for Belmont Stakes 2023, which will mark the 155th running of the race, as the world’s top three-year-old Thoroughbreds show off their skill and speed on the world-renowned Belmont Park.

As the final race of the Triple Crown, the Belmont Stakes is also one of the most watched horse racing events of the year and an event horse racing bettors shouldn’t miss.

Here is everything you need to know about Belmont Stakes 2023!

When Is The Belmont Stakes 2023?

The 2023 Belmont Stakes is set to take place on Saturday, June 10, 2023, at 6:50 p.m Eastern Time. The race will follow the tradition of being held on the first or second Saturday in June, five weeks after the Kentucky Derby and three weeks after the Preakness Stakes.

Where Is Belmont Stakes 2023?

The Belmont Stakes 2023 will be held at its long-time home, Belmont Park, in Elmont, New York. The inaugural Belmont Stake was held at Jerome Park Racetrack in 1867 before the race moved to Morris Park Racecourse in 1989, where it remained until 1905 when the race moved to the Belmont Stakes.

Where Can I Watch Belmont Stakes 2023?

The Belmont Stakes will be broadcasted on NBC, NBC Sports, and the NBC Sports app.

Who Will Race In Belmont Stakes 2023?

The Belmont Stakes 2023 will welcome 14 horses. The lineup won’t include the Kentucky Derby winner Mage; however, the Preakness Stakes winner, National Treasure, is expected to run, as is Forte, who was scratched from Kentucky Derby 10 hours before the race as the leading favourite.

Who Are The Favourites To Win Belmont Stakes 2023?

The leading candidate to win the 2023 Belmont Stakes is Forte, priced at 2.75 (at Unibet) to win the race after he withdrew from Kentucky Derby. Todd Pletcher’s horse is priced well ahead of Angel of Empire and Tapid Trice, with Preakness Stakes winner National Treasure in fourth at 6.00.

Horse / BookmakerUnibetBetfairBoyleSports
Forte2.752.502.75
Angel of Empire4.504.004.50
Tapid Trice4.505.004.50
National Treasure6.006.007.00
Hit Show13.0013.0013.00
Raise Cain15.0015.0015.00
Arcangelo15.0017.0015.00
Red Route One21.00//
Prove Worthy34.00/34.00
Reincarnate34.0034.0029.00

How Long Is The Belmont Stakes 2023?

The Belmont Stakes is 12 furlongs (2414 meters, or 1.5 miles long), making it longer than Kentucky Derby at 10 furlongs (2011,7 meters, or 1/4 mile), and the Preakness Stakes, which is 9.5 furlongs (1.18 miles or 1911 meters)

What’s The Prize Pool At The Belmont Stakes 2023?

The purse for the Belmont Stakes 2023 is $1.5 million, which is one of the biggest prize pools in the world of horse racing, but still much smaller than the Kentucky Derby’s $3 million prize pool and the exact same as the Preakness Stakes’ prize pool.

  • Winner – $800,000
  • Runner-Up – $280,000
  • Third-place – $150,000
  • Fourth-place – $80,000
  • Fifth-place – $50,000

Who Won The Last Belmont Stakes?

The 2023 Belmont Stakes was won by Mo Donegal, who entered the race priced at 3.50, proving why he was the top contender to win it all. The 3-year-old, trained by Todd A. Pletcher, jumped in front of the pack in the final third of the race and kept the distance to win it all.

Last Five Belmont Stakes Winners

  • 2022 – Mo Donegal
  • 2021 – Essential Quality
  • 2020 – Tiz the Law
  • 2019 – Sir Winston
  • 2018 – Justify (triple crown)

Where Can I Bet On The Belmont Stakes 2023?

You can bet on the Belmont Stakes on any online sportsbook, including bet365, William Hill, Unibet,… and betting exchanges such as Betfair (alternative: Orbit), Matchbook, and Smarkets.

As one of the biggest horse racing events of the year, the Belmont Stakes is extremely well covered by all online betting sites, which makes it very easy to find a sportsbook that offers Belmont Stakes betting odds.

FAQ

When is the 2023 Belmont Stakes?

The 2023 Belmont Stakes is scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 10, at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York.

Who won the last Belmont Stakes?

The 2022 Belmont Stakes was won by Todd A. Pletcher-trained Mo Donegal.

Who ran the fastest Belmont Stakes?

Secretariat, who won the Belmont Stakes in 1973 and the Triple Crown winner, holds the track record of 2:24, which is also the current world record on dirt.

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