Belmont Stakes. The Belmont Stakes is an American Grade I stakes Thoroughbred horse race held on the first or second Saturday in June at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. Belmont Park is known as “The Championship Track” because nearly every major American champion in racing history has competed on the racetrack.
The 2019 Belmont Stakes was the 151st running of the Belmont Stakes and the 108th time the event took place at Belmont Park. The 1 1 ⁄ 2-mile (2,400 m) race, known as the "test of the champion", is the final leg in the American Triple Crown, open to three-year-old Thoroughbreds. Sir Winston won the race, with a time of 2:28.30.
The date of the Belmont Stakes in 2019 is on Saturday, June 8th. What is Belmont Stakes? First held in 1867, the Belmont Stakes is an annual horse race held at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. The race is an American Grade I Thoroughbred horse race and features 3-yearold Thoroughbreds.
Belmont Stakes 2019: How to watch, post time, odds, weather