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Who Won the 2024 Belmont Stakes? Dornoch Pulls Off the Upset as 17-1 Long Shot

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Who Won the 2024 Belmont Stakes? Dornoch Pulls Off the Upset as 17-1 Long Shot

The 156th Belmont Stakes ended as Dornoch, 17-1 long shot, took a late lead to secure first place. This win from Dornoch, which took place on June 8th at the Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, delivered trainer Danny Gargan his first Triple Crown win.

Read on for the full list of the 2024 Belmont finishers.

Who Won the 2024 Belmont Stakes?

Dornoch won the 156th Belmont Stakes, after taking the lead in the latter half of the race. He was followed by Mindframe in 2nd place, and Sierra Leone in 3rd.

What Was the Full Finishing Order of the 2024 Belmont?

Here is the full finishing order of the ten horses that competed in the 156th Belmont Stakes:

  1. Dornoch
  2. Mindframe
  3. Sierra Leone
  4. Honor Marie
  5. Antiquarian
  6. Protective
  7. Seize the Grey
  8. Mystik Dan
  9. The Wine Steward
  10. Resilience

How Much Money Did Dornoch Win?

With the win, Dornoch has earned around $1.2 million of the Belmont purse. This is an estimate as the winner typically receives 60% of the total purse, which was around $2 million this year.

How Much Do All Belmont Winning Horses Make?

Based on historical trends, the winner payouts would be approximately:

  1. Dornoch - $1.2 million
  2. Mindframe - $360,000
  3. Sierra Leone - $200,000
  4. Honor Marie - $100,000
  5. Antiquarian - $60,000
  6. Protective - $40,000
  7. Seize the Grey - $20,000
  8. Mystik Dan - $20,000

About Dornoch

Prior to the Belmont Stakes, Dornoch had placed 10th in the Kentucky Derby on May 4, 2024 at Churchill Downs.

Dornoch is trained by Danny Gargan, who had not won a Triple Crown race prior to June 8th.

The horse is co-owned by former MLB outfielder Jayson Werth.

This is the 2nd Belmont win for jockey Luis Saez, who won in 2021 while riding Essential Quality.

How Fast Did Dornoch Run the Preakness Stakes?

Dornoch covered the 1 1/4-mile course in 2:01.64.


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