2019 Belmont Stakes Contenders, Favorites and Dark Horses

David Kaestle
2018 Belmont Stakes
2018 Belmont Stakes / Al Bello

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The 151st running of the Belmont Stakes will be held this Saturday, June 8, at Belmont Park in Elmont, NY. It is Race 11 on the day with a post time of 6:46 p.m. EST. Ten horses will take part in the 1.5-mile race with a purse of $1,500,000.

2019 Belmont Stakes Contenders

All 2019 Belmont Stakes betting odds are available on TVG.

Full List of Belmont Stakes Contenders:

1 - Joevia (30/1)

2 - Everfast (12/1)

3 - Master Fencer (8/1)

4 - Tax (15/1)

5 - Bourbon War (12/1)

6 - Spinoff (16/1)

7 - Sir Winston (12/1)

8 - Intrepid Heart (10/1)

9 - War of Will (2/1)

10 - Tacitus (9/5)

- The above Belmont Stakes odds are current as of 12 p.m. on Friday, June 7.

2019 Belmont Stakes Favorites

All 2019 Belmont Stakes betting odds are available on TVG.

Moneyline Favorites, according to TVG:

- Tacitus (9/5)

- War of Will (2/1) – 2019 Preakness Stakes Winner

2019 Belmont Stakes Dark Horses

The thoroughbred horses with the three longest odds, also known as dark horses, to win the 2019 Belmont Stakes are Joevia (30/1), Spinoff (16/1) and Tax (15/1).

Who Won the 2018 Belmont Stakes?

Justify won the 2018 Belmont Stakes, becoming the 13th horse in thoroughbred racing history to win the Triple Crown.

Who Holds the Belmont Stakes Track Record?

Secretariat boasts the Belmont Stakes' record at 2:24, set in the horse's 1973 Triple Crown victory at Belmont Park. Secretariat also holds the Triple Crown track records at the Kentucky Derby (1:59.4) and the Preakness Stakes (1:53).

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