Belmont Stakes 2019 Start Time, Betting Odds, Favorites, Horses, Post Positions and Contenders

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Belmont Stakes 2019 Start Time & Race Info

The 151st running of the Belmont Stakes

Date: Saturday, June 8, 2019

Post Time: Race 11, approximately 6:46 p.m. EST

Location: Belmont Park – Elmont, NY

Track Info: 1.5 miles (12 furlongs), dirt surface

Purse: $1,500,000

Belmont Stakes 2019 Betting Favorites

All 2019 Belmont Stakes betting odds are available on TVG.

Moneyline Favorites, according to TVG:

- Tacitus (8/5)

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

Belmont Stakes 2019 Horses, Odds and Post Positions

All 2019 Belmont Stakes betting odds are available on TVG.

Full List of Contenders for This Year's Belmont Stakes:

1 - Joevia (33/1)

2 - Everfast (8/1)

3 - Master Fencer (11/1)

4 - Tax (16/1)

5 - Bourbon War (16/1)

6 - Spinoff (9/1)

7 - Sir Winston (16/1)

8 - Intrepid Heart (12/1)

9 - War of Will (2/1)

10 - Tacitus (8/5)

Belmont Stakes Betting Trends

- Country House, the winner of the Kentucky Derby, is not running in this year's Belmont Stakes.

- War of Will, the 2019 Preakness Stakes winner, opened with 7-to-2 odds to win the Belmont Stakes, but has since improved to 2-to-1 odds, according to TVG.

- Tacitus (8/5) is the morning-line favorite to win the 2019 Belmont Stakes.

- Belmont is the longest track (1.5 miles, 12 furlongs) of all three Triple Crown races.

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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