The Duel

Sir Winston Wins 2019 Belmont Stakes in Third Leg of Triple Crown

By Paul Shapiro
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Belmont Stakes / Nicole Bello

Cover Photo: Getty Images

Coming in with 10-to-1 odds, Sir Winston won the 151st running of the Belmont Stakes. While 10 horses took part in the 1.5-mile race, with a purse of $1,500,000, only one could come away with the win in the third leg of horse racing's Triple Crown.

Who Won the 2019 Belmont Stakes?

Sir Winston won the 2019 Belmont Stakes. The 10-to-1 shot won with a time of 2:28.30.

2019 Belmont Stakes Official Win-Place-Show Payouts

- Win: Sir Winston (10/1)

- Place: Tacitus (9/5)

- Show: Joevia (21/1)

Who Was the Favorite to Win the 2019 Belmont Stakes?

While there were 10 contenders, Tacitus was the morning-line and post-time favorite with 9/5 odds to win the 2019 Belmont Stakes.

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).

Who Won Each Leg of the Triple Crown

While there wasn't a Triple Crown winner in 2019, we got to see something different in each of the three races.

- Kentucky Derby: Country House (30/1)

- Preakness Stakes: War of Will (6/1)

- Belmont Stakes: Sir Winston (10/1)

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.

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