Belmont Stakes

Mike Smith aboard Justify poses for photos in the winner circle after winning the 150th Belmont Stakes and Triple Crown at Belmont Park on June 9, 2018.
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Benjamin Block
June 09, 2018 - 10:24 pm
The 3-year-old chestnut behemoth known as Justify sparkled around Belmont Park’s 1 ½ mile track Saturday in 2:28.18, capturing the 13th Triple Crown in history.
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Justify wins Belmont Stakes.
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June 09, 2018 - 8:41 pm
Justify led all the way to win the Belmont Stakes by 1¾ lengths and become horse racing's 13th Triple Crown champion and second in four years.
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The 2015 Belmont Stakes
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June 09, 2018 - 7:00 am
Hello, Long Island. Twenty miles west of Times Square, the Belmont Stakes in Elmont is the third and final race of the famous Triple Crown of thoroughbred racing.
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June 08, 2018 - 3:20 pm
In honor of the Belmont Stakes, here’s a roundup of nine movies based on horse racing themes spanning 80 years of the sport. Many favorites and classics are based on true-life stories, and all are recommended viewing for horse lovers.
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 Mike Smith aboard Justify (7) after winning the Kentucky Derby on May 5, 2018, at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Boomer and Gio
June 08, 2018 - 9:45 am
Chris Mara has a chance to add a Triple Crown to his collection of Super Bowl rings.
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Triple crown contender Justify works out at Belmont Park on June 7, 2018.
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June 08, 2018 - 9:20 am
The 150th Belmont Stakes is "the Test of the Champion." It is a 1½-mile race contested at Belmont Park, which wraps up the Triple Crown season.
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Hofburg trains on the main track in preparation for the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on Jun 5, 2018. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Schneidler-USA TODAY Sports
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June 06, 2018 - 4:33 pm
There are horses for courses and Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott thinks he has one ready to upset Justify's bid for a Triple Crown in the Belmont Stakes.
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 Mike Smith aboard Justify (7) after winning the Kentucky Derby on May 5, 2018, at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Benjamin Block
June 06, 2018 - 12:47 pm
Intermittently stealing headlines away from the undeniable beauty that exists in thoroughbred horse racing is the continued debate over horses running on race-day Lasix, a therapeutic medication
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Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Justify and exercise rider Humberto Gomez take to the track on May 28, 2018, in Louisville, Kentucky.
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June 05, 2018 - 5:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Something Bob Baffert always dreads has come true ahead of the Belmont Stakes: Justify drew the No. 1 post for the colt's bid to sweep the Triple Crown. The Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner was made the early 4-5 favorite in the 10-horse field for Saturday's race. Baffert is not...
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