Belmont Stakes

On Saturday, June 9, 2018, Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner Justify completed the Triple Crown, becoming just the 13th Triple Crown winner in horse racing history, by winning the 150th Belmont Stakes. Justify joined Seattle Slew (1977) as the only other Triple Crown winner with an undefeated record. Whether you’re looking for 2018 Belmont Stakes contenders, entries, 2017 results and payouts, news, Belmont Stakes odds, Belmont Stakes Racing Festival races, picks and tips, or handicapping advice, you will have the most updated information here.

2018 BELMONT STAKES RESULTS AND PAYOUTS

Justify wins Triple Crown

Race Recap/Replay

With the victory, Justify increased his career bankroll to an eye-popping $3,798,000 for an ownership group consisting of China Horse Club International, WinStar Farm, Starlight Racing, and Head of Plains Partners. Hall of Fame trainer, Bob Baffert, joined the late James “Sunny Jim” Fitzsimmons as the only other trainer to win two Triple Crowns. It was the first Triple Crown win for Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith.

#HORSEJOCKEYTRAINERWINPLACESHOW
1JustifyMike SmithBob Baffert3.603.502.80
6GronkowskiJose OrtizChad Brown13.807.00
4HofburgIrad Ortiz, Jr.Bill Mott3.70
WAGER TYPENUMBERSPAYOFFPOOL
$1.00 Exacta1-6$44.50$13,325,959
$0.50 Trifecta1-6-4$114.87$18,820,467
$.10 Superfecta1-6-4-8$105.15$11,323,159
$1.00 Gold Cup/Belmont Double1-1$8.20$494,391
$1.00 Daily Double13-1$44.50$1,021,036
$1.00 Pick 310-13-1 (3 Correct)$268.50$1,071,513
$0.50 Pick 47-10-13-1 (4 Correct)$639.25$4,668,608
$2.00 Pick 65-6-7-10-13-1 (6 Correct)$81,026.00$1,658,160
$2.00 Pick 65-6-7-10-13-1 (5 Correct)$457.00$0
$0.50 Pick 56-7-10-13-1 (5 Correct)$5,684.00$494,856

2018 BELMONT STAKES RACING FESTIVAL RESULTS

Highlighted by the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes, the 2018 Belmont Stakes Racing Festival consisted of a three-day event featuring 18 stakes worth $9.4 million in purses. The 2018 Belmont Stakes was supported by nine additional graded stakes on Saturday (five Grade 1): the $1.2 million Metropolitan Handicap, $1 million Woodford Reserve Manhattan, the $750,000 Ogden Phipps, the $700,000 Longines Just A Game, and the $700,000 Acorn.

Here are the results for the 2018 Belmont Stakes Racing Festival (graded stakes only):

Thursday, June 7, 2018

INTERCONTINENTAL – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 7
Purse: $200,000
Grade: 3
Distance: 7 Furlongs (Widener Turf)
Age: F&M 4+
Entries: (From rail out) Malibu Stacy, La Sardane, Always Thinking, Thundering Sky, Heavenly Score, Lady Alexandra, Delectation, Faypien, I’m Betty G, Stormy Victoria

#HORSEJOCKEYTRAINERWINPLACESHOW
2La Sardane (FR)Flavien PratNeil Drysdale10.806.604.80
8FaypienLuis SaezBob Baffert11.807.30
5Heavenly ScoreDavid CohenJohn Terranova, II10.40

WONDER AGAIN – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 8
Purse: $200,000
Grade: 3
Distance: 1 1/8 Miles (Inner Turf)
Age: F 3
Entries: (From rail out) Altea, Mighty Scarlett, Armoricaine, Animosity, Significant Form, Andina Del Sur, Spinning Top, Daddy is a Legend, La Signare, Camila Princess

#HORSEJOCKEYTRAINERWINPLACESHOW
9La Signare (FR)Joel RosarioBrian Lynch14.604.703.70
5Significant FormIrad Ortiz, Jr.Chad Brown2.702.40
2Mighty ScarlettJose OrtizChad Brown4.20

Friday, June 8, 2018

BED O’ROSES INVITATIONAL – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 3
Purse: $250,000
Grade: 3
Distance: 7 Furlongs
Age: F&M 4+
Entries: (From rail out) Ivy Bell, American Gal, Chalon, Union Strike, Divine Miss Grey, Lewis Bay, Cairenn, Highway Star

#HORSEJOCKEYTRAINERWINPLACESHOW
6Lewis BayIrad Ortiz, Jr.Chad Brown8.204.304.00
8Highway StarLuis SaezRodrigo Ubillo5.105.70
7CairennJavier CastellanoH. Graham Motion9.30

TRUE NORTH – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 8
Purse: $250,000
Grade: 2
Distance: 6 1/2 Furlongs
Age: 4+
Entries: (From rail out) Recruiting Ready, Joking, Imperial Hint, Bobby Abu Dhabi, Limousine Liberal, Westwood, Always Sunshine, Whitmore

#HORSEJOCKEYTRAINERWINPLACESHOW
3Imperial HintJavier CastellanoLuis Carvajal, Jr.5.403.402.60
8WhitmoreRicardo Santana, Jr.Ron Moquett3.202.40
4Bobby Abu DhabiVictor EspinozaPeter Miller2.60

NEW YORK – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 9
Purse: $600,000
Grade: 2
Distance: 1 1/4 Miles (Inner Turf)
Age: F&M 4+
Entries: (From rail out) Fahan Mura, Holy Helena, Snowy Winter, Empressof the Nile, Sistercharlie, Daddys Lil Darling, Esquisse, Fourstar Crook, Mom’s On Strike

#HORSEJOCKEYTRAINERWINPLACESHOW
8Fourstar CrookIrad Ortiz, Jr.Chad Brown10.803.702.90
5Sistercharlie (IRE)John VelazquezChad Brown2.402.10
6Daddys Lil DarlingMike SmithKenneth McPeek3.90

BELMONT GOLD CUP INVITATIONAL- Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 10
Purse: $400,000
Grade: 2
Distance: 2 Miles (Widener Turf)
Age: 4+
Entries: (From rail out) Call to Mind, Cooptado, Prince of Arran, Funny Kid, Canessar, Nessy, Run Time, Postulation, Focus Group, Rocketry

#HORSEJOCKEYTRAINERWINPLACESHOW
1Call To Mind (GB)Javier CastellanoWilliam Haggas5.604.103.20
5Canessar (FR)Feargal LynchArnaud Delacour7.005.00
3Prince of Arran (GB)Irad Ortiz, Jr.Charlie Fellowes5.70

Saturday, June 9, 2018

OGDEN PHIPPS – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 3
Purse: $750,000
Grade: 1
Distance: 1 1/16 Miles
Age: F&M 4+
Win and You’re In Breeders’ Cup Distaff Division
Entries: (From rail out) Unbridled Mo, Ivy Bell, Highway Star, Pacific Wind, American Gal, Abel Tasman, Unchained Melody, Berned

#HORSEJOCKEYTRAINERWINPLACESHOW
6Abel TasmanMike SmithBob Baffert4.003.102.40
2Ivy BellJavier CastellanoTodd Pletcher5.703.60
1Unbridled MoJohn VelazquezTodd Pletcher2.80

ACORN – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 4
Purse: $700,000
Grade: 1
Distance: 1 Mile
Age: F 3
Entries: (From rail out) Moonshine Memories, Spectator, Monomoy Girl, Gio Game, Caledonia Road, Starcloud, Talk Veuve to Me

#HORSEJOCKEYTRAINERWINPLACESHOW
3Monomoy GirlFlorent GerouxBrad Cox3.202.302.10
7Talk Veuve to MeJose OrtizRodolphe Brisset3.603.00
4Gio GameJulien LeparouxMark Casse4.60

BROOKLYN INVITATIONAL – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 5
Purse: $400,000
Grade: 2
Distance: 1 1/2 Miles
Age: 4+
Entries: (From rail out) Carlino, Hoppertunity, Hard Study, Take Your Guns, Mills, Backsideofthemoon, Giant Payday, Outplay, War Story

#HORSEJOCKEYTRAINERWINPLACESHOW
2HoppertunityFlavien PratBob Baffert9.104.202.80
9War StoryJavier CastellanoJorge Navarro3.402.40
3Hard StudyManuel FrancoTodd Pletcher2.70

JAIPUR INVITATIONAL – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 6
Purse: $400,000
Grade: 2
Distance: 6 Furlongs (Widener Turf)
Age: 4+
Win and You’re In Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint Division
Entries: (From rail out) Stormy Liberal, Pure Sensation, Pocket Change, Conquest Tsunami, Disco Partner, Frisky Magician, Blind Ambition, Holding Gold

#HORSEJOCKEYTRAINERWINPLACESHOW
5Disco PartnerIrad Ortiz, Jr.Christophe Clement5.103.502.70
4Conquest TsunamiVictor EspinozaPeter Miller6.104.30
2Pure SensationKendrick CarmoucheChristophe Clement5.90

WOODY STEPHENS – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 7
Purse: $400,000
Grade: 2
Distance: 7 Furlongs
Age: 3
Entries: (From rail out) Madison’s Luna, Pure Shot, Engage, Givemeaminit, Aqua Bel Sar, Still Having Fun, Beautiful Shot, Kanthaka, Promises Fulfilled, The Tabulator, World of Trouble, Strike Power

#HORSEJOCKEYTRAINERWINPLACESHOW
6Still Having FunJoel RosarioTimothy Keefe28.0010.806.10
3EngageJose OrtizChad Brown6.003.50
9Promises FulfilledLuis SaezDale Romans4.20

LONGINES JUST A GAME – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 8
Purse: $700,000
Grade: 1
Distance: 1 Mile (Widener Turf)
Age: F&M 4+
Entries: (From rail out) On Leave, Dream Dancing, Off Limits, Lull, Proctor’s Ledge, Cambodia, A Raving Beauty, La Coronel

#HORSEJOCKEYTRAINERWINPLACESHOW
7A Raving Beauty (GER)Irad Ortiz, Jr.Chad Brown9.305.203.70
5Proctor's LedgeJohn VelazquezBrendan Walsh7.404.60
4LullJose OrtizChristophe Clement4.30

MOHEGAN SUN METROPOLITAN (MET MILE) – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 9
Purse: $1,200,000
Grade: 1
Distance: 1 Mile
Age: 3+
Win and You’re In Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile Division
Entries: (From rail out) Mind Your Biscuits, Bolt d’Oro, Limousine Liberal, McCraken, Good Samaritan, One Liner, Discreet Lover, Ransom the Moon, Warrior’s Club, Bee Jersey, Awesome Slew

#HORSEJOCKEYTRAINERWINPLACESHOW
10Bee JerseyRicardo Santana, Jr.Steve Asmussen8.504.603.80
1Mind Your BiscuitsJoel RosarioChad Summers5.704.10
3Limousine LiberalJavier CastellanoBen Colebrook7.20

WOODFORD RESERVE MANHATTAN – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 10
Purse: $1,o00,000
Grade: 1
Distance: 1 1/4 Miles (Inner Turf)
Age: 4+
Entries: (From rail out) Robert Bruce, One Go All Go, Hi Happy, Alexios Komnenos, Catcho En Die, Hello Don Julio, Fashion Business, Sadler’s Joy, Channel Maker, Beach Patrol, Manitoulin, Multiplier, Spring Quality

#HORSEJOCKEYTRAINERWINPLACESHOW
13Spring QualityEdgar PradoH. Graham Motion38.0015.809.40
8Sadler's JoyJavier CastellanoThomas Albertrani6.604.40
3Hi Happy (ARG)Luis SaezTodd Pletcher4.30

LATEST BELMONT STAKES NEWS

Justify Achieves Immortality in 150th Belmont Stakes

On Saturday, June 9, 2018, Justify achieved immortality by becoming just the 13th horse in history to win the Triple Crown after capturing the 150th running of the Grade 1, $1,500,000 Belmont Stakes presented by NYRA Bets at Belmont Park. Belmont Stakes Recap

BLINKERS OFF 309: Justify Triple Crown Instant Reaction

Belmont Stakes Post-Race Press Conference

Belmont Stakes Preview: Justify Goes for Immortality

Met Mile Preview: Biscuits Back from Dubai for One Mile Test

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