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June 8 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm MST
This year’s Belmont Stakes is Saturday, June 8, with post time at 6:48 p.m. ET. The race is held three weeks after the Preakness and just a total of five weeks after the Kentucky Derby. Dating back to its inaugural race in 1867, the Belmont Stakes is the oldest of the three Triple Crown races.
Justify won the 2018 Belmont to cap off winning the 13th Triple Crown in history. He was just the second horse to win the Triple Crown with an undefeated record. Justify hung on to defeat a closing Gronkowski – part-owned by former New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski – by 1 3/4 lengths with jockey Mike Smith. Smith will be atop Bourbon War this year.