What time does the Belmont Stakes start?

BY Aaron Torres • June 11, 2016

The final leg of horse racing's Triple Crown takes place Saturday at the 148th Belmont Stakes in New York.

Unfortunately for race fans, there will be no history on the line at Belmont Park this year. A year after American Pharoah won the sport's first Triple Crown in 37 years, no horse is eligible in 2016. Nyquist, which won the Kentucky Derby won't be at Belmont Park after losing the Preakness and being pulled due to illness. But Preakness Stakes winner Exaggerator will be there, and as of Friday afternoon he was a +125 to take home the 1½ mile race.

Here's what else you need to know about the 148th Belmont Stakes:

Here is a full list of races at Belmont Park on Saturday:

Belmont Stakes (Grade I) -- $1,500,000 for 3-year-olds, 1-1/2 miles

Metropolitan Handicap (Grade I) -- $1,250,000 for 3-and-up, 1 mile

Manhattan Stakes (Grade I) -- $1,000,000 for 4-and-up, 1-1/4 miles turf

Ogden Phippps Stakes (Grade I) -- $1,000,000 for fillies and mares 4-and-up, 1 mile turf

Just a Game Stakes (Grade I) -- $700,000 for fillies and mares 4-and-up, 1 mile turf

Acorn Stakes (Grade I) -- $700,000 for 3-year-old fillies, 1 mile

Woody Stephens Stakes (Grade II) -- $500,000 for 3-year-olds, 7 furlongs

Brooklyn Invitational (Grade II) -- $400,000 for 4-and-up, 1-1/2 miles

Jaipur Invitational (Grade III) -- $300,000 for 4-and-up, 6 furlongs turf

Easy Goer Stakes -- $150,000 for 3-year-olds, 1-1/16 miles


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