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Belmont Stakes

146th Belmont Stakes

The Belmont Stakes in early June is the third and final race in horse racing’s Triple Crown. It is run at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York and is the longest of the three Triple Crown races with 1.5 miles. Let’s look at Belmont Stakes betting.

The 2014 Belmont Stakes will be run on Saturday, June 7th, 2014. A number of horse betting options will be available at BetPhoenix for this race including the normal win, place and show wagers in addition to exacta, quinella, trifecta and superfecta choices. You can also bet on the Belmont Stakes and include the race in pick three, pick four and pick six tickets. In addition to the normal horse betting choices you can bet horse matchups at the sportsbook where one horse is matched up against another.

History

The first Belmont Stakes was held in 1866 at Jerome Park Racetrack in the Bronx. In 1890 it was moved to Morris Park Racecourse, and finally in 1905 it moved to Belmont Park. This race is alson known as: "The Final Jewel" and "The Test of the Champion".

Wagering

There is no question that you will be more inclined to bet on the Belmont Stakes if a Triple Crown is one the line but don’t ignore the race even if it is not. Sometimes the best value can be found when there is no heavy favorite in this race. This can be the time when the exotic tickets pay off well if there is not a heavy favorite in the race. The Belmont Stakes is an all or nothing race for most horse bettors. If a Triple Crown is on the line then the race gets a ton of attention but if there is no crown at stake then the race almost gets ignored.

 

Belmont Stakes Betting

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