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 New York and is the longest of the three Triple Crown races. Let’s look at Belmont Stakes betting.
The 2013 Belmont Stakes will be run on Saturday, June 8th. 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.
The Belmont Stakes is held at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. It is run at a mile and a half which makes it the longest race in the Triple Crown. It is held five weeks after the Kentucky Derby and three weeks after the Preakness. The first Belmont Stakes was held in 1866.
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.
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