2019 Belmont Stakes Preview: Three Horses to Watch

By Olivia Anderle May 29, 2019

The 151st running of the Belmont Stakes is just days away! While hailed as the third and final jewel in the Triple Crown™, the 2019 Belmont Stakes will not feature a treble threat with 2019 Kentucky Derby® winner Country House not running in the Preakness Stakes. However, War of Will, the 2019 Preakness Stakes winner, is likely to run in the 2019 Belmont Stakes along with many other accomplished horses.

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How Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes Winners fare at the Belmont Stakes

By Evan Chronis May 20, 2019

After one of the craziest Triple Crown trails in thoroughbred racing history, all eyes are pointed to the Belmont Stakes for the grand finale. 

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Meet Pat Day at the 2019 Belmont Stakes

By Evan Chronis May 10, 2019

Legendary jockey Pat Day will be joining Belmont Experiences at the 2019 Belmont Stakes!

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2019 Kentucky Derby Recap: Takeaways for the Belmont Stakes

By Evan Chronis May 06, 2019

Even after a century-and-a-half of racing, the Kentucky Derby® can still produce moments that we've never seen before.

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Belmont Stakes: What Differentiates It from Rest of the Triple Crown

By Evan Chronis January 09, 2019

We've already discussed why you should attend the Belmont Stakes, but we still have yet to drive home what really makes this race different from its Triple Crown™ counterparts. While it's often grouped together with the other treble sprints, the Belmont Stakes has unique merit and value that helps differentiate it from the rest. While it is seen as one of three, it carries enough weight to stand truly on its own. 

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American Pharoah vs. Justify: Comparing the Triple Crown Winners

By Evan Chronis December 18, 2018

American Pharoah and Justify have both left an eternal mark on horse racing history.

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Is It Worthwhile to Attend the Belmont Stakes?

By Evan Chronis November 29, 2018


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The Fastest Belmont Stakes Winners

By Evan Chronis October 11, 2018

Winning the Belmont Stakes ensures a horse's place in the history books, but completing the "Test of Champions" faster than any other competitors puts them into another stratosphere.  

As I've said before when we looked at the top Belmont Stakes winners of all-time, this race is more than just a 1 1/2-mile sprint. The Belmont Stakes carries the weight of the entire Triple Crown™ on its back, even in non-treble years.

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Top 5 Belmont Stakes Winners of All Time

By Evan Chronis September 28, 2018

The Belmont Stakes will forever be intrinsically linked to the Triple Crown™, but the race also has the legs to stand on its own. While it's known as the third, and final, jewel of the Triple Crown, the Belmont Stakes should be better remembered for its century-and-a-half history that out-spans both the Kentucky Derby® and the Preakness Stakes. 

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A Recap of the 2018 Belmont Stakes

By Jazzy Morgan June 11, 2018

On June 9th, 2018, Justify raced into history when he won the 2018 Belmont Stakes. He became the 13th Triple Crown™ winner and the second horse to achieve this while being undefeated. Not only did he win the true “Test of the Champion,” but he performed this in wire-to-wire fashion, making it look so easy, which we all know it is not.

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Kristen Doolan

Kristen Doolan was born and raised a Florida State Seminole. Making her way from Florida to North Carolina, Kristen achieved her B.S. in Business Administration, Marketing at The University of North Carolina Wilmington. She is an avid traveler, college football addict, beach bum and loves spending time with her family and friends. 

Jazzy Morgan

Jazzy Morgan is originally from London, England and a die-hard Manchester United Fan. She grew up in Connecticut and made the move down south in 2011 where she attended Winthrop University and received her B.S. in Family & Consumer Sciences and a minor in Marketing. Jazzy enjoys traveling, working out, reading her monthly Vogue & Cosmo and keeping up with fashion trends.

Evan Chronis

Evan Chronis was born in Omaha, Nebraska but has made his home in south Charlotte for almost two decades. A Tar Heel born and bred, Evan received his B.A in Media and Journalism from UNC-Chapel Hill. He is an avid Boston sports fan thanks to his family’s New England roots, and a fanboy of Wes Anderson films.