2010 Belmont Stakes – 142nd Run for the Carnations

Jun 4, 2010

 

The Belmont Stakes is the longest of the three races at 1.5 miles or 12 furlongs.  The race is run at Belmont Park in Elmont, NY.  The third leg of the Triple Crown is also called the Run for the Carnations.  Some of the famous horses to win the Belmont Stakes are Man O’ War, Sir Barton, Secretariat, Affirmed, War Admiral, Seattle Slew, and Citation.  Secretariat ran the fastest race at the current distance in 1973 with a blazing time of 2:24.00. Last year Summer Bird won with a time of 2:27.54.

 

Here are the contenders:
Dave in Dixie (Jockeyed by Calvin Borel):  20-1
Drosselmeyer:  12-1
First Dude:  7-2
Fly Down:  9-2
Game on Dude:  10-1
Ice Box:  3-1
Interactif:  12-1
Make Music for Me:  10-1
Spangled Star:  30-1
Stately Victor:  15-1
Stay Put:  20-1
Uptowncharlybrown:  10-1

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