What Time Does The Belmont Stakes Start This Year?
Triple Crown season moves just as fast as Mage and National Treasure as the third leg is already upon us. This year’s Belmont Stakes will take place on Saturday, June 10 in Elmont, New York. Below we will answer the question as to what time does the Belmont start? Included will be TV channel info on the horse race as well as betting odds on this year’s “Test of the Champion.”
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What time does the Belmont start this year?
One of the crucial things to know when betting on the Belmont Stakes and horse racing in general is simply knowing when the race will begin. So what time does the Belmont start this year? The Belmont Stakes will have its traditional post time of 7:02 p.m. ET.
The Belmont Stakes will start at 7:02 p.m. ET on Saturday, June 10.
Note that this is an approximate start time as a lot of the pre-race hoopla can go longer than expected. Here is a look at the Belmont Stakes post times for each time zone.
- Belmont Stakes Start Time Eastern: 7:02 p.m. ET
- Start Time For Belmont Central: 6:02 p.m. ET
- Belmont Stakes Start Time Mountain: 5:02 p.m. ET
- Start Time For Belmont Pacific: 4:02 p.m. ET
This year’s Belmont will be broadcast live on FOX TV channels and the FOX Sports app will have a live stream of the race.
How long does the Belmont Stakes last?
Casual horse racing bettors may also be asking how long does the Belmont Stakes last? The Belmont typically lasts just under 2 and a half minutes. So as for what time does the Belmont Stakes end, expect it to finish up around 7:05 p.m. ET.
Betting on the race
Morning line odds for the 2023 Belmont Stakes will be revealed on Tuesday, June 6. Post positions for each horse in the field will also be announced. Some of the horses expected to run include Angel of Empire, Tapit Trice and Kingsbarns.
There will be no Triple Crown winner this year as different horses won the first two legs. Mage captured the crown at the Kentucky Derby while National Treasure was the victor at the Preakness Stakes.
The Belmont is always the third and final leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown. There was a 37-year gap between Triple Crown winners between 1978-2015. American Pharoah finally broke through with his win at the Belmont in 2015. Just three years later, Justify won the Triple Crown. Justify is the last horse to win all three of the prestigious races.