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Today's Belmont Park Free Picks 05/09/21 - 1:00 PM Usa Est
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Belmont Park Racetrack
Belmont Park – located in Elmont, New York, just east of the New York City limits – stands as one of the country’s oldest and most storied horse racing tracks.
Home to the Belmont Stakes, the final leg of the Triple Crown, Belmont Park has been the stage for many of racing’s greatest legends in the last century, including Man o’ War, Curlin, Beldame, Rachel Alexandra, Seabiscuit, and Cigar.
Some of the most memorable Belmont Stakes races of all time include when Secretariat set an undefeated world record (2 minutes, 24 seconds) in his 1973 victory. Also, in 2004 a record-sized crowd of 120,139 witnessed Birdstone defeat Sandy Jones for the Triple Crown.
Top fillies race in the Mother Goose Stakes and the Coaching Club American Oaks, while the Bowling Green Handicap and Man O’ War Stakes represent the track’s most prestigious turf races. The racecourse also stages the iconic races the Travers Stakes, and Whitney.
The main dirt track of the park is known as ‘the Big Sandy’ because of its dimensions as well as the rugged surface. Inside this sit two turf courses: the 1 5/16-mile Widener Turf Course and the 1 3/16-mile Inner Turf Course.
The main track is 1,097 feet long – making it the longest dirt track for thoroughbreds in the United States – and stretches from top all the way to the finish line.
The Widener Turf Course has one chute for 1 1/16-mile races and another for 1-mile races. The Inner Turf Course also contains a chute for 1 1/16-mile races.
Belmont Park Live Racing
Racing at Belmont Park is done in two periods. The first part, which is “spring-summer meeting”, starts on the second Wednesday in May and ends on the fourth Sunday of July. The second part, known as the “fall meeting” starts on the Friday after Labor Day and ends on fourth Sunday in October.
You’ll be able to watch live races from Belmont Park race track at TVG and check out simulcast racing as well.
Register a new TVG account for free and you will have the chance to watch all the live action from the track, video replays of every race.
Belmont Park Main Races
A number of other important races in addition to the Belmont Stakes take place at Belmont Park. The following are the most important races at Belmont Park:
Belmont Stakes, a 3-year-olds going 1-1/2 mi for a pot of $1, 5mil
The Belmont Stakes is one of the USA’s biggest races and is a Grade I race that provides the third and final race of the US Triple Crown.
It is held in June and has recently been won by Sir Winston (Mark E. Casse) and Justify (Bob Baffert).
Woodford Reserve Manhattan, a 1 ¼ mile turf race for a pot of $1mil
The Manhattan Handicap always plays a part in our Belmont Park selections and is a Grade I race that dates back to 1867.
It is held as the race before the Belmont Stakes and in 2019 was won by Bricks and Mortar ridden by Irad Ordiz Jr.
Mohegan Sun Metropolitan Handicap, a 1 ½ mile dirt race for 3-year-olds & up and a pot of $1,2mil
Run-on the same day as the Belmont Stakes since 2014, the Metropolitan Handicap always forms part of our Belmont Park odds, with it an exciting race to the back.
It’s one of the biggest races outside of the Triple Crown and was won in 2019 by Ricardo Santana Jr for the second consecutive year, this time on Mitole.
- Belmont Oaks Invitational, a 1 ¼ mile turf race for a pot of $1mil.
- Belmont Derby Invitational, a 1 ¼ mile turf race for a pot of $1, 2mil.
- Man O’ War Stakes, a 4-year-olds & up going 1-3/8 mi. on turf
- Jockey Club Gold Cup – 3-year-olds & up going 1-1/4 mi.
- Bowling Green Handicap
- Flower Bowl Invitational Stakes
- Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational
- Suburban Handicap
- Coaching Club American Oaks
- Mother Goose Stakes
- New York Racing Association’s Triple Tiara series
Where To Bet On Belmont Picks
Our Belmont Park picks can be backed at a variety of sportsbooks from across the US, with all the biggest brands offering odds at every meeting.
The likes of bet365 New Jersey and Caesars are ideal for those in the Garden State, while you’ll find dozens of great sportsbooks operating in the likes of Pennsylvania, Iowa, and Indiana on our State of the Union page alongside full reviews and information on betting online in the country.