Belmont Stakes 2019: What time, what channel, who is running, what are the odds

The 151st running of the Belmont Stakes – the third jewel in horse racing’s Triple Crown – is set for Saturday.

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Ten horses are scheduled to run the race, with oddsmakers picking Tacitus as the morning line favorite.

There is no run for the Triple Crown this year, though War of Will, the horse that won the Preakness last month, will be running in the Belmont. Country House, who won the Kentucky Derby after some controversy, is not entered in the race.

Here’s what you need to know about the 2019 Belmont Stakes.

When is the 2019 Belmont Stakes?

The race is on Saturday.

Where is it run?

The Belmont Stakes is held at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York.

How long is the track?

The track at Belmont is 1 ½ miles long.

Who runs in it?

The race is open to 3-year-old thoroughbreds. It is known as the “test of champions,” and is the oldest of the three races that make up the Triple Crown.

What time is the Belmont Stakes? 

Post time for the race is 6:48 p.m., ET. Pre-race coverage starts at 4 p.m. ET.

What channel is it on?

NBC is broadcasting the race. You can find your NBC channel by clicking here

Live stream? 

NBC Sports Live Extra is live streaming the race.

What are the post positions and odds?

Here are the post positions for the 2019 Belmont Stakes and the odds on the race.
Joevia: 30-1
Everfast: 12-1
Master Fencer: 8-1
Tax: 15-1
Bourbon War: 12-1
Spinoff: 15-1
Sir Winston: 12-1
Intrepid Heart: 10-1
War of Will: 2-1
Tacitus: 9-5

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