Belmont Stakes

Belmont Stakes
a horse race for three-year-olds run annually at Elmont, N.Y., three weeks after the Preakness.

* * *

Oldest of the three U.S. horse races that constitute the Triple Crown.

The Belmont originated in 1867 and is named after August Belmont (see Belmont family). The stakes is held in early June at Belmont Park, near Garden City, Long Island; the course is 1.5 mi (2,400 m).

* * *

▪ American horse race
      oldest of the three classic American horse races (with the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness (Preakness Stakes)) that constitute the Triple Crown of United States horse racing; it originated in 1867 and is named after the financier, diplomat, and sportsman August Belmont (Belmont, August). The Belmont has been run at various distances and tracks in its history. Since 1905, however, it has been held at Belmont Park, near New York City; and the course has been 1.5 miles (about 2,400 metres) in length since 1926. The race is held early in June.

       Belmont Stakes Table Winners of the Belmont Stakes are provided in the table.

* * *

Universalium. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Belmont Stakes — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Belmont Stakes es la tercera fecha de la Triple Corona de la hípica estadounidense. Se realiza en Nueva York, 21 días después de la Preakness Stakes de Baltimore, Maryland. Se disputa desde 1867, siendo la carrera… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Belmont Stakes — Horseraces infobox class = Grade 1 horse race = Belmont Stakes caption = The final and most demanding leg of the United States Triple Crown location = Belmont Park Elmont, New York flagicon|USA inaugurated = 1867 race type = Thoroughbred website …   Wikipedia

  • Belmont Stakes — Les Belmont Stakes est une course hippique de plat se déroulant au mois de juin sur l hippodrome de Belmont Park, à Belmont dans la banlieue de New York aux États Unis. C est une course de Grade I réservée aux chevaux de 3 ans. C est la troisième …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Belmont Stakes — Das Belmont Stakes ist ein Pferderennen, das seit 1866 in New York stattfindet. Es ist das letzte Rennen der Triple Crown der USA. Startberechtigt sind nur 3 jährige Vollblüter. Das Rennen wird seit 1926 auf der Rennbahn Belmont Park im Nassau… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Belmont Stakes — La más antigua de las tres carreras que componen la Triple Corona de la hípica estadounidense. El Belmont, que surgió en 1867, debe su nombre a August Belmont (ver familia Belmont) y se corre a principios de junio en Belmont Park, cerca de Garden …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Belmont Stakes — Bel|mont Stakes, the a famous race for three year old horses that is held every year in New York on the first Saturday of June …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Belmont Stakes — Bel′mont Stakes′ [[t]ˈbɛl mɒnt[/t]] n. spo a horse race for three year olds run annually at Elmont, N.Y., three weeks after the Preakness …   From formal English to slang

  • Belmont Stakes — noun an annual race for three year old horses; held on Long Island at Elmont, New York • Hypernyms: ↑thoroughbred race * * * /bel mont/ a horse race for three year olds run annually at Elmont, N.Y., three weeks after the Preakness …   Useful english dictionary

  • Belmont Stakes Table — ▪ Table The Belmont Stakes year horse jockey 1867 Ruthless J. Gilpatrick 1868 General Duke B. Swim 1869 Fenian C. Miller 1870 Kingfisher W. Dick 1871 Harry Bassett W. Miller 1872 Joe Daniels J. Roe 1873 Springbok J. Roe 1874 Saxon G. Barbee 1875… …   Universalium

  • 2008 Belmont Stakes — The 2008 Belmont Stakes was the 140th running of the Belmont Stakes. The race was won by Da Tara, who led the race wire to wire. [ [; ylt=As kjQIYR8pbxF.CR.j9aa4X47kF?slug=txbelmontstakes prov=st type=lgns Big… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.