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2012 Belmont Stakes: Tentative Race Schedule And Post Times (Updated)

We're just five days away from the 2012 Belmont Stakes and the conclusion of another Triple Crown season. For the 12th time in the last 34 years, a horse has a shot to take his place among the greats of thoroughbred racing. We've only got a short time to wait until we find out I'll Have Another's Triple Crown fate.

Belmont Park has an outstanding couple of days of racing action lined up for Belmont weekend.On Friday, the G3-Jaipur and G2-Brooklyn Handicap take center stage at Big Sandy. On Saturday, in addition to the Belmont Stakes, we've got four graded stakes races on the card: G2-True North Handicap, G2-Woody Stephens, G1-Just A Game, and G1-Manhattan Handicap.

It's sure to be a great couple of days of racing and wagering at Belmont Park this weekend.

Below is the tentative race schedule and post times for the Friday and Saturday cards at Belmont Park (all times Eastern)

UPDATE: The card for Friday is out and there are a few changes to the race schedule from the condition book.

Day # Post Time Race Age/Sex Dist Surf
8-Jun 1 12:50pm $15k Claiming 3up 8.0 Dirt
8-Jun 2 1:22pm Maiden Special Weight 2yo 5.0 Dirt
8-Jun 3 1:54pm Maiden Special Weight 3up 6.0 Dirt
8-Jun 4 2:26pm $20k Maiden Claiming 3up 6.0 Dirt
8-Jun 5 2:59pm $25k Maiden Claiming 3up 7.0 Turf
8-Jun 6 3:32pm $50k OC/Alw 3up, f&m 8.5 Turf
8-Jun 7 4:05pm Allowance 3up, f&m 7.0 Turf
8-Jun 8 4:37pm Maiden Special Weight 3up 6.0 Turf
8-Jun 9 5:10pm G3-Jaipur 3up 7.0 Turf
8-Jun 10 5:44pm G2-Brooklyn Hcp. 3up 12.0 Dirt
Day # Post Time Race Age/Sex Dist. Surf.
9-Jun 1 11:35am $35k OC/Alow 3up 8.5 Turf
9-Jun 2 12:05pm Maiden Special Weight 3up 8.0 Dirt
9-Jun 3 12:36pm Maiden Special Weight 3up 8.5 Turf
9-Jun 4 1:11pm Maiden Special Weight 3up 8.5 Turf
9-Jun 5 1:52pm Allowance N1X 3yo 8.0 Turf
9-Jun 6 2:34pm The Easy Goer 3yo 8.5 Dirt
9-Jun 7 3:15pm G2-True North Hcp. 3up 6.0 Dirt
9-Jun 8 3:59pm G2-Woody Stephens 3yo 7.0 Dirt
9-Jun 9 4:43pm G1-Just A Game 3up, f&m 8.0 Turf
9-Jun 10 5:37pm G1-Manhattan Hcp. 3up 10.0 Turf
9-Jun 11 6:40pm G1-Belmont Stakes 3yo 12.0 Dirt
9-Jun 12 7:20pm $25k OC/Alw 3up 6.5 Dirt
9-Jun 13 7:50pm $14k OC/Alw 3up 8.0 Dirt