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.
|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||8||4:37pm||Maiden Special Weight||3up||6.0||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||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||9||4:43pm||G1-Just A Game||3up, f&m||8.0||Turf|