Despite the disappointing news from Friday and I'll Have Another, the show must go on at Belmont Park today. First post for today's Belmont card is scheduled for 11:35am Eastern/8:35am Pacific, and the Belmont Stakes will head to post at approximately 6:40pm Eastern/3:40pm Pacific.
Be sure to check out Jared L. Christopher's great piece on the inside story of the 1981 Belmont Stakes, and JP Fanshawe's picks for today's Belmont.
Five graded stakes dot the Belmont Park card today, including three Grade 1s - Just A Game, Manhattan and Belmont Stakes. Additionally, the G2-True North Handicap, G2-Woody Stephens and ungraded Easy Goer Stakes are part of today's big card.
Belmont Park Scratches & Changes - June 9th, 2012
Below is the schedule for today's Belmont Park card, along with the winner and $2 win price for each race. Click on the winner's name to go to the full result chart (via DRF.com), when available.
|#||Post Time||Race||Winner||$2 Win|
|1||11:35am||$25k Claiming||4-I Dreamt I Was||$6.50|
|2||12:05pm||Maiden Special Weight||4-Love to Run||$8.90|
|4||1:11pm||Maiden Special Weight||4-Define||$27.40|
|5||1:52pm||Allowance N1X||3-Mia Poppy||$18.60|
|6||2:34pm||The Easy Goer||6-Teeth of the Dog||$6.10|
|7||3:15pm||G2-True North Hcp.||7-Caixa Electronica||$9.20|
|8||3:59pm||G1-Just A Game||1-Tapitsfly||$8.40|
|10||5:37pm||G1-Manhattan Hcp.||6-Desert Blanc (GB)||$14.80|
|11||6:40pm||G1-Belmont Stakes||3-Union Rags||$7.50|
|13||7:50pm||Maiden Special Weight||12-Gossip Column||$9.90|