Belmont Stakes Day

Date: June 8, 2024
Time: 4:31 pm  to  8:31 pm
The third leg of thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown — the Belmont Stakes — is scheduled for Saturday, June 8 at Saratoga Racecourse! The 156th running of the Belmont stakes will be for $2,000,000 up from $1,500,000 last year. Also new in 2024, the race will be held at Saratoga while Belmont is under construction. The race will be held at a distance of a mile and a quarter instead of a mile and a half.
The Chesapeake OTB is located inside Buckets Bar & Grill in the Great Bridge section of town.
Saratoga Racecourse is presenting an amazing 6 Grade I stakes for horseplayers that afternoon. In addition to the Belmont itself, fans can wager the $1 million Hill “N” Dale Metropolitan, the $1,000,000 Resorts World Casino Manhattan, $500,000 Ogden Phipps, $500,000 Woody Stephens, and the $500,000 Jaipur
Horseplayers can bet the Belmont at any of the 7 Rosie’s Gaming Emporiums, including the newest one in Emporia.
Post time for the Belmont is 6:50 PM and FOX will provide coverage starting at 4 PM.    Betting is available at VA-Horseplay Off Track Betting Centers in Henrico (Breakers) and Chesapeake (Buckets), at any Rosie’s Gaming Emporium in Richmond, New Kent, Vinton, Hampton, Collinsville, Dumfries, and Emporia and online via,, and