There may not be a Triple Crown on the line come Belmont Day this year, but don’t fret. Belmont Park has lined up an afternoon that includes a whopping 8 Grade I stakes races! The big race itself will certainly feature a collection of top notch three-year-old horses but horseplayers will want to dedicate the entire day to enjoy this huge collection of major races.
Belmont Day Stakes Races:
*$1.5 million Belmont Stakes (Gr. I)
*$1.2 million Runhappy Metropolitan Handicap (Gr. I)
*$1 million Woodford Reserve Manhattan Stakes (Gr. I)
*$700,000 Ogden Phipps Stakes (Gr. I)
*$700,000 Acorn Stakes (Gr. I)
*$700,000 Longines Just a Game Stakes (Gr. I)
*$400,000 Woody Stephens Stakes (Gr. I)
*$400,000 Jaipur Stakes (Gr. I)
Fans can watch and wager Belmont Day action at the new Colonial Downs/Rosies Gaming Emporium locations in New Kent (at Colonial Downs Racetrack) and in Vinton (same location as the former Colonial OTB).
There are also four VA-Horseplay Off Track Betting Centers in the state as well. Breakers Sports Grille is in Henrico, Ponies & Pints is in downtown Richmond, Buckets Bar & Grill is in the Great Bridge area of Chesapeake and The Windmill OTB Sports Bar is in Collinsville, which is adjacent to Martinsville and just a short drive from Greensboro, NC.
And Virginia residents can bet the big race on line via any of our four industry partners. Simply open a wagering account, fund it, and begin playing at TVG.com, XPressBet.com, TwinSpires.com and NYRABets.com.