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How to watch the 2024 Belmont Stakes race: Start time, channel, odds, where to stream and more

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Kentucky Derby hopeful Sierra Leone trains at Churchill Downs on Wednesday, May 1, 2024 in Louisville, Kentucky. The 150th running of the Kentucky Derby is scheduled for Saturday, May 4. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Kentucky Derby runner-up Sierra Leone is a favorite to win the 156th Belmont Stakes. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

It’s almost time for the 156th Belmont Stakes, the final jewel of the Triple Crown, although there will be no Triple Crown winner this year after Seize The Gray took home the Preakness Stakes trophy. The 2024 Belmont Stakes will not be held at its usual home in Elmont, New York, because Belmont Park is under renovation. Instead, the final stop of the Triple Crown race will take place at Saratoga Race Course this Saturday, June 8. Coverage of the Belmont Stakes will begin at 10:30 a.m. ET on FS1, before moving to FOX at 4:00 a.m. Are you ready to stop drinking? black-eyed susans to Belmont Jewelry? Here’s everything you need to know about how to watch Belmont 156 this weekend.

Date: Saturday June 8

Coverage start time: 10:30 a.m.

Publication time: 6:41 pm Eastern Time

Location: Saratoga Race Course

Television channel: FOX, FS1

Transmission: DirecTV Stream, Fubo and more

The third jewel of the Triple Crown will be held this Saturday, June 8.

Coverage of the 156th Belmont Stakes will begin race day at 10:30 a.m. ET on FS1. Then at 4, coverage moves to FOX. The actual race post time is set for 6:41 p.m.

The Belmont Stakes will air on FOX, with pre-race coverage on FS1 and post-race coverage on FS2.

How long is the Belmont Stakes?

The Belmont Stakes race distance measures 1.5 miles. When it comes to time, all horses and riders will likely be looking to beat the course record of 2:24 (held by the Secretariat).

This year, the winner of the final jewel of the Triple Crown will receive a portion of $2 million.

Belmont Horse Stall Positions 2024:

  1. Take advantage of the gray

  2. Resilience

  3. Dan Mystik

  4. The wine butler

  5. Antiquarian

  6. Donoch

  7. Protective

  8. honor mary

  9. Sierra Leone

  10. mental framework

Mystik Dan managed to win the 2024 Kentucky Derby with a winning time of 2:03.24.

Seize The Gray won the 2024 Preakness Stakes, ending Mystik Dan’s run for the Triple Crown (and ultimately any chance of a Triple Crown in 2024).

The Triple Crown is made up of the three big 3-year-old Thoroughbred horse races: the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes and the Belmont Stakes. Only 13 horses have won the Triple Crown, the last being Justify in 2018.

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