Belmont Stakes Odds

Belmont Stakes Odds

It was back in 1867 when the Belmont Stakes odds were first posted. The now Classic race, and the third leg of the American Triple Crown, was first held at Jerome Park Racetrack in Fordham, Westchester County, but has since been moved to Belmont Park in Elmont, New York.

The Belmont Stakes is otherwise known as The Test of the Champion and is the third race in the Triple Crown, which also includes the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes. Belmont Stakes betting entails wagering on the mile-and-a-half race, run five weeks after the Kentucky Derby, and three weeks after the Preakness Stakes.

This page was last updated on September 17, 2020. We display below the latest Belmont Stakes odds.

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Belmont Stakes Current Odds

The Belmont Stakes current odds are no longer available this year, as the event was concluded in late June after being delayed due to the pandemic. As it stands the 2021 Belmont Stakes odds aren’t available. However, as they become available we’ll list all the odds from the top-rated horse racing betting sites.

Picking a top online sportsbook is the best way to stay competitive and get the best bonuses and promotions for the Belmont Stakes.

The current Belmont Stakes odds aren’t available right now. The odds are subject to change, so it’s worth checking back with this page regularly to see the movements in the market and make sure the odds are the most up-to-date Belmont Stakes live odds. This page was last updated on September 17, 2020.

For those looking to play the horse racing odds, we would direct you to our list of recommended sportsbooks to find the latest Belmont live odds. A common feature for major online sportsbooks is to have an entire section of the site dedicated to horse racing odds – often known as a racebook.

Alternatively, we’d recommend going with one of the major providers like MyBookie, which is a well-established sportsbook with years in the industry and a huge community following. 

Belmont Stakes Live Odds

The Belmont Stakes is the kind of horse race that you can’t miss as a bettor. The 2020 Belmont Stakes was run on Saturday, June 20th and was won by the favorite Tiz the Law – winning the race in a time of 1:46:53. The race was shortened to nine furlongs due to the lack of prep races and that it had to move on the calendar due to the pandemic.

Belmont Stakes Morning Line

A handicapper cannot make their Belmont Stakes predictions without access to the Belmont Stakes morning line, which is developed 72 hours out from the race, on the Wednesday beforehand. That is also when the Belmont post positions are announced as well as the Belmont horses odds.

The Belmont Stakes tends to go to either a big favorite (Tiz the Law, Justify, American Pharoah) or a shocking longshot (Ruler on Ice, Tonalist, Da’Tara, Drosselmeyer, Summer Bird). It is good to be prepared for both scenarios, by accepting the favorite could win but having chosen a few longshots to back up your bets.

Because of its placement in the Triple Crown, the Belmont Stakes often pits tired horses that have run in the Kentucky Derby and/or Preakness against fresh horses that either skipped the Preakness or the entire Triple Crown altogether. Belmont Park has their own prep races so that horses never need to leave Belmont to get ready for the race, which means these horses are live shots to defeat the big names coming out of the Triple Crown. Just make sure the horses are fast enough based on their speed figures.

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Playing the Belmont Stakes Odds

The Belmont Stakes is an interesting event, as it has a huge 12-furlong oval track and the course is a tough run as it is on a sandy dirt surface. This makes for an interesting betting market, as it’s a real task for oddsmakers to produce odds.

The unpredictability of the event adds to the overall Belmont betting experience. For those playing the odds at Belmont Park, it’s important to understand that because the track is so big, any race less than 1 1/2 miles will be run around one turn, with the starters beginning on the backstretch of the track, or just on the clubhouse turn in 1 1/4 mile races.

Aside from the track itself, the Belmont Stakes event attracts the rich and famous – the famous race has even seen Queen Elizabeth II in attendance. Models and famous athletes all congregate to Belmont Park to watch, especially if a Triple Crown is on the line.

Much like all other horse racing betting odds, the Belmont Stakes offers the full range of betting punters would expect to see at any horse racing track meet. The types of bets bettors will find are:

  • Win
  • Place
  • Show
  • Quinella
  • Exacta
  • Trifecta
  • Superfecta
  • Daily Double
  • Pick 3, 4, 5, 6

The odds for the Belmont Stakes are similar to other Triple Crown betting markets, but the sheer volume of bettors interesting in the event makes it easy to justify the Belmont Stakes odds betting.

Belmont Stakes Winners

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While the Belmont Stakes is very interesting, it’s always great to see Belmont Stakes runners that managed to win all three U.S. horse racing majors – the highly prestigious Triple Crown. Those horses are – in order of most recent – Justify, American Pharoah, Affirmed, Seattle Slew, Secretariat, Citation, Assault, Count Fleet, Whirlaway, War Admiral, Gallant Fox, Omaha, and Sir Barton. The greatest Triple Crown winner of all time is Secretariat in 1973. He set the Belmont Stakes record time at 2:24. 48 years later and the record still stands, which begs the question; will the record ever be broken?

More recently we saw Justify and American Pharoah winning the Triple Crown in 2018 and 2015, respectively. They both hailed from the barn of trainer Bob Baffert, who is the leading active winner of Triple Crown races.

The most recent filly to win the Belmont Stakes was Rags to Riches in 2007. She defeated Curlin, who went on to be a Hall of Fame runner and Horse of the Year. Fillies in the Belmont were common in the old days, but rarely attempted now.

A list of the all-time Belmont Stakes winners is as follows:

Year Belmont Stakes Winning Horse
2020 Tiz the Law
2019 Sir Winston
2018 Justify (Triple Crown Winner)
2017 Tapwrit
2016 Creator
2015 American Pharaoh (Triple Crown Winner)
2014 Tonalist
2013 Palace Malice
2012 Union Rags
2011 Ruler on Ice
2010 Drosselmeyer
2009 Summer Bird
2008 Da’Tara
2007 Rags to Riches (Filly)
2006 Jazil
2005 Afleet Alex
2004 Birdstone
2003 Empire Maker
2002 Sarava
2001 Point Given
2000 Commendable
1999 Lemon Drop Kid
1998 Victory Gallop (Canadian)
1997 Touch Gold
1996 Editor’s Note
1995 Thunder Gulch
1994 Tabasco Cat
1993 Colonial Affair
1992 A.P. Indy
1991 Hansel
1990 Go And Go
1989 Easy Goer
1988 Risen Star
1987 Bet Twice
1986 Danzig Connection
1985 Creme Fraiche
1984 Swale
1983 Caveat
1982 Conquistador Cielo
1981 Summing
1980 Temperence Hill
1979 Coastal
1978 Affirmed (Triple Crown Winner)
1977 Seattle Slew (Triple Crown Winner)
1976 Bold Forbes
1975 Avatar
1974 Little Current
1973 Secretariat (Triple Crown Winner)
1972 Riva Ridge
1971 Pass Catcher
1970 High Echelon
1969 Arts and Letters
1968 Stage Door Johnny
1967 Damascus
1966 Amberoid
1965 Hail To All
1964 Quadrangle
1963 Chateaugay
1962 Jaipur
1961 Sherluck
1960 Celtic Ash
1959 Sword Dancer
1958 Cavan
1957 Gallant Man
1956 Needles
1955 Nashua
1954 High Gun
1953 Native Dancer
1952 One Count
1951 Counterpoint
1950 Middleground
1949 Capot
1948 Citation (Triple Crown Winner)
1947 Phalanx
1946 Assault (Triple Crown Winner)
1945 Pavot
1944 Bounding Home
1943 Count Fleet (Triple Crown Winner)
1942 Shut Out
1941 Whirlaway (Triple Crown Winner)
1940 Bimelech
1939 Johnstown
1938 Pasteurized
1937 War Admiral (Triple Crown Winner)
1936 Granville
1935 Omaha (Triple Crown Winner)
1934 Peace Chance
1933 Hurryoff
1932 Faireno
1931 Twenty Grand
1930 Gallant Fox (Triple Crown Winner)
1929 Blue Larkspur
1928 Vito
1927 Chance Shot
1926 Crusader
1925 American Flag
1924 Mad Play
1923 Zev
1922 Pillory
1921 Grey Lag
1920 Man o’ War
1919 Sir Barton (Triple Crown Winner)
1918 Johren
1917 Hourless
1916 Friar Rock
1915 The Finn
1914 Luke McLuke
1913 Prince Eugene
1912 No Race – Hart–Agnew Law
1911 No Race – Hart–Agnew Law
1910 Sweep
1909 Joe Madden
1908 Colin
1907 Peter Pan
1906 Burgomaster
1905 Tanya (Filly)
1904 Delhi
1903 Africander
1902 Masterman
1901 Commando
1900 Ildrim
1899 Jean Bereaud
1898 Bowling Brook
1897 Scottish Chieftain
1896 Hastings
1895 Belmar
1894 Henry of Navarre
1893 Comanche
1892 Patron
1891 Foxford
1890 Burlington
1889 Eric
1888 Sir Dixon
1887 Hanover
1886 Inspector B
1885 Tyrant
1884 Panique
1883 George Kinney
1882 Forester
1881 Saunterer
1880 Grenada
1879 Spendthrift
1878 Duke of Magenta
1877 Cloverbrook
1876 Algerine
1875 Calvin
1874 Saxon
1873 Springbok
1872 Joe Daniels
1871 Harry Bassett
1870 Kingfisher
1869 Fenian
1868 General Duke
1867 Ruthless (Filly)

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