Another horsing competition that goes by the name of Belmont Stakes is the Grade 1 horse racing contest in America. This was inaugurated 154 years ago in 1867. The race played on a flat surface at Belmont Park in New York every year. The horses that participate are all 3 years. The track is also referred to as the CHampions Track because almost all the champions of the race have played before on the same.
This is going to be the 154th season of the Belmont Stakes. The Belmont Stakes 2022 is scheduled to be held on 11th June 2022. The Belmont Stakes is usually held on the first or the second Saturday of the month of June. It takes place 5 weeks after the Kentucky Derby and three weeks after the Preakness Stakes. So let’s have a look at the details of this game.
Belmont Stakes 2022 Everything you need to know
Its been 154 years since the inception of this Grade 1 flat surface horse racing competition in Belmont Park, Elmont, New York, America. However, what’s interesting is that this 4th oldest competition was not played in Belmont before, for quite a few years it was played at the Jerome Park Racetrack in the Bronx starting in 1867.
The time of the game, Belmont Stakes will begin with day slate events at 4 PM EST, however, the main game for which everyone comes to watch is later in the evening at 6:45 PM EST. The official broadcasting partner for the Belmont stakes 2022 is NBC sports. You can catch the live action on the website and app of NBC sports as well at 5 PM EST. The track at Belmont Park is measured to be 1.5 miles, 12 furlongs.
Belmont Stakes 2022 Prize Money Breakdown
Here we have the details regarding the prize purse and the winner’s share which is offered at Belmont Stakes 2022 edition. The Prize purse of Belmont Stakes 2022 is buzzed to be US$1.5 million. This is the same amount which was collected last year too. However in the year 2020, due to the pandemic situation, the prize purse was cut to 1 million dollars.
The winner of the Belmont Stakes 2022 will earn a handsome share of $750k. Adding to this the winner of the race will also be entitled to a winning bonus and ticket revenue share as side bonuses. Here we have the breakdown of the top 5 winners of the Belmont Stakes 2022.