The 2022 Belmont Stakes will be held on Saturday and is expected to be one of the best races of the year, as it has been in the past. Continue reading to learn about the final purse and payouts.
There will be no Triple Crown winner this year, unfortunately. The reason for this is because Kentucky Derby Champion Rich Strike and his owner decided that entering him in the Preakness Stakes, which took place just a few weeks ago, would be a bad idea. His owner made the decision that he should focus on this race. Rich Strike currently has the third-best odds of winning the race.
Where To Watch The 2022 Belmont Stakes
To watch the 2022 Belmont Stakes, check out national TV coverage of the races that will start at 3 p.m. ET on CNBC with NBC taking the coverage over from 5-7 p.m. EST. The start time for the Belmont Stakes is 6:49 p.m. EST.
What’s The Prize For The Belmont Stakes?
The Belmont Stakes has a total purse of $1.5 million. The first-place winner will get $800,000 in prize money.
- 2nd Place: $280,000
- 3rd Place: $150,000
- 4th Place: $100,000
- 5th Place: $60,000
Where Is The Belmont Stakes?
The 154th edition of the race will take place in Elmont, New York’s Belmont Park.
— Belmont Stakes (@BelmontStakes) June 10, 2022
Belmont Stakes Post Positions
- We the People
- Rich Strike
- Creative Minister
- Mo Donegal
- Golden Glider
- Barber Road