Justify wins 150th Belmont Stakes, becoming 13th Triple Crown winner
Justify has won the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes and the 13th Triple Crown at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York.
ELMONT, N.Y. (WDRB) — Justify has won the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes and the 13th Triple Crown at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York.
The unbeaten Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner broke from post No. 1 as the 4-5 favorite going into Saturday's race.
Justify made history against the largest Belmont field, 10 competitors including five beaten rivals from the Derby, to join Seattle Slew as the only second unbeaten Triple Crown champion.
WDRB's Tom Lane and Eric Crawford are in New York, and will have a full report online and on WDRB News at 10 p.m.
Here are the payouts.
1. Win: Justify (4/5) $3.60 $3.50 $2.80
6. Place: Gronkowski (24-1) $13.80 $7.00
4. Show: Hofburg (5-1) $3.70
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