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Justify’s Triple Crown Bid, Full Belmont Park Card Simulcast Available Saturday, June 9

June 07, 2018


Belmont Park’s stakes-filled Saturday card, highlighted by Justify’s attempt to become the sport’s 13th Triple Crown winner in the Belmont Stakes, will be simulcast in its entirety at Monmouth Park, with gates opening at 11 a.m. that day. The first race on the 13-race Belmont Park card has a post time of 11:35 a.m. 

The Belmont Stakes has a listed post time of 6:46 p.m. The undercard includes the Grade 1 Ogden Phipps, the Grade 1 Acorn, the Grade 2 Brooklyn Invitational, the Grade 2 Jaipur, the Grade 2 Woody Stephens, the Grade 1 Just A Game, the Grade 1 Met Mile and the Grade 1 Manhattan.

Advance wagering on the Belmont Stakes and the full Saturday Belmont Park card will be available on Friday at Monmouth Park.

In conjunction with Justify’s run at history, Monmouth Park is giving out free Justify pins to fans while supplies last. 

Saturday will also be Scarlet Knights Saturday, with all fans wearing Rutgers gear receiving free grandstand admission. Rutgers will have a tent by the grandstand fountain to share information about its football team. 

The school’s mascot will be available for pictures with fans and the Rutgers Dance Crew will be on hand as well.