Important High quality has gained 153rd working of the Belmont Stakes, beating runner-up Scorching Rod Charlie by a size and a half after the 2 have been neck-and-neck within the last straightaway.
Important High quality, the favourite for the Kentucky Derby and Saturday’s race at Belmont Park, frolicked close to the rear of the eight-horse area for almost all of the race earlier than jockey Luis Saez made an outdoor transfer heading into the ultimate flip. Pacesetter Scorching Rod Charlie fought arduous, however Important High quality had extra within the tank and finally took the lead. The unofficial successful time for the 1 1/2-mile race was 2 minutes, 27.11 seconds.
Rombauer, winner of the Preakness Stakes, completed third.
Sporting Information tracked the 2021 Belmont Stakes. Observe alongside beneath for highlights, end order and extra from Belmont Park:
Belmont Stakes end order
|1||Important High quality||$4.60||$3.00||$2.60|
|2||Scorching Rod Charlie||$4.10||$2.90|
|6||Rock Your World|
|8||France Go De Ina|
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6:54 p.m.: And Important High quality wins it with an unofficial time of two:27.11! He beats runner-up Scorching Rod Charlie by a size and a half.
6:53 p.m.: Important High quality making his method outdoors heading into the straightaway.
6:51 p.m.: And so they’re off! Scorching Rod Charlie takes the lead heading into the primary flip.
6:39 p.m.: And right here comes Important High quality, the favourite at Belmont Park:
6:34 p.m.: It is about that point:
5:55 p.m.: Home Spending wins the Manhattan Stakes:
4:57 p.m.: Silver State wins the Met Mile.
4:05 p.m.: Your winner of the Only a Recreation Stakes: Althiqa.
3:29 p.m.: Letruska wins the Ogden Phipps at Belmont Park:
2:52 p.m.: Casa Creen wins the Jaipur:
2:14 p.m.: Search Outcomes wins the Acorn Stakes:
1:37 p.m.: Lone Rock wins the Brooklyn Stakes:
2021 Belmont Stakes submit time
Protection of the Belmont Stakes started at 3 p.m. ET Saturday on NBCSN earlier than transferring to NBC at 5 p.m. for pre-race and post-race protection in addition to the race itself. The race has a scheduled submit time of 6:49 p.m. ET at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y.
Belmont Stakes submit positions
Eight horses will race in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes after Medina Spirit was banned from working within the race and after Insurgent’s Romance was introduced to be out of the race on account of an an infection, in accordance with Godolphin.
Preakness winner Rombauer will go away from the third submit place and had 3-1 betting odds to win the Belmont Stakes. Important High quality was the early betting favourite at 2-1.
|2||Important High quality||2/1|
|4||Scorching Rod Charlie||7/2|
|5||France Go de Ina||30/1|
|7||Rock Your World||9/2|