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|Grade I race|
The final and longest leg of the
United States Triple Crown
"The Third Jewel of the Triple Crown"
The Test of the Champion
"The Run for the Carnations"
Elmont, New York, Unitit States
|Distance||1½ miles (12 furlongs)|
|Record||2:24, Secretariat (1973)|
|Wecht||Cowt/Libbin: 126 pounds (57 kg); Filly: 121 pounds (55 kg)|
The Belmont Stakes is an American Grade I stakes Thoraebred horse race held ivery Juin at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. It is a 1.5-mile-long (2.4 km) horse race, appen tae three-year-auld Thoraebreds.