It’s a big racing day on tap on the Belmont Racing Schedule for July 7, 2018. It’s the Stars & Stripes Day with a total of 5 Graded Stakes Races throughout the day. A total of 11 races for the day at Belmont Racetrack in Elmont, NY kicking off at 1:30 PM EDT.
Looks like a perfect, sunny day for racing today so let’s take a look at the 5 Graded Stakes Races. Starting with race #6 at Belmont Park with an estimated post time of 4:36 PM EDT. Check your local listings for coverage of the races.
Belmont Park – Elmont, NY
Race #6 – 4:36 PM EDT – $300k Dwyer Stakes G3: 1-Mile on the dirt with a field of 7 entries. Trainer Aiden P. O’Brien has two entries in this race. #1 Seahenge and the #6 Mendelssohn who is coming off a very disappointing outing in the 2018 Kentucky Derby finishing dead last. Maybe a shorter field will be to his liking today?
Race #7 -5:11 PM EDT – $350k Belmont Sprint Championship Stakes G2: 7-Furlongs on the dirt with a field of 6 entries. This race is also part of the “Win and You’re In” Breeders Cup Challenge Races. Keep track of all the winners so far of the Breeders Cup Challenge Races and the remaining schedule as well.
Race #8 – 5:46 PM EDT – $1,000,000 Belmont Oaks Invitational Stakes G1: 1-1/4 Miles on the turf with a field of 10 entries. Six out of the ten entries are European entries for this race.
Race #9 – 6:18 PM EDT – $700k Suburban Stakes G2: 1-1/4 Miles on the dirt with a field of 11 entries.
Race #10 – 6:50 PM EDT – $1,200,000 Belmont Derby Invitational Stakes G1: 1-1/4 Miles on the turf with a field of 9 entries. Late closer My Boy Jack (5th in the 2018 Kentucky Derby) is running out of post position #9. Will he be able to run everyone down at the finish to win this race?
It’s not too late to get in on the action today at any racetrack to start your online wagering. It’s easy to set up an account through TVG or Twinspires and watch the races knowing you have a rooting interest.