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Belmont - Historical Events
Date Event
1861-11-07

Battle of Belmont, MO

1867-06-19

1st Belmont: J Gilpatrick aboard Ruthless wins in 3:05

1868-06-10

2nd Belmont: Bobby Swim aboard General Duke wins in 3:02

1869-06-05

3rd Belmont: C Miller aboard Fenian wins in 3:04.25

1870-06-04

4th Belmont: W Dick aboard Kingfisher wins in 2:59.5

1871-06-10

5th Belmont: W Miller aboard Harry Basset wins in 2:56

1872-06-01

6th Belmont: James Roe aboard Joe Daniels wins in 2:58.25

1873-06-07

7th Belmont: James Roe aboard Springbok wins in 3:01.75

1874-06-13

8th Belmont: G Barbee aboard Saxon wins in 2:39.5

1875-06-12

9th Belmont: Bobby Swim aboard Calvin wins in 2:42.25

1876-06-10

10th Belmont: William Donohue aboard Algerine wins in 2:40.5

1877-06-09

11th Belmont: C Holloway aboard Cloverbrook wins in 2:46

1878-06-08

12th Belmont: L Hughes aboard Duke of Magenta wins in 2:43.5

1879-06-05

13th Belmont: George Evans riding Spendthrift wins in 2:42.75

1880-06-14

14th Belmont: L Hughes aboard Grenada wins in 2:47

1881-06-07

15th Belmont: T Costello aboard Saunterer wins in 2:47

1882-06-08

16th Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Forester wins in 2:43

1883-06-09

17th Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard George Kinney wins in 2:42.5

1884-06-04

18th Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Panique wins in 2:42

1885-06-06

19th Belmont: Paul Duffy aboard Tyrant wins in 2:43

1886-06-05

20th Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Inspector B wins in 2:41

1887-06-09

21st Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Hanover wins in 2:43.5

1888-06-09

22nd Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Sir Dixon wins in 2:40.25

1889-06-13

23rd Belmont: W Hayward aboard Eric wins in 2:47.25

1890-06-10

24th Belmont: Pike Barnes riding Burlington wins in 2:07.75

1891-06-10

25th Belmont: Ed Garrison riding Foxford wins in 2:08.75

1892-06-09

26th Belmont: W Hayward aboard Patron wins in 2:12

1893-06-10

27th Belmont: Willie Simms aboard Commanche wins in 1:53.25

1894-06-19

28th Belmont: Willie Simms aboard Henry of Navarre wins in 1:56.5

1895-11-02

29th Belmont: Fred Taral aboard Belmar wins in 2:11½

1896-06-02

30th Belmont: Henry Griffin aboard Hastings wins in 2:24.5

1897-05-29

31st Belmont: J Scherrer aboard Scottish Cheiftain wins in 2:23.25

1898-05-26

32nd Belmont: F Littlefield aboard Bowling Brook wins in 2:32

1899-05-25

33rd Belmont: R Clawson aboard Jean Beraud wins in 2:23

1899-11-23

Battle at Belmont, Cape colony: general Methuen beats Farmers

1900-05-24

34th Belmont: Nash Turner aboard Ildrim wins in 2:21¼

1901-05-23

35th Belmont: H Spencer aboard Commando wins in 2:21

1902-05-22

36th Belmont: John Bullman aboard Mastermam wins in 2:22.6

1903-05-27

37th Belmont: John Bullman aboard Africander wins in 2:21.75

1904-05-25

38th Belmont: George Odom aboard Delhi wins in 2:06.6

1905-05-24

39th Belmont: Eugene Hildebrand aboard Tanya wins in 2:08

1906-05-30

40th Belmont: Lucien Lyne aboard Burgomaster wins in 2:20

1907-05-30

41st Belmont: G Mountain aboard Peter Pan wins

1908-05-30

42nd Belmont: Joe Notter aboard Colin win

1909-06-02

43rd Belmont: Eddie Dugan riding Joe Madden wins in 2:21.6

1910-05-30

44th Belmont: James Butwell aboard Sweep wins in 2:22

1913-06-13

45th Belmont: Roscoe Troxler aboard Prince Eugene wins in 2:18

1914-06-20

46th Belmont: Merritt Buxton aboard Luke McLuke wins in 2:20

1915-06-05

47th Belmont: George Byrne aboard The Finn wins in 2:18.6

1916-06-10

48th Belmont: E Haynes aboard Friar Rock wins in 2:22

1917-06-16

49th Belmont: James Butwell aboard Hourless wins in 2:17.8

1918-06-15

50th Belmont: Frank Robinson aboard Johren wins in 2:20.6

1919-06-11

51st Belmont: J Loftus riding Sir Barton wins in 2:17.6 & Trip Crown

1920-06-12

52nd Belmont: Clarence Kummer aboard Man o' War wins in 2:14.2

1921-06-11

53rd Belmont: Earl Sande riding Grey Lag wins in 2:16.8

1922-06-10

54th Belmont: C H Miller aboard Pillory wins in 2:18.8

1923-06-09

55th Belmont: Earl Sande riding Zev wins in 2:19

1924-06-07

56th Belmont: Earl Sande aboard Mad Play wins in 2:18.8

1925-06-13

57th Belmont: Albert Johnson aboard American Flag wins in 2:16.8

1926-06-12

58th Belmont: Albert Johnson aboard Crusader wins in 2:32.2

1927-06-11

59th Belmont: Earl Sande riding Chance Shot wins in 2:32.6

1928-06-09

60th Belmont: Clarence Kummer aboard Vito wins in 2:33.2

1929-06-08

61st Belmont: Mack Garner aboard Blue Larkspur wins in 2:32.8

1930-06-07

62nd Belmont: Earl Sande aboard Gallant Fox wins in 2:31.6

1931-06-13

63rd Belmont: Charley Kurtsinger aboard Twenty Grand wins in 2:29.6

1932-06-04

64th Belmont: Tom Malley aboard Faireno wins in 2:32.8

1933-06-10

65th Belmont: Mack Garner aboard Hurryoff wins in 2:32.6

1934-06-09

66th Belmont: Wayne D Wright aboard Peace Chance wins in 2:29.2

1935-06-08

67th Belmont: Willie Saunders aboard Omaha wins in 2:30.6

1936-06-06

68th Belmont: James Stout aboard Granville wins in 2:30

1937-06-05

69th Belmont: Charley Kurtsinger aboard War Admiral wins in 2:28.6

1938-06-04

70th Belmont: James Stout aboard Pasteurized wins in 2:29.6

1939-06-03

71st Belmont: James Stout riding Johnstown wins in 2:29.6

1940-06-08

72nd Belmont: Fred A Smith aboard Bimelech wins in 2:29.6

1941-06-07

73rd Belmont: Eddie Arcaro aboard Whirlaway win in 2:31 (triple crown)

1942-06-06

74th Belmont: Eddie Arcaro aboard Shut Out wins in 2:29.2

1943-06-05

75th Belmont: Johnny Longden aboard Count Fleet wins in 2:28.2

1944-06-03

76th Belmont: G L Smith riding Bounding Home wins in 2:32.2

1945-06-23

77th Belmont: Eddie Arcaro aboard Pavot wins in 2:30.2

1946-06-01

78th Belmont: Warren Mehrtens aboard Assault wins in 2:30.8

1947-05-31

79th Belmont: Ruperto Donoso aboard Phalanx wins in 2:29.6

1948-06-12

80th Belmont: Eddie Arcaro aboard Citation wins in 2:28.2

1949-06-11

81st Belmont: Ted Atkinson aboard Capot wins in 2:30.2

1950-06-10

82nd Belmont: William Boland aboard Middleground wins in 2:28.6

1951-06-16

83rd Belmont: David Gorman aboard Counterpoint wins in 2:29

1952-06-07

84th Belmont: Eddie Arcaro aboard One Count wins in 2:30.2

1953-06-13

85th Belmont: Eric Guerin aboard Native Dancer wins in 2:28.6

1954-06-12

86th Belmont: Eric Guerin aboard High Gun wins in 2:30.8

1955-06-11

87th Belmont: Eddie Arcaro aboard Nashua wins in 2:29

1956-06-16

88th Belmont: David Erb aboard Needles wins in 2:29.8

1957-06-15

89th Belmont: Bill Shoemaker aboard Gallant Man wins in 2:26.6

1958-06-07

90th Belmont: Pete Anderson aboard Cavan wins in 2:30.2

1959-06-13

91st Belmont: Bill Shoemaker aboard Sword Dancer wins in 2:28.6

1960-06-11

92nd Belmont: Bill Hartack aboard Celtic Ash wins in 2:29.2

1961-06-03

93rd Belmont: Braulio Baeza aboard Sherluck wins in 2:29.2

1962-06-09

94th Belmont: Bill Shoemaker aboard Jaipur wins in 2:28.8

1963-06-08

95th Belmont: Braulio Baeza aboard Chateaugay wins in 2:30.2

1964-06-06

96th Belmont: Manuel Ycaza aboard Quadrangle wins in 2:28.6

1965-06-05

97th Belmont: John Sellers aboard Hail to All wins in 2:28.6

1966-06-04

98th Belmont: William Boland aboard Amberoid wins in 2:29.6

1967-06-03

99th Belmont: Bill Shoemaker aboard Damascus wins in 2:28.8

1968-06-01

100th Belmont: Gus Gustines aboard Stage Door Johnny wins in 2:27.2

1969-06-07

101st Belmont: Braulio Baeza aboard Arts & Letters wins in 2:28.8

1970-06-06

102nd Belmont: John Rotz aboard High Echelon wins in 2:34

1971-06-05

103rd Belmont: Walter Blum aboard Pass Catcher wins in 2:30.6

1972-06-10

104th Belmont: Ron Turcotte aboard Riva Ridge wins in 2:28

1973-06-09

105th Belmont: Ron Turcotte aboard Secretariat wins in 2:24, becoming the 1st Triple Crown winner in 25 years

1974-06-08

106th Belmont: Miguel Rivera aboard Little Current wins in 2:29.2

1975-06-09

107th Belmont: Bill Shoemaker aboard Avatar wins in 2:28.2

1976-06-05

108th Belmont: Angel Cordero Jr riding Bold Forbes wins in 2:29

1977-06-11

109th Belmont: Jean Cruguet riding Seattle Slew wins in 2:29.6

1978-06-10

110th Belmont: Steve Cauthen aboard Affirmed wins in 2:26.8

1979-06-09

111th Belmont: Ruben Hernandez aboard Coastal wins in 2:28.6

1980-06-07

112th Belmont: Eddie Maple aboard Temperence Hill wins in 2:29.8

1980-09-20

Spectacular Bid runs in Belmont alone as 3 horses drop out

1981-06-06

113th Belmont: George Martens aboard Summing wins in 2:29

1982-06-05

114th Belmont: Laffit Pincay Jr aboard Conquistador Cielo wins in 2:28

1983-06-11

115th Belmont: Laffit Pincay Jr aboard Caveat wins in 2:27.8

1984-06-09

116th Belmont: Laffit Pincay Jr aboard Swale wins in 2:27.2

1985-06-08

117th Belmont: Eddie Maple aboard Creme Fraiche wins in 2:27

1986-06-07

118th Belmont: Chris McCarron aboard Danzig Connect wins in 2:29.8

1987-06-06

119th Belmont: Craig Perret aboard Bet Twice wins in 2:28.2

1987-10-31

1st jockey to win 9 races in 1 day (Chris Antley at Belmont)

1988-06-11

120th Belmont: Eddie Delahoussaye aboard Risen Star wins in 2:26.6

1989-06-10

121st Belmont: Pat Day aboard Easy Goer wins in 2:26

1990-06-09

122nd Belmont: Michael Kinane aboard Go & Go wins in 2:27.2

1991-06-08

123rd Belmont: Jerry Bailey aboard Hansel wins in 2:28

1991-10-07

Scorecard Harry, Space Appeal & Cafe Lex in 9th race at Belmont, creating 2nd triple dead heat in NY thoroughbred racing history

1992-06-06

124th Belmont: Eddie Delahoussaye aboard AP Indy wins in 2:26

1993-06-05

125th Belmont: Julie Krone aboard Colonial Affair wins in 2:29.8

1993-11-06

Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Arcangues, Brocco, Cardmania, Hollywood Wildcat, Kotashaan, Lure, Phone Chatter at Belmont

1994-06-11

126th Belmont: Pat Day aboard Tabasco Cat wins in 2:26.8

1995-06-10

127th Belmont: Gary Stevens aboard Thunder Gulch wins in 2:32

1996-06-08

128th Belmont: Rene Douglas aboard Editor's Note wins in 2:28.96

1997-06-07

129th Belmont: Chris McCarron aboard Touch Gold wins in 2:28.8

1998-06-06

130th Belmont: Gary Stevens aboard Victory Gallop wins in 2:29

1999-06-05

131st Belmont: Jose Santos aboard Lemon Drop Kid wins in 2:27.88

2000-06-10

132nd Belmont: Pat Day aboard Commendable wins in 2:31.20

2001-06-09

133rd Belmont: Gary Stevens aboard Point Given wins in 2:26.80

2002-06-08

134th Belmont: Edgar Prado aboard Sarava wins in 2:29.71

2003-06-07

135th Belmont: Jerry Bailey aboard Empire Maker wins in 2:28.26

2004-06-05

136th Belmont: Edgar Prado aboard Birdstone wins in 2:27.50

2005-06-11

137th Belmont: Jeremy Rose aboard Afleet Alex wins in 2:28.75

2006-06-10

138th Belmont: Fernando Jara aboard Jazil wins in 2:27.81

2007-06-09

139th Belmont: John Velazquez aboard Rags To Riches wins in 2:28.74

2008-06-07

140th Belmont: Alan Garcia aboard Da Tara wins in 2:29.65

2009-06-06

141st Belmont: Kent Desormeaux aboard Summer Bird wins in 2:27.54

2010-06-05

142nd Belmont: Mike Smith riding Drosselmeyer wins in 2:31.57

2016-06-12

Creator Wins the Belmont Stakes

2017-06-11

Tapwrit wins 149th Belmont Stakes by two lengths over Irish War Cry

2018-06-10

Justify claims Triple Crown with Belmont Stakes win

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Belmont - Birthdays
Date Event
1816-12-08

August Belmont, Sr., Prussian-born American financier (d. 1890)

1853-01-17

Alva Belmont, American socialite & suffragette (d. 1933)

1853-02-18

August Belmont Jr, breeder (Man 'O War)/founder (NY Jockey Club)

1853-02-18

August Belmont Jr., Our Mutual Girl, No. 4

1865-03-08

Leo Belmont, Uwiedziona

1874-08-18

Joseph Belmont, A Good Elk

1879-12-13

Eleanor Robson Belmont, The Case of the Black Parrot

1882-04-09

Ralph Belmont, A Sea Mystery

1909-07-11

Georges Belmont, Anthony Burgess - La mécanique de l'orange

1921-9-20

Virginia Belmont, Dangers of the Canadian Mounted

1922-12-02

Lia Belmont, Op de kermis... op de kermis...!

1927-01-02

Richard Belmont Ray, (Rep-D-Ga) [or Feb 2]

1936-01-24

Charles Belmont, Spray of the Days

1938-11-17

Véra Belmont, Marquise

1946-12-29

Laffit Pincay Jr, jockey (Ky Derby 1984, Belmont 1982-84, Swale)

1957-08-29

Jerry Bailey, 147th Belmont Stakes

1962-09-15

Patricia "Patty" Shea, Belmont NY, field hockey goalie (Olympics-96)

1963-07-24

Julie Krone, Benton Harbor Mich, jockey (1st female to win Belmont-93)

1972-02-10

Sara Simmons, Belmont Mass, rower (Olympics-96)

1982-10-23

J.J. Cormier, Saint-Belmont

1982-9-18

Travis Nettles, 201 Belmont

1983-12-01

Cory Kastle, Greg Belmont, Emo Werewolf Hunter

1986-03-15

Paige Belmont, No Princess in the Castle

1991-06-20

Israella Garbo, 201 Belmont

Belmont - Deaths
Date Event
1890-11-24

August Belmont, Sr., Prussian-born financier (b. 1816)

1924-12-10

August Belmont Jr., Our Mutual Girl, No. 4

1933-01-26

Alva Belmont, American socialite (b. 1853)

1939-05-16

Joseph Belmont, A Good Elk

1941-10-19

Leo Belmont, Uwiedziona

1979-10-24

Eleanor Robson Belmont, The Case of the Black Parrot

1988-10-13

Mike Venezia, jockey, dies in 5th-race fall at Belmont Race Track, NY

2001-09-01

Lia Belmont, Op de kermis... op de kermis...!

2008-12-26

Georges Belmont, Anthony Burgess - La mécanique de l'orange

2011-05-15

Charles Belmont, Spray of the Days

2014-05-06

Virginia Belmont, Dangers of the Canadian Mounted


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