The 151st running of the Belmont Stakes should be under sunny skies and on a perfectly dry track.
The 151st running of the Belmont Stakes is scheduled to get underway at 6:48 p.m. ET on Saturday, June 8.
The final leg of the American Triple Crown gets underway on Saturday with Tacitus a 9/5 favorite to triumph.
The three-year-old Colt is 9/5 favorite to triumph at the Belmont Stakes after finishing third in the Kentucky Derby.
Justify will race for the Triple Crown Saturday.
Burger King Paid $200,000 to Have Mascot Stand Next to American Pharoah Trainer Bob Baffert at Belmont Stakes
Baffert donated the Monday to charity.
Wins Belmont Stakes with Victor Espinoza aboard, becoming 12th horse to capture the Triple Crown.
The last Triple Crown winner was Affirmed in 1978.
Last year's Stakes were plagued by huge crowds, over 100,000 total.
In past years, the official drink has been the Belmont Breeze.