Belmont Stakes Legends

Below are some facts and figures regarding this great race, which point out many of those legends that has made the “Race For The Carnations” one of the greatest sporting events in the USA


Probably the most talked about victory in the Belmont Stakes history was the run away victory of Secretariat in 1973. This incredible colt, not only won the race in the record time of 2min 24 seconds, his 31 length win is also longest ever margin of victory in the history of US Grade One racing. By winning in 1973, Secretariat became the 11th horse to win the Triple Crown.

Top Trainers

The following is the list of the most successful trainers in the Belmont Stakes.

Top Jockeys

Below is listed those top jockeys who have earned legendary status by the number of wins they have had in this Race For The Carnations.

Miscellaneous Records

Below are some other noteworthy historical records.

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