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2012 Belmont Stakes

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Location  Belmont Park
Winning horse  Union Rags
Trainer  Michael R. Matz
Date  June 9, 2012
Jockey  John Velazquez
Owner  Chadds Ford Stable
2012 Belmont Stakes

The 2012 Belmont Stakes was the 144th running of the Belmont Stakes and the race was won by Union Rags ridden by jockey John Velazquez. It was broadcast in the United States by NBC. The post time was scheduled for 6:35 p.m. EDT (10:35 p.m. UTC).


The race was run without a Triple Crown at stake as Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner I'll Have Another was scratched from the race due to a leg injury. The field was announced on June 8, 2012.

The official attendance was 85,811.


The Belmont Stakes Payout Schedule

  • $2 Exacta: (3–9) paid $31.40
  • $2 Trifecta: (3–9–4) paid $496.00
  • $1 Superfecta: (3–9–4–1) paid $1906.00
  • Field

    The winner of the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes, I'll Have Another, was declared in the race but was scratched due to a leg injury. Dullahan, third in the Kentucky Derby; and Union Rags, seventh in the same race, were also declared.

    Dullahan started the 5/2 favorite.

  • Margins – neck, 1 34 lengths
  • Time – 2:30:42
  • Track – Fast
  • References

    2012 Belmont Stakes Wikipedia

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