| Belmont Park|
Michael R. Matz
| June 9, 2012|
Chadds Ford Stable
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.
2012 Belmont Stakes Wikipedia
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
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 3⁄4 lengths
Time – 2:30:42
Track – Fast