The one and half mile long, "test of the champions", the Belmont Stakes is going to be held this Saturday. This year, it is very special because of the possibility of Triple Crown happening as I'll Have Another has a shot at winning the crown, ending a drought of 34 years.
In honor of that occasion, on Thursday June 7th, the Empire State Building is going to be decked out in the colors of "Belmont Green" White and Purple (the color of the silks on I'll Have Another. (source: nyra).
This is a great way to get the city and its visitors involved in the great party that is horse racing!
I'll Have Another is going in as a strong favorite, but he has fend of some serious challengers in Dullahan, Union Rags, Paynter, Street Life among others. Also contending for the stakes are Optimizer, Unstoppable U, Guyana Star Dweej and others.
The coverage of Live draw will be available on the stakes page on Wed 11-1130am. Coverage on the Belmont Stakes will be provided by NBC.
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