June 9, 2012; Elmont, NY, USA; A general view of the starting gate during the 144th running of Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park. Mandatory Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports

Belmont Stakes 2013: Date, Start Time, Location and More

Oxbow was able to ruin Orb’s chances at accomplishing the first Triple Crown since Affirmed last won in 1978, but there will still be a little interest leading up to the Belmont Stakes just a few weeks from now. The Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York is the third and final leg of the Triple Crown.

NBC will begin coverage from Belmont at 5 p.m. ET on June 8, with the race set to post at 6:40 p.m. ET.

For those interested in the Belmont Stakes, here is the information you will need to know:

Location: Elmont, New York
Race Course: Belmont Park
Date: Saturday, June 8
Post Time: 6:40 p.m. ET
Live Stream: NBC Sports Live Extra

The field of contenders for the Belmont Stakes has not yet been announced, but we can expect official word to begin trickling out with the conclusion of the Preakness.

All official post positions, odds and jockeys will be announced on Wednesday, June 5 live from Belmont Park.

Will you be tuning in to the third leg of the Triple Crown or have you lost all interest following Orb’s loss at Pimlico? Sound off in the comments section and share your thoughts.

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