Looking for early info on this year’s Belmont Classic? The experts at Neds have put together everything you need to know before this year’s race.
Run over 2,200 metres, the Belmont Classic is a Listed race taking place at Belmont Park Racecourse. With a $100,000 prize purse, it attracts fillies, colts and geldings which have done well at Belmont Park at a staying distance before.
This race has a WestSpeed nominators bonus of $5,000, as well as a WestSpeed owners bonus totalling $22,500 for qualified horses.
Belmont Classic 2019 – Quick Information
- Race Day: Saturday, July 20th, 2019
- Track Location: Belmont Park Racecourse
- Track Surface: Turf
- Track Direction: Left-handed
- Race Distance: 2,200 metres
- Weight Conditions: Set weights
- Qualification: Three year olds
- Type: Thoroughbred
- Grade: Listed
- Operator: Western Australian Turf Club
- Prize Purse: $100,000
Belmont Classic Betting
There are many different ways to bet on the Belmont Classic, we’ve included some of the most popular options below:
|Bet Type||How To Place This Type Of Bet In This Year’s Belmont Classic|
|Win Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will take first place in this year’s race.|
|Place Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s race. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.|
|Each-Way Bet||If your runner finishes 1st in the Belmont Classic, you will collect both the Win and the Place dividend. If your horse finishes 2nd or 3rd you will collect the Place dividend.|
|Quinella Bet||You must select the runners that finish 1st and 2nd in any order, within the Belmont Classic, in order to win the Quinella.|
|Exacta Bet||You must select the runners that finish 1st and 2nd in the correct order, within the Belmont Classic to win the Exacta.|
|Trifecta Bet||You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within the Belmont Classic to win the Trifecta.|
|First Four||You must select runners that finish 1st, 2nd ,3rd and 4th in the correct order, within the Belmont Classic to win the First 4.|
|Quadrella Bet (Quaddie)||You must select the winners of four nominated races to win the Quaddie. This means you would have to select three other races apart from the Belmont Classic, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.|
How To Bet On The Belmont Classic
- Login at neds.com.au
- Make sure to check out form guide, once it’s released
- Decide what kind of bet you’re going to place (Win, Place, Each-Way, Trifecta + more betting options, please read our section on Belmont Classic Betting above).
- Select the horse(s) for the race.
Belmont Classic 2019 Odds
Early market odds are displayed below. If you would like to know the current odds, you can check our live market for the 2019 edition of the Belmont Classic here.
(Please note that the odds below are from 25/06/2019, prior to nominations or acceptances).
|All In||Win Odds||Place Odds|
Which Horse Will Win The Belmont Classic
The best way to pick who will win the Belmont Classic is to take into account the form, assess the barriers, consider the weight the horse will carry, among other factors.
Additional factors to take into considerations are as follows:
- Lead Ups – The Aquanita Stakes, as well as the Belmont Oaks, should both provide good entrants into this race.
Belmont Classic Favourites
Early favourites include TBA #1, TBA #2, TBA #3 and TBA #4.
Belmont Classic 2019 Field
Once acceptances have been released, we will display the most likely runners below.
Belmont Classic 2019 Tips
Best Bet: TBA.
Best Roughie: TBA.
Belmont Classic Race Day
Race day takes place on Saturday, the 20th of July, 2019.
Belmont Classic Barrier Draw
The 2019 Belmont Classic barrier draw will be released to the public a few days before the race.
Belmont Classic Nominations
Nominations close at 11:30 AM on Tuesday, the 16th of July, 2019.
Belmont Classic Weights
Set weights apply to this race. Final weights are announced at 6 PM on Tuesday, the 16th of July, 2019.
Belmont Classic Acceptances
Acceptances must be declared before 12:00 PM on Wednesday, the 17th of July, 2019.
Belmont Classic Jockeys
The final riders announcement is at 2 PM on Wednesday, the 17th of July, 2019.
Belmont Classic Scratchings
Scratchings close at 10:00 AM on Saturday, the 20th of July, 2019.
Belmont Classic Prize Money
The Belmont Classic prize purse is worth $100,000 in total, distributed from places first through to tenth.
Belmont Classic Race Number
The Belmont Classic is race number 8 on the 20th of July, 2019. There are eight races in total that day at Belmont Park Racecourse.
Belmont Classic Form Guide
The final form guide will be available the week of the race. You can check our full form guide closer to race day to see if the form guide for 2019’s Belmont Classic has been released.
Belmont Classic Live
You can watch or listen to the 2019 Belmont Classic live, across the following mediums.
Pay television: Sky Racing 1 (channel 526 on Foxtel)
Radio: Radio Sport National
Belmont Classic Winners
Winners of the Belmont Classic for the past nineteen years are displayed in the table below.
|2018||Come Play With Me||Adam Durrant||Peter Knuckey||56.5 kgs||2:26.26|
|2017||Jackpot Prince||G Durrant & J Miller||Clint Johnston-Porter||56.5 kgs||2:21.27|
|2016||Rosmartini||Simon A Miller||Jason Whiting||54.5 kgs||2:22.88|
|2015||Dark Musket||Graeme Ballantyne||Shaun O’Donnell||56.5 kgs||2:19.03|
|2014||Proceedwithcaution||Darren Mcauliffe||Ben Kennedy||56.5 kgs||2:20.16|
|2013||Summah’s Touch||Adam Durrant||Ben Paterson||54.5 kgs||2:19.46|
|2012||Elusive Image||Grant Williams||William Pike||56.5 kgs||2:19.97|
|2011||Miss Tipsy Topsy||Stan Bates||Jason Whiting||54 kgs||2:20.87|
|2010||Peach Tree||Mark B. Reed||Daniel Staeck||54 kgs||2:18.02|
|2009||Mega Steel||Colin Webster||Clint Harvey||56 kgs||2:17.49|
|2008||Cohort||Ivan Haggerty||Paul Harvey||56 kgs||2:18.83|
|2007||Lords Ransom||Adam Durrant||William Pike||56 kgs||2:19.66|
|2006||Tayasu Run||Bruce Hyde||Shaun O’Donnell||53.5 kgs||2:20.96|
|2005||Empire Dancer||Michael Grant||Jason Whiting||53.5 kgs||2:25.42|
|2004||Intowishin||Alan Mathews||Patrick Carbery||56 kgs||2:20.92|
|2003||Priceless Matt||Fred Kersley||John Claite||56 kgs||2:22.31|
|2002||Dexian||Phil Humann||Jason Whiting||55.5 kgs||2:19.48|
|2001||Shot Of Thunder||David Edwards||Paul King||55.5 kgs||2:19.77|
|2000||Now’s Good||Norm Payne||Jason Brown||55.5 kgs||2:20.35|