What: The 149th Belmont Stakes
When: Saturday, June 10, 2017 5:00 PM EST
The Belmont Stakes is a Thoroughbred horse racing event that happens annually. It is held at the Belmont Park located in Belmont, New York. The race is 1.5 miles (2.4 km) long and is open to Thoroughbreds who are three years old. This year, the 149th Belmont Stakes will take place from June 8 to 10. The main event will be on June 10th, Saturday at 5 pm Eastern Time.
The Belmont Stakes is a popular event and is among the well-attended race horsing events. Since 1977, it has had the highest viewing rate among households, drawing 21.9 million audience viewers in 2004. The race has been dubbed by many names, including the “Run of the Carnations” and the “Test of Champions”.
In 1973, the Triple Crown Winner Secretariat won the Belmont Stakes and set a mile and a half stakes record. In the 2017 Belmont Stakes, contenders like Epicharis, Classic Empire, Meantime, and Lookin at Lee are among those who will vie for the crown.
On television, The Belmont Stakes can be seen through NBCSN and NBC. The good news is that you can watch the Belmont Stakes even without spending money on cable TV. Through fuboTV, you can watch the Belmont Stakes for free.
fuboTV is a streaming service; you can watch live sports and news, as well as movies, TV shows, and a lot more. You only need an internet connection and any streaming players to watch.
You can subscribe to fuboTV monthly for only $35 with no contract or obligation to stay for a given period. The NBCSN – one of the networks that will be broadcasting the Belmont Stakes is included in your subscription, so you can definitely watch the Test of Champions. There are other networks included like the NBC (in select areas), NBA TV, Fox News, FX, FS1 and so much more.