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Tapwrit Wins Belmont Stakes by 2 Lengths for Pletcher

NEW YORK (AP) — The road to the winner’s circle in the Belmont Stakes ran through the Kentucky Derby, even if the Derby and Preakness winners skipped the final leg of the Triple Crown.

Jockey Kent Desormeaux rides Exaggerator onto the track for a training session ahead of the 148th running of the Belmont Stakes, at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York, on June 6, 2016

Belmont Stakes Odds

The 148th running of the Belmont Stakes takes place on Saturday at around 6:32 p.m. Eastern.

147th Belmont Stakes

American Pharoah Wins Belmont Stakes, Triple Crown

NEW YORK (AP) — At long last, the Triple Crown drought is over. American Pharoah led all the way to win the Belmont Stakes by 5 ½ lengths on Saturday, becoming the first horse in 37 years to sweep the