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133rd BELMONT STAKES

133rd BELMONT STAKES

Grade I for three-year-olds; 10th race at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y. Date?June 9, 2001; Distance?11/2 miles; Stakes Purse?$1,000,000 ($600,000 to winner; $200,000 for 2nd; $110,000 for 3rd; $60,000 for 4th; $30,000 for 5th); Track?Fast; Off?6:10 p.m. EDT; Favorite?Point Given (8-5 odds).

Winner?Point Given; Field?9 horses; Time?2:262/5; Start?Good for all; Won?Driving; Sire?Thunder Gulch; Dam?Turko's Turn; Record (going into race): 10 starts, 6 wins, 3 seconds; Last Start?1st in Preakness (May 19); Breeder?The Thoroughbred Corp.

Order of Finish Jockey PP 1/4 1/23/4MileStretch Finish To $1
Point GivenGary Stevens93-hd3-11/21-hd1-21-71-121/41.35
A P ValentineVictor Espinoza87-11/24-hd4-62-32-12-3/45.90
MonarchosJorge Chavez56-hd7-21/26-53-hd3-1/23-15.00
Dollar BillPat Day38-hd98-85-hd5-84-21/26.60
Invisible InkJohn Velazquez14-11/25-21/25-1/24-31/24-21/25-71/210.10
Thunder BlitzJerry Bailey45-hd6-hd7-1/27-56-1/26-53/412.70
Buckle Down BenCorey Nakatani62-1/22-1/22-hd6-37-157-151/228.75
Balto StarChris McCarron21-11/21-1/23-hd8-128-208-283/412.00
Dr. GreenfieldEdgar Prado798-hd999919.60
Times?234/5; 48; 1:113/5; 1:352/5; 2:003/5; 2:262/5.
$2 Mutual Prices?#9 Point Given ($4.70, $3.70, $3.00); #8 A P Valentine ($5.00, $3.90); #5 Monarchos ($4.20).
Exacta?(9-8) for $20.60; Trifecta?(9-8-5) for $76.00; Pick Three?None; Scratched?None; Overweights?None; Attendance?73,857; TV Rating? 4.9/14 share (NBC).
Trainers & Owners (by finish): 1?Bob Baffert & The Thoroughbred Corp; 2?Nick Zito & Ol Memorial Stable (Michael Tabor/Rick Pitino); 3?John Ward Jr. & John Oxley; 4?Dallas Stewart & Gary/Mary West; 5?Todd Pletcher & Peachtree Stable; 6?Joe Orseno & Stronach Stable; 7?D. Wayne Lukas & Michael Tabor; 8?Todd Pletcher & Anstu Stables, Inc.; 9?Gerard Butler & Team Valor.

126th PREAKNESS STAKESThe 2001 Triple Crown
The 2001 Triple Crown