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