The Belmont Stakes is the third and final leg of the venerated US Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing, while the Kentucky Derby is the first leg and the Preakness, the second. As always, this year too, the 2010 Belmont Stakes will be hosted at the Belmont Park Racecourse in New York, US on 5 June, Saturday. Like the Kentucky Derby, the Belmont Stakes is also a Grade I race; the fourth most attended million dollar US Grade I Stakes race and boasts a purse value of $1 million. The event is meant for three year old colts, fillies and geldings. Past winners include popular names such as Summer Bird, Bird Stone, Tabasco Cat and the forever favorite of horse fans all over the world; Secretariat. Horse lovers can now virtually run racing megastars such as Secretariat online in 3D simulation horse games for free.
No sports fan would ever miss out on the Belmont Stakes, an action-packed racing event. This year, the race will be run for the 142nd year and will be televised on the ABC television network in the United States. If you want more information about the 2010 Belmont Stakes, visit the official New York Racing Association website. Here you will get the latest updates on the event as well as information on the great champions contending in the race. The Belmont is a long way off but the Kentucky Derby is quite near. This year, it is going to be held on 1 May, 2010 at Churchill Downs, Louisville in Kentucky. In the meantime, horse lovers can have fun playing virtual horse games in 3D.
The rich history of one of America’s oldest racing event, the Belmont Stakes can be traced back to 1866, Jerome Park Racetrack at the Bronx. With an audience capacity of approximately 90,000 and a seating capacity of 32,941, the 2010 Belmont Stakes is sure to attract horse crazy fans not only from all over the country but also the world. Many horse games websites also offer live relay of international equestrian events.
Preakness Stakes, the second leg of the spectacular US Triple Crown series will be held on 15 May this year. The 2010 Preakness Stakes will be its 135th running and will be televised on the NBC television network in the United States. But until then you can download horse games for free from any online gaming portal. Just be careful to download only from a genuine website which does not contain any malware or spyware.