Where to Watch/Listen: Belmont Stakes Week 2022

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Fans pack the Belmont Park grounds for one of New York’s greatest sporting traditions. (Penelope P. Miller/America's Best Racing)

After an eventful five weeks that began with one of the most exciting upsets in horse racing history, the final leg of the Triple Crown is fast approaching, with the 154th Belmont Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets set for Saturday, June 11, at Belmont Park. Rich Strike, the 80.80-1 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve winner, is set to return at “Big Sandy” where he’ll face a strong group of challengers including Mo Donegal and Nest.

NBC Sports will televise the Belmont Stakes to finish off a four-hour broadcast Saturday. The show begins on CNBC from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. ET and then moves to NBC from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET. For the first time, NBC Sports’ Belmont coverage will also be livestreamed on its Peacock service. The Belmont Stakes has a scheduled post time of 6:44 p.m. ET.

Mike Tirico will host the show, which features the rest of NBC Sports’ award-winning horse racing team including analysts Randy Moss and Jerry Bailey, reporters Britney Eurton and Kenny Rice, and others. The NBC Sports broadcast will also feature three “Win and You’re In” qualifying races from the Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series held at Belmont Park: The Hill ‘n’ Dale Metropolitan Handicap; the Jaipur Stakes; and the Ogden Phipps Stakes.

Racing from Belmont Park leading up to the NBC coverage, including a stakes-rich card on Friday, June 10, will air on “America’s Day at the Races.” In addition, “America’s Day at the Races” will broadcast a Belmont Stakes preview program Friday evening at 6:30 ET. The NYRA-produced show will air from Wednesday-Sunday on FS2 and also feature racing from Churchill Downs – check the below schedule for air times. 

Racing from Santa Anita Park, Gulfstream ParkWoodbine, and other tracks will be shown on TVG as part of their comprehensive coverage.

An active week of livestreaming from Team ABR is highlighted by our Belmont Preview LIVE” show airing Thursday, June 9, at 7 p.m. ET. Hosted by Joy Taylor and Jonathan Kinchen, the show will break down Belmont 154 from a betting perspective. It will be streamed on ABR’s Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube channels as well as Joy’s Facebook and Twitter channels and Jonathan’s Twitter channel.

On Wednesday, June 8, “Devine and the Dog” is back beginning at 6 p.m. ET. Hosted by racing analyst Megan Devine and horseplayer and raconteur Chase Sessoms, aka “The Wolf of Oaklawn,” “Devine and the Dog” can be streamed on ABR’s Facebook, Twitter and YouTube channels as well as Megan’s Twitter channel and Chase’s Twitter channel.

Thursday evening, June 9, the popular “La Trifecta” returns for a Belmont preview at 8 p.m. ET. Presented en Español, “La Trifecta” is hosted by Darwin Vizcaya, Claudia Spadaro, and Annise Montplaisir. This week’s show will be broadcast on ABR’s Facebook, Twitter and YouTube channels.

On Belmont Stakes day morning, Darwin Vizcaya and Emanuel Aguilar will take over ABR’s Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube feeds for a livestream on the Belmont Park backstretch. They’ll report on last-minute news and visit with racing personalities in this show presented en Español starting at 8 a.m. ET.

Here’s a rundown of TV, radio, and livestreaming coverage for Belmont week:

TV and Livestreaming Schedule

Date

Program

Time

Network/Social Media

June 8

"America's Day at the Races"

12:30 p.m.-5 p.m.

FS2

June 8

"Devine and the Dog"

6 p.m.

Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

June 8

Live coverage of horse racing

post time varies

TVG

June 9

"America's Day at the Races"

3 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

FS2

June 9

"Belmont Preview LIVE!"

7 p.m.

Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

June 9

"La Trifecta"

8 p.m.

Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

June 9

Live coverage of horse racing

post time varies

TVG

June 10

"America's Day at the Races"

12:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

FS2

June 10

"America's Day at the Races" Belmont Stakes preview

6:30 p.m.-7 p.m.

FS2

June 10

Live coverage of horse racing

post time varies

TVG

June 11

Darwin Vizcaya and Emanuel Aguilar live from Belmont Park

8 a.m.

Twitter, Facebook and YouTube

June 11

"America's Day at the Races"

11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

FS2

June 11

Broadcast of Belmont Stakes undercard races at Belmont Park

3 p.m.-5 p.m.

CNBC

May 21

Broadcast of the 154th Belmont Stakes

5 p.m.-7 p.m.

NBC

June 11

Live coverage of horse racing

post time varies

TVG

June 12

"America's Day at the Races"

12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.-6 p.m.

FS2

June 12

Live coverage of horse racing

post time varies

TVG

Note: All times listed are Eastern

Radio Schedule

Date Program Time Network
June 8 At The Races with Steve Byk 9 a.m. Thoroughbred Radio Network
June 8 Trainer Talk Presented by Fasig-Tipton 6 p.m. HRRN
June 9 At The Races with Steve Byk 9 a.m. Thoroughbred Radio Network
June 9 Race Day on HRRN 4 p.m. HRRN
June 9 Brisnet Call-In Show 6 p.m. HRRN
June 10 At The Races with Steve Byk 9 a.m. Thoroughbred Radio Network
June 10 Betting with Bobby Presented by Caesars Racebook 4 p.m. HRRN
June 10 Weekend Stakes Preview Presented by NYRA Bets 6 p.m. HRRN
June 10 Inside Churchill Downs 6 p.m. ESPN 680/105.7
June 11 Equine Forum Presented by TwinSpires 8 a.m. HRRN
June 11 Off to the Races on The Racing Biz Radio Network 10 a.m. ESPN 950 AM

Note: All times listed are Eastern

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