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The third leg of racing’s Triple Crown takes place this Saturday, June 10, as Belmont Park plays host to the “Test of the Champion,” the Belmont Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets. Here’s what you need to know if you’re planning on heading to the 155th Belmont this weekend.

After an exciting Memorial Day holiday weekend of racing, the calendar takes a brief respite from marquee stakes while preparation ramps up for the 155th Belmont Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets and jam-packed Belmont Stakes Festival of Racing on June 9-10 at Belmont Park.

The first two races of the Triple Crown are in the books, and now racing fans have a three-week wait until the finale arrives with the 155th running of the Belmont Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets at Belmont Park. But the calendar is still chock full of top-class racing, with stakes action from coast to coast set for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend.

The Belmont Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets is famous for being the final leg of the Triple Crown, but it’s so much more than that. From its history to fun facts, we have all of the information you need to know as we head into a huge day of racing at Belmont Park in New York.

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