Meet the Contenders for the 2022 Belmont Stakes

From left to right: Kentucky Derby winner Rich Strike, Wood Memorial Stakes winner Mo Donegal, and Kentucky Oaks runner-up Nest are on target for the Belmont Stakes June 11. (Coady Photography)

The 2022 Belmont Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets is shaping up as a terrific race with 80.80-1 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve upset winner Rich Strike returning to take on a group that includes Wood Memorial Stakes Presented by Resorts World Casino winner Mo Donegal, Longines Kentucky Oaks runner-up Nest, and impressive Peter Pan Stakes winner We the People.

In advance of each of the Triple Crown races, America’s best Racing compiles a slideshow of the classic contenders with, when available, at least one nice profile image, a workout photo, and a race image to give fans a feel for the personality and athleticism of these wonderful equine athletes. Enjoy this slideshow of the racehorses targeting the 2022 Belmont Stakes.

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