2012 Belmont Stakes: Post Time, TV Schedule, Post Positions Info

Alex KayCorrespondent IJune 4, 2012

ELMONT, NY - JUNE 11: Jockey John Velazquez aboard Animal Kingdom #9 breaks from the starting gate during the 143rd running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 11, 2011 in Elmont, New York.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Rob Carr/Getty Images

The 2012 Belmont Stakes is fast approaching and it could not be a more exciting time. Thanks to I’ll Have Another, we finally have a horse looking to win the first Triple Crown since Affirmed accomplished the amazing feat back in 1978.

You will definitely want to tune in to see if this incredible colt has what it takes to pull off what seemed to be an impossible task just a few weeks ago before the Kentucky Derby and extremely unlikely going into the Preakness.

Read on to find out exactly when and where to watch the 2012 Belmont Stakes, post positions for the race and a full television schedule of the event. 

When: Saturday, June 9

Where: Belmont Park, Elmont, New York

Watch: NBC

Estimated Post Time: 6:40 p.m. ET

Post Positions

The post position draw will be held Wednesday, June 6 from 11:00-11:30 a.m. ET and will be streamed live from the official Belmont Stakes website. MSG will carry it on television with an MSG Plus replaying the show at 1 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. ET.  We will update this following the drawing.

Full Television Coverage of Event

*All Times ET/PT

Day

Time

Network

Program

6-Jun

10:00pm/7:00pm

HRTV

"The Guys"

6-Jun

11:00am/8:00am

TVG

TVG Classic: The Best of the Belmont Stakes

6-Jun

12:00pm/9:00am

HRTV

Belmont Stakes Post Position Draw

6-Jun

8:00pm/5:00pm

HRTV

How to Win the Belmont (Mike Smith, Laffit Pincay, Jr., Gary Stevens)

6-Jun

8:30pm/5:30pm

HRTV

Triple Crown Memories

6-Jun

9:00pm/6:00pm

HRTV

2012 Triple Crown Moments

6-Jun

9:30pm/6:30pm

HRTV

Triple Crown Misses

7-Jun

12:00am/9:00pm

TVG

Racing Roundtable: The Triple Crown

7-Jun

8:00pm/5:00pm

HRTV

Remember a Champion

8-Jun

12:50pm/9:50am

HRTV/TVG

Belmont Park Simulcast

8-Jun

4:00pm/1:00pm

NBCSN

Belmont Classics: 2003, 2004 & 2011

8-Jun

5:00pm/2:00pm

NBCSN

Live From Belmont (Jaipur & Brooklyn)

8-Jun

7:00pm/4:00pm

NBCSN

I'll Have Another

9-Jun

11:35am/7:35am

HRTV/TVG

Belmont Stakes Undercard

9-Jun

3:00pm/12:00pm

NBCSN

Belmont Stakes Undercard

9-Jun

4:30pm/1:30pm

NBC

Belmont Stakes

9-Jun

7:00pm/4:00pm

NBCSN

Belmont Stakes Post-Race Show

ELMONT, NY - JUNE 03:  Triple Crown Hopefull I'll Have Another walks on the track with exercise rider Jonny Garcia and Stable Pony Lava Man during a morning workout at Belmont Park on June 3, 2012 in Elmont, New York.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
Al Bello/Getty Images

2012 Possible Belmont Stakes Starters

*Via Official Belmont Website

Horse

Trainer

Jockey


Odds

Atigun

K. McPeek 

J. Leparoux 

30-1 

Dullahan

D. Romans 

J. Castellano 

5-1 

Five Sixteen

D. Schettino 

R. Napravnik 

50-1 

Guyana Star Dweej

D. Shivmangal 

undecided 

50-1

I'll Have Another

D. O'Neill

M. Gutierrez

3-5

Optimizer

D. Lukas

C. Nakatani

30-1

Paynter

B. Baffert

M. Smith

8-1

Ravelo's Boy

M. Azpurua

A. Solis

50-1

Street Life

C. Brown

J. Lezcano

15-1

Union Rags

M. Matz

J. Velazquez

6-1

Unstoppable U

K. McPeek

J. Alvarado

30-1

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