The 144th Belmont Stakes, the final and most demanding leg of the Triple Crown, took place on Saturday, June 9, 2012.
The race is named after August Belmont who had been a leading banker and racing man of the 19th century. He was also the first President of the Jockey Club in 1867. In 1869, August Belmont took first and second money with his own Fenian and Glenelg.
Check out our photo recap of the event, which was attended by over 85,000 people, below: