Tapwrit Wins the Belmont Stakes

Tapwrit wins the Belmont Stakes
Tapwrit, ridden by Jose Ortiz and trained by Todd Pletcher, won the 149th Belmont Stakes.

There may not have been a Triple Crown winner this year, but Belmont stakes was an exciting race regardless, with Tapwrit closing in on Irish War Cry, who ran a strong race.

Tapwrit is only the second horse to win the Belmont from the #2 post position. He the tenth horse to have won the Belmont after running in the Kentucky Derby (Tapwrit finished 6th) and sitting out the Preakness.




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