NEW YORK — Creator closed with a rush and caught Destin at the wire to win the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes on Saturday, with Preakness winner Exaggerator finishing well back in the field.
Preakness winner Exaggerator was sent off as the 7-5
A year ago, American Pharoah ran to Triple Crown glory at Belmont Park, but a Triple wasn't on the line this time. Nyquist won the Kentucky Derby, but finished third in the Preakness and did not run in the Belmont.
The winning time for 1 1/2 miles was 2:28.51.