INGLEWOOD, Calif. (June 5, 2011) — Post time at Hollywood Park for Saturday’s Belmont Stakes Day program will be 11 a.m. In addition to the 143rd running of the final leg of the Triple Crown, Hollywood Park will simulcast 12 other races from Belmont Park.
Track gates will open at 8 a.m. The first simulcast race goes at 8:35 a.m.
The Belmont Stakes will be run between the eighth and ninth races at Hollywood Park. Scheduled post time for the 1 ½ mile race is 3:35 p.m. PDT.
Hollywood Park will offer four stakes races – three of which are graded – Saturday.
The highlight is the $250,000 Charles Whittingham Memorial Handicap, a Grade I at 1 ¼ miles on turf. The supporting features are the $150,000 Honeymoon Handicap, a Grade II for 3-year-old fillies at 1 1/8 miles on turf, the $100,000 Affirmed Handicap, a Grade III for 3-year-olds at 1 1/16 miles over Cushion Track and the $70,000 Cinderella Stakes for 2-year-old fillies at 5 ½ furlongs.
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