The 149th running of the Belmont Stakes was a thriller.
Favorite Irish War Cry led for most of the third leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown, but Tapwrit surged late and earned the victory. Patch came in third.
Here’s a look at the thrilling finish:
Tapwrit has won some very lucky people a lot of money. Here’s a look at the payout results from the 2017 Belmont Stakes (dollar figures via NBC broadcast).
Tapwrit: Win ($ 12.60), Place ($ 6.50), Show ($ 5.00)
Irish War Cry: Place ($ 4.70), Show ($ 3.90)
Patch: Show ($ 6.50)
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