2018 Belmont: Full payouts after Justify’s Triple Crown victory

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After the Justify 150th Belmont Stakes and the Triple Crown was secured, the betting and payout information was released. See it below.

The above graphic translated: If you bet the $2 exacta — meaning you bet on who the top two finshers of the race would be — you were paid $89. The $1 trifecta (top three finishers) paid out $229.74 and the $1 superfecta paid out $1,051.50.

Per CNBC, the $1.5 million purse for the race is divided among the top eight finishers, with Justify earning $800,000. In total, the Triple Crown netted trainer Bob Baffert $2,940,000 between the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes.

“It’s very emotional for me,” Baffert said of the victory. “He was showing me the same signs [as 2015 Triple Crown winner American Pharoah]. He was showing me that brilliance, a superior horse. He could have won every race on the under card today, he’s just that kind of horse.”

 

 

Rafael Bejarano rides 4,000th winner at Santa Anita

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ARCADIA, Calif. — Jockey Rafael Bejarano rode his 4,000th career winner at Santa Anita.

He guided filly Portal Creek to a 3 }-length victory in the third race Saturday for trainer Bob Hess Jr.

The 36-year-old Peruvian jockey says Santa Anita has always been a special place for him. He won six races at the Southern California track in his first day riding there on April 8, 2006.

Bejarano came to the U.S. in 2002 after training at a national riding academy in Peru. He led the U.S. in victories with 455 in 2004.

He has career purse earnings of $200,611,833 and five victories in the Breeders’ Cup.

Maximum Security to race for first time since Kentucky Derby

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OCEANPORT, N.J. — Maximum Security will race this weekend for the first time since being disqualified in the Kentucky Derby.

The Jason Servis-trained colt was among six 3-year-olds entered Thursday for the $150,000 Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth Park on Sunday.

The 1 1/16-mile race in New Jersey will be the first in more than two months for Maximum Security. The colt galloped 1 1/8 miles here Wednesday.

In the Derby on May 2, Maximum Security got to the finish line 1}-lengths ahead of Country House. The victory was overturned 22 minutes later when the stewards disqualified the 9-2 second choice because of interference with eventual Preakness winner War of Will and other horses.

It marked the first time in the 145-year history of the Derby that the first-place finisher was disqualified for interference.