California Chrome goes for the Triple Crown

Belmont Stakes Day on June 7th will be the second richest day of racing ever in this country, only behind the annual Breeders' Cup Championships. There will be 10 stakes races, 6 Grade I stakes and $8 million in purse monies up for grabs! First post is set for 11:35 AM.

You can wager all the action at, via EZ Horseplay kiosks, touch screen set-ups at over 100 EZ Horseplay locations in Virginia, and at Colonial Downs Off Track Betting Centers in Richmond, Hampton & Chesapeake. The EZ Horseplay mobile unit will be at Center of the Universe Brewing Company's Belmont Day "Smoke Out" party as well.

Due to the huge interest in California Chrome's quest to win the Triple Crown, fans are urged to open an EZ Horseplay wagering account in advance AND fund the account in advance as well.

Here is a list of stakes races Belmont Park will be offering on June 7th:

  • $1,500,000 Belmont Stakes (Gr. I)
  • $1,250,000 Metropolitan Handicap (Gr. I)
  • $1,000,000 Knob Creek Manhattan Stakes (Gr. I)
  • $1,000,000 Ogden Phipps Stakes I(Gr. I)
  • $750,000 TVG Acorn Stakes (Gr. I)
  • $750,000 Longines Just A Game Stakes (Gr. I)
  • $500,000 Brooklyn Invitational (Gr. II)
  • $500,000 Woody Stephens Stakes (Gr. II)
  • $300,000 Jaipur Invitational (Gr. III)
  • $150,000 Easy Goer Stakes


Colonial Downs Racetrack in New Kent (first floor only) will be open Belmont Day at 11am with an EZ Horseplay kiosk & touchscreens as well. Soft drinks & snacks will be available for sale – customers may bring in their own sandwiches or snacks that day.

We'll also have an EZ Horseplay kiosk & touch screen bet terminals at Triple Crossing Brewing Company in downtown Richmond on Friday June 6 to open accounts & advance bet the Belmont. It's a "Triple Crown at Triple Crossing" party from 4-9pm