1943 Belmont Stakes

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75th Belmont Stakes
Belmont Stakes
Grade I stakes race
Location Belmont Park
Elmont, New York, U.S.
Date June 5, 1943
Distance 1 12 mi (12 furlongs; 2,414 m)
Winning horse Count Fleet
Winning time 2:28​15
Jockey Johnny Longden
Trainer Don Cameron
Owner Fannie Hertz
Conditions Fast
Surface Dirt
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The 1943 Belmont Stakes was the 75th running of the Belmont Stakes. It was the 37th Belmont Stakes held at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York and was held on June 5, 1943. With a field of three horses, heavily-favored Count Fleet, the winner of that year's Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes won the 1 ​12–mile race (12 f; 2.4 km) by 25 lengths over Fairy Manhurst.[1]

With the win, Count Fleet became the sixth Triple Crown champion.


Finish PP Horse Jockey Owner Trainer Final odds Stakes
1 2 Count Fleet Johnny Longden Fannie Hertz Don Cameron .05 $35,340
2 1 Fairy Manhurst J. Gilbert Foxcatcher Farm 28.85 $5,000
3 3 Deseronto J. Stout B. Bogert 52.70 $2,500


Horse Straight
Count Fleet $2.10
  • Based on a $2 wager. No place or show wagers sold.

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