1943 Belmont Stakes

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75th Belmont Stakes
Belmont Stakes
Grade I stakes race
LocationBelmont Park
Elmont, New York, U.S.
DateJune 5, 1943
Distance1 12 mi (12 furlongs; 2,414 m)
Winning horseCount Fleet
Winning time2:28​15
JockeyJohnny Longden
TrainerDon Cameron
OwnerFannie Hertz
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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 U. S. Triple Crown champion.[2] [3]


Finish PP Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Final odds Earnings
1 2 Count Fleet Johnny Longden Don Cameron Fannie Hertz .05 $35,340
2 1 Fairy Manhurst John Gilbert Richard E. Handlen Foxcatcher Farm 28.85 $5,000
3 3 Deseronto James Stout James E. Fitzsimmons Beverley Bogert 52.70 $2,500


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

External links[edit]


  1. ^ 1943 Belmont Stakes chart.
  2. ^ "Count Fleet Seeks to Complete Triple Crown in Rich Belmont". Daily Racing Form at University of Kentucky Archives. 1943-06-05. Retrieved 2018-11-03.
  3. ^ "Count Fleet Just Gallops in Belmont". Daily Racing Form at University of Kentucky Archives. 1943-06-07. Retrieved 2018-11-03.