Tapwrit wins the Belmont Stakes (7 images)

Tapwrit beat out favorite Irish War Cry to win the 149th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., on June 10.

Tapwrit, ridden by Jose Ortiz, won the race in 2 minutes, 30.02 seconds. Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming and Preakness Stakes champion Cloud Computing did not compete in this year's Belmont.
Updated: June 10, 2017 at 11:26 PM
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Tapwrit, ridden by Jose Ortiz, crosses the finish line. Photo by Mark Abraham/UPI
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Jose Ortiz, celebrates aboard Tapwrit after their win. Photo by Mark Abraham/UPI
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Jose Ortiz, aboard Tapwrit, celebrates his win. Photo by Mark Abraham/UPI
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(L-R) Robert LaPenta, and George Isaacs, owners of Tapwrit, hoist the trophy with jockey Jose Ortiz. Photo by Mark Abraham/UPI
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Tapwrit, ridden by Jose Ortiz, beats Irish War Cry, ridden by Rajiv Maragh, to win. Photo by Mark Abraham/UPI
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Horses break from the gate at the start of the race. Photo by Mark Abraham/UPI
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Belmont Park is seen before the start of the race. Photo by Mark Abraham/UPI
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