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Updated: June 10, 2017 at 11:26 PM
Tapwrit wins the Belmont Stakes
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.
Tapwrit, ridden by Jose Ortiz, crosses the finish line. Photo by Mark Abraham/UPI
Jose Ortiz, celebrates aboard Tapwrit after their win. Photo by Mark Abraham/UPI
Jose Ortiz, aboard Tapwrit, celebrates his win. Photo by Mark Abraham/UPI
(L-R) Robert LaPenta, and George Isaacs, owners of Tapwrit, hoist the trophy with jockey Jose Ortiz. Photo by Mark Abraham/UPI