And they're off…
Photo: ADAM COGLIANESE
…in the 141st Belmont Stakes.
Photo: COGLIANESE PHOTOS/DAVID ALCOSSER
There were no problems leaving the gate as all the horses got off to a clean start.
Heading for the final stretch the favorite, Mine That Bird (center), shared the lead with Charitable Man (right), with Summer Bird coming on strong on the far outside.
Summer Bird (far left) had an impressive stretch run as he continued to pull away from the rest of the field.
Photo: SKIP DICKSTEIN
Summer Bird wins the 141st Belmont Stakes in impressive fashion.
Summer Bird's jockey Kent Desormeaux began celebrating.
Photo: RICK SAMUELS
Photo: DAVE HARMON
Summer Bird and his connections head to the winner's circle.
Summer Bird and his connections in the winner's circle.
Jockey Kent Desormeaux is enjoying the moment as he raises the trophy.
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