The 144th running of the Belmont Stakes will take place on Saturday, June 9 where I'll Have Another will seek the elusive glory of becoming the first triple crown winner since Affirmed in 1978.
It's a remarkable story: a horse that has virtually come out of nowhere to become the headline leading into horse racing's biggest event of the year.
Belmont Triple Crown Preview: I'll Have Another Has Injury-Free Week of Training (via sbnation)
However before we get to Saturday, there's a lot of other action taking place on Long Island.
Monday - Fire and Ice to benefit the Little Baby Foundation
Tuesday - NONE
Wednesday - B.E.S.T. Reception and exhibit Hofstra University of Hempstead
Thursday - A big day at the Belmont Racetrack: First, the jockeys will be visiting the Ronald McDonald House on Long Island. Then, the Belmont Stakes Charity Event to benefit B.E.S.T. (Backstretch Employee Services Team).
Friday - Garden City Belmont Festival and the honoring of Michael Dubb.