Weather iffy for the Belmont Stakes on Saturday

From the Weather Underground, there will be rain in the New York City area early in the week, starting today Monday, June 4. This is followed by a 40% chance for rain on Friday and a 20% chance of showers on Saturday, Belmont Stakes Day.

This Saturday, June 9th Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner I’ll Have Another looks to become the first horse racing Triple Crown winner since Affirmed swept the three classics in 1978.

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