How the Triple Crown winners did in the Belmont Stakes:
2018: JUSTIFY led wire to wire and won by 1 3⁄4 lengths over Gronkowski
2015: AMERICAN PHAROAH led wire to wire and was never threatened in a 5 1⁄2-length romp.
1978: AFFIRMED dueled with archrival Alydar for about the final five-eighths of a mile and beat him by a head.
1977: SEATTLE SLEW led all the way and won by four lengths.
1973: SECRETARIAT, pulled away from Sham on the backstretch and won by 31 lengths in 2:24, still a world record for 1 1⁄2 miles.
1948: CITATION led the field of seven from the start to win by eight lengths.
1946: ASSAULT was third with about an eighth-mile remaining, but charged to victory by three lengths in a seven-horse field.
1943: COUNT FLEET got no competition from two rivals and won by 25 lengths.
1941: WHIRLAWAY opened a seven-length lead at midpoint, then finished in hand for a 2 1⁄2-length win in a four-horse field.
1937: WAR ADMIRAL took an early lead and held it for a three-length win in a seven-horse field.
1935: OMAHA overtook Firethorn in the stretch and won by 1 1⁄2 lengths in a field of four.
1930: GALLANT FOX led almost all the way and won by three lengths in a four-horse field.
1919: SIR BARTON beat only two rivals, winning by five lengths.