The traditional blanket of carnations is attached to the Secretariat statue in the Belmont Park paddock.Bode's Dream, ridden by John Velazquez, and trained by Todd Pletcher, is escorted into the winner's circle by his groom at Belmont Park, in Elmont, New York.Bode's Dream, ridden by John Velazquez, and trained by Todd Pletcher, wins the Astoria Stakes at Belmont Park, in Elmont, New York.Belmont Stakes contender Brody's Cause, trained by Dale Romans, gallops in preparation for the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York.Belmont Stakes contender Cherry Wine, trained by Dale Romans, gallops in preparation for the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York.Belmont Stakes contender Creator, trained by Steve Asmussen, gallops in preparation for the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York.Belmont Stakes contender Creator, trained by Steve Asmussen, schools in the paddock in preparation for the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York.Belmont Stakes contender Creator, trained by Steve Asmussen, schools in the paddock in preparation for the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York.Belmont Stakes contender Destin, trained by Todd Pletcher, playing in his stall at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York.Belmont Stakes contender Destin, trained by Todd Pletcher, playing with his Jolly Ball, at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York.Trainer Keith Desormeaux watches Belmont Stakes contender and early favorite Exaggerator, during paddock schooling at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York.Belmont Stakes contender and early favorite Exaggerator, trained by Keith Desormeaux, during paddock schooling at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York.Belmont Stakes contender and early favorite Exaggerator, trained by Keith Desormeaux, during paddock schooling at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York.Belmont Stakes contender and early favorite Exaggerator, trained by Keith Desormeaux, during paddock schooling at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York.Belmont Stakes contender and early favorite Exaggerator, trained by Keith Desormeaux, during paddock schooling at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York.Belmont Stakes contender Forever D'Oro, trained by Dallas Stewart, gallops in preparation for the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York.Belmont Stakes contender Forever D'Oro, trained by Dallas Stewart, visits the paddock in preparation for the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York.Belmont Stakes contender Gettysburg, trained by Steve Asmussen, visits the paddock in preparation for the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York.Belmont Stakes contender Governor Malibu, trained Christophe Clement, gallops in preparation for the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York.Belmont Stakes contender Governor Malibu, trained Christophe Clement, gallops in preparation for the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York.