Belmont Stakes runs for a 12.3 overnight rating, down 5%

June 7, 2015

American Pharoah broke a 37 year Triple Crown drought by winning at the Belmont Stakes and the race drew a 12.3 overnight household rating. That’s down 5% versus the 12.9 overnight rating in 2014 when California Chrome was pursuing the Triple Crown and well short of the 15.9 overnight in 2004 when Smarty Jones was bidding for the Triple Crown. But those who watched got a real treat. Top local…