Coming Up Belmont Cup
June 4, 2015
Horse racing has always been an exciting sport to watch! This weekend is the Belmont Race, last race of the season.
As most know, American Pharoah is the heavy favorite to win the Belmont Stakes and become the first horse in 37 years to secure the Triple Crown, with 3-5 odds. The opening lines were released on Wednesday morning, along with post positions.
The leading challengers behind American Pharoah are Frosted, the fourth-place finisher at the Kentucky Derby, who received 5-1 odds on Wednesday, and Materiality, the sixth-place finisher at the Kentucky Derby, who has 6-1 odds. Neither of the top two challengers participated in the Preakness.
Wednesday evening at the drawing, American Pharoah received the 5 post, which is at the middle of the field. At the Kentucky Derby, American Pharoah started far on the outside with the 17 post and won the Preakness from the inside with the 1 post.
Here is the line up for this weekends race!
1) Mubtaahij 10-1
2) Tale of Verve 15-1
3) Made from Lucky 12-1
4) Frammento 30-1
5) American Pharoah 3-5
6) Frosted 5-1
7) Keen Ice 20-1
8) Materiality 6-1