The 151st Belmont Stakes commences at 5:48 PM CT on Saturday with NBC televising. The weather looks perfect, high 77 and sunny.
Here are the post positions, horses, trainers, jockeys and odds. 10 horses are entered for the 1 3/4 mile race.
Joevia, trainer, Greg Sacco, jockey, Jose’Lezcano, 30-1
Everfast, trainer, Dale Romans, Jockey, Luis Saez, 12-1
Master Fencer, trainer, Koichi Tsunoda, Jockey, Julien Laparoux, 8-1
Tax, Trainer, Danny Gargan, Jockey, Irad Ortiz Jr., 15-1
Bourbon War, Trainer Mark Henning, Jockey, Mike Smith, 12-1
Spinoff, Trainer, Todd Pletcher, Jockey, Javier Castellano, 15-1
Sir Winston, Trainer, Mark Casse, Jockey, Jose Rosario, 12-1
Intrepid Heart, Trainer, Todd Pletcher, Jockey, John Velazquez, 10-1
War of Will, Trainer, Mark Casse, Jockey, Tyler Gaffalione, 2-1
Tacitus, Trainer, Bill Mott, Jockey, Jose Ortiz, 9-5
I’m going to take the horse that finished 3rd in the Derby. With the reading I’ve done on the horse and just looking at the horse, this horse is built for the 1 3/4 mile distance. He won the Tampa Bay Derby, and the Wood Memorial. The jockey on board him, Jose Ortiz, won the Belmont 2 years ago (2017) on Tapwrit. I’m taking Ortiz, trainer Bill Mott and: