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Submitted by Jerry Antonucci on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 12:00 AM

2014 Belmont Stakes: Entries, Post Positions & Odds


So it comes down to this. Big Sandy. The Test of Champions. California Chrome in of field of 11 three-year-old colts in the mile and a half Belmont Stakes in an attempt to end a 36-year Triple Crown drought. The Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner rolls into Elmont, New York on a six-race win streak with just a lucky number seven to go to seal his place in racing history. The 2014 Belmont Stakes is scheduled to go to post at 6:52 p.m. Eastern time with coverage provided by NBC.

California Chrome drew post position 2 and was installed as the 3/5 morning line favorite by the Belmont Park odds maker. Ride On Curlin, runner up to Chrome in the Preakness, drew post position 5 and is 12/1 on the morning line. Kentucky Derby runner-up Commanding Curve drew post 4 and is 15/1 on the morning line. Wicked Strong is the second choice on the morning line at odds of 6/1.

The field is set. Let’s start the insanity.

Below are the entries, post positions and morning line odds for Saturday’s 146th running of the Belmont Stakes.

PP Horse  Jockey Trainer ML
1 Medal Count Robby Albarado Dale Romans 20/1
2 California Chrome Victor Espinoza Art Sherman 3/5
3 Matterhorn Joe Bravo Todd Pletcher 30/1
4 Commanding Curve Shaun Bridgmohan Dallas Stewart 15/1
5 Ride On Curlin John Velazquez Billy Gowan 12/1
6 Matuszak Mike Smith Bill Mott 30/1
7 Samraat Jose Ortiz Richard Violette 20/1
8 Commissioner Javier Castellano Todd Pletcher 20/1
9 Wicked Strong Rajiv Maragh James Jerkens 6/1
10 General a Rod Rosie Napravnik Michael Maker 20/1
11 Tonalist Joel Rosario Christophe Clement 8/1

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