2009 Belmont Stakes Picks: Unless something dramatic happens from now until the beginning of the 2009 Belmont Stakes people are going to get tired of hearing the same 2009 Belmont Stakes Picks over and over again. So with this in mind, the horse racing betting experts of Sports-Odds.com have decided to take a look at some of the more creative 2009 Belmont Stakes Picks options being offered by internet racebook BetUS.com.
Here are the 2009 Belmont Stakes Contender Odds to Finish in Top-2 with the top two favorites being the usual suspects including: Mine That Bird [-400 ML] and Charitable Man [EVEN].
Another interesting bet to consider before making your 2009 Belmont Stakes Picks is the Calvin Crown. Jockey Calvin Borel is trying to become the first rider in history to win the Triple Crown on different horses. Internet racebook BetUS.com has the betting odds on Calvin Borel winning the race at -200 odds. Borel was the 2009 Kentucky Derby winner on Mine That Bird, 2009 Preakness Stakes winner on Rachel Alexandra, and riding on Mine That Bird in the 2009 Belmont Stakes this Saturday). Calvin Borel also rode the filly to victory in the 2009 Kentucky Oaks the day before the Derby.
When recently asked, would Mine That Bird have passed Rachel Alexandra if the Preakness were 1 1/2 miles? Borel grinned, “I have no comment,” he said.
In the Kentucky Derby, Mine That Bird and Borel came in with 50/1 long shot to upset I Want Revenge. However, for the Preakness things were a bit different, as the filly was listed as a huge sports betting odds favorite the minute she entered the competition, and they delivered.
Now, Borel is once again the early favorite, this time with a chance to make history. “I never dreamed I’d have to do it on a different horse,” he said.
Borel went on to emphatically guarantee that 2009 Belmont Stakes picks on Mine That Bird would win this Saturday’s race. He felt even more comfortable making those kinds of 2009 Belmont Stakes Picks because according to him, Mine That Bird seemed a little different. “When you run them two races and come back so fresh like he did — I mean, he was bouncing,” he said. “And that does not happen."