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2010 Belmont Stakes Post Positions, Contenders, Favorites & Start Time

by Steve Hastings on Saturday, June 5th, 2010

With the final leg of the Triple Crown under way later today, Sports-Odds.com decided to take a look at the 2010 Belmont Stakes Post Positions, Contenders and Belmont Favorites. The 2010 Belmont Stakes Start Time is 6:30 PM EST and the race will take place at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. Bet on the 2010 Belmont Stakes Contenders at online racebook BODOG.com and receive a 20% Instant Deposit Bonus.

Despite the fact that the two horses (Super Saver the 2010 Kentucky Derby winner and Lookin At Lucky the 2010 Preakness Stakes winner) which won the first two legs of the Triple Crown are not racing today, there is an exciting list of potential 2010 Belmont Stakes Contenders for bettors to get interested in.

Among the top 2010 Belmont Stakes Favorites are Ice Box listed at 9 to 4 odds and First Dude listed at 9 to 2 odds. Ice Box is the morning line favorite but the horse racing betting experts polled by Sports-Odds.com today all agree that First Due will get considerable betting action as the day progresses closer to race.

There are a few 2010 Belmont Stakes Contenders that bettors should consider that could end up in the money and that offer horse racing bettors decent payouts should they win. The first such horse is Dave in Dixie at 20 to 1 odds on the morning line. Dave in Dixie drew the first post position and is being ridden by Calvin Borel, a veteran jockey notorious for winning in the Triple Crown and for loving the rail.

Another one of the 2010 Belmont Stakes Contenders that need a series look is Fly Down at 5 to 1 odds on the morning line. John Velazquez will get the mount from the fifth post position. Velazquez is an experienced jockey that is looking to redeem his disappointing 2010 Triple Crown racing performances.

Online racebook BODOG.com has posted horse racing betting odds to win the 2010 Belmont Stakes:

1st Post Position – Dave in Dixie 20 to 1
2nd Post Position – Spangled Star 22 to 1
3rd Post Position – Uptowncharlybrown 10 to 1
4th Post Position – Make Music For Me 10 to 1
5th Post Position – Fly Down 5 to 1
6th Post Position – Ice Box 9 to 4
7th Post Position – Drosselmeyer 15 to 1
8th Post Position – Game On Dude 12 to 1
9th Post Position – Stately Victor 12 to 1
10th Post Position – Stay Put 25 to 1
11th Post Position – First Dude 9 to 2
12th Post Position – Interactif 12 to 1 

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