Starting from post position number five, Belmont Picks 2010 contender Fly Down is among the Belmont Stakes odds favorites to win. Between Fly Down and Belmont picks favorite First Dude, Hall of Fame trainer Nick Zito has a great shot at winning his third Belmont Stakes. The 2010 Belmont Stakes odds experts at online racebook SPORTSBETTING.com have Belmont Picks on Fly Down listed at 9 to 2 odds.
Last Sunday at Saratoga Race Course in NY, Fly Down worked a half-mile in :47.50, galloping out in 1:01.15 under exercise rider Maxine Correa. It was the fastest of 25 horses who worked the same distance that day. Bet the 2010 Belmont Stakes Odds at SPORTSBETTING.com and receive a 20% Cash Bonus for your Belmont Picks.
According to Zito, "He looked pretty good to me this morning, so I was happy about that. The main thing is, he came home good, and he looked good doing it. That's all you can ask for. I'm pretty happy about everything. He looked ready to me, and I hope we get a good week, that's all."
Fly Down was bred by Broadway Thoroughbreds Inc. & W.S. Farish and has a pedigree from Mineshaft and Queen Randi by Fly So Free. He holds a 3-0-1 record in five starts. Owned by Richard C. Pell, Fly Down had an impressive six length victory in his last race in the Grade II Dwyer Stakes back on May 8th. John Velazquez will be the jockey.
Online racebook SPORTSBETTING.com has posted horse racing betting odds to win the 2010 Belmont Stakes:
1st Post Position – Dave in Dixie 18 to 1
2nd Post Position – Spangled Star 28 to 1
3rd Post Position – Uptowncharlybrown 9 to 1
4th Post Position – Make Music For Me 17 to 2
5th Post Position – Fly Down 9 to 2
6th Post Position – Ice Box 9 to 5
7th Post Position – Drosselmeyer 11 to 1
8th Post Position – Game On Dude 10 to 1
9th Post Position – Stately Victor 13 to 1
10th Post Position – Stay Put 18 to 1
11th Post Position – First Dude 3 to 1
12th Post Position – Interactif 10 to 1