It is the final leg of the Triple Crown and the possible coronation race for Belmont Stakes odds favorite Big Brown. Let’s look at Belmont Stakes betting notes.
Belmont Stakes betting history tells us that the race is a mile and a half and has ruined many horses’ chances at the Triple Crown. Only 11 horses in history have won in Belmont Stakes betting to win the Triple Crown. The world record for the mile and a half was set in Belmont Stakes betting in 1973 but the great Secretariat at 2:24. His 31-length margin of victory will almost assuredly never be broken. Belmont Park is only supposed to seat about 90,000 but the 2008 Belmont Stakes is expected to draw over 100,000 fans as they want to witness possible history with Big Brown trying to win the Triple Crown.
Belmont Stakes betting history shows that a total of eleven Belmont Stakes winners have sired at least one other Belmont winner in history. Man o’ War won in Belmont Stakes odds in 1920 and then sired three future winners as American Flag won in 1925, Crusader in 1926 and War Admiral in 1937. Commando won in Belmont Stakes betting in 1901 and sired Peter Pan who won in 1907 and the 1908 winner Colin. 1930 Belmont Stakes betting winner Gallant Fox sired 1935 winner Omaha and 1936 winner Granville. Count Fleet won in Belmont Stakes betting in 1943 and sired Belmont Stakes odds winners Counterpoint in 1951 and One Count in 1952. Triple Crown and Belmont Stakes betting winner Seattle Slew sired Swale and A.P. Indy.
Big Brown will look to become the next Belmont Stakes betting winner and the 12th Triple Crown winner. He is a huge favorite in Belmont Stakes odds to do just that. The 2008 Belmont Stakes get underway on Saturday, June 7th with post time approximately 6:25 pm Eastern. Belmont Stakes odds are already available for wagering.