Charitable Man is coming off a very nice win in the Peter Pan Stakes and could be a solid choice in Belmont Stakes betting.
Belmont Stakes odds on Charitable Man will not be double-digits as the horse has a lot of talent. He won the Futurity Stakes over a good field including the online sports betting Derby favorite Friesan Fire. He suffered an injury though and his connections did not want to rush him back into the Kentucky Derby. He did not like the synthetic surface at Keeeneland in the Blue Grass but overall the horse has won three of his four starts heading into Belmont Stakes odds.
Online sports betting information tells us that the jockey for Charitable Man in Belmont Stakes odds will be Alan Garcia. He has ridden Charitable Man in all four of his previous starts. Garcia is also the defending Belmont Stakes odds champion as he won last year aboard Da’ Tara.
The home track advantage would seem to be with Charitable Man in Belmont Stakes odds since he is trained by Kiaran McLaughlin. Three years ago in Belmont Stakes odds it was Jazil winning for McLaughlin.
The pedigree really points to Charitable Man running a good race in Belmont Stakes odds. His sire is Lemon Drop Kid who won in 1999 Belmont Stakes odds. Lemon Drop Kid has sired 35 stakes winners including Grade 1 winners Citronnade, Lemons Forever, and Christmas Kid. Charitable Man’s dam Charitabledonation was a stakes winner who has only two foals.
"It's great to think he's by Lemon Drop Kid, who won a mile and a half race here. We'll keep our fingers crossed for the next two weeks.” McLaughlin said, “We've always had a lot of confidence in this colt; it's a shame we weren't ready for the first Saturday in May, but he'll be ready for the first Saturday in June."
There is no question that Charitable Man will be one of the leading contenders in Belmont Stakes odds. He has a trainer and jockey that know how to win in Belmont Stakes odds and his pedigree really points to him loving the distance. Online betting stats tell us that he has the lowest dosage index of any horse in the Belmont Stakes betting field at 2.06.
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