Belmont Stakes betting in 2008 is all about the favored Big Brown.
The horse is trying to become just the 12th winner of the Triple Crown and will be heavily favored in Belmont Stakes odds to do so. Belmont Stakes betting will have Big Brown such a heavy favorite that every other horse in the field may go off at double-digit Belmont Stakes odds.
Belmont Stakes betting will be about finding horses to go with Big Brown in the exacta or trifecta. If you don’t think that Big Brown is the lock that many others believe, then you will have huge Belmont Stakes odds on the other horses. Let’s consider Big Brown as the Belmont Stakes betting favorite and reasons to bet on him and against him in terms of Belmont Stakes odds.
Big Brown is the deserving Belmont Stakes betting favorite because he has dominated every other horse he has ever faced. He has looked unbeatable in all of his races and seems to be able to run any kind of race and win. He has won from the outside and from the middle and distance doesn’t seem to be a problem. It could also just be destiny that Big Brown wins in Belmont Stakes betting. It has been 30 years since Affirmed won the Triple Crown and history says we are overdue for a Triple Crown winner in Belmont Stakes betting.
What about the reasons not to bet on Big Brown in Belmont Stakes betting? There are not many negatives for Big Brown in terms of Belmont Stakes betting. He hasn’t had many races in his career but inexperience seems to be a non-factor. Having Kent Desormeaux as the jockey means the horse will get a smart trip. The only real possible negative for Big Brown in Belmont Stakes betting is the quarter crack he suffered. While it has healed nicely, it is a minor concern when a horse is going a mile and half.
That may be the only negative facing Big Brown. Normally you could say that running three races within five weeks would be a huge task but it doesn’t look like Big Brown has even broken a sweat. He was pulled up in the Preakness by Desormeaux to save him for the Belmont. History is meant to be made and there just aren’t any real negatives or concerns that point to Big Brown failing in Belmont Stakes betting.