Belmont Stakes odds will be dominated on June 7th by Triple Crown hopeful Big Brown.
The horse is trying to do something that has not been done since 1978, win the Triple Crown. It is expected that over 100,000 fans will crowd Belmont Park looking to wager on Belmont Stakes odds and enjoy Belmont Stakes betting.
Belmont Stakes odds are always more popular when a Triple Crown is on the line. Big Brown trainer Rick Dutrow has said that Big Brown winning in Belmont Stakes odds is a “foregone conclusion”. That may be the case but history is not on the side of Big Brown even though he is a talented horse. It has been 30 years since Affirmed won the Triple Crown in Belmont Stakes betting. Many horses have tried to win it since then and some have looked just as unbeatable as Big Brown.
Smarty Jones was the latest Belmont Stakes odds favorite to fall in trying for the Triple Crown in 2004. He lost at the wire to the longshot Birdstone. The grueling Belmont Stakes has been the graveyard of many Triple Crown hopefuls since 1978. Most experts believe Big Brown will end the Triple Crown hex though and win the Belmont Stakes.
2008 Belmont Stakes odds will likely have Big Brown at about 1-5. He will be followed by Casino Drive at Belmont Stakes odds of about 4-1 or so. Denis of Cork will probably be about 10-1 in Belmont Stakes odds. The rest of the field will be even higher in Belmont Stakes odds with very few having any chance to compete with Big Brown in terms of Belmont Stakes betting.
2008 Belmont Stakes odds are available to wager on right now although the actual race doesn’t begin until 6:25 pm Eastern time on Saturday, June 7th. A field of nine horses is expected to go a mile an a half trying to gain Belmont Stakes betting glory. Big Brown will be the huge favorite in Belmont Stakes odds and the latest horse to try for Triple Crown glory.