Belmont Stakes betting in 2008 has Big Brown the prohibitive favorite. He is expected to go off at Belmont Stakes odds of about 1-5.
That means you have to risk $5 to win $1 on Big Brown in Belmont Stakes betting. Many people will bet Big Brown in Belmont Stakes betting because he has looked so dominant and because they want to be part of history.
Belmont Stakes betting has seen a number of Triple Crown failures in recent years. Smarty Jones, Funny Cide, Real Quiet, Silver Charm, Sunday Silence, Alysheba and Spectacular Bid all have failed in Belmont Stakes betting trying to win the Triple Crown since Affirmed won in 1978. Will 2008 be the year that the drought ends?
Big Brown is a deserving Belmont Stakes betting favorite because he has won all his races with ease. The post position and the track conditions have meant nothing to this powerful horse. It also helps Big Brown’s chances in Belmont Stakes betting that the quality of the fields he has faced in the Derby and Preakness look weak. The Belmont Stakes betting field doesn’t look any better. That means nothing though in terms of history. A Triple Crown winner is just that and who he faced will mean nothing when people look back at history.
Belmont Stakes odds favorite Big Brown looks like he will handle the distance of the Belmont without a problem. He was fresh after the Derby and was actually pulled up in the Preakness to save him. He looked like he hadn’t even run after winning the Preakness. It also helps Big Brown’s chances in Belmont Stakes betting that he has a Hall of Fame jockey in Kent Desormeaux on him. It is very unlikely that Desormeaux will make a mistake that will hurt Big Brown’s chances in Belmont Stakes betting. Big Brown is a huge Belmont Stakes odds favorite and for good reason.
It looks on paper like the only thing that could upset Big Brown in Belmont Stakes betting is an injury. Unless something unforeseen happens it is very likely that Belmont Stakes odds favorite Big Brown will become only the 12th Triple Crown winner in history.