Belmont Stakes odds on Dunkirk should be interesting as the horse looks to bounce back from a forgettable Kentucky Derby.
Many online betting gamblers liked Dunkirk in the Derby and he let them down. He won’t get as much attention in Belmont Stakes betting from people but he could perform a lot better than he did in the Derby.
Belmont Stakes odds will not have Dunkirk as the favorite but he could definitely make a mark in this race. He was second to Quality Road in the Florida Derby and many online betting gamblers thought Quality Road was the best horse in the country.
The jockey aboard Dunkirk in Belmont Stakes odds is expected to be John Velazquez. Edgar Prado and Garrett Gomez have ridden this horse in the past but the mount went to Velazquez. Belmont Stakes odds tell us that Velazquez won this race two years ago aboard Rags to Riches.
The trainer of Dunkirk in Belmont Stakes odds is Todd Pletcher. He is one of the best trainers in the world but one of the worst when it comes to Triple Crown races. Online sports betting gamblers know about his failures in the Derby but he hasn’t done much in the other races either. If not for Rags to Riches win in Belmont Stakes betting in 2007 then Pletcher would still have that monkey on this back.
Dunkirk sure has a nice pedigree for Belmont Stakes odds as he is the son of Unbridled’s Song who won the 1995 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile. Belmont Stakes odds information shows that Unbridled’s Song has sired 73 stakes winners including 2008 champion Midshipman. Belmont Stakes odds information tells us that Dunkirk’s dam is Secret Status who won both the Mother Goose Stakes and Kentucky Oaks.
There are definitely some questions about Dunkirk in Belmont Stakes odds. On paper he has the potential to win in Belmont Stakes odds but for the most part he has disappointed online sports betting players. Dunkirk flopped in the Derby so people will have to ask whether that was the real horse or just because of a bad trip. Dunkirk is going to get some attention in Belmont Stakes odds because he has the pedigree, trainer and jockey to win this race. Whether or not he can finally reward horse betting players in the 141st running of the Belmont Stakes is another story.
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