Opening Odds for the 140th Belmont Stakes 06-05-08

Jun 5, 2008 11:27 PM

by GT Staff |

WHEN: Saturday, 3:25 p.m. PDT (Post time)

WHERE: Belmont Park, Elmont, New York

DISTANCE: 1 ½ miles

FIELD: 10 3-year-olds

PURSE: $1,000,000

WINNER’S PURSE: $600,000

LAST YEAR’S WINNER: Rags to Riches

FAVORITE: Big Brown (Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes winner)

TV COVERAGE: ABC, 6ET/5CT/3PT

UNDERCARD, PREVIEW: ESPN

WEATHER: Upper 80’s, small possibility of thunderstorms

STORYLINE: Big Brown (5-0) goes for first Triple Crown in 30 years against undefeated challenger Casino Drive (2-0).

POST
HORSE
ODDS
    1 Big Brown
2-5
    2 Guadalcanal
50-1
    3 Macho Again
20-1
    4 Denis of Cork
12-1
    5 Casino Drive
7-2
    6 Da’Tara 
30-1
    7 Tale of Ekati
20-1
    8 Anak Nakal
30-1
    9 Ready’s Echo
30-1
  10 Icabad Crane
20-1