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Last Updated Jun 14, 2022, 05:07 PM

2022 BELMONT STAKES BETTING ODDS

The 154th Belmont Stakes highlights the third and final leg of the 2022 Triple Crown, which will take place on Saturday June 11 at Belmont Park from Elmont, New York.

The draw for the 2022 Belmont Stakes took place on Tuesday June 7 and listed below is the entire field and morning-line odds for the 2022 Belmont Stakes.

  1. We the People 2-1
  2. Skippylongstocking 20-1
  3. Nest 8-1
  4. Rich Strike 7-2
  5. Creative Minister 6-1
  6. Mo Donegal 5-2
  7. Golden Glider 20-1
  8. Barber Road 10-1

This year's field is expected to have eight runners, including 2022 Kentucky Derby winner Rick Strike.

Rich Strike will run from Post 4 and has been installed as a 7-2 betting choice.

The morning-line favorite is We the People, who has a price of 2-1 odds.

For the latest Belmont Stakes betting odds on all of the eligible runners for Saturday's race, be sure to check out TwinSpires.

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Belmont Stakes Predictions

VegasInsider horse racing expert Anthony Stabile will be providing his Free Picks and Finish Predictions for key races throughout the prep season and he's focusing on one race for Saturday, June 11, 2022 -- the 2022 Belmont Stakes.

Belmont Stakes Betting Analysis

2022 Belmont Stakes Field

Listed below is the entire field for the 2022 Belmont Stakes along with the post positions, morning line odds, trainers and expected jockeys for Saturday's main event.

1) We the People

  • ML Odds: 2-1
  • Trainer: Rodolphe Brisset
  • Jockey: Flavien Prat

2) Skippylongstocking

  • ML Odds: 20-1
  • Trainer: Saffie Joseph
  • Jockey: Junior Alvarado

3) Nest

  • ML Odds: 8-1
  • Trainer: Todd Pletcher
  • Jockey: Jose Ortiz

4) Rich Strike

  • ML Odds: 7-2
  • Trainer: Eric Reed
  • Jockey: Sonny Leon

5) Creative Minister

  • ML Odds: 6-1
  • Trainer: Ken McPeek
  • Jockey: Brian Hernandez Jr.

6) Mo Donegal

  • ML Odds: 5-2
  • Trainer: Todd Pletcher
  • Jockey: Irad Ortiz Jr.

7) Golden Glider

  • ML Odds: 20-1
  • Trainer: Mark Casse
  • Jockey: Dylan Davis

8) Barber Road

  • ML Odds: 10-1
  • Trainer: John Ortiz
  • Jockey: Reylu Gutierrez

Field and Odds Subject to Change

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WHO IS THE BIG A?

VegasInsider.com Horse Racing expert Anthony Stabile provides his "Stabile's Seven" rankings throughout the Kentucky Derby prep trail.

Anthony “the Big A” Stabile can be heard regularly on the Horse Racing Radio Network from 3-6:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday and 3-7:00 p.m. ET Thursday and Friday. 

Tune in on Sirius 219, XM 201 or streaming live at horseracingradio.net. He also is a contributor on NYRA-TV as the co-host of Talking Horses and a backup racetrack announcer. Follow him on Twitter @TheBigAStabile

In case you don't recall, Stabile boxed up four runners and drilled the 2019 Kentucky Derby for VegasInsider.com users.

WHAT IS THE BELMONT STAKES?

The Belmont Stakes is the third and final leg of the “Triple Crown.”

The race takes place at Belmont Park from Elmont, New York in the United States and features the top three-year-old horses in the world.

Normally, the race takes place exactly five weeks after the Kentucky Derby and three weeks after the Preakness Stakes.

The 2020 installment was run at 1 1/8 miles instead of the 1 1/2-mile ''test of the champion'' that has been the race's trademark for almost a century, but the 2021 event went back to the normal distance and so is the 2022 Belmont Stakes

 
The 154th running of the Belmont Stakes will take place on June 11 from Elmont, New York. (AP)

2022 BELMONT STAKES BETTING RESOURCES

  • Date: Saturday, June 11, 2022
  • Venue: Belmont Park
  • Location: Elmont, New York, United States
  • Post-Time: 6:47 p.m. ET
  • TV: NBC Sports
  • Distance: 1 ½ miles (12 furlongs)
  • Track: Dirt, Left-handed
  • Qualification: 3-year-old
  • Weight: Colt/Gelding: 126 lbs (57.2 kg)
  • Filly: 121 lbs. (54.9 kg)
  • Purse: US $1.5 Million

2022 Belmont Stakes TV Listings

Thursday, June 9
FS2 - 3:00 - 8:30pm

Friday, June 10
FS2 - 12:30 - 6:30pm

Saturday, June 11

Belmont Stakes Day
FS2 - 11:30am - 2:30pm
FS2 - 7:15 - 8:15pm
CNBC - 3:00 - 5:00pm
NBC - 5:00 - 7:00pm

RACE FIELD

The field is limited to 20 horses.

The Belmont Stakes is the third leg of the Triple Crown, preceded by the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes

WHAT IS THE TRIPLE CROWN?

Many say horse racing’s Triple Crown is the toughest feat in all of sports. When you think about it, winning three races at three different tracks at three different distances in five weeks seems to be truly impossible.

KENTUCKY DERBY

First stop, Kentucky. Save a few instances where a horse ships in from overseas, no three-year-old has carried 126 pounds or raced past 1 1/8 miles. Now they have to carry that impost and navigate the classic distance of 1 ¼ miles. Throw in the University of Louisville Marching Band playing “My Old Kentucky Home” with easily over 120,000 screaming, mostly drunk, fans singing along, and you have yourself the Kentucky Derby. Physical and mental toughness are an absolute must.

PREAKNESS STAKES

If you manage to win the Roses, it’s off to Baltimore where you get to cut back in distance to 1 3/16 miles and go from a Churchill Downs course that plays fairly even to a sometimes speed-biased Pimlico course that can be tricky at times, to say the least. There certainly isn’t as much fanfare, there are still plenty of drunks though, but with just two weeks and a 500-mile trip in between starts, there is still plenty to deal with.

BELMONT STAKES

Should you grab the first two jewels, the “Test of the Champion” awaits. You get three weeks between starts this time and less of a van ride but all 1 ½ miles of Big Sandy awaits. Hall of Fame trainer Allen Jerkens once made me walk around the track at Belmont, stopped me at the quarter pole and said” imagine having done all of that (everything I’ve already mentioned) and still having to do this.” To me, it seemed like the wire was a world away.

It’s astonishing that 13 have already done it, in some shape or form.

TRIPLE CROWN CHAMPIONS

After waiting 25 years for a Triple Crown winner, horse racing fans were spoiled in the 1970s by the time Affirmed became the eleventh horse to do it when he captured the Triple Crown with a heart-stopping victory over Alydar in the 1978 Belmont Stakes. After all, Secretariat did it spectacularly in 1973, the first since Citation back in 1948 and Seattle Slew completed the sweep in style, managing to stay undefeated through the 1977 “Test of the Champion.”

Little did they know, 37 years would come and go without another accomplishing the feat, until American Pharoah was finally the one in 2015 for Hall of Fame Trainer Bob Baffert, who’ll try to do it again with the undefeated Justify on Saturday, June 9.

Just a few years later in 2018, Justify captured the Triple Crown. Baffert became the second trainer to win the Triple Crown twice, joining James ''Sunny Jim'' Fitzsimmons, who guided Gallant Fox in 1930 and Omaha in 1935.

  • 1919 - Sir Barton
  • 1930 - Gallant Fox
  • 1935 - Omaha
  • 1937 - War Admiral
  • 1941 - Whirlaway
  • 1943 - Count Fleet
  • 1946 - Assault
  • 1948 - Citation
  • 1973 - Secretariat
  • 1977 - Seattle Slew
  • 1978 - Affirmed
  • 2015 - American Pharoah
  • 2018 - Justify

For horse racing bettors wondering -- dating back to 1932, 23 horses have won the Kentucky Derby and Preakness before coming to the Big Apple to get their proverbial clocks cleaned, 14 of them since Affirmed alone. One of them, I'll Have Another back in 2012, didn't even make it to the starting gate as he was scratched the day before the event with a nagging tendon injury.

HOW DO I BET ON THE BELMONT STAKES?

Betting on horse races is one of the easiest things to do all across the United States. From the race tracks themselves to off-track betting facilities and online horse betting sites. The actual number of horse race betting sites numbers in the hundreds. However, we did our best to identify the biggest players in the industry. When reviewing these online horse betting sites, we employed a process that evaluated key criteria such as:

TVG

One of the biggest advantages for how to bet on horse racing is TVG’s racing channel. In conjunction with the online betting sites, the TV channel offers insight into horse betting odds. The on-air announcers help to clarify actual horse betting terms as races are aired live.

Registering on the online betting site is a very simple process. You can be up and running in a matter of minutes. The only information required is name, address, phone number and birthday. You will also have to enter the last four digits of your social security number.

TVG offers a risk-free bet up to $200 for new players. Regular customers can earn reward points for every bet placed. These points can be used for wager credits.

The ‘Support Center’ section is an excellent resource for how to bet on horse racing using this site. It has a separate listing for how you can fund your online betting account as well as request withdrawals. There is a listing for understanding horse betting terms. There is also a listing for all of TVG’s promotions and contests. TVG’s biggest pro is a comprehensive listing of horse betting odds for a wide variety of race tracks. If a track in the US or around the world has a live daily race card, you can bet on it at TVG.

BELMONT STAKES BETTING HISTORY

Inaugurated 1873

Sir Winston claimed the Belmont Stakes in 2019 at 10/1 odds, ridden by jockey Joel Rosario. Trainer Mark Casse wound up in the winner's circle at the Belmont Stakes for the first time in his career. The colt won by 1 length and finished 2:28:30. Joel Rosario was the winning jockey and Mark Casse was the trainer. It was the second Belmont win for Rosario while it was the first for Casse.

BELMONT STAKES WINNERS (LAST 10)

  • 2021 - Essential Quality
  • 2020 - Tiz the Law
  • 2019 - Sir Winston
  • 2018 - Justify
  • 2017 - Tapwrit
  • 2016 - Creator
  • 2015 - American Pharoah
  • 2014 - Tonalist
  • 2013 - Palace Malice
  • 2012 - Union Rags
  • 2011 - Ruler on Ice

WHERE CAN YOU BET THE BELMONT STAKES ONLINE IN THE US?

If you are interested in betting on the 2022 Belmont Stakes, there is something that you should be aware of. Online horse racing betting is not legal in all states within the United States but our list below will show you the ones that have legalized it.

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Illinois
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Montana
  • New Hampshire
  • New York
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

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