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Early Look at 2021 Belmont Stakes Probables

Early Look at 2021 Belmont Stakes Probables

ELMONT, NY – With just one week remaining until next Saturday’s $1.5 million Belmont Stakes presented by NYRA Bets (G1), the fields for the Belmont Stakes Racing Festival are beginning to lock into place.

The Belmont Stakes Racing Festival runs from Thursday, June 3 through Saturday, June 5, and is headlined by the 153rd running of the Belmont Stakes. The festival will encompass 17 total stakes, including eight Grade 1s on Belmont Stakes Day, capped by the “Test of the Champion” for 3-year-olds in the 1 1/2-mile final leg of the Triple Crown.

Belmont Stakes (G1) Probables

HorseTrainerJockeyStart Status
BourbonicTodd PletcherKendrick CarmoucheProbable
Brooklyn StrongDanny VelazquezJose OrtizProbable
Essential QualityBrad CoxLuis SaezProbable
France Go de InaHideyuki MoriRicardo Santana, Jr.Probable
Hot Rod CharlieDoug O’NeillFlavien PratProbable
Known AgendaTodd PletcherIrad Ortiz Jr.Probable
OvertookTodd PletcherManny FrancoProbable
Rebel’s RomanceCharles ApplebyMike SmithProbable
Rock Your WorldJohn SadlerJoel RosarioProbable
RombauerMichael McCarthyJohn VelazquezProbable
KeepmeinmindRobertino DiodoroDavid CohenPossible
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$400,000 Woody Stephens (G1) Probables

Caddo River (Brad Cox), Drain the Clock (Saffie Joseph, Jr.), Dream Shake (Peter Eurton), Jackie’s Warrior (Steve Asmussen), Nova Rags (Bill Mott), Tulane Tryst (Cherie DeVaux)

$400,000 Jaipur (G1) Probables

Bound For Nowhere (Wesley Ward), Casa Creed (Bill Mott), Fast Boat (Joe Sharp), Front Run the Fed (Chad Brown), Got Stormy (Mark Casse), Gregorian Chant (Phil D’Amato), Greyes Creek (Paulo Lobo), Justaholic (Tom Clark), Oleksandra (Neil Drysdale), Sombeyay (Peter Miller), Stubbins (Doug O’Neill) Possible: Kanthaka (Graham Motion)

$1 million Metropolitan (G1) Probables

Dr Post (Todd Pletcher), Knicks Go (Brad Cox), Lexitonian (Jack Sisterson), Mischevious Alex (Saffie Joseph, Jr.), Silver State (Steve Asmussen)

$750,000 Manhattan (G1) Probables 

Bye Bye Melvin (Graham Motion), Channel Cat (Jack Sisterson), Colonel Liam (Todd Pletcher), Domestic Spending (Chad Brown), Gufo (Christophe Clement), Masteroffoxhounds (Richard Baltas), Rockemperor (Brown)

$500,000 Acorn (G1) Probables

Dayoutoftheoffice (Tim Hamm), Lady Traveler (Dale Romans), Make Mischief (Mark Casse), Obligatory (Bill Mott) Search Results (Chad Brown), Travel Column (Brad Cox) Possible: Miss Brazil (Tony Dutrow)

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