The 143rd Belmont Stakes
is scheduled to take place on Saturday June 11, 2011 at Belmont Park in
Elmont, New York. Belmont Stakes with a post time of 6:36pm. Current Belmont Odds have Nehro sitting at 5-1, up from the opening betting odds of 4-1. After a 6th place finish in the Kentucky Derby, Nehro should popular in exotic wagers but considering he has yet to beat a stakes-quality field it will be a major
undertaking for that first quality win to be in a tough race like the Belmont.Always a bridesmaid and never the bride is the story of Nehro's recent run. Second place at the Louisiana Derby. Second place at the Arkansas Derby. Second place at the Kentucky Derby. Despite the great performance in the Kentucky Derby in holding of Mucho Macho Man, he was held out of the Preakness Stakes to give him five full weeks or rest and preparation for the Belmont Stakes. Great position and post coupled with his ability to handle the distance has Nehro the choice of many horse racing betting experts.Below are some interesting 2011 Belmont Stakes race matchups and betting props with Nehro involved:Nehro -170 vs. Shackleford +140 Nehro +145 vs. Animal Kingdom -175Belmont Stakes Top 2 Finish: Nehro +135Nehro has led in only two races in six career starts and the betting decision on Saturday will be based on whether this horse has leveled off or is still improving. As mentioned with Animal Kingdom, keep your eye on the weather report as Nehro has never raced on an off track. If the expecting storm comes down at the Belmont many of the factors to back Nehro could be throw out of the window.Feedback: Comment below on your opinion of Nehro and if you plan on betting him on Saturday.Sports FYI! The average horse racing hold can be over four times as expensive as the 11-10 "vig" on sports betting. (Create a free Pregame.com account and receive $25 - no credit card nor obligatoin - then pick baseball games and win $10,000 in cash). Belmont Stakes and other Triple Crown Handicapping(see all videos at http://www.pregame.tv/)
2011 Belmont Stakes - NehroPregame Pro Marco D'Angelo discusses the chances of Nehro winning the 2011 Belmont Stakes.