I'll Have Another goes for horse racing history on Saturday in the 2012 Belmont Stakes. The 2012 Belmont Stakes start time and official post time is 6:35pm EST on Saturday from Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. This is the 144th running of the Belmont Stakes and highlighted by I'll Have Another attempting to become only the twelfth Triple Crown winner in history The current 2012 Belmont Stakes odds as of Friday morning are Street Life 12-1, Unstoppable U 30-1, Union Rags 6-1, Atigun 30-1, Dullahan 5-1, Ravelo's Boy 50-1, Five Sixteen 50-1, Guyana Star Dweej 50-1, Bodemeister 8-1, Optimizer 20-1, I'll Have Another 4-5, My Adonis 20-1.
The Belmont Stakes is the third leg of the Triple Crown and is considered the toughest and most demanding when compared to the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes. Only the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Kentucky Oaks has higher attendance in North America for a stakes race. Named after August Belmont, the race was first run at Jerome Park in 1867. Horse racing legend Secretariat’s 31-length victory in the 1973 Belmont Stakes made him the 9th horse to capture the Triple Crown after establishing a the world record for a mile and a half on dirt 31-length victory at 2:24. Historically, twenty-nine horses have had a chance to win the Triple Crown going into the Belmont Stakes, but only eleven were able to meet the challenge.
Won First Two Legs of Triple Crown: 1979 Spectacular Bud... 1981 Pleasant Colony... 1987 Alysheba... 1989 Sunday Silence... 1997 Silver Charm... 1998 Real Quiet... 1999 Charismatic... 2002 War Emblem... 2003 Funny Code... 2004 Smarty Jones... 2008 Big Brown.
11 Triple Crown Winners: 1991 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.
Ill Have Another Odds - Belmont 2012 - Triple Crown Free Picks: Pregame.com Pro Marco D'Angelo and Dave Tuley from the Daily Racing Form discuss the Triple Crown bid of "I'll Have Another" in the 2012 Belmont Stakes - including odds, post positions, handicapping tips, favorites, and long shots! Betting Dork: 144th Belmont Stakes: Pregame Pro Marco D'Angelo and Pro Football Weekly's Mike Wilkening break down Saturday's Belmont Stakes with an eye toward whether or not I'll Have Another can pull of horse racing's 12th Triple Crown, on Thursday's Betting Dork PLAY | DISCUSS | DOWNLOAD (to save: right mouse click, and select "save target as")-$25 of picks FREE! No Obligation - No Credit Card Required - Becoming a member is Fast and Free!-Fan of sports betting? Enter the free $10,000 Match Marco MLB Contest and take a shot at winning anywhere from $500.00 all the way up to a Grand Prize of 10k!