Belmont Stakes Results: Bet Payouts & Who Won the Race

The 2017 Belmont Stakes is complete.  Winning horse, Tapwrit, entered with 6-to-1 odds the morning of the race and those odds worked down to around 11-to-2 by post time.  There were no Triple Crown implications, or even significant connections, as both Kentucky Derby winner, Always Dreaming, and Preakness Stakes winner, Cloud Computing, did not participate.… Read More »

Updated List of Jockeys in the Field for the Belmont Stakes

While the speed and stamina of each horse is critical, it is equally important to have a jockey that understands how to guide a horse around the grueling 1.5 mile track at Belmont Park. Experience for a jockey doesn’t guarantee sucess for the horse he’s riding, but it can definiltey help that horse win the… Read More »

Free Win/Place/Show Picks for the Belmont Stakes Race

The final leg of the Triple Crown is just around the corner. The 2017 Belmont Stakes is scheduled for Saturday, June 10. For more information on the race and how to bet on the event, check out our Belmont betting guide. Known as the “The Test of Champions” for its grueling distance of 1.5 miles,… Read More »

Horses in the 2017 Belmont Stakes That Are Contenders to Win

We are just a little over a week away from the 2017 Belmont Stakes, which will be the 149th running of this historic event. The hype and level of coverage of this race depend heavily on if there’s a horse with a chance to win the elusive Triple Crown. With Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming… Read More »

Current Odds to Win Belmont – Betting Favorites, Contenders & Field

The 2017 Belmont Stakes will be the 149th running of the oldest Triple Crown event. The race will take place at Belmont Park in New York and is scheduled for Saturday, June 10. The anticipation for this event relies on whether or not there’s a horse who can win the Triple Crown. Unfortunately, that won’t be the case… Read More »

Dummies Guide to Handicapping Last Leg of Triple Crown: Belmont Stakes

New to horse racing and looking to get started this week at the Belmont? This article will get you up to speed in a hurry. Don’t expect a ton of hype for this year’s race. There is no threat of a Triple Crown winner after Derby winner, Always Dreaming, finished a disappointing 8th in the… Read More »

Past Horse Racing Triple Crown Contenders & Results at Belmont Stakes

Whether you are a horse racing enthusiast or not, most are aware of what is known as the Triple Crown. For those of you who don’t, it’s a 3-race event for three-year-old thoroughbreds. It consists of the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and Belmont Stakes. It all starts with the Derby, which is run on the… Read More »

Preakness Stakes Results: Exacta, Trifecta, & Superfecta Payouts

The 142nd running of the Preakness Stakes is now in the books.  2017 Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming entered the race as the odds-on favorite at around 4/5.  Always Dreaming and the other favorite, Classic Empire, started the race at a fast pace, but Always Dreaming was done before the stretch.  Winning horse Cloud Computing (13/1 odds)… Read More »

Preakness Stakes Picks: Projected Win/Place/Show Results at Pimlico

We are fast approaching the 2017 Preakness Stakes and it’s time to give out my predictions on the race. The 142nd running of the Preakness at Pimlico is scheduled for Saturday, May 20. All eyes will be on Always Dreaming, who defeated Lookin at Lee by 2 3/4 lengths to win the Kentucky Derby. Does this… Read More »

Current Vegas Odds for Horses in the Field for 2017 Preakness Stakes

We are less than a week away from the 2017 Preakness Stakes. For those of you who don’t know, it’s held at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland. The actual race itself is schedule for 6:18 EST on Saturday, May 20. While the Kentucky Derby is capped at 20 horses, only 14 spots are made… Read More »

Dummies Guide to Where & How to Bet on the 2017 Preakness Stakes

The 142nd running of the Preakness Stakes is just around the corner. The second leg of the Triple Crown comes just two weeks after the Kentucky Derby. While not quite as big of an event as the Derby, this is a special event. All eyes will be on Derby winner Nyquist. Can he follow in the footsteps of… Read More »

How Much Money is Wagered on Horse Racing at Churchill Downs for Derby

The Kentucky Derby is a special event that happens each year at Churchill Downs. Even those that aren’t horse racing fanatics fill inclined to not only watch but wager on this big event. I found myself wondering just how much money was being wagered. What I found was staggering, considering we’re talking about something that lasts a mere… Read More »

Derby Payouts & Historical Look at How Much You Would Win on $2 Bet

The 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby is in the books. Always Dreaming lived up to the hype as one of the odds-on favorites, taking command and finishing strong on the sloppy track.  Final winning time was clocked at 2:03:59. Typically this is a race where you want to look for some long shots to sneak into the… Read More »

Live Derby Odds: Betting Favorites, Contenders & Rest of the Field

The 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby is scheduled for Saturday, May 6 at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. We are just 5 days away from the big race. As of right now there are 21 horses with odds available. We can be assured at least one of those listed won’t be on the track… Read More »

Kentucky Derby Jockeys: Current Assignments & Historical Winning List

Each Kentucky Derby brings a new set of 3-year-olds to race on the biggest horse racing stage.  One constant is the familiar faces on top the backs of these horses. It only makes sense to provide these horses with the best jockeys. These aren’t your typical athletes that you see across other sports. Jockeys are typically very… Read More »

Projected Winner & Betting Odds: Run For the Roses at Churchill Downs

We are less than a week away from the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby. The 2017 “Run for the Roses” is set to take place on Saturday, May 6th. The race takes place at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. Coverage for will start at 2:30pm ET on NBC. Post time is set for 6:34pm ET. Sign up… Read More »

Horse Racing 101: Where & How to Bet on the Derby for Beginners

It’s time to get out those fancy hats, as we are quickly approaching the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby. It’s the biggest horse racing event of the year and arguably the quickest. There’s a reason it’s referred to as the “Fastest Two Minutes in Sports.” Bet with Reduced Juice at 5Dimes and Save this season! All you have… Read More »

Belmont Stakes Post Positions

The post positions for the 2016 Belmont Stakes have been set. Where a horse starts can play a key a role when it comes to horse racing. However, it’s not as big a factor at the 1 1/2 mile distance as it is for shorter races. That’s not to say you should ignore where a horse starts. Horses on… Read More »

Belmont Stakes Facts

The 148th running of the Belmont Stakes is less than a week away. The race is scheduled for this Saturday at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. Last year American Pharoah became the first Triple Crown winner since 1978. History won’t be made again in 2016. Derby winner Nyquist finished third at the Preakness. Not having… Read More »