Thursday May 28th, 2015

The 147th running of the Belmont Stakes will occur on June 6 in Elmont, N.Y.

After winning the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes, American Pharoah is looking to capture the first Triple Crown since Affirmed in 1978.

American Pharoah was the favorite to win both of those races and is the favorite once again to win the Belmont, according to Bovada. The horse is trained by Bob Baffert its jockey for the race will be Victor Espinoza.

The Belmont Stakes carries a $1.5 million purse. The race is a mile and a half long.

Nine likely challengers await American Pharoah in Belmont

Current Odds:

Last Updated: 12:30 p.m. EST, Friday, May 29

American Pharoah: 5–6

Frosted: 5–1

Materiality: 7–1

Carpe Diem: 12–1

Mubtaahij: 16–1

Tale of Verve: 20–1

Madefromlucky: 22–1

Divining Rod: 25–1

Keen Ice: 25–1

Frammento: 40–1

The Truth or Else: 40–1

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