Belmont Stakes: American Pharoah draws No. 5 post position

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Belmont Stakes: American Pharoah draws No. 5 position in race for the Triple Crown
Wednesday June 3rd, 2015

Favorite American Pharoah drew the fifth position for the 2015 Belmont Stakes at Wednesday's draw, while Frosted, who is an 5-1 favorite and finished fourth in the Kentucky Derby, will start in the No. 6 position.

American Pharoah could clinch the first Triple Crown since 1978 on Saturday.

Eight horses will compete at this year's Belmont, after Carpe Diem and The Truth or Else dropped out of the field. Eleven horses competed in last year's race, with Tonalist winning from post position 11 and ruining California Chrome's chance at the Triple Crown.

Here are the starting gates for each horse.

Gate 1: Mubtaahij

Gate 2: Tale of Verve

Gate 3: Madefromlucky

Gate 4: Frammento

Gate 5: American Pharoah

Gate 6: Frosted

Gate 7: Keen Ice

Gate 8: Materiality

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