2014 Belmont Stakes odds: California Chrome the betting favorite at 4-5

Saturday June 7th, 2014

California Chrome recently won the Santa Anita Derby, an important race leading up to Churchill Downs. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) California Chrome has won the Santa Anita and Kentucky Derbys, and the Preakness. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

California Chrome is the heavy favorite to become the first Triple Crown winner since 1978. The second best odds are for Wicked Strong, who has not raced since finishing fourth at the Kentucky Derby.

The odds for all competitors are below:

Last Updated: June 7, 6:30 p.m. ET.

1. Medal Count: 25-1

2. California Chrome: 4-5

3. Matterhorn: 38-1

4. Commanding Curve: 8-1

5. Ride On Curlin: 8-1

6. Matuszak: 32-1

7. Samraat: 19-1

8. Commissioner: 27-1

9. Wicked Strong: 5-1

10. General A Rod: 35-1

11. Tonalist: 11-1

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