On Saturday afternoon, the third leg of the triple crown will take place in New York with the running of the Belmont Stakes. The field is relatively small with only 9 horses in the race and only 2 horses have odds less than 10-1.
Tacitus comes in as the favorite at 11-8 odds. He did not race in the Preakness Stakes after finishing in 3rd place in the Kentucky Derby where he was one of the top contenders to win prior to the race. He won his 3 previous races before the Derby and had a 4th place finish in his debut. Jose Ortiz will be aboard Tacitus and his trainer won the Belmont back in 2010. Tacitus appears to be the most talented horse in the race.
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War of Will is the 2nd favorite at 2-1 and appears to be one of the only other horses that…