If you have not heard the 2012 Belmont Stakes odds favorite has been scratched and now horse racing bets are scattered among the 2012 Belmont Stakes entries. A familiar name among the Belmont Stakes entries is OPTIMIZER, the D. Wayne Lukas trained colt has made appearances in both the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes in 2012. Unfortunetly for the colt, he finished a dismal 11th in the Derby and 6th in the Preakness.
Looking at OPTIMIZER's performence in the first two races of this years Run for the Roses, OPTIMIZER may have just enough ground to close at the finish line. The Belmont Stakes is the longest of the three horse races and the additional length down the stretch could be the opportunity the colt needs to close the deal.
According to the current Belmont Stakes odds posted for OPTIMIZER, odds makers have given this 2nd best career finisher 16/1 odds to win the Belmont Stakes and 5/1 odds to finish in the top 3.
Plan to make a trifecta bet on the 2012 Belmont Stakes? OPTIMIZER is a good choice to mix up your Belmont Stakes trifecta picks and if he does finish in the top 3, a great value for the trifecta bet.
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According to the current Belmont odds listed by odds makers for OPTIMIZER, the morning line has not changed since last night. OPTIMIZER is still listed at 16/1 to win the Belmont Stakes and listed with 19/4 odds to finish in the top 3.
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