Updated Odds on the 2012 Belmont horse race and field of entries shows DULLAHAN listed as the favorite to win. The 2012 Belmont horse race changed on a dime Friday when trainer Doug O'Neill announced that I'LL HAVE ANOTHER would be withdrawn as a Triple Crown picks contender. A dissapointing blow to the hopes we all had for a Triple Crown winner, the last Triple Crown of horse racing winner was AFFIRMED.
In 1978 AFFIRMED took the Triple Crown and was only the eleventh winner of the coveted Triple Crown series of horse races. The Belmont horse race is the toughest of all three legs of the Triple Crown, at 1 1/2 mile, winning this race and the two subsequent races confirms a true horse racing champion.
This year, although we had a potential champion in our grasps, it was trainers Doug O'Neill's decision to scratch the favorite from the race. His owner J. Paul Reddam said, "I'm afraid history is going to have to wait for another day."
With I'LL HAVE ANOTHER heading to the pastures, now eleven other Belmont horse race hopefulls have a shot a fame. Here are the current 2012 Belmont horse race odds listed by Vegas odds makers.
|I'll Have Another||Scratched|
|Guyana Star Dweej||60/1|
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