The Belmont Stakes tends to be a mixture of new shooters and Kentucky Derby or Preakness Stakes veterans.
With a probable list yet to be officially confirmed, there are many has confirming their intentions of running in the 'Test of Champions.' Most pointing towards the Classic at Big Sandy are familiar names; Triple Crown hopeful Justify, Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes veteran Bravazo and the arrival of the fan favorite - Gronkowski.
Return here to find out more as we learn who may show up in the third jewel of the Triple Crown!
2019 Belmont Stakes Contenders
A probable field of 11 horses is expected for the 2019 Belmont Stakes with Justify leading the way as a Triple Crown hopeful looking to chase down history. Two of his foes will be rematches from the Preakness, while six other horses will re-enter the series as previous Kentucky Derby runners. An additional two horses are considered new shooters.
|1||Joevia||Greg Sacco||Jose Lezcano||30-1|
|2||Everfast||Dale Romans||Luis Saez||12-1|
|3||Master Fencer||Koichi Tsunoda||Julien Leparoux||8-1|
|4||Tax||Danny Gargan||Irad Ortiz Jr.||15-1|
|5||Bourbon War||Mark Hennig||Mike Smith||12-1|
|6||Spinoff||Todd Pletcher||Javier Castellano||15-1|
|7||Sir Winston||Mark Casse||Joel Rosario||12-1|
|8||Intrepid Heart||Todd Pletcher||John Velazquez||10-1|
|9||War of Will||Mark Casse||Tyler Gaffalione||2-1|
|10||Tacitus||Bill Mott||Jose Ortiz||9-5|