|2013 Belmont Stakes Opening Odds to Win - Orb Favored|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Monday, 27 May 2013 15:41|
2013 Belmont Stakes Odds
ELMONT, NY (The Spread) - The odds have been released for the 2013 Belmont Stakes and 2013 Kentucky Derby winner Orb is currently favored.
Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed Orb as a +350 favorite to win the 2013 Belmont Stakes, which will take place on June 8. Revolutionary has the next best odds at +400 while 2013 Preakness Stakes winner Oxbow is +450. Power Broker, meanwhile, is +1000 after not competing in either triple crown race this season.
Continuing with the odds to win this year's Belmont Stakes, Will Take Charge is also +1000, while Code West, Freedom Child, Giant Finish, Glden Soul, Overanalyze and Palace Malice are all +1200, respectively. Unlimited Budget is +1500 to win, while Always in a Tiz, Midnight Taboo, Saint Vigeur and Tenango are all +2000, respectively. Incognito has the longest odds at +2500.
As previously mentioned, Orb won the 2013 Kentucky Derby while Golden Soul finished second and Revolutionary placed third. Despite being the favorite, Orb finished fourth at the 2013 Preakness Stakes as Oxbow shocked the field as a +1500 long shot. Itsmyluckyday finished second at the Preakness while Mylute placed third.
There are several contenders competing in the Belmont Stakes next week that didn't participate in either the Kentucky Derby nor the Preakness. That list includes Always in a Tiz, Code West, Freedom Child, Incognito, Midnight Taboo, Power Broker, Saint Vigeur, Tenango and Unlimited Budget.
Below you'll find the opening odds to win the 2013 Belmont Stakes. Note that not all of these contenders will run in next Saturday's race, including Orb.
2013 Belmont Stakes Odds to Win (Alphabetical Order)
Always in a Tiz +2000
Code West +1200
Freedom Child +1200
Giant Finish +1200
Golden Soul +1200
Midnight Taboo +2000
Palace Malice +1200
Power Broker +1000
Saint Vigeur +2000
Unlimited Budget +1500
Will Take Charge +1000