Kentucky Derby Winner Orb Favored to win 2013 Belmont Stakes Print
Written by Anthony Rome   
Wednesday, 05 June 2013 21:00
Sports Betting Top Stories

Orb Belmont Stakes Preview & Odds

2013 belmont stakes odds horse racing orb

ELMONT, NY (The Spread) - After winning the first leg of the triple crown last month, Orb remains favored to win the 2013 Belmont Stakes.

According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, Orb has 7/2 odds to win this Saturday's race, which are slightly down from earlier in the week when he was 3/1. The contender with the next best odds is Revolutionary at 5/1, although 2013 Preakness Stakes winner Oxbow has comporable odds at 6/1.

Continuing with this year's Belmont Stakes odds, Unlimited Budget is now 8/1 while Freedom Child and Golden Soul are 12/1, respectively. Overanalyze, meanwhile, is 15/1, while Will Take Charge is 20/1 and Vyjack are 25/1. The other long shots include Frac Daddy and Incognito, who are 30/1, respectively, and Giant Finish and Midnight Taboo, who are 40/1, respectively.

Orb has been rock-solid throughout his career, especially in graded stakes races. His first graded stakes start came on February 23 of this year when he won the Grade 2 Fountain of Youth. He also won the Grade 1 Florida Derby on March 30 and backed that up with a victory at the Grade 1 Kentucky Derby on May 4. But he lost his bid for the triple crown when he finished fourth in the Preakness Stakes on May 18.

In his non-graded stakes performances, he finished third, fourth, fourth and first, respectively, in four straight Maiden Special Weights that spanned from August 18 of last year through November of 2012. He also won an Allowance on January 26 of this year.

Orb drew the No. 5 gate when post positions were drawn on Wednesday. Frac Daddy will start on the rail while Freedom Child drew the No. 2 gate and Overanalyze drew the No. 3 post. Giant Finish will start fourth.

The 2013 Belmont Stakes will take place from Belmont Park on Saturday, June 8.

Bet the 2013 Belmont Stakes

Want More From TheSpread.com? Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!

 

Top Public Bets

#1 71 Chicago Blackhawks 87%
#2 507 Golden State Warriors 86%
#3 152 East Carolina 85%
#4 161 Louisiana Tech 85%
#5 74 Calgary Flames 85%
#6 66 Nashville Predators 85%
#7 501 Portland Trail Blazers 85%
#8 198 Middle Tenn St 83%
#9 257 Green Bay Packers 83%
#10 723 North Carolina 83%
View All: NFL |  NBA |  NCAAF |  NCAAB |  MLB |  NHL

How To Bet Guides

Are you new to Sports Betting? If you are or, if you just want to try betting an unfamiliar sport, here are some guides to help you out!

How to Bet Baseball

How to Bet Basketball

How to Bet Golf

How to Bet NASCAR

Betting Moneylines

Betting Props

Betting Futures

Friends of TheSpread

Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Contact Us | Advertising | 888-99-SPREAD

THIS IS NOT A GAMBLING SITE – If you think you have a gambling problem click here.

Disclaimer: This site is for informational and entertainment purposes only. Individual users are responsible for the laws regarding accessing gambling information from their jurisdictions. Many countries around the world prohibit gambling, please check the laws in your location. Any use of this information that may violate any federal, state, local or international law is strictly prohibited.

Copyright: The information contained on TheSpread.com website is protected by international copyright and may not be reproduced, or redistributed in any way without expressed written consent.

About: TheSpread.com is the largest sports betting news site in the United States. We provide point spread news, odds, statistics and information to over 199 countries around the world each year. Our coverage includes all North American College and Professional Sports as well as entertainment, political and proposition wagering news.

©1999-2013 TheSpread.com