The lineup of major contenders and Belmont Stakes 2021 post positions traditionally depends on the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness.

This is the last and most demanding jewel in the Triple Crown races, the Belmont Stakes, also known as “The Test of the Champion” not only for the grueling physical toll it takes on 3-year-old horses, but also the critical pacing and timing demanded of skilled jockeys.

Racing bettors can look to the Kentucky Derby and Preakness races winners to predict who might win at the Belmont and how well horses performed in those two first legs of the Triple Crown.

Essential Quality favored

Godolphin’s Essential Quality drew post 2 in an eight-horse field entered June 1 for the June 5 G1 2021 Belmont Stakes post positions and was set as the 2-1 morning line favorite.  

Post PositionHorseOdds Courtesy of Jazzsports
2Essential Quality+200
4Hot Rod Charlie+350
5France Go de Ina+3000
6Known Agenda+600
7Rock Your World+450

What horse is favored to win the Belmont Stakes 2021?

The odds for the Belmont Stakes remained stable as post time was getting closer. Essential Quality remained the favorite at 2-1 with Hot Rod Charlie the second choice at 7-2. Rock Your World was 4-1 and Known Agenda stayed at 9-2.

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