The third leg of the Triple Crown is around the corner as it’s taking place on June 11, so here’s our 2022 Belmont Stakes Betting preview, including odds for the field of 10. Check the latest odds for the 2022 Belmont Stakes here.
2022 Belmont Stakes Betting Odds: The Favorites
The number one favorite to win the 2022 Belmont Stakes is Mo Donegal with 5-1 odds, followed closely by We The People with 7-2 odds.
Mo Donegal – 5 / 1 Odds
Mo Donegal won the Wood Memorial G2 after edging Preakness Stakes winner Early voting, but he also finished fifth in the Kentucky Derby.
This is undoubtedly the most favored horse to win the third leg of the Triple Crown.
Experienced trainer Todd Pletcher is in charge of Mo Donegal, and he already started preparation at the Belmont main track heading to the June 11 race.
During his six-race career, Mo Donegal has finished 3 times as the winner, twice as the third place, and once as the fifth (at the KD).
Another significant factor that can lead experts to believe that this is the horse for 2022 Belmont Stakes Betting purposes is that the Belmont race track is where Mo Donegal broke his maiden.
And that means that the horse is very familiarized with the track, and this can play a very significant role to get the victory.
Mo Donegal is the son of Uncle Mo, a champion horse that won 5 out of 8 total races. With that said, it is clear that Mo Donegal has what it takes to start shaping up his own legendary story.
We The People – 7 / 2 Odds
After winning the Peter Pan Stakes earlier this year, We The People definitely established himself as a top contender for the 2022 Belmont Stakes Betting.
We The People already won a big Graded race this year, the Peter Pan Stakes, and according to the experts, that victory and his current great form make him an outstanding 2022 Belmont Stakes Betting choice.
Rich Strike – 9 / 2 Odds
After his connections decided to skip the Preakness Stakes, the second leg of the Triple Crown, Rich Strike is ready to compete at the third and last leg, the Belmont Stakes.
The Belmont Stakes 2022 is the perfect opportunity for Rich Strike to prove that his long-shot victory at the Kentucky Derby was no fluke.
Rick Strike had 80-1 odds before the Derby, and he became the second horse with the longest odds to win the race.
This horse is entering the Belmont Stakes as the third favorite to win with 9-2 odds.
2022 Belmont Stakes Betting Prediction
Expert opinion tells us that betting on Mo Donegal or We The People is the best choice for this edition of the Belmont.
Some people believe that winning the Kentucky Derby makes Rich Strike a great choice this time.
But prior to his victory at the KD, there was little indication that the horse was able to perform the way he did.
Indeed, this is a horse that is really not expected to get the same Derby results at the third race of the Triple Crown.
2022 Belmont Stakes: The Field
The 2022 Belmont Stakes will feature the following field of 10:
|Mo Donegal||5-1||Todd Pletcher
Irad Ortiz Jr.
|We The People||7-2||Rodolphe Brisset
|Rich Strike||9-2||Eric Reed
|Creative Minister||6-1||Kenny McPeek
Brian Hernandez Jr.
|Ethereal Road||12-1||D. Wayne Lukas
|Skippylongstocking||13-1||Saffie Joseph Jr.
|Barber Road||14-1||John Ortiz
|Golden Glider||20-1||Mark Casse
|Kuchar or Howling Time||TBD||TBD|
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