Todd Pletcher will try to be a part of a handful of trainers who have gained the Belmont 4 instances when he sends out two horses in the 2020 Belmont Stakes on Saturday. The fifty two-12 months-previous Pletcher is 1 of six trainers who have received the annual race at Belmont Park a few situations. His horses received the Belmont Stakes in 2007 (Rags to Riches), 2013 (Palace Malice) and 2017 (Tapwrit). On Saturday, Pletcher saddles Dr Submit and Farmington Street in the 2020 Belmont Stakes lineup.
Dr Submit is at five-1 in the most up-to-date Belmont Stakes odds, even though Farmington Street is a fifteen-one prolonged shot. The Barclay Tagg-experienced Tiz the Regulation is the 6-5 early morning-line favourite in the 2020 Belmont Stakes industry. Submit time for the race is 5:42 p.m. ET. With 1 of the jewels of the Triple Crown on the line on Saturday, you have to have to see the horse racing predictions from Hammerin’ Hank Goldberg has to say just before creating any 2020 Belmont Stakes picks.
The previous horse racing analyst for ESPN and NBC, Goldberg became a legendary handicapper by likely straight to the resource. In 2004, he had supper in advance of the Belmont Stakes with trainer Nick Zito at a pizzeria in Queens. The supper led Goldberg to participate in Zito’s 36-1 monster prolonged shot Birdstone to win and on top of his exacta, trifecta and superfecta bets. When Birdstone stunned the planet, Hammer received $24,000. In the San Felipe Stakes in March, Goldberg gave out a $twenty exacta that paid $one hundred eighty. Any person who has followed Hammer’s horse racing picks has observed large returns.
Now Goldberg has studied the 2020 Belmont Stakes area and has launched his picks, predictions and exotic bets. You can see them all in excess of at SportsLine.
Top 2020 Belmont Stakes predictions
A person surprise: Goldberg is totally fading Faucet It to Get, even though he is a person of the favorites at six-one. In actuality, Goldberg says Faucet It to Win doesn’t even strike the board. Properly trained by Mark Casse and ridden by John Velazquez, Tap It to Gain is a excellent two-for-two this yr. He is coming off a five-duration, frontrunning victory in an allowance race at Belmont Park on June 4.
Tap It to Win’s 16-day turnaround is a rapid a single for modern-day working day horses. In addition, his likelihood took a large hit this 7 days with the late addition of Fore Left, a pace horse who went wire-to-wire in Dubai in his past get started. Goldberg won’t rank Faucet It to Win in his prime four and won’t use the horse on any of his 2020 Belmont Stakes bets.
Yet another curveball: Goldberg is large on Pneumatic, who’s listed at eight-1 in the Belmont Stakes 2020 odds. The Steve Asmussen-properly trained horse was a late addition to the 2020 Belmont Stakes area, but he’s the son of Uncle Mo, a 3-time graded stakes winner who had Kentucky Derby aspirations ahead of an disease forced him to be scratched.
Just after not running as a two-calendar year-old, Pneumatic gained his maiden unique pounds in February and an optional statements race in late April at Oaklawn Park. Then, he took 3rd at the graded Matt Winn late last month. Pneumatic’s outside the house submit situation could bode really perfectly for the 3-year-outdated colt.
“Pneumatic has manufactured just three occupation starts off, but he has improved just about every time,” Goldberg told SportsLine. “His two wins came when he was drawn exterior, even though his 1 loss arrived when he drew the rail. He has drawn the much exterior put up on Saturday.”
How to make 2020 Belmont Stakes picks
Goldberg is also large on a double-digit long shot who “could be harmful.” Goldberg’s including this horse in his exactas and superfectas, and so must you. He is sharing which horse to again only at SportsLine.
Who wins the Belmont Stakes 2020? Which double-digit long shot hits the board? And how has the Hammer formulated his bets? Verify out the most recent Belmont Stakes odds beneath, then take a look at SportsLine to see Goldberg’s picks for the Belmont Stakes, and locate out.
2020 Belmont Stakes discipline, odds
Tiz the Law (six-5)
Sole Volante (9-2)
Dr Write-up (5-one)
Tap It to Get (six-one)
Max Player (fifteen-one)
Farmington Highway (15-1)
Fore Remaining (30-1)
Jungle Runner (50-1)