[WATCH] Experts Make Their Picks And Offer Betting Advice For The Belmont Stakes
It's a weekend full of sports playoffs, but the NBA and NHL championships may be taking a back seat to the Belmont Stakes horse race. Seems like everyone is talking about California Chrome and his shot at winning the triple crown. Will he become the first horse to win it in 36 years? Click to watch former trainers and jockeys offer their predictions for the race and some tips on how to bet the race.
California Chrome is being called the People's Horse or America's Horse, because of the feel good story behind his owners. Perry Martin and Steve Coburn named their horse racing partner ship, 'DAP' Racing as in "dumb a** partners." The name came from a horse racing insider who said only a "dumba** would buy her" when referring to buying the horse that would eventually become California Chrome's mother. Watch the video below as former trainers and jockeys make their predictions for The Belmont Stakes.
Belmont officials say having the possibility of a Triple Crown winner will mean millions in increased betting on the race. Much of that coming from people who wouldn't normally wager on racing. Bloomberg Business Week offers some tips on how to bet the race with all that extra money flying around and inexperienced bettors.
Do you think California Chrome will win the Triple Crown?