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Forte Tabbed as 5-2 Morning-Line Favorite for Belmont Stakes

Field of Nine Will Vie in Final Leg of Triple Crown

The final leg of the Triple Crown, the Belmont Stakes, will take place on Saturday at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y. The Triple Crown is not on the line as Mage won the Kentucky Derby and National Treasure captured the Preakness.

On Tuesday, the post-position draw for the race was held.

Secretariat Broke the Clock in Winning 1973 Preakness
A statue honoring triple crown winner Secretariat | Rob Carr/Getty Images/AFP

Post positions for the  1 1/2 miles Belmont Stakes with morning-line odds:

1. Tapit Shoes 20-1

2.  Tapit Trice 3-1

3. Arcangelo  8-1

4. National Treasure 5-1

5. Il Miracolo  30-1

6. Forte 5-2

7. Hit Show 10-1

8. Angel of Empire 7-2

9. Red Route One 15-1

The race will take place on the 50th anniversary of Secretariat’s incredible 31-length victory in the Belmont Stakes in 1973.

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