The horse was the favorite in the early bets to win the race and finished ahead of Hot Rod Charlie and the 146th Preakness Stakes winner Rombauer, who finished second and third respectively.
This year’s race did not include Medina Spirit, the winner of the Kentucky Derby, after the horse failed after a drug test after the Derby. This month, the New York Racing Association temporarily suspended Hall of Fame coach Bob Buffert from competing on the track that hosts Belmont Stakes.
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