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The Wine Steward: Belmont Stakes Horse Odds, History and Prediction

FanDuel Staff
FanDuel Staff
The Wine Steward: Belmont Stakes Horse Odds, History and Prediction

The third leg of the Triple Crown, the 156th Belmont Stakes, is scheduled for Saturday, June 8th, at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, New York.

The Belmont Stakes field of horses was drawn on Monday, June 3rd.

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Among the contenders is The Wine Steward.

The Wine Steward Belmont Stakes Odds and Post Position

The Wine Steward's morning line odds are 15-1.

The Wine Steward drew post position 4.

1Seize The GreyD. Wayne LukasJaime Torres8-1
2ResilienceBill MottJunior Alvarado10-1
3Mystik DanKenny McPeekBrian Hernandez, Jr.5-1
4The Wine StewardMike MakerManny Franco15-1
5AntiquarianTodd PletcherJohn Velazquez12-1
6DornochDanny GarganLuis Saez15-1
7ProtectiveTodd PletcherTyler Gaffalione20-1
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The Wine Steward Horse Trainer and Jockey

Trainer Mike Maker is making his first Triple Crown appearance with The Wine Steward. His most recent win was the Prevagen Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf with Fire at Will in 2020.

Jockey Manuel Franco won the Belmont Stakes in 2020 while riding Tiz the Law.

The Wine Steward Race History

The Wine Steward has won 3 out of 6 career races, and has never placed lower than second.

This includes a second-place finish at the 2024 Stonestreet Lexington Stakes where The Wine Steward reached an impressive Speed Score of 107, only to be beat by Encino.

Speed Scores via Equibase.

Speed Score
5/11/2024Belmont At The Big APeter Pan Stakes (Gr. 3)299
4/13/2024KeenelandStonestreet Lexington Stakes (Gr. 3)2107
10/7/2023KeenelandClaiborne Breeders' Futurity (Gr. 1)297
8/27/2023SaratogaFunny Cide S. Presented by Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital (Black Type)194
7/2/2023Ellis ParkBashford Manor Stakes (Listed)188
5/28/2023Belmont ParkMaiden Special Weight190

The Wine Steward Belmont Stakes Prediction and Pick

The Wine Steward has an average Speed Score of 101 across his last 3 races, above the field average of 98. Although, he has only reached a 100+ Speed Score once, at the 2024 Stonestreet Lexington Stakes as mentioned previously.

In order to beat more consistent contenders, such as Mystik Dan, The Wine Steward will need another stand-out performance.

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