Nest Belmont Stakes Horse Odds, History & Predictions
The 2022 Belmont Stakes contenders field has been announced, along with post position and initial morning line odds.
The third leg of the triple crown will take place on Saturday, June 11 at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. Some of the best three-year-old Thoroughbreds will run in the 154th running of the historic race.
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Nest Belmont Stakes Odds and Post Position
Nest currently has 8-1 odds to win the Belmont Stakes in 2022. That has her as a safe bet in the Belmont Stakes, with good odds. Nest drew the 3rd post position for the Belmont Stakes.
Nest Horse Trainer and Jockey
Nest is trained by Todd A. Pletcher. Pletcher won his first Dubai World Cup day race in 2019, capturing the Godolphin Mile with Coal Front. That fall, he also scored a first-ever win in the Longines Breeders' Cup Classic, as Vino Rosso took the $6 million race at Santa Anita Park. That boosted Pletcher's win total at the World Championships to 11. Jose Ortiz will be riding Nest; Ortiz is a winner of the Eclipse Award as outstanding jockey in 2017 when he led the nation in purse earnings with more than $27.3 million and won the Belmont Stakes aboard Tapwrit.
Nest Race History
Nest has a career record of 6 starts and 4 wins, 1 second and 1 third place finish. He comes into the Stakes placing 5th on the leaderboard. Nest achieved three recent wins at Ashland, Suncoast Stakes, and Demoiselle this year.
Nest Prediction and Pick
Nest has a very accomplished trainer that won his first Triple Crown race in 2007 when the filly Rags to Riches edged Curlin in the Belmont Stakes and earned his first Kentucky Derby victory with Super Saver in 2010. Pletcher has won the Eclipse Award as the outstanding trainer six times. He earned his 3,000th victory on Feb. 11, 2012 when Spring Hill Farm won the third race at Gulfstream Park. Nest, a talented, Todd Pletcher-trained filly looking to make history as just the fourth filly to win the Belmont Stakes. This fact alone makes her a pretty good bet and a worthy contender.
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