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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Barber Road Belmont Stakes Odds and Post Position
Barber Road currently has 10-1 odds to win the Belmont Stakes in 2022. That has him as a safe bet in the Belmont Stakes, with the sixth best odds to win. Barber Road drew the 8th post position for the Belmont Stakes.
Barber Road Horse Trainer and Jockey
Barber Road is trained by John A. Ortiz. Ortiz started his own training career in 2016 at age 30 and picked up his first win at Turfway Park in December. He built his career mainly in Kentucky and Arkansas over the next several years, and won his first graded stakes when Zulu Alpha captured the 2019 Sycamore Stakes at Keeneland. Joel Rosario will be riding Barber Road; Rosario won the Kentucky Derby in 2013 (Orb) and has collected 15 wins in Breeders’ Cup races. Rosario, who has been a leading New York-based jockey multiple times, won the Belmont Stakes in 2019 aboard long shot Sir Winston.
Barber Road Race History
Barber Road has a career record of 9 starts, 2 wins, 4 second and 1 third place finish. He comes into the Stakes placing 5th in the leaderboard. His notable finishes in the lead-up to the Kentucky Derby include a second place finish in the Arkansas Derby at Southwest Stakes 2022. Barber Road comes from a strong lineage by way of his Sire Race Day, who achieved first place at the 2015 Fayette Stakes.
Barber Road Prediction and Pick
Barber Road has a very determined trainer looking for his first Belmont Stakes win. With an Equibase Speed Figure of 100, Barber Road has 10-1 longshot odds and is not expected to finish near the top of the Belmont Stakes. Trainer John A. Ortiz trained Barber Road, a colt who hit the board in all four of Oaklawn Park’s Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve preps. Jockey Joel Rosario scored his share of top-level wins through 2019, taking his second Belmont Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets on June 8 aboard Sir Winston. Barber Road looks to have a decent opportunity of getting in the shake-up of those priced at slightly bigger odds.
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