Belmont Stakes Expert Picks & Predictions 2021 for 153rd Running at Belmont Park

153rd running of the Belmont Stakes.
153rd running of the Belmont Stakes. / Nicole Bello/Getty Images

The 2021 Belmont Stakes has arrived, with the post time set for 6:49 p.m. EST. After an exciting first two Triple Crown races, the Belmont Stakes could be an exciting finish to Triple Crown season.

There is no shortage of ways to bet on the Belmont on TVG, but even if you're just placing some fun wagers, you'll want some info to guide your choices.

With that in mind, here's what the experts are predicting for the race.

2021 Belmont Stakes Expert Predictions & Picks

Chris Fallica and Anita Marks' picks are from ESPN, Joe Drape and Melissa Hoppert's picks are from the New York Times.

Belmont Stakes Winner

Chris Fallica: Hot Rod Charlie, Rock Your World
Anita Marks: Essential Quality
Joe Drape: Essential Quality
Melissa Hoppert: Known Agenda

Belmont Stakes Picks

Essential Quality (2)
- Hot Rod Charlie (1)
- Rock Your World (1)
- Known Agenda (1)

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