Creative Minister Belmont Stakes Horse Odds, History & Predictions

Creative Minister odds, history and predictions.
Creative Minister odds, history and predictions. / Jessica Alcheh-USA TODAY Sports

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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Creative Minister Belmont Stakes Odds and Post Position

Creative Minister currently has 6-1 odds to win the Belmont Stakes in 2022. That has him as a safe bet in the Belmont Stakes, with the third best odds to win. Creative Minister drew the 5th post position for the Belmont Stakes. 

Creative Minister Horse Trainer and Jockey

Creative Minister is trained by Kenneth G. McPeek. Since opening his own stable in 1985, he has trained over 1,700 winners and his horses have earned more than $95 million in purses through April 2022. Brian J. Hernandez, Jr  will be riding Creative Minister; Hernandez will be returning to ride Creative Minister for the first time since the Preakness Stakes.

Creative Minister Race History

Creative Minister has a career record of 4 starts, 2 wins, 1 second and 1 third place finish. He comes into the Stakes placing 3rd in the leaderboard. He raced twice earlier in the year, finishing second by a neck in his debut and then taking a maiden race at Keeneland by 1 ½ lengths. Creative Minister comes from a strong lineage by way of his Creative Cause, who won the 2012 San Felipe and came in 3rd place at the Preakness Stakes that same year.

Creative Minister Prediction and Pick

Creative Minister has a very determined trainer looking for his first Belmont Stakes win. With an Equibase Speed Figure of 108, Creative Minister has 6-1 odds and has a fair shot to finish near the top of the Belmont Stakes. Trainer Kenneth G. McPeek trained over 1,700 winners and his horses have earned more than $95 million in purses through April 2022. Top horses trained by McPeek include champion Take Charge Lady and Belmont Stakes winner Sarava as well as Frac Daddy, Rosalind, Tejano Run, Daddys Lil Darling, Eskimo Kisses, and Signalman. Creative Minister has the tactical speed that plays well at Belmont, but he will have to prove his stamina since he has not gone longer than a mile and three-sixteenths.

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