The Belmont Stakes is shaping up to be a war. It has all the ingredients that make for a compelling Classic race.
There are new shooters to the Triple Crown scene; there's the top three finishers from the Kentucky Derby; there's the Derby winner and the Preakness winner; there's three horses that ran in the Derby and Preakness; there's even a filly.
Throw it in the hopper, spin it around and what do you get? A lot of unpredictability that naturally leads to the possibility of a sleeper or two with a shot to win.
Heck, here's six sleepers and why they're valuable.
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