There is nothing more exciting in sports than a horse heading to the Belmont Stakes seeking to win the elusive Triple Crown. We have been here before, a dozen times since Affirmed won the last Triple Crown in 1978.
We are still waiting.
I have put together some basic betting advice, geared more toward the casual racing fan or new horseplayer who may be looking to place a few wagers on the Belmont Stakes as California Chrome looks to make history.
Here are 10 betting tips to keep in mind before heading to the racetrack (or your computer) to bet on the big day: