2011 Belmont Stakes Results: 6 Surprises and Disappointments

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2011 Belmont Stakes Results: 6 Surprises and Disappointments
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The 2011 Belmont Stakes were the most surprising race of the Triple Crown. In fact, it was surprising before it even began, as the track turned muddy today, completely changing odds and betting patterns.

Most of the horses ended up finishing either far better than expected or far worse, with the potential exceptions being Isn't He Perfect, who finished last, and Nehro, who finished fourth.

The winner of the race was perhaps most surprising of all, as it was a horse who was never among the favorites.

Here are the six biggest surprises and disappointments from this year's Belmont Stakes. Yes, at least half the field this year can easily have the tag "surprising" or "disappointing" attributed to them.

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