“I’m real confident,” Sherman told Francesa. “I am. Just the way he’s been training on this track. Obviously he hasn’t run on it, but he’s been training great over it.”
California Chrome has galloped again in preparations for the Belmont Stakes, while a new contender trained by Todd Pletcher has emerged for the last leg of the Triple Crown.
Palace Malice took charge on the turn for home and won the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, holding off Kentucky Derby winner Orb.
Ahead of the 145th Belmont Stakes, WFAN’s Mike Francesa was live from Belmont Park on Friday to preview the third leg of the Triple Crown. You can listen to all of the exclusive audio from Friday’s program right here.
The best horsemen in the business like to change things up every once in a while in the Belmont Stakes. And with the weather forecast predicting a sloppy track, almost any horse can come out on top.
Cowboy boots, blue jeans, starched sports shirt, gleaming smile and shades. Yes, trainer D. Wayne Lukas is back in the spotlight during the Triple Crown. And don’t think he isn’t enjoying every second of it.
Orb was made the 3-1 morning-line favorite in a 14-horse field entered Wednesday for the final leg of the Triple Crown.
Morning-line favorite Orb wins the 139th Kentucky Derby.