Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom is the favorite to win the final leg of this year’s Triple Crown. Animal Kingdom looks to become just the 12th horse to complete a Derby-Belmont sweep. Thunder Gulch last accomplished the feat in 1995.
Ridden by jockey John Velazquez, Animal Kingdom was given 2-1 odds in Saturday’s race. Derby second-place finisher, Nehro, goes off as the second favorite horse at 4-1.
Here is the field, rail out, with each horse’s odds.
Master of Hounds (10-1), Stay Thirsty (20-1), Ruler On Ice (20-1), Santiva (15-10), Brilliant Speed (15-1), Nehro (4-1), Monzon (30-1), Prime Cut (15-1), Animal Kingdom (2-1), Mucho Macho Man (10-1), Isn’t He Perfect (30-1) and Shackleford (9-2).