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Drosselmeyer wins Belmont Stakes

Jockey Smith, trainer Mott notch first Belmont victory as WinStar does it again

Updated: June 6, 2010, 1:12 AM ET
By Sherry Ross | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

ELMONT, N.Y. -- Just try convincing the Drosselmeyer team that the lack of a Triple Crown bid made this year's Belmont Stakes a snoozefest.

Good luck winning any argument with jockey Mike Smith or trainer Bill Mott by telling them that their first Belmont victory was tainted by the absence of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winners.

On a sultry afternoon before a surprisingly robust turnout of 45,243 fans, the tender-footed, stout-hearted Drosselmeyer eradicated the ...

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