Belmont Stakes day picks
Eddie Mac makes selections for a great day of racing at Belmont Park.
He's clearly the best horse, but do you want to take 6-5 or lower on Afleet Alex on Saturday in the 137th Belmont Stakes? Even for a horse that may have cheated serious injury or worse at the top of the stretch in the Preakness, there are no guarantees at 1-1/2 miles. Like Smarty Jones and Funny Cide, Alex ran career-best pace and final-figure tops in the Preakness, and look what happened to them in the Belmont.
So you're not crazy about Giacomo, either, figuring that a grinder with no early ...
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