Best Bet for the 2024 Belmont Stakes: Sierra Leone to Place

  • 2024 Belmont Stakes betting odds favor Sierra Leone with +175 odds to win.
  • Kentucky Derby winner Mystik Dan has +600 odds to win the Belmont Stakes.
  • Sierra Leone to place is the best bet for the Belmont Stakes based on finish history.

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y.Sierra Leone is the betting favorite with +175 odds to win the 2024 Belmont Stakes. Perhaps the best bet of this year’s race is for Sierra Leone to place, as the favorite has finished first or second in seven consecutive Belmont races.

2024 Belmont Stakes Odds And Post Positions

  • 1. Seize The Grey +600
  • 2. Resilience +1000
  • 3. Mystik Dan +600
  • 4. The Wine Steward +2500
  • 5. Antiquarian +1200
  • 6. Dornoch +2500
  • 7. Protective +3500
  • 8. Honor Marie +1200
  • 9. Sierra Leone +175
  • 10. Mindframe +325

With post positions being drawn on Monday night, horse betting sites haven’t released odds for finishes at the Belmont Stakes other than to win. Sierra Leone is a strong favorite after narrowly losing the Kentucky Derby and 2023 Remsen in an otherwise flawless five-race career.

Betting Outside Of The 2024 Belmont Stakes Favorite

Horse bettors have plenty of race history to work with for the 2024 Belmont Stakes, as five horses who ran in the Kentucky Derby are in the field. That also includes the winner and runner-up from the Preakness Stakes, giving plenty of USA online gambling options for the Belmont Stakes.

Although his Triple Crown chances came to a halt with a second-place finish at the Preakness Stakes, Mystik Dan’s +600 odds are worth a bet at the Belmont Stakes. After the first two legs of the Triple Crown, Mystik Dan is the leading money winner of the Belmont Stakes field at $4 million.

Watch out for Todd Pletcher trained horses like Mindframe (+325) and Antiquarian (+1200) to be win contenders at the 2024 Belmont Stakes. Pletcher is a four-time winner at the Belmont Stakes and has plenty of qualified horses to add another win on Saturday.