CHARITABLE MAN IN POST 6 OF 10 FOR BELMONT STAKES

Virginia-bred Charitable Man and jockey Alan Garcia won’t have any trouble keeping track of the favorite, Kentucky Derby winner and Preakness runner-up, Mind That Bird in the Belmont Stakes on Saturday. The top two contenders will be side-by-side in the starting gate.

Here are the post positions, jockeys and morning line odds for Saturday’s 141st running of the Belmont Stakes at 1 ½ miles.

1. Chocolate Candy, Garrett Gomez, 10-1
2. Dunkirk, John Velazquez, 4-1
3. Mr. Hot Stuff, Edgar Prado, 15-1
4. Summer Bird, Kent Desormeaux, 12-1
5. Luv Gov, Miguel Mena, 20-1
6. Charitable Man, Alan Garcia, 3-1
7. Mine That Bird, Calvin Borel, 2-1
8. Flying Private, Julian Leparoux, 12-1
9. Miner’s Escape, Joe Lezcano, 15-1
10. Brave Victory, Rajiv Maragh, 15-1

Blinkers on: Summer Bird
(Photo: Secretariat wins the Belmont. Do you ever get tired of seeing it?)