Belmont Stakes 2019 post positions: War of Will draws post No. 9, favorite Tacitus No. 10

first_imgHowever, if he were to win on Saturday, he would become just the second horse since 2005 to win the Preakness and the Belmont Stakes after failing to win the Kentucky Derby (Afleet Alex).This is a feat almost as rare as the Triple Crown over the last 40 years as it has happened just three times since 1994 and just five times since 1978 (Point Given — 2001, Tabasco Cat — 1994, Hansel — 1991, Risen Star — 1988). There have been as many horses to win the Triple Crown as to win just the final two legs of it. Related News Preakness Stakes 2019: War of Will wins 144th running of the race War of Will won’t win the Triple Crown this year, but he still has a shot to win his second race of the season.The winner of the Preakness Stakes will start in the ninth position for the 151st running of the Belmont Stakes. War of Will comes in second at 2-1.Post time is 6:48 p.m. ET Saturday at Belmont Park.Belmont Stakes 2019 post position draw, updated oddsPositionHorseOddsNo. 1Joevia30-1No. 2Everfast12-1No. 3Master Fencer8-1No. 4Tax15-1No. 5Bourbon War12-1No. 6Spinoff15-1No. 7Sir Winston12-1No. 8Intrepid Heart10-1No. 9War of Will2-1No. 10Tacitus9-5Odds are as of 5:40 p.m. ET Tuesday, June 4.center_img So War of Will won’t be winning a Triple Crown if he does come away the victory Saturday, but he would certainly mark his name in the history books with a very rare feat.Despite all of that, though, it is Tacitus who is the morning-line favorite to win at 9-5. Kentucky Derby 2019: Country House wins after Maximum Security disqualifiedlast_img

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