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Mine That Bird 2-1 favorite for Belmont Stakes

Mine That Bird has been made the 2-1 favoritefor the Belmont Stakes, when Calvin Borel will attempt to becomethe first jockey to win all three Triple Crown races with differenthorses.

Borel rode Mine That Bird to victory in the Kentucky Derby, thenwon the Preakness Stakes aboard the filly Rachel Alexandra, and isback on Mine That Bird for the 1 1/2-mile Belmont.

A field of 10 3-year-olds has been entered Wednesday, with MineThat Bird drawing the No. 7 post position. Charitable Man, whomissed the Derby and the Preakness, was the second choice at 3-1.He drew the No. 6 post.

Also entered, from the rail out, are: Chocolate Candy, Dunkirk,Mr. Hot Stuff, Summer Bird, Luv Gov, Flying Private, Miner's Escapeand Brave Victory.


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