ELMONT, N.Y. — Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah will bolt from post No. 5 on Saturday in the 1 1/2-mile race at Belmont Park.
Historically, the thoroughbred in the No. 1 position has fared the best in the race, followed by posts No. 3 and 5, according to a breakdown by Bleacher Report.
American Pharoah is the favorite to win 3-5. If the colt crosses the finish line ahead of his competitors, he and jockey Victor Espinoza will be the first to win a Triple Crown in 37 years.
Here is the complete list of post positions for this year’s race:
- Tale of Verve
- Made from Lucky
- American Pharoah
- Keen Ice