Classic Empire Will Not Run 2017 Belmont Stakes Due to Foot Abscess

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Pulling favorite Classic Empire from Saturday’s Belmont Stakes has resulted in complete upheaval of the odds as he was the near EVEN-odds favorite.

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With Classic Empire out, Epicharis and Irish War Cry were now the co-favorites to win this year’s Belmont Stakes at 7/2 each.

The 2nd place finisher at this year’s Kentucky Derby, Lookin At Lee, was coming in at 4/1.

Epicharis 7/2

Irish War Cry 7/2

Lookin At Lee 4/1

Senior Investment 5/1

Tapwrit 7/1          

Gormley 12/1                    

J Boys Echo 14/1             

Meantime 14/1    

Multiplier 16/1     

Twisted Tom 16/1

Patch 25/1   

Hollywood Handsome 33/1

- Don Shapiro, Gambling911.com

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