With no Triple Crown on the line and following the first Kentucky Derby race disqualification in 145 years, there's little chance the Belmont Stakes will match that kind of drama in the 151st edition on Saturday.
But the “Test of the Champion” is still a great race in America's most famous city on one of the best cards of the year in horse racing.
In this edition of the Triple Crown News Minute, Scott Jagow reports from Belmont Park on the post positions, jockey assignments and other news from the third leg of the Triple Crown. Plus, a spotlight on the most lightly raced colt in the field, with thoughts from his rider, John Velazquez.
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