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Belmont Stakes odds, contenders 2020: Post positions, lineup, favorite to win today’s race

Jerry Bailey and Randy Moss dive into the field for the 152nd Belmont Stakes and discuss who, if anyone, could put pressure on heavy favorite Tiz the Law.

Tiz the Law leads the 152nd Belmont Stakes odds, opening at 6-5 on June 17, and could become the first New York-bred horse to win the race since 1882. This comes on the heels of winning the Barclay Tagg’s Florida Derby (G1). Manny Franco has the ride. Todd Pletcher’s Dr Post opens with 5-1 Belmont 2020 odds, and last year’s winning Belmont trainer Mark Casse fields Tap It to Win at 6-1 opening odds.

The $1 million Belmont Stakes, which was moved from Saturday, June 6 to Saturday, June 20 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will run at a shortened distance from 1 1/2-miles (12 furlongs) to 1 1/8-miles (9 furlongs) “to properly account for the schedule adjustments to the Triple Crown series and overall calendar for 3-year-olds in training,” the New York Racing Association said in a statement.

RELATED: What to know about the 2020 Belmont Stakes

NBC is home to the 152nd Belmont Stakes, providing comprehensive race coverage and analysis live on TV and before, during and after the main event. Coverage runs from 2:45 p.m. to 6 p.m. on NBC, just hours after NBC’s coverage of the final day of the Royal Ascot in England. Stream the 2020 Belmont Stakes here.

Below are the post positions and Belmont 2020 odds as of June 20 at 12 p.m. ET:

1. Tap It to Win (4-1)
Trainer: Mark Casse
Jockey: John Velazquez

2. Sole Volante (9-1)
Trainer: Patrick Biancone
Jockey: Luca Panici

3. Max Player (11-1)
Trainer: Linda Rice
Jockey: Joel Rosario

4. Modernist (20-1)
Trainer: Bill Mott
Jockey: Junior Alvarado

5. Farmington Road (11-1)
Trainer: Todd Pletcher
Jockey: Javier Castellano

6. Fore Left (18-1)
Trainer: Doug O’Neill
Jockey: Jose Ortiz

7. Jungle Runner (21-1)
Trainer: Steve Asmussen
Jockey: Reylu Gutierrez

8. Tiz the Law (6-5)
Trainer: Barclay Tagg
Jockey: Manny Franco

9. Dr Post (9-1)
Trainer: Todd Pletcher
Jockey: Irad Ortiz Jr.

10. Pneumatic (16-1)
Trainer: Steve Asmussen
Jockey: Ricardo Santana Jr.

Watch the 2020 Belmont Stakes on Saturday, June 20 from 2:45 p.m. to 6 p.m. ET on NBC, and the NBC Sports app.