Time off after Kentucky Derby may work in Nehro’s favor for Belmont Stakes
Recent Belmont Stakes history supports their decision.In the past five Belmonts, none of the winners came out of the Preakness. Three of those Belmont winners, including Drosselmeyer last year, were debuting in the Triple Crown series. The other two — Summer Bird in 2009 and Jazil in 2006 — ran in the Derby but didn’t run in the Preakness.
Posted on June 10, 2011