Funny Cide Even-Money Favorite for Belmont

Funny Cide Even-Money Favorite for Belmont
Photo: AP/Ed Betz
Belmont Stakes favorite Funny Cide.
Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner Funny Cide was made the even-money morning line favorite when six horses were entered Wednesday for Saturday's Belmont Stakes.

Owned by Sackatoga Stable and trained by Barclay Tagg, Funny Cide is seeking the $5-million Visa Triple Crown bonus to any horse that sweeps the Derby-Preakness-Belmont and is also hoping to become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978.

Belmont Stakes (gr. I), Saturday, June 7, Belmont Park, New York
Purse: $1,000,000
Distance, conditions: 1 1/2 miles, 3-year-olds
TV: NBC, 5:30-7:00 p.m. (EDT)
Approximate Post Time: 6:38 p.m. (EDT)

Post Position, Horse, Trainer, Jockey, Morning-Line Odds
1--Empire Maker, Bobby Frankel, Jerry Bailey, 6-5
2--Supervisor, Linda Rice, John Velazquez, 50-1
3--Scrimshaw, D. Wayne Lukas, Gary Stevens, 20-1
4--Funny Cide, Barclay Tagg, Jose Santos, Even
5--Dynever, Christophe Clement, Edgar Prado, 5-1
6--Ten Most Wanted, Wally Dollase, Pat Day, 10-1

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