Speed arrested at Belmont

Updated: June 8, 2011, 4:27 PM ET
By Jay Cronley | Special to ESPN.com

Handicapping occurs when something makes sense, or seems to.

Guessing is all the rest.

One thing making sense before the Belmont Stakes is that Animal Kingdom can't break any worse than he did in Baltimore, when he appeared to have stage fright. If he breaks nearly that bad, he loses.

Races at a mile and a half favor stalking horses from the front half of the field, animals that take the lead at the top of the stretch and pull a semi-Secretariat down the long lane.

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