Before the main event gets underway at the 2012 Belmont Stakes in New York, there's a full undercard of horse racing. 13 races are on the docket Saturday prior to the third leg of the Triple Crown, and the first four on the undercard are already in the books.
In the first race of the day, 5/2 favorite I Dreamt I Was won, Market Princess placed and Irish horse Wet One came in third.
In the second race, Love to Run took the winner's share of the $75,000 purse, coming in ahead of Tiz Yankee and Wild Target.
Mineswept won the third race, which was a one-mile run on the dirt track. Live for Today placed and Overextended showed. A $2 trifecta pick on this race paid out $1,109.
Define won the second $75,000 race of the day, coming in ahead of Ruthless Alley and Current Design. A trifecta on a $2 bet would have paid out the hefty sum of $1,969 in this race.
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