The countdown to the 2012 Belmont Stakes continues. Saturday's undercard for the famous race is well underway, with a full 13 races scheduled at the track. Two more races are in the books, including the first race in the Pick 6. The Pick 6 involves bettors picking the winners of six consecutive races, from Race 6 to Race 11. If enough long shots come in, the payout could stand to be six or even seven figures for a winner.
In Race 5, Mia Poppy, a 10/1 bet, took first place in a one-mile run on the turf. Anaphylaxis placed and Carbon County showed. Adirondack Dancer, the 2/1 favorite, was an also ran but was fourth in the superfecta.
In the sixth race of the day, Teeth of the Dog, the 2/1 favorite, took home the $100,000 purse, while Fast Falcon took second and Politicallycorrect came in third.
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