NEW YORK - Ice Box has been made the 3-1 favorite for Saturday's $1 million Belmont Stakes.
Ice Box finished second in the Kentucky Derby and skipped the Preakness. Ice Box will leave from the No. 5 post for trainer Nick Zito and will be ridden by Jose Lezcano.
A field of 12 3-year-olds has been entered for the final leg of the Triple Crown.
Neither Derby winner Super Saver nor Preakness winner Lookin At Lucky are running in the 1 1/2-mile Belmont.
Preakness runner-up First Dude is the second choice at 7-2. Zito has a second Belmont starter in Dwyer winner Fly Down, the third choice at 9-2.
Also entered Wednesday: Dave in Dixie, Drosselmeyer, Game on Dude, Interactif, Make Music for Me, Spangled Star, Stately Victor, Stay Put and Uptowncharlybrown.
The field for Saturday's 142d Belmont Stakes, with post position, horse's name, jockey's name and odds:
1. Dave in Dixie. . . Borel 20-1
2. Spangled Star. . . Gomez 30-1
3. Uptowncharlybrown. . . Maragh 10-1
4. Make Music for Me. . . Rosario 10-1
5. Fly Down. . . Velazquez 9-2
6. Ice Box. . . Lezcano 3-1
7. Drosselmeyer. . . Smith 12-1
8. Game On Dude. . . Garcia 10-1
9. Stately Victor. . . Garcia 15-1
10. Stay Put. . . Theriot 20-1
11. First Dude. . . Dominguez 7-2
12. Interactif. . . Castellano 12-1
Trainers (by post position): 1, John Sadler. 2, Rick Dutrow. 3, Kiaran McLaughlin. 4, Alexis Barba. 5, Nick Zito. 6, Nick Zito. 7, Bill Mott. 8, Bob Baffert. 9, Mike Maker. 10, Steve Margolis. 11, Dale Romans. 12, Todd Pletcher.
Owners (by post position): 1, Ike and Dawn Thrash. 2, Lawrence P. Roman, Jeff Levine. 3, Fantasy Lane Stable. 4, Ellen and Peter O. Johnson. 5, Richard C. Pell. 6, Robert V. LaPenta. 7, WinStar Farm. 8, Bernard Schiappa, Lanni Family Trust, Mercedes Stable, Diamond Pride LLC. 9, F. Thomas Conway, Jack Conway. 10, Richard Klein, Bertram Klein, Elaine Klein. 11, Donald R. Dizney. 12, Wertheimer et Frere.
Weights: 126 pounds. Distance: 11/2 miles. Purse: $1 million. First place: $600,000. Second place: $200,000. Third place: $110,000. Fourth place: $60,000. Fifth place: $30,000. Post time: 6:32 p.m.