When: Tomorrow, 6:35 p.m. post time (Race 11)

Where: Belmont Park (Elmont, N.Y.)

TV: NBC beginning at 5 p.m. (Versus has prerace coverage starting at 3 p.m. and postrace from 7-7:30 p.m.)

Wagering Info: 1-888-BET-2-WIN or www.phonebet.com

Distance: 1 1/2 miles. Weights: 126 pounds.

Weather: Showers are in the forecast with temperatures around 70 degrees.

Purse: $1 million (if 12 run). First place: $600,000. Second place: $200,000. Third place: $110,000. Fourth place: $60,000. Fifth place: $30,000.

2012 Triple Crown schedule: Kentucky Derby, May 5, Preakness Stakes, May 19; Belmont Stakes, June 9.

WAGERING TERMS

 Win: Place: Betting a horse to finish first or second.

Show: Betting a horse to finish first, second or third.

Across the board: Betting an equal amount to win, place and show.

Exacta: A bet on which horses will finish first and second, in order.

Quinella: A bet on which horses will finish first and second, regardless of order.

Trifecta: A bet on which horses will finish first, second and third, in order.

Superfecta: A bet on which horses will finish first, second, third and fourth, in order.

Pick Six: Correctly picking the winners of six consecutive designated races. Pick Six wagering tomorrow at Belmont Park begins with Race 6.

WHERE TO WAGER

ON TRACK

Harrah's Chester: 777 Harrahs Blvd., Chester, 800-480-8020

Parx Racing: 3001 Street Road, Bensalem, 215-639-9000

OFF-TRACK PARLORS

Center City:

1635 Market St.

215-246-1556

South Philadelphia:

700 Packer Ave.

215-551-8270

Northeast:

Roosevelt Mall

Cottman and Bustleton Aves.

215-338-1887

Upper Darby:

150 S. 69th St.

610-352-5666

Valley Forge:

Oaks Corporate Center

600 Cresson Blvd.

610-650-0100

Brandywine:

1021 Baltimore Pike

Concordville

610-361-9000

THE BELMONT FIELD

1 Master of Hounds

Morning Line: 10-1

Owner: Mrs. John Magnier

Trainer: Aidan O'Brien

Jockey: Garrett Gomez

Career Earnings: $520,878

2011: 2 starts, 0 firsts, 1 second, 0 thirds

Career: 8 starts, 1 first, 3 seconds, 1 third

Last three: Kentucky Derby (5th), UAE Derby (2nd), Breeders Juvenile Turf (2010, 6th).

Jerardi's breakdown: Son of the great Kingmambo is surely bred for the trip. English-trained horse was a solid fifth in Kentucky Derby, his first race on dirt.

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2 Stay Thirsty

Morning Line: 20-1

Owner: Repole Stable

Trainer: Todd Pletcher

Jockey: Javier Castellano

Career Earnings: $300,000

2011: 3 starts, 1 first, 0 seconds 0 thirds

Career: 7 starts, 2 firsts, 2 seconds, 0 thirds

Last three: Kentucky Derby (12th), Florida Derby (7th), Gotham Stakes (1st).

Jerardi's breakdown: Never reached 90 on the Beyer figure scale. Would have to improve dramatically to hit the board. Finished 12th in the Derby.

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3 Ruler on Ice

Morning Line: 20-1

Owner: George and Lori Hall

Trainer: Kelly Breen

Jockey: Jose Valdivia Jr.

Career Earnings: $166,500

2011: 4 starts, 1 first, 2 seconds, 1 third

Career: 6 starts, 2 firsts, 2 seconds, 1 third

Last three: Tesio Stakes (2nd), Sun Derby (3rd), allowance at Parx Racing (1st).

Jerardi's breakdown: Finished second in the Tesio to a horse that came back and was no factor in the Preakness. Gets blinkers. Needs wings.

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4 Santiva

Morning Line: 15-1

Owner: Tom Walters

Trainer: Eddie Kenneally

Jockey: Shaun Bridgmohan

Career Earnings: $257,597

2011: 3 starts, 0 firsts, 1 second, 0 thirds

Career: 7 starts, 1 first, 3 seconds, 1 third

Last three: Kentucky Derby (6th), Bluegrass Stakes (9th), Risen Star (2nd).

Jerardi's breakdown: Late-running sixth in the Derby. Waited the 5 weeks. Has only one win, but has been competing in stakes races since October.

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5 Brilliant Speed

Morning Line: 15-1

Owner: Live Oak Plantation

Trainer: Tom Albertrani

Jockey: Joel Rosario

Career Earnings: $515,750

2011: 4 starts, 1 first, 2 seconds, 0 thirds

Career: 9 starts, 2 firsts, 2 seconds, 2 thirds

Last three: Kentucky Derby (7th), Bluegrass Stakes (1st), Hallandale Beach Stakes (3rd).

Jerardi's breakdown: Bloodlines suggest the distance is within his scope. A bit of a grinder. Finished in that Derby photo with Master of Hounds and Santiva.

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6 Nehro

Morning Line: 4-1

Owner: Zayat Stables LLC

Trainer: Steve Asmussen

Jockey: Corey Nakatani

Career Earnings: $825,140

2011: 5 starts, 1 first, 3 seconds, 0 thirds

Career: 6 starts, 1 first, 3 seconds, 0 thirds

Last three: Kentucky Derby (2nd), Arkansas Derby (2nd), Louisiana Derby (2nd).

Jerardi's breakdown: Three consecutive seconds in three Derbys, including the big one. Connections passed the Preakness, opting for the 5 weeks of rest.

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7 Monzon

Morning Line: 30-1

Owner: Sagamore Farm

Trainer: Ignacio Correas

Jockey: Jose Lezcano

Career Earnings: $96,944

2011: 3 starts, 1 first, 0 seconds, 0 thirds

Career: 8 starts, 3 firsts, 0 seconds, 1 third

Last three: Peter Pan Stakes (6th), Sam F. Davis Stakes (5th), Count Fleet Stakes (1st).

Jerardi's breakdown: Finished a bad sixth in the Peter Pan. Not sure why this would be the next spot. This horse is neither fast nor consistent, a bad combination.

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8 Prime Cut

Morning Line: 15-1

Owner: Adam Donald

Trainer: Neil Howard

Jockey: Edgar Prado

Career Earnings: $123,685

2011: 5 starts, 1 first, 2 seconds, 2 thirds

Career: 7 starts, 2 firsts, 2 seconds, 2 thirds

Last three: Peter Pan Stakes (3rd), Coolmore Lexington (2nd), non-stakes/Fair Grounds (1st).

Jerardi's breakdown: Has never run a poor race, but never was in against this type of competition, either. Might be the second speed, chasing the Preakness winner.

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9 Animal Kingdom

Morning Line: 2-1

Owner: Team Valor International

Trainer: Graham Motion

Jockey: John Velazquez

Career Earnings: $1,938,700

2011: 4 starts, 2 firsts, 2 seconds, 0 thirds

Career: 6 starts, 3 firsts, 3 seconds, 0 thirds

Last three: Preakness Stakes (2nd), Kentucky Derby (1st), Spiral Stakes (1st).

Jerardi's breakdown: Derby winner looked great in Monday's workout at Belmont Park. Showing no signs of being over the top after Triple Crown grind.

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10 Mucho Macho Man

Morning Line: 10-1

Owner: Team Valor International

Trainer: Kathy Ritvo

Jockey: Ramon Dominguez

Career Earnings: $610,643

2011: 5 starts, 1 first, 0 seconds, 2 thirds

Career: 10 starts, 2 firsts, 3 seconds, 3 thirds

Last three: Preakness Stakes (6th), Kentucky Derby (3rd), Louisiana Derby (3rd).

Jerardi's breakdown: Changed jockeys and blacksmiths since running sixth in the Preakness, the worst performance of a solid 10-race career.

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11 Isn't He Perfect

Morning Line: 30-1

Owner: Kharag Stables

Trainer: Doodnauth Shivmangal

Jockey: Rajiv Maragh

Career Earnings: $90,222

2011: 7 starts, 1 first, 0 seconds, 1 third

Career: 13 starts, 2 firsts, 0 seconds, 1 third

Last three: Preakness Stakes (9th), Jerome Stakes (5th), Wood Memorial (5th).

Jerardi's breakdown: Apparently the ninth-place finish in the Preakness was not a tipoff that this colt did not belong in these kinds of races.

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12 Shackleford

Morning Line: 9-2

Owner: Michael Lauffer and W.D. Cubbedge

Trainer: Dale Romans

Jockey: Jesus Castanon

Career Earnings: $1,471,666

2011: 5 starts, 2 firsts, 1 second, 0 thirds

Career: 7 starts, 3 firsts, 1 second, 0 thirds

Last three: Preakness Stakes (1st), Kentucky Derby (4th), Florida Derby (2nd).

Jerardi's breakdown: Preakness winner is absolutely the only speed, giving him a serious tactical edge. This colt certainly could take this field all the way.

STAFF PICKS

Dick Jerardi: 9-Animal Kingdom, 12-Shackleford. 1-Master of Hounds, 6-Nehro

Ed Barkowitz: 12-Shackleford, 9-Animal Kingdom, 5-Brilliant Speed, 10-Mucho Macho Man

Stan Hochman: 9-Animal Kingdom, 10-Mucho Macho Man, 1-Master of Hounds, 12-Shackleford