"California Chrome" is the early favorite to win the Belmont Stakes and become horse racing's twelfth Triple Crown champion.
The Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner will break from the number two post under Victor Espinoza at Belomnt Park Saturday.
Eleven horses were entered to take on California Chrome in his bid to win the Triple Crown for the first time since "Affirmed" in 1978.
Eleven Belmont winners have come out of gate number two, the last being "Tabasco Cat" in 1994.
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