Drosselmeyer pulls upset in Belmont Stakes
(AP) - Drosselmeyer has pulled off an upset in theBelmont Stakes, seizing the lead in the stretch and giving Hall ofFame trainer Bill Mott his first win in a Triple Crown race.
Sent off at odds of 13-1, Drosselmeyer defeated Fly Down bythree-quarters of a length. Preakness runner-up First Dude wasthird after setting the pace for most of the 1½-miles.
Drosselmeyer also gave jockey Mike Smith his first Belmont winin his 13th try.
The 3-year-old colt owned by WinStar Farm won in 2:31.57. IceBox finished ninth as the 9-5 favorite for trainer Nick Zito in the12-horse field.