Irish War Cry returns to the track as 7-2 Belmont favorite
NEW YORK | Irish War Cry is returning to the Triple Crown trail as the 7-2 favorite for the Belmont Stakes.
The colt claimed that status after expected favorite Classic Empire was forced out earlier Wednesday because of an abscess in his right front hoof.
Irish War Cry finished 10th in the Kentucky Derby and skipped the Preakness. Irish War Cry drew the No. 7 post.