10/08/2010 1:08PM

Belmont: The favorite wins anyway!

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  If you were waiting for Bindle Stick, who had lost his last five starts by 43+ lengths and was 1 for 20 lifetime, your reward was a $3.90 mutuel after he double-inherited the role of favorite.

  Idol Image led to deep stretch and was caught nearing the wire for the second time in three days.