Reigning Breeders' Cup Turf winner Yibir will make his first start in the United States since his Breeders' Cup victory when he leaves the starting gate in the 2022 Man o' War Stakes on Saturday at Belmont Park. A 4-year-old trained by Charles Appleby, Yibir is the even-money morning-line favorite in the 2022 Man o' War Stakes odds. The Christophe Clement-trained Gufo is the 7-5 second choice in the six-horse 2022 Man o' War Stakes field. Post time for the $700,000 race is 4:46 p.m. ET.
With an accomplished field set to enter the starting gate on Saturday, you'll want to see what racing insider and Beyer Speed Figure maker Bob Weir has to say before making any Man o' War Stakes picks.
A Saratoga Springs-based racing insider and Beyer Speed Figure maker, Weir is a two-time qualifier for the prestigious National Horseplayers Championship in Las Vegas. He has produced multiple five-figure days at the track over the years, including a $60,000 Pick 6 at Del Mar in 2014. Last year, he was on fire. He hit the exacta in the Sam F. Davis Stakes, Tampa Bay Derby and Peter Pan Stakes, the trifecta in the Risen Star Stakes, Blue Grass Stakes and Pennsylvania Derby and the superfecta in the Belmont Stakes.
This year, he has been red-hot in prep races, hitting the superfecta in the Blue Grass Stakes, the trifecta in the Louisiana Derby and exactas in the Fountain of Youth Stakes and Tampa Bay Derby. He also has hit the trifecta in the Pegasus World Cup and multiple Pick 4s, among other scores. Anyone who has followed him is way up.
Now, Weir has handicapped the 2022 Man o' War Stakes field, made his picks and constructed his bets.
After studying the past performances of every horse in the race, Weir is high on Easter, even though he's a long shot at 10-1! Weir is even higher on a different long shot who "should improve" off his last race! Weir is placing a win bet that would pay off HUGE and including this horse in his other 2022 Man o' War Stakes bets, and so should you. You ABSOLUTELY need to see his picks before locking in any of your own!
What horse wins the 2022 Man o' War Stakes? What long shot is a must-back? And how has Weir constructed his wagers? ... Join SportsLine right now to get the top 2022 Man o' War Stakes picks and wagers, all from the racing insider who has nailed the Pegasus World Cup, Tampa Bay Derby, Louisiana Derby and Blue Grass Stakes this year!