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Drosselmeyer wins in upset at Belmont Stakes

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

June 5, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Drosselmeyer won the Belmont Stakes Saturday, achieving an upset after taking the lead in the stretch.Drosselmeyer won the Belmont Stakes Saturday, achieving an upset after taking the lead in the stretch.

Drosselmeyer, a 3-year-old colt, started the race with 13 to 1 odds.

Fly Down placed in second and First Dude showed in third place.

Drosselmeyer gave Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott his first Triple Crown win and jockey Mike Smith his first Belmont win.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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