Long shot Ruler on Ice wins wet Belmont Stakes

June 12, 2011, 12:25 am
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June 11, 2011

NEW YORK - The Kentucky Derby winner stumbled at the start. The Preakness winner tired in the stretch. The Belmont Stakes was up for grabs.And it was 24-1 long shot Ruler on Ice who delivered a huge upset Saturday in the final leg of the Triple Crown, splashing his way to a three-quarter length victory over Stay Thirsty. As expected, Shackleford led from the start but when the field of 12 turned for home in the 1-mile Belmont, he tired in the muck as long shots Stay Thirsty and Ruler On Ice passed him by. Read more on the Belmont Stakes at NBCSports.com