We asked our handicappers for their Belmont Stakes selections, and it’s fair to say they were conflicted.

To our group, the Belmont boils down to a simple question: California Chrome, or Wicked Strong?

Four of the eight ‘cappers chose Wicked Strong, while three picked Chrome (and one poor soul went with Samraat). ┬áThree of the four who picked Wicked Strong slotted Chrome in the place position, and the other put him in the show slot. ┬áThose who went with Chrome, on the other hand, were more conflicted about Wicked Strong; one left him off the ticket altogether, while the others had him second and third.

Their choices:

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