Frac Daddy Draws No. 1 Post for Belmont

By Beacon Staff

BILLINGS — Montana-owned and Kentucky-bred Frac Daddy drew the inside No. 1 post for Saturday’s Belmont Stakes.

The draw for the 14-horse field was held Wednesday morning. Frac Daddy’s was tied with two other horses for the longest odds of winning at 30-1.

Trainer Ken McPeek decided Monday to enter Frac Daddy in the 1.5-mile race.

Frac Daddy is owned by Carter Stewart and Ken Schlenker of Magic City Thoroughbred Partners. Frac Daddy finished 16th in the Kentucky Derby on May 4, starting from the outside No. 18 gate. The horse didn’t race in the Preakness Stakes on May 18.

Derby winner Orb drew the No. 5 post and is favored with 3-1 odds. Preakness winner Oxbow drew the No. 7 post and has 5-1 odds of winning.

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