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Bold Ruler Stakes Betting Preview

October 27, 2023


Horse racing enthusiasts have an exciting opportunity this upcoming Friday, October 27, at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. The 2023 Bold Ruler Stakes, the eighth race of the day, holds special significance as it features horses competing for a generous prize pool of $200,000.


  • Date / Track: 10/27/2023 Belmont Park

  • Post Time: 4:22 PM ET

  • Distance: Six furlongs (dirt)

  • Purse: $200,000

Bold Ruler Stakes Betting Preview

The upcoming Bold Ruler Stakes boasts a strong field of nine horses, promising an intensely competitive race where some seek to defend their dominance. Others in the field might simply strive for consistent performance, whether that be a win or remain in the top three.

Cowan and Jeff Fa Fa are both coming off of wins in their most recent event. In total, five of the horses in the field have recently placed in the top three in their latest race, which makes this a competitive field. 

Horses with Best Chance to Win

The 2023 Bold Ruler Stakes showcases a strong roster of nine horses, offering an array of thrilling betting possibilities like exacta and trifecta bets due to the diverse options at your disposal. Among them, you will discover a range of horses worth considering for your wagers.

Stage Left 6-1

Stage Left has been active this year and has quality finishes. In 11 events, he has been able to land three wins, a runner-up, and two third place finishes.

His recent performance was a third place finish at the Lite the Fuse LS. Looking at his career, he now has 11 wins, six runner-ups, and six third place finishes.

Twisted Ride 8-1

Twisted Ride makes a compelling case to win here, especially after coming off of a second place result at the Maryland Million Sprint. This season alone, he has five wins, two runner-ups, and a third place finish in 10 starts.

Odds, Series Trends and Free Pick

MyBookie provides betting odds for the 2023 Bold Ruler Stakes, showcasing a field of nine horses, each presenting their prime opportunities for victory. Crafting your betting strategy becomes possible as you choose different horses based on your performance predictions.


  • Stage Left: 6-1

  • Durante: 5-2

  • Pirate Rick: 8-1

  • Provocateur: 8-1

  • Cowan: 6-1

  • Twisted Ride: 8-1

  • Five Dreams: 15-1

  • Jeff Fa Fa: 20-1

  • High Oak: 3-1

Durante 5-2

Durante arguably has the best form heading into this event. He recently added a runner-up to his resume with his performance at the Aqueduct Allowance at Belmont Park. His resume now stands at four wins and the recent runner-up in seven starts this year.

With his consistency throughout his career, he makes a great case for victory in this field. Overall, he has entered 22 events and came out with six wins, five runner-ups, and one third place finish.

Spooky Express Pick: Durante at 5-2