Ruler On Ice, at 24-1, posted a huge upset victory, in the Belmont Stakes, on Saturday.

Jose Valdivia, Jr. rides Ruler on Ice to victory during the 143rd running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 11, 2011 in Elmont, New York.

 

The Associated Press, courtesy of espn.com. report that Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom, who was the pre-race favorite, got off to a terrible start, and couldn't rebound.

Preakness winner Shackleford finished fifth.

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