Entries for the 139th Belmont are to be taken, and post positions drawn, on Wednesday June 6th, 2007. With the defection of Street Sense, the Belmont Stakes has only 5 horses committed to the race included Curlin, Hard Spun, Slew's Tizzy, Imawildandcrazyguy and Tiago.
After consultations with owner Jim Tafel, Nafzger decided to have Street Sense bypass the longest race in the final leg of the Triple Crown.
"We really wanted to win the Triple Crown," Nafzger said on a conference call. "As sportsmen, we thought, 'Let's go kick Curlin's butt in the Belmont.' But we had to decide whether to go to the Belmont to end his spring campaign, or go to the Travers to start a fall campaign. We blew the Triple Crown. Now we're trying to put it back together. I'm disappointed we blew the Preakness, and we blew it."
Street Sense will be racing two more times in 2007. The first horse race will be on August 25th, 2007 at the Travers Stakes at Saratoga. The second horse race will be on October 27th, 2007 at the Breeders' Cup Classic at Monmouth Park. No horse has ever won the Breeders' Cup Juvenile, Derby, Travers, and Classic.