Palace Malice http://wfpl.org en Palace Malice Wins Belmont Stakes http://wfpl.org/post/palace-malice-wins-belmont-stakes Palace Malice took charge on the turn for home and won the Belmont Stakes today, holding off Preakness winner Oxbow and Kentucky Derby winner Orb.<p> The win gave Todd Pletcher his second Belmont winner in six years, and vindicated the trainer's support of a 3-year-old who came into the final leg of the Triple Crown with only one win.<p> Palace Malice, who finished 12th in the Derby and skipped the Preakness, covered the 1½ miles in a slow 2:30.70 on a fast track following a 24-hour downpour.<p> Palace Malice, ridden by Mike Smith and sent off at odds of 13-1, returned $29.60, $11.20 and $6 Sat, 08 Jun 2013 22:59:12 +0000 Associated Press 5706 at http://wfpl.org Palace Malice Wins Belmont Stakes