18:30 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 15 Jul 2018

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $15,750 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

1m

Sloppy (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
51-8422
i
1
Purple, white ball (Aron Yagoda)

Patriotic Endeavor 4 

b f Warrior's Reward - Smart Catch (Conquistador Cielo)

D BF
4 8-8
Irad Ortiz JrLinda Rice
2
1/154-31
i
2
Green, white diamond frame, white diamonds on sleeves (Firestone, Mr And Mrs Bertram R)

Timely Tradition 29 

b f First Defence - True Believer (Smart Strike)

D
4 8-10
Dylan DavisChristophe Clement
3
362419
i
3
Royal blue, silver ball, silver collar, royal blue hoops on silver sleeves, royal blue cap (Calia's Wild Ride Racing Llc)

Madame Barbarian 42 

dk m Stroll - Sweet Ober Melissa (Tale Of The Cat)

D
5 8-12
Jose OrtizGary Gullo
4
7356-35
i
4
Black and hot pink diagonal stripes, black sleeves, pink seams, black cap (Linda Fisher)

Little Miss Julia 4 

b m Circular Quay - Crowninshield (Aldebaran)

Non Runner
5
313541
i
5
Burgundy, light blue ball, light blue sleeves, burgundy hoops, light blue cap (Mossarosa)

Majestic Kindness 36 

b m Majestic Warrior - Kind Turn (Street Cry)

D
5 8-10
Manuel FrancoNicholas Zito
6
132-324
i
6
Electric Blue, orange circle, orange cuffs on sleeves (Drawing Away Stable)

Midnight Bounty 56 

b m Midnight Lute - Sea Span (Valid Expectations)

D
6 8-8
Luis SaezRobert Falcone
Verdict

TIMELY TRADITION had Patriotic Endeavor (second) amongst others behind when scoring readily over this track and trip last time and she will take some stopping if arriving in the same mood. The latter should run well again, although other last-start scorer Majestic Kindness rates a bigger threat.

19:04 Belmont Park (USA) 15 Jul 2018

Race 2 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $53,550 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

1m

Yielding

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
1/32216-
i
1
Forest green, light green yoke, light green hoop on sleeves, forest green cap (Brant, Peter, M)

Quidura (GB)  273 

b m Dubawi - Quetena (Acatenango)

D
5 8-8
Jose OrtizChad Brown
2
6123-46
i
2
White, cherry hoop, cherry sleeves, white cap (Stuart Janney, Iii)

My Impression 64 

b m Sky Mesa - Impressionism (Broad Brush)

D
5 8-8
Joel RosarioIII Claude McGaughey
3
14/514-
i
3
White, red ball, red cuffs on sleeves, red cap (Speedway Stable Llc)

Candy Store (IRE)  259 

ch f Lope De Vega - March Madness (Noverre)

D
4 8-8
Irad Ortiz JrChristophe Clement
4
4517-46
i
4
Blue, white horseshoe emblem, black and white blocks on sleeves and cap (Australian Bloodstock)

Delectation (GB)  38 

b f Delegator - Chushka (Pivotal)

D
4 8-8
John VelazquezWesley Ward
5
12-6143
i
5
Purple, white ball (Aron Yagoda)

Crimson Frost 77 

b f Stormy Atlantic - Rock Jasmine (Horse Chestnut)

D
Non Runner
6
2-01747
i
6
Green and white blocks, green sleeves, white stripes, green cap (Allen Stable, Inc)

Team Of Teams 36 

gr/ f Elusive Quality - Teammate (A.P. Indy)

D
Non Runner
7
716458
i
7
Purple, orange sash, purple sleeves, orange cap (Louis Ferrari)

Aunt Babe 21 

dk f Desert Party - Bella Silver (Silver Deputy)

Non Runner
8
2351-22
i
8
Forest green, light green yoke, light green hoop on sleeves, forest green cap (Brant, Peter, M)

Fifty Five 48 

b f Get Stormy - Soave (Brahms)

D BF
4 8-8
Javier CastellanoChad Brown
Verdict

FIFTY FIVE's two solid placed efforts this year have come in stronger company and this drop in grade should see her regain the winning thread. Quidura and Delectation might be left to fight it out for minor honours.

19:37 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 15 Jul 2018

Race 3 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $44,100 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

7f

Sloppy (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
1-42112
i
1
Red, royal blue braces, blue hoop on sleeves, red cap (James Riccio)

Hay Field 49 

b m Haynesfield - My Indian (Indian Charlie)

D
5 8-10
Joe BravoJeremiah Englehart
2
1125-8
i
2
Green and white diablo, white collar, green sleeves, white seams, green and white quartered cap (Broman, Sr , Chester And Mary)

Held Accountable 23 

b f Exchange Rate - New Harmony (A.P. Indy)

D
3 8-4
Luis SaezPhilip Serpe
3
235-737
i
3
Lime green, white cross sashes, green and white quartered cap (Francis Paolangeli)

Tiznow's Smile 23 

dk f Tiznow - Serenity's Smile (Dixie Brass)

D
4 8-8
Eric CancelCharlton Baker
4
3-33528
i
4
Royal blue and red halves, red cap (Sheets, Toby, Zbs Thoroughbreds And Paradise Farms Corp)

No Hayne No Gayne 48 

dk f Haynesfield - Star Orchid (Successful Appeal)

4 8-8
Irad Ortiz JrSteven Asmussen
5
1-1
i
5
Hunter green and camel diagonal quarters, camel sleeves, green chevrons, green cap (My Meadowview Farm Llc)

Byself 32 

b f Noble Causeway - Besige (Polish Numbers)

D
3 8-6
Jose OrtizJr Richard Violette,
Verdict

BYSELF is unbeaten in two starts to date and can continue that run despite this looking a competitive event on paper. Hay Field and Held Accountable head the list of dangers.

20:09 Belmont Park (USA) 15 Jul 2018

Race 4 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO plus)

Winner $39,060 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

1m

Yielding

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
920-55
i
1
Cerise and royal blue diamonds, cerise sleeves, two blue hoops, cerise and blue cap (Tri County Stables)

Barrel Of Destiny 22 

b f Bluegrass Cat - Barrel Of Joy (Disco Rico)

3 8-5 b1
Kendrick CarmoucheJohn Hertler
2
i
2
Kelly green, orange sash, white sleeves, orange cap (Waterville Lake Stable)

That's Smart 

b f Smart Strike - Final Escrow (Bernardini)

3 8-5
Jose LezcanoThomas Bush
3
57-6
i
3
Gold, royal blue diamond hoop, blue hoop on sleeves, gold cap, blue button (Hicks, John P , Ziemba, William T And Weintraub, Thomas)

Union Patriot 91 

b f Union Rags - Force Of Humor (Distorted Humor)

3 8-5
Rajiv MaraghThomas Morley
4
0-
i
4
Light blue, pink sash, white sleeves, pink cap (Dream Maker Racing)

Lets Dance Some Mo 211 

dk f Uncle Mo - Storm Dancer (Always A Classic)

3 8-5
Junior AlvaradoWilliam Mott
5
0
i
5
Purple, gold diabolo, purple sleeves, gold diabolo (Sayles, Gilda And Englehart, Sheila)

Gilda Marie 37 

ch f Shackleford - Lisvernane (Arch)

3 8-5
Irad Ortiz JrChris Englehart
6
7
i
6
Forest green, red diamond frame, white sleeves, red diamond hoop, red cap (Epona Racing Stable, Dark Horse Racing Stable And Cjc Racing)

Handle With Care 31 

b f Tapizar - Afleet Lass (Northern Afleet)

3 8-5
Luis SaezBruce Brown
7
7
i
7
Red and purple diamonds, red sleeves, red cap, purple visor (Lawrence Goichman)

Ascender 43 

dk f Giant's Causeway - Dean Henry (Empire Maker)

BF
3 8-5
John VelazquezMichelle Nevin
8
466-484
i
8
White, green sash, green chevrons on sleeves, white cap (Youngs Racing Stable)

Danielle's Pride 21 

gr/ f Mission Impazible - Riviera Chic (Medaglia d'Oro)

4 8-12
Manuel FrancoDavid Donk
Verdict

UNION PATRIOT has kept on taking steps forward in her three starts so far and can get off the mark at the fourth attempt. Gilda Marie and Ascender are both capable of improving as well.

20:41 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 15 Jul 2018

Race 5 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $26,460 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

6f

Sloppy (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
1-42233
i
1
Red, yellow ball, yellow and red halved sleeves, red cap (Chen, Danny J , Cestaro, James And Campbell Road Stables)

Paranoia 21 

dk f With Distinction - Lady Cheryl (Williamstown)

D
3 8-6
Junior AlvaradoEdward Barker
2
2-47126
i
2
Gray, royal blue cross sashes, two blue hoops on sleeves, blue cap (Charlton Baker)

Problem Solving 35 

dk f Algorithms - Heart Of A Chief (Tabasco Cat)

D
3 8-8
Eric CancelCharlton Baker
3
85-7967
i
3
Electric Blue, orange circle, orange cuffs on sleeves (Drawing Away Stable)

Laura's Patriot 28 

b m Patriot Act - Laura's Jewel (Jules)

6 8-10
Dylan DavisJr John Toscano,
4
537335
i
4
Blue, green diamond, green sleeves (Blue Stork Stables)

Animauxselle 30 

dk f Leroidesanimaux - Ashley and I (You And I)

4 8-10
Kendrick CarmoucheMitchell Friedman
5
644318
i
5
Red, blue ball, blue sleeves, apricot chevrons, collar and cuffs, blue cap (Mazman Racing, Payne, Olga And Thomas, Sally)

Mazmania 4 

ch f Langfuhr - Ometz (Deputy Commander)

Non Runner
6
616
i
6
Blue, yellow ball, black horses head, yellow spots on sleeves, black cap (Island Wind Racing)

Shanghai Glory 25 

dk f Shanghai Bobby - Casino Glory (Honour And Glory)

D
3 8-8
Irad Ortiz JrChris Englehart
7
1280
i
7
Green, white belmont emblem and cap (Schaeffer, Bernard, G)

Final Form 30 

dk f Point Of Entry - Berlin Beauty (Awesome Again)

D
3 8-8
Manuel FrancoJeremiah Englehart
8
5766-89
i
8
Gold, black diamond hoop, black cuffs on sleeves, gold cap, black visor (Teresa Maher)

Tiffanys Freud 21 

b m Freud - Tiffygonewest (Western Expression)

D
5 8-10
Luis ReyesLeo O'Brien
9
9533-55
i
9
Red and silver quarters, red and silver halved sleeves, red cap, silver visor (Masiello, Robert And Two-five Stable)

Banty's Girl 43 

dk f Shackleford - Media Starlett (Mass Media)

D
4 8-10
Joe BravoThomas Albertrani
Verdict

ANIMAUXSELLE has been in good form recently without getting her head in front but this represents a fine opportunity to see her get her head back in front. Final Form and Shanghai Glory complete the shortlist.

21:14 Belmont Park (USA) 15 Jul 2018

Race 6 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $25,830 - 12 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

1m 110y

Yielding

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
8-67535
i
1
Black, red yoke, red stars on sleeves, red cap (Tristar Farm, Llc)

Platinum Nugget 22 

ch g Tale Of The Cat - Ingot's Dance Away (Gate Dancer)

3 8-5
Rajiv MaraghJoseph Lostritto
2
334-283
i
2
Red, pink ball, white sleeves, pink hoops, white cap (Stoneybrook Farm Trust, Annetti, Jr , Frank And Turner, James P)

Run For Boston 22 

b g Include - Slacks (High Brite)

4 8-12
Jose LezcanoJames Ryerson
3
3
i
3
Black and cerise diagonal stripes, black sleeves, two cerise hoops, black and pink quartered cap (Robert Amendola)

American Ninja 21 

b g Majestic Warrior - Happy Clapper (Awesome Again)

3 8-5
Luis SaezPatrick Reynolds
4
552-46
i
4
Royal blue, yellow hoop, yellow cap (Upland Farm)

Ten Eyck 25 

ch g Freud - Old City (City Zip)

3 8-5
Eric CancelThomas Morley
5
9458
i
5
Black, gold ball, black 'p,' gold dots on sleeves, gold cap (Paradise Farms Corp , Nevin, Michelle, Flynn, Tom And Lasalle, James)

Space Captain 35 

b g Street Sense - Spangled (Kris S.)

3 8-5
Manuel FrancoMichelle Nevin
6
0058-60
i
6
Burgundy, scarlet ball, scarlet hoops on sleeves, scarlet cap (Adirondack Rose Thoroughbreds And Allyn, William F)

Man Of Chrome 22 

ch g Posse - Red To Positive (Jump Start)

4 8-12
Samuel JimenezWilliam Allyn
7
4-68522
i
7
White, Red And Green Stripes (Robert Susi)

Joe's Smokin Gun 22 

dk g Posse - Wonzit (Tiznow)

3 8-5
Dylan DavisTimothy Hills
8
67
i
8
White, orange stars, blue stars on sleeves, white cap with blue stars (Sunrise Stables And Golden Goose Enterprise Llc)

Breathing Shadow 11 

ch c Heavy Breathing - Silver Silhouette (Tapit)

3 8-5
Luis ReyesJr John Toscano,
9
9-59090
i
9
Yellow, blue disc, blue sleeves, yellow diamonds, yellow cap (King, Honor)

Blessed Honour 8 

gr/ c The Lumber Guy - Aquifer (Aptitude)

3 8-5
Talbert HowellRicardo Legall
10
664709
i
10
Blue, white stars, red sleeves, white chevrons, red cap (Corbett, Glenn, P)

Last Chant 8 

b c War Chant - Quiet Mover (Quiet American)

3 8-5
Pablo FragosoEdward Barker
11
598766
i
11
Rose and white diamonds, white sleeves, rose diamond hoop, rose cap (Badine, Kirk)

Scrutinize 22 

b c Overanalyze - Uamh Binn (Giant's Causeway)

3 8-5
Dalton BrownEdmund Pringle
12
8/6726-5
i
12
Straw, magenta triangle, magenta cap, straw button (Delehanty Stock Farm)

Minus Two 24 

b g Polar Coordinate - Two Zero (Polish Numbers)

4 8-12
Michael LuzziJohn Morrison
13
922-443
i
13
Royal blue and red halves, red cap (Sheets, T , Zbs Thoroughbreds, Hatgidimitriou, D And Paradise Farms Corp)

Thank You So Much 7 

b g Soaring Empire - Crazy Catlady (Freud)

Non Runner
Verdict

JOE'S SMOKIN GUN arrives here in good form and he can get off the mark at the expense of Space Captain and Ten Eyck.

21:46 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 15 Jul 2018

Race 7 - Lynbrook Stakes (2YO only)

Winner $63,000 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

6f

Sloppy (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
4
i
1
Yellow, pink circle and rose, pink cuffs and cap (Dubb, Michael, Simon, David And Bethlehem Stables Llc)

Midnitesalright 22 

dk f Midnight Lute - Curio (Bernardini)

2 8-5 b1
Manuel FrancoJason Servis
2
1
i
2
Yellow, green sleeves, two yellow hoops, green cap (Michael Gorham)

Icy Lady 11 

gr/ f Mission Impazible - Lavender Gem (Harlan's Holiday)

D
2 8-9
Javier CastellanoMichael Gorham
3
i
3
White, kelly green pine tree, green hoops on sleeves, white cap, green emblem (Pines Stables, Irwin, John J , Zysset, Paul And Arci, Sam F)

Maiden Beauty 

b f Revolutionary - Alpha Charlie (Eddington)

2 8-5
Joel RosarioGary Contessa
4
i
4
Fluorescent orange, dark blue diamond hoop, fluorescent orange sleeves, dark blue cap (Cipriano, Vito)

Sander's Empire 

b f Soaring Empire - Freud's Dream (Freud)

Non Runner
5
1
i
5
Orange, blue ball, orange sleeves, white diamonds, blue cap (C T R Stables Llc (ferreira))

Native Dawn 31 

dk f Morning Line - Imanativenewyorker (Harlan's Holiday)

D
2 8-9
Jose OrtizMark Casse
6
2
i
6
Fluorescent green, blue 'js,' blue sleeves, green hoop, blue and green cap (Jay Em Ess Stable)

Princess Pinky 31 

dk f Ghostzapper - Princesa De Papi (Birdstone)

2 8-5
John VelazquezMichelle Nevin
7
3
i
7
Hot pink, blue ball, blue hoops on sleeves, blue cap (Lady Sheila Stable, Edition Farm, Anderson, Janet And Anderson, Gary)

She's Trouble 31 

gr/ f Into Mischief - Roses Plus (Value Plus)

BF
2 8-5
Irad Ortiz JrLinda Rice
8
i
8
Ice blue, royal blue collar, royal stripes and cuffs on sleeves, royal cap (Ralph Evans)

Tossup 

dk f Pioneerof the Nile - Spritely (Touch Gold)

2 8-5
Joe BravoJr Richard Violette,
9
1
i
9
Dark blue, lime green chevrons, lime diamonds on sleeves, lime collar and cap (Corms Racing Stable)

Positively Jean 16 

b f Midshipman - St. Mary's Citi (Citidancer)

D
2 8-9
Kendrick CarmoucheDanny Gargan
Verdict

This is not the strongest of stakes races but the nod goes to NATIVE DAWN after he beat Princess Pinky by nearly six lengths on her debut here last month. Others to note are Positively Jean and Maiden Beauty.

22:18 Belmont Park (USA) 15 Jul 2018

Race 8 - Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $40,950 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

7f

Yielding

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
312-822
i
1
Yellow, red sash, black hoops on white sleeves (Gallagher's Stud)

Spring Folly 21 

b f Spring At Last - Wallstreetmadness (Rahy)

D BF
4 8-12
Irad Ortiz JrMichael Dickinson
2
731
i
2
Yellow, yellow chevrons on green sleeves, yellow cap (Oak Bluff Stables)

Peril 43 

b f Ghostzapper - Akilina (Langfuhr)

3 8-8
Manuel FrancoChristophe Clement
3
147894
i
3
Dark green, red disc, red sleeves, green hoops, green cap (Donk, David G And Big Hands Stables, Llc)

Forever Daisy 24 

b f Colonel John - Good Night Prayer (Smarty Jones)

3 8-8 b1
Jose OrtizDavid Donk
4
1
i
4
Khaki, red cross sashes, red hoop on sleeves, red cap (Cole, Nancy And Kidder, Chuck)

Lila Ruth 23 

ch f Sidney's Candy - Tura Isabel (Forest Danger)

Non Runner
5
535-855
i
5
Gray, dark blue ball, gray 't,' blue hoops on sleeves, blue cap (Treadway Racing Stable)

Miss Mystique 21 

ch f Teuflesberg - Malibu Mystique (Malibu Moon)

Non Runner
6
422-434
i
6
Maroon and silver diamonds, silver sleeves and cap (Sackatoga Stable)

Frosty Gal 32 

dk f Frost Giant - Nick's Honor (Jump Start)

D
4 8-12
John VelazquezBarclay Tagg
7
053865
i
7
Red and white triangular thirds, red sleeves and cap (Khaleel, Bryan H And Khaleel, Deborah A)

Puparee 10 

b m Congaree - Pupcake (Gone West)

7 8-9
Dalton BrownEdmund Pringle
8
16-8
i
8
Purple, white hoop, purple sleeves, white cap (Fox Ridge Farm, Inc)

Birthday Gift 24 

dk f Hat Trick - Giant Cause (Giant's Causeway)

3 8-8
Eric CancelPatrick Kelly
Verdict

The drop out of stakes company can see MISS MYSTIQUE return to winning ways today, possibly at the main expense of Spring Folly and Peril.

22:50 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 15 Jul 2018

Race 9 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $20,790 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

9

6f

Sloppy (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
576236
i
1
Red, yellow chevron and circle, yellow and red stripes on sleeves, red cap (Lisa's Racing, Inc)

Trinni Juice 92 

ch g Trinniberg - Juice Box (Gone for Real)

3 8-6
Samuel JimenezBisnath Parboo
2
38-8937
i
2
Black, white diamond, white chevrons on sleeves, black cap (Morton, Tobey, L)

Raging Fire 24 

b g Tapizar - Lemon Splendor (Lemon Drop Kid)

3 8-6
Manuel FrancoJohn Kimmel
3
9
i
3
Blue and white blocks, blue and white halved sleeves, white cap (Blue Sky Farm LLC)

Blue Skies Forever 29 

b c Bluegrass Cat - Permanent Wave (Awesome Again)

3 8-6
Abel LezcanoJames Ferraro
4
5
i
4
Cardinal, white ball, shield, cardinal and white halved sleeves, cardinal cap (Magis Thoroughbreds And Zaken, Marc L)

Wheresthebarber 154 

ch g Bustin Stones - Lake Song (Prime Timber)

3 8-6
Pablo FragosoGary Contessa
5
09-5
i
5
Yellow, red sash, black hoops on white sleeves (Gallagher's Stud)

Big Horn Ranger 42 

b g U S Ranger - Leonor Fini (Peintre Celebre)

3 8-6
Dylan DavisPatrick Quick
6
0-
i
6
Green, coral ball, coral collar, coral sleeves, green cuffs (C Valeri)

Laura's Posse 260 

b c Posse - Laura's Jewel (Jules)

3 8-6
Joel RosarioGary Gullo
7
90
i
7
Aqua, silver sleeves, two aqua hoops, aqua cap (Ad Hoc Stable, Inc)

Con Em 24 

ch c Congaree - Emmz (Proud Citizen)

3 8-6
Luis SaezII John Terranova,
8
97
i
8
Fuchsia, chartreuse chevrons, chartreuse sleeves and cap (Randi Persaud)

Golden Sequence 17 

ch g Golden Missile - Girlsgonewild (Wild Again)

Non Runner
9
859706
i
9
Pink, black star, black sleeves, pink chevrons, pink cap (Maragh, Collin, Sunrise Stables And Golden Goose Enterprise Llc)

Mr. Skittles 11 

b g Heavy Breathing - Spinnergy (Bernardini)

3 8-6
Rajiv MaraghCollin Maragh
10
425543
i
10
Red, black diamonds, red and black halved cap (Divitto, Sr , Michael J And Toscano, Jr , John T)

Latin Love Bug 17 

dk g Rule - Princess Marly (Outofthebox)

4 8-12
Michael LuzziJr John Toscano,
11
75-
i
11
Red, black diamond, white 's' and collar, black diamonds on sleeves, red and black cap (Sherry Parbhoo)

Over Salty 365 

b g Overanalyze - Salty Wonder Girl (Stevie Wonderboy)

3 8-6
Heman HarkieBisnath Parboo
Verdict

In a moderate contest the preference is for LATIN LOVE BUG based on his third-placed finish in a better race than this last time out. Trinni Juice and Wheresthebarber appear to be the main threats.