20:05 Belmont Park (USA) 15 Jun 2018

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO only)

Winner $33,390 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

1m

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
1-26024
i
1

Espresso Caliente 48 

dk c It's No Joke - Hot Cappucino (Medaglia d'Oro)

D
3 8-6
David CohenGary Gullo
2
441-2
i
2

Michael Wonderful 48 

b g Liaison - It's Heidi's Dance (Green Dancer)

D
3 8-6
Irad Ortiz JrRudy Rodriguez
3
2-31233
i
3
White, green ball (Arindel)

Transistor 19 

b c Forty Tales - Jeepers (Running Stag)

D
Non Runner
4
313556
i
4

My Pirate 30 

b c Tapizar - Sand Pirate (Desert Wine)

3 8-6
Jose LezcanoJr John Toscano,
5
314662
i
5

Lake Party 27 

b c Desert Party - Lake Princess (Salt Lake)

D
3 8-6
Michael LuzziGary Contessa
6
01-4
i
6

Alwanees 32 

dk c Street Cry - Spun Sugar (Awesome Again)

3 8-6
Manuel FrancoSteve Klesaris
7
5-44213
i
7

Double Deep 63 

dk g Ghostzapper - Tizahit (Tiznow)

D
3 8-6
Luis SaezRobertino Diodoro
Verdict

MICHAEL WONDERFUL knocked on the door last time and is backed to go one better here, possibly at the main expense of his consistent stablemate Transistor. Lake Party and Double Deep are others to note.

20:37 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 15 Jun 2018

Race 2 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $17,640 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
021394
i
1

Buss The Bell 27 

dk g Teuflesberg - Harborinthetempest (More Than Ready)

D
3 8-8
Angel ArroyoRandi Persaud
2
99871-
i
2

Money Laundering 296 

b c Soaring Empire - Greenbackhasvalue (Yankee Gentleman)

D
4 8-10
Kendrick CarmoucheBruce Levine
3
88-7271
i
3

Ripe 30 

ch g Include - Momentary Hope (Southern Halo)

D
3 8-8
David CohenRobertino Diodoro
4
1-80565
i
4

Beyond Honor 27 

b c D' Funnybone - Shakaleena (Silver Deputy)

D
3 8-6
Jose LezcanoJames Ryerson
5
5-56613
i
5

Anything Pazible 27 

b g Mission Impazible - Lightning Pace (Regal Classic)

D
3 8-8
Joel RosarioRobert Falcone
6
8-12897
i
6

Luzinski 21 

b g Flashy Bull - Lady Louise (Stalwart)

D
4 8-12
Pablo FragosoNorman Follett
7
3/4512-9
i
7

Straightaway May 47 

ch g High Cotton - May River (Gulch)

D BF
4 8-10 b1
Luis SaezPatrick Reynolds
Verdict

RIPE was back to his best when scoring last time and can follow up at the main expense of fellow recent winner Money Laundering. Anything Pazible is another to consider.

21:10 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 15 Jun 2018

Race 3 - Claiming (3YO plus)

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

3

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
423566
i
1
Black, gold circle, black sleeves and cap (Empire State Thoroughbreds)

Milaya 5 

dk m Eskendereya - Trendy Lady (Unbridled's Song)

D
Non Runner
2
147356-
i
2

Little Miss Julia 215 

b m Circular Quay - Crowninshield (Aldebaran)

D
6 8-8
Pablo FragosoLinda Fisher
3
442245
i
3

Special Risk 47 

ch f Eskendereya - Wicked Uno (Macho Uno)

4 8-8
Luis SaezJr John Toscano,
4
11-2121
i
4

Loose 43 

dk f Gone Astray - Lake Victoria (Meadowlake)

D
4 8-12
Junior AlvaradoRudy Rodriguez
5
413-356
i
5

Bon Heir 69 

b m Wildcat Heir - Bon Lil (Bon Point)

D
6 8-8
Michael LuzziGary Gullo
6
112-541
i
6
Dark green, tangerine chevrons, green sleeves, tangerine chevrons, tangerine cap (Henning, Michael, A)

Lipstickonmycollar 40 

dk f Gio Ponti - Two Kisses (Kissin Kris)

D
Withdrawn
7
3-72134
i
7

Special Dividend 12 

ch m Girolamo - Wallstreetmadness (Rahy)

D
5 8-8
Hector Jr DiazOscar Barrera III
Verdict

LOOSE has won two of her last four and taken the silver medal on the other two occasions. Another bold showing is on the cards and she can get the better of Lipstickonmycollar and Special Dividend.

21:42 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 15 Jun 2018

Race 4 - Maiden Special Weight (2YO only)

Winner $47,250 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
i
1

Kuna 

gr/ f Scat Daddy - Kimallosa (Unbridled's Song)

2 8-7
Joel RosarioWesley Ward
2
5
i
2

Too Foofoo For You 22 

dk f Freud - French Link (Orientate)

2 8-7 b1
Manuel FrancoThomas Morley
3
5
i
3

Jolie Bay 36 

gr/ f He's Had Enough - La Princesse Jolie (Boone's Mill)

2 8-7
Jose OrtizMark Casse
4
3
i
4

Atchata 22 

b f Apriority - Sweet Jackie Jo (Stormy Atlantic)

2 8-7
Irad Ortiz JrSteven Asmussen
5
6
i
5

Fairfield 43 

ch f Brethren - Mocita (Boundary)

2 8-7
Luis SaezRudy Rodriguez
6
i
6

Cyclical 

b f More Than Ready - Wave Theory (Smart Strike)

2 8-7
John VelazquezWesley Ward
7
i
7

Born To Shop 

gr/ f Creative Cause - Young And Lovely (Istan)

2 8-7
Javier CastellanoTodd Pletcher
Verdict

Wesley Ward holds a strong hand with two eye-catching newcomers, with Johnny Velazquez's mount CYCLICAL shading the verdict over stablemate Kuna. Atchata looks best of those with racecourse experience.

22:14 Belmont Park (USA) 15 Jun 2018

Race 5 - Starter Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $34,650 - 11 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

7f

Firm

Weighed In - None
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
717
i
1

Frau Blucher 36 

b f Lonhro - Shine Upon (Congaree)

D
3 8-8
Manuel FrancoMichelle Nevin
2
79-1526
i
2

Sheputaspellonme 21 

b f Point Of Entry - Spelling (Alphabet Soup)

D
3 8-8
Javier CastellanoBrian Lynch
3
28232-5
i
3

Avery Maeve 21 

b m Awesome of Course - Crowninshield (Aldebaran)

5 8-9
Joel RosarioDavid Cannizzo
4
521-421
i
4

Catharsis 86 

ch f Kantharos - Wicklow Sunshine (Mr. Greeley)

3 8-8
Kendrick CarmoucheDanny Gargan
5
4-2122
i
5

Kitten's Covergirl 35 

ch f Kitten's Joy - Glamour Puss (Catienus)

D
3 8-8
Paco LopezPatrick Reynolds
6
128
i
6

Final Form 64 

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

3 8-8
Jose OrtizJeremiah Englehart
7
2321
i
7

La Naturel (IRE)  13 

gr/ f Silver Frost - L'ensorceleuse (Oasis Dream)

3 8-8
Luis SaezRichard Metivier
8
253733
i
8

Animauxselle 13 

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

D
4 8-9
Junior AlvaradoMitchell Friedman
9
1
i
9

Jo Jo's Candy 18 

ch f Sidney's Candy - Irish Exchange (Exchange Rate)

3 8-8
Michael LuzziBruce Levine
10
424658-
i
10
Brown and white blocks, brown sleeves, two white hoops, brown cap (Pontecorvo, Anthony And Tringali, Dominick)

Awesome Quick 210 

b m Awesome Again - Bettarun Fast (Kelly Kip)

Withdrawn
11
4257-11
i
11

Factoring 35 

gr/ f The Factor - Mesabu (Fred Astaire)

4 8-12
John VelazquezMichelle Nevin
12
18-6412
i
12

Angel Food 29 

b f Sidney's Candy - Heavenly Humor (Distorted Humor)

D
4 8-12
Dylan DavisLeah Gyarmati
Verdict

A tough contest to decipher with many recent winners to consider including Catharsis, La Naturel and the hat-trick seeking Factoring. However, JO JO'S CANDY impressed on debut and could be capable of enhancing her reputation here.

22:46 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 15 Jun 2018

Race 6 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO plus)

Winner $39,060 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

1m 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
37
i
1

Quietly Quick 36 

dk f Mizzen Mast - Quiet Ending (Langfuhr)

3 8-5 b1
Manuel FrancoChristophe Clement
2
25-2
i
2

Lightworker 21 

b f Desert Party - Downstream Bull (Holy Bull)

4 8-12
Junior AlvaradoCorby Caiazzo
3
73
i
3

Mrs. Orb 29 

dk f Orb - Gypsy Angel (Silver Train)

3 8-5
Jose OrtizMichael Miceli
4
336
i
4

March Two Madness 48 

b f Colonel John - Elegant Finish (Speightstown)

3 8-5
Paco LopezMark Hennig
5
6-22
i
5

The Great Johanna 29 

dk f Teuflesberg - Money My Honey (Red Bullet)

3 8-5
Joe BravoJames Ferraro
6
42
i
6

Take Charge Aubrey 27 

b f Take Charge Indy - Dr. Zic (Milwaukee Brew)

3 8-5 (ow1)
David CohenBruce Levine
7
4
i
7

Party In The Sand 27 

b f Desert Party - Shoeless Angel (Wildcat Shoes)

3 8-5
Christopher DeCarloCharlton Baker
Verdict

TAKE CHARGE AUBREY is improving with every start and she could be the answer to this tricky puzzle. Mrs. Orb and Quietly Quick have similar profiles and are noted.

23:18 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 15 Jun 2018

Race 7 - Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $48,510 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
2231-44
i
1

Ambassador Jim 20 

gr/ c Treasure Beach - Pretty Imposing (Defrere)

D
3 8-8
Irad Ortiz JrChristophe Clement
2
332223
i
2
Gold, Royal Blue diamond, Gold and Blue Diabolo on Sleeves, Gold Cap (The Players Group)

Professor Snape 8 

b g Stay Thirsty - Saintlike (Saint Ballado)

D
Non Runner
3
21-6337
i
3

The Crocheron Kid 18 

b h Miracle Man - Five Songs (Forestry)

D
6 8-12
Eric CancelDavid Donk
4
742-134
i
4
Light blue, dark green shamrock, green sleeves, two blue hoops (Curragh Stables)

Killybegs Captain 48 

gr/ c Mizzen Mast - Al Maha (Holy Bull)

D
Non Runner
5
1122-02
i
5
Green, white ball and cap (Rice, Adam)

Shekky Shebaz 11 

b g Cape Blanco - Rose Ransom (Red Ransom)

D
Non Runner
6
422234
i
6
White, black circle (Corrente, Louis)

Polar Jet 8 

dk c Maclean's Music - Fleet Ryan (Forestry)

D
Withdrawn
7
94436-7
i
7

Pagliacci 8 

b g Pioneerof the Nile - Clever Feline (Officer)

4 8-12
Jose OrtizWilliam Mott
8
122-229
i
8

Yummy Bear 18 

b g Sidney's Candy - Talike Me (Military)

D
5 8-12
Manuel FrancoDavid Donk
9
182-413
i
9

Battle Station 40 

dk g Warrior's Reward - Uriel (Unbridled)

D BF
3 8-8
John VelazquezWesley Ward
10
326-672
i
10

Axtell 21 

dk h Tale Of The Cat - Glorious Deal (Rahy)

5 8-9
Paco LopezKevin Boniface
11
437-231
i
11

Home Run Maker 28 

b c Into Mischief - Home Run (Empire Maker)

D
3 8-8
Joe BravoJeremiah Englehart
12
1349-
i
12

Tiz He The One 314 

dk g Tiz Wonderful - Barby Sue (Purge)

4 8-12
Junior AlvaradoLinda Rice
Verdict

AMBASSADOR JIM has the best overall form on offer and looks to have too much for the likes of Yummy Bear and Polar Jet.

23:50 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 15 Jun 2018

Race 8 - Allowance (3YO plus)

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

8

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
4/56-521
i
1

Carthon 33 

b g Tapizar - Naughty Natisha (Known Fact)

D
4 8-12
Manuel FrancoGary Sciacca
2
2-34211
i
2

Fiery Opal 6 

b g Gemologist - Impending Storm (Mineshaft)

D
4 8-8
Javier CastellanoAntonio Arriaga
3
81-4342
i
3

J J's Dreaming 55 

ch g Freud - J. J. Cuvee (Cuvee)

D
4 8-12
Jose OrtizMark Hennig
4
8712/76
i
4

Discreet Mission 55 

ch g Discreet Cat - Loving Lucy (Lycius)

D
5 8-8
David CohenJohn Kimmel
5
345834
i
5

Special Story 13 

dk g Tale Of The Cat - Celestial Sweep (Eddington)

D
6 8-8
Angel ArroyoOscar Barrera III
6
2421-73
i
6

Honor Up 33 

dk c To Honor And Serve - Unobstructed View (Yes It's True)

D
3 8-6
Junior AlvaradoWilliam Mott
Verdict

J J'S DREAMING was a big eye-catcher when second at Aqueduct last time and could account for Honor Up and Fiery Opal.

00:22 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 16 Jun 2018

Race 9 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $18,900 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

9

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
67
i
1
White, pink dots on sleeves, white cap, pink dots (Blooming Graciously Stable And Ourbestpal Stable, Llc)

Lia Shivani 13 

dk f Teuflesberg - Mom's Dream (Mr. Greeley)

Non Runner
2
083807-
i
2

Saturdaynightfling 240 

b f Bluegrass Cat - Sally Gal (The Deputy)

4 8-12
Michael LuzziJr John Toscano,
3
52847
i
3

Flash Me Not 36 

dk f Big Drama - Flashy (Wild Again)

3 8-6
Jose OrtizJeremiah Englehart
4
0672
i
4

Jordy's Ready 49 

ch f More Than Ready - Jordy Y (Congrats)

3 8-6
Hector Jr DiazPhilip Serpe
5
2/5234-2
i
5

Seam 28 

ch f Union Rags - Ingenue (Mr. Greeley)

4 8-12
Manuel FrancoRaymond Handal
6
586675
i
6

Flying Pleasantly 26 

b f Pleasantly Perfect - Polkadot (Pistols And Roses)

4 8-12
Heman HarkieRandi Persaud
7
64634
i
7

Way Over Budget 26 

dk f Tiz Wonderful - Autumn Train (Silver Train)

BF
3 8-6
David CohenGary Gullo
8
83665/0
i
8

Shineady 18 

b m Bluegrass Cat - Expiration Day (Gilded Time)

5 8-12
Pablo FragosoMitchell Friedman
9
452553
i
9
Red, black diamond, black diamonds on sleeves, red cap (Sherry Racing, Inc)

Trinni Ninja 13 

ch f Trinniberg - Front Cover (Western Expression)

Non Runner
Verdict

SEAM has been unlucky not to win yet and could shed her maiden tag, most likely at the main expense of Flash Me Not and Jordy's Ready.