18:30 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 16 Jun 2018

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $15,750 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
1351-84
i
1

Patriotic Endeavor 6 

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

D
4 8-8
Manuel FrancoLinda Rice
2
13-4114
i
2

Arewehavingfunyet 36 

b m Big Brown - Saar Treaty (Saarland)

D
6 8-10 b1
Luis SaezJr John Toscano,
3
91/154-3
i
3

Timely Tradition 31 

b f First Defence - True Believer (Smart Strike)

4 8-8
Dylan DavisChristophe Clement
4
83-1455
i
4

Smile Big 6 

dk m Big Drama - Margaret Smile (Concerto)

D
5 8-10
David CohenDavid Jacobson
5
648-412
i
5

Ritzy Lass 27 

ch m Old Forester - Ritzy Dame (Distorted Humor)

D
6 8-8
Irad Ortiz JrSteven Asmussen
6
423566
i
6

Milaya 6 

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

D
6 8-8 b
Michael LuzziGary Contessa
7
16-5636
i
7

Jcs American Dream 19 

ch m Catienus - American Passage (Quiet American)

D
7 8-8
Junior AlvaradoNaipaul Chatterpaul
Verdict

PATRIOTIC ENDEAVOR had her excuses for a below-par effort last time but would have the measure of these if back to her best of last season. Arewehavingfunyet and Ritzy Lass also look set to challenge strongly.

19:04 Belmont Park (USA) 16 Jun 2018

Race 2 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $44,100 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

7f

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
3624-22
i
1

Dr. Shane 28 

dk g Freud - French Link (Orientate)

5 8-8
Kendrick CarmoucheDanny Gargan
2
33-3423
i
2

Banana Thief 58 

b g Kitten's Joy - Majestic Feline (Johar)

6 8-8
Irad Ortiz JrSteven Asmussen
3
26-1025
i
3

Changewilldoyagood 14 

b g Medaglia d'Oro - Changeisgonnacome (Cherokee Run)

D
7 8-8
Rajiv MaraghBruce Levine
4
0592-15
i
4

Here Comes Tommy 113 

b g Freud - Sweet Rita (Rubiano)

8 8-10
Michael LuzziJohn Morrison
5
54745-6
i
5

Lord Of Love 59 

b g Not For Love - Lady Bi Bi (Lord Avie)

D
9 8-8
Junior AlvaradoJohn Hertler
6
6131-55
i
6

Mission Command 78 

gr/ c Mission Impazible - Muffy (Tomorrows Cat)

4 8-8
Javier CastellanoRudy Rodriguez
7
823241
i
7

Callant 13 

ch g Frost Giant - Angel Wave (Malibu Moon)

D
4 8-10
Jose LezcanoPatrick Quick
8
457/058-
i
8

Manoffire 237 

b g Pure Prize - Willshefire (Williamstown)

8 8-8
Jose OrtizJorge Abreu
Verdict

DR. SHANE has been unlucky to bump into a couple of well treated rivals the last twice and looks set to claim an overdue win here. Banana Thief and Mission Command shouldn't be far away when push comes to shove.

19:37 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 16 Jun 2018

Race 3 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $22,050 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
502
i
1

Princess Maeve 36 

ch f Frost Giant - Trust in Gold (Golden Missile)

4 8-12
Irad Ortiz JrRudy Rodriguez
2
22-6
i
2

Reata's Reward 28 

b f Warrior's Reward - Reata's Quik Punch (Two Punch)

3 8-6
Kendrick CarmoucheRobert Falcone
3
456/547-
i
3

Wild With Style 391 

dk m Giant Surprise - Wild Style (Speak)

5 8-12
Jorge PanaijoLeo O'Brien
4
394-556
i
4

Princess Mikayah 59 

b f Patriot Act - Carl's Bird Day (Watch the Bird)

4 8-12
Talbert HowellEskei Beech
5
i
5

Sweet Green 

b f Frost Giant - She's a Sweetie (Jump Start)

3 8-6
Michael LuzziJr John Toscano,
6
0
i
6

Frosted Mint Chip 19 

b f Frost Giant - Chippewa Charlie (Indian Charlie)

3 8-6
David CohenII John Terranova,
7
686
i
7

A Song For Sue 30 

b f Colonel John - Sing My Song (Malibu Moon)

3 8-6
Dylan DavisRobert Barbara
8
9-56803
i
8

Gentle Annie 29 

b f Freud - Taxi Dancer (Not For Love)

3 8-6
Pablo FragosoGary Sciacca
Verdict

PRINCESS MAEVE continues to run well in defeat and won't get too many better chances to shed the maiden tag. Reata's Reward and A Song For Sue can make her work for it.

20:09 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 16 Jun 2018

Race 4 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $50,400 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

1m 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
3110-23
i
1

Dolce Lili 29 

dk f Scat Daddy - Dolce Lemone (Lemon Drop Kid)

D
4 8-8
Joel RosarioWilliam Mott
2
63217-8
i
2

Danceland 66 

b f Tapit - Wonder Woman (Storm Cat)

D
4 8-8
John VelazquezIII Claude McGaughey
3
12-6143
i
3
Purple, white ball (Aron Yagoda)

Crimson Frost 48 

b f Stormy Atlantic - Rock Jasmine (Horse Chestnut)

D
Non Runner
4
12-5511
i
4

Lion In Wait 22 

b f American Lion - Don't Surprise Me (Macho Uno)

D
4 8-8
Javier CastellanoBrad Cox
5
24448-4
i
5

Chubby Star 43 

ch f Malibu Moon - Salsa Star (Giant's Causeway)

D BF
4 8-8
Jose OrtizHoracio Depaz
6
137-441
i
6

Phantom Opening 45 

b f Arch - Phantom Rising (Mr. Greeley)

D
4 8-10
Luis SaezBrian Lynch
7
2241-17
i
7

Tizzelle 19 

dk m Tizway - Smart Engagement (Smart Strike)

D
5 8-10
Joe BravoH Bond
Verdict

DOLCE LILI should find this easier than recent assignments and connections will be disappointed if she cannot account for the likes of Tizzelle and Danceland.

20:41 Belmont Park (USA) 16 Jun 2018

Race 5 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO plus)

Winner $47,250 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

1m 110y

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
68-27
i
1

End Of Spirits 22 

b c Ghostzapper - Spirit Seeker (Peace Rules)

3 8-5
Joel RosarioBrian Lynch
2
i
2

Letterman 

ch c Hard Spun - Isobel Baillie (Lomitas)

4 8-12
Joe BravoH Bond
3
62
i
3

King Orb 35 

b g Orb - Queen of America (Quiet American)

3 8-5
Luis SaezTodd Pletcher
4
68-
i
4

Assay 231 

b c Bernardini - The Hess Express (Lord Carson)

3 8-5
Manuel FrancoKiaran McLaughlin
5
2273-
i
5

Honey Dont 203 

b g Soldat - Honey Dew List (Mr. Greeley)

BF
3 8-5
Junior AlvaradoWilliam Mott
6
i
6

Hierarchy 

b c Point Of Entry - Place Of Honor (First Samurai)

3 8-5
Jose OrtizIII Claude McGaughey
7
5-2
i
7
White, green ball (Brennan, Niall J , Ryan, Michael J And Mike Anderson Racing Llc)

More Than A Saint 119 

dk c More Than Ready - St Francis Wood (Irish River)

Non Runner
8
2283-66
i
8
Dark blue, white epaulets, white hoops on sleeves, blue cap, white button (Amerman Racing LLC)

Brooklyn Bobby 34 

b c Frankel - Balance (Thunder Gulch)

Non Runner
9
626-34
i
9

Clear N Convincing 70 

dk g Giant's Causeway - Win's Fair Lady (Dehere)

BF
4 8-12
Javier CastellanoChad Brown
10
3
i
10

Tiz Morning 28 

dk c Morning Line - Lights Out (Way Of Light)

3 8-5
Rajiv MaraghJohn Mc
Verdict

KING ORB is a typically progressive sort for Todd Pletcher and could prove too strong for Brooklyn Bobby and Clear N Convincing.

21:14 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 16 Jun 2018

Race 6 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $15,750 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
631314
i
1
Red, grey star, grey sleeves, red cap, grey peak (Guyana Rocky Llc)

Holding Aces 28 

ch h Eskendereya - Will O Way (Broken Vow)

D
Withdrawn
2
22-3463
i
2

Abounding Legacy 21 

ch g Flashstorm - Abounding Truth (Proudest Romeo)

D
6 8-8
Manuel FrancoRalph Nicks
3
5-96542
i
3

Two Down One To Go 71 

b g Kitten's Joy - Right On It (E Dubai)

5 8-8
Jose LezcanoRichard Schosberg
4
5-14176
i
4

Rossie Val 47 

gr/ g Fort Prado - Paper Cut (Notebook)

D
4 8-12
Dylan DavisBruce Levine
5
251622
i
5

Nominal Dollars 21 

dk g Northern Afleet - Double Flyight (Flying Continental)

D
5 8-8
Javier CastellanoRudy Rodriguez
6
5-21677
i
6

Breeze Burner 21 

b g Wilburn - Ski Breeze (Mr. Prospector)

D
4 8-10
Michael LuzziGary Contessa
7
044/57-7
i
7

Risk Management 149 

gr/ g Unbridled's Song - Flying Glitter (Glitterman)

D
8 8-8
Pablo FragosoGary Sciacca
8
1-12911
i
8

Missle Bomb 28 

dk g Tale Of The Cat - Miss A. Bomb (Lemon Drop Kid)

D
5 8-12
Kendrick CarmoucheBrad Cox
9
841878
i
1A

Bunyaan 44 

b g Invasor - Basaata (Dixieland Band)

5 8-10
Talbert HowellRandi Persaud
Verdict

MISSLE BOMB arrives chasing a hat-trick and looks versatile enough to cope with the drop back to 6f. Abounding Legacy and Nominal Dollars both look to be progressive types and are dangerous.

21:46 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 16 Jun 2018

Race 7 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $30,240 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
75-2153
i
1

Our Independence 84 

dk g Put It Back - New Castle Lady (Seattle Sleet)

D
6 8-10
Dylan DavisSteve Klesaris
2
6707-94
i
2

Excluded 49 

dk g Girolamo - Exclusive Scheme (Saarland)

D
5 8-8
Rajiv MaraghJr John Toscano,
3
2852-05
i
3

Francis Freud 27 

b g Freud - Frankly Fran (D'accord)

D
6 8-8
Abel LezcanoRichard Metivier
4
824418-
i
4

Canarsie Kid 210 

b g Belong To Me - Smartgabrielle (Smart Strike)

D
7 8-8
Kendrick CarmoucheMichael Miceli
5
312633
i
5

Too Fast To Pass 14 

b g With Distinction - Absolute Madness (West Acre)

D
8 8-8
Junior AlvaradoGary Contessa
6
891523-
i
6

Tale Of E Dubai 210 

ch h E Dubai - Lady's Tale (Tale Of The Cat)

D
5 8-8
Manuel FrancoMichelle Nevin
7
637-446
i
7

All Star Red 30 

ch h Five Star Day - My Sweet Caroline (Salt Lake)

D
6 8-8
Javier CastellanoRudy Rodriguez
8
133467-
i
8

Anytime Anyplace 239 

dk g Any Given Saturday - Ransom of gold (Medaglia d'Oro)

D
6 8-8
Jose LezcanoDavid Cannizzo
9
1275-31
i
9
White, black diamond hoop, red hoop on sleeves, red cap (River Card Stable And Jacobson, David)

Hey Jabber Jaw 65 

dk g Mineshaft - Storm Prospect (Stormy Atlantic)

D
Non Runner
10
12/732-1
i
10

Dancetrack 49 

b g First Defence - Jazz Drummer (Dixieland Band)

D
6 8-10
David CohenGary Gullo
11
2/1051-5
i
11
White, burgundy ball, burgundy diamonds on sleeves, burgundy cap (Louis Lazzinnaro Llc)

Bobby On Fleek 142 

ch c Frost Giant - Bema's Gold (Out Of Place)

D BF
Non Runner
12
55-2622
i
12

Saratoga Heater 49 

b g Temple City - Hot Spell (Salt Lake)

D
6 8-8
Joel RosarioRudy Rodriguez
13
7-62264
i
13
Hot pink, purple yoke, grey sleeves and cap (Ml Racing)

Love That Jazz 28 

b r Not For Love - Val's Jazz (Kentucky Jazz)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

OUR INDEPENDENCE is rarely out of the frame and could claim a second win from his last four starts. Anytime Anyplace and All Star Red can land shares of the prize fund.

22:18 Belmont Park (USA) 16 Jun 2018

Race 8 - Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $48,510 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

1m

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
732376
i
1
Red, blue stars, red sleeves, two blue hoops, blue collar and cuffs, red cap, blue visor (Tanzman, David, Rodriguez, Gustavo And Speranza, Steven)

Battle Midway 65 

gr/ g Quality Road - Coral Sea (Rubiano)

D
Non Runner
2
431-434
i
2

Kulin Rock 63 

dk g Lonhro - Miracle Moment (Chester House)

D
4 8-12
Dylan DavisBarclay Tagg
3
55-7324
i
3

Lunaire 34 

b g Malibu Moon - Dynaire (Dynaformer)

D
4 8-12
Javier CastellanoThomas Albertrani
4
6-35111
i
4

Catch A Cab 14 

b g Proud Citizen - Gypsy Cab Company (Malibu Moon)

D
4 8-12
Jose LezcanoMark Casse
5
74-1
i
5

Max Velocity (IRE)  120 

ch c Lethal Force - Starfleet (Inchinor)

D
3 8-7
Joel RosarioRobert Falcone
6
322-221
i
6

Slot 76 

dk g Candy Ride - Ostourah (Teuflesberg)

D
3 8-7
Manuel FrancoTodd Pletcher
7
6115-81
i
7

Compagno 43 

b c Gio Ponti - Well Heeled Lady (Broad Brush)

D
4 8-8
David CohenRobertino Diodoro
8
31518-4
i
8
Gold, black star, black sleeves, gold hoop, black cap (West Point Thoroughbreds)

Wine Not 35 

dk g First Dude - Simmerette (El Prado)

D
Non Runner
9
413758-
i
9

Hello Holiday 259 

b g Harlan's Holiday - Waving (Street Cry)

D
4 8-8
Pablo FragosoPhilip Serpe
10
58-2481
i
10

Fire On Fire 78 

ch g First Dude - British Event (Wild Event)

D
5 8-12
Joe BravoReid Nagle
11
23-1233
i
11

Hembree 20 

dk c Proud Citizen - Knockatrina (Langfuhr)

D
4 8-10
Kendrick CarmoucheMichael Maker
12
62617-1
i
12

The J Y 35 

b g Discreet Cat - Without Delay (Seeking The Gold)

D
5 8-12
Junior AlvaradoMark Hennig
Verdict

LUNAIRE ran much better after a gelding operation last time and the booking of Javier Castellano once more catches the eye. Catch A Cab is chasing a four-timer for Mark Casse, while Compagno is another in-form type to consider.

22:50 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 16 Jun 2018

Race 9 - Stakes (3YO plus)

Winner $78,750 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

9

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
116-765
i
1

Bluegrass Flag 19 

dk f Bluegrass Cat - No More Flags (Personal Flag)

D
4 8-11
Joel RosarioThomas Morley
2
17113-2
i
2

Cozzy Spring 36 

b f Spring At Last - Pretty Cozzy (Broken Vow)

D
4 8-5
Dylan DavisCharlton Baker
3
6152-35
i
3

Picco Uno 71 

gr/ m Macho Uno - Piccola Isola (Western Expression)

D
5 8-11
Manuel FrancoJason Servis
4
11
i
4
green, white sleeves, green hoop, green cap (Ptk, Llc)

Still There 20 

b f Union Rags - Forever Smart (Smart Strike)

D
Non Runner
5
1-12131
i
5

Holiday Disguise 19 

b f Harlan's Holiday - Thin Disguise (Yes It's True)

D
4 8-11
Junior AlvaradoLinda Rice
6
21
i
6

Bobby's Song 27 

b f Shanghai Bobby - Veloce Canzone (Songandaprayer)

D
3 7-13
Kendrick CarmoucheSilvio Martin
7
73413-5
i
7

Absatootly 148 

b m Mineshaft - So N So (Freud)

D
5 8-11
Jorge PanaijoCharlton Baker
Verdict

STILL THERE remains unbeaten after two career starts and has been found another nice opening to keep the run going. Holiday Disguise and Absatootly rate as the chief threats.

23:22 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 16 Jun 2018

Race 10 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

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

10

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
837-83
i
1

Cross Multiply 21 

dk c The Factor - Class Break (Sunday Break)

3 8-6
Junior AlvaradoGary Contessa
2
i
2

Straitouta Congtin 

gr/ c Congaree - Run Tin Tin (Proud Citizen)

3 8-6
Jorge PanaijoAbigail Adsit
3
707773
i
3

Won't Be Missed 27 

ch c Overanalyze - Never Miss A Trick (Anasheed)

3 8-6
Abel LezcanoJames Ferraro
4
i
4

Blue Skies Forever 

b c Bluegrass Cat - Permanent Wave (Awesome Again)

3 8-6
Michael LuzziJames Ferraro
5
67
i
5

Ridolfo 36 

ch g Frost Giant - Tutti Va Bene (Ormsby)

3 8-6
Pablo FragosoGary Sciacca
6
0784
i
6

Casa Rae 21 

dk g Regal Ransom - Bema's Gold (Out Of Place)

3 8-6
Dalton BrownGary Sciacca
7
6
i
7

Moses Supposes 42 

b g Desert Party - Princess Tish (Eltish)

3 8-6
Rajiv MaraghThomas Morley
8
0-
i
8

Soup Baby 175 

gr/ g Alphabet Soup - La Mousse (Vision And Verse)

3 8-6
Joe BravoJeremiah Englehart
9
4424-88
i
9

Ferrad's Party 35 

b g Desert Party - Cat Ferrad (Stormy Atlantic)

4 8-12
Joel RosarioGary Gullo
10
7252-
i
10
Kelly green and gold triangular thirds, gold sleeves, green diamond hoop, green cap, gold tassel (Buck Butler)

Perfectexpectation 202 

b g Majesticperfection - Tarpy's Wish (Rockport Harbor)

Non Runner
11
3588-22
i
11

Causforcelebration 21 

ch g Noble Causeway - Momma's Eyes (Malibu Moon)

BF
3 8-6 b1
Dylan DavisThomas Morley
12
i
12

Step To The Bank 

dk c Bank Heist - Brassy Boots (Dixie Brass)

3 8-6
Samuel JimenezJoseph Parker
13
98-
i
13

No Worries Mate 311 

dk c Lonhro - Snuggs And Kisses (Soto)

3 8-6
Manuel FrancoJeremiah Englehart
14
9
i
14
Blue, burgundy ball, burgundy sleeves, white cap (Maroun, Maureen Ann And Merrill, George D)

Dustin's Comet 9 

b c Pomeroy - Another Page (Read The Footnotes)

Non Runner
15
787529
i
15
Red, black diamonds (Toscano, Jr , John, T And Festa, Jr , Charles, E)

Tammany Giant 6 

dk c Frost Giant - Seattle Ash (Seattle Sleet)

Non Runner
16
7-85994
i
1A
Red, yellow diamond hoop, yellow hoop on sleeves, yellow cap (Moirano, John L , Carmine Cirrincione Stables And Cotrone, Theresa)

Carmine's Honor 20 

b g To Honor And Serve - Blue Hennessy (Hennessy)

Non Runner
Verdict

FERRAD'S PARTY has the best overall form on offer and looks poised to prove too strong for Perfectexpectation and Causforcelebration.