18:30 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 19 Oct 2018

Race 1 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO plus)

Winner $39,060 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

6f

Fast (Dirt)

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

Roses From Ben 

dk f Here Comes Ben - Turf And Roses (Millions)

3 8-9
Abel LezcanoRodrigo Ubillo
2
i
2

Blame It On Mom 

b f Freud - Grape Cottage (Street Cry)

3 8-9
Rajiv MaraghBruce Levine
3
2-435
i
3

Overtime Olivia 21 

b f Rule - Instant Lady (Freud)

BF
4 8-12
John VelazquezJeremiah Englehart
4
434-336
i
4

Parlapiano 58 

dk f Stay Thirsty - Alpha Charlie (Eddington)

3 8-9
Irad Ortiz JrDavid Donk
5
3
i
5

Icy Maneuvers 88 

ch f Frost Giant - Berning Carbs (Bernardini)

3 8-9
Luis SaezRodrigo Ubillo
6
i
6

Miss Juno 

b f Discreetly Mine - Thunder Daimon (Thunder Gulch)

3 8-9
Michael LuzziArthur Magnuson
Verdict

Roses From Ben and Blame It On Mom appear capable newcomers but preference is for ICY MANEUVERS, who caught the eye when grabbing a place on the podium on debut and could build on that here.

19:04 Belmont Park (USA) 19 Oct 2018

Race 2 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $44,100 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

1m 110y

Good

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
4-63955
i
1
White, purple hoop, purple sleeves, white hoop, purple cap (Reddam Racing Llc)

Cause We Are Loyal 23 

gr/ f Creative Cause - Rock 'n Wolin (Not For Love)

Non Runner
2
623-115
i
2

Giant Zinger 29 

b f Giant's Causeway - Hostess (Chester House)

D
3 8-10
Junior AlvaradoWilliam Mott
3
341662
i
3

Jumpin' Nancy 30 

dk f Jump Start - Nancy Z (Soto)

D
4 8-12
Dylan DavisSusan Cooney
4
614622
i
4

Wegetsdamunnys 29 

gr/ f D' Funnybone - Mystic Miracle (Unbridled's Song)

BF
3 8-6
Jose LezcanoJeremiah Englehart
5
2-65546
i
5

Table For Six 29 

gr/ m Mizzen Mast - Heavenly Empress (Pure Prize)

D
5 8-10 b
Eric CancelRalph Nicks
6
6150-63
i
6

Overnegotiate 26 

b f Overdriven - Contractual (Elusive Quality)

D
4 8-10
John VelazquezTodd Pletcher
7
82-1324
i
7
Yellow, pink circle and rose, pink cuffs and cap (Dubb, Michael And Imperio, Michael)

Cotton Candy Cutie 23 

ch m Sidney's Candy - Sassy Redhead (Henny Hughes)

D
Non Runner
8
131533
i
8

Kreesie 29 

gr/ f Cosmonaut - Three Emeralds (Three Wonders)

3 8-6
Irad Ortiz JrDavid Donk
9
44-4936
i
9

Bareeqa 58 

b m Girolamo - Arabic Dancer (Woodman)

D
5 8-10
Rajiv MaraghArmando De
10
5163-32
i
10

Broken Border 132 

ch m Broken Vow - American Border (Boundary)

D BF
6 8-10
Joel RosarioJason Servis
11
261304
i
11

Purely Lucky 29 

b f Lookin At Lucky - Purely Excessive (In Excess)

D
3 8-8
Luis SaezBrad Cox
12
861061
i
12
Royal blue, lime green triangle, blue and green quartered sleeves (Lauren Linn)

Our Super Nova 35 

b f Boys At Tosconova - White Wedding Day (Crimson Guard)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

OUR SUPER NOVA thrived when dropped in class last time and that confidence-boosting win can inspire another big run here. Wegetsdamunnys and Broken Border have gone really close of late and look the main alternatives here.

19:37 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 19 Oct 2018

Race 3 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $31,500 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
571533
i
1
Blue, red panel, red sleeves, blue ball, blue cap (Kantarmaci Racing Llc)

Monaco 8 

dk c Uncle Mo - Setareh (Sky Classic)

D
Non Runner
2
642454
i
2

Becker's Galaxy 67 

gr/ g Greeley's Galaxy - Cheval De Joi (French Deputy)

D
8 8-10
Luis SaezArmando De
3
661914
i
3

Devine Dental 32 

b g Silver Train - Sundays On the Bay (Disco Rico)

D
4 8-12
Eric CancelJohn Servis
4
452124
i
4

Oneballnostrikes 36 

b g Include - Angel in Six (Pulpit)

D BF
4 8-12
Irad Ortiz JrJorge Navarro
5
676471
i
5

Halloween Horror 11 

ch g Distorted Humor - Cabbage Key (A.P. Indy)

D
4 8-10
Luis ReyesGary Contessa
6
817212
i
6

Swivel 34 

b g Tiznow - Safety Net (A.P. Indy)

D
6 8-12
Hector Jr DiazAlejandro Maymo
7
133023
i
7

Pretentious 16 

dk g Super Saver - Turkappeal (Turkoman)

D
6 8-10
Jomar GarciaMertkan Kantarmaci
Verdict

HALLOWEEN HORROR was much improved when scoring here last time and that first win since the spring could open the door for further success here. Swivel needs respect and there is a chance he can repeat his Finger Lakes success here, while Pretentious could have a part to play for his new handler.

20:09 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 19 Oct 2018

Race 4 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $40,950 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

1m 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
633211
i
1
Orange, Black Ball, Orange sleeves, black spots (Winning Move Stable)

Turco Bravo (CHI)  41 

ch g Caesarion - Turkish Queen (Barkerville)

D
Non Runner
2
313344
i
2
Emerald green, white sleeves (M And M Racing (mike Sisk))

Rocky Tough 8 

gr/ g Paddy O'prado - Stellar Cloud (Cloud Hopping)

D
Non Runner
3
633433
i
3

English Minister 18 

ch g English Channel - Groovy Minister (Deputy Minister)

D
8 8-10
Eric CancelMichael Trombetta
4
511418
i
4

Carissimo 33 

gr/ c Unbridled's Song - Graeme Six (Graeme Hall)

D
4 8-12
Dylan DavisRaymond Handal
5
229733
i
5

Mills 22 

dk g Any Given Saturday - Highland Hope (Unaccounted For)

D
8 8-10
Joel RosarioDavid Cannizzo
6
5-22611
i
6

Souperfast 14 

b g Broken Vow - Playa Maya (Arch)

D
7 8-10
Irad Ortiz JrPatrick Reynolds
7
91/4-662
i
7

Giant Run 64 

ch h Giant's Causeway - Who Did It and Run (Polish Numbers)

D
5 8-10
Jose LezcanoThomas Albertrani
8
06-4312
i
8

Tricked Up 34 

ch g Distorted Humor - Satans Quick Chick (Sky Mesa)

D BF
5 8-10
Luis ReyesRudy Rodriguez
9
142232
i
9

Ghost Hunter 33 

b g Ghostzapper - Hartfelt (Kafwain)

D
8 8-12
Luis SaezJamie Ness
10
53530-1
i
10

Muggsamatic 48 

b g Any Given Saturday - Brown Eyed Woman (De Niro)

D
4 8-12
Hector Jr DiazKathleen O'Connell
11
614552
i
11
Orange, Black Ball, Orange sleeves, black spots (Winning Move Stable)

Daddy D T 8 

ch g Scat Daddy - Issues (Awesome Again)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

Muggsamatic reappeared in winning fashion at Monmouth last time and could follow up here. However, the hat-trick seeking SOUPERFAST should be hard to pass and gets the nod. The consistent pair of Mills and Ghost Hunter are others to note.

20:41 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 19 Oct 2018

Race 5 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $22,680 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
314574
i
1

Solitary Gem 34 

b f Gemologist - Com Easy (Halo's Image)

D
3 8-6
Rajiv MaraghLeah Gyarmati
2
266962
i
2

Blushing Justine 22 

dk f Justin Phillip - Fiona (Cuvee)

D
3 8-6
Eric CancelCarlos Martin
3
442226
i
3

She'sakittykat 16 

b f Girolamo - One Wise Cowgirl (Wiseman's Ferry)

D
4 8-9
Dylan DavisJorge Abreu
4
1
i
4

Fashiononthesurge 259 

b m Old Fashioned - Southern Surge (Meadowlake)

D
5 8-9
Irad Ortiz JrChris Englehart
5
773-681
i
5

Twofer 51 

b f Super Saver - Wish It Were (Is It True)

D
3 8-8
Luis SaezJr Richard Violette,
6
766056
i
6

Sophie Germain 27 

gr/ f Algorithms - Sari (Cozzene)

4 8-9 (ow1)
Heman HarkieOscar Barrera III
7
356237
i
7

Rapid Route 34 

b f Fast Bullet - Tiz Missouri (Tiznow)

D
3 8-6
Hector Jr DiazAlejandro Maymo
Verdict

FASHIONONTHESURGE dug in to score on her debut at Aqueduct earlier this year and should be able to make her presence felt once again. Twofar drew clear at Saratoga last time and rates the main danger, with Blushing Justine also considered looking to go one better than her second last time.

21:14 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 19 Oct 2018

Race 6 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $31,500 - 11 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
58-0261
i
1

Awesome Quick 27 

b m Awesome Again - Bettarun Fast (Kelly Kip)

D
6 8-11
Hector Jr DiazMichael Miceli
2
6-44335
i
2

E Warfare 19 

dk m Bluegrass Cat - E. Ticket (Langfuhr)

D
5 8-9 b
Luis ReyesJuan Ortiz
3
165941
i
3

China Rider 23 

b f Majestic Warrior - Smart Angel (Smart Strike)

D
4 8-11
Joel RosarioDavid Cannizzo
4
143331
i
4
Purple, pink dots, pink sleeves, two blue hoops, blue cap (Nat Krohn)

Arewehavingfunyet 40 

b m Big Brown - Saar Treaty (Saarland)

D
Non Runner
5
245512
i
5

Tearless 27 

b m In Summation - Golden Tour (Lac Ouimet)

5 8-9
Michael LuzziDerek Ryan
6
654535
i
6

Alabama Bound 58 

b m Proud Citizen - Suki (Scarlet Ibis)

D
5 8-9
Junior AlvaradoThomas Bush
7
6-62327
i
7

Free N Clear 29 

b m Bluegrass Cat - Mama I'm Home (Wheaton)

5 8-9
Dylan DavisPatrick Quick
8
313453
i
8

Bow Town Cat 68 

ch m Cowtown Cat - Clara Bow (Way West)

D
5 8-9
Irad Ortiz JrChris Englehart
9
751574
i
9

Miss Aja Brown 28 

ch m Big Brown - Bella Chianti (Empire Maker)

5 8-11
Pablo FragosoRudy Rodriguez
10
339022
i
10

Same Kinda Crazy 19 

b m Posse - New Britski (Polish Numbers)

D
5 8-9
Jose LezcanoRudy Rodriguez
11
145044
i
11

Sandy Belle 42 

dk f More Than Ready - Unbridled Grace (Unbridled Jet)

D
4 8-9
Eric CancelRichard Schosberg
12
1-11644
i
12

Gagaoveryou 64 

ch m Zensational - Eau de Vie (Hennessy)

D
7 8-9
Luis SaezArmando De
Verdict

AWESOME QUICK won well at the Meadowlands last time out and she edges out China Rider and Tearless to be the pick this evening.

21:46 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 19 Oct 2018

Race 7 - Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $41,580 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

7f

Fast (Dirt)

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

Encryption Key 22 

ch g Data Link - Surf City Susie (Old Trieste)

3 8-8
Dylan DavisCharlton Baker
2
533355
i
2

Proletariat 33 

b g Read The Footnotes - Royal Valentine (Langfuhr)

D
6 8-9
Rajiv MaraghLeah Gyarmati
3
4/742-43
i
3

Born For A Storm 20 

b g Flatter - Sheboygan (Quiet American)

D
5 8-9
Joel RosarioMichael Stidham
4
15-544
i
4

I Love Jaxson 33 

dk g Flat Out - Procellous (Smarty Jones)

3 8-6
John VelazquezMichael Miceli
5
674334
i
5

Kerry Boy 20 

b g Quiet American - Chi Chi's Dream (Phone Trick)

D
6 8-9
Benjamin HernandezGabriel Goodwin
6
5-12621
i
6
Lime green, aqua ball, aqua sleeves, aqua cap, lime stripes (John McCarthy, Jr)

Five Star Bunt 2 

dk g Posse - Skye Castles (Sky Classic)

D
Non Runner
7
193213
i
7
Royal blue, silver diamond, silver sleeves, two blue hoops, blue cap (Pinnacle Farms Racing Llc)

Foolish Ghost 2 

b g Mineshaft - Roaring Ghost (Roaring Fever)

Non Runner
Verdict

FIVE STAR BUNT filled second place in a similar contest here late last month and the three-year-old can be supported to go one better this evening. Foolish Ghost and Born For A Storm can fight it out for the minor honours.

22:18 Belmont Park (USA) 19 Oct 2018

Race 8 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $53,550 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

1m 110y

Good

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
566-438
i
1
Purple, yellow collar, yellow blocks on sleeves, yellow cap (Yellow Moon Stable)

Testosterstone 26 

b g Birdstone - A. P. Test (A.P. Indy)

D
Non Runner
2
32141331-1
i
2

Galope Americano (BRZ)  

dk c Silent Times - Sul Americana (Baronius)

4 8-10
Jose LezcanoTodd Pletcher
3
31113-4
i
3

Village King (ARG)  35 

b c Campanologist - Villard (Pleasant Tap)

4 8-10
Luis SaezTodd Pletcher
4
15111-6
i
4

Zennor 69 

gr/ g Medaglia d'Oro - Zelanda (Night Shift)

D
6 8-10
Joel RosarioKiaran McLaughlin
5
114-154
i
5

Frostmourne 146 

dk c Speightstown - Leaning Tower (Theatrical)

D BF
4 8-10
Irad Ortiz JrChristophe Clement
6
232173
i
6

Profiteer 22 

b c War Front - Hit It Rich (Smart Strike)

D BF
4 8-10
John VelazquezIII Claude McGaughey
7
541141
i
7
Green, white cap (Lucky Dog Stables, Fitch Racing Stable Llc And Shaby, Selman)

Secret Passage 26 

ch g Curlin - Sweet Eloise (Sky Classic)

D
Non Runner
8
975622
i
8

Small Bear 27 

gr/ g Macho Uno - Stella Prima (El Prado)

D
4 8-10
Dylan DavisGary Sciacca
Verdict

FROSTMOURNE was less than two lengths behind the winner in a Grade 2 last time out and he is the one to beat today based upon that evidence. Galope Americano and Village King also have to be noted given their previous form in South America.

22:50 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 19 Oct 2018

Race 9 - Claiming (3YO only)

Winner $40,950 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

9

1m 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
568566
i
1

Phone Funky Munky 15 

b g Data Link - Caller Trust (Trust N Luck)

D
3 8-6
Hector Jr DiazDavid Donk
2
276512
i
2

Year Of The Kitten 15 

dk c Kitten's Joy - Transformation (Langfuhr)

D
3 8-6
Dylan DavisPatrick Reynolds
3
11-06
i
3

Zeke 230 

gr/ g Gio Ponti - Dancing Years (El Prado)

D
3 8-6
Irad Ortiz JrMichael Stidham
4
672645
i
4

Hills Pond 15 

ch c First Samurai - Sissling Holiday (Harlan's Holiday)

D
3 8-6
Rajiv MaraghEdward Allard
5
657454
i
5

Zap Daddy 48 

ch g Scat Daddy - Zapoutofit (Ghostzapper)

D
3 8-6
Luis SaezTodd Pletcher
6
653341
i
6

Spectacular Plum 21 

b g Tapizar - Plum (Pure Prize)

D
3 8-6
John VelazquezJr Luis Carvajal,
7
215633
i
7

Long Gray Line 21 

gr/ g Graydar - Heather's Dream (Tale Of The Cat)

D BF
3 8-6
Joel RosarioGary Contessa
8
441433
i
8

Killeen 15 

dk c More Than Ready - Habiboo (Unbridled's Song)

D
3 8-8
Eric CancelBrad Cox
9
377541
i
9

Coltandmississippi 15 

b c Pioneerof the Nile - Selva (Forest Wildcat)

D
3 8-6
Jose LezcanoDavid Cannizzo
10
0-41726
i
10

Stock Trade 48 

ch c Motivator - Trading (Anabaa)

D BF
3 8-6
Junior AlvaradoWilliam Mott
11
252641
i
11
Orange, blue sleeves, orange chevrons, blue cap (Rodriguez, Rudy R And Imperio, Michael)

Gravitating 23 

b g Astrology - O So Appealing (Forestry)

D
Non Runner
12
331345
i
12
White, green ball (Arindel)

Transistor 22 

b c Forty Tales - Jeepers (Running Stag)

D
Non Runner
13
742232
i
13
Black, orange epaulets, black and orange halved sleeves, orange cap (Merjan, David)

Stronger 22 

b g Bodemeister - Out For Revenge (Bernardini)

D
Non Runner
14
514652
i
14
Purple, green yoke, green chevrons on sleeves, purple cap (Marc Keller)

Hoard 21 

dk g Super Saver - Cleverconversation (Speightstown)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

COLTANDMISSISSIPPI defeated plenty of these when winning over C&D earlier in the month and he is the one to beat again today. Spectacular Plum appears to be the main threat ahead of Zeke.