18:30 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 20 Jun 2018

Race 1 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $22,050 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

1m 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
783/5
i
1

Irish Marauder 38 

ch g Dublin - Esther Got Even (Stephen Got Even)

4 8-12
Rajiv MaraghGeorge Weaver
2
555733
i
2

Clonedsimmard 25 

b g Simmard - Annaclone (Flatter)

4 8-12
Angel ArroyoLeah Gyarmati
3
47-4
i
3
pink and royal blue diamonds, pink sleeves, blue hoop, blue cap (Stavrides, Thalia, Carroll, Dennis And Carroll, Wanda)

Rumbles Of Thunder 25 

ch g Fusaichi Pegasus - Calypso Vuh (Well Selected)

Non Runner
4
4542
i
4

Leading Storm 38 

b g Forty Tales - Leading Lioness (Lion Cavern)

BF
3 8-5
Manuel FrancoRudy Rodriguez
5
07-2492
i
5

Dublin Leprechaun 25 

dk g Dublin - High Flying Adore (Fusaichi Pegasus)

4 8-12
Abel LezcanoJohn Hertler
6
33-6
i
6
Burgundy, yellow rising sun, burgundy cap (Earle Mack Llc)

Battle Of Saratoga 60 

ch c Union Rags - Joyful (Distorted Humor)

Non Runner
7
4
i
7

The Vow Is Lit 88 

b g Broken Vow - Light the Lamp (Mt. Livermore)

3 8-5
Eric CancelCharlton Baker
Verdict

Battle Of Saratoga looks sure to be involved here, while Clonedsimmard has been a consistent performer of late. However, preference is for LEADING STORM, who was second last time and can go one better now to make amends to supporters who sent him off favourite that day.

19:04 Belmont Park (USA) 20 Jun 2018

Race 2 - Starter Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $34,650 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

1m

Fast

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
18-2547
i
1

Transaction Tax 19 

b f Gemologist - Collect The Fee (Menifee)

D
4 8-9
Junior AlvaradoGary Contessa
2
3346-71
i
2

Acorn Street 20 

b f Quality Road - Cobblestone Way (Horse Chestnut)

D
3 8-7
Luis SaezBrad Cox
3
386207-
i
3
Lime green and royal blue blocks, lime and blue halved sleeves, lime cap (Rosebud Stable)

Say Cin Cin 214 

b m Mineshaft - Sidneys Angel Face (Skip Away)

D
Non Runner
4
3-22313
i
4

Miss Munnings 26 

ch m Munnings - Are U Being Served (Jambalaya Jazz)

D
5 8-12
Angel ArroyoJohn Kimmel
5
615
i
5

Tiz Priceless 26 

b f Tizway - Priceless Design (More Than Ready)

D
3 8-7
David CohenJohn Kimmel
6
2-61177
i
6
Black and white diagonal quarters, white collar, black cap (Tuomey, Lauren)

Woundwithhereyes 17 

dk f Include - That's A Trick (Mazel Trick)

D
Non Runner
7
65124-1
i
7

Hoponthebusgus 47 

dk f Warrior's Reward - Stormy Lanae' (Johar)

D
4 8-12
Manuel FrancoRudy Rodriguez
8
152-172
i
8

Hope's Roar 69 

ch m Roaring Fever - Try Your Best (Royal Academy)

D
6 8-9
Irad Ortiz JrJorge Abreu
Verdict

John Kimmel has a strong hand here with Miss Munnings and Tiz Priceless. However, preference is for HOPONTHEBUSGUS, who returned in winning fashion last time and could follow up here.

19:37 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 20 Jun 2018

Race 3 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO plus)

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

3

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
5
i
1

Royal Heist 23 

dk c Bank Heist - Royal Affection (Vindication)

3 8-6
Kendrick CarmoucheEduardo Jones
2
4222-2
i
2

It's Hot Out 131 

b c Bluegrass Cat - Its Tuesday (Take Me Out)

3 8-6
Irad Ortiz JrChris Englehart
3
i
3

Deputy Flag 

dk c Posse - No More Flags (Personal Flag)

3 8-6
Jose LezcanoThomas Morley
4
93
i
4

Killala Bay 121 

ch c Mineshaft - Gracilia (Mr. Greeley)

3 8-6
David CohenJames Jerkens
5
i
5

Perfect Joke 

b g Giant Surprise - Emily Ha Ha (Bright Launch)

3 8-6
Luis SaezMichael Dilger
6
69435-
i
6

Leap To Glory 179 

b g Outflanker - Leaping Lady (Mass Media)

3 8-6
Manuel FrancoCharlton Baker
7
i
7

Light The Posse 

ch g Posse - The Lamp Is Lit (Miswaki)

3 8-6
Michael LuzziCharlton Baker
8
i
8

Turbulence 

ch c Freud - Unbridled Star (Unbridled)

3 8-6
Abel LezcanoRodrigo Ubillo
Verdict

Deputy Flag looks the pick of the newcomers here, however, it may be best sticking with the experienced trio of Royal Heist, Killala Bay and IT'S HOT OUT, with the latter backed to build on his sequence of seconds with a victory.

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

Race 4 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $17,640 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
2-73331
i
1

Megalopsychia 24 

b f Overanalyze - Second Marriage (Not For Love)

D
3 8-7
Dylan DavisMichael Miceli
2
419-543
i
2

First Tomoe 38 

ch m First Samurai - Raw Nerve (Nureyev)

D BF
5 8-9
Irad Ortiz JrSteven Asmussen
3
4156-52
i
3

Desirous 38 

b f Afleet Express - Unbridled Truth (Yes It's True)

D
4 8-9
Kendrick CarmoucheDanny Gargan
4
221962
i
4

Formal Event 26 

b f Emcee - Ampart Ridge (Cactus Ridge)

D
3 8-7
Luis SaezGary Contessa
5
524-426
i
5

Giant Ending 70 

b f Frost Giant - Apocalyptic (Hickman Creek)

D
4 8-9
Rajiv MaraghBruce Levine
6
454341
i
6

You Promise 31 

dk f Sidney's Candy - Never Is a Promise (Capote)

D
4 8-12
Abel LezcanoRichard Metivier
7
5-54436
i
7

Stars Wilburn 38 

ch f Wilburn - Plenty of Stars (Salt Lake)

D
4 8-9
Eric CancelRobert Vetter
8
415864
i
8

Hug The Rail 26 

dk f Here Comes Ben - Pencil Papers (Doneraile Court)

D
3 8-7
Junior AlvaradoJames Ferraro
9
7-23345
i
9

Daria's Angel 33 

dk f Gemologist - R Charlie's Angel (Indian Charlie)

D
4 8-9
David CohenRobertino Diodoro
Verdict

Megalopsychia and You Promise are both considered having scored last time. However, preference is for FORMAL EVENT, who knocked on the door last time and can go one better here.

20:41 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 20 Jun 2018

Race 5 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $25,830 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
i
1
Purple, mauve ball, purple diamonds on mauve sleeves, purple cap (Two Tone Farms)

Scottsgold 

ch g Midas Touch - Scat's Lassie (Scat Daddy)

Non Runner
2
448
i
2

Be Gone Daddy 74 

b g Scat Daddy - Sister Kate (Benchmark)

3 8-6 b1
Luis SaezGeorge Weaver
3
6-
i
3

Uncle Pockets 208 

dk g Uncle Mo - Chantel D (Holy Bull)

3 8-6
Jose LezcanoJason Servis
4
i
4

Clyde's Runner 

b c Get Stormy - Run Rosie (Cherokee Run)

3 8-6
Javier CastellanoThomas Bush
5
745865
i
5
Green, yellow cross sashes, black hoop on sleeves, yellow cap (Milton Peart)

Reign Charger 31 

ch g Smart Bid - Indy Reign (Reigning King)

Non Runner
6
9/056-27
i
6

Freeload 27 

ch g Tapit - Rahy Rose (Rahy)

4 8-12
Kendrick CarmoucheDavid Cannizzo
7
i
7

Hustle N Heart 

dk c Arch - A. P. Dream (A.P. Indy)

3 8-6
David CohenGary Gullo
8
4984-26
i
8

Tom's Music 17 

dk g Midnight Lute - Siwa (ALYDEED)

3 8-6
Rajiv MaraghCarlos Martin
9
5659
i
9

Codylicious 6 

ch g Sidney's Candy - Boston Symphony (Boston Harbor)

3 8-6
Pablo FragosoEdward Barker
Verdict

CLYDE'S RUNNER, in the hands of top jockey Jose Castellano, can make an impressive debut here to score at the expense of experienced rivals Be Gone Daddy and Tom's Music.

21:14 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 20 Jun 2018

Race 6 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $22,680 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
61
i
1

Shanghai Glory 33 

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

D
3 8-8
Irad Ortiz JrSteven Asmussen
2
43-2714
i
2

She'sakittykat 33 

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

D
4 8-12
Pablo FragosoJames Ferraro
3
1
i
3

Perfume Lady 87 

b f Bernardini - Catalonian (Storm Cat)

D
3 8-8
Luis SaezTodd Pletcher
4
16
i
4

Ruby Warrior 34 

ch f Majestic Warrior - Farawaycat (E Dubai)

D
3 8-8
Junior AlvaradoLinda Rice
5
195
i
5

Giant Boxer 47 

ch f Frost Giant - Apocalyptic (Hickman Creek)

D
3 8-8
David CohenRudy Rodriguez
6
54-3157
i
6

My Girl Annie 33 

dk f Boys At Tosconova - Miss Trudy (Yes It's True)

4 8-12
Dalton BrownGary Contessa
7
610-572
i
7

Tee Up 33 

ch f Utopia - Winloc's Gramie (Belong To Me)

3 8-6
Javier CastellanoMichelle Nevin
8
882654
i
8

Ribbonite 33 

b f Griffinite - Western Lariat (Western Expression)

D
4 8-10
Kendrick CarmoucheDanny Gargan
9
213-44
i
9

Pure Praise 70 

dk f Congrats - Dr. Diamonds Prize (Pure Prize)

3 8-6
Manuel FrancoJeremiah Englehart
10
5-62137
i
10
Red, grey star, grey sleeves, red cap, grey peak (Guyana Rocky Llc)

Impazible Creek 18 

gr/ f Mission Impazible - Creek Girl (Elusive Quality)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

PERFUME LADY impressed when scoring on debut and gets the nod to follow up and further enhance her lofty reputation. Shanghai Glory and Tee Up are others to consider.

21:46 Belmont Park (USA) 20 Jun 2018

Race 7 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $26,460 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

7f

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
7-13446
i
1

Light The Vow 40 

b g Broken Vow - Light the Lamp (Mt. Livermore)

D
5 8-10
Eric CancelCharlton Baker
2
64-3117
i
2

Love Your Buttons 26 

dk c Tiz Wonderful - Misgoldy (Miswaki)

D
4 8-12
Manuel FrancoBruce Brown
3
42-1742
i
3

Belgian 11 

dk g Candy Ride - Angel Gift (Allen's Prospect)

D
4 8-10
Luis SaezJoe Sharp
4
6340-48
i
4

Mongo Nation 68 

dk c Speightstown - Ciao (Lear Fan)

4 8-8
Irad Ortiz JrRudy Rodriguez
5
212-449
i
5

Baseline 10 

ch g Bellamy Road - Rockford Peach (Great Above)

D
4 8-8
Javier CastellanoJr John Toscano,
6
82-3513
i
6

Daddy's Home 47 

dk c The Factor - Happenstance (Hap)

4 8-10
David CohenGary Gullo
7
146647
i
7

Full Of Mine 19 

ch g Mineshaft - Dance Song (Unbridled's Song)

D
7 8-10
Abel LezcanoNaipaul Chatterpaul
8
96-2412
i
1A
Scarlet, Gold Ball, Scarlet And Gold Halved Sleeves, Scarlet Cap (Albert Fried, Jr)

May Be A Diamond 18 

dk g Congrats - Diamond Fancy Free (Cherokee Run)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

BELGIAN knocked on the door last time and could go one better here to land this at the expense of Daddy's Home, who has been on the premises of late. Love Your Buttons is another useful performer to consider.

22:18 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 20 Jun 2018

Race 8 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

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

8

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
354-674
i
1

Anita Partner (IRE)  27 

b m Majestic Warrior - Offbeat Fashion (Rock Of Gibraltar)

D
6 8-8
Javier CastellanoMark Casse
2
1169-30
i
2
Hot pink, two blue hoops on sleeves, blue cap (Lady Sheila Stable)

Downtown Mama 60 

gr/ f Speightstown - Alpha mama (Unbridled's Song)

D
Non Runner
3
411221-
i
3

Fire Key 206 

dk m Friesan Fire - U R Key (Albert The Great)

D
5 8-8
Paco LopezPatrick Kelly
4
24125-2
i
4

Weekfair (FR)  41 

gr/ f Stormy River - Lady Time (Orpen)

D
4 8-8
Dylan DavisChristophe Clement
5
110-117
i
5
Red, royal blue braces, blue hoop on sleeves, red cap (James Riccio)

Nisha 52 

dk f First Samurai - Lily's Joy (Malibu Moon)

D
Non Runner
6
804982-
i
6
Red, yellow ball, red & yellow halved sleeves (Danny Chen)

Yorkiepoo Princess 270 

dk f Kantharos - Kickapoo Princess (Unreal Zeal)

D
Non Runner
7
334-121
i
7
Pink, black sash, pink sleeves, black hoops, pink cap (Double O Racing Stable Llc)

Luz Mimi 40 

b m Mineshaft - Nesselrode (Lemon Drop Kid)

D
Non Runner
8
43-0352
i
8

Miss Gossip (IRE)  19 

b m Big Bad Bob - Cabin Point (Desert Story)

D
5 8-8
Kendrick CarmoucheCarlos Martin
9
8341-44
i
9

Jc's Shooting Star 23 

b m Miracle Man - American Passage (Quiet American)

D
6 8-8
Manuel FrancoDavid Donk
10
23-7763
i
10

Wheatfield 19 

dk m Lone Star Special - Thistle Bear (Gators N Bears)

D
6 8-8 b1
Luis SaezNicholas Zito
11
6125-32
i
11
Blue, white star, blue sleeves, white stars, blue cap, white star (Starr, Arthur K And Bradley Thoroughbreds)

Blessed Silence (FR)  32 

ch m Siyouni - Blanc Sur Blanc (Hold That Tiger)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

A tricky contest to decipher with FIRE KEY perhaps the key figure here, and he could follow up his victory last time. Luz Mimi has won two of her last three and is respected, while Nisha may have missed out on the hat-trick last time but is still a top performer.

22:50 Belmont Park (USA) 20 Jun 2018

Race 9 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO plus)

Winner $39,060 - 12 run - Draw Advantage: None

9

1m

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
8-5
i
1

Spa Jazz 40 

dk g Graydar - Jazz Dancer (Dixieland Band)

3 8-5
Dylan DavisBarclay Tagg
2
5733-
i
2

Paynter's Prize 228 

b g Paynter - Pretty Cozzy (Broken Vow)

3 8-5 (ow2)
David CohenCharlton Baker
3
52-7
i
3

Singapore Trader 39 

gr/ g Flatter - Mystic Chant (Unbridled's Song)

3 8-5
Javier CastellanoTodd Pletcher
4
2
i
4

Pirelli Tower 40 

gr/ c Gio Ponti - Momma's Image (Marquetry)

3 8-5
Irad Ortiz JrChristophe Clement
5
i
5

Riendo 

ch g Kitten's Joy - Then She Laughs (Distorted Humor)

3 8-5
Jose LezcanoRichard Schosberg
6
552-4
i
6

Ten Eyck 40 

ch g Freud - Old City (City Zip)

3 8-5
Eric CancelThomas Morley
7
4
i
7

Jimmy Jazz 25 

ch c English Channel - Nikki Tootsie (Waquoit)

3 8-5
Michael LuzziThomas Bush
8
2-4523
i
8

Lem Me Tel Ya 39 

dk c Take Charge Indy - Heavenly Humor (Distorted Humor)

3 8-5 b1
Luis SaezBruce Levine
9
53
i
9

Zechariah 40 

ch c Kitten's Joy - Averymerrymoment (Distorted Humor)

3 8-5
Manuel FrancoH Motion
10
5-2
i
10

More Than A Saint 123 

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

3 8-5 (ow1)
Kendrick CarmoucheBrad Cox
11
35
i
11

Scatsuku 39 

dk g Scat Daddy - Ubusuku (Hat Trick)

BF
3 8-5
Junior AlvaradoLinda Rice
12
34-4623
i
12

Bad Guy 25 

ch g Power Broker - Diane's Birthday (With Approval)

3 8-5 (ow1)
Pablo FragosoCarlos Martin
13
84-6852
i
13
White, Red And Green Stripes (Robert Susi)

Joe's Smokin Gun 19 

dk g Posse - Wonzit (Tiznow)

Non Runner
14
i
14
Grey, red ball, black collar and cuffs, red cap (Nlg Racing Stable)

Partagas B C 

ch g Cape Blanco - Three Am Tour (Strategic Prince)

Non Runner
Verdict

Many of these have hit the frame of late, however, the best of them may be MORE THAN A SAINT. Pirelli Tower and Zechariah are others to note.