Steve Matthews / May 1 at BELMONT

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1 Mile. 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Maiden Special Weight. Purse: $75,000. Post -- 1:20 p.m.

2Make It Anywhere(L)124Castellano4-3-7Brown3-1

3Royal Roxie(L)124Lezcano7-9-xZito20-1

1Guilty Verdict(L1)117Bravo5-2-xMcGaughey III5-2

4Mei Ling(L)117Ortiz2-7-2Hushion4-1

5Kate Greenaway(L1)117Maragh5-x-xMcLaughlin6-1

1aGasparilla Inn(L)117Bravo3-x-xMcGaughey III5-2

6The Right Bird(L)117Franco2-6-xDuggan12-1

7Cape Song(L)124Ortiz, Jr2-x-xClement7-2

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Cape Song tallied solid final fraction in debut last year and Christophe Clement barn excels with maidens off the bench. Kate Greenaway gets the meds after speed and fade in debut; improvement expected. Make It Anywhere was a fast-figured third on Belmont loan last May; right in the thick of this.


6 Furlongs. 3&up. Claiming $12,500. Purse: $25,000.

2Majestic Number(L)120Dunkelberger6-5-2DiPrima5-1

3Coach A. J.(L)120Garcia8-7-4Mazza20-1



5Perfect Trippi(L)122Ortiz6-4-1Martin10-1


1aBe Brave(L)120Maragh5-3-5Farro4-1

6Rigby(L)122Ortiz, Jr4-5-1Servis2-1

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7Ganador(L)120Studart7-4-4Barrera, III30-1

8Buckeye Heart(L)120Luzzi4-4-8Englehart12-1

Angelofdistinction is riding a forward line on the numbers and now makes peak start of form cycle. Seeker was a front-running winner in last and owns fast back figures. Perfect Trippi owns speed and drops; don't dismiss.


1 1/16 Mile. 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Allowance Optional Claiming. Purse: $80,000.

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1Antipathy(L)122Ortiz, Jr2-1-3McLaughlin3-5

2Hot Rendezvous(L)122Franco3-2-1Contessa12-1

3Lunar Surge(L)124Maragh1-3-2Weaver6-1

4Belle Gallantey(L)122Ortiz1-1-4Rodriguez5-2

5Majestic Marquet(L)120Velasquez1-4-5Rodriguez15-1

Majestic Marquet owns swift late pace figures and is training with a purpose for first start in 132 days. Antipathy tallied fast internal and final numbers when a strong second in last. Belle Gallantey was given two-month freshener after winning two straight; more than good enough on 'A' game.


6 Furlongs. 3&up. Maiden Claiming $20,000. Purse: $29,000.

1Cuckoo House(L)118Studart5-3-4Chatterpaul15-1

2Jackson N Lorimer(L)118Ortiz5-6-6Schettino5-2


4Moonlite Encounter(L)117Mejias6-5-4Shivmangal20-1

5Gabriel's Flame(L)118Franco4-3-2Ryerson8-1

6Come On Charlie(L)124Lezcano9-x-xPersaud20-1

7King Gettigan(L)118Maragh3-3-3Gullo10-1

8Political Farce(L)117Worrie2-6-2Contessa4-1

9Island Therapy(L)118Luzzi2-4-6Gullo12-1

Gabriel's Flame is riding a forward line on pace and final figs; call in weak field. Jackson N Lorimer gets class relief and logged fast numbers in first two starts. Island Therapy was a clear-cut second in last; right in the thick of this.


6 1/2 Furlongs. 3&up. Claiming $25,000. Purse: $34,000.

1Billy the Bull(L)122Franco4-5-3Gullo5-2

2Sunrise Lover(L)122Castro4-5-3Jones20-1

3Jesses Giant Dunk(L)122Studart2-2-5Persaud6-1

4Harrythenavigator(L)122Ortiz, Jr5-2-7Trombetta5-1



7Muscles Marinara(L)124Lezcano6-5-2Rojas12-1

8Private Irving A(L)124Bravo6-6-1Antonucci10-1

Billy the Bull projects as the main speed on the fence with aggressive ride. Jesses Giant Dunk turns back and should pack amplified late kick; very playable. Takajo is fresh and owns advantageous stalker's style; dangerous.


6 Furlongs. Allowance. 3yo. Purse: $77,000.





8Father Johns Pride(L)122Lezcano2-1-4Kenneally5-2

9Ragtime(L)122Castellano5-1-3McGaughey III4-1

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3Maximus Decimus(L)119Velasquez6-4-3Nevin10-1

7Classic Salsa(L)119Velazquez1-1-xJacobson3-1

10Jimmy Connors(L)122Bravo3-9-1Breen6-1

Otoy displayed improved speed in last and logged only win on Belmont sod. Oration delivered strong efforts in both grass starts at GP; big-time threat. Escapist has trained sharply front-running win in debut on GP grass; must consider. ON DIRT:Handstand, Oration, Maximus Decimus.


11/16 Mile. 3&up. Claiming $40,000. Purse: $59,000.

1Divine Child(L)120Ortiz, Jr7-2-4Servis5-1


3Johannesburg Smile(L)115Rice5-2-4Jacobson2-1

4Sky Blue Mongolia(L)122Saez4-1-6Farro8-1


6Joan's Choice(L)120Castellano3-2-7Jacobson5-1

7Road Agent(L)120Arroyo2-2-5Rodriguez8-1

8St Moose(L)122Lezcano1-1-2Klesaris7-2

St Moose logged swift final fraction when a determined winner in last at Pen; more to come. Joan's Choice hails from dynamic DAS/Jacobson duo and looms a serious front-end threat on best. Road Agent exits game placings in last two starts; right in the thick of this.


7 Furlongs. (Widener Turf). The ELUSIVE QUALITY. 4&up. Purse: $100,000.

1Hear the Footsteps(L)118Ortiz5-3-2Rice6-1

2Non Stop(L)118Maragh2-5-3Cannizzo20-1

3Nine O Wonderful(L)118Saez6-2-2Bond15-1

4The Brothers War(L)118Franco9-3-11Mettee20-1

5Summer Breezing(L)118Lezcano7-1-3Clement8-1

6Black Onyx(L)124Bravo1-1-4Clement9-2

7Bio Pro(L)118Velazquez11-2-5Mott5-1

8Havelock(L)124Ortiz, Jr7-10-1Miller5-1


10Slim Shadey(L)124Castellano6-2-6Jacobson4-1


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13Cease(L)118No Rider2-4-1Jacobson5-1

14Candyman E(L)124No Rider6-1-1Jacobson5-2

15Tenango(L)120No Rider2-1-3Jacobson4-1

Nine O Wonderful owns field's fastest late pace figures and is firing bullets for first start in 88 days. Plainiview also is training strongly and can prove a dominant force on an unchallenged lead. Black Onyx was a clear-cut winner in lone turf start; must respect. ON DIRT:Cease, Tenango, Candyman E.


11/16 Mile. Allowance. 3&up. NY Bred. Purse: $62,000.


2Charity Reins(L)124Franco1-9-7Cooney15-1


4Mark Twain(L)111Mejias1-2-8O'Brien15-1



7Mister Dooley(L)124Maragh5-7-1Bond10-1

8Here Comes Tommy(L)124Luzzi2-2-5Morrison4-1

9Rocket Hero(L)122Ortiz6-4-3Levine20-1

10Noosh's Tale(L)119Rice2-7-5Kelly7-2

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11Escape to the Moon(L)122Franco6-2-7Brown10-1

12Summer Place to Be(L)122Velazquez2-9-6Dutrow2-1

13Saturday Appeal(L)117Rice2-2-9Schosberg8-1


15Wise Guide(L)124Ortiz, Jr3-3-5D'Alessandro6-1

16Here He Fitz(L)120Maragh1-1-6Hertler15-1

Elroi notched rapid final fraction when a hard-charging winner on Big A sod last out; pairs up. Mister Dooley is rested, training sharply and can prove very tough on a soft lead; very playable. Here Comes Tommy fired 3-furlong bullet last week packs potent late kick on 'A' game; dangerous. Storm was a determined winner in only grass outing; right in the thick of this. ON DIRT:Here He Fitz, Escape to the Moon, Here Comes Tommy.

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