Steve Matthews / May 2 at BELMONT

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6 1/2 Furlongs. 3&up. Claiming $25,000. Purse: $47,000.

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2Dan's Gold(L)122Ortiz, Jr1-3-4Levine9-5

3Cocktails With Dan(L)120Arroyo5-2-10Cibelli12-1




1aTake Down Two(L)122Franco2-3-1Cannizzo6-1

Dan's Gold tallied swift internal figures when a clear-cut winner in last; more to come. Coolusive makes peak start of form cycle and owns fast final fractions on best efforts. Shankopotamus owns speed and is a three-time winner on Belmont loam.

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6 Furlongs. 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Claiming $25,000. Purse: $34,000.

1Painted Poney(L)122Franco6-8-8Duggan2-1

2Miss Silver Birch(L)115Worrie3-6-6DiSanto20-1

3Jen's Miracle(L)119Luzzi5-8-2Falcone, Jr4-1

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4Halos and Angels(L)119Studart1-4-7Chatterpaul15-1

5Light Weight(L)124Montanez1-9-12Barker5-1

6Charming Eyes(L)119Garcia4-1-9Rodriquez8-1

7Brown Mellisa(L)119Lezcano3-5-2Persaud5-2

Painted Poney adds blinkers and looms the controlling front-runner with aggressive ride. Miss Silver Birch closes and could be in the garden spot if top selection hits the wall in the lane. Brown Mellisa is another that would be aided by pace meltdown; don't ignore.

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6 Furlongs. The AFFIRMED SUCCESS. 3&up. NY Bred. Purse: $100,000.

2Half Nelson(L)118Ortiz, Jr1-3-4Albertrani15-1

1Be Bullish(L)124Alvarado1-2-1Jacobson8-5

3Bug Juice(L)118Camacho, Jr1-5-4Cannizzo10-1

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4Weekend Hideaway(L)124Bravo2-7-7Serpe5-1


1aNight Maneuver(L)118DeCarlo1-3-8Jacobson8-5

Marriedtothemusic was a top-figured, wire-to-wire winner in last; pairs up. Bug Juice tallied improved final fraction when winning last; price will be tempting. Be Bullish owns fast numbers and is training with a purpose for first start in 74 days; more than good enough on best.


1 1/16 Mile. (Widener Turf). 3&up. Maiden Claiming $40,000. Purse: $41,000.


3Eight Cents(L)124Castro5-4-2Divitto12-1

4Captain Keon(L)124Arroyo3-7-3Ubillo5-1

5Best Play(L)124Bravo5-2-3Pletcher7-5

7Gotham Rising(L)124Solis5-3-4Morrison15-1

1Einstein Affair(L)117Luzzi7-6-9Reiff8-1

8Lightning Ron(L)124Garcia6-5-4Parker20-1

1xPerfect Stormy(L)117Studart5-6-8Reiff8-1

9Knox(L)117Franco5-x-xViolette, Jr4-1

Main Track Only

1aPerfect American(L)117No Rider7-3-xReiff8-1

6Golden Nugget(L)117Solis2-6-2Lewis7-2Best Play makes first start with maiden claiming tag and owns fast late pace numbers on best efforts. Captain Keon was an even third after wide trip in last; price will be tempting. Perfect Stormy made a forward move on the numbers in first grass start; very interesting. ON DIRT:Gotham Rising, Golden Nugget, Perfect American.


1 1/4 Mile. (Inner Turf). Allowance. 3&up. Purse: $77,000.

1Big N Perfect(L)124Ortiz, Jr4-2-1Clement9-5



5Ausable River(L)113Arroyo2-5-1Araya30-1

7Wings of Fortune(L)124Solis5-2-4Maker3-1


11Idle American(L)119Rice2-2-4Kelly6-1

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4Barrister Jim(L)120Arroyo1-1-1Rodriguez7-2

6Village Warrior(L)117No Rider1-3-1Pletcher5-2

8Pontus(L)120No Rider6-1-6Brown10-1

9Winter Games(L)124Ortiz, Jr4-4-1Englehart8-1


Big N Perfect owns fast numbers and handles marathon distances. Wings of Fortune also logs swift figures and is long-winded; dangerous. Ausable River is speedy and will offer juicy ticket. ON DIRT:Winter Games, Barrister Jim, Idle American.


1 Mile. Maiden Special Weight. 3&up. Fillies and Mares. NY Bred. Purse: $60,000.

1Pleasant Shaker(L)114Davis12-9-7Barrera, III50-1

2Suave and Smooth(L)117Alvarado2-5-6Baker10-1

3Fire Ship(L)117Ortiz, Jr3-2-6Violette, Jr3-1

4Contender's Queen(L)124DeCarlo4-4-4D'Alessandro15-1

5Traipse in Utopia(L)112Rice5-8-xHennig10-1

6Shades of Indygo(L)117Franco3-3-7Ryerson10-1

7Easy Living(L1)117Bravo2-x-xClement6-5

8Legally Bay(L)124Arroyo2-3-4Coffey4-1

Fire Ship was compromised by wide trip when a late-running third in last; more to give. Easy Living gets the meds, is training sharply and moves to dirt for Christophe Clement; high-percentage numbers in all categories. Legally Bay was a change-of-pace second in last; don't ignore.


1 Mile. Claiming $20,000. 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Purse: $40,000.

1Rock Show(L)120Lezcano3-4-4Parker20-1

2Clean Jean(L)113Worrie6-1-3Contessa8-1

3Go Olivia Go(L)120Castro4-5-2Persaud7-2


5Coast of Sangria(L)122Ortiz, Jr3-1-6Rodriguez5-2

6Darnley Bay(L)120Franco3-6-1Levine5-1


Coast of Sangria regressed in last after fast-figured win in prior; rebounds. Rodinia makes quick return and switches back to preferred footing in second start since claimed by David Jacobson; dangerous. Darnley Bay displayed improved speed in last and owns fast numbers on 'A' game.


1 1/16 Mile. 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Allowance. Purse: $77,000.

1U. S. S. O'Brien(L)118Ortiz, Jr2-1-2Brown9-5

2Aqua Regia(L)118Velasquez3-2-1Albertrani5-1

3Mlle. Minuit(L)118Garcia7-1-2Feron20-1


5Forever Loyal(L)118Bravo1-10-xClement9-2

6Holiday's Jewel(L)124Castro3-5-6Friedman12-1

7Tiz So Sweet(L1)118Alvarado1-4-xMott2-1

Wraith gets class relief after outworking 115 rivals on April 19; call based on price potential. U. S. S. O'Brien worked three times since failing at 35 cents on the dollar last out; more than good enough on best. Tiz So Sweet bested 'O'Brien' when a determined winner on Dec. 5; right in the thick of this.


7 Furlongs. (Widener Turf). 3&up. Starters Allowance. Purse: $50,000.

1Ramsey Branch(L)121Arroyo6-2-2Nichol12-1

2Smokey Brown121DeCarlo2-7-7Toscano, Jr5-1

3Lieutenant Seany O(L)116Alvarado7-2-4Jacobson7-2


7Distorted Dream(L)121Santiago1-4-3McMahon15-1

8Missile Nick(L)124Velasquez2-1-3Gonzalez15-1

9Beau Who(L)124Franco1-5-3Brown8-1

10Donttellyourmother(L)119Ortiz, Jr5-6-1Donk12-1


Main Track Only

4Old Upstart(L)119No Rider1-9-6Duggan7-2

6Santa Elf(L)121No Rider3-3-5Levine5-2

12Midnight Missile(L)124Franco3-1-7Baker4-1

Smokey Brown tallied solid final fraction when second after wide trip in last and logged lone win on Belmont sod. Distorted Dream set hot fractions when a front-running winner in last on Pim grass; very dangerous. Loveisheartandsoul is rested and owns swift late pace figures. Donttellyourmother is speedy and must be given a puncher's chance in turf debut. ON DIRT:Missile Nick, Beau Who, Donttellyourmother.

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