Steve Matthews / May 24 at Belmont

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61/2 Furlongs. Claiming $35,000-$25,000. 3&up. Purse: $50,000. Post -- 1:05 p.m.

1 Schoolyard Dreams(L) 122 Alvarado 4-3-5 Jacobson 3-1

2 Shankopotamus(L) 122 Maragh 2-7-3 Levine 6-1

3 Demon's Deputy(L) 122 Solis 5-4-1 Gyarmati 15-1

1a Laysh Laysh Laysh(L) 122 Velasquez 3-7-3 Jacobson 3-1

4 This Ones For Phil(L) 122 Ortiz, Jr 4-2-6 Rodriguez 1-1

5 Strapping Groom(L) 122 Velazquez 1-1-2 Domino 4-1

6 Blind Hope(L) 122 Lezcano 5-3-4 Servis 10-1

Laysh Laysh Laysh packs a strong late kick that should be well served in contentious opener. Shankopotamus set swift fractions when a game second in last; very playable. This Ones For Phil owns speed and fast figs but takes suspicious price plunge.

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1 Mile. (Widener Turf). Maiden Special Weight. 3&up. NY Bred. Purse: $60,000.

1 Shortcoming(L) 118 Chamafi 4-5-8 Badgett, Jr 6-1

2 Infiltrator(L) 118 Alvarado 6-12-5 Mott 3-1

3 Ballybrit(L) 118 Fragoso 3-8-9 Turner, Jr 8-1

4 Take It Easy Baba(L) 117 Tomas 10-x-x Bush 20-1

5 Jack's R Wild(L) 124 Davis 5-7-5 Davis 20-1

6 Captain Gaughen(L) 118 Lezcano 5-6-3 Ryerson 7-2

7 Seljuk(L) 124 Ortiz 7-6-8 Antonucci 6-1

8 National Buck 118 Velasquez x-x-x Weaver 10-1

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9 Awesome Heart(L) 124 Velazquez 10-8-x Iwinski 7-2

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10 Mr. G. Zee(L) 113 Coa 5-6-x Schettino 5-2

Shortcoming was an even fourth in first start since five-month layoff last time; forward move predicted. Seljuk tallied lifetime best number on yielding Belmont sod last spring; very interesting. Infiltrator adds blinkers and makes peak start of form cycle.

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6 Furlongs. Claiming $14,000. 3&up. Purse: $28,000.

1 Chasing Moonlight(L) 122 Ortiz, Jr 2-2-3 Friedman 7-2

2 Jackfrost Ofcourse(L) 122 Lezcano 9-1-6 Chatterpaul 5-1

3 Regal Strike(L) 122 Cohen 5-6-5 Jacobson 5-1

4 Sensational Slam(L) 122 Alvarado 4-8-8 Quick 6-1

5 Alston Gunter(L) 122 Saez 8-2-1 Brown 4-1

6 Overextended(L) 115 Franco 9-4-5 Schettino 10-1

7 Temecula Creek(L) 122 Velasquez 1-4-4 Jacobson 3-1

Overextended drops, returns to dirt and pulls seven pounds from the field. Temecula Creek tallied fast late pace and final numbers when a dominant winner in last; could easily take another. Chasing Moonlight exits solid placings in last two starts; right in the thick of this.

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7 Furlongs. Allowance Optional Claiming. 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Purse: $74,000.

1 Well Kept(L) 122 Solis 4-2-4 Gyarmati 7-2

2 Delightful Quality(L) 122 Castellano 2-3-2 Albertrani 2-1

3 Flash Forward(L) 116 Ortiz, Jr 8-1-4 Schettino 4-1

4 Sure Route(L) 122 Alvarado 2-7-3 Jacobson 3-1

5 Geisha Gal(L) 122 Velazquez 1-6-3 Mott 5-1

6 Sentimental Lass(L) 122 Saez 5-4-7 Bond 15-1

Sentimental Lass notched all three career wins at Belmont Park and is firing bullets for first start in 84 days. Sure Route makes first start since claimed by DAS/Jacobson; worth long look. Delightful Quality has logged fast figures in all six starts; could easily take this.

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7 Furlongs. (Widener Turf). Starter Optional Claiming $50,000. 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Purse; $55,000.

1 Malibu Holiday(L) 122 Velasquez 2-2-4 Heffner 6-1

2 Swakopmund(L) 117 Rodriguez 6-1-3 Hushion 12-1

3 Lawless Miss(L) 122 Saez 4-6-3 Goldberg 4-1

4 Correspondent(L) 122 Espinoza 5-3-10 Antonucci 15-1

5 Resoundingly(L) 122 Rosario 8-8-1 Hess, Jr 5-1

6 Holiday's Jewel(L) 122 Maragh 7-4-9 Martin 15-1

7 First Whippoorwill(L) 122 Velazquez 5-6-2 Motion 8-1

8 Opalite(L) 122 Ortiz, Jr 5-6-1 Donk 20-1

9 Stella Girl(L) 122 Castellano 1-4-1 Domino 5-2

10 Strategic Missile(L) 122 Ortiz 4-4-5 Feron 8-1

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11 Greed and Fear(L) 122 No Rider 5-6-5 Rodriguez 7-2

12 House On Toilsome(L) 122 Alvarado 2-3-3 Reynolds 4-1

Resoundingly compiled an eye-catching work tab that culminated with 5-furlong bullet last week; rates close call. Holiday's Jewel is another that's training sharply for first start since December; price will be tempting. Malibu Holiday is fresh and packs a strong stretch kick on 'A' game.

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1 1/16 Mile. (Inner Turf). Maiden Claiming $65,000. 3yo. Purse: $49,000.

2 The Culchie(L) 120 Espinoza 8-8-7 Antonucci 50-1

3 Captain Easy(L) 120 Ortiz, Jr 4-7-10 Albertrani 20-1

4 Gridiron Great(L) 120 Saez 2-4-7 Tagg 5-1

5 Rapid Burn 120 Velasquez 2-3-7 Weaver 5-2

1 Ella's Kitten(L) 120 Alvarado 5-11-5 Brown 4-1

6 Horse Latitudes(L) 120 Solis 3-3-5 Hertler 12-1

7 Overwhelming(L) 120 Castellano 10-2-4 McGaughey III 3-1

8 Two More Jacs(L) 120 Maragh 4-9-x Hills 15-1

9 So Outspoken(L) 120 Velazquez 9-x-x Pletcher 8-1

10 Streets of Fire(L) 120 Cohen 2-3-5 Persaud 20-1

Also Eligible

1a Runs Like a Kitten(L1) 120 Lezcano x-x-x Brown 4-1

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11 Foggy Road(L) 120 No Rider 5-4-5 Rodriguez 4-1

12 Pass the Tap(L) 120 No Rider 7-3-2 Kenneally 3-1

Rapid Burn notched swift final fraction when second to a repeat winner in December and logged string of sharp works for return. Two More Jacs owns sprinter's speed and could capitalize on unchallenged lead. Captain Easy is from a dam that's produced four turf winners; very interesting.

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6 Furlongs. Maiden Claiming $45,000-$35,000. 3&up. Purse: $42,000.

1 Concorde's Peace(L) 109 Franco 4-2-4 Ryerson 5-1

2 Mighty Ian(L) 118 Cohen 6-x-x Dilger 5-1

3 Jumpinofftheedge(L1) 118 Saez x-x-x Serpe 12-1

4 Alysaro(L) 118 Alvarado 2-3-x Kimmel 2-1

5 Tony D(L1) 118 Castellano x-x-x Brown 3-1

6 Brass Set(L) 118 Ortiz, Jr 5-x-x Kenneally 8-1

7 Opposing Parties(L) 118 Velazquez 4-x-x Orseno 5-1

Alysaro was a pole clear for second when bested by a talented rival in November and recent works hint at readiness. Tony D compiled an eye-catching work tab for debut for Chad Brown; follow the money. Jumpinofftheedge is another newcomer that's training sharply; charting a must.

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1 1/16 Mile. (Inner Turf). Starter Optional Claiming $16,000. 3&up. Purse: $50,000.

1 The Best Glacier(L) 122 Velasquez 2-4-1 Rodriguez 6-1

2 Tom Kitten(L) 122 Castellano 2-2-2 Vitali 3-1

3 Money in Motion(L) 122 Ortiz, Jr 5-5-5 Serpe 20-1

4 Exclusive Strike(L) 122 Lezcano 1-2-5 Servis 2-1

5 Power Blast(L) 122 Ortiz 1-4-1 Trombetta 8-1

6 Tawaared(L) 122 Velazquez 5-1-7 Barbara 12-1

7 Myhorseofcourse(L) 122 Maragh 4-6-3 Hess, Jr 15-1

8 Folk Singer(L) 122 Espinoza 4-1-2 Chatterpaul 12-1

9 Cantonic(L) 122 Rosario 7-3-4 Maker 5-1

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10 I Love It(L) 122 No Rider 8-1-6 Cannizzo 20-1

11 Itsagoodtendollars(L) 122 Cohen 2-1-3 DiPrima 3-1

12 Point Taken(L) 122 Alvarado 1-1-2 Jacobson 5-2

13 Donato(L) 122 Rosario 7-2-1 Levine 5-1

14 Sacred Ground(L) 122 Ortiz, Jr 7-1-2 Levine 8-1

15 Drink With Pride(L) 122 Saez 1-3-4 Gargan 6-1

Power Blast was a visually impressive winner in last and rates close call to pair up scores based on price potential. Tom Kitten tallied rapid late pace figure when defeating a next-out winner en route to strong second in last at Crc; dangerous. Exclusive Strike logged swift final figure when winning last on Big A sod; could easily take another.

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7 Furlongs. Maiden Claiming $35,000. 3&up. NY Bred. Purse: $40,000.

1 Sunnyinseabrook(L) 118 Chamafi 8-11-3 Gyarmati 20-1

2 Sneaky Freud(L) 118 Velazquez 5-2-5 Pletcher 2-1

3 Thingamajigger(L) 118 Ortiz, Jr 5-6-7 Jerkens 8-1

4 Private Irving A(L) 124 Castellano 12-3-5 Antonucci 3-1

5 Ten Ed(L) 118 Saez 6-10-8 Hennig 12-1

6 Closingtothewire(L) 124 Lezcano 8-8-8 Lotruglio 30-1

7 Shock Me Kaz(L) 118 Velasquez 3-2-x Kazamias 4-1

8 Sunrise Lover(L) 111 Franco 4-6-2 Jones 15-1

9 Bustin Chops(L) 118 Maragh 7-x-x Levine 6-1

Thingamajigger gets rider upgrade and added ground after logging improved final fraction in last; continued improvement predicted. Private Irving A returns to dirt and gets class relief; very interesting. Sneaky Freud also goes turf to dirt and returns to maiden claiming ranks; big-time player. Shock Me Kaz has delivered solid efforts in both starts; right in the thick of this.

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