Steve Matthews / April 27 at Belmont

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7 Furlongs. Allowance Optional Claiming. 3&up. Purse: $72,000. Post -- 12:50 p.m.


3Takes the Gold(L)122Ortiz4-1-3Nevin8-1

4He's So Chic(L)122Saez1-4-2Ness6-1


5B Shanny(L)122Luzzi2-1-7Hushion3-1


6Fight for V L T's(L)122Lezcano6-6-7Metivier50-1

7Ez Effort(L)122Ortiz, Jr4-1-2Pletcher7-2

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8Demon's Deputy(L)122Castro4-1-1Gyarmati20-1



He's So Chic overcame slow fractions to win last and owns fast back numbers; close call in ultra-contentious opener. B Shanny owns speed and fast figs; logical, short-priced player. Shock'emagain is fleet-footed and makes first start since claimed by Rudy Rodriguez; big-time contender. Ez Effort is training sharply for first start in 352 days; must consider.



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6 Furlongs. Starter Optional Claiming $35,000. 3yo. Purse: $55,000.

1Bedouin Now(L)120Castellano1-3-2Ness15-1


3Road Agent(L)120Velasquez1-7-5Jacobson8-5


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6Warrior James(L)120Alvarado3-1-1Canani12-1

7Run Run Forrest(L)118Maragh2-6-6Aquilino20-1


9Lucci the Lion(L)118Saez2-1-4Rodriguez3-1

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Road Agent makes first start for DAS/Jacobson tandem after visually and numerically impressive win in last; more to come. Nevada is fresh and packs potent late kick on 'A' game; price will be tempting. Lucci the Lion drops and owns speed and fast numbers; be no surprise.


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

1Mr. G. Zee(L)113Coa6-x-xSchettino15-1

2Thnxtomyuncle118Ortiz, Jr2-2-3Sciacca6-1

3One Red Cat(L)118Maragh2-x-xEnglehart12-1

4Jade Run(L)124Castellano3-x-xDomino7-2

5Fiona's Hero(L)118Cohen3-4-xSchettino5-1

6Volatile Markets(L)118Ortiz4-2-xViolette, Jr6-1

7Seventy Six(L)118Alvarado2-2-2DeMola3-1

8You You(L)118Luzzi4-x-xBrown20-1

9Ultimate Empire(L)118Saez7-3-2Albertrani5-1

You You gets added ground after late-running fourth in debut; forward move predicted. Fiona's Hero earned improved pace and final figs when a clear-cut third in last; dangerous. Seventy Six has finished second in last three starts; obvious contender.


1 Mile. (Turf). The TWEEDSIDE. 3yo. Fillies. Purse: $90,000.

1Pink Trillium(L)118Castellano1-x-xBrown4-1

2Girl of The Rain(L1)122Maragh1-1-3Motion7-2

3Exchange Cat(L)118Velasquez1-1-6Rice12-1

4Bella Castani(L)118Lezcano1-11-xClement5-2

5Riverboat Queen(L)118Ortiz, Jr1-2-xPletcher3-1


Main Track Only

7Flash Forward(L)118No Rider8-1-4Schettino2-1

8Majestic Marquet(L)118Velasquez1-4-1Rodriguez3-1

Bella Castani was a convincing winner the first time she set foot on turf; more to give. Riverboat Queen was a hand-ridden winner in last; very dangerous. Alydorable tallied swift number when winning lone grass start; big-time threat.


1 Mile. Allowance Optional Claiming. 3&up. NY Bred. Purse: $62,000.

1Copper Forest(L)122Saez1-5-4Baker9-2

2Lemansky(L)122Ortiz, Jr3-4-7Englehart20-1

3Iron Lou(L)122Castellano3-1-2Ness7-2

4Wise Guide(L)118Ortiz7-1-4Kimmel15-1

5Junior Officer(L)115Franco5-3-3Rodriguez5-1

6Quiet Miracle(L)116Lezcano1-3-9Granville50-1

7Mr Cowboy(L)122Lezcano4-2-7Bond8-1


9Jet Set Cat(L)117Coa5-5-8Sciacca30-1

10Artie Luvsto Party(L)122Velasquez2-3-9Jacobson6-1

11Dehere of the Cat(L)122Maragh2-6-3Trombetta3-1

12Greeley's Law(L)122Luzzi1-4-6DiSanto30-1

Artie Luvsto Party is riding a forward line on the numbers and logged most recent win this surface and distance last spring. Iron Lou owns sprinter's speed and could play out as the dominant front-runner. Copper Forest has been on the bench since June but is training with a purpose for return; worth long look at long price.


6 Furlongs. Maiden Special Weight. 3&up. Purse: $70,000.

1Deadicated Deal(L1)124Ortiz, Jrx-x-xSerpe15-1

2Mongol Boss(L)118Lezcano2-x-xMaker4-1

3Perfect Danger(L)118Luzzi4-8-xLotruglio20-1


5Able Baker Charlie(L)111Tomas5-2-2Hertler12-1

6Mr Anonymity(L1)118Saezx-x-xImperio15-1

7Foggy Road(L)118Ortiz4-5-xRodriguez10-1


9Distorted Dream(L)124Maragh2-7-7Mareina7-5

Distorted Dream owns fast figs and is firing bullets for first start since October. Perfect Danger is speedy and will offer generous price; nice combination. Oldwick is working strongly for debut for Pletcher; need more?


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

1I Grieve for U(L1)118Velasquezx-x-xGalluscio12-1

2Papa Freud(L)117Franco2-3-4Toscano, Jr5-1

3Knock Quietly(L)124Espinoza4-2-2Schwartz7-2



6Gentle Jim(L)118Saez11-6-xLakeman20-1

7Charity Reins(L)118Ortiz, Jr5-9-2Cooney8-1

8Funky Cat(L)118Luzzi11-5-8O'Brien30-1

9Jack's R Wild(L)124Davis7-5-5Davis20-1


11Ask About Me(L)118Chamafi8-6-2Gullo15-1

12Take It Easy Baba(L)124Solis10-x-xBush15-1

Also Eligible

13Midnight Monarch(L)118Ortiz6-x-xGalluscio15-1

Katmanstu moves to turf, switches to seven-pound bug and logged three tight works since last start; primed for wakeup at fat ticket in weak field. Charity Reins adds blinkers after even fifth in first start since five-month absence; improvement expected. Knock Quietly is 0-for-31 but owns fast numbers on best efforts; must consider.


6 Furlongs. (Inner Turf). Claiming $20,000. 3&up. Purse: $33,000.

1Power Blast(L)122Maragh4-1-4Trombetta10-1


3All for the Trip(L)122Solis9-3-7Brown20-1

4East Indies(L)117Coa5-9-9Signore, Jr20-1


6Siete Machos122Cohen5-7-5Levine20-1


8Black Rhino(L)122Ortiz10-9-6Heffner20-1


10Alcomatch(L)122Ortiz, Jr4-5-4Barbara6-1

11Linear Motion(L)117Franco6-7-9Aquilino50-1

12Becky's Kitten(L)122Lezcano5-1-4Servis4-1

Also Eligible

13Sensational Slam(L)122Alvarado8-1-2Quick10-1

14Top Yank(L)117Franco9-6-8Pringle30-1

Main Track Only

15Regal Strike(L)122Velasquez5-1-2Jacobson7-2

16Buckeye Heart(L)117Coa5-4-3Signore, Jr5-1

Power Blast endured tough trip in last at Pimlico and is a two-time winner on Belmont turf. Longhunter is speedy and makes first start since claimed by Mike Maker; very playable. All for the Trip is 2-for-2 on Belmont sod; worth long look.


1 Mile. The WESTCHESTER (Grade III). 3&up. Purse: $150,000.

1Mordi's Miracle(L)117DeCarlo2-2-1Pletcher10-1

2Cross Traffic(L)117Castellano1-1-xPletcher5-2

3Flat Out(L)119Alvarado5-4-3Mott7-2

4Winslow Homer(L)117Maragh4-5-2Brown10-1

5Rattlesnake Bridge(L)117Lezcano1-9-3McLaughlin5-1

6Norman Asbjornson(L)119Rose1-2-9Mancilla15-1

7Big Screen(L)117Ortiz, Jr1-2-1Albertrani3-1

8Pants On Fire(L)119Lopez3-1-3Breen10-1

Norman Asbjornson tallied sizzling final fraction when a last-to-first winner in last at Lrl; rates call based on price potential. Mordi's Miracle logged swift internal numbers when an ultra-game second in Excelsior; big-time player. Flat Out is 3-for-3 at Belmont; recaptures old form? Rattlesnake Bridge was a fast-figured winner in last at GP; intriguing Westchester renewal.


6 Furlongs. (Inner Turf). Maiden Claiming $25,000. 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Purse: $32,000.

1Acrobatic Tactic(L)118Velasquez10-4-9Englehart15-1


3Go the Distance(L)118Castellano7-5-5Martin2-1

4Chow Fun(L1)113Coax-x-xLevine12-1

5My Uptown Gal(L)124Ortiz, Jr2-7-5Feron10-1

6Blonde Blitzen(L)124Falk2-5-5Falk30-1

7Southside Sis(L)118Chamafi3-4-2Contessa6-1


9See See See(L)118Castro7-3-6Aquilino20-1


11Mea Maxima Culpa(L)118Alvarado4-4-6Persaud20-1

Quintile gets class relief, adds blinkers and pulls weight from field; throw deep in weak nightcap. Go the Distance also drops and should pack intensified late kick with cutback to 6 furlongs. Southside Sis owns a running style that should benefit from move to grass. Yankeeindixieland is from a dam that's produced a grass winner.

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