Steve Matthews / August 30 at SARATOGA

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11/16 Miles. (Mellon Turf). 2yo. Maiden Special Weight. Purse: $83,000. Post -- 1 p.m.

1 Congrats to Ken 119 Rocco, Jr x-x-x Weaver 6-1

2 Andalusite(L1) 119 Franco x-x-x Donk 12-1

3 Firespike(L) 119 Castellano 3-2-x Maker 5-2

4 Quimet(L1) 119 Arroyo x-x-x Zito 20-1

5 Sierra Delta(L1) 119 Saez x-x-x Lukas 15-1

6 Vespers At Eight(L1) 119 Ortiz x-x-x Contessa 12-1

7 Epsilon 119 Maragh x-x-x McLaughlin 5-1

8 Tapkee(L1) 119 Velazquez x-x-x Pletcher 7-2

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9 Mr Moneypants(L) 119 Prado 6-x-x Catalano 12-1

10 Gustnado 119 Rosario x-x-x Mott 10-1

Also Eligible

11 Lucky Leroy Brown(L) 114 Rice 4-x-x Rice 7-2

12 Royal Squeeze(L) 119 Ortiz, Jr 4-x-x Brown 3-1

13 King of New York 119 Prado 2-x-x McPeek 4-1

Royal Squeeze logged swift final fraction when a tough-trip fourth in debut. King of New York bested top selection by more than three lengths when willing second first out; very dangerous. Firespike has delivered strong efforts in both starts.

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7 Furlongs. 2yo. Maiden Special Weight. Purse: $83,000.

1 Da Jenius(L) 119 Napravnik 3-x-x Guillot 4-1

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2 Escalate(L1) 119 Bridgmohan x-x-x Asmussen 10-1

3 Easy Comparison 119 Ortiz 5-x-x Motion 15-1

4 Two Weeks Off(L) 119 Velazquez 2-x-x Pletcher 5-2

5 Frammento(L1) 119 Lezcano x-x-x Zito 12-1

6 Gold Shield 119 Rosario x-x-x McGaughey III 5-1

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7 Great Rezults 119 Leparoux x-x-x Wilkes 20-1

8 Evolution(L) 119 Saez 3-3-x Mareina 3-1

9 A Lot 119 Alvarado x-x-x Mott 10-1

Evolution notched two works since faltering after big move to lead last time; tighter today. Easy Comparison moves to dirt for Graham Motion (24 percent); big-time player. Gold Shield is training with a purpose for debut; stay tuned to the tote.

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1 Mile. (Inner Turf). 3&up. Allowance Optional Claiming. Purse: $93,000.

1 Readthebyline(L) 120 Castellano 3-6-1 Brown 5-1

2 Victor Laszlo(L) 122 Ortiz 1-1-3 Duggan 20-1

3 Set the Sail(L) 120 Bridgmohan 5-6-4 LoPresti 6-1

5 Mshawish(L) 122 Ortiz, Jr 6-8-4 Pletcher 2-1

6 Marine Patrol(L) 124 Albarado 6-1-4 Romans 7-2

1a Compliance Officer(L) 120 Castellano 6-4-1 Brown 5-1

7 Dangerous Lad(L) 122 Lezcano 1-2-11 O'Connell 12-1

9 Sinatra(L) 124 Franco 4-5-1 Mott 4-1

11 Morpheus(L) 120 Rosario 5-5-9 Mott 15-1

Main Track Only

4 Salutos Amigos(L) 120 Ortiz, Jr 3-3-1 Jacobson 2-1

8 Honorable Dillon(L) 120 Lezcano 6-4-4 Englehart 12-1

10 River Rocks(L) 120 Rosario 1-1-2 Terranova 9-5

12 St Moose(L) 122 No Rider 3-3-1 Kenneally 5-1

Marine Patrol fired crisp half-mile drill since even sixth in last; improvement predicted. Set the Sail is fresh, training sharply and owns fast figures. Compliance Officer returns to claiming ranks and is more than good enough on 'A' game.

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7 Furlongs. 2yo. Maiden Special Weight. Purse: $83,000.

1 River Date(L1) 119 Napravnik x-x-x Cannizzo 15-1

2 Hillbilly Style(L) 119 Franco 4-x-x Lukas 12-1

3 Kick Off 119 Ortiz x-x-x McLaughlin 6-1

4 King Rontos(L) 119 Castellano 5-3-x Rodriguez 8-1

5 El Kabeir(L1) 119 Ortiz, Jr 3-x-x Terranova 5-2

6 Enjoy the Show(L) 119 Maragh 6-x-x Toner 10-1

7 Royal Son(L) 119 Velazquez 2-x-x Pletcher 9-5

8 King Thief(L) 119 Saez 3-x-x Zito 20-1

9 Birdie Barrage(L) 119 Velasquez 3-x-x Reid, Jr 12-1

King Rontos logged three tight works since displaying improved speed in last. El Kabeir gets the meds after even third in debut; dangerous. Royal Son was a clear-cut second when favored in debut.

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11/16 Miles. (Inner Turf). 3&up. THE BERNARD BARUCH. (Grade II). Purse: $250,000.

2 Optimizer(L) 116 Garcia 12-9-12 Fernandez 30-1

1 Bio Pro(L) 117 Lezcano 2-3-1 Mott 5-1

3 North Star Boy(L) 114 Ortiz, Jr 1-3-3 Saville 20-1

1a Boisterous(L) 119 Castellano 4-7-3 Pletcher 5-1

4 Wise Dan(L) 127 Velazquez 1-1-1 LoPresti 3-5

6 Paris Vegas(L) 114 Saez 6-3-6 Voss 12-1

8 Five Iron(L) 119 Rosario 6-5-1 Lynch 8-1

9 Sayaad(L) 117 Ortiz 5-1-1 McLaughlin 6-1

10 Sky Blazer(L) 116 Maragh 3-5-6 Tagg 15-1

Main Track Only

5 Lea(L) 126 Rosario 1-1-5 Mott 4-5

7 Red Rifle(L) 124 No Rider 2-2-4 Pletcher 3-1

Boisterous packs a potent late kick on best efforts; rates close call. Wise Dan needs no introduction; paltry price is the problem. North Star Boy tallied fast late pace figure when a determined winner in last; price will be tempting. Sayaad's speed must be respected.

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7 Furlongs. 3&up. Starters Allowance. Purse: $58,000.

1 Joan's Choice(L) 121 Rosario 1-7-3 Jacobson 7-2

2 Tony B(L) 117 Lezcano 2-1-6 Zito 12-1

3 In the Beat(L) 114 Worrie 6-3-11 DeMola 50-1

4 Regulus(L) 121 Saez 4-2-1 Contessa 4-1

5 Jade Master(L) 124 Rohena 1-1-4 Lopez 15-1

6 Real Estate Rich(L) 121 Velasquez 2-4-4 Quick 12-1

7 Doc Almon(L) 121 Castellano 3-2-4 Brown 15-1

8 Twin Engine(L) 121 Leparoux 3-3-3 Wilkes 20-1

9 Duke of the City(L) 121 Lopez 1-1-7 Breen 5-1

10 Prosecution(L) 124 Bridgmohan 2-1-1 Cox 9-2

11 Non Stop(L) 121 Lezcano 6-1-4 Cannizzo 8-1

1a M J Plus(L) 121 Ortiz, Jr 3-6-2 Jacobson 7-2

12 Pretension(L) 121 Franco 1-5-6 Sciacca 20-1

Joan's Choice notched solid final fraction when winning last; pairs up. Non Stop will be aided by return to dirt; very playable. Regulus owns fast figs and makes peak start of form cycle.

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1 Mile. (Inner Turf). 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Maiden Special Weight. Purse: $83,000.

1 Upstaged(L) 118 DeCarlo 9-x-x McLaughlin 20-1

2 Angel Choir(L) 118 Ortiz 3-2-5 Duggan 4-1

3 Hope Cross(L) 118 Castellano 2-2-2 Brown 5-2

4 Colorful(L) 118 Rosario 7-x-x Mott 5-1

5 Love and Marriage(L1) 118 Ortiz, Jr x-x-x Brown 6-1

6 Giant's Jewel(L) 124 Rocco, Jr 5-2-6 Bush 20-1

7 Passing Shower(L) 118 Maragh 7-3-7 Shirreffs 20-1

8 Skidmore(L) 118 Velazquez 7-3-x Matz 12-1

9 Shift Colors(L1) 118 Lezcano 3-2-5 LoPresti 8-1

10 On Cloud Nine(L) 119 Rice 6-x-x Jerkens 15-1

11 Security Check 118 Davis 7-x-x Fout 30-1

12 Place Card(L) 118 Leparoux 5-3-6 Motion 12-1

Also Eligible

13 Truly Mizzed(L) 118 Franco 4-4-3 Donk 12-1

14 Engaginglee(L) 118 Albarado 2-2-3 Romans 5-1

15 Coronette 118 Saez 5-5-2 Matz 15-1

16 See Ya Signe(L) 118 Franco 10-6-7 Guillot 30-1

Colorful compiled three tight works since better-than-it-looks seventh in debut. Coronette needed last and logged swift final fraction two starts back. Hope Cross has finished second in all three starts; continues trend? Angel Choir was second at fat odds in last two; must factor into mix.

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6 Furlongs. 3yo. Fillies. THE PRIORESS. (Grade II). Purse: $300,000.

1 Thirteen Arrows(L) 116 Napravnik 1-1-4 Jones 8-1

2 Stonetastic(L) 116 Lopez 1-3-3 Breen 6-1

3 Southern Honey(L) 120 Leparoux 9-1-1 Arnold, II 10-1

4 Who's in Town 116 Cintron 2-1-3 Matz 20-1

5 Sweet Whiskey(L) 120 Velazquez 5-2-2 Pletcher 2-1

6 Miss Behaviour(L) 122 Castellano 2-2-1 Schoenthal 5-2

7 Tea Time(L1) 118 Saez 7-1-1 Matz 12-1

8 Princess Violet(L) 116 Ortiz 2-1-1 Hushion 5-1

Miss Behaviour was a willing second in Test and should pack amplified kick with cutback to 6 furlongs. Princess Violet is rested and owns speed and fast numbers. Thirteen Arrows is riding a two-race winning streak; don't ignore.

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51/2 Furlongs. (Mellon Turf). 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Allowance. Purse: $85,000.

1 Orient Harbor(L) 120 Rosario 3-1-2 McGaughey III 7-2

2 Zamquick(L) 124 Napravnik 6-1-2 Kenneally 12-1

3 Gratitude(L) 120 Ortiz, Jr 5-1-5 McLaughlin 8-1

4 Painted Poney(L) 121 Franco 3-8-3 Rodriguez 30-1

5 Atlantic's Smile(L) 124 Velazquez 5-1-11 Baker 8-1

6 Runway Ready(L) 121 Leparoux 6-7-10 Contessa 20-1

7 Scatcapade(L) 120 Maragh 2-4-2 Clement 5-1

8 Ballerina Belle(L) 121 Ortiz 2-3-2 Rice 3-1

9 Silver Union(L) 117 Castellano 1-1-3 Maker 10-1

10 Privately Speaking(L) 117 Saez 8-1-x Rice 30-1

11 Hot Squeeze(L) 120 Velasquez 1-1-5 Weaver 8-1

12 Paddle Board(L) 120 Lopez 4-2-1 Goldberg 15-1

Also Eligible

13 Insolvent(L) 121 Mejias 3-7-8 Toscano, Jr 30-1

Main Track Only

14 What the Frost(L) 121 Ortiz, Jr 5-4-5 Contessa 8-1

Runway Ready lost all chance at the start last time and logged crisp half-mile work in the interim. Orient Harbor notched improved final fraction when a late-running third in last. Atlantic's Smile is fleet-footed and owns a win on Spa sod. Ballerina Belle consistently delivers strong efforts.

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7 Furlongs. 3&up. THE FOREGO. Purse: $500,000.

1 Capo Bastone(L) 124 Velazquez 5-2-11 Pletcher 15-1

2 Big Business(L) 124 Alvarado 2-2-1 Jacobson 15-1

3 Vyjack(L) 124 Ortiz, Jr 4-11-9 Rodriguez 15-1

4 Zee Bros(L) 124 Rosario 2-6-11 Benzel 20-1

5 Sensational Slam(L) 124 Ortiz 4-1-2 Quick 30-1

6 Palace(L) 124 Velasquez 1-2-1 Rice 3-1

7 Falling Sky(L) 124 Prado 3-1-10 Weaver 6-1

8 Clearly Now(L) 124 Lezcano 1-5-3 Lynch 7-5

9 Weekend Hideaway(L) 124 Castellano 1-1-3 Serpe 10-1

10 Confrontation(L) 124 Maragh 1-1-2 Tagg 10-1

Clearly Now is training sharply for first start since solid score in Belmont Sprint. Zee Bros is fleet-footed and owns fast back numbers. Palace was a determined winner in A G Vanderbilt; very dangerous.

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11/8 Miles. 3&up. THE WOODWARD. (Grade I). Purse: $600,000.

2 Itsmyluckyday(L) 120 Lopez 2-1-1 Plesa, Jr 5-2

1 Long River(L) 120 Ortiz, Jr 5-7-5 McLaughlin 8-1

3 Micromanage(L) 120 Maragh 1-7-2 Pletcher 8-1

4 Moreno(L) 122 Alvarado 1-2-12 Guillot 2-1

5 Prayer for Relief(L) 118 Velazquez 4-3-8 Romans 12-1

1a Romansh(L) 120 Ortiz 7-5-3 Albertrani 8-1

6 Zivo(L) 120 Lezcano 1-1-1 Brown 5-1

7 Norumbega(L) 120 Castellano 8-1-8 McGaughey III 10-1

8 Last Gunfighter(L) 120 Bravo 5-9-1 Brown 15-1

9 Stephanoatsee(L) 118 Rosario 2-4-5 Zito 30-1

Norumbega is 2-for-2 on Spa soil and is firing bullets for return. Micromanage also is 2-for-2 at Saratoga and exits dominant win in last. It'smyluckyday was pace compromised when second in Whitney last time. Last Gunfighter packs a potent late kick on 'A' game.

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13/16 Miles. (Mellon Turf). 3&up. Allowance. Purse: $85,000.

1 Jonrah(L) 120 Franco 6-3-1 Contessa 10-1

2 Street Gent(L) 115 Maragh 5-5-4 Gyarmati 20-1

3 Mack Miller(L) 115 Leparoux 1-3-1 Contessa 20-1

4 Lure of the South(L) 120 Alvarado 7-3-5 Brown 20-1

5 Countryman(L) 120 Davis 5-5-2 Saville 30-1

6 Protection(L) 120 Ortiz 5-4-2 Sheppard 15-1

7 Belisarius(L1) 119 Rosario 2-1-4 Mott 3-1

8 Iron Power(L) 124 Ortiz, Jr 2-2-6 Hushion 7-2

9 Golden Soul(L) 120 Napravnik 8-3-6 Stewart 8-1

10 Alarmed Ndangerous(L) 120 Saez 6-4-8 Rice 12-1

11 Make a Decision(L) 120 Velasquez 5-2-5 Rice 6-1

12 Special Agent(L) 119 Castellano 4-2-1 McGaughey III 5-1

Main Track Only

13 Grand Strand(L) 115 No Rider 1-2-2 Rodriguez 6-1

14 Matuszak(L) 115 No Rider 7-10-2 Mott 5-2

15 Classic Sense(L) 115 Castellano 1-5-2 Brown 4-1

16 Sir Leslie(L) 124 Lezcano 1-4-2 Serpe 7-2

Protection was pace and position compromised last out; 5-furlong bullet on Aug. 15 seals the deal. Alarmed Ndangerous logged two of three lifetime wins on Spa sod; very playable. Iron Power finished second in last two starts; serious contender. Street Gent makes peak start of form cycle; worth long look at long price.

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