Steve Matthews Belmont selections

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21/4 Miles (hurdle). WILLIAM ENTENMANN NOVICE STAKES. 4&Up. Purse: $50,000. Post -- 1 p.m.

1 One Giant Step(L) 153 Hodsdon 5-1-1 Sheppard 12-1

1a Italian Wedding(L) 153 Hodsdon 4-4-4 Sheppard 12-1

2 All Together(L) 153 Aizpuru 2-2-1 Fisher 3-1

3 Demonstrative(L) 144 Walsh 3-1-2 Valentine 4-1

4 Call You in Ten(L) 153 Murphy 5-4-3 Fout 20-1

5 Complete Zen(L) 156 Boucher 1-2-1 Boucher 7-2

6 Good Request(L) 153 Young 3-1-1 Voss 10-1

7 Slaney Rock(L) 150 Dalton 5-3-1 Aro 20-1

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8 Ballet Boy(L) 153 Crowley 1-2-4 Voss 6-1

9 Lake Placid(L) 153 Roberts 1-4-1 Hendriks 5-1

Ballet Boy won last and makes third start since 11-month layoff; happy hurdling. Lake Placid is the main speed. Good Request is more than good enough on best.

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6 Furlongs. 3&Up. Fillies and Mares. Maiden Special Weight. Purse: $50,000.

1 American Angel(L1) 119 Castellano x-x-x Jerkens 5-1

2 Skiddles n' Bob(L) 119 Solis 3-x-x Hough 7-2

3 Itsmyhonor(L1) 119 Dominguez x-x-x Hushion 4-1

4 Joonbi(L) 119 Maragh 2-x-x Benzel 5-2

5 Grand Miz Blue(L1) 119 Castro x-x-x Weaver 8-1

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6 Counterparty(L1) 119 Velazquez x-x-x Pletcher 3-1

Itsmyhonor compiled sharp work tab and Dominguez/Hushion tandem clicks at nearly than 60 percent; best guess. Skiddles N' Bob is fresh and makes first start for Stanley Hough. Counterparty fetched $575k as a yearling; could be the goods.

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6 Furlongs. 3&Up. NY-Bred. Fillies and Mares. Maiden Claiming $16,000. Purse: $18,000.

1 Imagine Tomorrow(L) 123 Studart 6-7-3 Corrao 15-1

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2 McKenzie River(L) 114 Rodriguez 5-6-7 Hertler 5-1

3 Kiki's Suprise(L) 118 Ortiz, Jr 6-5-x Johnson 20-1

4 Money Magnet(L) 119 Dominguez 2-4-4 Martin, Sr. 2-1

5 Sugar Beach(L) 119 Lezcano 7-8-6 Ubillo 8-1

6 Karakorum Ruffstuf(L1) 119 Luzzi 6-x-x Odintz 12-1

7 Pam's Lucky Lady(L) 119 Velazquez 3-4-3 Levine 8-5

8 Miss Fancy Shoes(L1) 119 Husbands 7-9-x Scott 50-1

9 Prayforspring(L) 123 Espinoza 9-10-8 Stoklosa 15-1

Money Magnet closes and may have finally found right field. Pam's Lucky Lady is the one that must be caught. McKenzie River drops and should be tighter in second start since four-month layoff.

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6 Furlongs. 2yo. FUTURITY STAKES. Purse: $150,000.

1 Large Kaufy(L) 118 Sanchez 1-x-x Ward 7-2

2 Team Six(L) 118 Velazquez 1-x-x Shuman 6-1

3 Threeanddonedan(L) 118 Dominguez 4-1-x Salzman, Jr 5-1

4 Jack's in the Deck(L) 116 Bravo 2-x-x Graham 10-1

5 Tarpy's Goal(L) 118 Castellano 1-x-x Romans 2-1

6 Getupwiththesun(L) 118 Maragh 1-2-x Leaf, Jr 3-1

Large Kaufy projects as the dominant speed on the fence. Team Six was a visually impressive winner in debut. Threeanddonedan should improve with switch from Polytrack to dirt.

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11/16 Mile. (Inner Turf). 3&Up. Fillies and Mares. Claiming $20,000. Purse: $24,000.

1 Simple Western(L) 121 Chavez 9-6-7 Quick 30-1

2 Grandma(L) 119 Solis 6-1-9 Lerman 10-1

3 Katy's Office Girl(L) 121 Dominguez 2-4-3 Rice 5-2

4 Marie's Babe(L) 116 Ortiz, Jr 3-2-3 Badgett, Jr 9-2

5 My Nan Nell(L) 121 Cohen 3-8-3 Jacobson 7-2

6 Victory for V L Ts(L) 117 Velazquez 5-1-3 Rice 8-1

7 Far Isle(L) 123 Castellano 1-5-7 Contessa 3-1

8 One Spring Storm(L) 121 Pezua 6-1-4 Sedlacek 30-1

Also Eligible

9 Necessary Luxury(L) 112 Ortiz, Jr 1-4-11 Jerkens 6-1

My Nan Nell was pace and position compromised in last. Katy's Office Girl packs a potent late punch. Marie's Babe makes peak start of form cycle.

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11/16 Mile. (Turf) . 3&Up. Fillies and Mares. Allowance Optional Claiming. Purse: $55,000.

1 La Reine Lionne(L) 121 Castellano 3-1-1 Brown 2-1

1a Proud Lisa(L) 121 Bravo 4-6-4 Dutrow, Jr 2-1

2 Protesting(L) 121 Velazquez 5-1-4 McGaughey III 6-1

3 Musical Rain(L) 121 Maragh 5-3-5 Romans 7-2

4 Emerald Beech(L) 121 Solis 1-2-5 Sheppard 12-1

5 Frivolous Buck(L) 123 Castro 5-1-1 Weaver 5-1

6 Paraiba(L) 121 Dominguez 2-2-5 Donk 5-1

7 Crescenda(L) 121 Cohen 7-4-7 McLaughlin 12-1

8 Sister Resistor(L) 121 Luzzi 3-3-4 Dutrow, Jr 15-1

Also Eligible

9 Full of Gut(L) 121 Castellano 1-1-3 Dutrow, Jr 2-1

Emerald Beech won last and could pair up at generous price in contentious field. Frivolous Buck gets class relief after logging fast final fraction in last. Proud Lisa owns swift numbers and is fresh and rested.

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1 Mile. 3&Up. Claiming $10,000. Purse: $21,000.

1 Bindle Stick(L) 116 Rodriguez 4-9-7 Dunham 30-1

2 Miami Hammer(L) 116 Ortiz, Jr 5-2-2 Zito 10-1

3 Hill Crossing(L) 121 Dominguez 7-4-4 Barker 3-1

4 Raphael Alexandro(L) 121 Sanchez 7-6-2 Ferraro 7-2

5 Bulls and Bears(L) 123 Castellano 1-2-5 Violette, Jr 4-1

6 Hurricane Heat(L) 121 Velazquez 2-6-4 Sciacca 6-1

7 Elder Skatesman(L) 121 Lezcano 7-4-7 Allyn 30-1

8 Market Analysis(L) 117 Chavez 6-6-1 Martin 15-1

9 Lindsey's Buck(L) 123 Espinoza 1-3-8 Kelly 6-1

10 Disco Capote(L) 117 Maragh 6-9-1 Brown 12-1

Lindsey's Buck was a convincing winner in last and should have more to give. Hurricane Heat logged three works since game placing in last. Hill Crossing spun his wheels in the slop last time; very dangerous on dry land.

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6 Furlongs. MATRON STAKES (Grade II). 2yo. Fillies. Purse: $150,000.

1 Good Looking Girl(L) 118 Dominguez 1-2-x Robb 10-1

2 Born Bullish(L) 118 Castro 1-x-x Terranova, II 3-1

3 Say a Novena(L) 118 Luzzi 1-4-x Plesa, Jr 7-2

4 Dancing Anna(L) 118 Betancourt 1-2-x Robb 10-1

5 Millionreasonswhy(L) 118 Velazquez 1-x-x Correas, IV 12-1

6 Defy Gravity(L) 118 Ho 1-3-x Testerman 5-2

7 Hook It Up(L) 118 Maragh 1-x-x Contessa 5-1

Dancing Anna fired eye-catching 5-furlong bullet since handy maiden win in last; close call in deep Matron field. Defy Gravity logged half-mile bullet since much-the-best victory in last; very playable. Good Looking Girl was a good-looking winner in last; right in the thick of this.

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7 Furlongs. BED O' ROSES (Grade III). 3&Up. Fillies and Mares. Purse: $150,000.

1 Kid Kate(L) 114 Castro 4-3-3 Brown 12-1

2 Curlina(L) 113 Dominguez 2-1-1 Gullo 10-1

3 Comic Marvel(L) 114 Velazquez 4-5-1 Mott 15-1

4 Tamarind Hall(L) 113 Cohen 1-2-1 Englehart 20-1

5 Spa City Princess(L) 113 Chavez 3-3-1 Kelly 12-1

6 Hilda's Passion(L) 124 Castellano 1-2-1 Pletcher 1-5

7 Christine Daae(L) 115 Bravo 1-6-5 Biancone 8-1

Hilda's Passion owns field's fastest figures and projects as the controlling front-runner. Tamarind Hall is fleet-footed and has won three of last four; dangerous. Christine Daae is training strongly for first start since 72-day layoff; don't dismiss.

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7 Furlongs. (Turf). 3&up. NY-Bred. Allowance. Purse: $42,000.

2 Starlantic(L) 117 Maragh 9-3-3 Contessa 15-1

3 Hooligan's Delight(L) 121 Espinoza 1-10-7 Barbara 15-1

4 The Noz(L) 121 Garcia 4-5-12 Violette, Jr 10-1

5 Joey's Chance(L) 121 Chavez 8-7-3 Kelly 15-1

6 Seattle Mission(L) 121 Dominguez 2-3-2 Tagg 5-2

7 Unforgettable P J(L) 116 Rodriguez 1-5-6 Ortiz 30-1

8 Holy Ego(L) 121 Castellano 4-1-5 Contessa 8-1

9 Nutmegcuveeroyale(L) 117 Solis 1-5-x Rice 3-1

10 Hysterical Cat(L) 117 Sanchez 8-8-8 DiSanto 20-1

11 Barrel of Love(L) 121 Cohen 8-5-4 Hertler 12-1

12 Decesion Point(L) 117 Velazquez 3-3-8 Trombetta 12-1

13 A Rod(L) 119 Castro 1-2-5 Campo, Jr 8-1

Also Eligible

1 a-One Note Samba(L) 121 Velazquez 2-3-7 Pletcher 2-1

1a a-Crea's Law(L) 117 Velazquez 4-4-3 Pletcher 2-1

14 Isn'tlovejustgrand(L) 117 Maragh 1-4-5 Aquilino 15-1

15 Green Monster(L) 121 Solis 2-4-4 Wolfson 3-1

A Rod was a dominant winner in last and followed with two crisp half-mile works. Seattle Mission owns fast figures, is training swiftly and gets favorable cutback. Decesion Point closes strongly and could receive ideal setup. Nutmegcuveeroyale fired eye-catching 5-furlong bullet for first start since 64-day layoff; right in the thick of this.

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