Steve Matthews / July 27 at Saratoga

Travel deals

1

1 Mile & 1 Furlong. Starter Optional Claiming $25,000. 4&up. Purse: $70,000. Post -- 1 p.m.

1 Metaurus(L) 120 Ortiz 3-2-3 Sciacca 15-1

2 Caixa Eletronica(L) 123 Castellano 1-6-5 Pletcher 8-5

3 Point Taken(L) 120 Alvarado 2-5-1 Jacobson 5-1

4 Joan's Choice(L) 120 Rosario 4-6-4 Violette, Jr 6-1

5 Tuvia's Force(L) 120 Napravnik 4-3-1 Zito 8-1

6 Indy Scent(L) 120 Ortiz, Jr 5-6-4 Gyarmati 20-1

7 Dan and Sheila(L) 120 Albarado 2-2-6 Parker 20-1

8 Magic Harbor(L) 120 Velasquez 3-6-2 Rodriguez 8-1

9 Most Happy Fella(L) 120 Solis 6-1-4 Schosberg 15-1

10 Cinnamon Beach(L) 120 Saez 1-5-3 Gargan 20-1

11 Au Moon(L) 120 Bridgmohan 1-6-1 Carroll 8-1

Joan's Choice makes peak start of form cycle and looms the speed of the speed with aggressive ride. Caixa Eletronica got his game back last time and owns fast back numbers. Point Taken was second to 'Caixa' last time and can easily close the gap.

2

1 1/16 Mile. (Mellon Turf). Maiden Special Weight. 2yo. Purse: $85,000.

1 Indigo Kitten 118 Rosario x-x-x Ward 5-2

2 Base Case Scenario(L) 118 Albarado 3-x-x Stall, Jr 3-1

3 Mexikoma(L1) 118 Bridgmohan x-x-x Dilger 20-1

4 Branded Hand 118 Lezcano x-x-x Mott 10-1

5 Stroll to Victory 118 Garcia x-x-x McPeek 6-1

6 Tall Boy(L) 118 Alvarado 5-7-x Lukas 15-1

7 Nice Way(L) 118 Ortiz, Jr 8-x-x Cooney 20-1

8 Divorce Party 118 Velazquez x-x-x Motion 6-1

9 Smooth Daddy 118 Castellano 7-x-x Albertrani 8-1

1a Bobby's Kitten(L1) 118 Rosario x-x-x Brown 5-2

10 Spun(L) 118 Prado 7-x-x Contessa 10-1

Also Eligible

1x Bold Visionary 118 Castellano x-x-x Maker 5-2

Base Case Scenario, from a dam that's produced a turf winner, logged crisp half-mile drill on Spa sod. Indigo Kitten owns turf breeding on both sides of pedigree. Divorce Party debuts on grass for Graham Motion; follow the money.

3

6 Furlongs. Maiden Special Weight. 2yo. Purse: $80,000.

1 Vigorish(L1) 118 Alvarado x-x-x Lukas 6-1

2 A Touch of Poetry(L1) 118 Napravnik x-x-x Zito 8-1

3 Twang 118 Rosario 3-x-x Stall, Jr 3-1

4 Justin Nguyen(L1) 118 Saez x-x-x Canani 12-1

5 Bay of Biscay(L1) 118 Velazquez x-x-x Pletcher 9-5

6 Sky Drama(L) 118 Lezcano 2-x-x Asmussen 5-2

Twang made move into hot pace when a clear-cut third in debut. Sky Drama bested a next-out winner when second in debut. Bay of Biscay fetched $750k as a yearling; could easily be the goods.

4

1 3/16 Mile. (Mellon Turf). Maiden Special Weight. 3&up. Purse: $85,000.

1 Supreme Commander(L) 119 Alvarado 4-x-x Shirreffs 7-2

2 Parnelli(L1) 119 Saez 3-2-4 McLaughlin 5-1

3 Rakete(L) 119 Leparoux 5-2-9 Arnold, II 12-1

4 Rome Burned(L1) 119 Lezcano x-x-x Breen 15-1

5 Tiz Nasty(L) 119 Prado 4-x-x Motion 12-1

6 Unitarian(L) 119 Velazquez 2-2-3 Pletcher 5-2

7 Federal Agent(L) 119 Castellano 3-2-6 Penna, Jr 4-1

8 Mr. Jenney(L) 119 Rosario 6-2-x Clement 8-1

9 In Rocky's Honor(L) 119 Ortiz, Jr 5-5-6 Ryerson 20-1

Main Track Only

10 Speechmaker(L) 119 No Rider 7-2-3 Mott 2-1

Unitarian tallied swift final fraction when pace and trip compromised in last. Rakete needed last and drilled three times in the interim. Parnelli gets the meds after finishing two lengths behind top selection in last; must consider.

5

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

1 Irish Lute(L) 116 Albarado 1-7-3 Stewart 10-1

2 Wildcat Lily(L) 120 Castellano 1-1-2 Azpurua 4-1

3 Ju Ju Eyeballs(L) 118 Lezcano 1-1-1 Servis 12-1

4 Lighthouse Bay(L) 118 Rocco, Jr 1-3-5 Weaver 12-1

5 So Many Ways(L) 122 Rosario 3-1-5 Amoss 3-1

6 Little Rocket(L) 116 Ortiz, Jr 2-4-1 Hushion 20-1

7 Kauai Katie(L) 122 Velazquez 3-1-1 Pletcher 1-1

So Many Ways is 2-for-2 at Spa and gets favorable cutback to sprint. Kauai Katie also is 2-for-2 at Saratoga and could easily take this on best. Ju Ju Eyeballs is riding a five-race winning streak; price will be tempting.

6

6 Furlongs. Claiming $20,000. 3&up. Purse: $40,000.

1 Classic R and B(L) 122 Rosario 6-4-3 Sciacca 15-1

2 Laysh Laysh Laysh(L) 122 Saez 2-4-3 Ness 6-1

3 Alcomatch(L) 122 Rocco, Jr 2-2-2 Jacobson 4-1

4 Non Stop(L) 122 Napravnik 7-6-6 Cannizzo 20-1

5 Billy One Lite(L) 122 Ortiz, Jr 2-5-7 Reid, Jr 15-1

6 Meeker Avenue(L) 117 Espinoza 12-7-5 Schettino 30-1

7 Shankopotamus(L) 122 Castellano 5-5-2 Levine 8-1

8 Game Token(L) 122 Ortiz 6-6-6 Sciacca 30-1

9 Perfect Trippi(L) 122 Lezcano 4-2-2 Martin 10-1

10 Equivocation(L) 122 Cohen 2-3-4 Jacobson 6-1

11 Won Fast Bullet(L) 122 Albarado 5-6-5 Scherer 15-1

12 Economic Forecast(L) 122 Alvarado 1-1-2 Prine 20-1

13 It's Truly Ahvee(L) 122 Velasquez 2-1-10 Rice 12-1

14 Winning Touch(L) 122 Velazquez 5-4-2 Catalano 7-2

Perfect Trippi chased sizzling splits in last and should be tighter in second start since February. Alcomatch returns to dirt and will be in the garden spot if pace meltdown ensues. Winning Touch drops to lifetime low and owns win at Spa.

7

1 1/16 Mile. (Inner Turf). Allowance. 3&up. Purse: $87,000.

1 Cantonic(L) 122 Napravnik 2-4-7 Maker 7-2

2 Indy Sea(L) 122 Velazquez 3-5-1 Donk 9-2

3 Folk Singer(L) 122 Espinoza 8-4-1 Chatterpaul 20-1

4 Balthazar(L) 117 Rosario 8-1-3 Romans 10-1

5 Favor Factor(L) 117 Castellano 2-1-4 Brown 3-1

6 Lead Singer(L) 117 Maragh 5-7-1 Kimmel 15-1

7 King Balthasar(L) 117 Ortiz 1-4-7 McLaughlin 6-1

8 Eton Blue(L) 117 Lezcano 6-4-5 Zito 20-1

9 Death Star(L) 122 Solis 3-7-8 Shirreffs 12-1

10 Box Office(L) 122 Cohen 7-1-2 Reynolds 10-1

11 Craving Carats(L) 117 Rocco, Jr 2-6-6 Romans 10-1

Main Track Only

12 Cary Street(L) 122 Lezcano 2-2-1 Walsh 3-1

13 Midnight Taboo(L) 117 Velazquez 12-2-1 Pletcher 5-2

14 Norumbega(L1) 117 Rosario 5-2-5 McGaughey III 4-1

15 Tiz Adonis(L) 117 Cohen 4-8-1 Moquett 8-1

16 Tiz Now My Choice(L) 117 Leparoux 9-1-10 Arnold, II 12-1

Box Office moves to grass and packs potent late kick on 'A' game; call based on price. Cantonic is 1-for-1 on Spa sod; very dangerous. Favor Factor logged swift final fraction when a tough-trip second in last.

8

1 1/16 Mile. (Mellon Turf). Allowance Optional Claiming. 3&up. Purse: $90,000.

1 Plainview(L) 122 Lezcano 6-1-9 DiPrima 9-2

2 Sachem Spirit(L) 122 Leparoux 5-4-3 Clement 4-1

3 Eternal Ruler(L) 122 Maragh 4-2-2 Ribaudo 6-1

4 Majestic Raffy(L) 122 Castellano 5-5-5 Aquilino 10-1

5 Kris Royal(L) 122 Velazquez 5-1-5 LoPresti 5-1

6 Shkspeare Shaliyah(L) 122 Ortiz, Jr 6-6-5 Shivmangal 15-1

7 Z Dager(L) 122 Santana, Jr 6-2-2 Asmussen 12-1

8 Film Shot(L) 122 Prado 3-2-6 Mott 3-1

9 Channel Isle(L) 117 Saez 3-6-8 Lukas 20-1

10 Sarava's Dancer(L) 122 Napravnik 9-1-3 Catalano 20-1

Main Track Only

11 Don Dulce(L) 122 Saez 2-1-6 Ness 2-1

Eternal Ruler gets added ground and fired half-mile bullet since last start. Plainview gets class relief and can dominate a field on the front-end on best efforts. Sachem Spirit is training with a purpose for first start since January.

9

1 Mile & 1 Furlong. (Inner Turf). The DIANA (Grade I). 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Purse: $600,000.

1 Dream Peace(L) 118 Smith 3-3-3 Brown 4-1

2 Stephanie's Kitten(L) 123 Velazquez 1-1-6 Catalano 8-5

3 Dayatthespa(L) 120 Castellano 2-1-5 Brown 6-1

4 Laughing(L) 118 Lezcano 1-2-3 Goldberg 12-1

5 Centre Court(L) 123 Leparoux 4-1-1 Arnold, II 5-2

6 Samitar(L) 123 Rosario 1-4-2 Brown 6-1

Samitar was a breakthrough winner in last and could pair up victories at square price. Dream Peace was pace compromised when favored in last. Dayatthespa is speedy and 2-for-2 at Saratoga.

10

1 Mile & 1 Furlong. The JIM DANDY (Grade II). 3yo. Purse: $600,000.

1 Bashaar(L) 117 Castellano 3-2-9 Peitz 15-1

2 Code West(L) 119 Rosario 1-1-2 Baffert 6-1

3 Will Take Charge(L) 121 Alvarado 10-7-8 Lukas 12-1

4 Moreno(L) 121 Ortiz 1-1-4 Guillot 10-1

5 Palace Malice(L) 123 Smith 1-12-2 Pletcher 5-2

6 Perfect Title(L) 117 Bridgmohan 1-4-4 Stewart 20-1

7 Freedom Child(L) 121 Saez 13-1-10 Albertrani 4-1

8 Mylute(L) 117 Napravnik 3-5-2 Amoss 7-2

9 Looking Cool(L) 119 Prado 1-8-2 Nafzger 15-1

10 Vyjack(L) 121 Velazquez 8-18-3 Rodriguez 12-1

Freedom Child retreated in Belmont Stakes but projects as the main speed with aggressive ride today. Palace Malice has trained strongly since pulling shocker in Belmont; very dangerous. Mylute will be in the garden spot if fractions get hot and hectic.

11

5 1/2 Furlongs. (Mellon Turf). Claiming $20,000. 3&up. Purse: $40,000.

1 Richmond County(L) 122 Rosario 4-3-6 Asmussen 12-1

2 Core Inflation(L) 122 Jimenez 12-9-7 Persaud 50-1

3 Writingonthewall(L) 122 Castellano 5-4-1 Levine 9-2

4 Buckeye Heart(L) 122 Ortiz, Jr 4-10-6 Miranda 20-1

5 Brown Indian(L) 122 Espinoza 4-5-4 Weaver 8-1

6 Yield Bogey(L) 122 Maragh 3-8-5 Gargan 4-1

7 Luigi P 122 Lezcano 6-3-9 Bizelia 30-1

8 Superiority(L) 122 Rocco, Jr 5-5-2 Persaud 15-1

9 Shmooz Talker(L) 122 Bridgmohan 2-3-1 Cannizzo 6-1

10 Christiesborntorun(L) 122 Lezcano 5-1-8 Servis 7-2

11 Shotgun City(L) 122 Napravnik 6-1-1 Maker 6-1

12 Santo Gato(L) 122 Cohen 7-5-5 Scherer 20-1

Also Eligible

13 Jess Not Jesse(L) 122 Velasquez 3-1-1 Rice 5-1

14 Alltiffedoff(L) 122 Espinoza 6-10-11 O'Brien 50-1

Main Track Only

15 Sam Sparkle(L) 122 No Rider 8-7-3 Contessa 3-1

16 Regal Strike(L) 122 Ortiz, Jr 2-5-5 Gullo 6-1

Shmooz Talker holds razor-sharp current form and can win from the stalker's seat. Yield Bogey's best efforts place him right in the mix. Christiesborntorun is fresh and more than good enough on best efforts. Brown Indian should move forward in second start since seven-month absence. Superiority can impact at fat ticket if pace collapse comes to pass.

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