Steve Matthews / May 8 at Belmont

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6 Furlongs. 3yo. Fillies. Allowance Optional Claiming. Purse: $72,000. Post -- 1:05 p.m.

1 Cubicle Queen(L) 118 Saez 6-1-4 Baker 10-1

2 Kara's Match Point(L) 120 Alvarado 1-5-x Rice 4-1

3 Sweet N Discreet(L) 120 Castellano 1-2-x Pletcher 9-5

4 Pow Wow Wow(L) 118 Lezcano 2-3-2 Zito 3-1

5 Railtown Girl(L) 118 Ortiz, Jr 3-4-2 McLaughlin 6-1

6 Baby J(L) 118 Rosario 5-2-3 Reynolds 8-1

7 Lenderoflastresort(L) 118 Ortiz 3-2-1 Violette, Jr 15-1

Kara's Match Point owns sit-and-pounce style that could play well in speed-laden opener. Sweet n Discreet will prove very tough if able to shake clear from other front-runners. Pow Wow Wow hails from suddenly-live Nick Zito barn.

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11/16 Miles. (Inner Turf). 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Maiden Claiming $20,000. Purse: $29,000.

1 Bacheliere(L) 118 Ortiz, Jr 9-3-5 Persaud 20-1

2 Christys Temper(L) 124 Blake-Baeza 9-5-6 Hinds 50-1

3 Vinhdication Spot(L) 111 Franco 3-x-x Antonucci 3-1

4 Winmor Gold(L) 118 Alvarado 3-6-3 Asmussen 12-1

5 Leland's Dawn(L) 113 Coa 8-10-x Bush 15-1

6 Reliquary(L) 118 Castro 5-4-11 Ribaudo 8-1

7 Secret Signal(L) 118 Solis 2-6-5 Boniface 4-1

8 Shewreckstheplace(L) 124 Lezcano 5-7-6 Goodwin 6-1

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9 Madam Couture(L) 118 Rosario 7-8-4 Violette, Jr 8-1

10 Go the Distance(L) 118 Maragh 5-7-5 Martin 5-2

11 Mea Maxima Culpa(L) 113 Rodriguez 10-4-4 Persaud 50-1

Main Track Only

12 Galaxy Gal(L) 124 No rider 4-4-2 Chatterpaul 6-1

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Secret Signal makes peak start of form cycle after clear-cut second in last at Atlantic City. Leland's Dream moves to turf and could play out as the controlling speed. Shewreckstheplace owns solid numbers on Belmont sod; don't ignore.

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11/16 Miles. 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Allowance Optional Claiming. Purse: $77,000.

1 Rhonin Victoria(L) 122 Rosario 5-1-2 Barbara 7-2

2 Carameaway(L) 116 Maragh 1-4-1 Friedman 12-1

3 Lady Kierkegaard(L) 122 Ortiz, Jr 1-2-2 Clement 6-1

4 Garnet Street(L) 122 Alvarado 1-5-8 Reynolds 3-1

5 Natalie Victoria(L) 122 Castellano 5-7-1 Levine 5-2

6 Swakopmund(L) 117 Rodriguez 1-3-8 Hushion 3-1

Garnet Street tallied solid final fraction when a convincing winner in last at Big A and mare owns two wins on Belmont loam. Natalie Victoria owns speed and fast final figs; could easily take this. Lady Kierkegaard is training with a purpose for potent layoff barn (Clement); worth a look.

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11/16 Miles. (Inner Turf). 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Allowance. Purse: $77,000.

1 Maximova(L) 116 Bravo 1-x-x Clement 8-1

2 Very Playful(L) 122 Maragh 1-3-5 Hills 20-1

3 Corporate Culture(L) 116 Castellano 11-9-1 Brown 4-1

4 Fly Again(L) 116 Ortiz, Jr 6-4-4 Kenneally 12-1

5 Hot Tempo 116 Rosario 4-1-4 Tagg 4-1

6 Watrugonnadorosie(L) 116 Alvarado 4-3-1 Mott 10-1

7 Divine Luck(L) 122 Lezcano 7-1-6 McGaughey III 3-1

8 Skyfall(L) 116 Velazquez 2-13-7 Pletcher 7-2

9 Grenoble(L) 116 Saez 6-4-5 Zito 15-1

Main Track Only

10 Opalite(L) 122 No rider 6-1-4 Donk 5-1

Corporate Culture notched sharp efforts in both starts on Belmont turf; tight recent works seal the deal. Fly Again tallied only lifetime win on Belmont grass; very interesting. Hot Tempo packs solid late kick; dangerous.

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6 Furlongs. 3&up. NY Bred. Maiden Claiming $20,000. Purse: $28,000.

1 King Keene(L) 117 Franco 3-5-2 Contessa 6-1

2 Sayaprayerforme(L) 118 Castellano 11-9-x Quartarolo 10-1

3 Beat of the Drum(L) 118 Maragh 2-5-5 Jerkens 5-2

4 Sunrise Lover(L) 118 Lezcano 2-5-4 Jones 8-1

5 Say Lancelot(L) 119 Rodriguez 5-6-5 DiSanto 30-1

6 Discreet Code(L) 119 Coa 3-3-2 Levine 4-1

7 Broadway Hat(L) 118 Velasquez 4-7-2 Jacobson 5-1

8 Point and Go(L) 119 Rivera 7-4-4 Smith 12-1

9 Winning Gold(L1) 118 Ortiz, Jr 6-6-6 Persaud 15-1

10 Purple Pico(L) 117 Tomas 4-8-5 O'Brien 30-1

11 Blake Street Bully(L) 124 Daniel 6-7-5 Giambanco 50-1

12 Spin Chief(L1) 124 Ortiz x-x-x Domino 15-1

Sunrise Lover is riding a forward line on the numbers and could get ideal setup in wide-open maiden field. Beat of the Drum bested a next-out winner when a clear-cut second in last; very dangerous. Winning Gold gets Lasix after wide trip in last; odds will be tempting. Point and Go logged best number on Belmont loam last spring; juicy-priced player.

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6 Furlongs. 3&up. Fillies and Mares. NY Bred. Allowance Optional Claiming. Purse: $57,000.

1 Nine Loves(L) 117 Coa 8-3-4 Englehart 15-1

2 Boldchildsrevenge(L) 116 Maragh 1-6-6 Persaud 20-1

3 Nonnie Connie(L) 116 Ortiz, Jr 6-2-1 Galluscio 8-1

4 Heidi's Holiday(L1) 116 Saez 9-3-1 Ribaudo 6-1

5 Kitty Panda(L1) 116 Castellano 1-x-x Clement 5-2

6 La Verdad(L) 116 Ortiz 1-4-x Rice 9-5

7 Missed a Wildcat(L) 109 Tomas 7-4-6 Grusmark 30-1

8 Sacred Success(L) 122 Rosario 3-4-3 Breen 4-1

Kitty Panda was a hard-charging winner in debut at Saratoga last summer and is training sharply for return. Sacred Sucess is speedy and drops; very dangerous. La Verdad was a front-running winner in last; right in the thick of this.

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1 Mile. (Widener Turf). 3&up. Starters Allowance. Purse: $60,000.

1 Shotinthefog(L) 122 Alvarado 3-2-2 Gargan 6-1

2 Street Fight(L) 122 Castellano 4-2-1 Contessa 8-1

3 Craqui(L) 117 Coa 6-1-2 Persaud 15-1

4 Handsome Harbor(L) 122 Saez 3-1-2 Gargan 20-1

5 Brickyard Kitten(L) 116 Rosario 1-4-8 Hess, Jr 6-1

6 Adirondack Dancer(L) 122 Velasquez 5-6-1 Rice 8-1

7 Situational Ethics(L) 122 Solis 2-4-9 Hennig 3-1

8 Hollywood Script(L) 122 Chamafi 1-9-5 Contessa 8-1

9 Money in Motion(L) 122 Ortiz, Jr 5-5-5 Serpe 4-1

10 Talk Therapy(L) 122 Cohen 2-4-6 Englehart 8-1

Main Track Only

11 Make Your Move(L) 116 Chamafi 1-1-11 McLaughlin 7-2

12 Assured Victory(L) 122 No rider 4-3-3 Brown 8-1

13 So Scott(L) 122 Velasquez 2-2-5 Jacobson 5-2

Situational Ethics was a game second in last at GP and tallies solid late pace figures on best efforts. Street Fight is training strongly for the streaking Gary Contessa stable; very playable. Shotinthefog logged two of three lifetime wins on Belmont grass; must consider.

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11/16 Miles. 3yo. Allowance Optional Claiming. Purse: $77,000.

1 Always in a Tiz(L) 118 Cohen 9-5-3 Schettino 5-2

2 Midnight Taboo(L) 122 Velazquez 1-2-x Pletcher 8-1

3 Integrity(L) 118 Maragh 3-2-1 Brown 3-1

4 Irsaal(L) 118 Ortiz, Jr 2-5-9 McLaughlin 6-1

5 Norumbega 118 Alvarado 3-1-9 McGaughey III 5-1

6 Go Canes Go(L) 118 Saez 3-1-x Cannizzo 20-1

7 Doherty(L) 118 Castellano 3-3-1 Pletcher 7-2

Midnight Taboo has trained strongly since determined score last month at the Big A; close call in contentious field. Norumbega tallied swift final fraction when pace compromised last time; very dangerous. Integrity logged two swift works since last start; big-time player.

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11/16 Miles. (Widener Turf). 3&up. Maiden Claiming $35,000. Purse: $41,000.

2 Bairn(L) 124 Alvarado 7-5-6 Adsit 6-1

3 Cat Man Fu(L) 119 Coa 10-6-3 Horton, Jr 30-1

4 You Tarzan(L) 118 Espinoza 7-2-3 Ortiz 15-1

5 Got What(L) 117 Franco 9-6-7 McLaughlin 4-1

6 Catch the Blues(L) 118 Velasquez 10-8-x Bush 15-1

7 U Whippersnapper(L) 124 Chamafi 9-4-4 Badgett, Jr 8-1

8 Code Z(L) 124 Ortiz, Jr 7-5-11 Donk 5-1

9 Tapulous(L) 118 Velazquez 3-4-5 Pletcher 5-2

10 A. M. Mayhem(L) 118 Maragh 5-3-8 Brown 15-1

11 Joey N 118 Davis x-x-x Magee 20-1

1 Qahr(L) 118 Castro 6-x-x McLaughlin 10-1

12 Violinista(L1) 124 Lezcano 8-x-x Lotruglio 30-1

Also Eligible

13 Vision of the West(L1) 113 Coa x-x-x Morrison 15-1

14 Shortcoming(L) 118 Chamafi 4-5-8 Badgett, Jr 12-1

Main Track Only

15 Prudent Investor(L) 124 Castellano 8-x-x Brown 5-1

1a Al Aqsa(L) 124 Castro 2-6-6 McLaughlin 10-1

Shortcoming makes first grass start with maiden claiming tag and tallied swift late pace figure two starts back. U Whippersnapper also drops and should move forward in second start of form cycle. Code Z compiled a tight work tab for first start since September; dangerous. Bairn is rested and the one that must be caught.

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