6 Furlongs. Maiden Special Weight. 2yo. Fillies. NY Bred. Purse: $90,000. Post -- 12:20 p.m.
1Front Cover Dream(L1)120Lezcanox-x-xPersaud50-1
3Chicks and a Pig115Esquivelx-x-xJerkens10-1
6The Lost Tigress120Alvaradox-x-xBaker10-1
9Mary's in Utopia(L)120Rodriguez6-11-7Prine30-1
12Skye Saratoga120Ortiz, Jr4-x-xAlbertrani5-1
Cryptic Comet logged four tight works since finishing second to a much-the-best winner last time; breakthrough effort predicted. Lady Rhubarb witled after setting spirited splits in last; front-running danger. Sheriffa made sustained rally when third in debut; big-time player.
Seven Furlongs. The JOSEPH A. GIMMA. 2yo. Fillies. NY Bred. Purse: $150,000.
1Daddy's Lil Saint(L)118Ortiz1-x-xLevine12-1
2Canal Six(L)116Ortiz, Jr2-2-xMorley15-1
Champagne Ruby was a hard-charging winner in last at FL; ready for prime time. Court Dancer owns speed and fast figures; very dangerous. Canal Six has earned solid final fractions in both starts; don't dismiss.
Seven Furlongs. The BERTRAM F. BONGARD. 2yo. NY Bred. Purse: $150,000.
3Sing the Dream(L)122Ortiz1-1-5Crane10-1
5Sol the Freud(L)117Lezcano3-1-xCannizzo4-1
6Empire Dreams(L1)117Ortiz, Jr1-2-4Albertrani10-1
Wired Bryan earned top pace and final figures when a dominant winner last out. Fox Rox notched fast numbers in last two starts; worth long look. Sing the Dream has won last two by a combined 18 1/4 lengths; right in the thick of this.
Seven Furlongs. The IROQUOIS. 3&up. Fillies and Mares. NY Bred. Purse: $150,000.
1Miss Valentine(L)121Ortiz, Jr2-6-3Clement10-1
4Kimmies Lucky Star(L)115Franco2-1-5Scott50-1
5Cluster of Stars(L)124Castellano1-1-1Asmussen2-5
Cluster of Stars owns an edge on internal and final figures. Miss Valentine was pace and position compromised when a late-running second in last. Willet is riding a two-race winning streak; must consider.
Seven Furlongs. (Widener Turf). 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Maiden Special Weight. NY Bred. Purse: $90,000.
1Pie's First Lady(L)120Velasquez4-6-3Rice12-1
4Cake N Cookies(L1)120Saezx-x-xSchettino12-1
8Rock N Cozy(L)118Franco4-2-3Domino8-1
12Live Life Fast(L)120Lezcano5-2-2Serpe8-1
14Hillbilly Hula Gal(L)123Rodriguez3-5-5Brown, Jr50-1
Rock N Cozy was victimized by soft fractions in last; amplified late wallop today. Stock Fund has finished second in six of last seven starts; continues trend? Gloria Victoria could play out as the main speed in turf debut. Jennys Creek owns competitive figures on best efforts.
Six Furlongs. (Inner Turf). 3&up. Maiden Special Weight. NY Bred. Purse: $90,000.
5One Red Cat(L)120Saez4-2-4Galluscio6-1
9Chang's Secret(L)115Vargas, Jr5-6-7Ferraro15-1
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15Escape to the Moon(L)120Ortiz2-x-xBrown6-5
Raglin River was a tough-trip third in last and should be set for best in fourth start since March. Sir Maurice displayed dramatic improvement when fourth at 46-1 in turf debut; developing and dangerous. Sayaprayerforme's speed gives him a puncher's chance.
Seven Furlongs. (Widener Turf). Allowance. 3&up. NY Bred. Purse: $92,000.
3Lord of Love(L)121Ortiz, Jr6-3-4Hertler12-1
6Professor Chaos(L)116Vargas, Jr5-9-4Metivier30-1
9Madam I'm Adam(L)118Velasquez3-5-7Rice3-1
Slimshady tallied improved late pace figure when a fast-closing third in last. Captain Gaughen chased fast fractions last time and should be tighter in second start since two-month absence. Campogiovanni bested a next-out winner when breaking maiden in last; don't dismiss.
One Mile and One Sixteenth. (Inner Turf). The TICONDEROGA. 3&up. Fillies and Mares. NY Bred. Purse: $200,000.
1Effie Trinket(L)120Saez1-2-1Violette, Jr3-1
4Lady's Lunar Luck(L)117Alvarado7-1-1Kimmel12-1
7Dreaming of Cara(L)117Rosario4-5-4Friedman20-1
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Effie Trinket overcame soft fractions en route to determined victory last time; pairs up. Shakeira was victimized by plodding pace when a hard-charging second in last; very dangerous. Inimitable Romanee was favored when a tough-trip third behind top selection last out; must consider.
Six Furlongs. The HUDSON. 3&up. NY Bred. Purse: $150,000.
3Mine Over Matter(L)119Lezcano2-2-3Hushion2-1
4B Shanny(L)117Ortiz, Jr1-4-3Hushion5-1
5Cay to Pomeroy(L)113Arroyo1-3-11Orseno20-1
Night Maneuver notched career-best pace number when a game third in last; more to come. Mine Over Matter owns field's fastest final fractions and fired eye-catching half-mile bullet on Oct. 10; very playable. Readytodefer is fleet-footed and adds blinkers; front-running threat on best.
One Mile and One Sixteenth. (Widener Turf). The MOHAWK. 3&up. NY Bred. Purse: $200,000.
1Hear the Footsteps(L)119Ortiz3-2-1Rice8-1
5Barrel of Love(L)119Saez2-9-8Hertler50-1
8King Kreesa(L)123Ortiz, Jr7-2-1Englehart5-2
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16Most Happy Fella(L)118Solis4-2-3Schosberg5-1
King Kreesa was unable to handle distance and competition in Grade 1 Turf Classic last out; softer foes today. Barrel of Love packs a strong late kick on best and will offer generous price. Notacatbutallama logs fast figs with machine-like consistency; right in the thick of this.
One Mile and One Eighth. The EMPIRE CLASSIC. NY Bred. 3&up. Purse: $250,000.
1Bigger Is Bettor(L)120Arroyo5-2-1Ubillo8-1
2Spa City Fever(L)118Cohen5-2-4Jacobson12-1
4Awesome Vision(L)120Ortiz, Jr8-1-2Albertrani4-1
Zetterholm compiled eye-catching work tab for first start in 64 days and owns fast late pace figures on 'A' game. Readtheprospectus has won seven in a row; logical, short-priced player. Warrioroftheroses is 1-for-1 at Belmont and was fast-figured second in last at Delaware Park. Saratoga Snacks is 3-for-4 at Belmont and owns fast back figures; don't overlook.
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