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Steve Matthews / June 3 at Belmont

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1 1/16 Mile. 3&up. Starters Handicap. The FOUR ALERT. Purse: $50,000. Post -- 12:50 p.m.

1 Worth a Buck(L) 116 Castro 6-1-1 Miceli 10-1

2 Harmonizer(L) 120 Castellano 4-3-4 Maker 6-1

3 Itsagoodtendollars(L) 121 Maragh 2-3-3 Levine 2-1

4 Bail Out The Banks(L) 117 Garcia 2-1-3 Violette, Jr 4-1

5 Plutonium(L) 125 Cohen 8-5-1 Englehart 3-1

6 Wishful Tomcat(L) 115 Ortiz 5-7-4 Arroyo 20-1

7 Irish Lion(L) 119 Ortiz, Jr 1-9-2 Badgett, Jr 5-1

Bail Out The Banks returns from helpful freshener and packs field's best late kick on 'A' game. Plutonium drops and could play out as the dominant speed. Itsagoodtendollars logs fast figs with machine-like consistency.

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6 Furlongs. (Inner Turf). 3&up. Allowance Optional Claiming. Purse: $76,000.

1 Non Stop(L) 123 Maragh 1-4-4 Goldberg 8-1

2 Fastest Magician(L) 121 Prado 2-6-1 Tagg 5-1

3 Leave Of Absence(L) 121 Nakatani 3-2-2 Violette, Jr 15-1

4 Awakino Cat(L) 121 Garcia 10-2-3 Rice 4-1

5 Parent's Honor(L) 121 Castellano 4-3-1 Dutrow 12-1

6 Little Nick(L) 121 Luzzi 2-5-4 Quartarolo 7-2

7 Surfrider(L) 121 Dominguez 5-10-3 Kenneally 5-2

8 Karakorum Legend(L) 121 Velasquez 6-2-1 Rice 6-1

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9 W. W.'s Lady's Man(L) 121 Ortiz, Jr 1-3-7 Barker 5-2

10 Hillswick(L) 121 Dominguez 2-3-3 Rodriguez 2-1

Karakorum Legend is training sharply for first start since October; fires fresh. Surfrider compiled eye-catching work slate since last start. Awakino Cat returns to claiming ranks; dangerous. On dirt:Hillswick, Leave Of Absence.

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6 Furlongs. Starter Optional Claiming. 3yo. Purse: $50,000.

1 Forever Faithful(L) 118 Alvarado 2-2-2 McPeek 2-1

2 Dangerous Lad(L) 118 Ortiz, Jr 6-7-1 Terranova,II 15-1

3 Tightend Touchdown(L) 120 Cohen 4-1-1 Jacobson 3-1

4 Readytodefer(L) 120 Dominguez 1-2-8 Levine 7-2

5 Eye Witness(L) 118 Velazquez 4-4-5 Asmussen 15-1

6 Summer Sunset(L) 118 Castellano 1-5-1 Levine 4-1

7 Giant Indian(L) 118 Prado 1-7-x Jacobson 8-1

Eye Witness was done in by hot pace last time; softer flow today. Summer Sunset is speedy and rested; big-time player. Tightend Touchdown will be aided by cutback to 6 furlongs.

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7 Furlongs. (Widener Turf). 3&up. Claiming $35,000. Purse: $43,000.

2 Won Fast Bullet(L) 120 Dominguez 5-3-4 Dutrow, Jr 7-2

3 Tiger Willie 120 Espinoza 4-4-7 Shivmangal 20-1

4 Dominant Jeannes(L) 120 Cohen 7-2-2 Jacobson 3-1

5 Litigate(L) 120 Maragh 8-8-1 Duggan 20-1

1 Mister Pippit(L) 120 Castellano 6-1-6 Brown 5-1

6 Incisive Strike(L) 121 Velazquez 1-2-8 Merryman 12-1

7 Lindell A. C.(L) 120 Lezcano 1-5-5 Schosberg 8-1

8 Mosquito(L) 120 Leparoux 10-1-1 Clement 6-1

9 Wascally Rabbit(L) 113 Garcia 9-2-9 Contessa 15-1

10 Alltiffedoff(L) 113 Ortiz 7-9-5 O'Brien 30-1

11 Thomas Hill(L) 116 Lezcano 4-6-5 Grusmark 20-1

12 Recharged(L) 120 Ortiz, Jr 3-2-1 Chatterpaul 10-1

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13 Remand(L) 120 No Rider 7-4-1 Terranova,II 7-2

1a D' Sauvage(L) 120 No Rider 1-2-2 Canani 5-1

Mister Pippit packs potent late punch on best and logged ultra-sharp work slate for comeback. Recharged also closes strongly on 'A' game. Dominant Jeannes makes first start since claimed by powerful Drawing Away/David Jacobson tandem. On dirt: Remand, Won Fast Bullet.

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

1 Elaborate Geena(L) 123 Feurtado 2-5-5 Chin 8-1

2 Touch of Royalty(L) 119 Lezcano 10-3-8 Goodwin 30-1

3 Argument's Sake(L) 119 Leparoux 5-8-x Contessa 5-1

4 My Leonora(L) 119 Singh 7-4-2 DeMola 15-1

5 Nobody Cares(L1) 119 Smith x-x-x Galluscio 6-1

6 Chasing Piper(L) 112 Garcia 4-x-x Levine 4-1

7 Fly Cat(L) 112 Canchari 3-5-3 Aquilino 6-1

8 Briolette(L) 116 Ortiz 5-8-4 Reynolds 15-1

9 Carpi Clements(L1) 123 Ortiz, Jr x-x-x Barbara 8-1

10 Ancient Devil(L) 123 Camacho, Jr 7-7-7 Appel, Jr 30-1

11 Sunday to Remember(L) 119 Espinoza 2-3-10 Odintz 3-1

Fly Cat does best running late and lands in field where pace meltdown could ensue. Sunday To Remember could prove tough to collar on soft lead. Nobody Cares fired crisp 5-furlong drill in final work; follow the money.

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7 Furlongs. (Widener Turf). The NEW YORK STALLION

CUPECOY'S JOY. 3yo. Fillies. Purse: $75,000.

1 My Jopia(L) 120 Dominguez 1-7-4 Schettino 4-1

2 Manero(L) 116 Lezcano 6-3-1 Serpe 5-1

3 Mah Jong Maddnes(L) 116 Ortiz, Jr 3-1-5 Morrison 6-1

4 Gabrilicious(L) 116 Ortiz 1-5-3 Rodriguez 20-1

5 Take It Inside(L) 116 Prado 7-3-5 Gorham 12-1

6 Destination Moon(L) 116 Leparoux 1-6-3 Jerkens 20-1

7 Stock Fund(L) 116 Espinoza 2-2-4 Martin 8-1

8 Why Take a Chance(L) 116 Castellano 2-2-2 McPeek 3-1

9 I Bet Toni Knows(L) 118 Alvarado 6-1-5 Reed 6-1

10 Sweet Moon(L) 116 Castro 4-2-9 Weaver 20-1

11 Barrel of Joy(L) 116 Maragh 1-5-4 Hertler 15-1

Destination Moon tallied swift final fraction when winning last and should handle switch to sod. I Bet Toni Knows gets favorable turnback in distance. Mah Jong Maddnes is another that should be aided by shorter trip. My Jopia was a clear-cut winner the first time she touched the turf.

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1 Mile. 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Allowance. Purse: $77,000.

1 Draw It(L) 121 Maragh 2-2-2 Albertrani 7-5

2 Forbidden Gift(L) 119 Alvarado 1-5-x Mott 5-1

3 Born Bullish(L) 117 Ortiz, Jr 6-3-7 Terranova,II 12-1

4 Resonating 117 Garcia 1-x-x Jerkens 10-1

5 Moment In Dixie(L) 117 Nakatani 1-x-x Toner 5-2

6 You're Kidding(L) 121 Leparoux 5-3-5 Clement 15-1

7 Crespano(L) 117 Velazquez 3-2-1 Pletcher 6-1

Moment In Dixie has trained strongly since pace-setting score in debut; more to come. Draw It logged six seconds from eight starts; continues trend? Crespano is razor-sharp and could easily take this on best.

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6 Furlongs. (Inner Turf). 3&up. Maiden Claiming $25,000. Purse: $32,000.

1 Cash Bear(L) 119 Smith 3-9-4 White 5-1

2 Side Party Ralph(L) 112 Ortiz 5-4-3 Sallusto 12-1

3 Papa Freud(L) 116 Garcia 4-11-8 Toscano, Jr 30-1

4 Torment(L) 119 Castro 6-3-4 Cesare 8-1

5 The Great Bandini(L) 123 Cohen 2-4-3 Allard 7-2

6 Vengeful Pride(L) 119 Espinoza 7-8-x O'Brien 15-1

7 War Hitch(L) 119 Castellano 3-2-3 Levine 3-1

8 Dual Mandate(L1) 119 Maragh x-x-x Pompay 8-1

9 Cobalt Red(L) 123 Lezcano 6-10-10 Martin, Sr. 50-1

10 Tell Grant(L) 123 Desormeaux 7-8-6 Rice 10-1

11 Gudahi(L) 123 Velasquez 12-5-3 Fawkes 6-1

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12 Alternative(L) 119 Cohen 4-9-5 Mareina 5-2

Vengeful Pride displayed improved speed in last and rates close call based on price potential. The Great Bandini was an ultra-game second in last at Pimlico. War Hitch is rested and owns fast figs; dangerous. On dirt:Alternative.

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7 Furlongs. (Widener Turf). The NEW YORK STALLION

SPECTACULAR BID. 3yo. Purse: $75,000.

2 Suspicious U(L) 116 Nakatani 2-5-6 Badgett, Jr 30-1

1 Reggie D(L) 116 Alvarado 6-x-x Jerkens 20-1

3 Powerful Instinct(L) 116 Ortiz 1-11-3 Sallusto 20-1

4 Western Tryst(L) 116 Lezcano 3-5-4 Serpe 5-1

5 Sportswriter(L) 120 Velasquez 2-2-1 Rodriguez 2-1

6 Goodtime Boy(L) 118 Luzzi 1-2-2 Dutrow, Jr 10-1

7 Wild Exploit(L) 116 Dominguez 1-2-6 Hennig 12-1

8 Disco On(L) 116 Prado 8-4-3 Lugovich 8-1

9 I'll Stake U(L) 118 Castellano 1-2-3 Ryan 3-1

10 Exciting Missile(L) 116 Davis 5-1-8 Conway, Jr 20-1

1a Sunnysider 116 Leparoux 9-x-x Jerkens 20-1

11 King Kreesa(L) 116 Ortiz, Jr 2-1-5 Englehart 8-1

Wild Exploit is 1-for-1 on Belmont grass and is training consistently for first start since October. Western Tryst also won only start on the Belmont turf and should move forward in second start since November. Sportswriter owns edge on final numbers but could be vulnerable at 7-furlong trip.

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6 Furlongs. (Inner Turf). 3&up. Fillies and Mares.

Claiming $20,000. Purse: $30,000.

2 Zellweger(L) 121 Velasquez 8-7-8 Rice 5-2

3 Persky's Heart(L) 114 Garcia 8-2-6 Ortiz 12-1

4 Youwontseeme(L) 117 Maragh 7-4-2 Klesaris 12-1

1 Paws Up(L) 117 Smith 5-6-1 Kelly 15-1

5 The Silver Machine(L) 117 Nakatani 7-4-4 Sciacca 20-1

6 Salvar(L) 119 Dominguez 1-7-9 Farro 5-1

7 Princess Reyana(L) 117 Espinoza 3-9-5 Persaud 10-1

8 St. Lucy(L) 121 Ortiz, Jr 8-8-2 Schosberg 8-1

9 Proud Siren(L) 110 Ortiz 6-8-8 Arroyo 50-1

10 Portend(L) 121 Alvarado 6-7-7 Reed 8-1

11 Prizemm(L) 114 Canchari 1-6-4 Quick 20-1

12 No Three Words(L) 121 Lezcano 4-3-4 Hennig 7-2

Also Eligible

13 Miss Cedar Key(L) 117 Espinoza 4-5-4 Farro 20-1

1a Rough Winter(L) 119 Smith 5-1-3 Kelly 15-1

Main Track Only

14 Comity(L) 117 Garcia 9-1-6 Schosberg 4-1

Youwontseeme sheds the blinkers, moves to turf and makes first start with maiden claiming tag. No Three Words should pack amplified wallop with cutback to 6 furlongs. Zellweger logged only win on Belmont sod; dangerous. Paws Up would be aided by pace meltdown; price will be tempting. On dirt: Comity.

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