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SportsHorseracingBelmont Stakes

Steve Matthews / May 28 at Belmont

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1 1/16 Mile. 3&up. Claiming $14,000. Purse: $28,000.

Post -- 12:50 p.m.

1 Macho Muchacho(L) 122 Castellano 4-9-2 Parisella 8-1

2 Marquet Rebel(L) 115 Garcia 5-7-7 Parker 30-1

3 Eltheeb(L) 122 Cohen 3-6-6 Jacobson 2-1

4 French Transition(L) 122 Espinoza 7-8-6 Martin, Sr. 50-1

5 Crepe Au Sucre(L) 122 Lezcano 7-4-1 Kelly 12-1

6 Hill Crossing(L) 122 Castro 2-1-4 Guerrero 5-1

7 Gospel Lesson(L) 122 Ortiz, Jr 5-1-1 Orseno 8-1

8 Stud Muffin(L) 122 Husbands 8-5-5 Chatterpaul 20-1

9 Person Of Interest(L) 122 Dominguez 5-4-1 Dutrow, Jr 9-5

Person Of Interest gets class drop and owns field's fastest figures. Hill Crossing was game second at this level in last. Gospel Lesson can contend on best efforts.

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1 1/16 Mile. (Inner Turf). 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Allowance Optional Claiming. Purse: $81,000.

1 La Cloche(L) 121 Castro 5-6-1 Toner 6-1

2 Fontley(L1) 121 Lezcano 2-6-8 Clement 6-1

3 Cee the Country(L) 121 Dominguez 4-7-1 Sacco 20-1

4 Blue Maiden(L) 123 Leparoux 1-8-2 Clement 3-1

5 Little Often Anni(L) 121 Napravnik 2-6-8 Cocelli, Jr 15-1

6 Whipsaw City(L) 121 Velazquez 5-1-1 Brown 8-5

7 Salary Drive(L) 121 Castellano 5-3-2 Plesa, Jr 10-1

8 Sure Route(L) 121 Garcia 9-4-7 Ribaudo 15-1

9 Prize Catch(L) 121 Maragh 5-8-5 Penna, Jr 10-1

Main Track Only

10 Acting Happy(L) 121 Dominguez 3-4-2 Dutrow, Jr 2-1

11 The Underling(L) 121 Maragh 3-6-5 Duggan 10-1

12 Twice the Lady(L) 121 No Rider 2-2-2 Dutrow 5-2

Blue Maiden tallied swift late pace figure when winning last at Keeneland; pairs up. Whipsaw City could play out as the main speed. La Cloche is training with a purpose for first start since August.

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6 Furlongs. 3&up. Maiden Special Weight. NY Bred. Purse: $55,000.

1 Even Got Quiet(L) 118 Desormeaux 4-6-2 Ronen 10-1

2 Geantor 118 Nakatani x-x-x Romans 8-1

3 Stone Picker(L1) 118 Velasquez x-x-x Hertler 10-1

4 Fair Trade(L) 118 Garcia 2-4-x Benzel 5-2

5 Crushin Rock(L1) 118 Velazquez x-x-x Levine 8-1

6 Smokem's Charm(L) 118 Napravnik 6-2-3 Baker 7-2

7 Readthebyline(L) 118 Ortiz, Jr 3-4-4 Schosberg 5-1

8 Mr Algebra(L) 118 Luzzi 5-6-2 Quartarolo 20-1

9 Breathaway(L1) 118 Castellano x-x-x Sacco 10-1

10 Bob and Jim(L1) 118 Dominguez x-x-x Iselin 10-1

Readthebyline regressed in last after fast-figured fourth in prior; rebounds. Smokem's Charm compiled eye-catching work slate for first start since October. Fair Trade logged solid numbers in both starts. Even Got Quiet makes peak start of form cycle.

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1 1/16 Mile. (Widener Turf). 3&up. Claiming $20,000. Purse: $31,000.

1 Flatout Royal(L) 116 Ortiz, Jr 12-6-7 Stoklosa 30-1

2 Happy High(L) 109 Garcia 9-5-6 Contessa 30-1

3 Rally Point(L) 116 Leparoux 5-1-5 McPeek 5-2

4 Logical Order(L) 121 Lezcano 9-2-11 Martin, Sr. 12-1

5 Unguided Missile(L) 116 Espinoza 6-7-5 Lostritto 30-1

6 Freud's Debut(L) 121 Alvarado 1-5-4 Hennig 8-1

7 Louie Mondello(L1) 121 Velasquez 1-3-4 Miceli 5-1

8 Cat Sweep(L) 121 Napravnik 4-5-2 Terranova,II 5-1

9 Jazzbo(L) 121 Pezua 8-5-6 Ortiz 30-1

10 Brass Note(L) 116 Husbands 8-7-6 Alvarez 50-1

11 Man in Brown Suit(L) 118 Lezcano 6-1-8 Kenneally 6-1

12 Parachute Coney(L) 116 Luzzi 1-3-3 Galluscio 4-1

Cat Sweep was pace and position compromised in last. Parachute Coney is riding an improving line on the numbers. Rally Point logged solid final fraction in most recent.

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6 Furlongs. (Inner Turf). 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Maiden Special Weight. NY Bred. Purse: $55,000.

1 Backwards in Heels(L) 123 Bracho 11-x-x Lugovich 30-1

2 Sheila's Gold(L1) 118 Espinoza x-x-x Feron 30-1

3 Sherry Bay G.(L) 118 Castro 4-11-x Clement 6-1

4 Subtle(L) 123 Napravnik 5-x-x Brown 10-1

5 Quiet Ending(L) 118 Lezcano 6-4-2 Clement 7-2

6 Clear Pasaj(L) 118 Luzzi 7-x-x Levine 15-1

7 Eurosensation(L) 116 Garcia 7-3-4 Rice 20-1

8 Ave's Halo(L) 118 Velasquez 7-x-x Rice 10-1

9 Bahiyya Island 118 Husbands x-x-x Toscano, Jr 30-1

10 Belongs to Dixie(L) 123 Castellano 2-4-6 Servis 8-1

11 Ornellia(L) 118 Dominguez 3-2-4 Bond 5-2

12 White Glove(L) 118 Leparoux 3-4-5 Kimmel 5-1

Also Eligible

13 Mighty Reward(L) 118 Napravnik 2-10-x Shuman 6-1

14 Ancient Devil(L) 123 Pezua 7-7-7 Appel, Jr 50-1

Main Track Only

15 Typhoon Teri(L) 118 Castellano 4-3-x Galluscio 5-1

Quiet Ending should make forward move in second start since eight-month abscence. White Glove also needed last and packs solid late kick on best. Ornellia should be aided by today's shorter trip. Clear Pasaj displayed good speed in debut; must consider.

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1 Mile. 3&up. Allowance Optional Claiming. Purse: $79,000.

1 Star Harbour(L) 121 Maragh 1-3-2 Mott 12-1

2 Sam Sparkle(L) 121 Luzzi 3-5-3 Contessa 12-1

3 Simba's Story(L) 121 Velazquez 2-3-4 Pletcher 5-1

4 Buffum(L) 121 Castellano 2-1-4 Albertrani 7-5

5 Ya Gotta Have Soul(L) 121 Napravnik 4-1-2 Tagg 20-1

6 Gallant Fields(L) 121 Cohen 2-2-3 Jacobson 4-1

7 Sovereign Default(L) 121 Garcia 4-1-2 Violette, Jr 20-1

8 Black N Beauty(L) 121 Lezcano 2-4-2 Englehart 10-1

9 Star Of New York(L) 121 Dominguez 3-1-3 Dutrow, Jr 6-1

Buffum owns fast numbers and compiled stamina building work slate for first since since September. Star Harbour exits dominant front-running score in last. Simba's Story was a willing second in last. Star Of New York returns to claiming ranks.

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1 1/16 Mile. (Inner Turf). The SANDS POINT (Grade II). 3yo. Fillies. Purse: $200,000.

1 Better Lucky(L) 117 Castro 1-3-5 Albertrani 8-1

2 Modulate(L) 117 Alvarado 6-5-1 Mott 15-1

3 Somali Lemonade(L) 121 Velazquez 2-6-1 Matz 1-1

4 Dreaming Of Cara(L) 117 Garcia 4-1-1 Friedman 30-1

5 Regalo Mia(L) 117 Castellano 3-2-3 Nihei 3-1

6 Preach Tome Daddy(L) 117 Leparoux 1-2-3 Kimmel 10-1

7 Zultanite(L) 117 Dominguez 2-3-1 Donk 12-1

8 Firehouse Red(L) 117 Napravnik 2-4-2 Jones 6-1

Preach Tome Daddy notched swift final fraction breaking maiden on Big A sod in April and has trained strongly in the interim. Somali Lemonade owns fast figs and pack solid late kick; big-time danger. Better Lucky holds sharp form and switches to turf; don't ignore. Dreaming Of Cara closes strongly on best; price will be tempting.

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1 1/16 Mile. The OGDEN PHIPPS (Grade I). 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Purse: $400,000.

1 Cash For Clunkers(L) 114 Garcia 1-1-1 Violette, Jr 12-1

2 Awesome Maria(L) 124 Velazquez 1-1-1 Pletcher 4-5

3 She's All In(L) 115 Quinonez 1-2-3 Von Hemel 6-1

4 It's Tricky(L) 122 Castro 1-1-2 McLaughlin 2-1

5 Juanita(L) 119 Dominguez 1-2-3 Maker 12-1

She's All In tallied rapid late pace number when a dominant winner in last at Hawthorne; ready for prime time. Cash For Clunkers is fleet-footed and own fast figs; could easily take this. Awesome Maria owns three wins at Belmont and is more than good enough on best.

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1 Mile. The ACORN (Grade I). 3yo. Fillies. Purse: $300,000.

1 Contested(L) 121 Castellano 1-1-1 Baffert 7-5

2 Hard Mystery(L) 121 Castro 1-6-1 Weaver 20-1

3 On Fire Baby(L) 121 Johnson 5-1-3 Hartlage 5-2

4 Zo Impressive(L) 121 Maragh 2-1-1 Albertrani 5-1

5 Sacristy(L) 121 Napravnik 7-2-3 Catalano 15-1

6 Aubby K(L) 121 Prado 1-4-1 Nicks 3-1

Aubby K was a 15 1/2-length winner in debut at Belmont last summer and projects as the main speed in contentious Acorn. On Fire Baby didn't fire in KY Oaks but could easily take this on best. Contested has won three straight for Bob Baffert; right in the thick of this.

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1 Mile. The METROPOLITAN. 3&up. Purse: $750,000.

1 To Honor and Serve(L) 120 Lezcano 1-1-7 Mott 3-1

2 Shackleford(L) 119 Velazquez 1-3-7 Romans 4-1

3 Caleb's Posse(L) 121 Maragh 2-2-1 Von Hemel 8-5

4 Saginaw(L) 115 Cohen 1-1-1 Jacobson 10-1

5 Caixa Eletronica(L) 117 Castellano 1-6-3 Pletcher 15-1

6 Jackson Bend(L) 121 Nakatani 1-3-1 Zito 3-1

Caleb's Posse packs most powerful late kick in small but wildly competitive Met Mile field. To Honor and Serve is 2-for-2 on Belmont Park loam. Saginaw has become a monster since claimed by Drawing Away/Jacobson tandem.

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1 Mile. (Widener Turf). 3&up. Maiden Special Weight. NY Bred. Purse: $60,000.

1 El Arquero(L) 118 Alvarado 5-x-x Benzel 6-1

2 My Pal of Pals(L) 118 Leparoux 7-3-5 Sciacca 15-1

3 Easy Street(L) 118 Castellano 3-9-3 Bush 5-1

4 Seljuk(L) 123 Napravnik 2-7-8 Brown 6-1

5 Windafull(L) 123 Velasquez 3-2-3 Rodriguez 2-1

6 Lemon Peel(L) 123 Nakatani 7-3-5 Levine 8-1

7 Julia's Hero(L1) 118 Maragh x-x-x Galluscio 20-1

8 Win For The Zipper(L) 118 Castro 4-9-11 Toner 10-1

9 Five Freedoms(L) 118 Luzzi 5-10-x Badgett, Jr 30-1

10 Jacob's Dream(L) 123 Studart 8-6-4 O'Brien 20-1

11 Mr Cowboy(L) 118 Dominguez 9-9-x Bond 15-1

12 Barnards Galaxy(L) 118 Velazquez 3-5-9 O'Brien 12-1

Main Track Only

13 Bake Shop(L) 118 Napravnik 7-x-x Bush 8-1

14 Zivo(L) 118 Castellano 3-3-x Brown 8-5

15 Downgoesfrazier(L) 118 Prado 8-x-x Domino 15-1

16 The Kenosha Kid(L) 118 Maragh 2-5-5 Englehart 9-5

Win For The Zipper sheds the blinkers after racing rank in last; call based on price potential in wide-open nightcap. Windafull makes first start for Rudy Rodriguez; very dangerous. Lemon Peel is speedy and rested; must respect. Easy Street was an even third when favored in last; right in the thick of this.

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