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Steve Matthews / August 7 at SARATOGA

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6 Furlongs. 3&up. Claiming $14,000. Purse: $28,000.

Post -- 1 p.m.

1 Oliver Rush(L) 124 Alvarado 10-1-8 Metivier 20-1

2 Ruby's Rocketman(L) 122 Rosario 1-1-7 Quartarolo 7-2

3 Mister Popsicle(L) 120 Castellano 1-7-4 Maker 3-1

4 Oldwick(L) 120 Ortiz 7-4-3 Asmussen 10-1

5 Bert Stone(L) 113 Cancel 1-3-6 Parisella 12-1

6 Best Man(L) 120 Ortiz, Jr 4-3-4 Rodriguez 2-1

7 Mach Seven(L) 120 Jara 4-3-9 Parker 8-1

8 Mischieviously(L) 120 Velasquez 3-8-3 Rice 6-1

Ruby's Rocketman tallied career-best final fraction when winning last; pairs up. Mister Popsicle, 1-for-1 at Saratoga, is training with a purpose for first start in nearly a year. Oldwick owns speed and should be tighter in second start since two-month layoff.

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1 1/16 Mile. (Mellon Turf). Maiden Claiming $40,000. 3&up. NY Bred. Purse: $45,000.

1 Hushhushmushmush(L) 124 Castellano 2-8-2 Rodriguez 7-2

2 Lotza Heat(L) 124 Trujillo 7-3-4 DiSanto 6-1

3 Dusk to Dawn(L) 124 Alvarado 6-2-9 Hushion 6-1

4 Ten Twenty(L) 118 Ortiz, Jr 7-4-x Donk 8-1

5 Mind Magic(L) 118 Ortiz 2-5-x Gargan 3-1

6 Moon Track(L) 118 Cruz 8-x-x Duggan 30-1

7 Dusty Miles(L) 124 Davis 7-5-5 Davis 20-1

8 Touch of Paradise(L) 113 Cancel 4-10-5 Albertrani 15-1

9 Starago(L) 124 Rice 10-6-5 DiPrima 20-1

10 Tom's Vision(L) 124 Bridgmohan 5-2-3 Goodwin 6-1

11 Sunny Aftermoon(L) 118 Saez 6-5-4 Martin 12-1

12 Send One In(L) 124 Arroyo 7-5-9 Levine 30-1

Also Eligible

13 Street Fightin Man(L) 118 Ortiz, Jr 7-2-3 Esler 8-1

14 Enuff Baby Enuff(L) 118 Ortiz 5-7-x Lakeman 20-1

15 Plundering(L) 118 Hernandez 8-3-7 Contessa 5-1

16 O'Bear(L) 118 Carmouche 6-6-8 Hertler 30-1

Lotza Heat logged three tight works for first start since 50-day freshener. Dusk to Dawn could play out as the dominant speed in first turf start. Sunny Afternoon adds blinkers and drops back in with NY Breds; don't ignore.

3

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

1 Matuszak(L) 122 Alvarado 6-1-8 Mott 5-2

2 Roman Fire(L) 120 Cintron 5-4-5 Dutrow 3-1

3 Spider Roll(L) 122 Arroyo 1-8-10 Klesaris 12-1

4 It'll Be Fine(L) 115 Castellano 5-3-8 McPeek 10-1

5 Inca Saint(L) 122 Franco 7-4-1 Brown 7-2

6 Marine One(L) 117 Lopez 9-7-1 Adsit 15-1

7 Steve(L) 120 Cruz 2-9-13 Serpe 5-1

8 Life's a Roar(L) 122 Jara 1-5-2 Parker 20-1

Spider Roll overcame soft fractions when a two-move winner in last; more to give. Steve bested a next-out winner when a clear-cut second in most recent; dangerous. Matuszak drops and owns fast figs on 'A' game.

4

6 Furlongs. Maiden Special Weight. 3&up. Purse: $83,000.

2 Watershed(L1) 119 Rosario x-x-x McLaughlin 3-1

1 Super Tuscan(L1) 119 Franco x-x-x Zito 10-1

3 War Ride(L) 119 Saez 3-4-x Asmussen 4-1

4 Boone Docks(L) 119 Velasquez 8-6-6 Guillot 15-1

5 Come as You Are(L1) 119 Hernandez x-x-x Ward 5-1

6 Our Luck 119 Lezcano x-x-x Lynch 8-1

7 Vinegar Joe(L) 119 Ortiz 2-6-x Rice 7-2

1a Horsetailspeedster(L) 114 Cancel 3-x-x Lukas 10-1

9 Evolution(L) 119 Cintron 9-5-3 Mareina 8-1

Vinegar Joe tallied swift number when a willing second in last; more to come. War Ride chased fast fractions when less than two lengths behind top selection in last; very dangerous. Come as You Are debuts for Wes Ward; follow the money.

5

1 Mile. (Inner Turf). 3yo. Fillies. Allowance Optional Claiming. Purse: $85,000.

1 Voila La Victoire(L1) 122 Ortiz 2-1-3 Albertrani 8-1

2 Gap Year(L) 118 Rosario 6-1-7 McLaughlin 12-1

3 Mighty Souper(L) 122 Bridgmohan 3-1-6 Casse 6-1

4 Katama(L) 120 Alvarado 7-1-x Morley 15-1

5 Indygita(L) 118 Arroyo 1-3-1 Serpe 20-1

6 Lady Zuzu(L) 118 Saez 12-2-3 Lukas 7-2

7 Lismore(L) 118 Franco 6-3-3 Weaver 10-1

8 Ortiga(L1) 120 Carmouche 1-2-4 Gyarmati 15-1

9 Zvarkhova(L1) 118 Ortiz, Jr 4-3-3 Brown 3-1

10 Kiteta(L) 122 Lanerie 8-1-3 Arnold, II 20-1

11 Ayaady(L) 120 Castellano 3-5-2 Brown 5-1

12 Winter Dawn(L) 118 Velazquez 5-5-5 Becdelamotte 20-1

Also Eligible

13 Lovely Moon 118 Leparoux 1-2-x Matz 12-1

14 Easy Feeling(L) 120 Lopez 3-5-7 Tagg 12-1

15 Crown D' Oro(L) 122 Ortiz 1-3-6 Nicks 12-1

Main Track Only

16 Diamond Earring(L) 120 Saez 6-1-x Ritvo 5-1

Lady Zuzu gets class relief and projects as the speed of the speed with aggressive ride. Ayaady packs potent late kick and looms the prime beneficiary if top selection hits the wall in the lane. Zvarkhova gets the meds for stateside debut for Chad Brown; must consider.

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5 1/2 Furlongs. 2yo. Fillies. Maiden Special Weight. NY Bred. Purse: $73,000.

1 Frequently(L1) 114 Cancel x-x-x Asmussen 10-1

2 Circus Life(L1) 119 Franco x-x-x Hushion 8-1

3 Louisville First 119 Saez x-x-x Weaver 10-1

4 She's All Ready(L1) 119 Carmouche x-x-x Ryerson 8-1

5 Legend of Lorelei(L1) 119 Trujillo x-x-x Contessa 15-1

6 Debutant Girl(L) 119 Ortiz 3-x-x Sacco 12-1

7 Surprise Cameo(L1) 119 Velazquez x-x-x Pletcher 7-2

8 Frosty Margarita(L) 119 Ortiz, Jr 2-x-x Rodriguez 3-1

9 Firestar(L) 119 Lezcano 3-x-x Morley 5-1

10 D'bunnyphone(L) 119 Castellano 5-x-x Contessa 10-1

Also Eligible

11 Champagne Therapy(L1) 119 Alvarado x-x-x Schosberg 12-1

12 Gregorian Gold 119 Sullivan x-x-x Lugovich 20-1

D'bunnyphone fired crisp half-mile work on Monday and should improve in second lifetime outing. Firestar displayed nice turn of early foot when third in debut; big-time player. Surprise Cameo debuts for Todd Pletcher; no surprise if she's the goods.

7

1 1/16 Mile. (Mellon Turf). 3&up. Claiming $50,000. Purse: $51,000.

1 Town Extension(L) 122 Lopez 4-7-1 Tagg 4-1

2 King Ptolemy(L) 122 Castellano 1-6-1 Maker 15-1

3 Nauset Beach(L) 122 Velazquez 3-6-1 Pompay 12-1

4 Dream Man(L) 120 Franco 2-5-7 Carroll 20-1

5 Perfect Title(L) 120 Carmouche 2-2-5 Lawrence, II 10-1

6 Whoopie Pie(L) 117 Rosario 9-2-1 Sharp 15-1

7 Duke of Luke(L) 117 Lanerie 1-2-9 Scott 20-1

8 Pep the Champ(L) 120 Ortiz, Jr 5-1-2 Dutrow 6-1

9 Riviere Du Loup(L) 120 Lezcano 2-2-7 Servis 6-1

10 Protection(L) 120 Ortiz 3-2-8 Sheppard 8-1

11 Succesful Brothers(L) 120 Saez 2-2-6 Quartarolo 10-1

12 Awesome Sky(L) 122 Bridgmohan 1-2-2 Casse 3-1

Also Eligible

13 Are We Not Men 120 Castellano 3-5-1 Toscano, Jr 5-1

14 Americas Guest(L) 122 Leparoux 6-1-7 McPeek 20-1

Main Track Only

15 Power Crazed(L) 120 No Rider 2-1-4 Rodriguez 7-2

16 Gold Hawk(L) 120 No Rider 8-7-4 Asmussen 4-1

Town Extension logged swift late pace figures in last two starts and gets favorable cutback to shorter route. Protection makes peak start of form cycle and owns win from two starts on Spa sod; dangerous. Riviere Du Loup has finished second in both U.S. starts; must be factored into the mix.

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1 Mile. (Inner Turf). 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Allowance Optional Claiming. Purse: $90,000.

1 Love and Marriage(L) 120 Rosario 1-1-4 Brown 8-1

2 Flamingo Lane(L) 122 Ortiz 1-3-5 Adsit 10-1

4 Run of the River(L) 122 Prado 8-2-3 McGaughey III 5-2

5 Hillhouse High(L) 120 Ortiz, Jr 2-4-4 Brown 5-1

6 Bugle(L) 119 Lanerie 1-2-6 Kenneally 3-1

7 Nominative(L) 122 Castellano 2-1-4 Maker 10-1

8 Night Song(L) 122 Velasquez 3-8-1 Tarrant 6-1

10 Harp N Halo(L) 115 Cancel 2-1-1 Terranova,II 15-1

Main Track Only

3 Winning for Sarah(L) 120 No Rider 1-1-2 Farro 2-1

9 Noble and a Beauty(L) 115 No Rider 7-6-1 Violette, Jr 5-2

Harp N Halo projects as the speed of the speed with aggressive ride from outside slot. Hillhouse High could be sitting in the catbird seat if top selection wilts in the lane. Nominative also would be aided if pace meltdown ensues.

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1 1/16 Mile. (Mellon Turf). The NATIONAL MUSEUM OF RACING HALL OF FAME (Grade II). 3yo. Purse: $200,000.

1 World Approval(L) 123 Lezcano 1-4-3 Casse 4-1

2 Takeover Target(L) 117 Ortiz, Jr 5-2-1 Brown 5-1

3 Startup Nation(L) 117 Velazquez 3-3-11 Brown 6-1

4 Night Prowler(L) 123 Castellano 2-1-5 Brown 3-1

5 Croninthebarbarian(L) 117 Lanerie 3-2-8 Brown 15-1

6 Sailthehighseas(L) 117 Bridgmohan 1-1-3 Cox 20-1

7 Vision Perfect(L) 121 Franco 1-1-2 Donk 12-1

8 Winter Springs(L1) 119 Leparoux 2-2-5 Brown 15-1

9 A Lot(L) 119 Alvarado 2-1-2 Mott 6-1

10 High Noon Rider(L) 117 Saez 6-1-2 Weaver 12-1

11 Courtier(L1) 117 Rosario 2-1-1 Mott 15-1

12 Gorgeous Bird(L) 115 Ortiz 6-6-6 Wilkes 30-1

Also Eligible

13 Pleasant Outlook(L) 115 Rice 1-1-1 Rice 30-1

Main Track Only

14 Good Luck Gus(L) 123 No Rider 4-2-1 Rodriguez 7-2

15 Juan and Bina(L) 118 Alvarado 3-7-4 Delgado 5-2

World Approval tallied solid final fraction when a determined winner in Grade 3 at AP last out; rates close call in contentious Hall of Fame. A Lot delivers strong efforts with machine-like consistency; very dangerous. Startup Nation was pace compromised in Grade 1 Belmont Derby last time; must consider. Sailthehighseas is riding a two-race winning streak and hails from white-hot Brad Cox barn; don't ignore.

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1 1/16 Mile. (Inner Turf). 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Claiming $40,000. Purse: $47,000.

1 Suzy'sprideofparis(L) 117 Arroyo 6-3-6 Antonucci 20-1

2 Well Composed(L) 115 Franco 5-6-4 Nevin 5-1

3 Valseuse(L) 120 Saez 3-8-7 Lukas 8-1

4 Quarla(L) 120 Prado 2-1-3 Klesaris 8-1

5 Jadam(L) 119 Castellano 4-1-7 Schettino 4-1

6 Eddy's Time(L) 120 Jara 10-9-8 Quick 50-1

7 Daisy Cutter(L) 119 Velasquez 5-5-1 Rice 3-1

8 Luckystrikedelcoco(L) 115 Lezcano 1-5-3 Ryan 20-1

9 Battle Axe(L) 119 Leparoux 1-7-2 Contessa 20-1

10 Jademarie(L) 117 Rosario 3-7-7 Plesa, Jr 5-1

11 Maddizaskar 119 Lanerie 8-5-5 Weaver 15-1

12 Gimme Jimmy(L) 120 Ortiz 5-6-3 Nevin 12-1

Also Elgible

13 Porvoo(L) 120 Rodriguez 6-9-6 DeMola 30-1

14 Wealth Creation(L) 119 Castellano 2-1-7 Brown 8-5

Main Track Only

15 Oaks(L) 120 No Rider 5-4-3 Brown 2-1

Quarla logged game placing after making wide move in last at Mth; more in the tank. Gimme Jimmy compiled four tight works since even fifth in last; dangerous. Jadam has earned solid numbers in all three turf starts; worth long look. Porvoo displayed improved speed in last and must be considered if able to escape AE list. Wealth Creation is another that must be factored into the mix if able to draw into body of race.

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