Steve Matthews / July 28 at Saratoga

1

1 Mile (Inner Turf). 3yo. THE SIR CAT. Purse: $100,000.

Post -- 1 p.m.

1 Winning Cause(L) 118 Rosario 2-2-1 Pletcher 7-2

2 Bellarmine(L) 118 Castellano 5-1-1 McPeek 6-1

3 One More Cat(L) 118 Ortiz, Jr 1-2-1 Trombetta 10-1

4 Flying Bird(L) 118 Alvarado 11-8-1 Zito 15-1

5 Hamp(L) 120 Lezcano 1-8-8 Correas, IV 10-1

6 Play It Loud(L) 118 Velasquez 2-7-1 Nihei 5-2

7 Joha(L) 118 Maragh 2-10-9 Albertrani 2-1

8 Elusive Son(L) 118 Espinoza 1-1-x Barrera, III 30-1

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9 The Truth and K G(L) 118 Ortiz 4-3-1 Rodriguez 5-2

10 Tenango(L) 118 Cohen 5-6-2 Jacobson 3-1

One More Cat tallied solid final fraction when a clear-cut winner in last; more to come. Winning Cause always fires big efforts and has benefit of rail on tight-turned course. Bellarmine regressed in last after fast-figured win in prior; rebound potential.

2

11/16 Miles (Mellon Turf). 2yo. Fillies. Maiden Special Weight. Purse: $85,000.

2 Rau Breck 118 Cohen x-x-x McPeek 10-1

3 Red Constitution(L1) 118 Velasquez x-x-x Azpurua 20-1

4 Samurai's Honor 118 Ortiz x-x-x Albertrani 12-1

5 Illapa(L1) 118 Lezcano x-x-x Zito 8-1

1 Macaroon 118 Ortiz, Jr 5-x-x McLaughlin 5-1

6 Murmure(L1) 118 Castellano x-x-x Pletcher 7-2

7 Spangled Banner 118 Alvarado x-x-x Harty 15-1

8 Striking Style 118 Rocco, Jr x-x-x Matz 10-1

9 Miss Frost 118 Prado 5-x-x Albertrani 15-1

10 Granny Mc's Kitten(L1) 118 Rosario x-x-x Brown 2-1

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11 Prove It All Night(L1) 118 Rosario x-x-x Terranova, II 4-1

12 Ocean Boulevard(L1) 118 Prado 3-x-x Wilkes 3-1

1a Dancing House 118 Ortiz, Jr x-x-x McLaughlin 5-1

Rau Breck fired swift half-mile work on Spa sod on Monday; best guess. Macaroon hails from potent second-out stable; improvement expected. Granny Mc's Kitten debuts for Chad Brown; could be the goods.

3

11/16 Miles (Inner Turf). 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Allowance. Purse: $87,000.

2 Moonlight Caper(L) 117 Cohen 1-9-4 McPeek 20-1

3 Grenoble(L) 117 Velasquez 4-3-6 Zito 15-1

4 Riolama(L) 122 Castellano 2-5-2 Brown 4-1

5 Town Flirt(L) 122 Rocco, Jr 5-2-2 Weaver 15-1

6 Riverboat Queen(L) 117 Ortiz, Jr 5-8-3 Pletcher 10-1

1 Clearbrook(L) 117 Alvarado 1-x-x Mott 7-2

7 Strike Charmer(L) 117 Prado 1-4-3 Carroll 8-1

8 Ezpz Lemon Squeeze(L) 122 Espinoza 1-2-7 Frisco 30-1

1a Sustained(L) 117 Rosario 3-2-1 Romans 7-2

9 Enchanting Lisa(L1) 117 Lezcano 1-x-x LoPresti 2-1

10 Miss Lamour(L) 117 Saez 2-2-10 Matz 10-1

11 Secret Union(L) 117 Ortiz 6-3-1 McLaughlin 15-1

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12 Belle Gallantey(L) 122 Maragh 4-2-2 Friedman 6-1

13 Galloping Giraffe(L) 117 Castellano 1-5-x Pletcher 5-2

14 Lady Kierkegaard(L) 122 Ortiz, Jr 3-3-3 Clement 7-2

Town Flirt needed last and owns fast final fractions on best efforts. Riolama is training with a purpose for first start since April; dangerous. Grenoble owns fast figures on best efforts; worth a look.

4

11/8 Miles. 3&up. Maiden Claiming $25,000. Purse: $41,000.

2 Plausibly(L) 124 Velasquez 2-7-8 Lerman 15-1

3 Great Call(L) 124 Cohen 2-3-6 Moquett 5-1

4 Barrister Jim(L) 119 Rosario 2-5-2 Ward 3-1

5 So Outspoken(L) 119 Castellano 7-9-x Pletcher 5-1

6 Prince Curlin(L) 119 Espinoza 6-7-x Persaud 15-1

1 Master of Markets(L) 124 Lezcano 5-6-5 Zito 12-1

7 Let the Cat Out(L) 119 Ortiz, Jr 8-11-x Albertrani 8-1

8 Tapulous(L) 119 Maragh 2-2-3 Contessa 5-2

9 Retired(L) 119 Rocco, Jr 3-4-3 Brown 12-1

1a Navajo Ca Lo(L) 119 Saez 3-3-5 Zito 12-1

Navajo Ca Lo is a deep closer that could be aided by today's 9-furlong trip. Barrister Jim gets rider upgrade and will prove very tough on a soft lead. Tapulous compiled tight work tab since besting top selection by 13 lengths on May 17; distance could be the stumbling block.

5

11/8 Miles (Inner Turf). 3&up. NY Bred. Maiden Special Weight. Purse: $75,000.

1 Fiddlers Tango(L) 119 Rocco, Jr 10-8-7 Antonucci 30-1

2 Post Pattern(L) 124 Cohen 3-9-7 Schettino 5-1

3 Irish Jade(L) 119 Ortiz, Jr 7-2-3 Terranova, II 3-1

4 Volatile Markets(L) 119 Rosario 7-4-2 Violette, Jr 8-1

5 Grahamandwithers(L) 119 Castellano 5-3-3 Schettino 5-1

6 Acadian Connection(L) 119 Solis 11-2-6 Orseno 20-1

7 Raffies Bay(L) 119 Maragh 9-4-7 Bond 10-1

8 National Buck(L1) 119 Velasquez 7-x-x Weaver 15-1

9 Sun Worshipper 119 Espinoza 7-x-x Kelly 20-1

10 Professor Chaos(L) 124 Ortiz 4-5-4 Metivier 20-1

11 Oklahoma Den(L) 124 Prado 5-3-4 Simon 12-1

12 Mike and Rob(L) 124 Saez 2-3-6 Weaver 7-2

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13 Privatize(L) 119 Ortiz 6-6-3 Gyarmati 6-1

14 Face the Race(L) 119 Rosario 4-4-6 Matz 7-2

15 Bernardo(L1) 119 Ortiz, Jr 4-3-3 Toscano, Jr 4-1

16 Mr. G. Zee(L) 119 No Rider 2-6-5 Schettino 5-1

Post Pattern was an even third when starting from tough post last time; forward move predicted in second start since six-month absence. Grahamandwithers is speedy and makes peak start of form cycle. Professor Chaos packs potent stretch kick on best; price will be tempting.

6

51/2 Furlongs (Mellon Turf). 3&up. Claiming $20,000. Purse: $37,000.

2 Turn Up the Music 122 Saez 10-3-7 Bond 12-1

1 Sky Lover(L) 119 Rosario 1-8-4 Maker 2-1

3 Sayler's Creek(L) 117 Prado 10-5-7 Carwood 12-1

4 Cap'n Raymond(L) 122 Ortiz 4-3-6 Sciacca 30-1

5 Silent Thunder(L) 122 Espinoza 3-4-3 Schettino 10-1

6 Life's a Roar(L) 122 Lezcano 2-1-2 Fisher 8-1

7 You Tarzan(L) 117 Rodriguez 1-7-7 Ortiz 20-1

8 Storm Pursuit(L) 122 Velasquez 2-10-11 Trombetta 6-1

9 Chics Palace(L) 122 Lezcano 3-9-11 Persaud 30-1

10 Smiling Bob(L) 117 Maragh 2-5-4 Pompay 5-1

11 Freud's Debut(L) 122 Castellano 4-3-2 Rodriguez 6-1

12 One Smokin Cat(L) 117 Ortiz, Jr 1-4-6 Gullo 15-1

Also Eligible

13 Mr. Starr's Report(L) 122 Solis 5-3-1 Fisher 15-1

14 Bairn(L) 124 Alvarado 5-1-10 Adsit 8-1

15 Too Much Talk(L) 117 Lezcano 7-1-2 Morley 8-1

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1a The Sixties(L) 117 Rosario 1-7-3 Maker 2-1

Turn Up the Music logged tight work slate for first start since May 27 and owns win and a second in two starts on Spa sod. Sayler's Creek wheels back in a hurry and moves to grass after hitting gate and being eased on Opening Day; very interesting. Storm Pursuit was a willing second at this level in last; big-time player.

7

7 Furlongs (Mellon Turf). 3&up. Claiming $20,000. Purse: $37,000.

1 Sneaky Freud(L) 117 Castellano 9-1-5 Pletcher 8-1

2 Praetorian Guard(L) 122 Ortiz 8-3-1 Antonucci 20-1

3 Hey Leroy(L) 119 Rosario 3-1-10 Maker 3-1

4 August Osage(L) 122 Velasquez 3-5-2 Rodriguez 4-1

5 Last Run(L) 119 Saez 1-5-12 Brown 15-1

6 Mister Woolman(L) 117 Lezcano 8-3-4 Zito 6-1

7 M Six(L) 117 Amaro 1-4-6 Lucas 30-1

8 Meeker Avenue(L) 117 Espinoza 12-7-5 Schettino 20-1

9 Beat of the Drum(L) 117 Maragh 1-1-2 Jerkens 12-1

10 Splittin' Wood(L) 117 Alvarado 6-3-1 Reynolds 12-1

11 Hamme Dancer(L) 122 Ortiz, Jr 3-5-4 Jerkens 10-1

12 Song of Aspen(L) 119 Lezcano 5-4-6 Persaud 50-1

13 Cape Glory(L) 122 Rocco, Jr 7-2-5 Morse 5-1

August Osage makes peak start of form cycle and gets favorable cutback in distance. Hey Leroy also makes third outing since layoff and would be aided by pace meltdown. Last Run is a last-race that will offer generous price.

8

51/2 Furlongs (Mellon Turf). 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Claiming $20,000. Purse: $37,000.

1 Time On My Hands(L) 117 Castellano 9-9-1 Contessa 6-1

2 Dissension(L) 117 Ortiz, Jr 3-3-4 Gullo 20-1

3 Colorme Kitten(L) 117 Saez 3-3-2 Pompay 10-1

4 Jealous(L) 122 Lezcano 6-9-8 Legall 30-1

5 Pumpkin Lane(L) 117 Rocco, Jr 8-8-5 Quartarolo 30-1

6 Midnight Rider(L) 117 Prado 9-4-1 Canani 15-1

7 Rodinia(L) 122 Lezcano 4-4-3 Servis 7-2

8 Sharon Spagetti(L) 117 Ortiz 7-3-5 Rodriguez 12-1

9 Rosie My Way(L) 117 Alvarado 4-3-6 Orseno 20-1

10 Honorable Pass(L) 117 Rosario 3-3-7 Maker 6-1

11 Maid for Joe(L) 117 Maragh 1-7-1 Trombetta 5-1

12 Top Tier Lass(L) 117 Velasquez 3-7-6 Rodriguez 3-1

Main Track Only

13 Legal Lady(L) 117 No Rider 7-1-5 Schosberg 12-1

14 Frosty But Funky(L) 117 No Rider 9-11-8 Gullo 15-1

15 Little Gabby Girl(L) 117 Castellano 1-1-5 Brown 7-2

16 Midnightinpositano(L) 117 Rodriguez 1-7-7 Metivier 6-1

Sharon Spagetti projects as the speed of the speed in turf debut. Top Tier Lass logged only win on Saratoga turf and now makes first start since claimed by Rudy Rodriguez. Maid for Joe is last-race winner that owns versatile running style.

9

11/8 Miles. 3&up. Allowance. Purse: $87,000.

1 Midnight Taboo(L) 117 Castellano 12-2-1 Pletcher 2-1

2 Cap the Moment 122 Rodriguez 3-6-6 Smith 15-1

3 Tiz Now My Choice(L) 117 Rocco, Jr 9-1-10 Arnold, II 15-1

4 Cary Street(L) 122 Lezcano 2-2-1 Walsh 4-1

5 Tiz Adonis(L) 117 Alvarado 4-8-1 Moquett 6-1

6 Kid Sidney(L) 122 Saez 7-5-9 Morse 12-1

7 Norumbega(L1) 117 Rosario 5-2-5 McGaughey III 9-5

Midnight Taboo is firing bullets for return after being overmatched in Belmont Stakes last time. Norumbega gets the meds after failing to fire as the favorite last out; very dangerous. Tiz Adonis owns competitive numbers on 'A' game.

10

61/2 Furlongs. 3YO. THE AMSTERDAM (Grade II). Purse: $200,000.

1 Mentor Cane(L) 117 Prado 1-3-2 Shirreffs 6-1

2 Forty Tales(L) 123 Rosario 1-1-5 Pletcher 2-1

3 Declan's Warrior(L) 123 Lezcano 2-1-1 Zito 5-2

4 Salutos Amigos(L) 117 Ortiz 9-4-5 Guillot 12-1

5 Cat Five Hurricane(L) 117 Velasquez 3-1-4 Rose 30-1

6 Rainbow Heir(L) 123 Trujillo 1-1-1 Perkins, Jr 4-1

7 Mico Margarita(L) 123 Santana, Jr 1-1-9 Asmussen 5-1

Rainbow Heir is speedy and yet to taste defeat in four starts; ready for prime time. Declan's Warrior packs potent late punch; very dangerous. Forty Tales also closes strongly and would be aided if top selection hits the wall in the lane.

11

6 Furlongs. 3&up. Maiden Claiming $20,000. NY Bred. Purse: $37,000.

1 Magnifcentmillion(L) 119 Velasquez 8-5-x Rodriguez 7-2

2 My New Hope(L) 119 Lezcano 11-8-7 Quartarolo 30-1

3 Thingamajigger(L) 119 Maragh 4-5-6 Jerkens 9-2

4 My Teddy Bear(L) 119 Ortiz 6-10-6 Sciacca 8-1

5 Woburn 119 Rocco, Jr 4-2-5 Dunham 15-1

6 Purple Pico(L) 124 Santana, Jr 3-2-3 O'Brien 15-1

7 Without Regard(L) 124 Cohen 4-8-5 Jacobson 3-1

8 Never Naked(L) 119 Ortiz, Jr 8-5-x Schosberg 8-1

9 Spin Chief(L) 124 Alvarado 4-x-x Domino 6-1

10 Keyaly(L) 124 Prado 9-2-6 DiSanto 15-1

11 Jump Johnny Jive(L) 119 Rodriguez 11-9-6 Prine 50-1

12 G W's Hammer(L) 119 Espinoza 6-12-7 Hertler 20-1

My Teddy Bear drops and should offer best price potential of the contenders in wide-open nightcap. Without Regard makes first start since claimed by DAS/Jacobson; very dangerous. Thingamajigger displayed improved speed in last; right in the thick of this. Purple Pico finished behind a next-out winner in last; don't ignore.

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