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Steve Matthews / October 26 at Belmont

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6 Furlongs. (Widener Turf). 3&up. Starters Handicap. BOOM TOWNER. Purse: $40,000. Post -- 1 p.m.

3 Wicked Tune(L) 123 Mangalee 2-2-1 Alexander 3-1

4 Ever a Friend(L) 117 Cohen 3-3-2 Jacobson 4-1

5 Fisherman's Wharf(L) 117 Lopez 10-3-8 Galluscio 15-1

6 Chernobyl's Hero(L) 115 Luzzi 5-7-1 Odintz 12-1

7 Close to the Vest(L) 116 Ortiz, Jr 8-7-1 Younghans 15-1

8 Saints Alive(L) 115 Nakatani 1-11-3 Sciacca 8-1

2 Scorper(L) 116 Velasquez 8-2-1 Rodriguez 6-1

9 Can't Refuse(L) 113 Rodriguez 5-6-5 Persaud 30-1

10 Ziptronic(L) 114 Curatolo 6-1-6 Contessa 10-1

11 Luigi P 115 Lezcano 2-2-4 Bizelia 12-1

12 Matt's a Giant(L) 116 Figueroa 2-3-1 Farro 6-1

1 Khan of Khans(L) 113 Studart 4-5-9 Chatterpaul 12-1

Also Eligible

2b Golden Weekend(L) 115 Dominguez 4-6-1 Rodriguez 6-1

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1a Missile Motor(L) 114 No Rider 3-1-3 Chatterpaul 12-1

Can't Refuse is riding a forward line on the numbers and now makes peak start of form cycle; call based on price potential. Ever A Friend logs fast final fractions on best efforts. Wicked Tune fired 5-furlong bullet for first start in 51 days; dangerous.

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6 Furlongs. 3&up. NY Bred. Allowance Optional Claiming. Purse: $44,000.

2 Game Token(L) 121 Lezcano 3-5-1 Lalman 7-2

1 Steal the Shot(L) 121 Dominguez 5-5-1 Schosberg 6-1

3 Our Brave Warrior(L) 120 Castellano 1-7-9 Hushion 8-1

4 Head Heart Hoof(L) 121 Velasquez 2-2-6 Dutrow, Jr 2-1

1a Al's Deputy(L) 121 Maragh 1-3-6 Baker 6-1

5 Fight for V L T's(L) 116 Ortiz, Jr 4-3-3 Rodriguez 12-1

6 Won Great Classic(L) 121 Cohen 4-6-1 Jacobson 4-1

7 Wee Freudian(L) 120 Velazquez 1-2-3 Schosberg 5-1

Game Token logged solid number when an even third in last; stalker's style is the key. Al's Deputy was a clear-cut winner in last at FL; dangerous. Head Heart Hoof owns speed and fast figures; obvious player.

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6 Furlongs. 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Maiden Special Weight. Purse: $50,000.

1 Lily Lynn(L1) 120 Solis x-x-x Hennig 12-1

2 Scootles(L) 117 Ortiz, Jr 2-7-3 Hertler 3-1

3 My Girl Gracie(L1) 120 Dominguez x-x-x Hushion 7-2

4 Scenic Drive(L1) 120 Velazquez x-x-x Pletcher 6-5

5 Westside Singer(L) 120 Luzzi 3-x-x Parisella 4-1

My Girl Gracie makes first start for Hushion and attracts Dominguez; tandem is 3-for-9 in past 60 days. Scenic Drive debuts for Pletcher; obviously could be the goods. Scootles has an experience edge; must consider.

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11/16 Miles. (Inner Turf). 3&up. Starters Handicap. THE SOVEREIGN KIT. Purse: $40,000.

3 Exclusive Strike(L) 123 Lopez 1-1-4 Servis 7-2

4 Themanmythnlegend(L) 117 Velazquez 1-1-2 Hills 6-1

5 Super Doc(L) 116 Maragh 6-10-1 Farro 15-1

6 Mr. Enrico(L) 116 Velasquez 5-1-5 Ortiz 15-1

1 The Vin Man(L) 115 Luzzi 4-5-1 Sciacca 12-1

7 Parc des Princes(L) 117 Espinoza 2-6-3 Contessa 8-1

8 Unbridled Heat(L) 119 Dominguez 3-4-5 Jerkens 5-1

2 Glacier Bay(L) 116 Castellano 2-5-2 Galluscio 8-1

9 Spicy Dubai(L) 114 Lezcano 8-5-3 Matz 20-1

10 Dark Cove(L) 124 Garcia 6-6-6 McPeek 5-2

Also Eligible

1a Bold Vindication(L) 115 Velazquez 7-8-2 Sciacca 12-1

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11 Rigby(L) 117 No Rider 1-1-3 Odintz 7-2

12 Stud Muffin(L) 117 No Rider 1-1-3 Rodriguez 3-1

13 Tizsilk(L) 116 Solis 1-2-8 Voss 5-1

2b Lunar Fleet(L) 118 Castellano 1-3-2 Galluscio 8-1

Themanmythnlegend was fast-figured winner in last on Tapeta footing at Pid and is equally effective on turf. Exclusive Strike made sustained rally to win last at Belmont; very playable. Dark Cove, 1-for-1 on Belmont grass, is fresh and owns fast figures; right in the thick of this.

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7 Furlongs. (Widener Turf). 2yo. Fillies. NY Bred. Maiden Special Weight. Purse: $40,000.

2 Sparks Will Fly(L) 120 Castellano 2-3-x Englehart 5-2

3 Simple Rules(L) 120 Maragh 8-x-x Penna, Jr 10-1

4 Reach for a Peach(L) 120 Dominguez 6-3-x Englehart 7-2

5 Silver Willow(L1) 120 Velasquez 3-x-x Baker 10-1

6 Rodinia(L) 120 Bravo 2-5-x Clement 5-1

7 Clever Spirit(L) 120 Smith 4-5-9 Hernandez 15-1

8 White Glove(L1) 120 Cohen x-x-x Kimmel 12-1

1 Manero(L) 115 Curatolo 3-7-x Serpe 8-1

9 Wild Kimmie(L) 120 Lezcano 7-x-x Hennig 20-1

10 Ann Flower(L) 120 Montalvo 6-4-x Conway, Jr 20-1

11 Erin Enchanted(L) 120 Velazquez 6-6-2 Tannuzzo 15-1

12 Court of Dreams(L) 120 Ortiz, Jr 1-7-x Tannuzzo 15-1

Also Eligible

13 Mighty Reward(L) 120 Velasquez 10-x-x Weaver 15-1

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14 My Jopia(L) 120 No Rider 6-2-3 Schettino 4-1

15 Bird House(L) 115 Ortiz, Jr 3-x-x Gullo 5-1

1a Stock Fund(L) 115 Curatolo 2-6-3 Martin 8-1

Silver Willow made solid late rally in debut and is from a dam that's produced two turf winners; addition of Lasix and first start versus NY-bred seal the deal. Reach For A Peach was compromised by slow fractions in grass debut two starts back; big-time threat. Rodina moves to turf for Clement; logical player.

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6 Furlongs. 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Claiming $10,000. Purse: $20,000.

1 Eccentric Life(L) 115 Curatolo 6-1-4 Martin 10-1

2 A La Moda 123 Velasquez 1-5-x Lerman 4-1

3 Shady Road(L) 118 Chavez 5-4-9 Shivmangal 30-1

4 Last Episode(L) 121 Maragh 9-4-1 Duggan 15-1

5 Sky Hosoya(L) 118 Castellano 5-4-6 Pletcher 7-2

6 Soldierette(L) 121 Smith 7-5-7 Hertler 30-1

7 Donna's Sandee(L) 121 Rodriguez 6-7-7 DeMola 30-1

8 Rock Star Royalty(L) 121 Espinoza 1-2-6 Brown 6-1

9 Chickatari(L) 118 Dominguez 2-3-2 Dutrow, Jr 5-2

10 Margo Verge(L) 120 Garcia 12-1-2 Levine 8-1

11 Stellars Theory(L) 113 Ortiz, Jr 5-2-3 Galluscio 10-1

A La Moda was a determined winner the first time she touched Belmont loam; best price potential of the contenders. Rock Star Royalty is rested and owns speed and fast figures. Sky Hosoya drops and should be tighter in second start since eight-month layoff.

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6 Furlongs. (Inner Turf). 2yo. Fillies. Maiden Claiming $50,000-$40,000. Purse: $29,000.

1 Chessrate(L) 120 Cohen 6-5-4 Englehart 15-1

2 Fredericka La Rose(L) 115 Curatolo 8-x-x Serpe 12-1

3 Tiana(L) 120 Dominguez 5-6-5 Dutrow, Jr 4-1

4 Holiday Broad(L) 120 Lezcano 6-2-x Kenneally 7-2

5 Centrique(L) 120 Garcia 4-6-4 Ribaudo 6-1

6 Steal the Appeal(L1) 113 Ortiz, Jr x-x-x Goldberg 6-1

7 Decidedly So(L) 118 Santiago 6-x-x Sallusto 20-1

8 Andrea's Moon(L) 120 Husbands 5-x-x Aquilino 20-1

9 Giving Me Fitz(L) 120 Espinoza 4-x-x Contessa 5-1

10 Fly to the Sky(L) 120 Bravo 7-10-2 Fawkes 20-1

11 Concept(L) 118 Fragoso 4-4-3 Peebles 20-1

12 Star Vesta(L) 120 Velasquez 3-3-x Weaver 8-1

Also Eligible

13 Private Merger(L1) 120 Lezcano x-x-x Aquilino 20-1

14 Lespedeza(L) 115 Curatolo 8-6-x Klesaris 15-1

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15 Siberian Wildcat(L) 120 No Rider 3-3-3 Contessa 8-1

16 Pure Love(L1) 115 Ortiz, Jr x-x-x Persaud 20-1

Giving Me Fitz notched solid final fraction when a tough-trip fourth in debut and is training strongly for return. Chessrate tallied improved internal numbers in last and could play out as the dominant speed in first grass start; very playable. Centrique should pack amplified punch with cutback to 6 furlongs.

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1 Mile. (Widener Turf). 3&up. Allowance. Purse: $53,000.

1 Forum(L) 118 Velasquez 5-12-6 Weaver 15-1

2 Global Power(L) 118 Lopez 7-4-2 Brown 10-1

3 Bombaguia(L) 118 Cohen 1-4-3 Kimmel 15-1

4 Freshman Dorm(L) 123 Garcia 1-1-1 McLaughlin 8-1

5 E. H. Indy(L) 121 Solis 5-7-3 Penna, Jr 6-1

6 Nine O Wonderful(L) 118 Maragh 2-6-1 Bond 12-1

7 Unbridled Ocean(L) 118 Velazquez 1-4-x Pletcher 3-1

8 Green Bluff(L) 121 Dominguez 5-4-4 Farro 15-1

9 Abilio(L) 121 Nakatani 4-3-4 Rice 8-1

10 Imagining(L) 120 Castellano 1-2-2 McGaughey III 2-1

Also Eligible

11 Targhee Pass(L) 121 Lezcano 1-5-6 Jerkens 8-1

Main Track Only

12 Crepe Au Sucre(L) 121 Chavez 4-5-5 Kelly 12-1

Freshman Dorm was given 46-day freshener after rattling off three straight wins; more to come. Global Power hails from Chad Brown barn and is bred to relish switch to sod; very interesting. Unbridled Ocean logged solid numbers in both starts; right in the thick of this.

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6 Furlongs. (Inner Turf). 3&up. Claiming $16,000. Purse: $22,000.

1 A Rod(L) 117 Chavez 9-8-7 Campo, Jr 15-1

2 Yesterday's Story(L) 112 Curatolo 6-4-6 Martin 15-1

3 Departures(L) 121 Velazquez 5-6-5 Chatterpaul 3-1

4 Old Kit Bag(L) 121 Lezcano 4-4-4 Ubillo 10-1

5 Pin(L) 117 Dominguez 9-4-1 Bond 8-1

6 Haya's Boy(L) 117 Husbands 7-3-1 Aquilino 20-1

7 Controversial(L) 121 Castellano 8-5-7 Jerkens 8-1

8 He's a Scrooge(L) 121 Velasquez 9-5-5 Asmussen 4-1

9 Boston Pop(L) 117 Smith 10-5-1 Weaver 20-1

10 Code Purple(L) 114 Ortiz, Jr 1-5-9 Pompay 7-2

11 Tommy Karakorum(L) 117 Montalvo 7-10-5 Pringle 50-1

12 Sweat Shop(L) 121 Cohen 7-5-4 Levine 10-1

Also Eligible

13 Logical Order(L) 121 Rodriguez 7-11-11 Martin, Sr. 30-1

14 Writethatdown(L) 121 Dominguez 1-3-6 Coletti, Sr. 8-1

15 Raecinjasin(L) 112 Curatolo 3-6-7 Galluscio 8-1

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16 Token Sacrifice(L) 116 Ortiz, Jr 3-4-2 Rodriguez 7-2

Old Kit Bag was fast-figured fourth at 71-1 last time; fat ticket once again. Sweat Shop is working with a purpose for first start since May; very playable. Pin gets rider upgrade and makes peak start of form cycle; worth long look. Haya's Boy could prove tough on a soft lead.

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