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Handicapped by Rick Needham at Belmont Park

RACE #3 - BELMONT PARK - 2:22 PM EASTERN POST

6.0 FURLONGS DIRT TWO YEAR OLDS STAKES $125,000.00 PURSE

The Rockville Centre Stakes

#5 INTERNATIONAL STAR
#2 BUSTIN IT
#3 ELUSIVE NEW YORKER
#4 MIDNIGHT NICK

Well folks ... if you are unfamiliar with New York City "geography" ... the village of Rockville Centre, New York is located just a few miles southeast of Belmont Park. The name is derived from an esteemed early member of the community, Mordecai "Rock" Smith, an 18th century preacher, community leader, blacksmith, farmer, and justice of the peace. It holds a place in pop culture as the setting for Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. Residents have included turf writer Pete Axthelm, Hall of Fame rider Eddie Arcaro, pop star Billy Idol, Hall of Fame pitcher Sandy Koufax, comedian Amy Schumer, reality television show star Bethenny Frankel, and radio personality Howard Stern. Here in just the initial running of this stakes event for New York Breds .. #5 INTERNATIONAL STAR comes off a maiden-breaking, "POWER RUN WIN" to break his maiden in his "first asking," and makes that classic "turf-to-dirt" move this afternoon. Jockey Irad Ortiz was in his irons for that win, 21 days ago here at Belmont Park, which produced a whopping, +940% return on investment in the process, and "Little Poppie" is back today for his 2nd ride, gunning for back-to-back "Circle Trips!" #2 BUSTIN IT comes off a place finish in his respective "first asking."



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Handicapped by The Walker Group at Belterra Park

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Odds shown are morning line odds.



Race 6 - Allowance - 6.0f on the Dirt. Purse: $19500 Class Rating: 83

FOR REGISTERED OHIO BRED FILLIES AND MARES THREE YEARS OLD AND UPWARD. THREE YEAR OLDS, 118 LBS.; OLDER, 124 LBS. NON-WINNERS OF A RACE SINCE JUNE 13 ALLOWED 2 LBS.


RECOMMENDED CHOICES
The Walker Group Picks

# 1A BLAZING BLING 2/1

# 4 MAD JAZZ 6/1

# 1 SIGNIFICANT BLING 2/1

BLAZING BLING gets the edge as the wager in here. Is worth considering and may be a wager - strong Equibase Speed Figures (78 average) at today's distance and surface recently. Has been running strongly lately and will almost certainly be on the front end early on. Has very strong Equibase Class Figures relative to this group - worth a look. MAD JAZZ - Is tough not to look at based on Equibase speed figs which have been solid - 74 avg - of late. Should be given a chance in this contest if only for the decent Equibase Speed Figure garnered in the last race. SIGNIFICANT BLING - She has been moving very well as of late while recording very solid speed figures. Posted a strong speed figure in the last race. Can run another good one in this affair.



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F.A.S.T. Sheets Free Race for Ellis Park

Ellis Park - Race 7

Exacta / $0.50 Trifecta / $0.10 Superfecta / $0.50 Pick 3 (Races 7-8-9)

 

Optional Claiming $25,000 • 5 1/2 Furlongs • Turf • Ages 3 and up CR: 99 • Purse: $30,500 • Post: 4:00P
FOR THREE YEAR OLDS AND UPWARD WHICH HAVE NEVER WON $7,500 OTHER THAN MAIDEN, CLAIMING, STARTER, OR STATE BRED OR WHICH HAVE NEVER WON TWO RACES OR CLAIMING PRICE $25,000. THREE YEAR OLDS, 120 LBS.; OLDER, 124 LBS. NON-WINNERS OF A RACE SINCE JUNE 13 ALLOWED 3 LBS. CLAIMING PRICE $25,000 (RACES WHERE ENTERED FOR $20,000 OR LESS NOT CONSIDERED). (IF DEEMED INADVISABLE BY MANAGEMENT TO RUN THIS RACE OVER THE TURF COURSE, IT WILL BE RUN ON THE MAIN TRACK AT FIVE AND ONE HALF FURLONGS.).
Contenders
Race Analysis
P#
Horse
Morn
Line
Accept
Odds

Race Type: Fast-paced Race. There are many horses that could vie for the early lead. Check on scratches of any of the Front-runners. * KEY ANGLES * STORMY GOING: Horse had a bullet workout within the last seven days. SASUENO: Horse has run a Goo d Race within the last 30 days. SWEET PLATINUM: Horse's win percentage at today's distance(sprint or route)/surface (dirt or turf) is at least 50. METRO DREAMER: Today is a sprint and the horse's last start was within the last ten days. PENDING AS SET: Today is a sprint and this is the horse's third or fourth start after a layoff.
7
STORMY GOING
6/1
5/1
4
SASUENO
4/1
5/1
8
SWEET PLATINUM
9/2
7/1
2
METRO DREAMER
3/1
10/1
1
PENDING ASSET
7/2
10/1
 
 

P#
Horse (In Running Style Order)
Post
Morn
Line
Running Style
Good
Class
Good
Speed
Early Figure
Finish Figure
Platinum
Figure
4
SASUENO
5
4/1
Front-runner
100
94
115.7
83.4
76.9
7
STORMY GOING
8
6/1
Front-runner
105
103
94.2
84.6
79.6
2
METRO DREAMER
3
3/1
Front-runner
92
90
73.9
83.4
75.9
5
TOTAL IMMERSION
6
10/1
Alternator/Front-runner
97
90
74.6
85.6
77.6
8
SWEET PLATINUM
9
9/2
Stalker
90
87
87.5
83.6
73.6
3
YARDBIRD MISFITS
4
6/1
Stalker
84
83
70.6
72.0
56.0
1
PENDING ASSET
1
7/2
Trailer
97
93
56.5
76.9
68.4
6
LIL POSH
7
12/1
Alternator/Non-contender
90
84
79.7
74.0
56.5
1A
MALIBU HIGH
2
7/2
Alternator/Non-contender
94
85
60.7
80.6
71.6
 
 


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Handicapped by The Walker Group at Emerald Downs

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Odds shown are morning line odds.



Race 7 - Claiming - 6.5f on the Dirt. Purse: $10500 Class Rating: 80

FOR THREE YEAR OLDS. WEIGHT, 122 LBS. NON-WINNERS OF TWO RACES ALLOWED 4 LBS. CLAIMING PRICE $10,000, IF FOR $8,000, ALLOWED 3 LBS.


RECOMMENDED CHOICES
The Walker Group Picks

# 3 CHARLIE'S GOLD 5/2

# 7 SECRET HARBOR 3/1

# 6 WEDGEY TIME 7/2

CHARLIE'S GOLD is tough to overlook as the bet in here. Will more than likely be one of the leaders of the pack going into the midpoint of the contest. Ran a strong last race. Matias has recent return on investment figures which make this horse a strong bet. SECRET HARBOR - With a solid jockey who has won at a respectable 26 percent rate over the last 30 days. This has to be one of the top picks. With a nice class rating average of 82, has one of the best class advantages in this group. WEDGEY TIME - Is tough not to examine based on speed figures which have been formidable - 72 avg - of late. Is a solid choice - given the 74 speed figure from his most recent race.



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Gulfstream - Race #8 - Post: 5:02pm - Maiden Special - 6.0 furlongs on the Dirt. Purse: $36,000 Class Rating: 76

Rating: Golden DollarGolden DollarGolden DollarGolden Dollar

#8 FANTASTIC VOYAGE (ML=5/1)
#7 GOLD PIECE (ML=3/1)


FANTASTIC VOYAGE - Already competed against today's morning line choice on June 29th at Gulfstream and finished ahead of that one. Have to believe she can do it again in this event. This campaigner coming off a strong try in the last 30 days is a serious competitor in my opinion. A repeat of that latest performance on Jun 29th where she recorded a figure of 75 looks high enough to win in this contest. I like this filly. Has the top (EPS) earnings per start in here. GOLD PIECE - Taking a trip down in class; has the ability to make her presence felt. Pinchin brings her right back. I advocate you stick with this hot filly. Pinchin moves this filly to the dirt today. Look for a marked improvement from the most recent race on the grass.

Vulnerable Contenders: #1 SOPHIA'S PRIDE (ML=5/2), #3 SEVEN SEVEN SEVEN (ML=8/1), #10 APPROVAL (ML=8/1),

SOPHIA'S PRIDE - Should have at least finished in the money in the last 60 days in a short distance contest to be worth a shot at small odds in a sprint. This filly finished out of the money on May 26th and wasn't close last time around the track either. SEVEN SEVEN SEVEN - Registered a mediocre rating last time around the track in a Maiden Special race on Mar 19th. Unlikely to see an improved performance off of that figure. APPROVAL - In any race of 6 furlongs, I like to support a contender that has been looking good in sprint affairs recently. The fifth place result in the last event was not that great.

Top HatGUEST COMMENTARY: Winston - FANTASTIC VOYAGE - Getting my money. Tops in TM Power Rating and should go off at generous odds.
 
 
 


STRAIGHT WAGERS:

Put your money on #8 FANTASTIC VOYAGE on the nose if you can get odds of 3/2 or more

EXACTA WAGERS:

Box [7,8]

TRIFECTA WAGERS:

Pass

SUPERFECTA WAGERS:

Skip



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F.A.S.T. Sheets Free Race for Hastings

Hastings - Race 8

Exactor / Triactor / Superfecta

 

Maiden Claiming $12,500 • 6 1/2 Furlongs • Dirt • Ages 3 and up CR: 66 • Purse: $10,000 • Post: 5:28P
(PLUS UP TO $2,500 THRIF) FOR MAIDENS, FILLIES AND MARES THREE YEARS OLD AND UPWARD. THREE YEAR OLDS, 117 LBS.; OLDER, 122 LBS. CLAIMING PRICE $12,500, IF FOR $11,000, ALLOWED 3 LBS.
Contenders
Race Analysis
P#
Horse
Morn
Line
Accept
Odds

Race Type: Lone Front-runner. D S SIOBHAN is the Lone Front-runner of the race. * KEY ANGLES * D S SIOBHAN: Today is a sprint, horse is a Front-runner with an inside post position. Horse has a TrackMaster "+" designation or an "L" designation. Q UEEN MILITANT: Horse has run a Good Race within the last 30 days. Horse ranks in the top three in TrackMaster Power Rating. QUIET FINALITY: Horse has run a Good Race within the last 30 days. Horse ranks in the top three in average Equibase Class R ating at the distance/surface. MISS ROSE PARADE: Horse has a TrackMaster "+" designation or an "L" designation. Horse has the highest TrackMaster Power Rating.
3
D S SIOBHAN
4/1
5/1
2
QUEEN MILITANT
3/1
6/1
1
QUIET FINALITY
8/1
7/1
6
MISS ROSE PARADE
6/1
7/1
 
 

P#
Horse (In Running Style Order)
Post
Morn
Line
Running Style
Good
Class
Good
Speed
Early Figure
Finish Figure
Platinum
Figure
3
D S SIOBHAN
3
4/1
Front-runner
62
43
80.8
45.1
35.1
1
QUIET FINALITY
1
8/1
Alternator/Stalker
58
61
78.0
57.0
49.0
6
MISS ROSE PARADE
6
6/1
Alternator/Stalker
59
58
63.9
56.7
51.7
8
COUNTRY PEARL
8
10/1
Trailer
58
56
54.4
53.6
44.1
4
GONEWITHTHEGREY
4
7/2
Trailer
0
0
32.2
49.3
38.8
2
QUEEN MILITANT
2
3/1
Alternator/Trailer
62
67
57.2
53.4
49.9
7
I'M A DIVA TOO
7
12/1
Alternator/Non-contender
0
0
65.4
50.2
41.7
 
 

Unknown Running Style: WHO'SGOTTHEBUTTON (5/1) [Jockey: Bisono Alex - Trainer: Gilker Robert].


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Parx Racing - Race #3 - Post: 1:19pm - Claiming - 8.3 furlongs on the Turf. Purse: $28,000 Class Rating: 94

Rating: Golden DollarGolden DollarGolden DollarGolden Dollar

#6 HEROIC INDEED (ML=6/1)
#1 BIGSTORMRISING (ML=12/1)


HEROIC INDEED - This horse should go right out to the early lead and may never look back. Could wire the field. Racing at a similar level as last race on June 29th at Parx Racing. I think Dotolo has found a good spot for him, and I like his chances in this event. BIGSTORMRISING - This gelding is in nice condition. Ran third on July 2nd.

Vulnerable Contenders: #7 BIG SAM (ML=2/1), #8 SAINTLY FEELINGS (ML=7/2), #5 ALEX EL GUAPO (ML=9/2),

BIG SAM - You should normally gamble against probable favorites that haven't raced or show no activity in the morning over the last 3 weeks. SAINTLY FEELINGS - 88/81/76, are the lessening Equibase speed figures for this entrant. This gelding notched a speed fig in his last race which likely isn't good enough in today's event. ALEX EL GUAPO - Doesn't look to be in a convenient spot this time around.



STRAIGHT WAGERS:

Bet on #6 HEROIC INDEED to win if we can get at least 7/5 odds

EXACTA WAGERS:

Box [1,6]

TRIFECTA WAGERS:

6 with 1 with [5,8,9] Total Cost: $3



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