Wednesday's 6th race (3:30pm ET) from Belmont Park is an Optional Claiming event for 3-year-olds and up dashing seven furlongs on the main track.
#2 Professor Fate (5-1) exits an above par place finish at the Spa Aug 24 and new trainer Guerrero excels first off the claim. He projects a tactical trip under Ortiz in his 3rd start off the shelf.
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#5 Shankopotamus (3-1) has the speed to succeed and is a 2-time winner at seven panels. He wins the paper race pace battle and could easily go all the way under Cornelio V.
$18 to win #2
$6 Exacta Box 2-5 ($12)
analysis by Jarrod Horak