Taking a chance with first time two turn runner Super Majesty and Tiger Ride in this one. I think Super Majesty should handle the longer distance and would relish the off going (being by Super Saver. Tiger Ride is a versatile runner on turf and dirt and an off-track should help her chances should she run here instead of tomorrow's turf race (cross entered).
Go Around is my top pick here. Looks better after coming back from layoff. Seems to be getting better and likes Belmont turf (2 1-0-1).
like Adventist (in the money against KY Derby runners and seems to be improving) and Wild About Deb (west coast invader had a solid mdn win first time on two turns)
going with Tourist and World Approval
Going with improving Beach Patrol (turf and under P. Amato care) and Frank Conversation ( back at his best surface).
Tourist and World Approval are my picks here.
Sticking with Mor Spirit, Exaggerator and Gun Runner as my three picks.
Might be all feathers in the winner circle with either the improving Eagle or comebacker Noble Bird. Eagle showed he might be a force in the older horse division when he gamely ran down the stubborn Noble Bird in his last. Decent record at CD and he's pretty much running against a similar group. Noble Bird likes CD and that should only help, combining that with third start off layoff, and shorter distance should make him harder to track down. Top Billing hasn't been the horse people thought he would be since his 3 yr old TC campaign but looks like he's getting better and is healthier.
Going with West Coast Invader Nodiac and improving Heavenly View. Feel like the distance is perfect for Nodiac and he always shows up in a race. Like Prat on him and if he can get a clear run, should be right there. Heavenly View seems to a different horse on turf. Hoping he keeps that up and with J. Velasquez/Pletcher combo worth a shot in here.
I'll be going with the bridesmaid of Songbird, Land Over Sea. Consistent runner that showed she is a better 3 yr old and ran well in her last to win a stakes race. Liked her race against Songbird two starts back and feel that she is getting better and like her chances in here (especially with Songbird out). Also like the longshot Royal Obsession. pretty consistent filly that I feel might be coming into her own after her last performance. Liked her a little closer to pace and ran a game second in the mud. F. Geroux has won with her before. Third pick would be the untested Go Maggie Go. Seems to have some tactical speed and shows grit every time albeit in only two starts. Won a solid race off a maiden (jumped to a Grade 2 race). She still has more to prove as others have more foundation but I think she will make a nice impression in this race (again no Songbird).
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