A quick look at the Belmont Stakes and undercard probables

A quick look at the Belmont Stakes and undercard probables
Photo: Dan Heary/Eclipse Sportswire

Belmont Park will feature six graded stakes races on Saturday, June 20, as the Triple Crown kicks off with the Belmont Stakes this year.

The following are the probables for all six graded stakes races, headlined by the rescheduled edition of the Belmont Stakes:

The $1,000,000 Grade 1 Belmont Stakes, for 3-year-old colts and geldings at 1 1/8 miles:

Basin (Steve Asmussen), Dr Post (Todd Pletcher), Farmington Road (Pletcher), Max Player (Linda Rice), Modernist (Bill Mott), Sole Volante (Patrick Biancone), Tiz the Law (Barclay Tagg) and Tap It to Win (Mark Casse).

Possible: Pneumatic (Asmussen)

The $300,000 Grade 1 Acorn, for 3-year-old fillies at one mile:

Casual (Steve Asmussen), Gamine (Bob Baffert), Lucrezia (Arnaud Delacour), Perfect Alibi (Mark Casse), Pleasant Orb (Barclay Tagg), Venetian Harbor (Richard Baltas), Water White (Rudy Rodriguez)

The $250,000 Grade 1 Jaipur, for 3-year-olds and up at six furlongs on the turf:

Diamond Oops (Biancone), Hidden Scroll (Bill Mott), Justaholic (Tom Clark), Kanthaka (Graham Motion), Oleksandra (Neil Drysdale), Pure Sensation (Christophe Clement), Stubbins (Doug O'Neill), Texas Wedge (Peter Miller), Tiger Blood (Mike Maker)

The $250,000 Grade 1 Woody Stephens, for 3-year-olds at seven furlongs:

Echo Town (Steve Asmussen), Fore Left (Doug O'Neill), Meru (Jorge Duarte, Jr.), Mischevious Alex (John Servis), No Parole (Tom Amoss), Shoplifted (Asmussen)

Possible: Premier Star (Mike Trombetta)

The $150,000 Grade 2 Pennine Ridge, for 3-year-olds at one mile on the turf:

Decorated Invader (Christophe Clement), Hieronymus (Brad Cox), Proven Strategies (Mark Casse)

Possible: Maryland Mo (Graham Motion), Vanzzy (Mike Pino)

The $150,000 Grade 3 Wonder Again, for 3-year-old fillies at one mile on the turf:

Antoinette (Bill Mott), Highland Glory (Barclay Tagg), Selflessly (Chad Brown), Speaktomeofsummer (Christophe Clement), Sweet Melania (Pletcher)

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