NYRA lists probables for Belmont Stakes weekend races

NYRA lists probables for Belmont Stakes weekend races
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The New York Racing Association Press Office on Monday listed the following horses as current contenders for the Belmont Stakes Racing Festival lineup of races.

Saturday, June 8

Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes

Probable: Everfast (Dale Romans), Intrepid Heart (Todd Pletcher), Master Fencer (Koichi Tsunoda), Sir Winston (Mark Casse), Spinoff (Todd Pletcher), Tacitus (Bill Mott), Tax (Danny Gargan), War of Will (Mark Casse)

Possible: Joevia (Greg Sacco)

Grade 1, $1 million Manhattan

Probable: Bricks and Mortar (Chad Brown), Channel Cat (Pletcher), Channel Maker (Bill Mott), Olympico (Chad Brown), Qurbaan (Kiaran McLaughlin), Raging Bull (Chad Brown), Robert Bruce (Chad Brown)

Possible: Arklow (Brad Cox)

Grade 1, $1.2 million Runhappy Metropolitan

Probable: Coal Front (Todd Pletcher), Firenze Fire (Jason Servis), Mitole (Steve Asmussen), McKinzie (Bob Baffert), Promises Fulfilled (Dale Romans), Thunder Snow (Saeed bin Suroor)

Grade 1, $700,000 Ogden Phipps

Probable: Come Dancing (Carlos Martin), Electric Forest (Brown), Escape Clause (Don Schnell), Midnight Bisou (Steve Asmussen), Pacific Wind (Brown)

Grade 1, $700,000 Acorn

Probable: Bell's the One (Neil Pessin), Cookie Dough (McLaughlin), Guarana (Chad Brown), Jeltrin (Alexis Delgado), Proud Emma (Peter Miller), Queen of Beas (Jorge Abreu), Serengeti Empress (Tom Amoss)

Grade 1 $700,000 Longines Just a Game

Probable: Beau Recall (Brad Cox), Bellavais (Todd Pletcher), Daddy Is a Legend (George Weaver), Environs (Chad Brown), Got Stormy (Mark Casse), Precieuse (Chad Brown), Rushing Fall (Chad Brown)

Grade 1, $400,000 Jaipur Invitational

Probable: Bound for Nowhere (Wesley Ward), Dirty (Jeremiah Englehart) Disco Partner (Christophe Clement), Undrafted (Wesley Ward), World of Trouble (Jason Servis) 

Grade 1, $400,000 Woody Stephens 

Probable: Mind Control (Greg Sacco), Wendell Fong (Jeremiah Englehart)

Possible: Mucho Gusto (Bob Baffert)

Grade 2 $400,000 Woodford Reserve Brooklyn Invitational

Probable: Campaign (John Sadler), Marconi (Todd Pletcher), Rocketry (Jimmy Jerkens) 

$150,000 Easy Goer

Probable: Dream Maker (Mark Casse), Last Judgement (Todd Pletcher), Nolo Contesto (John Sadler),

Possible: Mucho Gusto (Bob Baffert)

Friday, June 7

Grade 3, $250,000 Bed o' Roses

Probable: Chalon (Arnaud Delacour), Dawn the Destroyer (Kiaran McLaughlin), Heavenhasmynikki (Bob Hess), Marley's Freedom (Bob Baffert), Mia Mischief (Steve Asmussen), Pacific Gale (John Kimmel), Separationofpowers (Chad Brown) 

Grade 2, $600,000 New York

Probable: Competitionofideas (Chad Brown). Holy Helena (Jimmy Jerkens), Homerique (Chad Brown), Santa Monica (Chad Brown) 

Grade 2, $250,000 True North

Probable: Catalina Cruiser (John Sadler)

Possible: Nicodemus (Linda Rice), Strike Power (Mark Hennig), Whitmore (Ron Moquett)

Grade 2, $400,000 Belmont Gold Cup Invitational

Probable: Amade (Alessandro Botti), Canessar (Delacour), Epical (Jim Cassidy), Focus Group (Chad Brown), Highland Sky (Barclay Tagg), Hunter O'Riley (Jimmy Toner), Mootsadir (Hugo Palmer), Raa Atoll (Luke Comer), Red Knight (Bill Mott)

Possible: Arklow (Brad Cox), Thomas Hobson (Willie Mullins)

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