Belmont Park Entries & Results for Friday, July 1, 2022

Belmont Park, Elmont, NY
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Belmont Park opened in 1905 and is home to the third leg of the Triple Crown, the Belmont Stakes. Its deep dirt track and wide turns have earned the track the nickname of "the Big Sandy."
Biggest stakes: Belmont Stakes, Jockey Club Gold Cup, Champagne Stakes, Acorn Stakes.

Picks Report Get Expert Belmont Park Picks for today’s races. Get Equibase PPs.

Power Picks stats the last 60 days: Top picks are winning at 31.6%, second picks are winning at 21.1%, and third place picks are winning 16.3%.

Belmont Park Power Picks the last 14 days: 0.0% winners /

1M, Dirt, $20,000 Maiden Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $35,000

Exacta, Trifecta (.50), Super (.10), Pick 3 Races (1-3) Early Pick 5 (.50) Races (1-5), Double Wagers

  • Picks Report HRN Power Pick selection. (races 1-3 provided free)
    Race 1: Our pick is the 3/1 second choice, #1 U Cant Handle This. The four-year-old filly by Awesome Again is trained by Rudy R. Rodriguez and ridden by Luis Saez. She has average speed figures but is still open to improvement being so lightly raced. Get Belmont Park Picks for all of today's races.

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1 Picks Report

U Cant Handle This

Awesome Again

Rudy R. Rodriguez

Luis Saez

3/1

2 2

Lordhearmyprayer

Tapiture

Oscar S. Barrera, III

Omar Hernandez Moreno

15/1

3 3

Thatsjustlovely

Medal Count

Randi Persaud

Jhovany Paredes

20/1

4 4

Toosweettobesour

Mastery

James Bentley Begg

Dylan Davis

9/2

5 5

Dance for Bourbon

War Dancer

James T. Ryerson

Jose Lezcano

6/1

6 6

Ice Kreem Sundae

Keen Ice

Rudy R. Rodriguez

Manuel Franco

4/1

7 7

Roz

Fed Biz

Michelle Nevin

Jose Antonio Gomez

8/5

Runner Win Place Show
U Cant Handle This  1 $4.20 $3.90 $3.10
Toosweettobesour  4 - $7.70 $5.00
Lordhearmyprayer  2 - - $6.60
Dance for Bourbon  5 - - -
Also rans: Roz, Ice Kreem Sundae, Thatsjustlovely
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Trifecta 1-4-2 $168.00 $86,639.00
Exacta 1-4 $29.40 $161,063.00
Superfecta 1-4-2-5 $807.00 $51,318.00
Fractions and final time: :23.04, :46.41, 1:12.31, 1:40.15
Winning Owner: Celeritas Racing LLC and Rodriguez, Rudy R.
Winning Breeder: Gary & Mary West Stables, Inc.
U CANT HANDLE THIS broke in front while grabbed with the left-rein to correct a slight outward movement, showed the way on the inside, responded well when asked at the five-sixteenths, shook clear into the stretch, was pulled in by the rider to encourage a lead change inside the three-sixteenths and swapped to the proper lead, extended the advantage under a right-handed crop in the final furlong and proved much the best.

1M, Turf, $40,000 Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $66,000

Exacta, Quinella, Trifecta (.50), Super (.10), Pick 3 Races (2-4) Pick 4 (.50) Races (2-5), Double Wagers

  • Picks Report HRN Power Pick selection. (races 1-3 provided free)
    Race 2: Our pick is the 5/2 second choice, #4 Blue Atlas. The seven-year-old mare by English Channel is trained by Horacio De Paz and ridden by Jose L. Ortiz. She has very good speed figures that matchup well with this group. Get Belmont Park Picks for all of today's races.

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 2

Kerik

Commissioner

Orlando Noda

Manuel Franco

(Main Track only)

8/1

MTO

1A 8

Choose Happiness

Mineshaft

Orlando Noda

Trevor McCarthy

8/1

2 1

War Canoe

Lemon Drop Kid

Steve Klesaris

Kendrick Carmouche

6/1

3 3

Jasminesque

Will Take Charge

Gary Sciacca

Joel Rosario

15/1

4 4 Picks Report

Blue Atlas

English Channel

Horacio De Paz

Jose L. Ortiz

5/2

5 5

Lucky Peridot

Itsmyluckyday

Jose Francisco D'Angelo

Flavien Prat

4/1

6 6

Charge Account

Take Charge Indy

Thomas Morley

Javier Castellano

6/1

7 7

Juxtapose

Verrazano

William E. Morey

Dylan Davis

2/1

Runner Win Place Show
Blue Atlas  4 $7.20 $4.70 $2.90
Lucky Peridot  5 - $5.50 $2.90
Juxtapose  7 - - $2.30
Charge Account  6 - - -
Also rans: War Canoe, Jasminesque, Choose Happiness
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 1-4 $22.80 $90,701.00
Trifecta 4-5-7 $104.00 $91,179.00
Superfecta 4-5-7-6 $389.00 $50,039.00
Quinella 4-5 $22.00 $9,601.00
Exacta 4-5 $45.40 $190,473.00
Fractions and final time: :23.61, :47.1, 1:10.9, 1:34.52
Winning Owner: Barry K. Schwartz
Winning Breeder: Stonewall Farm
BLUE ATLAS tracked the front three then two wide patiently handled until roused angled four wide into upper stretch, rallied to take command a furlong from home, dug in under threat from a quartet and held gamely to prevail.

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1 1/16M, Dirt, $50,000 Maiden Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $50,000

Exacta, Trifecta (.50), Super (.10), Pick 3 Races (3-5), Double Wagers

  • Picks Report HRN Power Pick selection. (races 1-3 provided free)
    Race 3: Our pick is the 7/2 second choice, #3 Nordic Light. The three-year-old colt by Mastery is trained by Christophe Clement and ridden by Dylan Davis. He has average speed figures but is still open to improvement being so lightly raced. Get Belmont Park Picks for all of today's races.

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

North Pole

Pioneerof the Nile

Michael J. Maker

Flavien Prat

5/1

2 2

Zuzudini

Bernardini

Edward R. Barker

Javier Castellano

6/1

3 3 Picks Report

Nordic Light

Mastery

Christophe Clement

Dylan Davis

7/2

4 4

No Code

Honor Code

Todd A. Pletcher

Jose Antonio Gomez

2/1

5 5

Cheeky Tico

Fed Biz

Orlando Noda

Manuel Franco

4/1

6 6

River of No Return

Speightster

George Weaver

Luis Saez

6/1

7 7

Papi On Ice

Keen Ice

Randi Persaud

Heman K. Harkie

15/1

Runner Win Place Show
Zuzudini  2 $20.20 $6.70 $4.10
Cheeky Tico  5 - $3.20 $2.90
North Pole  1 - - $4.30
No Code  4 - - -
Also rans: Nordic Light, Papi On Ice, River of No Return
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Superfecta 2-5-1-4 $320.40 $56,602.00
Daily Double 4-2 $72.00 $39,966.00
Exacta 2-5 $45.40 $177,338.00
Pick 3 1-4-2 $219.50 $84,861.00
Trifecta 2-5-1 $151.00 $101,327.00
Fractions and final time: :23.11, :46.67, 1:11.66, 1:37.37, 1:44.06
Winning Owner: Iris Smith Stable, LLC
Winning Breeder: SF Bloodstock LLC
ZUZUDINI was well spotted down the backstretch, drafted in the two path around the turn, shifted four wide outside the quarter-pole then was asked, gained to make an outside bid in upper stretch, lugged in some while on even terms with the runner-up, gained the advantage inside the furlong marker, continued to lug in slightly, was put to a left-handed crop late and prevailed under good handling.

1 1/16M, Turf, $50,000 Starter Allowance
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $60,000

Exacta, Quinella, Trifecta (.50), Super (.10), Pick 3 Races (4-6) Pick 6 ($1) Races (4-9), Double Wagers

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Practice Squad

Malibu Moon

Joe Sharp

Kendrick Carmouche

8/5

1A 6

Ricochet

Tapiture

Michael J. Maker

Flavien Prat

8/5

2 2

Front Man

Pioneerof the Nile

Mertkan Kantarmaci

Trevor McCarthy

8/1

3 3

Endowed

Tonalist

Christophe Clement

Rider TBA

(Main Track only)

2/1

MTO

4 4

The Big Grey

Mizzen Mast

Randi Persaud

Heman K. Harkie

30/1

5 5

Catch That Party

More Than Ready

Michael J. Maker

Joel Rosario

5/2

6 7

Montatham

Candy Ride (ARG)

Joseph R. Lee

Jose L. Ortiz

8/1

7 8

Bold Victory

Flatter

Linda Rice

Kendrick Carmouche

(Main Track only)

5/2

MTO

8 9

Air Show

Street Sense

Rudy R. Rodriguez

Jose Lezcano

10/1

9 10

Dangerous Edge

Competitive Edge

Rob Atras

Rider TBA

(Main Track only)

6/1

MTO

10 11

Reckless Spirit

Tapit

H. James Bond

Luis Saez

6/1

11 12

Nicholas James

Liaison

Patrick L. Reynolds

Javier Castellano

8/1

12 13

Writeitontheice

Keen Ice

Rudy R. Rodriguez

Rider TBA

(Main Track only)

12/1

MTO

Runner Win Place Show
Ricochet  1A $4.80 $2.50 $2.40
Reckless Spirit 10 - $3.40 $3.30
Practice Squad  1 $4.80 $2.50 $2.40
Catch That Party  5 - - -
Also rans: Front Man, Nicholas James, The Big Grey
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 2-1 $41.40 $46,599.00
Exacta 1-10 $20.60 $228,713.00
Quinella 1-10 $11.60 $9,308.00
Superfecta 1-10-5-2 $60.40 $76,844.00
Trifecta 1-10-5 $39.40 $135,164.00
Pick 3 4-2-1 $250.00 $35,112.00
Fractions and final time: :24.76, :48.63, 1:12.59, 1:35.62, 1:41.43
Winning Owner: Jordan V. Wycoff
Winning Breeder: Whiskey Hollow Thoroughbreds LLC
RICOCHET just off the pace tracking from just off the inside, tucked inside through the far turn coming under coaxing near the quarter pole, spun just off the inside into upper stretch, rallied to issue a challenge inside the final furlong taking command just inside the sixteenth marker, dug in to prevail at the end.

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6F, Inner turf, Maiden Special Weight
Open | 2 Year Olds
Purse: $90,000

Exacta, Trifecta (.50), Super (.10), Pick 3 Races (5-7), Grand Slam (5-8) Late Pick 5 (.50) Races (5-9), Double

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 6

Dr Oseran

Kitten's Joy

Christophe Clement

Flavien Prat

9/2

1A 11

Strong Finish

Tapwrit

Rudy R. Rodriguez

Jose Antonio Gomez

(Main Track only)

9/2

MTO

2 1

Two Minutes Apart

West Coast

George Weaver

Eric Cancel

12/1

3 2

Alcazaba (IRE)

Tamayuz (GB)

George Weaver

Manuel Franco

4/1

4 3

Royal Velvet

Collected

Christophe Clement

Joel Rosario

7/2

5 4

Legal Catch

Distorted Humor

James Bentley Begg

Kendrick Carmouche

20/1

6 5

Oxymore

Astern (AUS)

Adam Rice

Jose L. Ortiz

8/1

7 7

Cara's Prince

Cairo Prince

Mitchell E. Friedman

Dylan Davis

12/1

8 8

Deccan Prince (IRE)

Kingman (GB)

Michael J. Maker

Luis Saez

8/1

9 9

Son of a Birch

Temple City

Thomas Morley

Javier Castellano

12/1

10 10

Funtastic Again

Funtastic

Wesley A. Ward

John R. Velazquez

9/2

Runner Win Place Show
Oxymore  6 $24.60 $9.30 $7.10
Dr Oseran  1 - $8.10 $5.70
Deccan Prince (IRE)  8 - - $6.90
Royal Velvet  4 - - -
Also rans: Son of a Birch, Two Minutes Apart, Funtastic Again, Cara's Prince, Alcazaba (IRE), Legal Catch
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 1-6 $55.00 $73,424.00
Superfecta 6-1-8-4 $4,033.00 $88,437.00
Exacta 6-1 $124.50 $309,089.00
Trifecta 6-1-8 $1,292.00 $161,252.00
Pick 3 2-1-6 $531.00 $60,648.00
Pick 4 4-2-1-6 $2,500.00 $175,089.00
Pick 5 1-4-2-1-6 $8,234.00 $607,393.00
Fractions and final time: :22.05, :44.9, :56.36, 1:07.84
Winning Owner: Adam Rice
Winning Breeder: Philip Ray Robertson
OXYMORE broke very fast and went straight to the front, dictated terms while near the rail through the turn, responded well when set down into upper stretch, extended the advantage under a right-handed crop into the final furlong, powered away under the crop until just outside the sixteenth-pole then was placed under a solid-hand ride to the wire in an impressive debut.

6 1/2F, Dirt, Maiden Special Weight
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $90,000

Exacta, Trifecta (.50), Super (.10), Pick 3 Races (6-8) Pick 4 (.50) Races (6-9), Double Wagers

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Emmylou

Mastery

Chad C. Brown

Manuel Franco

5/1

2 2

Jabberwock

Creative Cause

Jorge R. Abreu

Luis Cardenas

20/1

3 3

Empire Hope

Empire Maker

Chad C. Brown

Flavien Prat

3/1

4 4

Hoodooland

Medaglia d'Oro

Claude R. McGaughey III

Dylan Davis

2/1

5 5

Mattapoisett

Curlin

William I. Mott

Javier Castellano

8/1

6 6

Twilight Dreams

Curlin

William I. Mott

Luis Saez

7/2

7 7

Tizzy in the Sky

Sky Kingdom

Raymond Handal

Joel Rosario

6/1

Runner Win Place Show
Empire Hope  3 $11.60 $4.70 $2.80
Tizzy in the Sky  7 - $3.60 $2.70
Hoodooland  4 - - $2.30
Emmylou  1 - - -
Also rans: Mattapoisett, Twilight Dreams, Jabberwock
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Superfecta 3-7-4-1 $337.00 $75,533.00
Daily Double 6-3 $119.50 $62,417.00
Exacta 3-7 $52.00 $275,058.00
Trifecta 3-7-4 $119.48 $136,947.00
Pick 3 1-6-3 $357.50 $79,151.00
Fractions and final time: :22.81, :46.44, 1:11.74, 1:17.99
Winning Owner: Wise Racing LLC
Winning Breeder: Barry Becker & Judith Becker
EMPIRE HOPE coaxed from the gate, chased three paths off the inside down the backstretch before tucking inside through the turn, came under coaxing near the quarter pole and got let out angled four wide into upper stretch, came inwards towards the rail with three-sixteenths to go and had

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6 1/2F, Dirt, Allowance
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $92,000

Exacta, Trifecta (.50), Super (.10), Pick 3 Races (7-9), Double Wagers

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 5

Ryan's Cat

Kitten's Joy

Gustavo Rodriguez

Joel Rosario

4/1

1A 8

American Gentleman

American Pharoah

Gustavo Rodriguez

Jose Lezcano

4/1

2 1

Unikee

Unified

Teresa M. Pompay

Jose L. Ortiz

3/1

3 2

Saint Selby

Kantharos

Rob Atras

Kendrick Carmouche

2/1

4 3

Striking Speed

Brilliant Speed

Eduardo E. Jones

Heman K. Harkie

20/1

5 4

Capone

Classic Empire

James A. Jerkens

Dylan Davis

5/1

6 6

Reggae Music Man

Maclean's Music

Patrick L. Reynolds

Jose Antonio Gomez

6/1

7 7

Don't Wait Up

Upstart

Anthony W. Dutrow

Luis Saez

6/1

Runner Win Place Show
Saint Selby  3 $4.80 $3.40 $2.20
Ryan's Cat  1 - - -
Reggae Music Man  6 - $7.10 $4.10
Capone  5 - - $3.20
Also rans: Don't Wait Up, Striking Speed, Unikee
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 3 6-3-3 $344.00 $59,672.00
Consolation Double 3-1 $13.00 $0.00
Daily Double 3-3 $36.20 $60,622.00
Exacta 3-6 $41.80 $203,681.00
Trifecta 3-6-5 $138.48 $75,989.00
Superfecta 3-6-5-7 $482.00 $70,741.00
Consolation Pick 3 6-3-1 $134.00 $0.00
Fractions and final time: :22.47, :45.04, 1:09.58, 1:16.24
Winning Owner: Michael Dubb and Michael J. Caruso
Winning Breeder: Fifth Avenue Bloodstock
SAINT SELBY broke in while going straight to the front, showed the way under some pressure from the outside, vied along the rail on the turn, shook clear near the five-sixteenths, extended the advantage under his own power into upper stretch then was shaken up coming to the three-sixteenths, drew off into the final furlong, was given one pop of a left-handed crop outside the sixteenth-pole then placed under a brisk hand-ride while much the best. RYAN'

1 1/4M, Inner turf, $62,500 Allowance Optional Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $94,000

Exacta, Trifecta (.50), Super (.10), Double Wagers

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Slicked Back

Quality Road

Brad H. Cox

John R. Velazquez

8/1

2 2

Tiberius Mercurius

The Factor

Michael J. Maker

Luis Saez

10/1

3 3

Kinenos

Empire Maker

Brad H. Cox

Javier Castellano

4/1

4 4

Kuramata (IRE)

Australia (GB)

Chad C. Brown

Jose L. Ortiz

2/1

5 5

Offlee Naughty

Flashback

Michael W. McCarthy

Manuel Franco

8/1

6 6

Bluegrass Parkway

Quality Road

Michael J. Maker

Dylan Davis

8/1

7 7

Space Launch

Bernardini

Christophe Clement

Joel Rosario

6/1

8 8

Dynadrive

Temple City

Thomas Morley

Eric Cancel

15/1

9 9

Aviano

Medaglia d'Oro

Todd A. Pletcher

Flavien Prat

8/1

Runner Win Place Show
Dynadrive  8 $92.00 $43.40 $16.60
Space Launch  7 - $9.50 $4.50
Kuramata (IRE)  4 - - $3.00
Slicked Back  1 - - -
Also rans: Offlee Naughty, Bluegrass Parkway, Kinenos, Tiberius Mercurius, Aviano
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 3 3-3-8 $1,104.00 $56,896.00
Superfecta 8-7-4-1 $11,815.00 $125,398.00
Exacta 8-7 $705.00 $424,326.00
Daily Double 3-8 $158.00 $68,346.00
Grand Slam 1/6/8-3/4/7-3/5/6-8 $596.00 $43,046.00
Consolation Pick 3 3-1-8 $389.00 $0.00
Trifecta 8-7-4 $2,286.00 $218,486.00
Fractions and final time: :23.79, :48.56, 1:12.9, 1:36.53, 1:59.36
Winning Owner: Flying P Stable and Schurman, James F.
Winning Breeder: Spendthrift Farm LLC
DYNADRIVE tracked the pace along the inside from a loose pocket early on before advancing into the pocket proper into the far turn, remained on hold in behind the leader and cut the corner into upper stretch scraping the paint, tipped out to the two path nearing the eighth pole roused and rallied to issue a challenge inside that station poking a head in front with seventy yards to the finish and prevailed kept to task.

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6F, Turf, $35,000 Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $45,000

Exacta, Trifecta (.50), Super (.10) Wagers

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Gaslight

Wicked Strong

Patrick J. Quick

Manuel Franco

8/1

2 2

Brew Pub

Street Sense

Marcelo Arenas

Joel Rosario

8/1

3 3

Steelersfanforlife

Northern Afleet

Leah Gyarmati

Michael J. Luzzi

12/1

4 4

Big Wonder

Big Brown

Naipaul Chatterpaul

Amin Castillo

20/1

5 5

Loaded Joe

Papa Clem

Gregory DiPrima

Kendrick Carmouche

12/1

6 6

Fast N Fearious

Palace Malice

Rob Atras

Dylan Davis

4/1

7 7

Custom Bobby's

Custom for Carlos

Jose M. Camejo

John R. Velazquez

12/1

8 8

Charger

Point of Entry

Linda Rice

Flavien Prat

8/1

9 9

Zip Line to Heaven

City Zip

Michael J. Trombetta

Jose Lezcano

12/1

10 10

Our Troubadour

Palace Malice

Edward R. Barker

Javier Castellano

10/1

11 11

Standup

Into Mischief

James W. Ferraro

Trevor McCarthy

6/1

12 12

Boom Boom Kaboom

Emcee

George Weaver

Eric Cancel

5/1

13 13

Motion to Strike

Competitive Edge

Patrick L. Reynolds

Javier Castellano

(Main Track only)

5/2

MTO

Runner Win Place Show
Custom Bobby's  7 $24.00 $9.10 $6.40
Fast N Fearious  6 - $4.70 $3.40
Our Troubadour 10 - - $7.90
Standup 11 - - -
Also rans: Gaslight, Big Wonder, Steelersfanforlife, Charger, Boom Boom Kaboom, Loaded Joe
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 4 3-1/3-8-7 $14,635.00 $447,143.00
Pick 3 3-8-7 $1,618.00 $156,608.00
Superfecta 7-6-10-11 $2,885.00 $163,483.00
Trifecta 7-6-10 $477.48 $287,298.00
Daily Double 8-7 $712.00 $186,073.00
Pick 6 1-6-3-1/3-8-7 $7,019.00 $99,331.00
Pick 5 6-3-1/3-8-7 $139,861.00 $408,731.00
Exacta 7-6 $56.00 $522,189.00
Fractions and final time: :22.39, :44.52, :56.22, 1:08.11
Winning Owner: Robert Guidry
Winning Breeder: Autumn Hill Farms Racing Stables, Inc.
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