Steve Matthews’ Belmont selections for Friday, Jun 17

June 17, 2016 - garden totes

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Best Bet: ANIMAL POSSE (7)

Best Value: MEMORIES OF PETER (5)

FIRST: Wyeth has lerned consistently given non-threatening eighth in debut; alleviation predicted. Ninety One Assault dismissed half-mile bullet given final start; really dangerous. Caribbean has been gelded given final outing; contingency consider.

SECOND: White Missile concluded work add-on with frail 5-furlong breeze; follow a money. Giant Rocks was second to a much-the-best leader final time. Lucky Lou Pal should urge with competition underneath belt. Flagofpomeroy hails from essential second-out stable; really interesting.

THIRD: Silver Silence drops and creates rise start of form cycle; 3-furlong bullet on Jun 11 seals a deal. Pink for Me was a definite second during Parx final out; dangerous. Lotsa Noodles was a tough-trip fifth in last; cost will be tempting.

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FOURTH: Shakesperian Dream notched half-mile bullet given victimized by far-reaching outing in last; breakthrough predicted. Awesome Quick is uninformed and owns dual wins, a second and a third in 4 starts on Belmont sod; really dangerous. Comet Sixty Two owns quick figs and gathered parsimonious work add-on for Chad Brown barn; could simply take this.

FIFTH: Memories of Peter was brief in a widen when returning from six-month layoff final time; pointy half-mile zephyr final week is a clincher. Front gets category relief, creates third start of form cycle and owns quick final figs on “A” game; big-time player. Uncle Sigh has finished second in final dual starts; right in a thick of this. All Is Number packs manly late flog on best efforts.

SIXTH: Daves Gone Bananas was an even fourth when using for purse income usually final time; brazen pierce expected. Royal Ekati has lerned strongly given unwell to broach on complicated receptacle support in entrance final month; alleviation predicted. Saratoga Charlie has finished second in final dual starts; dangerous.

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SEVENTH: Animal Posse was a front-running leader in entrance and could play out as a determining speed once again. Chasintheblues also is fleet-footed and was diversion second in final after six-month layoff; dangerous. Papa Freud is 1-for-40 though was diversion third in final during 76-1; don’t ignore. Grand Sky is training quickly and could be in a garden mark if gait meltdown ensues.

EIGHTH: Toledo Eddie had won 5 true on mud before unsatisfactory on territory final time; lapse to categorical lane is key. Unbridled Juan was a widespread leader in final and has lerned impressively in a interim; could simply take another. Dontbetwithbruno is some-more than good adequate on best efforts; contingency consider.

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NINTH: Excluded owns speed and moves to territory and could play out as a determining front-runner in large field. Risky Sour was a definite second in last; really playable. J J’s a Boss has started usually dual times and has plenty room for improvement. Croke Park creates territory entrance for Mike Maker barn; contingency be factored into a mix.

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