You won't HIt It Rich (5-2) if you back the Shug McGaughey turf marathoneras she looks to defend her title in today's G3 Long Island Handicap. She is, however, the most probable winner and one to beat, especially considering her next assignment will be in the breeding shed.

But for our purposes, we'll take any value offered on Starformer (8-1), the much improved Mott trainee that owns more that competitive Equiform figures and boasts a recent workout, termed breezing, was fastest of 71 in her peep group for that week at Belmont Park.

Taking Starformer to win at 5-1 or greater and an exacta box with Hit It Rich.

Running Totals: May, 2007-Present

Number of Selections: 1194

Number of Win-Place-Show Finishers: 370-232-178

Amount Wagered: $2,386 [to win only]

Total Dollar Return on Investment: $2,517.20

Profit to Date: $129.20