A slow, albeit potentially fruitful, weekend on the road to Lexington and the Breeders’ Cup World Championships in November. Meanwhile, this week’s attempt to gather some shipping money along the way.
Race 5 Grade 1 Belmont Oaks Invitational
MOST PROBABLE WINNER: Magic Attitude (1-1)
THE BET: Straight to win at even money, boxed exacta with Neige Blanche
EXOTICA: Exacta wheel with Magic Attitude on top, extra ticket with Neige Blanche second. Rolling Double Magic Attitude with Likeable
Race 6 Maiden Allowances
MOST PROBABLE WINNER: Likeable (5-2)
THE BET: Likeable to win, if not alive in Double, exacta box with Engrave (1-1)
EXOTICA: Trifecta key Likeable first, with Engrave and Repo Rocks (6-1) second and third
Race 9 Allowances
MOST PROBABLE WINNER: Redemption Day (7-2)
THE BET: SIAMESE (6-1) to win at 3-1 or greater, exacta box with Redemption Day
EXOTICA: Super-exotic part wheel keying Redemption Day and Siamese first with each other first and second, plus improving Golden Curl (5-2) and sharp worker Loving Moment (10-1) and and third.
Race 1 Maiden Allowances
MOST PROBABLE WINNER: Flame Zapper (2-1)
THE BET: Flame Zapper to win at 2-1 or greater
EXOTICA: Key-box Flame Zapper first and second in exactas and trifectas with Malibu Edge (5-2) and Awesome Wok N Roll (6-1)
Race 7 G3 Singspiel Stakes
MOST PROBABLE WINNER: Nakamura (5-2)
THE BET: Nakamura to win at 5-2 or greater, box exacta with Admiralty Pier (4-1)
EXOTICA: Trifecta part wheel Nakamura and Admiralty Pier with each other first and second, filling in verticals with Standard Deviation (8-1), Tiz a Slam (6-1) and Skywire (7-2) beneath.
Race 9 Grade 1 Woodbine Mile
MOST PROBABLE WINNER: War of Will (2-1)
THE BET: March to the Arch (5-2) to win at 5-2 or greater
EXOTICA: Vertical part wheel keying War of Will and March to the Arch with each other first and second, adding Starship Jubilee (4-1) and Admiralty Pier (10-1) below.