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|STAKES. 1 1/8 Mile Dirt. Purse $500,000. Lukas Classic S. (Grade 2). FOR THREE YEAR OLDS AND UPWARD. (05:26 PM) (6)|
|1||King Fury P2 Dis 4 0 - 1 - 1||4 C||121||Hernandez, Jr. Brian Joseph 1 g3 win||McPeek Kenneth G. 14% gr winner|
|2||Art Collector E7 Dis 8- 7 - 0 - 0||5 H||125||Saez Luis 3g wins 1-1,2-2||Mott William I. 18% gr winner|
|3||Happy Saver P3 Dis 4 -2 - 2 - 0||5 H||121||Velazquez John R. Life: 11- 5 - 5 - 1 , 1g win, 5 g 2nd||Pletcher Todd A.16% gr winneer|
|4||Rich Strike S 0 CD 2- 2 - 0 - 0 , L free||3 C||122||Leon Sonny 1 g1 win||Reed Eric R. 1-5 gr races|
|5||Hot Rod Charlie E6 Dis 3- 1 - 0 - 1||4 C||125||Gaffalione Tyler 3 g wins||O'Neill Doug F. 6% gr. winner|
|6||Chess Chief P3 CD 12- 0 - 2 - 1||6 H||121||Gutierrez Reylu 0 g wins||Stewart Dallas 6% gr winner
6 well bred 2 year old entrants, None have raced at A, None have raced a Route Race,2-4-5-6 raced 7f
4 are on our list 1 Andiamo A Firenze, 3 Verifying ,4 Champions Dream, 5 Blazing Sevens,
Watch their replays, I like the looks of the 2 Justify's #3 Verifying and # 4 Champions Dream especially him
I like his action beautiful rhythm in his only race 7f. Edit Results
10th race Belmont At The Big A - Saturday, October 1st, 2022,
|STAKES. 1 Mile Dirt. Purse $500,000. Champagne S. (Grade 1). FOR TWO YEAR OLDS. (05:45 PM) (6)|
|1x||Andiamo A Firenzerf, 2f, (10) Speightstown / Langfuhr 4th.||2 C||122||Lezcano Jose||Breen Kelly J. 6-1|
|2||Top Recruit 2n Midshipman/ Afleet Alex||2 C||122||Ortiz, Jr. Irad||Maker Michael J. 5-1|
|3x||Verifying 21 Justify/ Repent 775,000 2nd||2 C||122||Rosario Joel||Cox Brad H. 9-5|
|4x||Champions Dream rf, 7a,2f(10)8c(6)Justify/Tapit||2 C||122||Franco Manuel||Gargan Danny 5-1|
|5x||Blazing Sevens 4j (8) Good Magic/ Warriors Reward WON 1st||2 C||122||Prat Flavien||Brown Chad C. 8-1|
|6||Gulfport 4-e} DP = 2-12-2-0-0 (16) DI = 15.00 CD = 1.00 ,Sprinter 3rd||2 C||122||Ortiz Jose L.||Asmussen Steven M 2-1|
Justify colt ran well in the MSW at CD yesterday. Roy H’s full brother was disappointing! The two highly touted MTR’s; Don Corleone and Devils Red, have run poorly in their debuts. Hopefully they’ll do better next time out.
Devils Red the chart said he was playing bumper cars and I couldn't find, the Video wasn't very good.
I saw that. Don’t know if that could explain his listless performance. Hope he gets another shot on the dirt!
Blazing Sevens looked great, could have won by more......handled the slop just fine, won the race his father placed in. Had a feeling about him, liked how he was training, hit the exacta too. Will be one of the faves in the Juvy....
Watch the race over.....Champions Dream was hit hard at break by Blazing, and the same horse moved out on him in the stretch, completely taking away his momentum. Franco did a great job of slowing him down at that point, finishing without pushing him. The liner notes may not display the trouble, but I would look for him to come back at a price in a month or so.