Race 5: Appealing Briefs (#5)
Had been facing tougher company at Gulfstream this winter.
Ran better than it seems in his last turf race in New York.
May be a square price due to the number of dirt horses that will take money in this race.
5-1 on ML
Race 7: Battlement (#3)
Excelled in sprint races when she was racing in Europe last year.
She was off slowly in her only turf start in this country.
DRF Formulator Fact: Over the past five years, Bill Mott is 13 for 49 (27 percent, $2.80 ROI) with horses going from routes to sprints on the turf.
10-1 on ML
Race 9: Life in Shambles (#1)
His last race signals that he’s back in top form.
Runs his best races at Belmont Park.
Figures to sit a good trip stalking the pace in a situation predicted to favor the leaders.
6-1 on ML