Belmont Park Horses in Focus for Thursday, May 24th

Race 4: Anita Partner (#6)

Had subtle trouble in both of her 2018 efforts down the hill at Santa Anita.

Kept solid company in her California starts last year.

Should find this one-turn mile distance to be perfect.

3-1 on ML

 

Race 5: Miss Monk (#6)

Was facing tougher competition in her two-turn races at Gulfstream.

Set fast paces in both of her starts (indicated by red color-coded pace figures in TimeformUS PPs).

DRF Formulator Fact: Over the past five years, Alan Goldberg is 4 for 14 (29 percent, $2.17 ROI) with maidens turning back from routes to sprints between 5 and 6 furlongs on turf.

2-1 on ML

 

Race 6: Follow the Signs (#3)

Would likely win this race if he were to run back to either of his last two turf efforts.

Ran much better than it appears last time after dueling through fast early fractions with a longshot that finished far back.

DRF Formulator Fact: Over the past five years, the Steve Asmussen barn is 6 for 28 (21 percent, $2.51 ROI) off 120 to 240 day layoffs at Aqueduct and Belmont.

6-1 on ML​

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