NYRA releases graded stakes probables for Belmont Stakes Racing Festival

TwinSpires Staff

May 31st, 2016

Edited Press Release

NYRA has announced graded stakes probables for the Belmont Stakes Racing Festival on June 10-11. Likely fields will be available later in the week.

Friday, June 10

$500,000 New York (G2), fillies & mares, 1 ¼ miles turf: Guapaza, Havana Moon, Photo Call, Sea Calisi, Songoficeandfire, Trophee.

$250,000 True North (G2), 4-year-olds and up, 6 furlongs: Dads Caps, Holy Boss, Joking, Private Zone.

Saturday, June 11

$500,000 Woody Stephens (G2), 3-year-olds, seven furlongs: Counterforce, Dig Deep, I Will Score, King Kranz, Mrazek, Tom’s Ready. Questionable: Quijote, Sharp Azteca, Tale of S’avall.

$1.25 million Metropolitan Handicap (G1), 3-year-olds and up, one mile: Anchor Down, Blofeld, Frosted, Marking, Mshawish, Noble Bird, Sloane Avenue, Tamarkuz, Upstart, Ami’s Flatter.

$1 million Manhattan (G1), 4-year-olds and up, 1 ¼ miles turf: Divisidero, Grand Tito, Ironicus, Slumber, World Approval. Questionable: Oathkeeper.

$1 million Ogden Phipps (G1), fillies and mares, 1 1/16 miles: Carrumba, Cavorting, Curalina, Stopchargingmaria, Unbridled Forever. Questionable: By the Moon, Sheer Drama.

$700,000 Just a Game (G1), fillies and mares, one mile turf: Celestine, Irish Rookie, Lexie Lou, Mrs McDougal, Rainha da Bateria, Recepta. Questionable: Maimara, Tapitry, Nancy From Nairobi.

$700,000 Acorn (G1), 3-year-old fillies, one mile: Carina Mia, Cathryn Sophia, Go Maggie Go, Paola Queen, Forever Darling.

$1.5 million Belmont Stakes (G1), 3-year-olds, 1 ½ miles: Brody’s Cause, Cherry Wine, Creator, Exaggerator, Destin, Governor Malibu, Lani, Suddenbreakingnews, Wild About Deb. Questionable: Stradivari, Trojan Nation.