NYRA releases graded stakes probables for Belmont Stakes Racing Festival

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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.