Free Picks For Belmont Park - 5/1/21

Race 1 at Belmont Park on Saturday is a six-furlong claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $28,000 and field of 10. 2 WardenOfTheNorth has a victory at six furlongs, was well back when last out in October but cannot be overlooked amongst this group. 5 Joint and Several has a victory at six furlongs, was seventh when last seen in April, and must be taken into consideration. 8 Spitball has a victory at 5 furlongs, was 4th last time out in April, and has had excellent workouts of late. 8 Spitball to win, Exacta 8-2

Race 2 at Belmont Park on Saturday is a 6 furlong claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $50,000 and field of 11. 6 Artemus CityLimits has victories at both 5 and 6 furlongs, was second when last out in April, and jockey selection is a big plus. 7 Slippin Jimmy has victories at both 5 and 6 furlongs, was second when last seen in March and finishes amongst the leaders. 11 Montauk Daddy has a victory at six furlongs, was second last time out in February and on these terms is hard to deny today. 11 Montauk Daddy to win, Exacta 11-7

Race 3 on Saturday at Belmont Park is the 1-mile Westchester Stakes for 4-year-olds and up with a purse of $200,000 and field of 6. 4 Limonite has six victories in races of up to 1 mile, was 3rd when last out in April and finishes amongst the leaders today. 5 Mr. Buff has 18 victories in races of up to one mile, was a winner when last seen in February and is the leading contender today. 6 Dr Post has victories at both 7 furlongs and 1 mile, was 4th last time out in a Grade 2 event in September and must be on all shortlists today. 6 Dr Post to win, Exacta 6-5

Race 4 at Belmont Park on Saturday is a 6 1/2 furlong Maiden claiming for three year olds and up with a purse of $37,000 and a field of 12. 3 Dutchmen Forever has placed in two of four starts, was second when last out in March, and must be taken into consideration. 6 Majestic Sky is a half-brother to Take Charge Erica, was sixth when last seen while debuting in February and on connections cannot be overlooked. 12 Scotto has placed in one of two starts, was second last time out in January and has a highly talented jockey in the saddle. 6 Majestic Sky to win, Exacta 6-3

Race 5 at Belmont Park on Saturday is the 1 mile and 1/8 Fort Marcy Stakes for 4 year-olds and up with a purse of $200,000 and field of 5. 1 Devamani has five victories in races of up to 1 mile, was a winner when last out in October and merits the respect of the rest. 2 RockEmperor has a victory at 1 mile and 2 furlongs, was fifth when last seen in October but cannot be overlooked today. 5 WissAHickOn has 8 victories in races of up to 1 mile and 2 furlongs, was fifth last time out in July of last year but must be taken into consideration. 2 RockEmperor to win, Exacta 2-1

Race 6 at Belmont Park on Saturday is a 1 mile and 1/8 claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $28,000 and field of 11. 3 Flat Bill has 6 victories at 1 mile, was well back when last out in April, but drops a grade today and must be respected. 7 Frankie Barone has four victories at 1 mile, was a winner when last seen in April, debuts with a new stable today, and looks for a second straight victory. 8 BluegrasCat’s Smile has 10 victories in races of up to 1 mile, was third last time out in March and jockey selection is a plus. 7 Frankie Barone to win, Exacta 7-8

Race 7 at Belmont Park on Saturday is a 7-furlong allowance for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $80,000 and field of 16. 4 QuickFlash has a victory at six furlongs, was second when last out in March, and is one of the leading contenders today. 5 Bad Guy has three victories in races of up to 1 mile, was second when last seen in April, and finishes with the leaders today. 8 Scotty Brown has a victory at 1 mile, was second last time out in March, and on consistency merits serious consideration. 5 Bad Guy to win, Exacta 5-4

Race 8 at Belmont Park on Saturday is a six-furlong maiden special weight for three year-olds and up with a purse of $90,000 and field of 11. 2 Crowding Out is half-sister to Prideful Flight, debuts from this venue today and must be on all shortlists. 3 Mun Luv has placed three times in five outings, was fifth when last seen in April and must be respected by the rest. 9 Candy Jar has placed three times in four starts, was second last time out in April, jockey selection is a big plus and on these terms holds the leading credentials. 9 Candy Jar to win, Exacta 9-3

Race 9 on Saturday at Belmont Park is a 6 1/2 furlong allowance optional claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $94,000 and field of 10. 5 Meru has victories at both 5 and 6 furlongs, was 3rd when last out in October and finishes amongst the leaders today. 8 Secret Rules has two victories at six furlongs, was second when last seen in March and has a highly talented jockey onboard. 10 Pete’s Play Call has 14 victories in races of up to 7 furlongs, was second last time out in March and on these terms and against this group is hard to deny today. 10 Pete’s Play Call to win, Exacta 10-5

Race 10 at Belmont Park on Saturday is the 1 mile and 3/8 Sheepshead Bay Stakes for 4-year-olds and up with a purse of $200,000 and a field of 6. 1 Magic Attitude has three victories in races of up to 1 mile and 2 furlongs, was seventh when last out in March but on previous form cannot be overlooked. 5 Antoinette has four victories in races of up to 1 mile, was a winner when last seen in February and plays a prominent part today. 6 My Sister Nat has three victories in races of up to 1 mile, was well back last time out in November but on previous form must be taken into serious consideration. 6 My Sister Nat to win, Exacta 6-1

The 11th and final race at Belmont Park on Saturday is a 1 mile and 1/16 Maiden claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $45,000 and field of 14. 4 Exfiltration has not placed in any of 3 starts, was fifth when last out in January but on a drop-in class merits respect today. 5 Lemon Taffy is a half-sister to Roman Ceres, was second while debuting in April, and looks to go one better today. 12 Bewps has placed in one of three starts, was second last time out in April and jockey selection is a big plus. 5 Lemon Taffy to win, Exacta 5-12

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