Free Picks For Belmont Park - 6/17/21

Race 1 at Belmont Park on Thursday is a 5 1/2 furlong Maiden special weight for 2 year-olds and up with a purse of $75,000 and a field of six. 2 Silver Samurai is half-brother to She’s Delightful, has a highly talented jockey in the saddle and finishes amongst the leaders. 3 Juggler is a half-brother to Major League, jockey selection is a big plus and holds solid claims. 6 Coinage was 3rd while debuting in May, workouts have been strong leading up to this outing and on these terms is hard to deny today. 6 Coinage to win, Exacta 6-2

Race 2 on Thursday at Belmont Park is a 7 furlong claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $60,000 and field of 13. 6 Short Pour has three victories in races of up to 1 mile, was 4th when last out in April and merits respect from the rest. 8 Awesome Indra has three victories at six furlongs, was a winner when last seen in May and finishes amongst the lead group today. 9 VIP Nation has 7 victories in races of up to 1 mile, was a winner last time out in May and holds the leading credentials today. 9 VIP Nation to win, Exacta 9-8

Race 3 at Belmont Park on Thursday is a 1-mile and 1/16 allowance optional claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $85,000 and field of 7. 2 Giacosa has two victories at one mile, was third when last out in May, and finishes amongst the leaders today. 4 Kressie has four victories in races of up to 1 mile, was second when last seen in May and looks to go one better today. 5 Chocolate Cookie has two victories at 1 mile, was a winner last time out in October and on these terms and against this class is the one the rest must catch. 5 Chocolate Cookie to win, Exacta 5-2

Race 4 on Thursday at Belmont Park is a six-furlong claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $45,000 and field of 8. 1 Advance Notice has a victory at six furlongs, was third when last out in May, and holds leading credentials today. 5 Magnificent Chrome has a victory at six furlongs, was well back when last seen in January but a drop in grade makes the difference today. 6 Benintendi has a victory at 5 furlongs, was second last time out in July of 2020 and plays a prominent role today. 5 Magnificent Chrome to win, Exacta 5-6

Race 5 on Thursday at Belmont Park is a 1-mile and 1/16 claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $55,000 and field of 9. 5 Mubarmaj has 3 victories at 1 mile, was 4th when last out in May and finishes amongst the leaders today. 7 Malibu Pro has nine victories in races of up to 1 mile, was a winner when last seen in May, debuts from a new stable today and on these terms is difficult to overlook. 9 Supreme Aura has five victories in races of up to 1 mile, was a winner last time out in May and finishes with the lead group today. 7 Malibu Pro to win, Exacta 7-9

Race 6 at Belmont Park on Thursday is a 1-mile and 1/4 Maiden special weight for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $90,000 and field of 8. 1 Single Soul has placed in one of 2 starts, was third when last out in November, and has a top rated jockey in the saddle. 7 Flaming Rouge has placed three times in six outings, was second when last seen in May and on these terms merits consideration today. 8 Black Sand has placed in one of 3 starts, was second last time out in May and finishes amongst the lead group today. 7 Flaming Rouge to win, Exacta 7-1

Race 7 at Belmont Park on Thursday is a 7-furlong allowance optional claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $85,000 and field of 7. 4 Maiden Beauty has six victories in races of up to 1 mile, was third when last out in April and merits serious consideration today. 5 Fair Regis has 11 victories in races of up to 6 furlongs, was a winner when last seen in May and holds the leading claims today. 6 Wasp has two victories at 1 mile, was fifth last time out in May and has a highly talented jockey in the saddle today. 5 Fair Regis to win, Exacta 5-4

Race 8 on Thursday at Belmont Park is a 1-mile and 1/16 allowance for three year olds and up with a purse of $92,000 and field of 9. 1 Candy Flower has three victories at 1 mile, was third when last out in May and on consistency must be given consideration today. 6 Ice Princess has three victories at 1 mile, was second when last seen in March, as one of the best in the business in the saddle and on these terms is hard to deny today. 7 Star Devine has a victory at six furlongs, was 4th last time out in May but faces an easier task today. 6 Ice Princess to win, Exacta 6-7

The ninth and final race at Belmont Park on Thursday is a 1-mile and 1/16 Maiden claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $45,000 and a field of 12. 3 Lord Flintshire has placed in two of five starts, was second when last out in April and looks to go one better today. 7 Tough Workout is a half-brother to Microscope, was fifth when last seen in May but finishes amongst the leaders today. 8 KanItHappen has not placed in any of 5 starts, was fourth last time out in May but finishes in the lead group today. 3 Lord Flintshire to win, Exacta 3-7

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