07/14/2011 11:16AM

Belmont: Fast & firm


  The main track is fast and the turf courses are labeled firm as the final week of the spring-summer meet gets under way.

  With four days remaining, the trainer and jockey races are still very much up for grabs. Todd Pletcher has a 24-22 lead on Linda Rice. However, Rice has three runners today (after scratches), five entered tomorrow and five more Saturday. Pletcher has two in today, two tomorrow and just one Saturday.

  Ramon Dominguez rode three winners Sunday to take a 64-62 lead on Javier Castellano. It's 15 back to Cornelio Velasquez in third.