04/28/2017 4:06PM

Timeform US Belmont Horses in Focus for Saturday, April 29, 2017

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Race 2:

Astrologist (#5)

Won over this course and distance as a 2-year-old.

Was squeezed back at the start and never in a position to be competitive last time.

Is taking a significant drop in class.

6-1 on ML

 Race 4:

Smokin Hot Factor (#5)

The Factor is a 25 percent turf sire in his young stallion career.

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All four of the dam's foals won on turf, including a couple of stakes performers.

Many of the short prices in this race are not totally reliable.

20-1 on ML

 Race 8:

Hammers Vision (#9)

Has run well in his limited opportunities sprinting on turf.

Is more of a sprinter on dirt, yet has focused primarily on route races on turf.