06/22/2017 4:24PM

TimeformUS Belmont Horses in Focus for Friday, June 23, 2017


Race 2:

Cournoyer (#6)
Was the only horse to still be around at the end after contesting a fast pace last time.
Earned a competitive 109 TimeformUS Speed Figure in that most recent effort.
Appears to be improving for Chris Englehart.
6-1 on ML

Race 4:
Now in a Drive (#2)

Has run better than it appears in all of his turf races.
Ran a stronger race than Sentry two back at Keeneland and is likely to turn the tables this time.
Brian Lynch gets a 97 Trainer Rating when teaming with Joel Rosario.
5-2 on ML

Race 8:
Seize (#11)

The Pace Projector is predicting he will be on the lead in a situation favoring the front-runner.
Has run well off a similar layoff in the past.
DRF Formulator Fact: Over the past five years, Christophe Clement is 11 for 34 (32 percent, $2.30 ROI) with runners coming off layoffs of 180 days or more in turf sprints at NYRA.
4-1 on ML