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TimeformUS Belmont Horses in Focus for Monday, July 3, 2017

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Race 5:

Pagliacci (#1)
Has steadily improved for Bill Mott, whose barn has picked things up at this meet.
Ran better than it appears last time after attacking a demanding pace.
The Pace Projector is predicting he will be on the lead in a situation favoring the front-runner.
5-2 on ML
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Race 7:
Church Social (#7)

Ran exceptionally well last time when making a late run into a slow pace.
Joel Rosario rides her correctly, keeping her outside of horses so she can produce her late run.
Is capable of staying closer to the pace.
3-1 on ML
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Race 8:
Touchofstarquality (#8)

Ran well enough to beat this field in his return from the layoff last time.
Michelle Nevin gets a 93 Trainer Rating with horses making their second starts off a layoff.
Has been in the exacta in 7 of his 9 starts at Belmont Park.
5-2 on ML
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