09/27/2017 6:55PM

TimeformUS Belmont Horses in Focus for Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017

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Race 2:

Hit the Diamond (#7)

Adds Lasix for the first time.

Is bred for this surface switch – his dam was a synthetic stakes winner that hails from a family of primarily turf horses in the second generation.

DRF Formulator Fact: Over the past five years, Brian Lynch is 5 for 16 ($6.35 ROI) with horses coming off 120- to 240-day layoffs in turf sprints.

12-1 on ML

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Race 8:

Rachel's Temper (#8)

Was hindered by slow paces in each of her last two starts.

Should appreciate the turnback in distance to a one-turn race.

Dave Cannizzo gets an 86 Trainer Rating with horses going from stakes to allowance company.

15-1 on ML