Saturday's Cross Country Pick 5 Features Action From Belmont, Monmouth, Woodbine - Horse Racing News

The New York Racing Affiliation, Inc. (NYRA) will host a Cross Country Pick 5 on Saturday that includes racing action from Belmont Park, Monmouth Park in Oceanport, New Jersey and Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ontario.

Totally free Equibase previous performances for the Cross State Decide on 5 sequence are now accessible for obtain at

Motion commences in Race 7 [4:06 p.m. Eastern] at Belmont Park, when a discipline of 9 older fillies and mares seek out a first-level allowance triumph likely 7 furlongs more than the principal monitor. Breaking from the rail, Juddmonte Farms’ Entreat will make her first start out considering the fact that a victorious vocation debut on September 25 at Churchill Downs for trainer Chad Brown. Jeff Drown and Don Rachel’s Iaintfraidanoghost cuts back in length immediately after a four-length victory on February 28 at Aqueduct. Properly trained by Jeremiah Englehart, the daughter of Ghostzapper scored at fourth asking in a just one-turn mile about a muddy and sealed observe.

Action shifts to Woodbine Racetrack for the 2nd leg – a 5 ½-furlong maiden optional declaring event around the all-temperature area. Praven Sorenson and Wayne Oliver’s Thatsmykindanight seeks a very first vocation get next two runner up finishes as the 2-1 morning line preferred. Carded as Race 7, the second leg of the sequence has a scheduled post time of 4:20 p.m.

The middle leg brings stakes motion to the desk when Monmouth Park hosts the Grade 3, $150,000 Salvator Mile [Race 10, 4:28 p.m.]. Defending winner Pirate’s Punch invades from Kentucky for trainer Grant Forster, generating his initial commence considering the fact that ending 12th in the Quality 1 Breeders’ Cup Filth Mile in November at Keeneland. John Fanelli, Funds Is King, LC Racing, Paul Braverman and Team Hanley’s Ny Traffic returns to Monmouth Park soon after a narrow defeat in past year’s Grade 1 Haskell Invitational. Properly trained by Saffie Joseph, Jr., Ny Targeted visitors arrives off his ideal Beyer Speed Determine still when garnering a 103 when defeating his New York-bred counterparts by 6 ¾ lengths going 7 furlongs at Belmont Park.

Woodbine gets again in on the motion in an open up maiden particular pounds for 3-year-olds and upward going 1 mile about the turf for Race 8 [4:51 p.m.]. Hall of Famer Roger Attfield sends out regally-bred Speightstown Shirl – a daughter of prolific sire Speightstown out of 2011 Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Turf winner Fantastic Shirl – for her fourth get started immediately after ending next in all three former initiatives. Eclipse Thoroughbred Associates and Gary Barber’s Astrological, a bay daughter of Malibu Moon and 50 %-sister to 2018 Woodbine Oaks winner Dixie Moon, can make her job debut for Hall of Fame trainer Mark Casse.

A field of 11 turf maiden particular excess weight aspirants closes the curtains on the sequence in a 1 1/16-mile occasion, carded as Race 11 with a 4:58 p.m. article. Hall of Fame coach Todd Pletcher will debut Lumino, a son of Medaglia d’Oro out of Exotic Bloom. Owned by Phoenix Thoroughbreds, the 4-year-aged dim bay is a fifty percent-sibling to 2015 Breeders’ Cup Distaff winner Stopchargingmaria and was acquired for $2.1 million from the 2018 Keeneland September Yearling Sale. Pletcher also sends out Jackpot Farm’s Freer, who would make his 2nd career start out just after finishing 2nd on April 24 at Gulfstream Park.

The least guess for the multi-keep track of, multi-race wager is 50 cents. Wagering on the Cross State Decide on 5 is also available on ADW platforms and at simulcast facilities throughout the region. Every week will aspect a required payout of the internet pool. The Cross Region Choose 5 will continue on every Saturday throughout the 12 months. For additional facts, check out

Cross Nation Decide on 5 – Saturday, June 12:
Leg A: Belmont Park – Race 7 (4:06 p.m.)
Leg B: Woodbine – Race 7 (4:20 p.m.)
Leg C: Monmouth Park – Race 10, G3, $150,000 Salvator Mile (4:28 p.m.)
Leg D: Woodbine – Race 8 (4:51 p.m.)
Leg E: Monmouth Park – Race 11 (4:58 p.m.)

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