Belmont, Race 1: 1:30 p.m.
Grade 1 winner Separationofpowers returns in the Grade 3 Vagrancy Handicap
Belmont, Race 4: 3:08 p.m.
Undefeated Intrepid Heart
Belmont, Race 7: 4:45 p.m.
Chad Brown sends out a strong duo in the Grade 3 Beaugay Stakes
Arlington, Race 7: 5:35 p.m.
The one-mile, Grade 3 Hanshin Cup
Belmont, Race 9: 5:51 p.m.
Grade 3 Gulfstream Park Sprint winner Recruiting Ready tops the Runhappy Stakes. He will meet fellow graded stakes winners Skyler’s Scramjet and Firenze Fire. The former is looking dangerous off a strong runner-up performance in the Carter (G1) while the latter knocked the rust off in his 2019 debut and returns to the site of one of his most visually impressive performances last summer in the Grade 3 Dwyer.
Santa Anita, Race 5: 6:03 p.m.
The Grade 3 Santa Barbara Stakes drew a small but competitive field of six. Last year’s runner up Causeforcommotion is the 9-5 favorite. Graded stakes placed Lynne’s Legacy, Guiliana, and Animosity all look strong here, though the latter two will be trying the 1 1/2-mile distance for the first time.
Belmont, Race 10: 6:24 p.m.
No surprise here given it's another turf racce in New York: Chad Brown will saddle the morning line favorite, Focus Group, in the Grade 1 Man o’ War Stakes. He won the Pan American (G2) in his last outing and is undefeated at the 1 3/8-mile distance. Aiden O’Brien has his first New York runners of the year in Magic Wand, who was second in the Pegasus World Cup Turf before fifth in the Group 1 Dubai Sheema Classic. Plenty of other talent fills the field, including Grade 1 winner Channel Maker.