Best bets from Belmont Park on Saturday



Nick Shiambouros fired home another winner when his best bet Carom won at BSP 5.59. Nick heads back to Belmont Park with two more selections…

Love And Thunder to roar home

Race 4 19:33 Belmont Park – Love And Thunder

Love And Thunder is an interesting runner in this allowance race on the turf.

This filly caught the eye on US debut when finishing second to Gogo Shoes at Aqueduct last month. She took a hefty bump at the start, but put in some solid work in the closing stages without troubling the winner. Last June at Ascot she finished eighth to the progressive Lady Bowthorpe in a Group 3. The return to the mile distance is exactly what she needs and should go close. Anything around 3.55/2 will do.

Decorated Invader to swoop

Race 9 22:12 Belmont Park – Decorated Invader

I am going to side with Decorated Invader in this fascinating Stakes race on the Widener turf.

This talented colt finished third to Delaware in a similar event over this course last month. He met interference inside the final furlong but was never going to beat the impressive winner. He has some rock solid form in the book, including a pair of Grade 2 wins at the Spa last summer. Trainer Christophe Clement has had a fast start to the meeting with a 31% strike rate. He has engaged the services of the gifted Joel Rosario, who rides the turf course as well as anybody. Anything around 4.57/2 will do.