ELMONT, NY – Five graded stakes top the Saturday slate at Belmont Park, including the Runhappy Met Mile (G1), a Breeders’ Cup “Win and You’re In” Challenge Series event for the Big Ass Fans Dirt Mile.

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The five big races total $1.35 million in purses and each is expected to attract graded stakes winners. According to the NYRA press office, these are the probable fields for each stakes at Belmont Park on Saturday, July 4:

$500,000 Runhappy Met Mile (G1)

Open to horses 3 and up going 8 furlongs (1 mile) on the dirt

  • Code of Honor (trainer Shug McGaughey)
  • Endorsed (Bill Mott)
  • Hog Creek Hustle (Vickie Foley)
  • McKinzie (Bob Baffert)
  • Mr Freeze (Dale Romans)
  • Network Effect (Chad Brown)
  • Vekoma (George Weaver)
  • Warrior’s Charge (Brad Cox)

$400,000 Manhattan (G1)

Open to horses 4 and up going 10 furlongs (1 1/4 miles) on the inner turf

  • Cross Border (Mike Maker)
  • Desert Stone (Richard Baltas)
  • Instilled Regard (Brown)
  • Rockemperor (Brown)
  • Sadler’s Joy (Tom Albertrani)
  • Admission Office (Brian Lynch) (possible)
  • Ramsey Solution (Wesley Ward) (possible)
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$200,000 Suburban (G2)

Open to horses 4 and up going 10 furlongs (1 1/4 miles) on the dirt

  • Forewarned (Uriah St. Lewis)
  • Joevia (Gregg Sacco)
  • Just Whistle (Michael Matz)
  • Moretti (Todd Pletcher)
  • Sir Winston (Mark Casse)
  • Tacitus (Bill Mott)

$150,000 Poker (G3)

Open to horses 4 and up going 8 furlongs (1 mile) on the turf

  • Eons (Arnaud Delacour)
  • Got Stormy (Casse)
  • Hawkish (Jimmy Toner)
  • Hembree (Maker)
  • Social Paranoia (Pletcher)
  • Sombeyay (Pletcher)
  • Valid Point (Brown)

$100,000 Victory Ride (G3)

Open to 3-year-old fillies going 6 1/2 furlongs (0.8125 miles) on the dirt

  • Center Aisle (Brown)
  • Cruise and Danze (Jerry O’Dwyer)
  • Frank’s Rockette (Mott)
  • Miss Peppina (Gary Gullo
  • Quality Stones (Bruce Levine)
  • Reagan’s Edge (Cherie DeVaux)
  • Up In Smoke (Weaver)