Invasor, Aiming at Repeat in Suburban, Tops Noms

Invasor, Aiming at Repeat in Suburban, Tops Noms
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Invasor, shown winning the 2006 Suburban, will try for a repeat on June 30th.
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(from Belmont Park notes)

Invasor, the defending Horse of the Year, heads a list of 16 nominations for Belmont Park's $400,000 Suburban Handicap (gr. I) on June 30, a race the Argentine-bred horse won in 2006.

Besides Invasor, trainer Kiaran McLaughlin also nominated Jazil, winner of last year's Belmont Stakes (gr. I), to the 1 1/4-mile test.

Also on the nomination list released by New York Racing Association stakes coordinator Andrew Byrnes is Corinthian, the 2007 Metropolitan Handicap (gr. I) winner. Others are A.P. Arrow, Evening Attire, Fairbanks, Harlington, Hesanoldsalt, Jazil, Lawyer Ron, Malibu Moonshine, Papi Chullo, Politcal Force, Student Council, Sun King, Tasteyville and Wanderin Boy.

Papi Chullo has been declared out of the race with quarter injury, and will point instead to Saratoga’s $750,000 Whitney (gr. I) at nine furlongs on July 28.

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