Belmont picks, jockey analysis for Empire Showcase Day

New York breds will be front-and-center on Saturday’s Empire Showcase Day at Belmont Park. All 11 races on the program are restricted to state-breds, highlighted by the $300,000 Empire Classic Handicap at 1 1/8 miles on the main track (Race 10, approximately 5:19 p.m. EST). I’ll discuss this event in great detail here, but be sure…