17:20 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 11 Nov 2018

Race 1 - Maiden Claiming (2YO only)

Winner $22,050 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
450
i
1

Ok Honey 49 

b f Haynesfield - It's Not for Love (Not For Love)

2 8-7
Dylan DavisTimothy Hills
2
i
2

Infatuation 

dk f Mission Impazible - Pink Lollipops (Silver Deputy)

2 8-7
Manuel FrancoJeremiah Englehart
3
i
3
Black, gold ball, pink and black hooped sleeves (Darlene Bilinski)

Bustin Free 

ch f Bustin Stones - Lake Princess (Salt Lake)

Non Runner
4
447
i
4

Karabessa 25 

dk f Field Commission - Good Night Sister (Sticks and Bricks)

2 8-7
Jose LezcanoGregory DiPrima
5
8
i
5

Congrats Ellen 15 

dk f Congrats - Kay Ellen (Tiznow)

2 8-7
Luis SaezKelly Breen
6
980
i
6

Big Brown Cat 58 

dk f Big Brown - Cat Ferrad (Stormy Atlantic)

2 8-7
Reylu GutierrezGary Gullo
7
i
7

Ash N' Em 

dk f Paynter - Noon Moon (Malibu Moon)

2 8-7
Irad Ortiz JrRudy Rodriguez
Verdict

Karabessa is arguably the one to beat, but the level she sets is not very high and there are some eye-catching newcomers in this field. BUSTIN FREE has put in some encouraging times during her mornings workouts, similarly Infatuation.

17:49 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 11 Nov 2018

Race 2 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $17,640 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

7f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
438132
i
1

Best Surprise 93 

b g Giant Surprise - Wonderwho'sbest (Three Wonders)

4 8-10
Rajiv MaraghBruce Levine
2
421152
i
2

Ride On Faith 39 

b g Candy Ride - Magical Ride (Storm Cat)

D
4 8-10
Luis SaezChris Englehart
3
647271
i
3

Go Big Or Go Home 53 

dk g Ghostzapper - Bizzy Caroline (Afleet Alex)

4 8-10
Eric CancelGary Gullo
4
842155
i
4

Money Illusion 56 

gr/ g Big Drama - Samantha O (Unbridled's Song)

5 8-10
Hector Jr DiazJr James Frangella,
5
614579
i
5

Fun Prospect 64 

b g Paddy O'prado - Kaleidoscopic (Fortunate Prospect)

3 8-8
Luis ReyesEskei Beech
6
363426
i
6

Fillet Of Sole 43 

ch g Union Rags - Detect (Devil's Bag)

D
4 8-8
Irad Ortiz JrJason Servis
Verdict

GO BIG OR GO HOME won a similar event at Belmont last time out and he appears to be the one to beat once again. Others to note are Best Surprise and Ride On Faith.

18:18 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 11 Nov 2018

Race 3 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $27,720 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

7f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
562263
i
1

Mohican 18 

b g Pioneerof the Nile - Indian Love Call (Cherokee Run)

BF
4 8-10
David CohenRobertino Diodoro
2
434146
i
2

Asterisk 31 

dk h Mineshaft - Miss Doolittle (Storm Cat)

5 8-10
Irad Ortiz JrRudy Rodriguez
3
916444
i
3

Dooley 18 

b c El Corredor - Toga Tiger (Hold That Tiger)

4 8-10
Eric CancelDavid Donk
4
512241
i
4

Playwright 49 

b g Super Saver - Tartan Lady (Malibu Moon)

5 8-10
Manuel FrancoDanny Gargan
5
522313
i
5

Tale Of Mist 46 

dk h Tale of Ekati - Settling Mist (Pleasant Colony)

5 8-10
Jose LezcanoJr John Toscano,
6
366245
i
6

Heavy Meddle 24 

b c Medaglia d'Oro - Changeisgonnacome (Cherokee Run)

D
4 8-8
Junior AlvaradoWilliam Mott
7
312743
i
7
Purple, silver vertical stripe, silver stripes on sleeves, purple cap (Breen, Kelly, J)

One River Place 22 

ch c Algorithms - Rose Frances (Crafty Prospector)

Non Runner
Verdict

The one that stands out is PLAYWRIGHT after he demolished a claiming field at Belmont last time out. That said, Mohican and Heavy Meddle could give him plenty to think about.

18:47 Aqueduct (USA) 11 Nov 2018

Race 4 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $26,460 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

1m

Good

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
9482-48
i
1

Votre Coeur 164 

b m Flatter - Empress Josephine (Empire Maker)

D
5 8-9
John VelazquezMichelle Nevin
2
57-1433
i
2

Sweet Connie Girl 70 

b f Lemon Drop Kid - Silver Lilly (Silver Deputy)

D
4 8-9
Jose OrtizChad Brown
3
242413
i
3

Goodnight Moon 36 

ch f Malibu Moon - Silky Smooth (Mr. Greeley)

D
4 8-11
Dylan DavisElizabeth Merryman
4
345373
i
4
Blue, yellow ball, black horses head, yellow spots on sleeves, black cap (Island Wind Racing)

Shanghai Glory 14 

dk f Shanghai Bobby - Casino Glory (Honour And Glory)

Non Runner
5
14-2434
i
5
Yellow and forest green stripes, green sleeves and cap (Mandaclair Stable And Bond Racing Stable)

Way Smart 77 

dk f Tizway - Smart Engagement (Smart Strike)

Non Runner
6
4-14495
i
6

Bidding Circle 42 

dk f Orb - Bridge Game (Giant's Causeway)

D
3 8-6
Jose LezcanoIII Claude McGaughey
7
145957
i
7
Turquoise, yellow sash, yellow hoop on sleeves, turquoise cap (F And F Stable (f Garcia))

Eight Minute Ellie 9 

b f Paynter - Tzawonderfulspring (Tiz Wonderful)

D
Non Runner
8
675323
i
8

Sheputaspellonme 24 

b f Point Of Entry - Spelling (Alphabet Soup)

D
3 8-6
Manuel FrancoBrian Lynch
9
893542
i
9

Alley To Calvary 17 

ch f Flower Alley - Seven in a Row (Langfuhr)

3 8-6 (ow1)
Rajiv MaraghJoseph Lostritto
10
4147
i
10
Royal blue, aqua hoop, aqua sleeves, blue and aqua quartered cap (JACK SWAIN, III)

Millie's Journey 22 

b f Pleasantly Perfect - Millie's Quest (Quest For Fame)

D
Non Runner
11
967423
i
11
Electric Blue, orange circle, orange cuffs on sleeves (Drawing Away Stable)

Laura's Patriot 17 

b m Patriot Act - Laura's Jewel (Jules)

Non Runner
12
232314
i
12
White, Black Dots, White Cap, Black (Elliot Mavorah)

Canoochee 20 

ch f Wicked Rich - Sensationista (Purge)

D
Non Runner
13
59-8541
i
13

Rag Top 42 

ch f Union Rags - Cherry Bomb (Honor Grades)

D
3 8-8
Javier CastellanoCathal Lynch
14
327310
i
14

Free Kitty 35 

dk f Tale Of The Cat - Far Out Freebie (Medaglia d'Oro)

D
4 8-11
Irad Ortiz JrLinda Rice
Verdict

WAY SMART has been running well enough in valuable allowance races of late to suggest that she will be hard to beat in a race of this nature. Alley To Calvary edges out Sweet Connie Girl to be the pick of the remainder.

19:17 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 11 Nov 2018

Race 5 - Starter Optional Claiming (2YO only)

Winner $34,650 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
33107
i
1

Pipes 22 

dk c Exchange Rate - Introvert (Smarty Jones)

D
2 8-10
Jose LezcanoGary Contessa
2
65491
i
2

Durkin's Call 36 

b g Jump Start - Feelin Abit Frisky (Posse)

D
2 8-10
Jose OrtizMichael Trombetta
3
81
i
3

Strong One 24 

dk c Dialed In - Bold American (Quiet American)

2 8-8
Joel RosarioDermot Magner
4
7216
i
4

Just Right 51 

dk c Into Mischief - Perfect Package (Tiznow)

2 8-10
John VelazquezTodd Pletcher
5
791
i
5

Americano 31 

dk c Tiznow - Moment Of Majesty (Saint Liam)

D
2 8-8
Junior AlvaradoWilliam Mott
6
014
i
6

Riken 22 

dk c Central Banker - Sea Wind (Northern Afleet)

2 8-10
Manuel FrancoDavid Donk
Verdict

RIKEN was not disgraced in a $250,000 stakes event last time out and he has a big chance of winning this contest. The shortlist is completed by Just Right and Pipes.

19:47 Aqueduct (USA) 11 Nov 2018

Race 6 - Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $47,250 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

1m

Good

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
317466
i
1

War Canoe 22 

b m Lemon Drop Kid - Gdansking Queen (Langfuhr)

D
5 8-11
Dylan DavisGary Contessa
2
13660-1
i
2

Gondora (GER)  204 

b f Soldier hollow - Gondola (Lando)

D
4 8-9
Manuel FrancoChristophe Clement
3
132216
i
3

Vortex Road 25 

b f Quality Road - Notmyfault (Belong To Me)

D
4 8-11
Javier CastellanoBruce Levine
4
52320-9
i
4

Initiate 43 

dk f Pioneerof the Nile - Vacationing (Harlan's Holiday)

D
4 8-9
Joel RosarioIII Claude McGaughey
5
2-13539
i
5

Brattata 104 

dk f More Than Ready - Mama Nadine (A.P. Indy)

D
3 8-6
Jose OrtizChad Brown
6
31-5225
i
6

Munchkin Money 22 

b m Freud - Sweet Rita (Rubiano)

D
5 8-9
Luis SaezBrian Lynch
7
4-44337
i
7

Remarqued 25 

b f Arch - Citizen Advocate (Proud Citizen)

D
4 8-9 b1
David CohenRobert Ribaudo
8
227219-
i
8

Shalailah (IRE)  372 

b f Showcasing - Perfect Venture (Bahamian Bounty)

3 8-6
Irad Ortiz JrChad Brown
9
327120
i
9

Too Charming 106 

b f Bernardini - Tout Charmant (Slewvescent)

D
3 8-6
Eric CancelThomas Albertrani
10
2145
i
10

Cilantro 51 

ch f Distorted Humor - Red Hot Bullet (Red Bullet)

BF
3 8-6
John VelazquezTodd Pletcher
11
435814
i
11
Black, Gold Stars, Black Sleeves, Black Cap (Ben Mondello)

Aikenetta 21 

dk f Aikenite - Babae (Barkerville)

D
Non Runner
12
412152
i
12
Chocolate brown, light blue sleeves, blue and brown cap (Hilly Fields Stable)

Goodbye Brockley 34 

b f Cosmonaut - Ladywell Court (Powerscourt)

D BF
Non Runner
13
224-133
i
13
Brown, white yoke, two white hoops on sleeves, white cap (Gainesway Stable (antony Beck) And Rosen, Andrew)

Pink Sands 25 

b f Tapit - Her Smile (Include)

Non Runner
14
222-445
i
14
Gold, black star, black sleeves, gold hoop, black cap (West Point Thoroughbreds, Tango Uniform Racing Llc And Masiello, Robert)

Best Performance 154 

ch f Broken Vow - Give My Regards (Smart Strike)

BF
Non Runner
15
252425
i
15
Pink, kelly green braces and shamrock, green hoops on sleeves, pink and green hooped cap (Sinatra Thoroughbred Racing)

Untaken 17 

dk f Noonmark - Current Event (Curlin)

D BF
Non Runner
16
845851
i
16
Green and white diablo, white collar, green sleeves, white seams, green and white quartered cap (Broman, Sr , Chester And Mary)

Held Accountable 17 

b f Exchange Rate - New Harmony (A.P. Indy)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

Gondora and Shalailah are both interesting on their US debuts but the the one to beat appears to be MUNCHKIN MONEY, who has been running respectably in stakes events in recent months.

20:17 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 11 Nov 2018

Race 7 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $39,060 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
823154
i
1

Langdarma 25 

b g Candy Ride - Harriett Lane (Giant's Causeway)

D
6 8-11
Irad Ortiz JrGary Gullo
2
652321
i
2

Hardly A Secret 31 

dk g Creative Cause - Cliff's Secret (The Cliff's Edge)

D
4 8-11
Luis SaezGary Gullo
3
6-17854
i
3

Outplay 50 

b c Bernardini - Miss Kate (Storm Cat)

D
4 8-9
John VelazquezTodd Pletcher
4
368652
i
4
Light blue, yellow braces, yellow sleeves, light blue stars, yellow and light blue halved cap (Schera, Matthew)

John Jones 43 

dk g Smarty Jones - Chrusciki (Polish Numbers)

D
Non Runner
5
614552
i
5

Daddy D T 31 

ch g Scat Daddy - Issues (Awesome Again)

D
6 8-9
Junior AlvaradoLinda Rice
6
134356
i
6
Blue, red panel, red sleeves, blue ball, blue cap (Kantarmaci Racing Llc)

Doyouknowsomething 31 

b g Awesome Again - Dovie (Coronado's Quest)

D
Non Runner
7
297338
i
7

Mills 23 

dk g Any Given Saturday - Highland Hope (Unaccounted For)

D
8 8-9
Manuel FrancoDavid Cannizzo
8
313344
i
8

Rocky Tough 31 

gr/ g Paddy O'prado - Stellar Cloud (Cloud Hopping)

D
4 8-9
David CohenRobertino Diodoro
Verdict

Hardly A Secret and Outplay both have the ability to win this race but the nod goes to JOHN JONES after his narrow defeat in a higher grade last time out.

20:47 Aqueduct (USA) 11 Nov 2018

Race 8 - Stakes (2YO only)

Winner $63,000 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

6f

Good

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
1
i
1

Regal Glory 36 

ch f Animal Kingdom - Mary's Follies (More Than Ready)

D
2 8-8
Jose OrtizChad Brown
2
231
i
2

Brooke Marie 29 

b f Lemon Drop Kid - Mamasez (Giant's Causeway)

2 8-8
David CohenChristophe Clement
3
216
i
3

Tradeable 34 

b f Exchange Rate - Considerate (Leroidesanimaux)

D
2 8-8
Dylan DavisJohn Hertler
4
252212
i
4
Light blue, pink hoop, light blue cap (Madaket Stables Llc)

Monette (FR)  34 

dk f Cockney Rebel - Eleona (Areion)

D
Non Runner
5
2305
i
5

Guacamole 34 

dk f Flat Out - Officially (Officer)

2 8-8
Luis SaezTodd Pletcher
6
1433
i
6

Dragic 35 

b f Broken Vow - Letgomyecho (Menifee)

BF
2 8-8
John VelazquezWesley Ward
7
4371
i
7

Shak's Hidden Gem 18 

b f Shackleford - Now Now Girl (Tiznow)

D
2 8-8
Joel RosarioGary Contessa
8
2137
i
8

Jaded Lady 34 

dk f Shanghai Bobby - Gem's Classy Lass (Grand Slam)

D
2 8-8
Junior AlvaradoJeremiah Englehart
9
1
i
9

Red Hot Dame 35 

dk f Violence - Red Velvet (City Zip)

2 8-8
Javier CastellanoTodd Pletcher
10
21
i
10

Introduced 44 

ch f El Padrino - Stuttgart (Cherokee Run)

D
2 8-8
Manuel FrancoAlan Goldberg
11
1
i
11
Red, blue and red halved sleeves, blue cap (R And M Thoroughbreds, Llc)

Music Of Life 46 

dk f Bodemeister - Allemande (Medaglia d'Oro)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

MONETTE won a minor stakes event in France earlier in the year and she was only beaten a head in a Grade 3 on her US debut last month. If she improves for that run then the likes of Regal Glory and Dragic will probably only have the places to fight for.

21:17 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 11 Nov 2018

Race 9 - Stakes (3YO plus)

Winner $78,750 - 11 run - Draw Advantage: None

9

7f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
861061
i
1

Our Super Nova 58 

b f Boys At Tosconova - White Wedding Day (Crimson Guard)

3 8-4
Eric CancelLauren Linn
2
221216
i
2

Fair Regis 28 

b f Bustin Stones - Lake Song (Prime Timber)

D
4 8-6
Joel RosarioRobert Falcone
3
458997
i
3

Aunt Babe 72 

dk f Desert Party - Bella Silver (Silver Deputy)

3 8-10
Rajiv MaraghJames Ferraro
4
655227
i
4

Bluegrass Flag 22 

dk f Bluegrass Cat - No More Flags (Personal Flag)

D
4 8-8
Jose OrtizThomas Morley
5
913322
i
5

Starlite Mission 22 

b f Mission Impazible - Starship Kitty (Tale Of The Cat)

BF
3 8-4
Luis SaezGary Contessa
6
127363
i
6

Andesine 38 

gr/ m Bluegrass Cat - Holy Moment (Holy Bull)

D
5 8-6
Manuel FrancoChris Englehart
7
104441
i
7

She's Delightful 46 

gr/ f Mission Impazible - Chimichurri (Elusive Quality)

D
3 8-4
Dylan DavisBruce Brown
8
222618
i
8

Highway Star 8 

ch m Girolamo - Stolen Star (Cat Thief)

D
5 8-12
Irad Ortiz JrRodrigo Ubillo
9
123296
i
9

Frost Wise 22 

ch f Frost Giant - Watch Smartly (Smart Strike)

D
4 8-12
John VelazquezMichael Dilger
10
111119
i
10

Frostie Anne 22 

dk m Frost Giant - Lake Toccet (Toccet)

D
5 8-12
Junior AlvaradoRudy Rodriguez
11
512144
i
11

Frosty Margarita 41 

dk m Frost Giant - Mango Margarita (Not For Love)

D BF
5 8-12
Jose LezcanoRudy Rodriguez
Verdict

HIGHWAY STAR was far from disgraced at the Breeders' Cup last weekend and she has to be given the utmost respect in this heat. Others to note are Frost Wise and Starlite Mission.