21:15 Golden Gate Fields (USA) (Dirt) 18 May 2018

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $11,340 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
4-42353
i
1
Royal blue, green triangle front and (Stewball Stable)

Midvale Magic 13 

ch g Lucky Pulpit - Gn. Group Meeting (General Meeting)

D
5 8-13
Abel CedilloValerie Rhoden
2
413-551
i
2
Royal blue, yellow diamonds on sleeves (All Schlaich Stables Llc)

Hank The Tank 22 

dk g In Summation - Rebooked (Notebook)

D
5 8-13
William Iii AntongeorgiJerry Hollendorfer
3
612-624
i
3
Blue, white circle 'm' on back, black and white checked sleeves (Steve Moger)

Mister Mojo 64 

ch g Biondetti - Harliday (Harlan's Holiday)

D
4 8-13
Francisco DuranJr Ed Moger,
4
16-4149
i
4
White, blue sash, blue cap (G C C I)

The Perfect Square 27 

b g Square Eddie - Perfect Curls (Perfect Mandate)

D
4 8-13
Frank AlvaradoClifford DeLima
5
3-32416
i
5
Hot pink, black seams (Peter Redekop B C , Ltd)

Aberdeen Island 27 

b g Quality Road - Inish Glora (Regal Classic)

D
4 8-13
Irving OrozcoBlaine Wright
6
5-54314
i
6
Silver and white halved, black ball, white circle, silver and black halved sleeves, halved cap (Nentwig, Michael And Pagano, Ray)

Chanted 35 

gr/ g Eskendereya - Chorale (Unbridled's Song)

D
5 8-13
Heribert MartinezJohn Martin
Verdict

HANK THE TANK got back to winning form on his recent outing and he can score again here at the main expense of Chanted and Mister Mojo.

21:45 Golden Gate Fields (USA) 18 May 2018

Race 2 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $11,340 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

1m 110y

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
57-1136
i
1
Black, grey horseshoe (Rob Uriostegui)

Dahlia Azul 26 

gr/ f Quality Road - Dance Away Capote (Capote)

D
4 8-13
Irving OrozcoJonathan Wong
2
41-2931
i
2
Black, red yoke, white v, black cap (Al Pitchko)

Tizno's Dilemma 15 

dk f Line Of David - Tizno Now (Tiznow)

D
4 8-13
Ricardo GonzalezDuane Offield
3
771-617
i
3
Blue, white blocks, blue sleeves (Jerry Puertas)

Reverchon 22 

b m Divine Park - Tiz Tutta (Tiznow)

D
7 8-11
Pedro FloresJerry Puertas
4
742318
i
4
black, red and green hoops, yellow chevrons on sleeves (Chung, Greame And Hui, Patrick)

Fast Bid (IRE)  22 

b f Fast Company - Byrners Bid (High Chaparral)

D
4 8-11
William Iii AntongeorgiIsidro Tamayo
5
638-638
i
5
Sky blue, yellow collar, yellow spot, sky blue chevrons on yellow sleeves, sky blue cap (Thor-Bred Stable LLC)

Belle De France 26 

dk f Thoreau - Belleski (Polish Numbers)

D
4 8-13
Abel CedilloJerry Hollendorfer
6
36-1374
i
6
Rose, white hoop and armlets (Anderson, Carol And Jerry)

Chapter Ten 26 

ch m Ten Most Wanted - Sourcebook (Avenue Of Flags)

D
7 8-13
Juan HernandezWilliam Delia
Verdict

DAHLIA AZUL has been below par in a higher grade recently but she can bounce back to winning ways, with Belle De France and Fast Bid looking the main dangers.

22:15 Golden Gate Fields (USA) (Dirt) 18 May 2018

Race 3 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $18,270 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
7-15622
i
1
White, silver stripe on sleeves (Hollendorfer, Llc)

Percy's Bluff 22 

dk g Raise the Bluff - Persephonie (Conquistador Cielo)

D
6 8-11
William Iii AntongeorgiJerry Hollendorfer
2
5-74551
i
2
Black, white circle (Jonathan Wong)

Red Carpet Cat 27 

b g Discreet Cat - Up In Lights (Smart Strike)

D
4 8-13
Abel CedilloJonathan Wong
3
415-223
i
3
White, blue sash, blue cap (G C C I)

Top Pirana 82 

dk g Old Topper - Royal Prana (Royal Academy)

D BF
6 8-11
Irving OrozcoClifford DeLima
4
411-5
i
4
Green, yellow sleeves (Denike, Theresa And Edward)

Silken Chief 22 

dk c Forestry - Miss Tropics (Roar)

D
4 8-11
Catalino MartinezJose Bautista
5
43259-3
i
5
Red, white and blue sash, white and blue hooped sleeves (Lions Family Trust And English, Terry)

Malibu Alex 22 

b g Afleet Alex - Ms. Sabbatical (Malibu Moon)

D
5 8-11
Alejandro GomezWilliam Morey
Verdict

PERCY'S BLUFF has finished runner-up the last twice and can make it third time lucky. Red Carpet Cat is one to respect along with Malibu Alex.

22:45 Golden Gate Fields (USA) (Dirt) 18 May 2018

Race 4 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $7,560 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
2166-64
i
1
Black, green hoop, green triangle on back (Green Hill Stables, Block, Louis, Gabour, Dan And Lewis, Darrell)

Tiz Buff 14 

dk g Tizbud - Classy Jo (Smokester)

D
4 8-13
Catalino MartinezRicardo Perez
2
31-7154
i
2
Cerise and black blocks, black stripes on cerise sleeves (Jett, T Lawrence And Ann)

Tiz Indy 49 

b g Tiz Wonderful - Indycat (Cat Thief)

D
4 8-13
Juan HernandezJohn Martin
3
52314-7
i
3
Pink, black ball, black hoops, pink cap (Below The Rim Stables Llc)

Pulpits Power 20 

dk g War Power - Parker's Jewel (Parker's Storm Cat)

D
4 8-13
Ricardo GonzalezBlaine Wright
4
63-4524
i
4
Blue, White DIamonds on Front, White (Andreas Psarras)

Admiral Boom 13 

dk g Henrythenavigator - Miss Terrible (Numerous)

D
5 8-13
William Iii AntongeorgiAndreas Psarras
5
345-367
i
5
Forest green, white ball (Debbie Winick)

Merle 62 

dk g Papa Clem - Arousing (Cee's Tizzy)

D
6 8-13
Frank AlvaradoDebbie Winick
6
79-6353
i
6
Teal, black star (Hunsucker, Lester And Stubbs, Carrol)

The Common Man 49 

gr/ g Thorn Song - Common Truth (Bertrando)

4 8-13
Irving OrozcoVictor Trujillo
7
151/5
i
7
Grey, maroon yoke, maroon seams on sleeves, grey and maroon quartered cap (Kmn Racing Llc)

Never Say Try 90 

ch g Philanthropist - Puskita (Indian Charlie)

D
5 8-13
Abel CedilloJerry Hollendorfer
Verdict

Tiz Indy drops in grade and merits respect with his best form giving him excellent claims. The Common Man can go close on what he has shown lately but the vote goes to NEVER SAY TRY, who can bounce back to form after a poor showing last time.

23:15 Golden Gate Fields (USA) (Dirt) 18 May 2018

Race 5 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO plus)

Winner $16,380 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
i
1
Black, blue disc, white sleeves (Lily Ai)

Kiwi's Dream (AUS)  

b g Sebring - Goldlago (Encosta de Lago)

3 8-8
Heribert MartinezJohn Martin
2
658
i
2
White, white ball, blue sleeves (Ben Bryan)

Whoa Buddy 20 

dk g Big Bad Leroybrown - Judge's Pegasus (Unusual Heat)

4 8-13
Hugo HerreraArnold Torres
3
843745-
i
3
White, blue chevrons, blue chevrons on sleeves (Dark Horse Racing Llc, Makbrook Capital Llc, M And S Taylor Stables, Llc, Metanovic, Mersad, Sones, Aaron, Preiss, Daniel, Crews, Jim, Makbrook Capital Llc, Province, Chris And Foran, David)

Pavelski 314 

ch g Street Boss - Ermelinda (Sea Hero)

BF
4 8-13
William Iii AntongeorgiAndy Mathis
4
363-
i
4
Red,green diamonds,red sleeves (Michael Jawl)

My Friend Tony 229 

ch g Decarchy - Where's My Heart (Romanov)

BF
Withdrawn
5
84
i
5
Blue, gold sleeves, blue cap (Barbara DeLima)

Snow Feather 19 

dk c Idiot Proof - Meet Me in Fargo (Fargo)

3 8-8
Abel CedilloClifford DeLima
6
33
i
6
White, blue sash, blue cap (G C C I)

Stormy Charmant 21 

b g Roi Charmant - Novato (Bartok)

3 8-8
Cristobal HerreraClifford DeLima
7
8/63263-
i
7
Lime, green stripes, lime ball (Moger Inc)

Raindance Rules 355 

dk g Tribal Rule - Kiss Kiss (Pleasant Colony)

BF
4 8-13
Francisco DuranJr Ed Moger,
8
i
8
Fluorescent orange, turquoise hoops, turquoise bars on sleeves (Michael Cheek)

Triple Shot 

b c Make Music For Me - Good Book (Fact Book)

3 8-8
Juan HernandezWilliam Morey
Verdict

Pavelski will be out to put his superior experience to good use in this maiden but the less exposed SNOW FEATHER, who is improving between runs, gets the nod. Stormy Charmant is also noted.

23:45 Golden Gate Fields (USA) 18 May 2018

Race 6 - Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $20,790 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

5f

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
5-63146
i
1
Black, grey hoops, lime sleeves (Scott Herbertson)

Tribal Storm 22 

b c Papa Clem - Tribal Feathers (Tribal Rule)

D BF
4 8-11
Irving OrozcoAri Herbertson
2
11-2158
i
2
Chartreuse, black chevron hoop, black cap (Stephenson, Sam, Walker, Jim L And Irminger, Ancil)

Big League 27 

dk g Speightstown - Reunited (Dixie Union)

D BF
4 8-7
Juan HernandezMichael Lenzini
3
5/52111
i
3
Blue, yellow sleeves, yellow circle (4 Hares Racing, Inc)

Big Champion 34 

dk g Munnings - Mizoes Ready (More Than Ready)

D
5 8-7
Barrington HarveyMichael Curtis
4
511-851
i
4
Black, grey hoops, lime sleeves (Scott Herbertson)

Krsto Skye 21 

b g City Zip - Princess Lianna (American Chance)

D
6 8-7
William Iii AntongeorgiAri Herbertson
5
4-52341
i
5
Black, cerise horseshoe, cerise diamonds on sleeves (McLean Racing Stables)

Aalsmeer 26 

ch g Flower Alley - Carolina Belle (Dixie Union)

D
7 8-7
Frank AlvaradoAggie Ordonez
6
118-971
i
6
Orange, black diamonds, black circle 'wh' on back, orange sleeves (William Hedrick)

Summersimage 22 

dk c Slew's Tiznow - Summer Swimmer (Siberian Summer)

D
4 8-7
Abel CedilloRicardo Perez
7
72313-4
i
7
Blue, yellow sash (Charles Peterson)

Swingshift Deputy 21 

b g Ministers Wild Cat - Sweet Swinging Ms (Swing and Miss)

D BF
6 8-7
Ricardo GonzalezFrank Lucarelli
Verdict

KRSTO SKYE won well here in a claimer last time and, with good form at this level already in the book, he's well worth sticking with going back up in grade. Summersimage and Tribal Storm can also get involved.

00:15 Golden Gate Fields (USA) (Dirt) 19 May 2018

Race 7 - Starter Allowance (3YO only)

Winner $10,710 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
09-15
i
1
White, gold ball (Herb Moniz)

Windward Storm 62 

dk f Mesa thunder - Storm Magic (Spanish Steps)

D
3 8-6 (ow1)
Heribert MartinezWilliam Delia
2
2414-
i
2
Teal, black 'v' on white ball, black stripe on sleeves (Abel Valdivia)

She's My Winner 239 

b f Stay Thirsty - Dangerous Behavior (Forest Danger)

D BF
3 8-6
Catalino MartinezLeobardo Rivera
3
1272
i
3
Blue, white circle 'm' on back, black and white checked sleeves (Steve Moger)

I Love Romance 28 

dk f Black Seventeen - Romance Writer (Bertrando)

D
3 8-6
Francisco DuranJr Ed Moger,
4
2526-12
i
4
Navy and purple quarters, white and purple halved sleeves (Seamist Racing Llc)

Pattyville 28 

dk f Slew's Tiznow - Regina S. (Arch)

D
3 8-6
William Iii AntongeorgiBlaine Wright
5
1232
i
5
Green, green shamrock, white stripes on sleeves (Dunn, Charlie, Hodge, Al, Kelly, Glyn C And McCanna, Ray)

Marilyn's Smile 21 

ch f Smiling Tiger - Fragrant Harbor (Harbor the Gold)

D BF
3 8-6
Ricardo GonzalezTim McCanna
6
36-1778
i
6
Powder blue, white circle 'jb' on back, white sleeves (Joseph Brook)

Felony One 28 

ch f Lucky Pulpit - Becky'S Vow (Broken Vow)

D
3 8-6
Abel CedilloJoseph Brook
7
16-
i
7
Red (Frankfurt Stable)

Girlsintheoffice 140 

b f Paddy O'prado - Shotgun Persuasion (Stephen Got Even)

D
3 8-6
Irving OrozcoSteven Specht
8
432213
i
8
Green, Green And Burgundy Hooped Sleeves (Williams, Mr And Mrs Larry D)

Lucky Antares 21 

dk f Lucky Pulpit - Antares World (Decarchy)

D
3 8-8
Frank AlvaradoSteven Specht
9
248-561
i
9
Green, yellow sleeves (Denike, Theresa And Edward)

Silken Queen 22 

dk f Artie Schiller - Miss Tropics (Roar)

D
3 8-8
Juan HernandezJose Bautista
Verdict

MARILYN'S SMILE has been knocking hard on the door in much better races than this of late and she can return to winning ways today. Her success can come at the main expense of Silken Queen and Pattyville.

00:45 Golden Gate Fields (USA) 19 May 2018

Race 8 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO plus)

Winner $16,380 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

1m

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
23
i
1
Lime green and blue halves, 'ra' on back (Amescua, Rene, Hirata, Glenn And Lee, Gilman)

Darkstream 26 

dk f Slew's Tiznow - I'm Convinced (Lucayan Prince)

3 8-8
Irving OrozcoRene Amescua
2
730-54
i
2
White, green sleeves, white cap (Stepaside Farm, Llc)

Blossom Trail Miss 14 

b f Giant's Causeway - Cherryblossommiss (Langfuhr)

4 8-13
Juan HernandezNeil Drysdale
3
i
3
Red, white hoop and armlets, red cap (The Ellwood Johnston Trust)

Tails Never Fails 

b f Vronsky - Singed (Unusual Heat)

4 8-13
Hugo HerreraSherrie Monroe
4
938-644
i
4
Sky blue, yellow collar, yellow spot, sky blue chevrons on yellow sleeves, sky blue cap (Thor-Bred Stable LLC)

Boldest Vow 48 

dk f Broken Vow - Baldomera (Doneraile Court)

4 8-13
William Iii AntongeorgiJerry Hollendorfer
5
36
i
5
Light blue, royal blue yoke, white horseshoe, light blue sleeves, royal blue diamonds (Live Your Dream Racing Stable)

Acclaim The Queen 40 

gr/ f ACCLAMATION - Lutess (Maria's Mon)

4 8-13
Francisco DuranEduardo Rich
6
42
i
6
Green, white stripes on sleeves (Ray McCanna)

Mal's Harbor 22 

dk f Gig Harbor - Devilinabaydress (Tiznow)

3 8-8
Abel CedilloTim McCanna
7
4-52332
i
7
Navy blue, white diamonds, pink cuffs on sleeves (Bkb Stables Llc, Akin, Zvika And Sherman, Steve)

Star Dreamin 27 

b f Curlin - Kauai Calls (Fusaichi Pegasus)

3 8-8
Ricardo GonzalezSteve Sherman
8
325-662
i
8
Navy blue, white bars on sleeves, white cap (Rm Racing, Featherston, Roger, Miller, Tom And Prichard, Pete)

Chalky (IRE)  26 

gr/ f Canford Cliffs - Beautiful Hill (Danehill)

4 8-13
Heribert MartinezSteve Sherman
9
22
i
9
Lime and forest green blocks, white stripes on lime sleeves (Ten Broeck Farm, Inc)

Magna Rose 20 

dk f Magna Graduate - Woodflower (Woodman)

BF
3 8-8 b1
Alejandro GomezBlaine Wright
Verdict

A tricky race to close the card but the marginal preference is for MAGNA ROSE, who has filled second place in both of her starts to date. Chalky and Star Dreamin are others who can be expected to go well.