18:10 Laurel Park (USA) (Dirt) 14 Jul 2018

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $9,450 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
732436
i
1

Turbin 43 

b g Include - Groovy Feeling (Groovy)

BF
8 8-8
Forest BoyceLacey Gaudet
2
460-622
i
2

Jifquick 21 

b g Limehouse - Jiffener (Derby Wish)

D
10 8-8
Luis RodriguezCharles DeMario
3
522032
i
3

Demon Buster 21 

b g Ghostzapper - Cathrine's Hope (In Excess)

D
7 8-8
Johan RosadoLacey Gaudet
4
151724
i
4

Brute Force 36 

b g Quiet American - Hoka He (Dixie Union)

D
5 8-4 (ow2)
Ezequiel LaraCharles Frock
5
776357
i
5

Mountain Cry 7 

ch g Street Cry - Mountain Bird (Mt. Livermore)

D
6 8-8
Oscar MancillaCarlos Mancilla
6
436625
i
6

Minor Legend 29 

b g Two Punch - Phyxius (Broad Brush)

D
6 8-8
Weston HamiltonBrandon Mcfarlane
7
665-664
i
7

Mischievous Dan 145 

b g Into Mischief - Zoila (Invasor)

4 8-8
Edwin GonzalezAnnette Eubanks
8
537974
i
8

Icelake 21 

b g Ice Box - Rey Lake (Meadowlake)

D
4 8-4
Antonio QuilesIII A Allen,
9
6118-76
i
9

Enasoit 21 

ch g Shackleford - Tres Tres Joli (Gone West)

D
4 8-8 b
Horacio KaramanosThomas Morley
10
155-973
i
10

Tens Wild 21 

gr/ g Tenpins - Wild About Rachel (Wild Rush)

9 8-4
Kevin GomezJerry Thurston
Verdict

ENASOIT looks the one to side with having struggled at much higher levels and he can take full advantage of an easier assignment. Demon Buster and Jifquick complete the shortlist.

18:40 Laurel Park (USA) (Dirt) 14 Jul 2018

Race 2 - Waiver Maiden Claiming (2YO only)

Winner $20,790 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

5f

Fast (Dirt)

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

Thatwouldbegrand 

ch c Power Broker - Anofficerandalady (Officer)

2 8-10
Weston HamiltonDale Capuano
2
i
2
Black, white diamond, black cap (John Salzman, Jr)

Uncle Paul 

dk g Cal Nation - Pilgrims Trail (Oratory)

Non Runner
3
i
3

Outofthepark 

dk c Bandbox - Mccoughtry (Purim)

2 8-10
Victor CarrascoRodney Jenkins
4
i
4

Hall Pass 

b c Freedom Child - G G's Dolly (Comic Strip)

2 8-10
Johan RosadoHamilton Smith
5
2
i
5

Grand River 22 

b g Grand Reserve - River Angel (Congaree)

2 8-10
Xavier PerezWilliam Campbell
6
32
i
6

Absolved 14 

b c Blame - Berry Blessed (St. Jovite)

BF
2 8-10
Kevin GomezClaudio Gonzalez
7
83
i
7

Cool Man Cletus 63 

b c Drosselmeyer - Temptation Bound (Flatter)

2 8-10
Alex CintronTimothy Salzman
8
i
8
Orange, white diamond, white diamonds on sleeves, orange cap (Steven Newby)

Come Sundown 

b g Great Notion - Desiderata (During)

Non Runner
Verdict

GRAND RIVER caught the eye with a good effort on debut and first-time Lasix can eke out a bit more. Absolved and newcomer Outofthepark head the list of dangers.

19:10 Laurel Park (USA) 14 Jul 2018

Race 3 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $14,490 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

1m 110y

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
0-12147
i
1

Laythatpistoldown 43 

dk g More Than Ready - Trigger Happy (Pine Bluff)

D
9 8-8
Horacio KaramanosJorge Navarro
2
617618
i
2

Kaitain 27 

b g KITALPHA - Lucky Dance (Kafwain)

D
7 8-10
Julian PimentelJonathan Maldonado
3
242517
i
3

All I Karabout 27 

dk g Bernstein - Roadtohanna (Not For Love)

D
6 8-10
Alex CintronHoracio Depaz
4
897-817
i
4

Storm Net 15 

b g Stormy Atlantic - Northern Netti (City Zip)

D
5 8-6
J AcostaKing Leatherbury
5
425821
i
5

Arch Revenge 22 

dk g Archarcharch - Felucca (Diesis)

D
4 8-8
Edwin GonzalezAnthony Farrior
6
347712
i
6
Blue, pink diamond, blue bars on white sleeves, blue cap (Rose Petal Stable Llc)

Jeezum Jim 24 

ch g Fairbanks - Sparkling Number (Polish Numbers)

D
Non Runner
7
228161
i
7
Hot pink, black and white hoop (Dunham Thoroughbreds)

Bowman's Beast 8 

ch g Bowman's Band - Show Biz (Candy Stripes)

D
Non Runner
8
625261
i
8

Ten Hut 21 

ch g Field Commission - Hustle (Greatness)

D
5 8-10
Ezequiel LaraJohn Robb
9
75-4384
i
9

No Knock Raid 27 

dk g Deputy Storm - Sassy N Smart (Smarten)

5 8-8
Forest BoyceIII A Allen,
10
196215
i
10

Minister's Strike 30 

b g English Channel - Darling's Darling (Bernardini)

D
4 8-8
Victor CarrascoVictor Carrasco
Verdict

LAYTHATPISTOLDOWN was below par on his latest start but can return to winning form at the expense of Kaitain and All I Karabout.

19:40 Laurel Park (USA) 14 Jul 2018

Race 4 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO plus)

Winner $25,200 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

5f 110y

Firm

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

Happy Lantern 

ch f Any Given Saturday - La Mure (Regal Classic)

3 8-7
Horacio KaramanosKing Leatherbury
2
77-986
i
2

Lyrical Tale 119 

dk f Tale Of The Cat - Uninhibited Song (Unbridled's Song)

3 8-7
Victor CarrascoThomas Morley
3
6
i
3

Street Appeal 24 

b f Street Sense - Quest For Success (Successful Appeal)

3 8-7 b1
J AcostaMichael Trombetta
4
6-84222
i
4

Virginia Fable 21 

b f Swagger Jack - Falsehood (Awesome Again)

3 8-7
Xavier PerezSusan Cooney
5
256
i
5

Miminegash 41 

dk f Paynter - Holy Blitz (Holy Bull)

3 8-7
Forest BoyceChristopher Melton
6
i
6

Stormy Love Affair 

dk f Stormy Atlantic - Love's Blush (Not For Love)

3 8-7
Alex CintronH Motion
7
i
7

Salt Pond 

b f Soldat - Rare Elegance (Forestry)

3 8-7
Sheldon RussellH Motion
8
42-3222
i
8

Reality Queen 16 

dk f Pioneerof the Nile - A. P. Reality (Pulpit)

3 8-7
Weston HamiltonFlint Stites
Verdict

VIRGINIA FABLE was deemed good enough for a stakes race last time and should appreciate the drop in class to maiden company. Reality Queen looks next best, while Salt Pond looks best of the two newcomers.

20:10 Laurel Park (USA) (Dirt) 14 Jul 2018

Race 5 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $29,610 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

1m 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
121/699-
i
1

Top Of Mind 371 

b g Curlin - Over the Edge (Thunder Gulch)

D
6 8-8
Victor CarrascoRodney Jenkins
2
9413-51
i
2

Bonus Points 35 

b c Majestic Warrior - Baby Love (Not For Love)

D
4 8-10
Horacio KaramanosTodd Pletcher
3
234-551
i
3

Warrioroftheroses 21 

b g A. P. Warrior - Miss Savannah Rose (Strategic Mission)

D
9 8-8
Edwin GonzalezDamon Dilodovico
4
652544
i
4

Final Prospect 14 

b g Jump Start - Hyatt Road (Allen's Prospect)

D
6 8-8
Antonio QuilesGary Capuano
5
421636
i
5

Southside Warrior 65 

dk g Warrior's Reward - Bamba (Not For Love)

D
5 8-8
Julian PimentelMichael Trombetta
Verdict

This looks to be between BONUS POINTS and Warrioroftheroses, with preference for Todd Pletcher's first-named to strike once more. Top Of Mind can claim third.

20:40 Laurel Park (USA) 14 Jul 2018

Race 6 - Starter Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $17,640 - 11 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

1m 110y

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
5-61
i
1

Flyingontheground 36 

dk f Mizzen Mast - All Dolled Up (Carnivalay)

4 8-8
Edwin GonzalezElizabeth Merryman
2
92/1-229
i
2

Darcy Mae 42 

b f K One King - Krista's Quik Chic (Forestry)

D
4 8-8
Julian PimentelKelly Rubley
3
63155-2
i
3

Proudly 28 

b m Proud Citizen - Casanna (Topsider)

D
5 8-8
Kevin GomezTim Woolley
4
724-414
i
4

Bodega Bay 77 

b f Bodemeister - Design For Life (Aptitude)

D
3 8-3
Victor CarrascoAnthony Farrior
5
522-152
i
5

Justa Scoch 20 

dk f Jump Start - Free Strike (Smart Strike)

D
4 8-10
Weston HamiltonCarl Doran
6
31-7544
i
6

Lovely Sunset 14 

b f Prospective - Vivid Sunset (Mt. Livermore)

D
3 8-3
Forest BoyceMark Shuman
7
673314
i
7

Belle 'N Tonic 20 

b f Old Fashioned - Alex's Legacy (Afleet Alex)

D
3 8-5
Alex CintronIII A Allen,
8
242-615
i
8

Lulu's On The Move 28 

b f Paddy O'prado - Lu Lu Mess (Saint Liam)

D
3 8-7
Johan RosadoHamilton Smith
9
22444-8
i
9
Lime green, navy blue collar, white belt, blue sleeves, green cap (Triple Tree Stable)

Tiz A Diamond 14 

b m Tiznow - Divine Diamond (Storm Cat)

D
Non Runner
10
431462
i
10

Splendor Gal 42 

b f Paynter - Splendor Town (Speightstown)

3 8-3
Sheldon RussellRichard Sillaman
11
6-32323
i
11

Liberale (FR)  28 

b f Literato - Libre Lady (Librettist)

D BF
4 8-8
Horacio KaramanosMary Eppler
12
867891
i
12

Aunt Mitzi 13 

dk f Etched - Kenaharra (Ops Smile)

D
4 8-8
J AcostaValora Testerman
Verdict

FLYINGONTHEGROUND did it well last time out and looks to be going the right way now for this handler. Proudly and Aunt Mitzi have the right profiles for such a contest and shouldn't be far away.

21:10 Laurel Park (USA) (Dirt) 14 Jul 2018

Race 7 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $9,450 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
221066
i
1

Patriotic Quest 49 

b g Awesome Patriot - Primequest (Coronado's Quest)

D
3 8-7
Edwin GonzalezAnnette Eubanks
2
464863
i
2

Patriot Saint 20 

b g Saint Anddan - Paintyourwagon (Pioneering)

6 8-12
Xavier PerezVernon Allinson
3
54446/9
i
3
White, Green Chevrons, Green Sleeves, White Cap (Lady Olivia Northcliff LLC)

Cosa Dolce 34 

b g Cosa Vera - Sugar Zip (City Zip)

D
Non Runner
4
885070-
i
4

King Of The Jungle 230 

dk g Gio Ponti - Madame X Ski (Polish Numbers)

D
4 8-12
Johan RosadoMary Eppler
5
213552
i
5

Hayne's Fever 8 

b g Haynesfield - Nasty Fever (Stormin Fever)

D BF
3 8-7
Andrew WolfsontBrandon Kulp
6
531445
i
6

Zesty Zar 49 

b g Tapizar - Golden Dreams (Touch Gold)

3 8-7
Weston HamiltonKenneth Cox
7
966-844
i
7

Lay It On 16 

dk g Flatter - Joanie's Jewel (Holy Bull)

7 8-8
Tais LyapustinaThomas Michaels
8
247282
i
8
Black, white star, black cap (Brian McFarlane)

Crazy Wild Bill 58 

b g Scipion - Tejano Sea (Sea of Secrets)

Non Runner
Verdict

CRAZY WILD BILL rattled the crossbar over 6f at Pimlico last time and could go one better now stepping up in trip. Hayne's Fever went down by a neck over a route at Penn last time and is considered the main danger ahead of Patriot Saint.

21:40 Laurel Park (USA) (Dirt) 14 Jul 2018

Race 8 - Allowance (3YO plus)

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

8

7f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
286-243
i
1

Phantom Shot 27 

gr/ f Kodiak Kowboy - Phantom Storm (On Target)

D
4 8-8
Weston HamiltonDonald Barr
2
3774-19
i
2
Black, red yoke, white ball, white chevrons on sleeves (Mary E Eppler Racing Stable, Inc And Schwartz, George L)

Words Of A Feather 55 

dk f Stay Thirsty - Way With Words (Sefapiano)

Non Runner
3
164411
i
3

Lady By Choice 7 

dk f Shanghai Bobby - Billex Doux (Elusive Quality)

D
3 8-7
Antonio QuilesClaudio Gonzalez
4
532243
i
4

Hell Of Afire 29 

ch m Friesan Fire - Helen Louise (Louis Quatorze)

D
5 8-8
Edwin GonzalezTim Woolley
5
833-853
i
5

Sarah's Treasure 13 

ch m Eskendereya - Fittingly smart (Smart Strike)

D
5 8-8
Forest BoyceRobin Graham
6
8-57555
i
6

Little United 7 

dk f High Cotton - Ever optimistic (Elusive Quality)

D
4 8-8
Luis RodriguezCharles DeMario
7
1
i
7

Majestic Reason 36 

b f Majestic Warrior - Love's Reason (Not For Love)

3 8-7
Alex CintronH Motion
8
2134-60
i
8

Chauncey 36 

b f Jimmy Creed - Lady Nichola (A.P. Indy)

3 8-3
Kevin GomezLacey Gaudet
9
1249
i
9

Heelstothesky 13 

ch f Smarty Jones - Colleen's Scorpion (Scorpion)

3 8-3 (ow1)
Julian PimentelLaura Roadcap
Verdict

LADY BY CHOICE arrives on a hat-trick and rates the one to beat in her current form. Phantom Shot and Hell Of Afire can scrap it out for the silver medal.

22:10 Laurel Park (USA) 14 Jul 2018

Race 9 - Starter Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $15,750 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

9

1m

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
334241
i
1
Blue, white bars on sleeves, blue cap (Brooksbend Hilltop Llc)

One Proud Wildcat 13 

ch g Wildcat Heir - Volcanic Fury (Groomstick)

Non Runner
2
846018
i
2
Light Blue, Blue Circled 'G', Blue Dots On Sleeves, Light Blue Cap (Alphonso Griffin)

Derecho 20 

gr/ g Unbridled Energy - Leebearski (Polish Numbers)

Non Runner
3
3798-14
i
3

Bay Bridge 27 

b g War Chant - April Gator (Green Alligator)

D
5 8-8
Horacio KaramanosMarco Salazar
4
69-6121
i
4

Brickyard Kitten 27 

ch g Kitten's Joy - Brickyard Gal (Proud Citizen)

D
8 8-10
Alex CintronKieron Magee
5
88-6770
i
5

Scrapple 14 

dk g Scipion - Underneath It All (Geri)

D
8 8-8
Ezequiel LaraAugust Martin
6
47-3667
i
6

Here's Johnny 28 

b g Colonel John - Bon Caro (Bon Point)

D
7 8-8
Edwin GonzalezJonathan Maldonado
7
662375
i
7

Mythos 27 

ch g Milwaukee Brew - Classy Credentials (Golden Missile)

D
7 8-8
Victor CarrascoRichard Sillaman
8
313-120
i
8

Feel Proud 15 

ch g Proud Citizen - Bourbon Maid (Menifee)

D
6 8-8
Kevin GomezDorothy Worton
9
1/59201
i
9

Daystrike 29 

dk g Smart Strike - Lucette (Dayjur)

D
6 8-8
Forest BoyceDamon Dilodovico
10
98566-1
i
10

Heiko 21 

ch g Mr. Greeley - Harriett Lane (Giant's Causeway)

D
9 8-10
Andrew WolfsontPaulina Sinnefia
Verdict

BRICKYARD KITTEN looked on good terms with himself when scoring over a route here last time and it would come as no surprise to see him notch a double. Daystrike and Heiko look best of the rest.

22:40 Laurel Park (USA) (Dirt) 14 Jul 2018

Race 10 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $29,610 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

10

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
16-5422
i
1
Light blue, pink sash, pink bars on sleeves, light blue cap (Al And Michelle Crawford Racing)

Fire Mission 35 

b g Wildcat Heir - Perujia (Pioneering)

D
Non Runner
2
31-5213
i
2

Measured 78 

ch g Curlin - Added Time (Gilded Time)

D
6 8-8
Andrew WolfsontJr Michael Salvaggio,
3
416-352
i
3

Showalter 42 

dk g Quality Road - Lucette (Dayjur)

D BF
5 8-8
Weston HamiltonGary Capuano
4
142321
i
4

Chief Of Staff 13 

b h Majestic Warrior - Morning Jewel (Awesome Again)

D
6 8-10
Jacqueline DavisHugh McMahon
5
4-12991
i
5

Rock And Fellers (ARG)  34 

ch h Munnings - Ruled by Ruby (Carson City)

D
5 8-10
Horacio KaramanosJorge Navarro
6
51411-9
i
6

Midtowncharlybrown 42 

ch c Uptowncharlybrown - Torchwood (Speightstown)

D
4 8-8
Johan RosadoJr Edward Coletti,
Verdict

ROCK AND FELLERS was much improved when scoring last time and can see off a high-quality cast here, with fellow recent winner Chief Of Staff and recent frame hitters Fire Mission and Showalter also considered.

23:10 Laurel Park (USA) 14 Jul 2018

Race 11 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $17,010 - 11 run - Draw Advantage: None

11

5f 110y

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
573423
i
1

Nightmare 15 

b f Northern Afleet - Phi Beta Kaffa (Kafwain)

4 8-12
Horacio KaramanosDonald Barr
2
722347
i
2

Oh So Lovely 28 

b f Friesan Fire - Katie's Love (Not For Love)

3 8-3
Edwin GonzalezAnthony Farrior
3
358
i
3

Animalistic 29 

b f Animal Kingdom - Misty Sixes (Summer Squall)

3 8-3
Angel SerpaMark Shuman
4
i
4

Brigid's Cross 

b f Plan - Reel Victory (Victory Gallop)

3 8-7
Kevin GomezDorothy Worton
5
i
5

Andthentheresthat 

dk f Hunters Bay - Sagrada (Holy Bull)

3 8-7
J AcostaCorby Caiazzo
6
689
i
6

Catdamblue 50 

b m Elusive Quality - Blue Orleans (Bluegrass Cat)

6 8-8
Alcibiades CortezWilliam Springer
7
6225
i
7

Dorcas Carey 14 

gr/ f Exchange Rate - More Than Magic (More Than Ready)

3 8-7
Weston HamiltonKenneth Cox
8
69
i
8

Just Say Lucky 27 

b f Lookin At Lucky - Just Say Hey (Rockport Harbor)

3 8-5
Johan RosadoMary Eppler
9
7
i
9

Shall Try 36 

dk f Orientate - Dearie Be Good (Scrimshaw)

3 8-7
Tais LyapustinaRodney Jenkins
10
42333
i
10

Chazelle 28 

b f Smiling Tiger - Midnight Margarita (Slewdledo)

3 8-7
Sheldon RussellMark Salvaggio
11
4-6463
i
11

Parched Ghost 85 

gr/ f Stay Thirsty - All Hallow's Eve (Silver Ghost)

3 8-3
Antonio QuilesLeo Ambrogi
12
444-536
i
12
Blue, white stars, white stripe & red stars on sleeves, blue cap (Walter Vieser, II)

Holiday Hopes 14 

b f Harlan's Holiday - Art Show (Out Of Place)

Non Runner
Verdict

PARCHED GHOST put in a career best when third last time and looks ready to get off the mark. Chazelle and Shall Try are others to consider closely.