17:15 Mahoning Valley (USA) (Dirt) 3 Jan 2018

Race 1 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO plus)

Winner $13,924 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
8-
i
1

Max's Last 43 

b g Max's Pal - Token Of Hope (Gold Token)

4 9-0
Erik BarbaranJay Bernardini
2
303-
i
2

Willowamina 35 

dk f Warrior's Reward - Pam's Grey Girl (Partner's Hero)

4 8-9 (ow1)
Charle OliverosJerred Mitchell
3
373342-
i
3

El Banilejo 16 

dk g Successful Appeal - Thin Air (Mt. Livermore)

4 9-0
Gerardo CorralesPablo Torres
4
0-
i
4

Our Rudy 68 

dk c Deer Lake - Tapper Time (Pine Bluff)

4 9-0
Luis QuinonesAaron West
5
523372-
i
5

Scarlet Wine 15 

b g Vineyard Haven - Scarlet Gold (Unbridled's Song)

4 9-0
Luis GonzalezNestor Rivera
6
456264-
i
6

Skeleton Key 16 

dk g Boastful - Mintess (Kris S.)

4 9-0
Edgar PaucarMichael Grace
7
257/368-
i
7

Sneaky Teaky 21 

b g Snuck In - Britomartis (Deputy Commander)

7 9-0
Jane MagrellNorman Magrell
8
474222-
i
8

Coblentz 49 

b g Tapizar - In Escrow (Vindication)

4 9-0
Megan FadlovichIvan Vazquez
9
57-
i
1A
White, blue diamond hoop, gold chevrons on sleeves (Dorothy Gunther)

Dan 16 

b c Wild Desert - Lulu's Secret (Unbridled Time)

Non Runner
Verdict

EL BANILEJO was only a neck away last time and he can go one better here to take this at the expense of the likeable outsiders Willowamina and Scarlet Wine, who could play a part at long odds. Our Rudy is another to consider dropping in grade here.

17:42 Mahoning Valley (USA) (Dirt) 3 Jan 2018

Race 2 - Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $19,719 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
151646-
i
1

Tenacious Trudy 67 

b m Yes It's True - Aly's Sweet Sheba (Twining)

D
6 8-12
Charle OliverosGary Johnson
2
148421-
i
2

Sheltowee's Posse 37 

b f Hold Me Back - Barefootin (Posse)

D
4 8-12
Noel VigilRichard Zielinski
3
3323/52-
i
3

Faithful Justice 23 

b m Lantana Mob - Radiant Justice (Glitterman)

D
5 8-12
Addiel AyalaShane Meyers
4
532332-
i
4

Skylar's A Jiggen 21 

dk f Vaquero - Jiggle (Strategic Mission)

D
4 8-12
Gerardo CorralesPenny Rone
5
634771-
i
5

Chanson D'amour 15 

gr/ f Harlan's Holiday - Nixie's Song (Unbridled's Song)

D
4 8-12
Orlando MojicaJoseph Poole
6
783343-
i
6

Laid Back Lady 18 

dk m Hold Me Back - Sheena's Gold (Fast Gold)

6 8-12
Hector BerriosRodney Faulkner
7
433424-
i
7

Diva's Kitten 18 

dk f Parents' Reward - Classic City Diva (Texas City)

4 8-12
Luis GonzalezRodney Faulkner
8
218-
i
8

A Pretty Hansen 53 

b f Hansen - In the Bridle (Tiznow)

D
4 8-12
Walter De La CruzGrant Hofmans
9
510432-
i
1A

Na' Bac Leis 18 

b f Forestry - Terribletwos (Pine Bluff)

D
4 8-12
Luis QuinonesGary Johnson
Verdict

CHANSON D'AMOUR was much improved when landing a surprise last time and she can go well once again here to cause another shock this time. Laid Back Lady and Skylar's A Jiggen are consistent rivals to consider.

18:10 Mahoning Valley (USA) (Dirt) 3 Jan 2018

Race 3 - Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $20,601 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
328588-
i
1

Honor Roll 16 

b g Magna Graduate - Crack the Code (Lost Code)

D
5 8-12
Jaime RodriguezRobin Schuster
2
214761-
i
2

Risible 14 

ch g Outrageouslyfunny - Five Karat Day (Five Star Day)

D
4 9-0
Hector Jr RosarioMark Doering
3
334274-
i
3

Visual Mission 14 

dk g Colonel John - Visual Arrest (Pollard's Vision)

D
4 8-12
T HoughtonRobert Gorham
4
542062-
i
4

Blacktieandtux 14 

dk g Hold Me Back - Sheena's Gold (Fast Gold)

D
5 8-12
Luis QuinonesGary Johnson
5
261224-
i
5

Fireupthejet 32 

dk c City Zip - Floral Park (Forest Wildcat)

D
4 8-12
Orlando MojicaWilliam Cowans
6
163476-
i
6

Ohiyo 7 

ch g Proud Citizen - Trixie Girl (Hat Trick)

4 8-12
Addiel AyalaShane Meyers
7
1/16-
i
7

Shadeslayer 186 

b g Northern Afleet - Lucy Diver (Academy Award)

D
4 8-12
Walter De La CruzWilliam Cowans
8
044418-
i
8

Lunar Folly 14 

dk g Lunarpal - Folly Me (Political Folly)

D
5 9-0
Hector BerriosRichard Zielinski
Verdict

RISIBLE was impressive when scoring last time and can follow up here at the expense of door-knocker Blacktieandtux and Shadeslayer, who could leave his latest effort in the past and return to winning ways.

18:38 Mahoning Valley (USA) (Dirt) 3 Jan 2018

Race 4 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $8,820 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

1m 70y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
221154-
i
1
Burgundy, black horse (Rodney Moyers)

Calidez 23 

b f Spring At Last - Spina (During)

D
Non Runner
2
185757-
i
2

Li'lbito'gold 21 

dk m Corinthian - Li'lbito'sunshine (Dixieland Heat)

D
5 8-12
Orlando MojicaLuis Jurado
3
135245-
i
3

Coquetona 15 

dk m Neko Bay - Levity (El Corredor)

D
6 8-12
Gerardo CorralesOlivo Inirio
4
121764-
i
4

Something Naughty 15 

b m Into Mischief - Gracious Assault (Glitterman)

D
5 8-12
Hector Jr RosarioMark Doering
5
131143-
i
5

Queeb 14 

b m Harlan's Holiday - Watch Smartly (Smart Strike)

5 8-12
Charle OliverosJohn Baird
6
312212-
i
6

That's Exciting 15 

b m Neko Bay - Avani (Gulch)

D BF
5 8-12
Jaime RodriguezJulie Pappada
7
312643-
i
7

Rise To The Top 30 

b m Pioneerof the Nile - Sarah Supreme (Golden Missile)

D
5 8-12
Erik BarbaranJay Bernardini
8
724173-
i
8

Sunrise Countessa 15 

dk m Artemus Sunrise - Countessa (Lord At War)

D
5 8-12
Edgar PaucarTommy Short
9
615221-
i
9

Hard Headed 228 

ch m Thewayyouare - Any Old Port (Seattle Sleet)

D
7 8-12
Ashley KauffmanJevon Crumley
10
654430-
i
10

Drama Princess 18 

b m Girolamo - Resume' (Songandaprayer)

D
5 8-12
Luciano HernandezCandace Diehl
11
131826-
i
11

Queen Concerto 15 

ch m Concerto - Queen Of Oz (Silver Buck)

D
9 8-12
Walter De La CruzJason Dacosta
Verdict

THAT'S EXCITING has a very consistent profile and can continue in winning form at the main expense of Calidez and Coquetona, who both warrant consideration.

19:06 Mahoning Valley (USA) (Dirt) 3 Jan 2018

Race 5 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,552 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
466525-
i
1

Willy Smile 49 

b g Wilko - Pleasant Smile (Pleasant Tap)

D
4 8-12
T HoughtonRobert Gorham
2
422421-
i
2

Railway Express 22 

b g Bullet Train - Dance for Terry (Dance Brightly)

D
4 9-0
Orlando MojicaRaquel Castro
3
288457-
i
3

Designer Win 21 

dk g Tizway - Spring Is Here (Gulch)

5 8-12
Luciano HernandezT Haehn
4
515333-
i
4

True Ghost 21 

dk g Ghostzapper - Tizsotrue (Dixie Union)

D
4 8-12
Agustin BrachoTimothy Hamm
5
613365-
i
5

Quality Spirits 21 

ch g Exclusive Quality - Spirited Guest (Hooched)

D
4 8-12
Megan FadlovichIvan Vazquez
6
810954-
i
6

Chief Joseph 21 

dk g Warrior's Reward - Judgement (North Light)

D BF
4 8-12
Edgar PaucarKenneth Marshall
7
643443-
i
7

Warlander 28 

b g Drosselmeyer - Winloc's Rainbow (Summer Squall)

D
5 8-12
Hector BerriosJulie Pappada
8
776920-
i
8

Hondo Gusto 21 

b g J P's Gusto - Hondo Creek (Private Terms)

D
4 8-12
Luis GonzalezPablo Torres
9
473552-
i
9

Off The Chain 21 

ch g Shackleford - S S Pinafore (Street Sense)

D
4 8-12
Gerardo CorralesOlivo Inirio
10
835380-
i
10

Sinner Or Saint 11 

ch h Saint Anddan - Haleyclaire (Thunder Gulch)

5 8-12
Marco CcamaqueShahab Pattah
Verdict

CHIEF JOSEPH has shaped on his last couple of starts as though he can return to winning ways and he is taken to reverse form with True Ghost and Off The Chain.

19:34 Mahoning Valley (USA) (Dirt) 3 Jan 2018

Race 6 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $10,521 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
553146-
i
1

Barn Rat 14 

dk g Supreme Cat - Classic Deb (Classic Go Go)

D
5 8-12
Hector BerriosRodney Faulkner
2
3691-
i
2
Aqua and orange quarters, orange bars on sleeves (Ronald Dewolf)

Cindor Bolt 22 

b g Alcindor - Withaclick (With Approval)

D
Non Runner
3
255365-
i
3

Go Ranger Go 14 

b g U S Ranger - Sunshine Summer (Pioneering)

D
6 8-12
Ramon LunaAlbert Dodge
4
164508-
i
4

Mr. Tee Sir 43 

b g Gun Power - Wicked Willie (Will's Way)

D
4 8-12
Luciano HernandezRodney Moyers
5
988035-
i
5

Mini Bird 29 

ch g Summer Bird - Mini Lamp (Van Nistelrooy)

D
5 8-12
Marco CcamaqueJohn Brown
6
631029-
i
6

Jumpin Jack Cash 29 

dk g Langfuhr - Capricious Miss (Singspiel)

D
4 8-12
T HoughtonAlejandro Gonzalez
7
7/1783-
i
7

Appealing Jazz 14 

b c Successful Appeal - Time for Jazz (Kentucky Jazz)

D
4 8-12
Luis QuinonesGary Johnson
8
984459-
i
8
Gold, black chevron, gold diamonds on black sleeves (Blazing Meadows Farm Llc And Fenix Racing Llc)

Typothetae 14 

dk g Offlee Wild - Joyful Linda (Proud Citizen)

D
Non Runner
9
90/0928-
i
9

Albert's Hour 14 

dk g Nobiz Like Shobiz - Sam's Sunny Halo (Prospector's Halo)

D BF
5 8-12
Noel VigilCandace Huffman
10
564332-
i
10

Horseradish 14 

dk g Wilko - Thumpers Flower (General Royal)

D BF
4 8-12
Addiel AyalaRichard Zielinski
11
223764-
i
11

Thisonesforudad 14 

dk g Sun King - Beaverhead Rock (Zavata)

D
5 8-12
Yuri YarangaIvan Vazquez
12
443249-
i
1A

Classic Twist 14 

ch g Beau Classic - Maximimi (Creative)

D
5 8-12
Luis GonzalezRodney Faulkner
Verdict

HORSERADISH has been knocking on the door recently and looks capable of bouncing back to form. Appealing Jazz warrants respect along with Cindor Bolt.

20:02 Mahoning Valley (USA) (Dirt) 3 Jan 2018

Race 7 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,993 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

1m 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
746355-
i
1
Kelly green, black circle, black collar and sleeves, green cuffs (Jose Perez)

Salute America 47 

dk h Strong Hope - Holiday Honey (Harlan's Holiday)

Non Runner
2
244644-
i
2

Segovia 22 

b h Unbridled's Song - Tap To Music (Pleasant Tap)

D
8 8-12
Gerardo CorralesKenneth Marshall
3
233137-
i
3

Johnny Rocket 44 

b g Colonel John - Candor (Crafty Prospector)

D
5 8-12
T HoughtonRobert Gorham
4
533048-
i
4

Barney Come Home 30 

dk g One Way Love - Barlee Cats (Cat's At Home)

D
5 8-12
Noel VigilRodrigo Sr Madrigal
5
357558-
i
5

Pure Trust 15 

ch g Pure Prize - Mor Trust (Trust N Luck)

D
6 8-12
Christian PilaresShane Spiess
6
433165-
i
6

Double Onthe Rocks 18 

dk g Super Saver - Bulita (Knockadoon)

D
5 8-12
Hector BerriosShane Meyers
7
385439-
i
7

Conquest Caliente 18 

gr/ g Two Step Salsa - Harmony At Sea (Mizzen Mast)

D
5 8-12
Marco CcamaqueJohn Brown
8
544704-
i
8

Forever Krz 18 

dk g Philanthropist - Krz Ldy (Regal Intention)

D
5 8-12
Jaime RodriguezKevin Buttigieg
9
344758-
i
9

Traveling Afoot 28 

ch g Curlin - Creeker's Surprise (Victory Gallop)

D
6 8-12
Kirk JohnsonSharon Ceccato
10
439521-
i
10

Mabrouk 21 

b g Congrats - FALCONESS (Forest Wildcat)

D
4 9-0
Addiel AyalaAlan Zabiegala
11
769732-
i
11

Sunset Strut 18 

ch g Strut The Stage - Sweet Sunset (Awesome Again)

D
5 8-12
Luis GonzalezPablo Torres
12
484423-
i
12
Maroon, white circled 'plj', white sleeves, maroon cap (Phillip Jones)

Stan's Old Habits 15 

gr/ g Indygo Shiner - Pangari (Rubiano)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

SEGOVIA may have failed to win in 2017 but the veteran went close on multiple occasions and he can be supported to get this year off to a flying start. Forever Krz and Sunset Strut also make the shortlist.

20:30 Mahoning Valley (USA) (Dirt) 3 Jan 2018

Race 8 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $7,812 - 11 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
775422-
i
1

Ad Lutem 21 

dk m Midnight Lute - Ad Litem (Successful Appeal)

D
5 8-12
Luis RiveraJeffrey Radosevich
2
1/1414-
i
2

Itsgoodinthehood 29 

gr/ m Old Fashioned - So Much Fun (Speightstown)

D
5 8-12
Jaime RodriguezAmber Cobb
3
665113-
i
3

Invoice Me 29 

dk m Gun Power - Sultry Danse (Sultry Song)

D
5 8-12
T HoughtonCraig Sweeting
4
121336-
i
4

Deputy Wanda 23 

dk m Wando - Deputy Anna (Ten Most Wanted)

D
6 8-12
Walter De La CruzJason Dacosta
5
133178-
i
5

Space Angel 15 

dk m Cosmonaut - Fiona's Victory (Yankee Victor)

D
7 8-12
Brandon WhitacreBrooken Brinsfield
6
214556-
i
6

Making History 60 

b m Proud Citizen - Wicked Beauty (Vindication)

5 8-12
Luis QuinonesCraig Sweeting
7
344678-
i
7
Turquoise, pink disc (Miguel Jimenez)

Sophiatown 45 

ch m Teuflesberg - Sam's Sunny City (City Zip)

D
Non Runner
8
388321-
i
8

Ada Lovelace 25 

b f Algorithms - Indian Miss (Indian Charlie)

D
4 9-0
Charle OliverosJennifer Johnson
9
668316-
i
9

Zoey D 29 

ch m Wilburn - Ring Of Faith (Consolidator)

D
5 8-12
Christian PilaresShane Spiess
10
563453-
i
10

Perfect Ella 23 

ch m Perfect Soul - True Pic (Langfuhr)

D BF
5 8-12
Edgar PaucarAlan Bird
11
153292-
i
11

Low Tire 38 

dk m Bob's Star - Keepairinyourtires (Subordination)

D
5 8-12
Hector BerriosShane Spiess
12
564537-
i
12

Belief 18 

dk m Bellamy Road - True Believer (Smart Strike)

D
6 8-12
Addiel AyalaRodney Moyers
Verdict

AD LUTEM can make amends for her narrow defeat here last time out by beating Itsgoodinthehood and Invoice Me to the victory.

20:58 Mahoning Valley (USA) (Dirt) 3 Jan 2018

Race 9 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,489 - 12 run - Draw Advantage: None

9

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
161682-
i
1

Ralla's Rally 14 

b m Pass Rush - Ralla (Roar)

D BF
5 8-12
Jaime RodriguezSergio Baez
2
326351-
i
2

Absolute Paradise 22 

b m Any Given Saturday - Gentle Grace (Woodman)

D
8 9-0
Luis GonzalezPablo Torres
3
366115-
i
3

Just Funnin' Ya 14 

ch m City Zip - Humorlee (Distorted Humor)

D
7 8-12
Erik BarbaranDonald Blankenship
4
434591-
i
4

Tilt The Balance 23 

dk m Purge - Woodside (Forestry)

D
7 9-0
Gerardo CorralesRichard Zielinski
5
761084-
i
5

Charlies Hot 14 

b m Fire Blitz - Charlies Indian (Indian Charlie)

D
6 8-12
Hector BerriosShane Spiess
6
451544-
i
6

Capriasca 18 

b m Henrythenavigator - Grand Theft (Tactical Cat)

BF
5 8-12
Luis RiveraJeffrey Radosevich
7
214323-
i
7

Panfila 18 

ch m Wild Cat Ridge - Danzit All (All Gone)

D
8 8-12
Walter De La CruzJohn Brown
8
616189-
i
8

Town Centre 180 

ch m Cool Coal Man - Venetia (Tiger Ridge)

5 8-12
Luciano HernandezRachael Maddox
9
212479-
i
9

Mochima 29 

dk m Wildcat Heir - Starship Squaw (Cherokee Run)

D
6 8-12
Roberto HowellPablo Torres
10
859216-
i
10

Raise Your L Up 29 

b m Sharp Humor - Raise Devil (Devil His Due)

D BF
6 8-12
Gabriel LagunesKevin Fletcher
11
154423-
i
11

Mount Eagle 14 

b m Giacomo - Silver Digger (Iroquois Park)

D
7 8-12
Juan VelezMichael Grace
12
427396-
i
12

Crazy Wild Bess 70 

dk m Scipion - Real Property (Real Quiet)

D
6 8-12
Luis QuinonesGary Welsh
Verdict

ABSOLUTE PARADISE could hardly have been more impressive when winning a similar event over C&D by 11 lengths. A reproduction of that effort today will mean that the likes of Ralla's Rally and Panfila are probably playing for places.

21:26 Mahoning Valley (USA) (Dirt) 3 Jan 2018

Race 10 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,993 - 11 run - Draw Advantage: None

10

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
508017-
i
1

Dance On Stage 11 

ch m Strut The Stage - Choir Practice (Crown Attorney)

D
6 9-0
Christian PilaresIsrael Garcia
2
518085-
i
2

Florida Bay 15 

dk f Friesan Fire - Dyna Two (Dynaformer)

4 8-12
Charle OliverosJohn Baird
3
548414-
i
3

Fancy Hat Trick 25 

ch m Domestic Dispute - Double Hat Trick (Sefapiano)

D
5 8-12
Jaime RodriguezShane Spiess
4
441686
i
4
Blue, white circled 'l', white sleeves (C Larue)

I Didn't Take It 26 

b m Put It Back - Dream Manager (Bernstein)

D
Non Runner
5
530663-
i
5

Dolly Mae 25 

b m Kiss the Kid - Courtroom Jargen (Skip Trial)

5 8-12
Erik BarbaranJay Bernardini
6
556750-
i
6

Golden Justice 15 

b m Lantana Mob - Fly Gold Air (Tactical Advantage)

D
5 8-12
Luciano HernandezT Haehn
7
559131-
i
7

Famille Trois 16 

ch f Eddington - Trois Famille (Quest)

D
4 9-0
Luis QuinonesRoberto Baca
8
151578-
i
8

Lady Violet M 35 

ch f Munnings - Lady Elena (Elajjud)

4 8-12
Edgar PaucarKenneth Marshall
9
323332-
i
9

One Classie Quay 25 

b f Circular Quay - One Classie Lassie (Deerhound)

D BF
4 8-12
Luis RiveraPablo Torres
10
121432-
i
10

Planned Escape 15 

dk m Plan - Waltzing Balla (Louis Quatorze)

D BF
6 8-12
Walter De La CruzJulie Pappada
11
297637-
i
11

Jomary's The Great 25 

dk m Utopia - First Look (Montbrook)

D
6 8-12
Luis GonzalezPablo Torres
12
202246-
i
12

Past Talk 11 

ch f Backtalk - Pasarela (Action This Day)

D
4 8-12
Brandon WhitacreBart Barnes
Verdict

PLANNED ESCAPE rarely runs a bad race and she only found one too good last time out. That race followed a five-month break and she is entitled to improve and beat the likes of One Classie Quay and Famille Trois.