16:45 Mahoning Valley (USA) (Dirt) 14 Mar 2018

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,237 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

5f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
474-644
i
1
Blue, maroon triangle (Russell Polichena)

Right On Ready 12 

dk g Latent Heat - Pretty Jenny (Pioneering)

6 9-0
T HoughtonRussell Polichena
2
2326-68
i
2
Black, Red Braces, Red Bars On Sleeves (Mark Yagour, Inc)

Just Ace 7 

dk g Crafty Friend - Sights In The Citi (Citidancer)

7 9-0
Noel VigilJohn Brown
3
236535-
i
3
Black, white dots (Donald Smargiasso)

Story To Tell 158 

b h Bluegrass Cat - Haddie Be Good (Silver Deputy)

D
6 9-0
Megan FadlovichBrent Angelle
4
57669-3
i
4
Blue, white bars on sleeves (Debbie Schaber)

Musicinthehouse 36 

dk g Limehouse - Robbin's Music (Prospector's Music)

D
8 9-0
Yuri YarangaDebbie Schaber
5
64-5642
i
5
Blue & Red Halves (Olivo Inirio)

Forest Blaze 15 

ch g Old Fashioned - Glory Blaze (Forestry)

D
6 9-0
Addiel AyalaOlivo Inirio
6
8832-05
i
6
Blue, blue star on silver ball (Barbie John Stable)

A Nice Rendition 15 

b g Keyed Entry - Melody of Colors (Concorde's Tune)

D
8 9-0
Chad MurphyDavid St
7
886357-
i
7
Black, red diamond, black seams on red sleeves (Sara Stanoszek)

Vaulted Son 114 

dk h Congressionalhonor - Vaulted Numbers (Polish Numbers)

D
8 9-0
Erik BarbaranSara Stanoszek
8
14264-8
i
8
Blue, white stars on red sleeves (Paul Groves)

Ravin About Richie 28 

b g Forest Grove - Delicias Blues (Grindstone)

D
9 9-0
Charle OliverosRichard Vickers
Verdict

STORY TO TELL arrives here in very good form and the drop to this level makes him the standout contender in the field. Ravin About Richie and Forest Blaze both merit respect.

17:12 Mahoning Valley (USA) (Dirt) 14 Mar 2018

Race 2 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $21,231 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
62-2311
i
1
Orange, green shamrock, orange and green stripe on white sleeves (Irish Charm Thoroughbreds Llc)

Blacktieandtux 15 

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

D
5 9-0
Walter De La CruzGary Johnson
2
311614-
i
2
White, green horses head, green stripes on sleeves (Larry Romero)

Royal Ransom 77 

ch g Regal Ransom - Tarnished Halo (Wild Again)

D
5 8-12
Megan FadlovichBrent Angelle
3
51414-5
i
3
Royal blue, white circled 'w', white bars on sleeves (Charlie J Williams Llc)

Classic Mo 32 

dk g Girolamo - Park View (Quiet American)

D BF
4 8-12
Hector BerriosCharlie Williams
4
2121-13
i
4
Red, white dots (Theresia Mahan)

Reanimate 11 

dk g Offlee Wild - Tiz Next (Cee's Tizzy)

D BF
5 8-12
Christian PilaresJoseph Mahan
5
416-932
i
5
Green, yellow sash, yellow bars on sleeves (Juan Espinosa)

Brass Buckle 11 

ch g Proud Citizen - Barnsy (Langfuhr)

D
9 8-12
Edgar PaucarJuan Espinosa
6
1224-12
i
6
Black, gold diamond belt, red sleeves (Doyle Williams)

Fireupthejet 32 

dk c City Zip - Floral Park (Forest Wildcat)

D
4 8-12
Orlando MojicaWilliam Cowans
7
144-611
i
1A
Orange, green shamrock, orange and green stripe on white sleeves (Irish Charm Thoroughbreds Llc)

Show Sliding Home 11 

b g Alcindor - Slide Show (Slewacide)

D
4 9-0
Luis QuinonesGary Johnson
Verdict

Stable companions BLACKTIEANDTUX and Show Sliding Home look the pair to concentrate on with narrow preference going to the former. Classic Mo and Royal Ransom look best of the remainder.

17:40 Mahoning Valley (USA) (Dirt) 14 Mar 2018

Race 3 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $7,434 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
111464-
i
1
Orange, black dots (Gerald Erfle)

World Elite 120 

ch m Majesticperfection - Chandelle No. Five (Yes It's True)

D
Non Runner
2
32273-1
i
2
Black, lime green sash, black and lime green checks on sleeves, black cap (Brinley Enterprises Llc)

Flaring Star 11 

dk m Tap Day - Vixen Star (Ten Gold Pots)

D
8 9-0
Irwin RosendoPenny Rone
3
016-753
i
3
Blue, white stars on red sleeves (Paul Groves)

Quiet Elite 22 

ch m Elite Squadron - Quiet White Eyes (Fairway Phantom)

D
7 8-12
Charle OliverosRichard Vickers
4
5317-36
i
4
Green, copper hoop, copper hoop on sleeves (O'mally, Neal And Zielinski, Richard)

Queen Of Spring 37 

dk m Spring At Last - Queen's Command (Sir Cat)

D
6 8-12
Ricardo MejiasRichard Zielinski
5
14-3812
i
5
Purple, lime green diamond belt (Amber Cobb)

Itsgoodinthehood 11 

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

D BF
5 9-0
Jaime RodriguezAmber Cobb
6
2164-44
i
6
Red, grey sleeves (Linday Wade)

Withalittlehope 22 

ch m Hold Me Back - Pileiton (Perfect Soul)

D
6 8-12
Eddie DominguezS Kintz
7
14257-4
i
7
Purple, black triangle, black and orange halved sleeves, purple cap (Ann Bernecker)

Epic Story 25 

b m Mass Media - Justtellthestory (West Acre)

D
7 8-12
Luciano HernandezJoe Pizzurro
8
544-429
i
8
Lime green, blue hoops on sleeves, blue cap (Loooch Racing Stables, Inc)

Capriasca 22 

b m Henrythenavigator - Grand Theft (Tactical Cat)

BF
5 8-12
Luis ColonJeffrey Radosevich
Verdict

FLARING STAR impressed last time and could be capable of following up that triumph here. Itsgoodinthehood has been on the premises of late and can go well once again, while World Elite and Withalittlehope are also considered.

18:08 Mahoning Valley (USA) (Dirt) 14 Mar 2018

Race 4 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $11,655 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
2216-17
i
1
Burgundy, black horse (Rodney Moyers)

Marriedtoaminister 36 

b m Ministers Wild Cat - Matrimony (Not For Love)

D
5 8-12
Keivan SerranoRodney Moyers
2
66161/1-
i
2
Purple, gold chevrons, gold stripe on sleeves (James Fisher)

Forever Plus 422 

b m U S Ranger - Persevere (Southern Image)

Non Runner
3
6145-68
i
3
Orange, green sleeves (Julio Rangel)

Ivy's College Fund 11 

dk f Albertus Maximus - Whowhatwhy (Deputy Wild Cat)

D
4 8-12
Luis GonzalezG Rangel
4
113-178
i
4
Maroon, white cross sashes, (Timothy Burr)

Beach Splash 36 

dk m Portobello Road - Deep Ocean (Jump Start)

D
6 8-12
Walter De La CruzKarl Grusmark
5
5744-03
i
5
White, red blocks (Rbm Racing Llc)

Mercer Slough 45 

dk m Archarcharch - Javelina (Forest Wildcat)

D
5 8-12
Sonny LeonLuis Jurado
6
416466-
i
6
Red, black diamond, black diamonds on sleeves (Jerry Laria)

Miss Pow Wow 107 

gr/ m Mr. Livingston - Exclusive Pow Wow (Ecliptical)

8 8-12
Luis QuinonesGary Johnson
7
23163-6
i
7
Red and blue halves, turquoise belt (Kay Reed)

Jersey Chaser 48 

ch m Drosselmeyer - Rough Water (Stormin Fever)

D BF
5 8-12
Edgar PaucarEric Reed
8
345325-
i
8
Red, White Hoops, Red And White Hooped Cap (Gary Welsh)

Awesome Maddi C 93 

ch m Horse Greeley - Perfectly Awesome (Awesome Again)

D
6 8-12
Luciano HernandezGary Welsh
9
5574-15
i
1A
Burgundy, black horse (Rodney Moyers)

Barefoot Gypsy 36 

b m Daaher - Ela Enta (Royal Applause)

D
5 8-12
Ricardo MejiasRodney Moyers
Verdict

FOREVER PLUS is backed to land the hat-trick here and could be hard to beat if on top form. Mercer Slough is on the up while Awesome Maddi C can't be ruled out.

18:36 Mahoning Valley (USA) (Dirt) 14 Mar 2018

Race 5 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $8,253 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
421-521
i
1
Purple, lime green diamond belt (Amber Cobb)

Rock Nation 14 

b c Stay Thirsty - Rock 'n Wolin (Not For Love)

D
4 9-0
Jaime RodriguezAmber Cobb
2
36-3166
i
2
Kelly green, black circle, black collar and sleeves, green cuffs (Jose Perez)

That L D K Is Mine 15 

gr/ g Lemon Drop Kid - That Girl Is Mine (Indian Charlie)

D
6 8-12
Addiel AyalaPablo Torres
3
640-643
i
3
White, red blocks (Rbm Racing Llc)

Determined Braedon 12 

b g Da Stoops - Tiz Spanish (Tiznow)

D
6 8-12
Sonny LeonLuis Jurado
4
516-698
i
4
Blue, white stars on red sleeves (Paul Groves)

Sonnet Boom 15 

gr/ g Shakespeare - Cry of the Wild (Unbridled's Song)

D
5 8-12
Charle OliverosRichard Vickers
5
980-324
i
5
Pink, black cross belts (Bart Barnes)

Makes Good Sense 15 

b h Street Sense - Hello Liberty (Forest Camp)

D
5 8-12
Irwin RosendoBart Barnes
6
4146-42
i
6
Lime green, blue hoops on sleeves, blue cap (Loooch Racing Stables, Inc)

Couragous Chris 15 

dk h Flatter - Perpetual Light (Sunny's Halo)

D BF
5 8-12
Luis RiveraJeffrey Radosevich
7
174-119
i
7
Black, red lightning bolt, black and red quartered cap (Colebrook Farms)

Armed Escort 15 

b g Signature Red - Precious Jade (Dance to Destiny)

D
4 8-12
Luis QuinonesKevin Buttigieg
8
423-443
i
8
Maroon, white circled 'plj', white sleeves, maroon cap (Phillip Jones)

Stan's Old Habits 12 

gr/ g Indygo Shiner - Pangari (Rubiano)

5 8-12
Caroline QuastPhillip Jones
9
43-5553
i
9
Black, Red Braces, Red Bars On Sleeves (Mark Yagour, Inc)

Noble Dave 15 

dk g High Cotton - Sing That Song (Songandaprayer)

D
4 8-12
Walter De La CruzJason Dacosta
Verdict

ROCK NATION's consistency and course form just gives him the edge over Couragous Chris and Makes Good Sense.

19:04 Mahoning Valley (USA) (Dirt) 14 Mar 2018

Race 6 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,930 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

5f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
2183-59
i
1
Burgundy, black horse (Rodney Moyers)

Needling Neil 25 

dk g After Market - Needlepoint (Dixieland Band)

D
4 8-12
Ricardo MejiasRodney Moyers
2
90158-8
i
2
Lime, black shamrock (O'rorke, Mike And McEntee, Paul)

Maximus Luck 30 

ch g Albertus Maximus - Barb's Glory (Sun King)

3 8-4 (ow3)
Noel VigilPaul Mcentee
3
31/220-0
i
3
Red, yellow sash, yellow dots on sleeves (Dennis Van Meter)

J R Thunder 51 

dk g Captain Thunder - Abbey's Missy (Slewacide)

6 8-12
Charle OliverosDennis Van
4
6365-49
i
4
Orange (Ressa Harris)

Cypress Cat 39 

dk g Forefathers - Abruzzi Ridge (Mountain Cat)

D
Non Runner
5
700-658
i
5
Blue, maroon triangle (Russell Polichena)

Kid Ory 12 

b g Custom For Carlos - Ain't It Sweep (End Sweep)

D
4 8-12
Luis GonzalezRussell Polichena
6
4-77623
i
6
Green, white ball, white dots on sleeves (Sheltowee Farm)

Athletic Temper 14 

b c Smart Strike - Quiet Temper (Quiet American)

4 8-12
Edgar PaucarMichael Evans
7
35/3641-
i
7
Blue, black diablo, black horses head, black diamonds on sleeves (J Crumley Racing, Llc)

Ramcat 81 

dk g Gone Astray - For Granted (Affirmed)

D
4 8-12
T HoughtonJevon Crumley
8
526217-
i
8
Black, white dots, black and white hooped cap (Dave Treharne)

Battista The Great 121 

dk c Mass Media - Cooper's Current (R. Cooper)

D
4 8-12
Kirk JohnsonDave Treharne
9
28456-4
i
9
Black, red stars (Wilson Langley)

Sailing Easy 12 

ch g Paddy O'prado - Saichi (Fusaichi Pegasus)

D
4 8-12
Luciano HernandezWilson Langley
10
3382-00
i
1A
Burgundy, black horse (Rodney Moyers)

Steady Heat 12 

dk g Latent Heat - Got a Glow (Dehere)

5 8-12
Keivan SerranoRodney Moyers
Verdict

Battista The Great and Ramcat both warrant consideration but marginal preference is for ATHLETIC TEMPER following a series of good efforts in defeat from the four-year-old.

19:33 Mahoning Valley (USA) (Dirt) 14 Mar 2018

Race 7 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,363 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
2143-19
i
1
Burgundy, black horse (Rodney Moyers)

Mr. Watanabe Too 8 

b g Mr. Sekiguchi - Paid in Silver (Silver Ghost)

D
Non Runner
2
5565-53
i
2
Yellow, blue hoop, blue blocks on sleeves (Nolan Family LLC)

Slingin' Sammy 12 

dk g Trappe Shot - La Prada (El Prado)

D
5 8-12
Kirk JohnsonCharles Walker
3
53510-6
i
3
Purple, black blocks (Blazek, Melissa, Barnes, Bart And De Weese, Ken)

Ride The Tiger 12 

b g Candy Ride - Little Cat Feet (Tale Of The Cat)

D
6 8-12
Agustin BrachoBart Barnes
4
446/813-
i
4
Red, white diamond belt, red diamonds on white sleeves (Douglas Haehn)

Blues Story 255 

dk g Bluesnclues - Ideal Story (Tale Of The Cat)

D
6 8-12
Orlando MojicaT Haehn
5
624-445
i
5
Royal blue, white circled 'w', white bars on sleeves (Charlie J Williams Llc)

Risky Guy 15 

dk g Jump Start - Let's Get Risky (Cryptoclearance)

D
8 8-12
T HoughtonCharlie Williams
6
779-314
i
6
Blue, Blue Cap (Gary Myers)

No Way R J 7 

dk h Roar Of The Tiger - Eva's Way (Dixie Union)

D
8 9-0
Brian HollingsworthDouglas Adams
7
486-374
i
7
Blue, black diablo, black horses head, black diamonds on sleeves (J Crumley Racing, Llc)

Shawklit Milkshake 7 

dk g City Weekend - Jay's Shawklit (Mr. Shawklit)

D
Non Runner
8
60-8064
i
8
Red, white dots (Theresia Mahan)

Itinerary 9 

dk g Seattle Fitz - Travel Plans (Notebook)

D
8 8-12
Christian PilaresJoseph Mahan
9
7376-87
i
9
Red, white blocks (Reilly Leslie)

Avenueofprayer 14 

ch g Primary Suspect - Satira (Halo's Image)

D
6 8-12
Yuri YarangaIvan Vazquez
10
68-7756
i
10
Blue, white diamonds, green band on sleeves (Alan Zabiegala)

Bayshore Boy 7 

dk g Cool Coal Man - La Raine of Terror (Gen Stormin'norman)

D
5 8-12
Marco CcamaqueAlan Zabiegala
11
6903-97
i
1A
Burgundy, black horse (Rodney Moyers)

Johanna's Delight 43 

ch g Roman Ruler - Tamdiid (Horse Chestnut)

D
5 8-12
Ricardo MejiasRodney Moyers
Verdict

SLINGIN' SAMMY was the one to take from the race when third here earlier this month and all looks set for him to run a mammoth race. Risky Guy can win the silver medal battle, just ahead of No Way R J.

20:02 Mahoning Valley (USA) (Dirt) 14 Mar 2018

Race 8 - Claiming (3YO plus)

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

8

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
19532-6
i
1
Blue, black diablo, black horses head, black diamonds on sleeves (J Crumley Racing, Llc)

Mahogany Cat 27 

b m Old Forester - Chartreux (Tale Of The Cat)

D
5 8-12
T HoughtonJevon Crumley
2
831-173
i
2
Green, red and white maltese cross (Kevin Buttigieg)

Global Attention 28 

ch f Sidney's Candy - Court Gown (Zafeen)

D
4 8-12
Luis GonzalezKevin Buttigieg
3
452-148
i
3
Yellow, green star, green diamonds on sleeves (Blazing Meadows Farm Llc And McAtee Messenger Bloodstock)

Grand Edge 14 

b m Grand Slam - Edgewise (Yes It's True)

D
5 8-12
Orlando MojicaTimothy Hamm
4
472-221
i
4
Blue, red ball, grey bars on sleeves (Jay Bernardini)

Heavens Jewel 22 

b m J P's Gusto - Gorgeous Jewel (Trust N Luck)

D
5 9-0
Erik BarbaranJay Bernardini
5
6166-22
i
5
Purple (Jtc Racing Stables Ltd)

Axis Mundi 14 

b m Gottcha Gold - Oopsy Daisy (Evansville Slew)

D
5 8-12
Keivan SerranoGeorge Landsberger
6
71586-5
i
6
Purple, black star (Michelle Helms)

Mirabelle Magic 42 

ch f Henny Hughes - Star Crusader (Crusader Sword)

D
Non Runner
7
32-4353
i
7
White, light blue sash (Angel Sanchez)

One Classie Quay 14 

b f Circular Quay - One Classie Lassie (Deerhound)

D
4 8-12
Luis RiveraPablo Torres
8
147-167
i
8
Black, red sash, black stars on red sleeves (Edward Clouston)

Lucky Stiff 11 

b f Warrior's Reward - Turf Club (Trust N Luck)

D BF
3 8-4 (ow2)
Edgar PaucarEddie Clouston
9
45-6086
i
9
Burgundy, black horse (Rodney Moyers)

Misty Spirit 30 

b f Colonel John - High Mist (Olmodavor)

D
4 8-12
Ricardo MejiasRodney Moyers
10
244569-
i
10
Red (Sarah Speir)

Allie's Revival 176 

dk m Repent - Storming Allie (Lightnin N Thunder)

5 8-12
Marco CcamaqueMary McKinley
11
3213-87
i
11
Blue, red ball (Ralph Singleton)

Belle Allessandra 14 

dk m Friesan Fire - Belle of Claxton (Devil His Due)

D
5 8-12
Walter De La CruzCraig Sweeting
Verdict

MAHOGANY CAT drops in class, goes up in trip and is fancied to have too much class for Global Attention and Axis Mundi.