22:25 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 13 Aug 2018

Race 1 - Allowance Optional Claiming (2YO only)

Winner $17,640 - 4 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

6f

Standard / Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
8134
i
1
Hunter green, white sash, green bars on white sleeves (Endeavor Bloodstock And Get Away Farm)

What's Her Secret 19 

b f Two Step Salsa - Sister Alberta (Omega Code)

Non Runner
2
411
i
2
White, green sash, green stripe on sleeves (Smart Angle)

Song Of Indy 19 

dk f Take Charge Indy - Snappy Tune (Tour D'Or)

D
Withdrawn
3
1253
i
3
Navy, grey ball, grey chevrons on sleeves (Leonard Rubacha)

Pemaquid Sally 19 

dk f Talent Search - Interviewing (Allen's Prospect)

2 8-5
Pablo MoralesTeresa Connelly
4
1
i
4
Green, white diamonds (Muirfield Farm And Girten, Tim)

Redeem My Heart 15 

ch f Redeemed - Miss Gemstone (Clever Trick)

D
2 8-8
Scott SpiethTim Girten
5
162
i
5
Black, white ball, white seams on sleeves, black cap (Carolyn Wilson)

O'Keeffe 19 

dk f Munnings - Coco Ecolo (Johannesburg)

BF
Non Runner
6
03153
i
6
Red, blue star, blue stars on sleeves, red cap (Short, Tommy C And Ford, Gary)

My Wynter Rose 23 

ch f Raison D'etat - Inspired Exchange (Exchange Rate)

2 8-5
Jose BrachoTommy Short
7
1
i
7
Turquoise, black stripes, white ball, turquoise cap (Patricia's Hope Llc)

Get None 50 

dk f Biondetti - Lose None (Royal Academy)

2 8-5 (ow1)
Jose Valdivia JrLarry Rivelli
Verdict

Redeem My Heart and Get None both made eye-catching debuts when scoring well, but preference is for SONG OF INDY who can land a hat-trick here.

22:50 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 13 Aug 2018

Race 2 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO plus)

Winner $17,010 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

1m

Standard / Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
850-553
i
1
Light blue, grey stars, grey bars on sleeves (Kim Schneider)

Bishi 12 

b g Maltese Dog - Punta Ballena (Gulch)

4 8-12
Vladimir DiazKim Schneider
2
59-4656
i
2
Green, beige horseshoe, green stars on beige sleeves (Daniel Atwood)

Magical Kisser 12 

dk g Zulu Magic - Woodnotkiss (Kissin Kris)

3 8-5 (ow1)
Angel StanleyRandall Russell
3
7-2
i
3
Sky Blue, Gold circle, Sky Blue Cap (Little Saint Stable)

Our Dominator 21 

ch g Mad Flatter - Candycoated Dreams (Candy Ride)

4 8-12
Mike AllenJ Rogers
4
7-35
i
4
White, large black spots , red cuffs on sleeves, white and red quartered cap (Hudson River Farms)

Skydiving 32 

dk g Jump Start - Solitary Strife (Fit To Fight)

3 8-5
Scott SpiethJonathan Sheppard
5
4
i
5
Yellow, green and orange hoops on sleeves (Stacy Herrington)

Shaena Bue 18 

ch g Pure Precision - Citi Prancer (Citidancer)

4 8-12
Kathleen VargasCally Herrington
6
4
i
6
Yellow, blue sash, blue bars on sleeves (John Teas, Jr)

In It To Win 12 

gr/ c Dunkirk - Jellyberry (With Approval)

BF
3 8-5
Antonio GallardoS Kintz
Verdict

OUR DOMINATOR was much improved when returning with a silver medal last time and can go one better now to land the spoils. Skydiving and In It To Win are the potential improvers in the pack.

23:15 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 13 Aug 2018

Race 3 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $11,970 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

1m 110y

Standard / Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
221441
i
1
White, purple diamonds on sleeves (Ron Potts)

Afterburner 18 

dk g Take Charge Indy - Brilliancy (Exchange Rate)

D
3 8-5
Huber Villa GomezRon Potts
2
556143
i
2
Olive green, white stars, white sleeves (Woodland Farms)

My Pirate 18 

b c Tapizar - Sand Pirate (Desert Wine)

D
3 8-2 (ow1)
Pablo MoralesGerald Brooks
3
336221
i
3
Red, pink sash, red cap (Algarcon Stables)

Go Hippo Go 22 

b g Mizzen Mast - At First Speight (Speightstown)

D
3 8-5
Mike AllenLisa Allen
4
752692
i
4
Fuchsia, white hollow box, white sleeves, fuchsia circle (Jack Cannon)

Johnny Action 18 

dk c Street Sense - P. S. U. Grad (Harlan's Holiday)

D
3 8-2
Eddie DominguezRichard Zielinski
5
3317-43
i
5
Black, maroon sash, maroon bars on sleeves (Sheila Englehart)

Liam's Prince 27 

b g Northern Afleet - Princess Liam (Saint Liam)

D
6 8-9
Jose BrachoChris Englehart
6
844234
i
6
White, royal blue sash, red sleeves, white dots (Ferraro, M Anthony And Wells, Elliot S)

Irish Valor 23 

ch g Dublin - Patel (Skip Away)

D
3 8-2 (ow2)
Antonio GallardoM Ferraro
7
7-57371
i
7
Green, turquoise diamonds, turquoise bars on sleeves (Bourke, W John And Liederbach, Thomas A)

Yeahiknow 32 

dk g Keep Up - Brahms Top Shelf (Brahms)

D
3 8-2
Willie MartinezW Bourke
8
216321-
i
8
White, purple diamonds on sleeves (Ron Potts)

Virtue And Vice 316 

b g Daaher - Tabadabado (Gilded Time)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

AFTERBURNER got back to winning ways last time and can follow up here with a similar performance. Consistent duo Irish Valor and Liam's Prince are others to note.

23:40 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 13 Aug 2018

Race 4 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $8,190 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

6f

Standard / Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
8-66545
i
1
Yellow, orange and green hoops (Donald Herrington)

Baltimore County 14 

dk g Orientate - Barouchka (Not For Love)

D
4 8-9
Kris FoxCally Herrington
2
51/6-571
i
2
Red, garnet horseshoe, red spots on white sleeves (Martin Brothers Racing Stable, Inc)

Storm Well 27 

ch g Storm and a Half - Fare Thee Well (Housebuster)

D
6 8-9
Pablo MoralesJoseph Martin
3
44-0934
i
3
Black and white halves, black and white halved sleeves (R Johnson)

Magician's Bags 14 

b g Street Magician - Magger Bags (Indian Charlie)

D BF
4 8-9
Luis GarciaGerald Brooks
4
536528
i
4
Black (Davis, James And Kelly)

Hangtime 14 

dk g Court Vision - Coogee Sunrise (Deputy Commander)

4 8-9
Willie MartinezFlint Stites
5
633621
i
5
Black, gold sleeves, black seams, gold cap (Robert Bone)

Out At Eight 13 

ch g Atticus - Endangered Forest (Forestry)

D
4 8-12
Ronald Allen JrTim Girten
6
614675
i
6
Red, white sleeves (Aldana Gonzalez Racing Llc And Thompson, Kathy)

Go To Win 8 

b g Kantharos - Justtellthestory (West Acre)

D
3 8-4
Scott SpiethAldana Gonzalez
7
214823
i
7
Orange, blue disc, orange cap (Glenn Wismer)

Distinctive Style 8 

ch g Notional - Coastland (El Prado)

D
5 8-9
Addiel AyalaGlenn Wismer
8
867606
i
8
Black, white triangle (Kristen Wyco)

Cliffs Of Malibu 8 

b g The Cliff's Edge - Malibu Kat (Malibu Moon)

D
8 8-9
Nathan VickersVita Taormina
Verdict

Recent winners Storm Well and Out At Eight are high up on the shortlist here, but a chance is taken on MAGICIAN'S BAGS, who was a beaten favourite when fourth last time but has been running with credit of late and can make amends.

00:05 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 14 Aug 2018

Race 5 - Starter Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $11,340 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

1m 70y

Standard / Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
423413
i
1
White, green circle (Claude Brownfield, Iii)

Tenacious Sally 45 

dk f Courageous Cat - Sungold Sally (A.P. Indy)

D
4 8-9
Willie MartinezIII Claude Brownfield,
2
312148
i
2
White, black diamonds (Thomas Rozantz)

Lacee 20 

ch f Any Given Saturday - Satin Thunder (Thunder Gulch)

D
4 8-9
Addiel AyalaCathy Rozantz
3
115511
i
3
Blue, yellow ball, black horses head, yellow spots on sleeves, black cap (Island Wind Racing)

Dynamic War 26 

dk f War Chant - Lookalike (Dynaformer)

D
4 8-12
Antonio GallardoChris Englehart
4
0811-62
i
4
White, Purple Blocks, White Ball (Neal Allread)

She Remembered 41 

b f Misremembered - Attar Of Rose (Lear Fan)

D
4 8-9
Pablo MoralesJeremiah Englehart
5
1-62346
i
5
White, hunter green diamonds, hunter green hoop on sleeves (Bronze Tree Llc)

Qualifying 11 

b m Quality Road - Good Cause (Giant's Causeway)

D
5 8-9
Nathan VickersAnthony Stabile
6
127411
i
6
Green, white diamond, black sleeves (Sajor Stable)

J K's Girl 14 

ch m Noonmark - Boatman Road (Lord At War)

D
5 8-9
Amanda SchwartzEduardo Rojas
7
5-54772
i
7
Yellow, black horseshoe, yellow dots on black sleeves (Kitty Cheeks)

Shiny Surprise 14 

dk m Indygo Shiner - Adorably Dangerous (Grand Slam)

5 8-9
Scott SpiethJoseph Cheeks
8
19-4613
i
8
White, lime green ball, lime green sleeves, white cap (The Elkstone Group LLC)

Kiss The Princess 11 

ch m Any Given Saturday - Kiss the Breeze (Kafwain)

D
6 8-9
Huber Villa GomezRon Potts
Verdict

DYNAMIC WAR has impressed of late, winning four out of her last six, and can see off fellow hat-trick seeker J K's Girl in what should be a phenomenal battle up the home straight. Shiny Surprise can also get involved.

00:30 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 14 Aug 2018

Race 6 - Starter Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $18,900 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

1m 4f

Standard / Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
567667
i
1
White, hunter green diamonds, hunter green hoop on sleeves (Bronze Tree Llc)

Joe Star (BRZ)  21 

b g Christine's Outlaw - Darvel (Ariosto)

6 8-9
Nathan VickersAnthony Stabile
2
3-68552
i
2
Bright yellow, turquoise hoops on sleeves (Lake Lonely Racing)

Texas Zip 24 

ch g City Zip - Head for Home (Whiskey Wisdom)

7 8-9
Ashley CastrenzeJonathan Sheppard
3
335/07-3
i
3
Blue and yellow diagonal quarters (Bruton Street-us)

Bishop's Castle 37 

dk g Distorted Humor - Miss Caerleona (Caerleon)

9 8-9
Luis GarciaTodd Wyatt
4
85-4822
i
4
Blue, white diamond braces (William Pape)

Sea Of Erin 21 

ch g Giant's Causeway - Tidal Dance (Pleasant Tap)

5 8-9
Jose BrachoEdward Graham
5
3117/21
i
5
Navy blue, orange stripes, navy blue sleeves (Pathfinder Racing)

Strong 42 

b g Harlan's Holiday - Sweet Gold (Gilded Time)

5 8-9 b1
Willie MartinezNeil Morris
6
113-533
i
6
Navy, grey ball, grey chevrons on sleeves (Leonard Rubacha)

Vitium 21 

gr/ g Pure Prize - Small Vices (With Approval)

9 8-9
Pablo MoralesTeresa Connelly
7
4753/32-
i
7
White, pink and green hoops, pink band on green sleeves (Judy Meyers)

Rockin' Melody 356 

dk g Rock Hard Ten - Eternal Melody (Shinko King)

D
Non Runner
8
143111
i
8
Green, yellow diamonds (Girten, Tim, Brown, Jr , Donald L And Muirfield Farm)

Beyond Smart 21 

b g Smart Strike - Beyond The Waves (Ocean Crest)

7 8-12
Scott SpiethTim Girten
9
524354
i
9
White, hunter green diamonds, hunter green hoop on sleeves (Bronze Tree Llc)

Symphony Forty One 21 

b g Majestic Warrior - Breath of Life (Tactical Advantage)

Non Runner
Verdict

BEYOND SMART is unbeaten in three and can extend her winning run here at the expense of recent winner Strong and the consistent Sea Of Erin, who has knocked on the door the last twice.

00:55 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 14 Aug 2018

Race 7 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $18,270 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

6f 110y

Standard / Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
488252
i
1
Red, white stars, blue cuffs on sleeves (Carl Hess, Jr)

Driven By History 21 

dk g Two Step Salsa - Mami Nena (High Yield)

D
3 8-4
Antonio GallardoTeresa Connelly
2
4-53632
i
2
White, red dots, black sleeves (Live Oak Plantation)

Tale Of The Nile 39 

dk g Pioneerof the Nile - Two Foxie (Fair Skies)

D
5 8-9
Willie MartinezMichael Trombetta
3
7-41621
i
3
Gold, navy ball, gold and navy halved sleeves (Breeze Easy, Llc)

Classic Cotton 14 

b g High Cotton - Siren Cove (Montbrook)

D
4 8-12
Addiel AyalaGlenn Wismer
4
354213
i
4
Kelly green, tan sash and 's', tan band on sleeves (Stonegate Racing Stables)

Worbothor 21 

b g Silent Name - Perfect Design (Marquetry)

D
6 8-9
Huber Villa GomezJeremiah Englehart
5
6-34741
i
5
Black, gold horseshoes, gold diamonds on sleeves (Jared Cheeks)

Domissme 12 

ch g Belong To Me - Monkton Miss (Out Of Place)

D
Non Runner
6
1416-06
i
6
Green, turquoise diamonds, turquoise bars on sleeves (Bourke, W John And Liederbach, Thomas A)

Stevis Man 27 

ch g Senor Amigo - G Man's Diamond (Pembroke)

D
8 8-9
Luis GarciaW Bourke
7
15-1121
i
7
Red, white stars, blue cuffs on sleeves (Carl Hess, Jr)

Don't Be So Salty 12 

b g Tiz Wonderful - Unbridled Salt (Unbridled's Song)

D
5 8-9
Pablo MoralesTeresa Connelly
Verdict

DON'T BE SO SALTY has won three of his last four and looks capable of landing another here, with stablemate Driven By History and Tale Of The Nile the ones who are feared most.

01:20 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 14 Aug 2018

Race 8 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,300 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

1m 110y

Standard / Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
165522
i
1
Purple, grey heart, purple hearts on grey sleeves (Gary Myers)

Easy Indygo 14 

b g Marchfield - Real Scoop (Catienus)

D
6 8-9
Nathan VickersGeorge Landsberger
2
3-63763
i
2
Red, garnet horseshoe, red spots on white sleeves (Martin Brothers Racing Stable, Inc)

Big Wednesday 14 

dk g Repent - Foxey's Last Key (Big Bold Sefa)

D
9 8-9
Mike AllenJoseph Martin
3
9-52323
i
3
Red (Ten N Change Stable, Llc)

Veya 28 

ch g Giant's Causeway - Gossamer (Seattle Slew)

D
7 8-9
Jose BrachoCally Herrington
4
8569-42
i
4
White, pink and green hoops, pink band on green sleeves (Judy Meyers)

Atomic Rule 6 

dk g Tribal Rule - Atomic Number (Rahy)

D
8 8-9
Pablo MoralesShane Meyers
5
37-8524
i
5
Blue, white stars on red sleeves (Paul Groves)

Full Metal 14 

gr/ g Fort Prado - Jousting (Sword Dance)

D
7 8-9
Scott SpiethGlenroy Brown
6
177-858
i
6
Lime green, fuchsia cross sashes, fuchsia dots on sleeves (Tammi Faber)

Religious Ed 21 

b g Sligo Bay - Sunday's Pleasure (Crown Pleasure)

D
11 8-9
Willie MartinezRandy Bayley
7
66/3-485
i
7
Black, maroon sash, maroon bars on sleeves (Sheila Englehart)

Sonnyandpally 20 

b g City Zip - Riotous Miss (Brief Ruckus)

D
9 8-9
Antonio GallardoChris Englehart
8
4/90049
i
8
White, green diamonds, green cuffs on sleeves (Epona Farm Llc)

Renzo Bertoni 14 

b g Alphabet Soup - Raisedonroyalty (Louis Quatorze)

D
9 8-9
Erin WalkerBernard Kleine
9
562476
i
9
Pink, black diablo, black seams and cuffs on pink sleeves (Thomas Cooper)

Virginia Colony 18 

b g Theatrical - Virginia Plain (Gulch)

D
9 8-9
Addiel AyalaT Cooper
Verdict

EASY INDYGO has rattled the crossbar the last twice and can go one better now to take this. The improving Atomic Rule and consistent Veya look like the ones who can pick up the minor honours.