01:07 Remington Park (USA) (Dirt) 8 Dec 2017

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $7,624 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

1m 70y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
467716
i
1
Navy, white disc, white cuffs on sleeves, white cap (Shoestring Stable)

Daughterofdefence 47 

b f First Defence - Condeleezza S. (Alydeed)

D
3 8-8
Quincy HamiltonTim Williams
2
675866
i
2
Black (Lemburg Racing)

Dazzling Lion 17 

dk f American Lion - Lovethatdazzle (Dazzling Falls)

D
4 8-11
Freddy ManrriqueMark Lemburg
3
562241
i
3
Turquoise, black diamond hoop, black diamond hoop and cuffs on turquoise sleeves, turquoise cap (Veronica Griggs)

Valentine Night 13 

b f Mr. Nightlinger - Mascara Running (Gilded Time)

D
4 8-11
David CabreraVeronica Griggs
4
796724
i
4
White, purple sleeves (Chleborad, Lynn And Puryear, Jr , Glynn A)

Icy Dawn 20 

b f Ice Box - Dawn Before Dawn (High Yield)

D
4 8-11
Richard EramiaLynn Chleborad
5
414212
i
5
Green (Clark Brewster)

Clearly Best 20 

dk f Unbridled's Heart - Clearly Persuaded (Oro Negra)

BF
3 8-8
Ramon VazquezSteven Asmussen
6
758893
i
6
Black, lime chevrons, black chevrons on lime sleeves, black cap (Joe Carter)

Chalking It Up 20 

gr/ f Awesome Again - Miss Fontana (Classic Account)

D
4 8-11
Fabio Jr ArguelloTim Williams
Verdict

VALENTINE NIGHT was most impressive when running out a six-length winner of a similar claimer here a fortnight ago and she's taken to go in again at the expense of the consistent Clearly Best and Icy Dawn.

01:37 Remington Park (USA) (Dirt) 8 Dec 2017

Race 2 - Maiden Claiming (3YO to 5YO)

Winner $11,929 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
689-988
i
1
Red (Steve Williams)

Gospel Motovation 16 

b g Desert Key - Nikimoto (Macho Uno)

3 8-8
Erik McNeilSteve Williams
2
847621
i
2
White (Diana Gass)

Semore Smoke 29 

gr/ g Sasha's Prospect - Another Wild Thing (Wild Zone)

D
4 8-8
David CabreraMark Gass
3
536
i
3
Maroon, white circle (Donnie Von Hemel)

Bested 29 

dk g Caleb's Posse - Best Credentials (Yes It's True)

3 8-8 b1
Luis QuinonezDonnie Von Hemel
4
i
4
Purple (Milton Broadnax)

Dry Pond 

dk g Rage - Bay Pond (Forest Camp)

5 8-11
Benny LanderosMilton Broadnax
5
456-806
i
5
Red (Talina Kisner)

Thieve 22 

dk g Western Expression - Dondoca (Cat Thief)

4 8-11
Quincy HamiltonMarti Rodriguez
6
5-36735
i
6
Green, purple diamonds on sleeves (Davidson, Colleen And Hoyt, Tommy Joe)

Talk Gruff 22 

dk g Gruff - Rare Sara (Rare Brick)

3 8-8
Freddy ManrriqueM Davidson
7
87
i
7
White (Darrell Williams)

Haddle Daddle 22 

b g Toccet - Ms. Demi (Fistfite)

3 8-8
Richard EramiaKenneth Nolen
Verdict

SEMORE SMOKE was first past the post but disqualified in a course maiden last month but can gain compensation here in what isn't a strong heat. Bested and Talk Gruff are expected to put up most resistance.

02:04 Remington Park (USA) (Dirt) 8 Dec 2017

Race 3 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $9,355 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
212737
i
1
Black (Rick Engel)

Makin The Dough 19 

dk g Service Stripe - Flew Past Em (Fast Play)

D
3 8-8
Ramon VazquezRoger Engel
2
558547
i
2
White, red disc, black horse, blue circle on sleeves, blue cap (Charlton, Brent W And Bud And Wiser)

Suite Gossip 8 

gr/ g Sasha's Prospect - Motel Gossip (Bates Motel)

D
4 8-11
David CabreraBrent Charlton
3
947
i
3
Green, blue braces, white crescent moon, yellow stripes and cuffs on sleeves, green cap (Pozo De Luna, Inc)

Contrapunto (MEX)  29 

gr/ c Famous Again - Devons Smokin (Devon Lane)

3 8-8
Erik McNeilKari Craddock
4
7-15976
i
4
Turquoise, red triangle, turquoise cap (Stork, Gary, Heald, David S And Stork, Gordon)

Touch 'em Up 19 

b g Euroears - Oklahoma Wind (Parade Ground)

D
3 8-8
Richard EramiaRandy Oberlander
5
784516
i
5
Maroon, white hollow box, white blocks on sleeves, white cap (Bad Boys Racing Llc)

Thataboyroy 63 

b c Shackleford - Ntombi (Quiet American)

D
3 8-8
Floyd Jr WetheyScott Young
6
121945
i
6
Blue (Joe Hawley)

Renvyle 19 

b g Trappe Shot - Centurian Lady (Cat Thief)

3 8-8
Michael ZieglerStetson Mitchell
7
314322
i
7
Black, blue sash, blue cuffs on sleeves, black cap (Corbet Bryant, Jr)

Preacher Time 19 

ch g Oratory - I Love The Organ (Flying Chevron)

BF
3 8-8
Lindey WadeJoyce Salisbury
Verdict

PREACHER TIME doesn't know how to run badly and should have too much class for these rivals debuting for the Joyce Salisbury barn. Thataboyroy is a player on his Golden Gates success two starts back and joins Makin The Dough on the shortlist.

02:31 Remington Park (USA) (Dirt) 8 Dec 2017

Race 4 - Starter Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $9,355 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
442481
i
1
Green (Clark Brewster)

Ghost City King 12 

ch g City Zip - Ghost Queen (Silver Ghost)

D
5 8-8
Floyd Jr WetheySteven Asmussen
2
112713
i
2
White, black ball (Ronnie Hibdon)

Prince Isaac 27 

ch g Catienus - Cantrell Road (Atticus)

D
8 8-8
Lane LuzziMark Hibdon
3
527213
i
3
Red, white stars on sleeves (Terry Eoff)

He's A Ranger 17 

b g U S Ranger - Winsome (Kris)

D
4 8-11
David CabreraTerry Eoff
4
411726
i
4
Blue, white sleeves, pegasus on back (Stetson Mitchell)

Langs Legend 33 

ch g Langfuhr - Lovesme Legend (Gold Legend)

D BF
5 8-8
Freddy ManrriqueStetson Mitchell
5
866250
i
5
Black (Helzer, James E And Marilyn)

Daring Artax 26 

dk g Artax - Daring Icon (Magna)

D
6 8-8
Lindey WadeJames Helzer
6
353124
i
6
Black, blue diamond (Bryan Brunell)

Vanderboom Ridge 50 

b g Borrego - Cristina Ridge (Come Summer)

D
6 8-8
Fabio Jr ArguelloTyrone Shaw
7
124715
i
7
Blue, gold disc, blue cap (Donald Hoover)

Yes By Gold 64 

b g Yesbyjimminy - C B T Dan's Girl (Skip Trial)

D
5 8-8
Richard EramiaJoe Merrick
8
314131
i
8
White, black stripes, red chevrons on sleeves (Danny Caldwell)

Itsallaboutyou 22 

b g Harlington - Edey's Village (Silver Deputy)

D
6 8-11
Ramon VazquezFederico Villafranco
Verdict

ITSALLABOUTYOU is a prolific gelding and will be popular in this starter optional claimer judged on recent form. The six-year-old never runs a bad race and can score at the chief expense of Prince Isaac and He's A Ranger.

02:58 Remington Park (USA) (Dirt) 8 Dec 2017

Race 5 - Maiden Claiming (2YO only)

Winner $9,355 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
98742
i
1
Green, royal blue triangle, royal blue sleeves, green cap (Cents Of Humor Stable)

Tothrillarocknbird 20 

b f Birdstone - Friendly Fling (Friends Lake)

2 8-8
Floyd Jr WetheyLarry Stroope
2
43
i
2
Blue (J And D Stables)

Lily My Girl 16 

ch f Kipling - Coronetta (North Light)

2 8-8
Lindey WadeJody Pruitt
3
8835
i
3
Green, blue braces, white crescent moon, yellow stripes and cuffs on sleeves, green cap (Pozo De Luna, Inc)

Tauta (MEX)  20 

ch f Famous Again - Salsipuedes (Broken Vow)

2 8-8
Erik McNeilKari Craddock
4
i
4
Red (Cindy Page)

How Many Carats 

b f Tale of Ekati - Sure Tiz (Tiznow)

2 8-8
Jason EadsShon Dunlap
5
08
i
5
Black (Sandy Ridley)

Cholula Charlie 20 

dk f Waupaca - Help Me Ronda (Tiznow)

2 8-8
Benny LanderosDavid Cook
6
8
i
6
White, maroon horseshoe (7 Cedars Farm Llc)

Y C And Me 17 

dk f Data Link - Dami (Dynaformer)

2 8-8
David CabreraClinton Stuart
7
723
i
7
Hunter Green, Gold rising sun, cuffs and cap (Millennium Farms)

Avalo Magnificent 20 

dk f I Want Revenge - Aghaany (Invasor)

BF
2 8-8
Ramon VazquezSteven Asmussen
8
94
i
8
Orange, blue diamonds, blue cuffs on sleeves, blue cap (Lewis Greenspan)

Affaire Secrete 20 

b f Liaison - Greer's Secret (Mr. Greeley)

2 8-8
Freddy ManrriqueM Davidson
9
707629
i
9
Khaki, hunter green circle (Stephen Baker)

Make Change Indy 68 

dk f Take Charge Indy - Msgrayclufreebush (Giant's Causeway)

2 8-8
Deshawn ParkerM Davidson
Verdict

AVALO MAGNIFICENT has done enough in recent outings to suggest she can win a maiden of this nature and the improving juvenile gets the nod ahead of Tothrillarocknbird and Lily My Girl.

03:25 Remington Park (USA) (Dirt) 8 Dec 2017

Race 6 - Maiden Claiming (3YO to 5YO)

Winner $7,952 - 11 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
940740
i
1
Turquoise (Fred Kaminska)

Bad Bubba 16 

b g Twice As Bad - Running Roni (I Enclose)

3 8-8
Jason EadsGeorge Blatchford
2
9
i
2
Gold, midnight blue ball, gold cap (Bryan Hawk)

I'm All Ears 16 

ch g Euroears - Golden Muse (Yonaguska)

3 8-8
David CabreraVeronica Griggs
3
5
i
3
Red, grey horseshoe, red & grey diamonds on sleeves, red cap (Juan Padilla)

Country Summer 16 

ch h Country Be Gold - Bionic Summer (Bionic Prospect)

5 8-11
Fabio Jr ArguelloJuan Padilla
4
370-554
i
4
Red (J Baker)

Smokey Blue Canoe 22 

gr/ g The Visualiser - Canoe Princess (Here We Come)

4 8-11
Erik McNeilBoyd Caster
5
6-66773
i
5
dark green, orange cuffs on sleeves, orange cap (T And M Precision Services Llc)

A Suspicious Saint 43 

gr/ g St. Dehere - Suspicious Kiss (Saratoga Six)

3 8-8
Freddy ManrriqueAndy Gladd
6
050
i
6
Pink, white diamond, pink sleeves, purple cap (Harris, Dana And Suzanne)

Stagolee 16 

dk g State City - Hadagirl (Hadif)

3 8-8
Chya JohnstoneBrent Charlton
7
0-9367
i
7
Orange (Garrett Baker)

G Man Is In Town 6 

dk g Man On The Street - Dance With Hargett (Hargett)

3 8-8
Curtis KimesWilliam David
8
92975
i
8
White (Adco Farms LLC)

Classy Haze 29 

dk g Silver Haze - Ms Classic Play (Intimidator)

3 8-8
Floyd Jr WetheyJ Williams
9
070
i
9
Black (Scott Corderman)

Shenanigator 13 

ch g State City - Pico Purple (Pico Central)

3 8-8
Erick CruzScott Corderman
10
080
i
10
Black and red diagonal halves, red and black halved sleeves, black cap (Brad Burke)

Sophia's Spotlite 40 

ch g Save Big Money - Randi Brandy (Stauder)

3 8-8
Marlon Julien StJohn Hall
11
0/677
i
11
Green, gold cross, green circle and cuffs on gold sleeves, gold cap (Cindy Monroy)

Indy Chrome 16 

dk g Indy Talent - Lorilyn Is A Lady (Haymarket)

4 8-11
Benny LanderosCindy Monroy
Verdict

SMOKEY BLUE CANOE has been found an opening in this maiden claimer and he might not have to improve much on his latest fourth-placed effort at this track. A Suspicious Saint and G Man Is In Town look best of the rest.

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