17:20 SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK (USA) 14 Mar 2018

Race 1 - Maiden Claiming (3YO only)

Winner $5,670 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

5f

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
i
1
White (John Lowder)

Calandrita 

ch f Ice Box - Skedee (Sefapiano)

3 8-5
Javier Padron BarcenasJoe McAnally
2
7-96
i
2
White, blue stripes, white hoops on blue sleeves, white cap (Darrell Bravenec)

Darylsotherengine 7 

dk g Eaton's Gift - Harpoon Hattie (Tiznow)

3 8-10
Gerber PivaralDarrell Bravenec
3
76
i
3
Blue, white disc, blue cap (David Albert)

Gone With The Cat 12 

b c Intimidator - Cope With the Cat (Tale Of The Cat)

Non Runner
4
4-86
i
4
Yellow (Anton Kubacak)

Holy Flash 33 

ch c Overanalyze - J P's Flashy Honey (Flashy Bull)

BF
Non Runner
5
i
5
Lime green (Candy Courtemanche)

Colonial Front 

dk c Soldat - Colonial Cat (Boston Harbor)

3 8-10
Chya JohnstoneJoseph Kanhai
6
37-647
i
6
Black and green quarters, (Winters Thoroughbreds, Llc)

Towering Oak 7 

dk g Sing Baby Sing - Legal Mind (Bellamy Road)

3 8-10
Lindey WadeMindy Willis
7
736
i
7
Brown, red spots, yellow sleeves, brown cap (David Anderson)

Mr. Finagler 18 

gr/ c Niagara Causeway - Unbridled Spirit (Unbridled's Song)

3 8-10
Ivan ArellanoRonnie Cravens
8
i
8
Yellow (Jose Espinoza)

Pompeyano 

dk c El Kingdom - Shahalie Slammer (Grand Slam)

3 8-10
Rodolfo GuerraJerenesto Torrez
9
i
9
Turquoise, white ball (Donald Milligan)

Moneydownarathole 

dk c Mr. Nightlinger - Skye Ridge (Final Row)

3 8-10
Sasha RisenhooverRandy Mayfield
Verdict

TOWERING OAK brings the best form to the table and he should outclass the likes of Holy Flash and Mr. Finagler this evening.

17:48 SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK (USA) (Dirt) 14 Mar 2018

Race 2 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $4,725 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
58-14
i
1
White, dark green star, green stars on sleeves, white cap (Champion Racing Stable)

Total Domination 33 

dk c Dominus - Sister Desiree (Vision And Verse)

D BF
3 8-8
Ivan ArellanoRonnie Cravens
2
626-837
i
2
Pink, pink cap (Thomas Bradfield)

My Texas Chrome 12 

b g Eaton's Gift - Brazzle Dazzle (Lucky Pulpit)

D
4 8-11
Rodolfo GuerraEdelmiro Carrizales
3
6714-24
i
3
Black, blue sash and cuffs, black cap (Corbet Bryant, Jr)

Southern Memories 8 

dk g Colonel John - Super Dixie (Dixie Union)

3 8-8
Lindey WadeJoyce Salisbury
4
763-457
i
4
Yellow (Stephen Cobb)

Go Tanner Go 12 

b g Devils Pulpit - Night Speeker (Night Beat)

D
8 8-11
Francisco PerezStephen Cobb
5
077-632
i
5
Orange (Scattered Acres Llc)

Express River 11 

dk g Indy Express - Afleetmovinangel (Afleet Alex)

5 8-11
Quincy HamiltonFrancisco Bravo
6
985-963
i
6
Pink, white diamond hoop, pink cap (Karen Jacks)

Boogie Monster 11 

dk g Langfuhr - Well Considered (El Prado)

7 8-11
Javier Padron BarcenasKaren Jacks
Verdict

EXPRESS RIVER ran well to finish second over 7f here earlier in the month and he can be supported to go one better today. My Texas Chrome and Total Domination can fight it out for the minor honours.

18:18 SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK (USA) 14 Mar 2018

Race 3 - Maiden Special Weight (4YO plus)

Winner $12,600 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

1m 110y

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
3343-23
i
1
Yellow, black triangle, black cap (Michael Grossman)

Girlswannahavefun 22 

gr/ f Angliana - Sunset Sail (Petionville)

4 8-11
Lindey WadeFrancisco Bravo
2
2-452
i
2
Black, green diamond (Jessie Ramirez)

Groom's Gift 12 

b f Eaton's Gift - Groom's Mistress (Runaway Groom)

4 8-11
Rodolfo GuerraDarrell Bravenec
3
5566-54
i
3
Blue, white ball (McBride, Terry And Vance, Terry W)

Star Of Ekati 22 

b f Tale of Ekati - Soul Of Nataka (Perfect Soul)

4 8-11
Ernesto Valdez JiminezTerry Vance
4
32
i
4
Blue, white diamonds, white diamonds on sleeves, blue cap (Jerry Durant)

Oh Flo 22 

dk f Uncle Mo - Force De La Nature (Scat Daddy)

4 8-11
Chris RosierMike Neatherlin
5
56-6
i
5
Green (Jory Ferrell)

Jolly Good 14 

ch f Paddy O'prado - Round Robin (Mt. Livermore)

BF
4 8-11
Iram DiegoJory Ferrell
6
33-5
i
6
Black, white ball (Brittlyn Stable, Inc)

Star Gaze 20 

ch f Star Guitar - Luna Bean (Malibu Moon)

Non Runner
Verdict

OH FLO took a big step forward from her debut to finish second here three weeks ago and looks poised to be involved once more. Groom's Gift and Star Gaze are other names to take seriously.

18:47 SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK (USA) (Dirt) 14 Mar 2018

Race 4 - Allowance (4YO plus)

Winner $12,915 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
737-1
i
1
Red, grey diamond, grey diamonds on sleeves (Kincade, Ron And Kincade, B J)

Sunup Suzie 40 

gr/ f Toccet - Evil Magic (Magics In The Wind)

D
Non Runner
2
5735-31
i
2
Green, white ball, white dots, white balls on blue sleeves (Stonecrest Farm)

Soliloquy 14 

gr/ f Exchange Rate - Richer By Love (Clever Trick)

4 8-11
Chris RosierPaul Pearson
3
442-421
i
3
White, maroon chevron hoop, maroon yoke (Mindy Willis)

Zabette 14 

b f Kodiak Kowboy - Xena War Princess (Deposit Ticket)

4 8-11
Jermaine BridgmohanMindy Willis
4
767-17
i
4
Yellow (Happy Hour Stable)

Sundance Seven 25 

ch f Four Sevens - She's Buddacious (Buddha)

D
4 8-11
Iram DiegoPaul Duhon
5
1
i
5
Red and white halved (Buck Jones)

Hearts Command 19 

dk f Euroears - Sheza Little Wild (Forest Wildcat)

D
4 8-11
Ernesto Valdez JiminezAllen Dupuy
6
58536-4
i
6
Red, White Sash, Red Cap (Ken Pullen)

Kipling's Girl 21 

b f Kipling - Bandit Girl (Lil E. Tee)

D BF
4 8-11
Rodolfo GuerraSr Alan Love,
Verdict

SUNUP SUZIE did it well to get off the mark here last month and has been found another nice opening by her handler to score again. Zabette and Hearts Command shouldn't be far away.

19:17 SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK (USA) 14 Mar 2018

Race 5 - Claiming (4YO plus)

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

5

1m

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
550-333
i
1
Chartreuse, black chevron hoop, black cap (Henry Witt, Jr)

Witt Seven 11 

dk f Drums of Thunder - Taitt Hill (Graeme Hall)

D
4 8-11
Ernesto Valdez JiminezTerry Eoff
2
323-51
i
2
Black, silver horseshoe, silver sleeves, purple cap (Love, Michele And Cliff)

Rapid Lady 26 

dk f River Squall - Ruhletta (Ruhlmann)

4 8-11
Ted GondronPaul Pearson
3
313/456
i
3
Purple, teal chevrons (Schlansky, Desra And Smoak, Julie)

Precious Play 11 

dk f Intimidator - My Precious Trick (Clever Trick)

D
4 8-11
Victor Jr UrietaKaren Jacks
4
27/3341
i
4
Black and orange quarters, orange sleeves, black cap (Moreau-sipiere, Eric And Randi)

Mizz Cat C S 12 

gr/ f Mizzen Mast - Tales Of Gold (Tale Of The Cat)

D
4 8-11
Rodolfo GuerraJerenesto Torrez
5
6341-55
i
5
Pink, white diamond hoop, pink cap (Karen Jacks)

Kitt 11 

b m Mr. Nightlinger - Miss My Ride (Candy Ride)

D
5 8-11
Javier Padron BarcenasKaren Jacks
6
147/2
i
6
White, maroon circle (Richard Chandler)

Volley Molly 22 

dk m Etesaal - Pearl Commander (Deputy Commander)

D
5 8-11
Lindey WadeMindy Willis
7
54226-6
i
7
Red, white hoop, red hoops on white sleeves, white cap (Rosario Alvarado)

Thisonesmylife 33 

b m Mr. Nightlinger - Thisonesallright (Albert The Great)

D
5 8-11
Ivan ArellanoJose Torres
8
3679-28
i
8
White, red cross sashes, white sleeves, red cap (Don Graham)

Kiss For Annie Lee 14 

ch m Leestown - Kissalyssa (Gilded Time)

9 8-11
Francisco PerezJody Mezzacappa
9
3422-14
i
9
White, blue sash, red chevrons on sleeves, white cap (H V Farms, Ltd)

Telescopic Plan 26 

ch f Cape Blanco - Plan Nine (Mizzen Mast)

D BF
4 8-11
Quincy HamiltonJoe Offolter
Verdict

VOLLEY MOLLY arrives having finished second on her latest start and that form looks strong enough for her to return to winning ways today, possibly at the expense of Witt Seven and Mizz Cat C S.

19:47 SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK (USA) (Dirt) 14 Mar 2018

Race 6 - Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $5,670 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
5-97432
i
1
White, red diamond hoop, red diamonds on sleeves, white cap (Ray Grimes)

Branded Saint 14 

ch g Saint Afleet - Cattlewash (Forest Wildcat)

4 8-11
Rodolfo GuerraGlen Rottweiler
2
733446-
i
2
White (J Caldwell)

Attraction 236 

b g Blame - Sweet Temptress (Malibu Moon)

D
Non Runner
3
47-8563
i
3
Blue, white ball (Domingo Chacaltana)

Mr. Bob And Dave 12 

dk g Launched Missile - Irish Trickster (Belek)

5 8-11
Domingo ChacaltanaDomingo Chacaltana
4
32-7412
i
4
White, white diamond, red and black halved sleeves, red cap (Drake, Trava And Drake, Richard)

Chi Town Chief 12 

b g Discreet Cat - Live Oaks Legacy (Gulch)

4 8-11
Ivan ArellanoM Davidson
5
353-556
i
5
Grey, red sleeves, red cap (PowderHorn Racing)

Heir To Dream 12 

b g Woke Up Dreamin - Indian Heiress (Indian Charlie)

D
5 8-11
Lane LuzziNathan Hatcher
6
417-544
i
6
Green,White Star, White Sleeves, Green Stars, Green Cap (Joe Carothers)

Special Waco 12 

ch g Special Rate - Waco Lynn (Waco Connection)

D
4 8-11
Lindey WadePaul Pearson
Verdict

HEIR TO DREAM has been slightly disappointing recently but the drop in grade looks ideal and he gets the nod. Attraction and Chi Town Chief look the pair to put up a fight to the selection.

20:17 SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK (USA) 14 Mar 2018

Race 7 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $13,230 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

1m

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
5169-23
i
1
Chartreuse, black cap (Henry Witt, Jr)

Gavin 18 

gr/ g Improper Again - Proud Carmela (Proud Irish)

D
4 8-8
Gerber PivaralTerry Eoff
2
2214-99
i
2
White, blue sash, red chevrons on sleeves, white cap (H V Farms, Ltd)

Paternal Pride 18 

dk g Majesticperfection - Like My Dad (Cozzene)

D
6 8-8
Iram DiegoSteven Asmussen
3
1/5593-8
i
3
Blue (J-lu Llc)

Chongo 33 

ch g Pure Prize - Lola Hill (Gone West)

D
9 8-8
Quincy HamiltonSarah Delany
4
88717-0
i
4
White, grey diamond, red circle, red and black halved sleeves (Richard Drake)

West Road 45 

ch h Hard Spun - Speedy Escape (Aptitude)

D
6 8-8
Ivan ArellanoM Davidson
5
14577-1
i
5
Yellow (Jose Espinoza)

U. S. A. Cowboy 42 

ch h Cowboy Cal - Takemeforawhirl (Island Whirl)

D
5 8-8
Rodolfo GuerraJerenesto Torrez
6
7312-21
i
6
Pink, white diamond hoop, pink cap (Karen Jacks)

Boston Humor 28 

dk g Got the Last Laugh - Heathers Promise (Silver Buck)

D
7 8-8
Ernesto Valdez JiminezKaren Jacks
7
239-232
i
7
White, blue diamond frame, white diamond on blue sleeves, white cap (Isaac Duhon)

P Millers Clock 18 

b g Etesaal - Class Approval (With Approval)

D
8 8-8
Lindey WadePaul Duhon
8
116-544
i
8
Emerald green, black hollow box, black cap (Southfield Management, Inc)

Patriotic 8 

b g Awesome Again - Free Flying Soul (Quiet American)

D
5 8-8
Jermaine BridgmohanGeorge Bryant
9
1537-28
i
1A
Chartreuse, black cap (Henry Witt, Jr)

Witt'sdollarnight 18 

ch g Mr. Nightlinger - Doublethetrouble (Cuvee)

D
4 8-8
Sasha RisenhooverTerry Eoff
Verdict

U. S. A. COWBOY has a leading chance of following up his January victory here and he could have too much class for fellow recent winner Boston Humours. P Millers Clock has been on the premises of late and is considered once again, while Patriotic is a solid alternative.

20:47 SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK (USA) (Dirt) 14 Mar 2018

Race 8 - Maiden Special Weight (4YO plus)

Winner $12,600 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

7f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
422-532
i
1
Red (Alexis Herrera)

Ranger Connection 15 

b f U S Ranger - A Gal Named Slew (Johannesburg)

BF
4 8-11
Chris RosierGilbert Perez
2
706-22
i
2
White, blue ball, blue collar and epaulets, blue cuffs on gold sleeves, white cap (Charles Fipke)

Chris Cove Town 26 

ch f Jersey Town - Christmas Cove (More Than Ready)

BF
4 8-11
Iram DiegoSteven Asmussen
3
56-2444
i
3
Chartreuse, black cap (Henry Witt, Jr)

Spectacular Strike 7 

b f Tenpins - Spectacular Dove (Dove Hunt)

4 8-11
Ernesto Valdez JiminezTerry Eoff
4
70/92-7
i
4
Yellow, black triangle, black cap (Michael Grossman)

Cee R Star 40 

b f Tiz West - Ardum Relaunch (Cee's Tizzy)

4 8-11
Quincy HamiltonFrancisco Bravo
5
52
i
5
Green (Charles Ogle, Jr)

Britts Hope 19 

b f Four Sevens - Britthadif (Hadif)

BF
4 8-11
Lindey WadeW Calhoun
6
3
i
6
Black (Nat Kieffer)

Timeislikeariver 21 

dk f Curandero - Peanut Brittle (Boone's Mill)

Non Runner
7
47-2524
i
7
Green, yellow disc, green cap (Corey Hatcher)

Rachael Got Even 12 

dk f Mutianyu - Sentient (Stephen Got Even)

4 8-11
Lane LuzziNathan Hatcher
8
3323-23
i
8
Black, red diamond, red stripes on sleeves, red cap (Offolter, Joe S And Carter Thoroughbreds Llc)

Chenery 14 

b m Paddy O'prado - Rushlyns Tribute (Forestry)

5 8-11
Ivan ArellanoJoe Offolter
Verdict

CHRIS COVE TOWN has knocked on the door the last twice and can go one better to take this at the main expense of the improving Britts Hope, who is sure to be dangerous, and the consistent Chenery.

21:18 SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK (USA) 14 Mar 2018

Race 9 - Maiden Special Weight (4YO plus)

Winner $12,600 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

9

1m 110y

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
6580-43
i
1
Yellow, purple ball (Larry Contois)

Paula's Buddy 21 

ch g Mr. Nightlinger - Paula's Freckles (Shaquin)

4 8-11
Chris RosierLarry Contois
2
6537-45
i
2
Blue, silver horseshoe, red sleeves, blue cap (James Jolley)

Cibolo Pete 21 

dk g Drums of Thunder - Sunnys Gold Legend (Gold Legend)

6 8-11
Ivan ArellanoJames Jolley
3
656/6
i
3
Blue, white ball (Jerry Namy)

Play The Part 11 

ch g Scat Daddy - Always Auditioning (Mizzen Mast)

4 8-11
Iram DiegoKarl Broberg
4
2188-72
i
4
Black, yellow and white hoops on sleeves, black cap (Ian Yarnot)

Tornado Man 11 

gr/ g Unbridled's Heart - Red Moon Cat (Malibu Moon)

D BF
4 8-11
Ernesto Valdez JiminezSarah Delany
5
5/7-68
i
5
Blue, white diamond hoop (Ronda Hutchinson)

Jonamin 23 

b g Fusaichi Pegasus - Fancy Fiona (Cactus Ridge)

4 8-11
Gerber PivaralRonda Hutchinson
6
247-427
i
6
Black, white diamond, black cap (Barry McGill)

Mister Bree 11 

ch c Evil Minister - Sister Breeze (Defrere)

4 8-11
Javier Padron BarcenasBarry McGill
7
9-6
i
7
Orange (Caroline Dodwell)

Luck Dynasty 33 

dk g Harborage - Big Time Luck (Northern Prospect)

Non Runner
8
2485/43
i
8
Khaki, hunter green circle (Stephen Baker)

Dontmisstheprize 11 

dk g Misremembered - Wellofaprize (Pure Prize)

5 8-11 b1
Domingo ChacaltanaM Davidson
9
53035-6
i
9
Turquoise, white ball (Peggy Balentine)

Kingston Ruler 63 

b g Ruler's Court - Golden Eyed Doll (Ide)

4 8-11
Rodolfo GuerraRaul Rangel
Verdict

TORNADO MAN is much improved and carries a favourites chance here. He can confirm form with Dontmisstheprize from their last run, while Paula's Buddy and Play The Part are others to note.