18:00 SARATOGA (USA) 13 Aug 2018

Race 1 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $31,500 - 4 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

5f 110y

Fast

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
33-
i
1
White, light blue spot, light blue hoops on sleeves, blue cap (Hertrich, Iii, Frederick And Fielding, John D)

Grandmas Favorite 233 

dk c Denman - Grandmas' Girl (Miesque's Son)

Non Runner
2
2-24727
i
2
Red and black quarters, red sleeves, black seams, red and black quartered cap (Baciagaloop Stables)

Silver Wings Reven 44 

b g Exclusive Quality - Peaks Diamond (Peaks and Valleys)

4 8-12
Kendrick CarmoucheJena Antonucci
3
738-263
i
3
Royal Blue, Gold Ball, Gold Seams on Sleeves (WellSpring Stables)

Fixed Point 165 

ch c Midshipman - Shine A Spotlight (Nobiz Like Shobiz)

Non Runner
4
2238
i
4
Royal blue and white diamonds, blue cap (Jerry Durant)

Slick Silver 60 

gr/ c Kantharos - Finest Silver (Tapit)

3 8-7
Ricardo Jr SantanaSteven Asmussen
5
i
5
Black, light blue sash, white sleeves, light blue dots, black cap, light blue stripe (Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners)

Vettel 

ch g Biondetti - Granny's Tale (Tale Of The Cat)

3 8-7
Javier CastellanoJonathan Thomas
6
35-3
i
6
Black, gold chevron hoop, gold armlets on sleeves, quartered cap (Wesley Ward)

Fooch 205 

b g Gemologist - Cassandra J (Bluegrass Cat)

4 8-12
John VelazquezWesley Ward
7
56
i
7
Red, gold collar, gold chevrons on sleeves, gold cap (KASSIN, SAM AND GINDI, ELI)

Showcase Mall 87 

ch c Munnings - Giant Fable (Giant's Causeway)

Non Runner
Verdict

GRANDMAS FAVORITE has made the podium on both starts and is interesting following a break here. She gets the nod over the experienced Silver Wings Reven and Fooch, who made a likeable reappearance last time.

18:33 SARATOGA (USA) (Dirt) 13 Aug 2018

Race 2 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $25,200 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

7f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
163343
i
1
Olive green, white stars, white sleeves, olive cap (Woodland Farms)

Blaze Star 16 

dk f Archarcharch - Midnight Search (Vying Victor)

D
Non Runner
2
433315
i
2
White, electric blue lightning bolt, red collar, blue dots on sleeves, blue cap (Our Blue Streaks Stable)

Conquest So True 28 

b m Yes It's True - Hold The Sugar (Forest Wildcat)

D
6 8-12
Jose OrtizGary Sciacca
3
667625
i
3
Hot pink, black lion, black circle on sleeves, pink cap (Caterbone, Jim And Caterbone, Margaret)

Cats Halo 51 

b m Freud - Halo's Notebook (Notebook)

D
5 8-10
Rajiv MaraghGary Sciacca
4
334511
i
4
Gold, Royal Blue diamond, Gold and Blue Diabolo on Sleeves, Gold Cap (The Players Group)

Daria's Angel 31 

dk f Gemologist - R Charlie's Angel (Indian Charlie)

4 8-10
Irad Ortiz JrAntonio Arriaga
5
411433
i
5
Blue, white star, red and white hoops on sleeves, red cap, blue visor (Eleven Stars Racing Stables)

Arewehavingfunyet 10 

b m Big Brown - Saar Treaty (Saarland)

D
6 8-10
Luis SaezRobert Barbara
6
524213
i
6
Royal blue, gold triangle, two gold hoops on sleeves, blue cap (Bran Jam Stable)

Asian's Way 11 

gr/ m Trappe Shot - Dblsecretprobation (Proud Citizen)

5 8-10
Joel RosarioJr John Toscano,
7
142115
i
7
Green (M And M Racing)

Anna Rae 31 

b m Tiz Wonderful - Fonda Ronda Two (Prized)

D
5 8-12
David CohenRobertino Diodoro
8
31-2123
i
8
Olive green, white stars, white sleeves, olive cap (Woodland Farms)

Paula's Pistol 17 

b f Mineshaft - Palace Pier (Out Of Place)

4 8-10
Kendrick CarmoucheGregory DiPrima
Verdict

DARIA'S ANGEL can land the hat-trick here at the expense of the consistent Paula's Pistol and Anna Rae, who has wins in the bank and looks a useful opponent.

19:06 SARATOGA (USA) (Dirt) 13 Aug 2018

Race 3 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $28,350 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
744-242
i
1
White, royal blue star and collar, two blue hoops and cuffs on sleeves, white cap, blue button (Thomas Thienel)

Grand Banks 47 

b f Paddy O'prado - Far And Away (Strong Hope)

BF
4 8-12
Jose OrtizJeremiah Englehart
2
68-7224
i
2
Dark blue, gold star, blue cap (Punk, Jr , William J , Dileo, Philip And Alifyfe Racing, Llc)

Sardonyx 47 

gr/ f Freud - Cuello De Luna (Cherokee Run)

3 8-6
Irad Ortiz JrDavid Donk
3
6-02959
i
3
Light blue, white sash, white bars on sleeves, blue cap (John Caputo)

J C S Star 14 

ch f Freud - Star Date (Rahy)

3 8-6
Kendrick CarmoucheCarlos Martin
4
6-0437
i
4
Dark green, tangerine chevrons, green sleeves, tangerine chevrons, tangerine cap (Henning, Michael A , Dennison, Sue, Coleman, Len, Purcell, Jack And Murphy, Reg)

Frederica 14 

b f Animal Kingdom - Revered (Dixie Union)

Non Runner
5
2
i
5
Amber and black stripes, amber sleeves, black seams, black cap (Doheny Racing Stable, Off The Hook Llc And Coleman, Thomas)

Hit A Provisional 61 

b f Northern Afleet - Quiet North (Quiet American)

Non Runner
6
27-3042
i
6
Purple and white diagonal stripes, purple sleeves and cap (T S P Enterprises)

Youth Gone Wild 14 

gr/ f Utopia - Dos Arriba (Maria's Mon)

4 8-12
Abel LezcanoRodrigo Ubillo
7
4
i
7
White, blue disc, blue sleeves, white chevrons, blue cap (R A Hill Stable And Gatsas Stables)

Shanghai Dreams 66 

dk f Shanghai Bobby - Boatman Road (Lord At War)

3 8-6
Manuel FrancoGeorge Weaver
8
57-678
i
8
Gold, royal blue diamond hoop, blue hoop on sleeves, gold cap, blue button (Hicks, John P , Ziemba, William T And Weintraub, Thomas)

Union Patriot 14 

b f Union Rags - Force Of Humor (Distorted Humor)

3 8-6
Rajiv MaraghThomas Morley
Verdict

HIT A PROVISIONAL knocked on the door on debut and could easily build on that here. Grand Banks and Youth Gone Wild have both ran with credit of late and seem sure to get involved.

19:40 SARATOGA (USA) 13 Aug 2018

Race 4 - Maiden Special Weight (2YO only)

Winner $53,550 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

5f 110y

Fast

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
4539
i
1
White, green ball (Arindel)

Baggins 16 

ch c City Zip - Shesasurething (Prospectors Gamble)

2 8-7
Irad Ortiz JrRudy Rodriguez
2
i
2
Blue and white blocks, blue sleeves and cap (Sherman, Richard)

Hubba Bubba 

dk c Exchange Rate - Sandtina (Sandpit)

2 8-7
Ricardo Jr SantanaDavid Cannizzo
3
i
3
Black, light blue sash, white sleeves, light blue dots, black cap, light blue stripe (Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners And Lapenta, Robert V)

Current 

ch c Curlin - Crosswinds (Storm Cat)

2 8-7
John VelazquezTodd Pletcher
4
i
4
Black, gold chevrons, black cap (Calumet Farm)

Fayette Warrior 

ch c Exchange Rate - Legendary Peace (Peace Rules)

2 8-7
Manuel FrancoWesley Ward
5
i
5
Forest green, light green yoke, light green hoop on sleeves, forest green cap (Brant, Peter, M)

Fog Of War 

b c War Front - Say (Galileo)

2 8-7
Javier CastellanoChad Brown
6
i
6
Eton blue, brown hoop, blue sleeves, brown cap (Marylou Whitney Stables Llc)

Love Point 

b c Point Of Entry - Love Dove (Street Cry)

2 8-7
J R LeparouxIan Wilkes
7
i
7
Black, gold chevron hoop, gold armlets on sleeves, quartered cap (Wesley Ward)

Hawaiian Noises 

dk c Super Saver - Lastofthsummerwine (Sky Mesa)

Non Runner
8
2
i
8
Turquoise, gold diamond hoop, gold hoops on sleeves, gold cap (Three Diamonds Farm)

Skychief 47 

dk c More Than Ready - Always Here Too (Include)

BF
2 8-7
Luis SaezMichael Maker
9
i
9
Red, white cap (R A Hill Stable And Schutte, John)

All About It 

ch c Violence - All About Allison (City Zip)

2 8-7
Eric CancelGeorge Weaver
10
i
10
Neon green, purple ball, purple sleeves, green dots, green cap (E Five Racing Thoroughbreds And Stonestreet Stables Llc)

Seismic Jolt 

ch c Kantharos - Valid Concorde (Concorde's Tune)

2 8-7
Tyler GaffalioneMark Casse
11
i
11
Red, blue star, blue sleeves, red cap (Lasater, Lee)

Tapizars Secret 

b c Tapizar - Unobstructed View (Yes It's True)

Non Runner
Verdict

A strong-looking maiden on paper and the vote goes to CURRENT, a half-brother to a Grade 1 winner who has been working extremely well in the lead up to his debut. Fog Of War is a brother to Naval Intelligence, unbeaten in two UK starts, and is respected along with Hawaiian Noises.

20:14 SARATOGA (USA) (Dirt) 13 Aug 2018

Race 5 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $24,570 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

7f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
365
i
1
White, purple epaulets, purple sleeves and cap (JEH Racing Stable LLC)

Long Eyelashes 30 

dk f Mineshaft - Raffie's Treasure (Raffie's Majesty)

3 8-7
Luis ReyesRudy Rodriguez
2
378144
i
2
Red, large blue spots, blue sleeves and cap (Miracle Man Racing Partners)

Tequila Sunday 17 

ch f Shackleford - American Passage (Quiet American)

D
4 8-12
Manuel FrancoDavid Donk
3
454
i
3
Copper, black chevrons, black cap (Saul Kupferberg)

Party In The Sand 32 

b f Desert Party - Shoeless Angel (Wildcat Shoes)

3 8-7
Eric CancelCharlton Baker
4
25-2729
i
4
Pink, kelly green braces and shamrock, green hoops on sleeves, pink and green hooped cap (Sinatra Thoroughbred Racing)

Lightworker 17 

b f Desert Party - Downstream Bull (Holy Bull)

4 8-12
Jose LezcanoCorby Caiazzo
5
0
i
5
Red, white ball and cap (Sigler, Jules)

Thirsty Gal 17 

b f Stay Thirsty - Fujiana (Fusaichi Pegasus)

3 8-7
Joel RosarioDermot Magner
6
68635
i
6
Black, Green Diamond hoop, Diamonds On Black Sleeves, Green Cap (Joseph Bucci)

A Song For Sue 45 

b f Colonel John - Sing My Song (Malibu Moon)

BF
3 8-7
Luis SaezRobert Barbara
7
646-
i
7
Royal blue, pink ball, pink hoops on sleeves, pink cap, royal blue visor (Blue Devil Racing Stable (holliday))

Promise Me Roses 241 

b f Lemon Drop Kid - Promise Me A Cat (D'Wildcat)

3 8-7
David CohenCarlos Martin
8
0775-0
i
8
Purple and lavender diamonds, lavender slvs (Harold Lerner Llc)

Very Charming 17 

dk f Flatter - Road to Mandalay (Sea of Secrets)

3 8-7
Michael LuzziGary Contessa
Verdict

TEQUILA SUNDAY has been slightly below par on her last couple of starts but she looks most likely to bounce back to winning ways over Party In The Sand and Long Eyelashes.

20:48 SARATOGA (USA) (Dirt) 13 Aug 2018

Race 6 - Claiming (3YO only)

Winner $31,500 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
22-611
i
1
Electric Blue, orange circle, orange cuffs on sleeves (Drawing Away Stable)

Reata's Reward 50 

b f Warrior's Reward - Reata's Quik Punch (Two Punch)

D
3 8-8
Kendrick CarmoucheRobert Falcone
2
113498
i
2
Black, Gold Stars, Black Sleeves, Black Cap (Ben Mondello)

Orchid Party 31 

b f Desert Party - Star Orchid (Successful Appeal)

D
3 8-10
David CohenRudy Rodriguez
3
411255
i
3
White, blue circle, blue sleeves, white armlets, white cap (Ry Farms Ny, Llc)

Mercurian 23 

dk f Flatter - American Queen (Quiet American)

D
3 8-8
Rajiv MaraghAssaf Ronen
4
61564
i
4
Hot pink, yellow sleeves, pink hoops, pink cap (Whisper Hill Farm Llc)

Tiz Priceless 32 

b f Tizway - Priceless Design (More Than Ready)

3 8-6
Joel RosarioJohn Kimmel
5
11-7315
i
5
Emerald green, white maltese cross, green cap (Mic Duff Stables Llc)

Tied Up 22 

gr/ f Even The Score - Veturia (Distorted Humor)

D BF
Non Runner
6
534154
i
6
Gold, maroon disc, maroon seams on sleeves, maroon cap, gold peak (Bonner, James And Swilcan Stable Llc)

Aggregator 23 

dk f Graydar - Pretty Miss Trippi (Trippi)

D
3 8-10
Jose LezcanoJr Robert Reid,
7
412181
i
7
Dark Green, White Diamonds, White Seams on Sleeves, Green Cap (Clark Brewster)

Lou's Chardonnay 15 

dk f Justin Phillip - Perfectly Natural (Forestry)

D
3 8-8
Ricardo Jr SantanaSteven Asmussen
8
611463
i
8
Red, royal blue braces, blue hoop on sleeves, red cap (James Riccio)

Karen's Gem 23 

b f Gemologist - Reserve Bid (Pine Bluff)

3 8-8
Jose OrtizJeremiah Englehart
9
575352
i
9
Orange, blue ball, orange sleeves, white diamonds, blue cap (C T R Stables Llc (ferreira))

Proportionality 22 

b f Discreet Cat - All Mettle (Touch Gold)

3 8-8
Manuel FrancoRaymond Handal
10
516
i
10
Electric Blue, orange circle, orange cuffs on sleeves (Drawing Away Stable)

Overbook 21 

b f Overanalyze - Contractual (Elusive Quality)

D BF
Non Runner
Verdict

REATA'S REWARD can land a hat-trick here at the expense of Lou's Chardonnay, who has won two of her last three including when scoring impressively last time. Karen's Gem is heading back in the right direction and is another to note.

21:24 SARATOGA (USA) (Dirt) 13 Aug 2018

Race 7 - Allowance Optional Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $59,850 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

1m 1f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
413-512
i
1
Turquoise, gold diamond hoop, gold hoops on sleeves, gold cap (Three Diamonds Farm)

Bonus Points 30 

b c Majestic Warrior - Baby Love (Not For Love)

D BF
4 8-11
Irad Ortiz JrTodd Pletcher
2
3-13543
i
2
Turquoise and yellow diamonds, yellow sleeves, turquoise seams, turquoise cap (Bortolazzo Stable Llc)

You're To Blame 38 

b c Distorted Humor - Bon Jovi Girl (Malibu Moon)

D
4 8-8
John VelazquezTodd Pletcher
3
6-55411
i
3
Red, white cap (Lucky Dog Stables, Fitch Racing Stable Llc And Shaby, Selman)

Secret Passage 73 

ch g Curlin - Sweet Eloise (Sky Classic)

D
5 8-11
David CohenRobertino Diodoro
4
2-86111
i
4
Hot Pink, Black Diamond Frame (Flying P Stable)

Flowers For Lisa 17 

ch g Flower Alley - Indyan Lisa (Lemon Drop Kid)

D
5 8-11
Luis SaezJorge Navarro
5
14-1147
i
5
Burgundy, Grey Ball, Grey Hoops On Sleeves (John Gunther)

Take Your Guns 37 

b c Blame - Saratoga Cat (Sir Cat)

D
4 8-11 b1
Joel RosarioChad Brown
Verdict

FLOWERS FOR LISA is unbeaten in three and can enhance his reputation here, with the hat-trick seeking Secret Passage and Todd Pletcher's You're To Blame giving him most to think about.

22:02 SARATOGA (USA) (Dirt) 13 Aug 2018

Race 8 - Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $48,510 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

7f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
1/506-2
i
1
Beige, burgundy sleeves, beige cuffs, beige cap (Bulger, Joseph, Imperio, Michael And Djc Racing Stables)

Miss Freeze 17 

dk f Frost Giant - Reata's Vixen (Sligo Bay)

4 8-12
Angel ArroyoMiguel Vera
2
253291
i
2
Red, yellow diamond hoop, yellow hoop on sleeves, yellow cap (Moirano, John L , Foss, Monty, Pines Stables And Chimienti, Bob)

Starlite Mission 32 

b f Mission Impazible - Starship Kitty (Tale Of The Cat)

3 8-8
Joel RosarioGary Contessa
3
621-104
i
3
Pink, royal blue yoke, blue dots on sleeves, blue cap (Our Sugar Bear Stable Llc)

She's Delightful 16 

gr/ f Mission Impazible - Chimichurri (Elusive Quality)

D
3 8-8
Javier CastellanoBruce Brown
4
255013
i
4
Green and white diablo, white collar, green sleeves, white seams, green and white quartered cap (Broman, Sr , Chester And Mary)

Out Of Orbit 16 

dk f Malibu Moon - Kibosh (Discreet Cat)

3 8-8
Luis SaezPhilip Serpe
5
122222
i
5
White, Red Ball, Red Chevrons on Sleeves, Red Cap (Richard Greeley)

My Roxy Girl 61 

b f Emcee - Mosaico (City Zip)

D
3 8-6
Junior AlvaradoMitchell Friedman
6
371-325
i
6
Green, white diamond hoop, green and white halved sleeves, green cap (Lauer, Michael, E)

American Mission 16 

b f Mission Impazible - Riviera Chic (Medaglia d'Oro)

3 8-8
David CohenMichael Lauer
7
4217
i
7
Canary yellow, green hoops on sleeves, green cap (Glencrest Farm Llc (lessee))

Take Charge Aubrey 23 

b f Take Charge Indy - Dr. Zic (Milwaukee Brew)

3 8-8
Jose OrtizBruce Levine
Verdict

Take Charge Aubrey is unexposed and improving but of more interest is MY ROXY GIRL, a pillar of consistency who wouldn't need to improve much on the form of her Belmont second last time in order to score. Starlite Mission completes the shortlist.

22:40 SARATOGA (USA) 13 Aug 2018

Race 9 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $31,500 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

9

1m 110y

Fast

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
161301
i
1
White and maroon diagonal quarters, white sleeves, maroon cap (Imperio, Michael And Nassau Cc Stables)

Brimstone 18 

b g Munnings - Nice Kitty Kitty (Forest Wildcat)

D
Non Runner
2
164245
i
2
White, electric blue lightning bolt, red collar, blue dots on sleeves, blue cap (Our Blue Streaks Stable)

Becker's Galaxy 21 

gr/ g Greeley's Galaxy - Cheval De Joi (French Deputy)

D
8 8-13
Kendrick CarmoucheDavid Cannizzo
3
414-367
i
3
Forest green, red diamond frame, white sleeves, red diamond hoop, red cap (Epona Racing Stable And Dark Horse Racing Stable)

Extinct Charm 31 

b g American Lion - Als Delight (Wayne County)

D
5 8-11
Junior AlvaradoBruce Brown
4
1327-33
i
4
Yellow, pink circle and rose, pink cuffs and cap (Michael Dubb)

Hidden Vow 32 

b g Broken Vow - Krakowviak (Tale Of The Cat)

D
Non Runner
5
337588
i
5
Black, white star, white collar, white sleeves with black stars, white cap with black star (Shooting Star Stable)

The Crocheron Kid 14 

b h Miracle Man - Five Songs (Forestry)

D
Non Runner
6
083-334
i
6
Royal Blue, orange circle, orange sleeves with royal blue hoops, orange cap (Repole Stable)

Wicked Freud 36 

gr/ g Freud - Pretty Wicked (The Wicked North)

D
Non Runner
7
110-716
i
7
White, purple sash, purple stripes on white sleeves, purple cap (Daniel Stone)

Bold Illusion 37 

b g Utopia - Wisp of Magic (Odyle)

D
6 8-11
Luis ReyesRichard Metivier
8
86-7721
i
8
Black, Red Triangle, Red Hoops on Sleeves, Red Cap (Vincent Scuderi)

Vincento 32 

ch g Include - Seeking The Silver (Grindstone)

D
5 8-13
Manuel FrancoRudy Rodriguez
9
6-10253
i
9
Hot pink, black diamond frame, black armlets on sleeves, pink cap, black peak (Flying P Stable And Levine, Bruce N)

Changewilldoyagood 58 

b g Medaglia d'Oro - Changeisgonnacome (Cherokee Run)

D
Non Runner
10
611-675
i
10
Orange, Black Ball, Orange sleeves, black spots (Winning Move Stable)

With Exultation 32 

ch g Kitten's Joy - Caterette (Cozzene)

D
Non Runner
11
5116-12
i
11
Dark blue, lime green chevrons, lime diamonds on sleeves, lime collar and cap (Corms Racing Stable)

Mobridge 32 

ch g Indygo Shiner - River Nore (Archers Bay)

D BF
Non Runner
12
652154
i
12
Black and white halves, black and white halved sleeves (Englehart, Jeffrey S And Fiumera, Frank)

Cause I'm Alex 20 

dk g Afleet Alex - Giant Leap (Giant's Causeway)

D
7 8-13
David CohenJeffrey Englehart
13
135275
i
13
Purple, white diamond frame, white diamond hoop and cuffs on sleeves, purple cap, white stripes (My Purple Haze Stables, Joemar Racing Stables And Smedshammer, Trond)

Charming Indy 20 

ch g Girolamo - Shady Spot (Honor Glide)

D
5 8-13
Irad Ortiz JrChris Englehart
14
457514
i
14
Yellow, black horseshoe, black collar, black hoops on sleeves, black cap (Iglesias, Jesse, Viverito, Thomas And Imperio, Michael)

Peculiar Sensation 32 

dk g D' Funnybone - Mick's Doll (Mojave Moon)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

MOBRIDGE rattled the crossbar behind Vincento at Belmont last time, going down by just a neck, and wouldn't need to find much improvement to reverse the form at this different track. Hidden Vow is unlikely to be far away either.