18:40 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 13 Aug 2018

Race 1 - Maiden Special Weight (2YO only)

Winner $18,900 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
6
i
1
White, light blue diamond (Laurie Pratt)

Mobil Lady 16 

dk f Mobil - Surviving New York (Survivalist)

2 8-6
Christian PilaresRobin Schuster
2
83
i
2
Black, white lightning bolt, white stars on sleeves (Josh Faulkner)

Hey Adrian 16 

b f Twinspired - Zinn House Doll (Milwaukee Brew)

2 8-6 (ow4)
Juan VelezJoshua Faulkner
3
5
i
3
Yellow (T P And C Racing, Llc)

Turndown Da Volume 16 

b f Tidal Volume - Pikito (Woodman)

2 8-6
Jarred JournetKenneth Marshall
4
i
4
Purple, yellow spot, black bars on white sleeves (Mast Thoroughbreds LLC)

Radiant Bird 

ch f Birdrun - Jackieosofabulous (Kahuna Jack)

2 8-6
T HoughtonRobert Gorham
5
44
i
5
Navy, white hollow box, navy cap (David Downard)

Candy Kettle Corn 16 

b f Kettle Corn - Too Five N' Ten (Songandaprayer)

BF
2 8-6
Luis RiveraJeffrey Radosevich
6
i
6
Blue, silver sash, silver bars on sleeves, blue cap (Gerald Silver)

My Little Lily 

ch f Cowtown Cat - Milwaukee Queen (Milwaukee Brew)

2 8-6
Luis ColonJeffrey Radosevich
Verdict

HEY ADRIAN appears to be improving between runs and is expected to build on her course second latest now granted this extra yardage. Candy Kettle Corn and Turndown Da Volume make most appeal of the remainder.

19:10 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 13 Aug 2018

Race 2 - Maiden Special Weight (2YO only)

Winner $18,900 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
4
i
1
Blue, silver sash, silver bars on sleeves, blue cap (Gerald Silver)

Sweet Chelsea 14 

b f Mobil - Lemonesque (Lemon Drop Kid)

2 8-6
Luis RiveraJeffrey Radosevich
2
2
i
2
Teal, White Ball, White sleeves and cap (Bruce Tallisman)

Saraya 14 

dk f Cairo Prince - Aray (Rahy)

2 8-6
Ricardo FelicianoBenny Feliciano
3
6
i
3
Orange, turquoise diagonal quarters, orange bars on turquoise sleeves (Ronald Dewolf)

Stone Zone 14 

b f Birdstone - Cat Zone (Winthrop)

2 8-6
Irwin RosendoMike Rone
4
4
i
4
White, blue ball, blue chevrons on sleeves, white cap (Marion Gorham)

Dolly Dear 23 

dk f Justin Phillip - Days Of Change (Leelanau)

2 8-6
Gerardo CorralesRobert Gorham
5
7
i
5
White, red belt (Doering, Mark And David And Gardella, Jeff)

Magna Money 33 

b f Magna Graduate - Money Card (Left Banker)

2 8-6
Jarred JournetMark Doering
6
i
6
Gold,blue ball (Michael Annechino)

Financing Dreams 

gr/ f Vaquero - Tamarod (Forefathers)

2 8-6
Luis ColonJeffrey Radosevich
Verdict

SARAYA rattled the crossbar over the extended 5f here last time and is expected to go one better over this slightly longer trip. Dolly Dear and Stone Zone can fight it out for the places.

19:40 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 13 Aug 2018

Race 3 - Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $20,034 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
535444
i
1
Red and blue halves, white lightning bolt (R And P Racing Stables, Llc)

Classic Twist 16 

ch g Beau Classic - Maximimi (Creative)

D
5 8-6
Luis GonzalezRodney Faulkner
2
464221
i
2
Orange, black hoop, black hoops on sleeves (Don Tiger)

Lunar Heat 13 

dk g Lunarpal - Alpha Heat (Alphabet Soup)

D
4 8-6
Ricardo FelicianoShane Meyers
3
722254
i
3
Orange, white sleeves with orange and green stripe, green shamrock on back (Irish Charm Thoroughbreds Llc)

Bubba J 16 

dk g Mobil - Echt (Fusaichi Pegasus)

D
4 8-6
Kevin RadkeGary Johnson
4
466-836
i
4
Green, royal blue spot, royal blue spots on sleeves (Thomas Cinalli)

Besides 16 

ch g Lightnin N Thunder - Aftertheballisover (Bernstein)

D
5 8-6
Christian PilaresKenneth Marshall
5
7-24451
i
5
Black, red stars (Wilson Langley)

Another Sunrise 34 

b g Hostile Takeover - Chicks Are Better (Gold Token)

D
3 8-5
Luciano HernandezWilson Langley
6
5-80989
i
6
Black, red diamond (Sara Stanoszek)

Kinetic Art 16 

ch g Kingship - Outside (Out Of Place)

D
5 8-6 (ow2)
Jose DavilaSara Stanoszek
Verdict

LUNAR HEAT returned to winning ways over track and trip last time and is expected to mount another bold bid. Another Sunrise is feared most, while a big run from Bubba J is also anticipated.

20:10 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 13 Aug 2018

Race 4 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO plus)

Winner $18,900 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
684563
i
1
Red and blue halves, white lightning bolt (R And P Racing Stables, Llc)

Crimson Corn 19 

ch g Kettle Corn - Beautiful Mistress (Line In The Sand)

Non Runner
2
056448
i
2
Purple, purple diamond 'ci', white sleeves (Jack Cannon)

Prado Colors 16 

b g Fort Prado - Glowing Colors (Grand Slam)

3 8-7
Luis GonzalezGlenroy Brown
3
i
3
Black, Black Cap (Rachael Maddox)

General Remi 

ch c General Quarters - Abyss (Ocean Crest)

3 8-7
Samuel BurgosRachael Maddox
4
0748
i
4
Black, pink star (Elias Del Val)

Corporal Cat 21 

ch g Midshipman - Catfansue (Forest Wildcat)

3 8-7
Noel VigilCandace Huffman
5
9-6745
i
5
Lime green, burgundy circle, burgundy hoops on sleeves (Mapleton Thoroughbred Farm)

Thismobilcanwaffle 19 

dk g Mobil - The Lady Waffles (Wavering Monarch)

Non Runner
6
i
6
Blue, white hoop (Rembrandt Wright)

Generally Speaking 

dk g General Quarters - Tales To Tell (Tale Of The Cat)

3 8-7
Alexis OrtizRachael Maddox
7
623
i
7
Blue, white sleeves (John Sugar)

Totellyouthetruth 49 

b g Yes It's True - Tantamount (Lemon Drop Kid)

BF
3 8-7
Rex Iii StokesWilliam Cowans
Verdict

TOTELLYOUTHETRUTH has improved since his debut with two solid placed efforts and he can take full advantage of a drop in class. Corporal Cat and Crimson Corn complete the shortlist.

20:40 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 13 Aug 2018

Race 5 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $5,985 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
8667
i
1
Lime green, blue hoops on sleeves, blue cap (Loooch Racing Stables, Inc)

Life's Way 16 

dk c Stormy Jack - Way of Life (Gulch)

Non Runner
2
743765
i
2
Burgundy, black horse (Rodney Moyers)

Withallduerespect 41 

dk g San Pablo - Due in Seattle (Devil His Due)

3 8-7
Agustin BrachoRodney Moyers
3
i
3
Red and white, red 's' (Chad Skelton)

Hi Oh Twister 

ch g Heavy Breathing - Bahamian Twist (Johannesburg)

3 8-7
Luis GonzalezChad Skelton
4
647232
i
4
Black, Red Braces, Red Bars On Sleeves (Mark Yagour, Inc)

We Will Shine 16 

dk g Kantharos - Bodua (North Light)

BF
3 8-7
Kevin RadkeAnthony Rini
5
6-84567
i
5
Blue, blue cap (Rugged Cross Racing)

Tiger Tail 18 

b g Cozar - Lulengo Uno (Macho Uno)

4 8-10
Walter De La CruzRebecca Baker
6
48
i
6
Red, white belt (Bruno Schickedanz)

Enchanted Ring 16 

b g Speed Ring - Run red ridinghood (Wild Event)

3 8-7
Irwin RosendoRodney Faulkner
7
32-6
i
7
Blue (Enrique Lopez)

Gary Who 124 

gr/ g Gary D - Grinch (Salt Lake)

3 8-7
Ramon LunaBart Barnes
8
63
i
8
Yellow, green shamrock, green armlets on sleeves (Eileen Johnson)

Skibbereen 16 

gr/ g Baptistry - Taurus Gift (Monetary Gift)

3 8-7
T HoughtonRichard Rettele
Verdict

Skibbereen and Life's Way both merit consideration on the pick of their best form but the vote goes to WE WILL SHINE, as he has been knocking on the door of late and can get off the mark.

21:10 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 13 Aug 2018

Race 6 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,237 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
169832
i
1
Blue, orange circled 'xr', orange hoops on sleeves (Xavier Rivera)

Big Nono 16 

b g Overanalyze - Kerfuffle (Henny Hughes)

D BF
3 8-3
Hector BerriosXavier Rivera
2
05-9067
i
2
Green, red braces and collar, white sleeves, black chevrons (Maccarino, Danielle And Manfredi, Linda)

Honour Light 19 

b g In Summation - Christie Light (Colony Light)

Non Runner
3
81-
i
3
Black and white quarters, white blocks on black sleeves (Heather Marino)

Big Premier 408 

dk g Big Drama - Premier Roma (Burning Roma)

D
Withdrawn
4
343666
i
4
Black, gold diamond hoop, gold diamonds on sleeves (Francisco Montalvo)

Whisperycrown 16 

ch g Get Stormy - Spankstress (Crafty Prospector)

3 8-3
Maximo MendezCandace Diehl
5
5-82343
i
5
White, blue stars (Mark Brough)

He's No Angel 16 

b g Baptistry - Halo Springs (Wekiva Springs)

D
4 8-6
Hector Jr RosarioRichard Rettele
6
552321
i
6
Hot pink, black cuff and chevron (Savannah Tracy)

Airfare 35 

b g Cause to Believe - Another Dance (Regal Intention)

D
3 8-5
Jarred JournetLeilani Tracy
7
867567
i
7
Black, Red Braces, Red Bars On Sleeves (Mark Yagour, Inc)

Saturado 16 

ch g Overdriven - Vintage Candy (Formal Dinner)

D
Non Runner
8
885321
i
8
Blue, white stars on red sleeves (Paul Groves)

Louie's Highway 12 

dk g Drosselmeyer - Highwaytohappiness (Catienus)

D
4 8-10
Keivan SerranoGlenroy Brown
Verdict

He's No Angel and Airfare both warrant consideration on their recent performances, but they have to improve to beat BIG NONO and he is taken to get back to winning ways.

21:40 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 13 Aug 2018

Race 7 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $22,491 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
1162-14
i
1
Yellow, blue star, blue diamonds on sleeves, yellow cap (Kendall Hansen)

Hansenation 39 

gr/ c Hansen - Reversed On Appeal (Successful Appeal)

D
4 8-6 (ow1)
Luis QuinonesMichael Maker
2
732231
i
2
Yellow, Black Stars on Sleeves (Michael Friedman)

Master Mick 12 

dk g Two Step Salsa - Master's Megan (Formal Dinner)

D
5 8-8
Hector BerriosNabu Morales
3
134-364
i
3
Green, blue diamonds, blue chevrons on sleeves (Robert Bennett)

Let'scalliteven 15 

b g Even The Score - Chubbs Last Call (Dixieland Heat)

D
5 8-6
Chelsey KeiserRobert Bennett
4
662414
i
4
Purple, yellow spot, black bars on white sleeves (Mast Thoroughbreds LLC)

Visual Mission 35 

dk g Colonel John - Visual Arrest (Pollard's Vision)

D
4 8-6
Christian PilaresRobert Gorham
5
27-8625
i
5
Royal blue, white circle 'w', white stripes on sleeves (Charlie J Williams Llc)

Doctoriat 19 

b g Nobiz Like Shobiz - Victory Afleet (Northern Afleet)

D
7 8-6
Diego GomezCharlie Williams
6
644447
i
6
Grey, black circle, black armlets on sleeves, black cap (Michelle Winters)

Boot Legger 19 

b g Afleet Express - Brouhaha (Mecke)

D
6 8-6
Gerardo CorralesJr Odin Londono,
7
4165-24
i
7
Red, blue sash, blue stripe on sleeves (Hudson, Nancy A And Bruce K)

Crispyontheoutside 10 

ch g Northern Afleet - Lucy Diver (Academy Award)

D BF
5 8-6
Walter De La CruzWilliam Cowans
Verdict

MASTER MICK scored well last time and is hard to oppose here on the back of some useful recent form. Hansenation wouldn't need much improvement to get back to winning ways with Visual Mission also on the shortlist.

22:10 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 13 Aug 2018

Race 8 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,489 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
18-4318
i
1
White, orange hoops (Jason Dacosta)

Ten Legions 166 

b g Grasshopper - Caleb's Song (Read The Footnotes)

D
3 8-3
Walter De La CruzJason Dacosta
2
5866-34
i
2
Red, black scorpion, black stripes on sleeves (Raquel Castro)

Mission Critical 28 

b g Tiznow - Double Cat (Storm Cat)

D
7 8-6
T HoughtonRaquel Castro
3
46-1346
i
3
White, blue ball, blue chevrons on sleeves, white cap (Marion Gorham)

Exceptional City 27 

dk g City Weekend - Finally Remembered (Red Bullet)

D
4 8-6
Christian PilaresRobert Gorham
4
321122
i
4
Yellow, black inverted chevrons (Kopas, Jr , Andrew And Chatterton, Gerald)

Northern Track 28 

ch g Mast Track - One Flying Trend (Northern Trend)

D
4 8-6
Jarred JournetGerald Chatterton
5
016733
i
5
Blue, orange circled 'xr', orange hoops on sleeves (Xavier Rivera)

High Grade Cotton 14 

dk g High Cotton - Walking In Nassau (Put It Back)

D
3 8-3 (ow1)
Hector BerriosXavier Rivera
6
322815
i
6
Pink, black ball, pink armlet on black sleeves (Wesley Singleton)

Twickenham 28 

dk g Girolamo - Frances G (Officer)

D
4 8-6
Kevin RadkeDonald Radcliff
7
553421
i
7
Red, white belt (Bruno Schickedanz)

Black Pearl 16 

dk g Spellbinder - Eva's Pearl (Corinthian)

D
4 8-8
Marco CcamaqueRodney Faulkner
8
474815
i
8
Black, white diamonds, black diamond on white sleeves, white cap (Premier Stables Unlimited)

I Want Mo 14 

b c Uncle Mo - Lady Dynasty (Richter Scale)

D BF
4 8-6
Gerardo CorralesNabu Morales
9
552122
i
9
Lime green, black stripes on sleeves (James McDonald)

Equity 14 

dk g High Cotton - Deposit Only (Put It Back)

D
4 8-6
Samuel BurgosJames McDonald
Verdict

NORTHERN TRACK has knocked on the door on both occasions since racking up a brace and is entitled to play a leading role once again here. Equity holds similar claims, while Black Pearl scored well last time and has to be respected.