18:40 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 17 Sep 2018

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO plus)

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

1

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
267-753
i
1
Forest Green, White spots on Sleeves (Jeffrey Witt)

Lonnie Bell 42 

dk m Eugene's Third Son - Sparkle Me (Formal Gold)

D
Withdrawn
2
44-5335
i
2
Orange, white sleeves with orange and green stripe, green shamrock on back (Irish Charm Thoroughbreds Llc)

Dressed In Heels 96 

ch f First Dude - Silverous (Silver Buck)

BF
4 8-10
Walter De La CruzGary Johnson
3
6823-62
i
3
Turquoise, white diamond belt (Jessica Bates)

Bust 14 

ch m Bustin Stones - Simone's show (Theatrical)

D
5 8-10
Marco CcamaqueAntonio Pizzurro
4
543224
i
4
red, blue sash (Jennifer Rupert)

Lil Lucille 14 

dk m Benny the Bull - Little Somethin (Greatness)

D
6 8-10
T HoughtonJohn Rupert
5
253343
i
5
Burgundy, black horse (Rodney Moyers)

Pinot Noir 14 

dk m Cowboy Cal - Miss Marni (Broad Brush)

D BF
6 8-10
Eder MartinezRodney Moyers
6
264437
i
6
Blue, grey diamond (Puhl Stables Llc)

I Got The Time 23 

b m Love of Money - Honey Rules (Judge T C)

D
6 8-10
Jarred JournetKim Puhl
Verdict

LIL LUCILLE arrives in very solid form having not got her head in front for a while, but this looks a good opportunity for the mare to return to winning form. Pinot Noir and I Got The Time look best of the remainder.

19:10 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 17 Sep 2018

Race 2 - Starter Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $12,096 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
646-721
i
1
Red, yellow horseshoe, yellow sleeves (Tony Trusso)

Fat Daddy 36 

b g Gemologist - Ambitious Journey (Bernardini)

D
4 8-6
Jarred JournetGerald Chatterton
2
117855
i
2
White (Charles Golden)

Thirtysilverpieces 56 

dk g Badge Of Silver - Crumbs of Comfort (Pulpit)

D
6 8-6
Walter De La CruzJohn Brown
3
431221
i
3
Lavender (McR Stable, Inc)

Mr Lightning Boy 37 

b g Discreetly Mine - Unhurried (Out Of Place)

6 8-6
Ricardo FelicianoBenny Feliciano
4
291121
i
4
Black, white diamonds, black diamond on white sleeves, white cap (Premier Stables Unlimited)

Abraham 26 

ch g Distorted Humor - Tabarin (El Prado)

D
8 8-8
Gerardo CorralesNabu Morales
5
641233
i
5
Purple, yellow spot, black bars on white sleeves (Mast Thoroughbreds LLC)

Van Damme 26 

dk h Langfuhr - Pacific Jewel (Seeking The Gold)

D
5 8-6
T HoughtonRobert Gorham
6
363112
i
6
Black, white dots, white cap (William Blondy)

Sea Thief 26 

dk g Put It Back - Crafty Atlantic (Crafty Prospector)

D BF
5 8-6
Luis GonzalezRichard Rettele
Verdict

ABRAHAM comes into this in the form of his life, having won three of his last four, and looks set to score again at the expense of Sea Thief and Mr Lightning Boy.

19:40 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 17 Sep 2018

Race 3 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $12,537 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
672128
i
1
Orange, white sleeves with orange and green stripe, green shamrock on back (Irish Charm Thoroughbreds Llc)

Stay With Me 90 

dk m Part the Waters - Lipstick 'n Lace (De Hero)

D
5 8-6 (ow4)
Juan VelezGary Johnson
2
341654
i
2
Pink, blue 'v' (Danielle Agnello)

Rachel 16 

b m Ready's Image - Cirque View (Crafty Prospector)

D
5 8-6
Hector BerriosRobert Fiesman
3
615321
i
3
Turquoise, pink cap (Keys To Riches Stable)

Timefadesthepages 22 

dk m Spring At Last - Nodie No Drop (Lively One)

D
8 8-8
Irwin RosendoShane Meyers
4
6673-15
i
4
Black, white diamonds, black diamond on white sleeves, white cap (Premier Stables Unlimited)

Purple Flowers 16 

dk m Line Of David - To Dy Fore (Dynaformer)

D
5 8-6
Gerardo CorralesNabu Morales
5
216071
i
5
Blue, black diablo, black horses head, black diamonds on sleeves (J Crumley Racing, Llc)

Offlee Silkie 21 

dk f Offlee Wild - My Mckenzie (Dixie Union)

D
3 8-5
Luis GonzalezJevon Crumley
6
9-45321
i
6
Lime green, black stripes on sleeves (James McDonald)

Sunny Daze 75 

b m Pure Prize - Sun Bolt (Bright Launch)

D
5 8-6
Walter De La CruzJames McDonald
7
274781
i
7
Purple, yellow spot, black bars on white sleeves (Mast Thoroughbreds LLC)

Cut Rates 43 

b f U S Ranger - Holiday Rates (Concorde's Tune)

D
4 8-6
T HoughtonRobert Gorham
Verdict

SUNNY DAZE got back to winning ways on her latest start after posting a couple of promising efforts and she looks set to continue her excellent form with a victory here. Timefadesthepages is respected along with Purple Flowers.

20:10 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 17 Sep 2018

Race 4 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,741 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
652142
i
1
Yellow, Black Stars on Sleeves (Michael Friedman)

Wandering Kitten 19 

ch g Kitten's Joy - Personal Odyssey (Lemon Drop Kid)

D BF
9 8-6
Walter De La CruzNabu Morales
2
441458
i
2
Red, white belt (Bruno Schickedanz)

Pink Bowtie 42 

dk g Spaniard - Giannina Pink (Bold Executive)

D
5 8-6
Hector BerriosRodney Faulkner
3
322211
i
3
Red and blue halves, white lightning bolt (R And P Racing Stables, Llc)

Navigando 33 

b g Henrythenavigator - Christmas Time (Gilded Time)

D
5 8-6
Noel VigilRodney Faulkner
4
721843
i
4
Green, white sash (Shanyfelt Stables Inc)

Ghostwalking 30 

b g Ghostzapper - Two Trail Sioux (Indian Charlie)

D
11 8-6 (ow4)
Kevin RadkeValerie Shanyfelt
5
364331
i
5
Black, white blocks (Carlos Inirio)

Caramelo 21 

ch g Put It Back - Genuine Diamond (Halo's Image)

D
6 8-8
Luis ColonCarlos Inirio
6
533214
i
6
Red, white ball, white sleeves (Jorge Calixtro-villanueva)

Turn Back Time 13 

b g Flatter - Granny Spinster (Distorted Humor)

D
6 8-6
Luis GonzalezNestor Rivera
7
617312
i
7
Black, Black Cap (Olivo Inirio)

Knockout Ranger 42 

gr/ g U S Ranger - What a Bout (Fit To Fight)

D
4 8-6
Gerardo CorralesOlivo Inirio
Verdict

Caramelo and Knockout Ranger both possess solid form in the book and warrant the utmost respect, but the vote goes to TURN BACK TIME. He was disappointing last time, but had his excuses and looks set to bounce back.

20:40 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 17 Sep 2018

Race 5 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $8,820 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In - Result Stands
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
744516
i
1
White, Red Heart, Green Hoop on cap (Antonio Pizzurro)

Roan Feathers 6 

gr/ m Wilburn - Jinger Feathers (Fred Astaire)

D
Non Runner
2
555555
i
2
White (Charles Golden)

Grab The Cash 14 

ch m Demaloot Demashoot - Mesmerizing (Touch Gold)

D
Non Runner
3
214313
i
3
Blue (Dave Casalinova)

Dance Electric 33 

ch m Eskendereya - Proud Lightning (Thunder Gulch)

D
5 8-6
Charle OliverosTina Casalinova
4
6-72116
i
4
White, blue ball, blue chevrons on sleeves, white cap (Marion Gorham)

Spring City Gal 42 

dk f Temple City - Grabit (Tapit)

D
4 8-6
T HoughtonRobert Gorham
5
146321
i
5
Black, Blue Bars On White Sleeves (David Wolochuk)

That's Exciting 47 

b m Neko Bay - Avani (Gulch)

D
5 8-6
Hector BerriosDavid Wolochuk
6
116152
i
6
Lime green, blue hoops on sleeves, blue cap (Loooch Racing Stables, Inc)

Red Hot Cherry 33 

ch m Cool Coal Man - Desirable (Johannesburg)

D BF
5 8-6
Luis RiveraJeffrey Radosevich
7
222521
i
7
Blue, blue cap (Rugged Cross Racing)

Descarado 7 

b m Cool Coal Man - Kiss for kris (Kissin Kris)

D
6 8-8
Luis ColonRebecca Baker
Verdict

SPRING CITY GAL ran no sort of race on her latest outing when down the field over C&D, but he may well have needed that outing after a three-month break and can account for That's Exciting and Red Hot Cherry here.

21:10 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 17 Sep 2018

Race 6 - Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $21,546 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
523233
i
1
Navy blue, white ball (Michelle Brafford)

Ohio Silver 57 

gr/ m Giacomo - Hi Sugar (Jump Start)

D
Non Runner
2
511628
i
2
White, red diamond, black stripes on sleeves (Allen, Lowell F And Bourke, W John)

Distinctive Flower 30 

b f Flower Alley - Real Distinctive (With Distinction)

D
3 8-2
Jarred JournetW Bourke
3
21162
i
3
Royal blue, yellow circle, yellow seams on sleeves, yellow cap (Starladies Racing)

Takechargedelilah 43 

dk f Take Charge Indy - Lilah (Defrere)

D
3 8-2
Ricardo FelicianoJr Thomas Drury,
4
734424
i
4
White, red belt (Doering, Mark And David And Gardella, Jeff)

Grizabella 15 

b f Lunarpal - Chic Cat (Tiger Ridge)

D
4 8-6
Christian PilaresMark Doering
5
635521
i
5
Yellow, black yoke, black circle (Blazing Meadows Farm Llc And Friedman, Michael)

Count De Loot 37 

dk f Colonel John - Faraway Kingdom (Indy King)

D
3 8-2
Luis ColonTimothy Hamm
6
663824
i
6
Red and blue halves, white lightning bolt (R And P Racing Stables, Llc)

Diva's Kitten 21 

dk f Parents' Reward - Classic City Diva (Texas City)

D
4 8-6
Luis GonzalezRodney Faulkner
7
42-1215
i
7
Royal blue, yellow diamonds on sleeves, royal blue cap (Kama'aina Thoroughbreds)

Punahele 33 

b f Discreet Cat - Meadowlee (Meadowlake)

D
4 8-6 (ow2)
Kevin RadkeGary Johnson
Verdict

Punahele and Distinctive Flower are both capable of better performances than what they showed when last seen, but TAKECHARGEDELILAH posted a career best on her latest start and a repeat of that makes her the standout contender.

21:40 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 17 Sep 2018

Race 7 - Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $15,120 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
589-776
i
1
Blue (Dave Casalinova)

Lunar Cap 16 

b g Lunarpal - Sky Cap (Sky Mesa)

D
5 8-6
Agustin BrachoTina Casalinova
2
62213
i
2
Teal, White Ball, White sleeves and cap (Bruce Tallisman)

Pango 20 

dk g Artie Schiller - Angapanga (Miswaki)

D
3 8-5 (ow1)
Hector BerriosBenny Feliciano
3
408459
i
3
Blue (Temistocles Londono)

Motatan 30 

ch g Animal Kingdom - Late Romance (Storm Cat)

3 8-3
Gerardo CorralesJr Odin Londono,
4
932743
i
4
Turquoise, red diamond belt (Yeaman's Racing Stables Llc)

Soul Of Discretion 52 

dk c Discreetly Mine - Brief Mark (Benchmark)

D
3 8-3 (ow2)
Edgar PaucarStephen Lyster
5
241
i
5
Yellow, blue bird, blue sleeves (Leilani Owens-tracy)

Ats A My Songa 20 

b g Mercer Mill - Too Five N' Ten (Songandaprayer)

D
3 8-7
Luis QuinonesLeilani Tracy
6
140992
i
6
Lime green, blue disc, royal blue hoops on sleeves (Loooch Racing Stables, Inc , Quartarolo, Ashley, Ritchie, Raquel And Ritchie, Cristina)

Machismo 20 

b c More Than Ready - Winsome Ways (Smart Strike)

BF
3 8-3 (ow5) b1
Kevin RadkeGary Johnson
7
466614
i
7
orange, yellow sash (Valerie Waite)

Gatling 20 

dk g Gun Power - In a Perfect World (Geri)

D
3 8-5
Hector Jr RosarioJose Romero
8
3-73246
i
8
Teal and hot pink halves, purple panel (G L A Stable, Llc)

Space Shuttle 21 

dk g Astrology - Priceless Design (More Than Ready)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

MACHISMO looks the one to side with having improved on his latest outing when runner-up over C&D, and a repeat would make him tough to beat. Pango looks one to consider, while Ats A My Songa completes the shortlist.

22:10 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 17 Sep 2018

Race 8 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,741 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
622195
i
1
Blue (Dave Casalinova)

Race Ready 16 

dk g Ready's Image - Come On Get Happy (Mr. Greeley)

D
5 8-8
Keivan SerranoTina Casalinova
2
166633
i
2
Red (Ten N Change Stable, Llc)

Phil's Cocktail 34 

b g Philanthropist - Sunset Cocktail (Precise End)

D
6 8-6
Agustin BrachoJose Bracho
3
632613
i
3
Black, Red Braces, Red Bars On Sleeves (Mark Yagour, Inc)

Noble Dave 30 

dk g High Cotton - Sing That Song (Songandaprayer)

D
4 8-8
Hector BerriosAnthony Rini
4
722543
i
4
Yellow and blue quartered, red sleeves (Jose Atala)

Abie 16 

ch g Alphabet Soup - First And Foremost (Speightstown)

D
6 8-6
Gerardo CorralesJose Atala
5
846256
i
5
Blue, Red Sash (Maribel Izarraraz)

Watch It Buster 44 

b g Decarchy - Feel the Rush (Wild Rush)

D
7 8-6 (ow4)
Maximo MendezJose Romero
6
256237
i
6
Red and blue halves, white lightning bolt (R And P Racing Stables, Llc)

Forever Krz 77 

dk g Philanthropist - Krz Ldy (Regal Intention)

D
5 8-6 (ow2)
Marco CcamaqueRodney Faulkner
7
744414
i
7
Blue, white circle, blue cap (D And D Stable)

Lagoon Of Diamonds 16 

b g Encosta de Lago - Nicole and Krista (Machiavellian)

D
10 8-10
Diego GomezPablo Torres
8
9-31246
i
8
Red, white sleeves (Morlona Racing Llc)

Yo Berbs 30 

b g Weigelia - Malibu Mystique (Malibu Moon)

D
7 8-6
Hector Jr RosarioNabu Morales
9
071462
i
9
Hot pink, black cuff and chevron (Savannah Tracy)

Rock Victor 16 

dk g Storm Victory - Yoorock Gal (Yoonevano)

D
Non Runner
10
451545
i
10
Lime green, blue hoops on sleeves, blue cap (Loooch Racing Stables, Inc)

Where's Woody 30 

ch h Stephen Got Even - Amusingly (Distorted Humor)

D BF
6 8-6
Luis ColonJeffrey Radosevich
Verdict

ABIE looks the one to side with having shown promise on his recent start when third over slightly shorter. Phil's Cocktail and Noble Dave head the list of threats.