19:40 Turf Paradise (USA) (Dirt) 3 Jan 2018

Race 1 - Maiden Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $3,969 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

4f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
593688-
i
1
Red and white diamonds, red diamonds on white sleeves (Bettis, Harry And Treasure, Paul)

Barbosa 18 

b g Reversal - Crown Connection (Beautiful Crown)

4 8-12
Alex CruzPaul Treasure
2
98-
i
2
Black, white stars, white sleeves (Rafferty, Bruce And Morris, Carroll)

Chasensummerstorms 29 

dk g Rocky Bar - Summers Peace (Orientate)

4 8-12
Francisco ArrietaMatthew Lorefice
3
59/
i
3
Red, black hoops, black bars on sleeves (Doug Oliver)

Preachers Dream 431 

ch g Lucky Pulpit - Lotsa Lemons (Is It True)

4 8-12 b1
Leslie MawingDoug Oliver
4
554432-
i
4
White, green ball (Tijuana Racing Stables)

Atsina Warrior 7 

b g Lucky J. H. - Lovetrip (Twin Spires)

5 8-12
Angel FelixJuan Silva
5
666997-
i
5
White, white cap (Lynne Ristad)

Papa Ted 33 

dk g Papa Clem - Wavy Lass (Helmsman)

4 8-12
Luis RodriguezJuan Silva
6
769347-
i
6
Black (Dick Hall)

War Code 16 

b g Colonel John - Digestivo (War Chant)

Non Runner
7
453-
i
7
Yellow, black diamond 'a' on back (Darrell Alvey)

His Way 65 

dk g Tizway - Falling Springs (Mr. Prospector)

4 8-12
Carlos EsquilinDarrell Alvey
Verdict

This is a big drop in grade for PREACHERS DREAM and he should benefit from a recent gelding operation. Others to note are His Way and Atsina Warrior.

20:08 Turf Paradise (USA) (Dirt) 3 Jan 2018

Race 2 - Allowance (4YO plus)

Winner $9,135 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
977267-
i
1
Blue with gold diamonds front and back, gold cuffs on sleeves (Travis Boersma)

Wings Of The Wind 29 

b h Congrats - Bandora (Dixieland Band)

5 8-10
Chase ClarkMargie Cantrell
2
416341-
i
2
White (Tollett, Donna R And Wise, Ron)

Executive Decree 25 

b g Thorn Song - Crazy Tricia (Momentum)

D
4 8-10
Andrew RamgeetBill Tollett
3
123242-
i
3
Black, white disc, white circle on sleeves (Barrett, Roddina A And Petroff, Carl)

Boo Boo Bear 18 

dk c Musket Man - Rangey Lil (Lion Heart)

D BF
4 8-10
Jorge BourdieuRoddina Barrett
4
243222-
i
4
Red, black & red checked sleeves (Barro Racing Llc)

Flower Beach 21 

ch g Flower Alley - Quogue (Pulpit)

BF
5 8-10
Scott StevensDan McFarlane
5
944564-
i
5
Green (Hjort, Donna And Moresco, John)

Sure Sweet 28 

b c Elusive Warning - Candy Gal (Slew of Angels)

D
4 8-10
Isaias EnriquezDonna Hjort
6
112/116-
i
6
Blue, white circle 'vw', white cuffs & collar (Darcy Peterson)

Fire The Trainer 275 

b h Majestic Warrior - Quiet Grace (Quiet American)

D
6 8-10
Erick LopezDavid Van Winkle
7
545391-
i
7
Black, white disc, white circle on sleeves (Barrett, Roddina A And Petroff, Carl)

Estiqaa 22 

gr/ g Tapit - Emtyazat (Gone West)

D
6 8-10
Leslie MawingRoddina Barrett
Verdict

FLOWER BEACH has filled second place in his last three starts but this is an ideal opportunity for the five-year-old to earn his second career victory. Boo Boo Bear is another with solid form claims, while Executive Decree cannot be discounted.

20:36 Turf Paradise (USA) (Dirt) 3 Jan 2018

Race 3 - Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $4,410 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
425113-
i
1
Black, silver horseshoe and cuffs on silver sleeves (Fitch Racing Stable Llc)

Quality Kay 17 

b m Quality Road - Big Happy Blur (Dixieland Band)

D BF
5 8-12
Erick LopezRobertino Diodoro
2
121175-
i
2
Orange, black ball on back, black cuffs & collar (Dale Thoreson)

My Cinderella 58 

dk m Distorted Reality - Pretty Amazing (Benchmark)

D
6 8-12
Patrick CanchariChad Story
3
547339-
i
3
Green, orange cuffs on sleeves (Manuel Figueroa)

Perfect Light 17 

dk m Perfect Soul - Polar Sparkel (Quiet American)

D
9 8-12
Angel FelixManny Figueroa
4
366824-
i
4
Red, white hoops on sleeves (Willard Mobley)

Mobiledixie 17 

dk m Supah Blitz - Dixie Magic (Dixie Dot Com)

D
6 8-12
Scott StevensDru Hall
5
678323-
i
5
Green (Rodney Leyendecker)

Heretoplay 21 

b m Zanjero - Here To Win (Dehere)

D BF
6 8-12
Andrew RamgeetTina Ramgeet
6
15/4258-
i
6
Purple, pink hoop, pink and purple blocks on sleeves (John Moresco)

Nana Wendy 282 

b m Mccann's Mojave - Magnificent Valor (Hennessy)

5 8-12
Isaias EnriquezDonna Hjort
7
167135-
i
7
Green, orange cuffs on sleeves (Manuel Figueroa)

Aly's Bobcat 8 

dk m Bob and John - Cahilty Cat (D'Wildcat)

D
8 8-12
Glenn CorbettManny Figueroa
8
117246-
i
8
Black, red seams, red cuffs & collar (Boyd Thomas)

Miserable Blue 17 

gr/ m Golden Balls - Miserable beauty (Mizzen Mast)

D
6 8-12
Leslie MawingMichael Talbot
Verdict

QUALITY KAY has form figures of 113 since being dropped into this grade late last year and she tops the shortlist today. Heretoplay and Mobiledixie can fight it out for the minor honours.

21:04 Turf Paradise (USA) (Dirt) 3 Jan 2018

Race 4 - Maiden Claiming (3YO only)

Winner $4,410 - 11 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
78492-
i
1
Black, white star, white stars on sleeve, green seams (Roddina Barrett)

Indignationtyme 29 

b f Time to Get Even - Moon Racer (Benchmark)

3 8-9
Chase ClarkRoddina Barrett
2
48-
i
2
White (Kay Dan Investments)

Dixie Gypsy 25 

gr/ f Bulldogger - What Brilliance (Bright Launch)

3 8-9
Luis RodriguezJackie Christenson
3
7-
i
3
Blue (Tom Grether Farms, Inc And Lawrence, Heath)

Blingin 17 

b f Wilburn - Jackie's Blingin' (Bertrando)

3 8-9 b1
Jorge BourdieuHeath Lawrence
4
346-
i
4
Light Blue, Red Diamond (Matthews, William And Janet S)

Miss N Wildcat 165 

b f Margie's Wildcat - Miss N Theresa (Desert God)

3 8-9
Leslie MawingBill Brashears
5
5476-
i
5
Royal blue, white ball (Angelica Woods)

Hold My Hoops 17 

ch f Suances - Unusual Beauty (Unusual Heat)

3 8-9
Francisco MonroyCandelario Villamar
6
66845-
i
6
Yellow, yellow cap (Alfrey, Vance, Eskew, Stuart And Rushton, Temple)

Wicked Quick 17 

b f Gio Ponti - On Me (Street Cry)

3 8-9
Alex CruzKim Rushton
7
3249-
i
7
Black, white diamonds front and back, white sleeves with black diamonds (Colleen O'hagan)

Lookin At Dixie 23 

dk f Lookin At Lucky - Dixie Lyrics (Dixie Union)

3 8-9
Patrick CanchariColleen O Hagan
8
i
8
Purple (Rodney Davis)

Sin Fronteras 

dk f Tizdejavu - Wishesdocometrue (Capote)

3 8-9
Israel HernandezPaul Kauffmann
9
97-
i
9
White, red diamond on sleeves (Alex Torres-casas)

Kash Cookie 41 

b f Paynter - Sci Fi Kin (Siphon)

3 8-9
Carlos EsquilinAlex Casas
10
9-
i
10
Blue, lime diamond, lime sleeves (Philip Hall)

Coal Harbour 171 

b f Harbor the Gold - Wind Storm (He's Tops)

3 8-9
Scott StevensPhilip Hall
11
i
11
Black, gold shield 'ms', red & gold diamonds on sleeves (Silva Racing Llc)

Two Teslas 

ch f Heatseeker - Trick a Cat (High Yield)

3 8-9
Erick LopezMiguel Silva
Verdict

INDIGNATIONTYME rattled the crossbar over track and trip latest and is expected to remain competitive in this higher grade. Lookin At Dixie has claims on her best form, while Blingin should be all the wiser for the experience gained here on debut last month.

21:32 Turf Paradise (USA) (Dirt) 3 Jan 2018

Race 5 - Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $5,041 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
731140-
i
1
Red and white quarters, red stripes on white sleeves (Burton Sipp)

Take A Risk 21 

dk g Surf Cat - Unusual Prospect (Unusual Heat)

D
8 8-10
Alex CruzBurton Sipp
2
541236-
i
2
Blue, red cuffs & collar (Kent Jensen)

Three Padres 31 

b g Sorcerer's Stone - Minideputy (Silver Deputy)

D
7 8-10
Leslie MawingKent Jensen
3
265687-
i
3
Red, Red sleeves and cap (Leavitt Thoroughbreds LLC)

Gentle As A Breeze 21 

ch g Wilko - Savoury Soup (Alphabet Soup)

D
8 8-10
Isaias EnriquezClifford Leavitt
4
515434-
i
4
Light blue, red collar and cuffs (Bg Stables)

Rob's Pal 14 

ch g Atticus - Flyindownbaylaurel (Alphabet Soup)

D
8 8-10
Erick LopezRobertino Diodoro
5
513577-
i
5
Light blue, grey sash, grey cuffs on sleeves (Don Dowd)

Three Red Sevens 22 

dk g Bedford Falls - Tangled lace (General Meeting)

D
6 8-10
Patrick CanchariRobert Score
6
154423-
i
6
Turquoise with royal blue diamonds on sleeves (Cindy Cummins)

Thisismystory 14 

b g Drosselmeyer - Sea Span (Valid Expectations)

4 8-10
Jorge BourdieuCindy Cummins
7
871628-
i
7
Navy blue, red seams, white horseshoe, red sleeves (Jeser Villegas-leyva)

Del Rio Harbor 8 

ch g Harbor the Gold - Bahati (Horse Chestnut)

D
7 8-12
Israel HernandezEliazar Salas
8
166748-
i
8
Blue, white circle 'vw', white cuffs & collar (Darcy Peterson)

Charlie Again 21 

b g Northern Afleet - Fabulous Babe (Touch Gold)

D
6 8-10
Francisco ArrietaDavid Van Winkle
Verdict

THISISMYSTORY has been knocking hard on the door and wouldn't be winning out of turn. The pair who could give the selection most to think about are Rob's Pal and Del Rio Harbor.

22:01 Turf Paradise (USA) (Dirt) 3 Jan 2018

Race 6 - Maiden Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $3,969 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

5f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
50-
i
1
Royal blue, white ball (Angelica Woods)

Storming Reese 201 

ch f Storm Wolf - Fluid Move (Nureyev)

4 8-12 b1
Francisco MonroyCandelario Villamar
2
66927/8-
i
2
White (Eloy Navarro)

Awesome Romance 23 

ch m Awesome Gambler - Hidden Romance (Domestic Dispute)

5 8-12
Alex CruzEloy Navarro
3
475904-
i
3
White, red diamond on sleeves (Alex Torres-casas)

My Mel Mar 37 

dk f Discreetly Mine - Mammal Of Action (Lawyer Ron)

4 8-12
Carlos EsquilinAlex Casas
4
4/96998-
i
4
Blue, white sleeves with blue cuffs (Susan Chapman)

American Miz 15 

ch f Songandaprayer - All American Miz (Grand Slam)

4 8-12
Don FrenchStan Hartman
5
i
5
Maroon, maroon bars on navy sleeves (Kings River Ranch)

Obituary 

ch f Good Journey - Distant Glow (Decarchy)

4 8-12
Francisco ArrietaEsteban Martinez
6
920075-
i
6
Turquoise (Miguel Corrales-silva)

My Last Penny 37 

b m Del Mar Show - Formula Five (Turkoman)

5 8-12
Angel FelixDayson Lavanway
7
436247-
i
7
Blue, light blue diamond, light blue diamonds on sleeves (Ariana Payan)

Of Course It Is 37 

b m Yes It's True - Bayou Miss (Dixie Union)

Non Runner
8
786689-
i
8
Pink, green horseshoe, green sleeves with pink diamonds (Sandy Gale)

Cowgirls Cause 15 

dk f Cowboy Cal - Triple J (Awesome Again)

4 8-12
Richard LullSandy Gale
9
45655-
i
9
Turquoise (Tyler Gibbs)

Loveyouless 15 

dk f Smart Chip - Dance For Fun (Devil His Due)

4 8-12
Chase ClarkTyler Gibbs
10
79/3447-
i
10
White, red sleeves, kelly green stripes (Mark Tait)

March Badness 49 

b f Old Topper - High Bolly (Saros)

4 8-12
Erick LopezLisa Gangidino
Verdict

The most consistent of these is LOVEYOULESS, who could take advantage of the in-and-out opposition she faces by putting a winning performance in. My Mel Mar and My Last Penny could be best of the rest.

22:31 Turf Paradise (USA) (Dirt) 3 Jan 2018

Race 7 - Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $5,355 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
502615-
i
1
White, red sleeves (Randy Howg)

Slot Player 28 

ch g Cowtown Cat - Bal Harbour Baby (Belong To Me)

D BF
4 8-12
Erick LopezRobertino Diodoro
2
437447-
i
2
White, turquoise sash, turquoise stars on sleeves (Kenneth Person)

Hundred Years 30 

b g Misremembered - Sentebale (Vindication)

D
5 8-10
Glenn CorbettKenneth Person
3
163227-
i
3
Royal blue, grey diamonds, grey diamonds on sleeves (Plum, Cliff And Rogers, Gary D)

Plum Lucky 23 

dk g Storm Wolf - Amendment (Bahhare)

D
4 8-10
Angel FelixGary Rogers
4
121/533-
i
4
Turquoise (Eloy Mendoza)

Unfolded Magic 17 

gr/ g Macho Uno - Five Star Daydream (Five Star Day)

D
8 8-10
Israel HernandezEloy Mendoza
5
221432-
i
5
Turquoise, black circle 'm' on back, black hoop & cuffs on sleeves (Shawn Mortensen)

Super Swiss 23 

ch g Elusive Warning - Swiss Please (Swiss Yodeler)

D
5 8-10 (ow1)
Renny ArrietaSergio Barrio
6
2/14337-
i
6
Blue, blue cap (Chad Story)

Perfect Surprise 22 

dk g Don'tsellmeshort - Charming Surprise (Silver Charm)

D
7 8-10
Patrick CanchariChad Story
7
231575-
i
7
Pink, black hoops, black hoops on sleeves, black cuffs & collar (Kim Oliver)

Olivia The Star 31 

dk m Oliver's Twist - Halloween Witch (Golden Missile)

D
Non Runner
8
084241-
i
8
White, green shamrock, green sleeves, white dots (Jose Silva Jr)

Mt. Leinster 11 

dk g Field Commission - Mt. Sunapee (Mountain Cat)

D
4 8-12
Andrew RamgeetJose Silva
9
221715-
i
9
White & black, white 'w' on back (Rick Wise)

Beach Mode 22 

dk g Harbor the Gold - Elttaes Nite (Basket Weave)

D
4 8-12
Scott StevensRick Wise
10
1136-
i
10
Purple (Rushton, Stacey, Eskew, Stuart And Alfrey, Vance)

Forest Treasure 22 

ch g Tiz Wonderful - Forest Whispers (Forestry)

D
4 8-10
Leslie MawingKim Rushton
Verdict

Unfolded Magic has been hitting the frame lately and must be considered, while Super Swiss has been knocking on the door and could easily make the step up to winning. However, preference is for MT. LEINSTER following up his win last time and being the one to beat once again.

23:00 Turf Paradise (USA) (Dirt) 3 Jan 2018

Race 8 - Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $4,410 - 12 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
646635-
i
1
Blue with gold diamonds front and back, gold cuffs on sleeves (Chris Daley)

West A While 22 

dk g Sought After - Meet Me in Fargo (Fargo)

D
5 8-12
Chase ClarkMargie Cantrell
2
331444-
i
2
Green, black diamond, white diamonds on sleeves, black cuffs & collar (Sue Gilmour)

Brother Bob 15 

b g Brother Derek - You'renotlistening (Kennedy Road)

D
8 8-12
Andrew RamgeetJim Gilmour
3
466/621-
i
3
Blue (Jeffery Cox)

Dukati 22 

b g Medaglia d'Oro - Oneofacat (Deputy Minister)

D
7 8-12
Francisco ArrietaSergio Barrio
4
471824-
i
4
White, green diamonds, green shamrock on sleeves, green cuffs & collar (Mark Breen)

Harlan's Howling 22 

b g Harlan's Holiday - Cape of Bradford (Cape Town)

D
6 8-12
Leslie MawingKevin Eikleberry
5
3/19371-
i
5
Red (Don Schnell)

Whining 16 

dk g Simon Pure - Sweeping Showers (End Sweep)

D
9 8-12
Janine SmithDon Schnell
6
413067-
i
6
Red, black hoop, black bars on sleeves, black cuffs & collar (Rafael Barraza)

Wild Atlantic Way 40 

dk g Southern Image - Waltzing Swan (El Corredor)

D
5 8-12
Renny ArrietaRafael Barraza
7
141242-
i
7
White, blue and green chevrons front and back (Terra Firma Farm)

Carr Creek 22 

b g Forest Wildcat - Bertrandostreasure (Bertrando)

D
10 8-12
Israel HernandezJoe Toye
8
168613-
i
8
Lime green, yellow triangle, yellow sleeves (K W Racing)

Star Of The Dia 22 

b g Seeking The Dia - Secret Brook (Montbrook)

D BF
8 8-12
Patrick CanchariShawn Davis
9
511156-
i
9
Red (Charles Kowitz)

Major Truth 40 

b g Benchmark - Common Truth (Bertrando)

D
8 8-12
Carlos EsquilinFred Snapp
10
222178-
i
10
Maroon, grey diamonds on sleeves (Phil Dennis)

Karaoke Cat 43 

dk g Tale Of The Cat - Talkin And Singing (Songandaprayer)

D
6 8-12
Alex CruzEdward Vigil
11
664641-
i
11
Orange (Jim Stephenson)

Thunder Basin 15 

ch g Unbridled's Song - Key to the Cat (Tale Of The Cat)

D
7 8-12
Jorge BourdieuDan Dennison
12
232124-
i
12
White, blue horses head, white sleeves, white cap (Mitch Sutherland)

Maggie's Guy 29 

dk g Grey Memo - Fits the Route (Ribot Land)

D BF
7 8-12
Erick LopezJames Brown
Verdict

The closely-matched pair of Carr Creek and Star Of The Dia are sure to be involved once again, but a return to this level can see MAGGIE'S GUY get back to winning ways and he can confirm superiority over the aforementioned duo.