17:20 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 16 Nov 2017

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $19,530 - 4 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
555438
i
1

Spa Town Parade 12 

b m Leading the Parade - Saratoga Hopeful (Lightnin N Thunder)

D
6 8-8
Francisco ArrietaEduardo Jones
2
772946
i
2
Red and white triangular thirds, red sleeves and cap (Khaleel, Bryan H)

Loyal Heart 48 

ch f Eskendereya - Going Low (War Chant)

D
Non Runner
3
415224
i
3

Arewehavingfunyet 7 

b m Big Brown - Saar Treaty (Saarland)

D
5 8-8
Manuel FrancoMichelle Nevin
4
502445
i
4

Perina's Pride 12 

ch f Summer Bird - Blue Indygo (Cat Thief)

D
4 8-12
Trevor SimpsonGaston Grant
5
665557
i
5

Maddizaskar 41 

b m Bellamy Road - Zaskar (Anabaa)

D
5 8-10
Victor LebronJr John Toscano,
6
258122
i
6
Blue, orange ball, orange hoops on sleeves, blue cap (Randall Manor Racing)

Milaya 12 

dk m Eskendereya - Trendy Lady (Unbridled's Song)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

AREWEHAVINGFUNYET is always hard to beat in this grade and she was not disgraced when upped in grade last time out. Milaya is likely to be the main danger, ahead of Maddizaskar.

17:49 Aqueduct (USA) 16 Nov 2017

Race 2 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $25,830 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

1m 110y

Good

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
4
i
1

Courageous Change 16 

b f Courageous Cat - Distinctive Sister (Distinctive Pro)

3 8-9
Dylan DavisJames Hooper
2
47
i
2
Black, black stars on gold sleeves, gold cap (John Pregman, Jr)

Crater Rim 13 

b f Rimrod - Golden Accolade (Highest Honor)

Non Runner
3
334227
i
3

Grand Banks 21 

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

3 8-9
Manuel FrancoDavid Donk
4
007
i
4

Tulips Galore 11 

ch f Giant's Causeway - Tulipmania (Empire Maker)

4 8-12
Rosario MontanezThomas Bush
5
770
i
5
Lime green, blue spots, blue sleeves, lime cuffs, grey and lime green quartered cap (Deetee Stables And Montanino, Anthony J)

Justenuff Hope 41 

b f Justenuffhumor - Banner Queen (Personal Flag)

Non Runner
6
6534
i
6

Grandpa's Arianna 41 

b f More Than Ready - Can't Bluff Me (Pine Bluff)

BF
3 8-9 b1
Jose OrtizKiaran McLaughlin
7
3-7434
i
7

Corey Q 43 

ch f Frost Giant - Magical Solution (Stormin Fever)

3 8-9
Javier CastellanoChad Brown
8
545062
i
8

Jacqueline D 55 

gr/ f Overdriven - Givonna S (Abaginone)

3 8-9
Luis ReyesDominick Schettino
9
79998
i
9

Lady Love 21 

ch f Justenuffhumor - Lady Bi Bi (Lord Avie)

3 8-9
Nik JuarezJohn Hertler
10
762
i
10
Lime green, white collar, white sleeves, pink chevrons, pink, cap (Grand Crue Farm, Llc)

Elegant Jem 21 

dk f Spring At Last - Elegant Finish (Speightstown)

Non Runner
11
827255
i
11
Beige, burgundy chevrons, burgundy hoop on sleeves (Allen, John, G)

Lady Allyn 81 

b f Bustin Stones - Treasured Lady (Hadrian's Wall)

Non Runner
Verdict

COREY Q may have finished in front of Grand Banks in a similar event at Belmont last month but for a wide trip and she is taken to put that form right today. Elegant Jem is another to make the shortlist for this contest.

18:18 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 16 Nov 2017

Race 3 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $17,010 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
413845
i
1

Splash Of Sass 8 

ch m Langfuhr - Seattle Splash (Chief Seattle)

D
5 8-12
Dylan DavisRobbie Davis
2
115-47
i
2

Another Genius 62 

b f Einstein - Countyourblessings (Golden Missile)

D
4 8-8
Francisco ArrietaAssaf Ronen
3
387125
i
3

Madame Barbarian 7 

dk f Stroll - Sweet Ober Melissa (Tale Of The Cat)

4 8-10
Manuel FrancoRichard Metivier
4
835575
i
4

Over My Head 42 

dk m Greeley's Galaxy - Lone Tree (Exploit)

6 8-8
Jorge RoblesJohn Morrison
5
274210
i
5

Promise Me Tiz 11 

b f Interactif - Tiz A' Greeley (Tiznow)

3 8-8
Trevor SimpsonRandi Persaud
6
4701/15-
i
6

One More Song 643 

dk m In Summation - Wagner's Music (Concerto)

D
6 8-8
Angel ArroyoJr John Toscano,
Verdict

ANOTHER GENIUS won a valuable allowance race late last year and the drop in grade can see this filly return to winning ways today. Madame Barbarian is another who is proven at a higher level than this, while Splash Of Sass completes the shortlist.

18:47 Aqueduct (USA) 16 Nov 2017

Race 4 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO plus)

Winner $37,800 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

1m

Good

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
25-
i
1

Momentiempo 348 

dk f Medaglia d'Oro - Ellie's Moment (Kris S.)

BF
3 8-9
Eric CancelJames Toner
2
44577
i
2

Gifted Lady 32 

ch f Distorted Humor - Forbidden Gift (A.P. Indy)

3 8-9
Nik JuarezMark Hennig
3
855-2
i
3

Merger Arbitrage 22 

dk f More Than Ready - Hopeful Union (Dixie Union)

3 8-9
Javier CastellanoChad Brown
4
32375
i
4

Lil Mo Gold 22 

b f Uncle Mo - Blushing Issue (Blushing John)

3 8-9
Jacqueline DavisTodd Beattie
5
045393
i
5

Aoife 22 

dk f Mastercraftsman - Bola De Cristal (Galileo)

3 8-9
Joe BravoThomas Albertrani
6
32
i
6

Greatreviews 238 

b f Leroidesanimaux - Flambe' (Fortunate Prospect)

3 8-9
Jose LezcanoWilliam Mott
7
4
i
7
Red, royal blue yoke, blue seams on sleeves, red cap (Aj Suited Racing Stable, Llc)

Forever Wife 22 

b f Medaglia d'Oro - Provence (Empire Maker)

Non Runner
8
359922
i
8

Pounds To Pennies 43 

ch f Exchange Rate - Cattoo (Storm Cat)

3 8-9
Manuel FrancoWilliam Mott
9
28
i
9

Rain On The Dune (GB)  97 

b f Frankel - Hurry Home Hillary (Deputed Testamony)

3 8-9
Jose OrtizH Motion
Verdict

MERGER ARBITRAGE posted a career best effort when runner-up at Belmont last time and, on that evidence, can get off the mark at the expense of Pounds To Pennies and US debutant Rain On The Dune.

19:17 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 16 Nov 2017

Race 5 - Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $35,910 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
1276
i
1

Satin Sheets 146 

b f Into Mischief - Wings of a Dove (Milwaukee Brew)

D BF
3 8-10
Nik JuarezSteven Asmussen
2
113212
i
2

Tainted Angel 28 

gr/ f Yes It's True - Super Slash (Smoke Glacken)

D BF
3 8-10
Jose OrtizRudy Rodriguez
3
31-5091
i
3

Lady Bergen 56 

dk f Temple City - Catinatree (Forestry)

3 8-8
Manuel FrancoJason Servis
4
133383
i
4

Decorator Jenn 50 

b f Shackleford - Gracilia (Mr. Greeley)

D
3 8-10
Junior AlvaradoLinda Rice
5
4-25418
i
5

Quick On The Draw 75 

b f Posse - Hey Darla (Evansville Slew)

D
3 8-8
Kendrick CarmoucheH Bond
6
1-39654
i
6

Frosty Gal 41 

dk f Frost Giant - Nick's Honor (Jump Start)

D BF
3 8-8
Eric CancelBarclay Tagg
7
3-2139
i
7

Cool As You Like 53 

b f Macho Uno - Fickle Factor (Touch Gold)

D
3 8-10
Luis SaezII John Terranova,
Verdict

TAINTED ANGEL has been a model of consistency and looks more than capable of a return to winning form at the main expense of Lady Bergen and Decorator Jenn.

19:47 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 16 Nov 2017

Race 6 - Maiden Special Weight (2YO only)

Winner $37,800 - 11 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
3
i
1

Fly So High 39 

b f Malibu Moon - Quiet Flight (Quiet American)

2 8-8
Jose OrtizIII Claude McGaughey
2
i
2

South Of The Shore 

dk f Union Rags - South Shore (Arch)

2 8-8
Javier CastellanoChad Brown
3
i
3

Ballston 

b f Giant's Causeway - Cayuga's Waters (Langfuhr)

2 8-8
Jose LezcanoWilliam Mott
4
4
i
4

Take Charge Tina 39 

dk f Take Charge Indy - Cape Discovery (Cape Town)

2 8-8
Eric CancelThomas Albertrani
5
4
i
5

Desert Isle 26 

dk f Bernardini - Eye Of The Sphynx (Smart Strike)

2 8-8
Rajiv MaraghH Motion
6
247
i
6

Lemoona 25 

ch f Lemon Drop Kid - Singita (Holy Bull)

2 8-8
Junior AlvaradoWilliam Mott
7
i
7

Cadeau De Paix 

b f Majestic Warrior - Awesome Gift (Street Cry)

2 8-8
Joe BravoH Bond
8
2
i
8

Miss Aliphant 39 

dk f Violence - Rockella (Tribal Rule)

2 8-8
Nik JuarezJeremiah Englehart
9
9
i
9

Mominou 88 

b f Congrats - Phanie Slam (Grand Slam)

2 8-8
Kendrick CarmoucheJames Toner
10
35
i
10

Moviemaker 25 

b f Curlin - Monserrat (Street Sense)

2 8-8
Dylan DavisMark Casse
11
6
i
11

Lil T N Lorraine 40 

ch f Majestic Warrior - J P Girl (Distorted Humor)

2 8-8
Manuel FrancoLeah Gyarmati
Verdict

FLY SO HIGH shaped with considerable promise on debut and is entitled to eke out improvement for the application of first-time Lasix. Desert Isle and Miss Aliphant look best of the remainder.

20:17 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 16 Nov 2017

Race 7 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $28,980 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
325615
i
1

Marriage Fever 27 

dk g Stormin Fever - Betroth (Cherokee Run)

D
8 8-8
Jose LezcanoDavid Cannizzo
2
314483
i
2

Praetereo 27 

gr/ g Giant's Causeway - Deb's Charm (Silver Charm)

D
9 8-10
Manuel FrancoSteve Klesaris
3
125131
i
3
Electric Blue, orange circle, orange cuffs on sleeves (Drawing Away Stable)

Point Hope 19 

b g Elusive Quality - Jinni (A.P. Indy)

D
Non Runner
4
316484
i
4

Dogtown 50 

ch g Stephen Got Even - Surf Babe (E Dubai)

D
5 8-12
Abel LezcanoAntonio Arriaga
5
723493
i
5

J S Bach 175 

b g Tale Of The Cat - Ten carat lady (Pulpit)

D
5 8-8
Jose OrtizLinda Rice
6
333311
i
6

Paid Admission 50 

b h Candy Ride - Seal Of Approval (Vindication)

D
5 8-10
Kendrick CarmoucheRaymond Handal
7
125013
i
7

Padilla 22 

b g With Distinction - Placable (Tactical Advantage)

D
7 8-10
Paco LopezAlfredo Velazquez
8
142153
i
8

Set The Trappe 19 

b g Trappe Shot - Broad Sound (Broad Brush)

BF
4 8-8
Javier CastellanoRobert Barbara
9
113246
i
9
Green, black ball, green cap (Kryptonite Racing)

Fratello Del Nord 32 

b h Northern Afleet - Colleen's Scorpion (Scorpion)

Non Runner
10
141162
i
10

Old Upstart 60 

dk g Offlee Wild - Darling Rachel (Fusaichi Pegasus)

D
6 8-12
Dylan DavisCarl Domino
Verdict

PAID ADMISSION looks capable of landing the hat-trick here and can make a winning start to life in the care of his new handler Raymond Handal. Set The Trappe is another who could be improved by a change of scenery, while Old Upstart looks to be on the upgrade and must be considered.

20:47 Aqueduct (USA) 16 Nov 2017

Race 8 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $37,171 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

6f

Good

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
41-6374
i
1

Banana Thief 50 

b g Kitten's Joy - Majestic Feline (Johar)

D
5 8-8
Nik JuarezSteven Asmussen
2
525117
i
2

Grand Sky 33 

b g Sky Mesa - Alfonsina (Grand Slam)

D BF
5 8-12
Manuel FrancoJason Servis
3
535571
i
3

E J's Legacy 26 

b g Freud - Jb's Golden Regret (Banker's Gold)

4 8-10
Angel ArroyoChris Englehart
4
7-54852
i
4

Whiskey Seven 25 

b g War Chant - Lady Rapper (Grand Slam)

D
4 8-8
Jose LezcanoLinda Rice
5
29-2673
i
5

Dream Doctor 42 

b g Freud - Jade Palace (Jade Hunter)

6 8-8
Joe BravoTim Woolley
6
467483
i
6

The Crocheron Kid 25 

b h Miracle Man - Five Songs (Forestry)

D
5 8-8
Eric CancelDavid Donk
7
3-08905
i
7

Cliffs Of Dover 25 

ch g English Channel - Ambidaxtrous (Deputy Commander)

5 8-8
Rosario MontanezThomas Bush
8
37-5117
i
8

Speightful Kitten 25 

b g Kitten's Joy - Speightful Lady (Speightstown)

D
3 8-9
Paco LopezLinda Rice
9
768464
i
9

Sandy'z Slew 25 

b g Limehouse - Charleston Springs (Capote)

D
7 8-8
Jose OrtizJeremiah Englehart
10
345362
i
10

Dr. Shane 50 

dk g Freud - French Link (Orientate)

D
4 8-8
Luis SaezN Esler
11
127579
i
11
Hot Pink, Black Diamond Frame (Flying P Stable)

Changewilldoyagood 11 

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

Non Runner
12
9-32479
i
12
Purple, lavender diamonds, lavender sleeves, purple chevrons, lavender diamonds on cap (Harold Lerner Llc And Nehoc Stables)

Runaway Lute 5 

dk c Midnight Lute - Nikki Tootsie (Waquoit)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

Speightful Kitten and Grand Sky both missed out on hat-tricks last time but are both entitled to return to their best. However, preference is for the much-improved DR. SHANE, who can go one better than his second last time.

21:17 Aqueduct (USA) 16 Nov 2017

Race 9 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $25,830 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

9

1m 110y

Good

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
223323
i
1

Paz The Wine 41 

gr/ f Mission Impazible - High Quality (Elusive Quality)

3 8-9
Jose OrtizH Motion
2
27-3650
i
2

Itsthemoney 21 

b f Langfuhr - Eleni's Hope (Strong Hope)

4 8-12
Dylan DavisEdward Barker
3
96868
i
3
Lavender, teal yoke, teal and lavender halved sleeves, teal and lavender quartered cap (Twin Farms Stables)

Tweet Street 153 

b f Quality Road - Canaryinacage (Mineshaft)

Non Runner
4
2-46559
i
4

Madame Ambassador 41 

ch f Simmard - Queen of Protocol (Housebuster)

3 8-9
Eric CancelDavid Donk
5
447274
i
5

Havana Affair 21 

dk f Courageous Cat - Yahk Forty (Lear Fan)

3 8-9
Victor LebronNicholas Zito
6
50-58
i
6

Icy Girl 97 

ch f Frost Giant - Leaping Lady (Mass Media)

3 8-9
Angel ArroyoAbigail Adsit
7
67
i
7

She's Cookin 49 

b f Shackleford - Culinary (El Amante)

3 8-9
Nik JuarezMark Hennig
8
823760
i
8
Royal blue, yellow triangle, yellow diamonds on sleeves, blue and yellow halved cap (Messina, Edward J And Butler, William J)

Reconsider It 43 

b f War Chant - Considerate (Leroidesanimaux)

Non Runner
9
797243
i
9
Royal Blue, Gold Ball, Gold Seams on Sleeves (WellSpring Stables)

Cetara 34 

ch f Giant's Causeway - Rock The Moon (Malibu Moon)

Non Runner
10
065
i
10

Forever Rising 21 

dk f Ghostzapper - Exiled Princess (Purge)

3 8-9 b1
Javier CastellanoRudy Rodriguez
11
08900
i
11

Tiffany's Vision 21 

dk f Pollard's Vision - Tiffygonewest (Western Expression)

3 8-9
Hector Jr DiazLeo O'Brien
Verdict

Forever Rising could be set for a more forward role now tried in blinkers, while the consistent Cetara can also get involved. However, PAZ THE WINE has hit the frame with regularity of late and could be the one primed for winning now.