18:20 Aqueduct (USA) 20 Apr 2017

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO only)

Winner $34,650 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

1m

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
58-132
i
1
Lime green, large hot pink spots, hot pink armlets, lime cap (Kallenberg Farms)

Curiousncuriouser 20 

ch f Trappe Shot - American Megan (Quiet American)

D
3 8-6 b1
Kendrick CarmoucheMichelle Nevin
2
2035-13
i
2
Purple, mauve ball, purple diamonds on mauve sleeves, purple cap (Two Tone Farms)

Short Kakes 20 

ch f Kodiak Kowboy - Sweet Kakes (Roman Ruler)

D
3 8-6
Manuel FrancoDavid Cannizzo
3
521-512
i
3
Royal blue, gold triangle, two gold hoops on sleeves, blue cap (Bran Jam Stable And Clark, David W)

Summer Of Joy 26 

dk f Sky Mesa - La Princesse Jolie (Boone's Mill)

BF
3 8-6
C H VelasquezJr John Toscano,
4
412-353
i
4
Yellow, pink circle and rose, pink cuffs and cap (Dubb, Head Of Plains Partners Llc, The Elkstone Group Llc Et Al)

Woundwithhereyes 26 

dk f Include - That's A Trick (Mazel Trick)

3 8-6 b1
Junior AlvaradoRudy Rodriguez
5
62-1716
i
5
Gold, red lion, red hoop on sleeves, red cap (Hot Scot Racing Stables)

She's Had Enough 20 

ch f Stay Thirsty - Texas Punch (Two Punch)

D
3 8-6
Rajiv MaraghGary Contessa
6
413-641
i
6
Royal blue, white circle, yellow hoops on sleeves, yellow cap (Rodriguez, Rudy, R)

Wonderful Savvy 39 

ch f Tiz Wonderful - Romantic Journey (Broken Vow)

D
3 8-6
Irad Ortiz JrRudy Rodriguez
7
259-421
i
7
Blue, cream star, cream cap (Mount Brilliant Stable LLC)

Desert Duchess 35 

ch f Hard Spun - Aventina (Dynaformer)

D
3 8-6
Mitchell MurrillMichael Stidham
8
316
i
8
orange, royal blue yoke, royal blue and orange halved sleeves, orange cap (Martin Schwartz)

Maple Mo 60 

b f Uncle Mo - Dixie Talent (Dixie Union)

BF
Non Runner
Verdict

CURIOUSNCURIOUSER was only narrowly denied when second in a similar event over C&D last month and the daughter of Trappe Shot can be taken to go one better today. Desert Duchess could prove to be the main danger, ahead of Wonderful Savvy.

18:54 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 20 Apr 2017

Race 2 - Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $25,200 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

7f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
4-55541
i
1
Green, black ball, green cap (Kryptonite Racing)

Point Hope 14 

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

6 8-6
Luis ReyesOscar Barrera III
2
6-84522
i
2
Red, yellow ball, red & yellow halved sleeves (Danny Chen)

Marble Falls 26 

b g Giant's Causeway - Santa Croce (Saint Ballado)

D
7 8-6
Rosario MontanezEdward Barker
3
757-834
i
3
Black, White Yoke, hooped sleeves and cap (Steve Klesaris)

Bug Juice 20 

b g Mingun - Twilight Empress (Twilight Agenda)

D
9 8-6
Irad Ortiz JrSteve Klesaris
4
24-4311
i
4
Yellow, black ball, black and yellow halved sleeves, yellow cap (Alex Kazdan)

Monster Mash 14 

dk h Ghostzapper - Rose Frances (Crafty Prospector)

D
8 8-6
Jomar GarciaJr Dominic Giglio,
5
123-137
i
5
Dark blue, gold cross of lorraine, blue and gold quartered sleeves, gold cap (Rainbow's End Racing Stable Llc)

Tasunke Witco 12 

ch h High Cotton - Saint Gertrude (Saint Ballado)

5 8-8
Angel ArroyoThomas Morley
Verdict

TASUNKE WITCO won a $25,000 claimer over 6f here in February and he has been very highly tried in two subsequent starts. Back down in grade today, the five-year-old can get the better of Monster Mash and Marble Falls.

19:29 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 20 Apr 2017

Race 3 - Maiden Special Weight (2YO only)

Winner $63,001 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

4f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
i
1
Royal Blue, orange circle, orange sleeves with royal blue hoops, orange cap (Repole Stable)

Surprise Wonder 

b c Giant Surprise - Wonderwho'sbest (Three Wonders)

2 8-6
John VelazquezTodd Pletcher
2
i
2
Blue, white disc and cap (Nixon, Stephanie, B)

Stick Shaker 

dk c Scipion - Prebray (Yarrow Brae)

2 8-6
Jevian ToledoPhil Schoenthal
3
i
3
White, red circle, red collar and cuffs, red and white halved sleeves, white cap (Naipaul Chatterpaul)

Candy Monster 

b c Sidney's Candy - O'sotopretty (Soto)

2 8-6
Eric CancelNaipaul Chatterpaul
4
i
4
Maroon, Grey Diamond, Grey Bars On Sleeves (Poindexter Thoroughbreds LLC)

Rudy's Boy 

ch g Midshipman - Rudy's Edge (Added Edge)

2 8-6
Manuel FrancoDavid Cannizzo
5
i
5
Brown and green triangular thirds, green sleeves, brown cuffs, green cap, brown visor and button (Willow Racing Llc)

Walk And Talk 

dk c Stroll - Mythical Yarn (Johannesburg)

Non Runner
6
i
6
Black, gold chevron hoop, gold armlets on sleeves, quartered cap (Wesley Ward)

Magnanimus Man 

ch c New Year's Day - Lil Cozette (Kris S.)

2 8-6
Rayan GazaderWesley Ward
7
i
1A
Royal Blue, orange circle, orange sleeves with royal blue hoops, orange cap (Repole Stable)

Analyze The Odds 

b c Overanalyze - The Sense Angel (Mineshaft)

2 8-6
Irad Ortiz JrTodd Pletcher
Verdict

With no form to go on at all, marginal preference is for MAGNANIMUS MAN, whose trainer has had an outstanding start to the year with his juveniles. Analyze The Odds and Surprise Wonder also represent a powerful barn.

20:05 Aqueduct (USA) 20 Apr 2017

Race 4 - Claiming (4YO plus)

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

4

1m

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
25145-4
i
1
Yellow, pink circle and rose, pink cuffs and cap (Michael Dubb)

Literata 81 

ch m Read The Footnotes - Personal Wealth (Personal Flag)

D BF
Non Runner
2
63-5656
i
2
Hot pink, black lion, black circle on sleeves, pink cap (Caterbone, Jim And Caterbone, Margaret)

Shakesperian Dream 20 

dk m Shakespeare - Cocktailsandreams (Lucky North)

D
6 8-6
Dylan DavisGary Sciacca
3
11573-5
i
3
Kelly green, white horse, white hoop on sleeves, kelly green cap (Hobby Horse Stables)

Lightning Lilly 59 

ch m Roaring Fever - Lillyatthehelm (Helmsman)

D
Non Runner
4
3976-67
i
4
Dark blue, light blue chevrons, dark blue sleeves, pale blue cuffs and cap (Arnmore Thoroughbreds, Llc)

Nisharora (IRE)  33 

ch m Excellent Art - Art Fair (Alzao)

D
6 8-6 b
Eric CancelThomas Morley
5
9413-12
i
5
pink and blue diamonds, blue sleeves, pink seams, pink cap (Mahr, John)

Rockin Alli 55 

dk m Stonesider - All About Allison (City Zip)

D
5 8-6
Angel ArroyoRaymond Handal
6
424-531
i
6
Black, Gold Stars, Black Sleeves, Black Cap (Ben Mondello)

Resilient One 53 

b m Hard Spun - Amandatude (Aptitude)

D
5 8-6
Manuel FrancoDavid Cannizzo
7
24633-9
i
7
Black, Green Diamond hoop, Diamonds On Black Sleeves, Green Cap (Joseph Bucci)

Comet Sixty Two 59 

gr/ m Stroll - Romance Dance (Vision And Verse)

D
6 8-6
Rajiv MaraghRobert Barbara
8
3-06756
i
8
Purple, gold chevrons, gold cap (Henning, Dan)

Roman Reign 19 

dk m Roman Ruler - Dixie Doree (Dixie Brass)

6 8-6
Luis ReyesRichard Metivier
9
713
i
9
Red, Gold Braids, Red Sleeves, Red Cap (Stud El Aguila)

Maria Got Even 14 

b m Stephen Got Even - Mariisima (Jed Forest)

D
Non Runner
10
6115-13
i
10
Dark green and red diamonds, green collar, green sleeves, two red hoops, green cap, red button (Thorne, Jonathan, Kennedy, Stephen And Corms Racing Stable)

Flick Of An Eye 46 

dk m Afleet Express - Dignified Diva (Meadowlake)

D BF
Non Runner
11
142-155
i
11
Chocolate, light blue sleeves, chocolate and light blue quartered cap (Hilly Fields Stable, Siskin, Jeff, Levy, Arnold Aron And Witz, Frank)

One Penny Piece (GB)  22 

b m Archipenko - Silken Promise (Pulpit)

D
6 8-8
Kendrick CarmouchePhilip Serpe
12
113-235
i
1A
Yellow, pink circle and rose, pink cuffs and cap (Dubb, Michael And The Elkstone Group)

La Inesperada 19 

dk m Tiz Wonderful - Windborne (Forest Wildcat)

D
5 8-6
Irad Ortiz JrRudy Rodriguez
Verdict

ROCKIN ALLI has been running consistently well and she is fancied to notch up a fifth career success, possibly at the main expense of La Inesperada and Resilient One.

20:38 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 20 Apr 2017

Race 5 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $19,530 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
883
i
1
Purple, white diamond hoop, white seams on sleeves, white cap (Matties Racing Stable LLC)

Luzinski 20 

b c Flashy Bull - Lady Louise (Stalwart)

3 8-5
Dylan DavisGregg Matties
2
9-24
i
2
Royal blue, gold circle and cuffs on sleeves, gold cap (Novak, Brian And Kerry)

Dublin My Money 41 

b g Dublin - Star One One (Caller I. D.)

3 8-5
Kendrick CarmoucheMichelle Nevin
3
332-544
i
3
Green, yellow ball, red collar, black diamonds on yellow sleeves, yellow cap, black diamond (Spicer, Clinton)

Spicy Sider 20 

b g Stonesider - Suki (Scarlet Ibis)

5 8-12
Luis ReyesRandi Persaud
4
9
i
4
Black, white sash, white sleeves, black chevrons, black cap (McPoland, Michael)

The Donald Problem 6 

ch g Dublin - Honey Mou (Eddington)

3 8-5
Pablo FragosoJohn Quiles
5
2762-34
i
5
Blue, Red Ball, Red Hoops On Sleeves, Red Cap (Madeline Cohn)

Red Hook Express 15 

dk g Fast Draw - My Favorite Pet (Favorite Trick)

5 8-12
Rosario MontanezScott Mallon
6
0644
i
6
Blue, yellow ball, black horses head, yellow spots on sleeves, black cap (Island Wind Racing)

Cournoyer 18 

ch c Shackleford - Spanish Post (Flatter)

3 8-5
Rajiv MaraghChris Englehart
7
3-942
i
7
Royal Blue, orange circle, orange sleeves with royal blue hoops, orange cap (Repole Stable)

Mo Focused 32 

b g Uncle Mo - Tamboorensnshampan (Deerhound)

3 8-5
Manuel FrancoTodd Pletcher
8
043-354
i
8
Black, white ball, gold bars on sleeves, black cap (Magic Carpet Racing)

Nut Nut 25 

b g Girolamo - Aristo (Adcat)

3 8-5
Angel ArroyoBruce Brown
9
896-936
i
9
Royal blue, light blue seams, royal blue sleeves and cap (Alan Brodsky)

Right Ben 32 

dk g Here Comes Ben - Time Saver (Mazel Trick)

Non Runner
Verdict

MO FOCUSED just failed to last home over the extended 1m here latest and he can go one better now dropping back in trip. Red Hook Express and Dublin My Money might be left to fight out minor honours.

21:11 Aqueduct (USA) 20 Apr 2017

Race 6 - Starter Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $36,540 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

1m 110y

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
814-226
i
1
Turquoise, gold diamond hoop, gold hoops on sleeves, gold cap (Three Diamonds Farm)

St. Louie 35 

dk g Arch - Seeking an Angel (Seeking The Gold)

D BF
5 8-8
Manuel FrancoMichael Maker
2
2517-37
i
2
Yellow, royal blue sleeves, blue and yellow halved cap (Check Mark Stables Llc)

Otto 35 

ch c Gio Ponti - Euroslew (Seattle Slew)

D
4 8-8
Rajiv MaraghH Bond
3
208-521
i
3
Light blue, yellow braces, yellow sleeves, light blue stars, yellow and light blue halved cap (Schera, Matthew)

Snow Fighter 20 

dk g Candy Ride - Aspen Light (Bernardini)

D
4 8-8
Hector Jr DiazCarlos Martin
4
1223
i
4
Black, white and silver sash, white and silver stripe on sleeves, white cap (Santa Ines Stable And Valente, Roddy J)

Planet Trailblazer (BRZ)  26 

ch c Pioneering - Rubidia (Redattore)

BF
4 8-8
Kendrick CarmoucheA Avila
5
23332-1
i
5
Light green, black yoke and star, black cap (Midwest Thoroughbreds, Inc)

Noble And True 45 

b g Giant's Causeway - Baghdaria (Royal Academy)

D
4 8-10
Irad Ortiz JrDanny Gargan
6
477-112
i
6
Gold, Royal Blue diamond, Gold and Blue Diabolo on Sleeves, Gold Cap (The Players Group)

Dogtown 26 

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

D
Non Runner
7
861
i
7
Turquoise, large gold spots, turquoise dots on gold sleeves, turquoise cap (Zayat Stables, Llc And Mott, William I)

Compagno 25 

b c Gio Ponti - Well Heeled Lady (Broad Brush)

3 8-2 (ow2)
Junior AlvaradoWilliam Mott
8
422-555
i
8
Red (Mane Event Stable)

Nominal Dollars 26 

dk g Northern Afleet - Double Flyight (Flying Continental)

D
4 8-8
Rosario MontanezDavid Cannizzo
9
65/4-521
i
9
Yellow, pink circle and rose, pink cuffs and cap (Michael Dubb)

Bunyaan 25 

b g Invasor - Basaata (Dixieland Band)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

BUNYAAN was a runaway winner last time and can continue on his merry way to account for the impressive Compagno, who is respected, and Dogtown who narrowly missed out on a hat-trick last time.

21:44 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 20 Apr 2017

Race 7 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO only)

Winner $35,910 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

7f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
32-1724
i
1
White, green and black hoop, green and black hoop on sleeves, white cap (Trzcinski, Stanley, J)

Bertranda 10 

dk f Boys At Tosconova - Princess Maura (Cape Canaveral)

Non Runner
2
124-42
i
2
Royal Blue, orange circle, orange sleeves with royal blue hoops, orange cap (Repole Stable)

Overnegotiate 25 

b f Overdriven - Contractual (Elusive Quality)

3 8-10
Rajiv MaraghTodd Pletcher
3
58-3231
i
3
Gold, Black Ball (Rudina Stable)

Groton St Scout 26 

dk f Boys At Tosconova - Spirit Of Nature (Dehere)

Non Runner
4
432212-
i
4
Lime green, white cross sashes, green and white quartered cap (Francis Paolangeli)

Tiznow's Smile 111 

dk f Tiznow - Serenity's Smile (Dixie Brass)

3 8-10
Manuel FrancoCharlton Baker
5
314
i
5
Red, white diamond hoop, red cap (Peter Kazamias)

Zealous Scholar 25 

ch f Here's Zealous - Scholarship (Deputy Commander)

3 8-10
Eric CancelPeter Kazamias
6
124-131
i
6
White, purple triangle, purple chevrons on sleeves, purple cap (Lianna Stables, Inc)

Tainted Angel 32 

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

3 8-10
Irad Ortiz JrRudy Rodriguez
7
1
i
7
Fluorescent orange, royal blue sleeves, orange hoop, orange cap (Kem Stables)

Satin Sheets 33 

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

3 8-10
Kendrick CarmoucheSteven Asmussen
8
141
i
8
Royal blue, white circle, white circle on sleeves, blue cap (Dck Racing)

On The Fringe 7 

b f Friend Or Foe - Lune (Rahy)

D
3 8-8
Junior AlvaradoGary Contessa
Verdict

Groton St Scout and Tainted Angel were both impressive victors last time but need to prove they can handle the step up in levels now, so preference is for TIZNOW'S SMILE, who narrowly failed in a stakes contest but can land a telling blow now.

22:17 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 20 Apr 2017

Race 8 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $17,639 - 12 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
6646
i
1
Green, blue circle, royal blue sleeves, green ball, royal blue cap (E V Racing Stable)

Sound Of The Tap 15 

b g Red Giant - Smokin Sarah (Smokin Mel)

4 8-12
Eric CancelNaipaul Chatterpaul
2
62564-4
i
2
Electric Blue, orange circle, orange cuffs on sleeves (Drawing Away Stable)

Play Big 105 

dk g Twirling Candy - Gowestforgold (Java Gold)

4 8-12
Rosario MontanezJr John Toscano,
3
633-433
i
3
White, black diamond hoop, red hoop on sleeves, red cap (David Jacobson)

Joywave 15 

b g Harlan's Holiday - Cape Cod Bay (Cape Town)

4 8-12
Dylan DavisDavid Jacobson
4
920-763
i
4
Kelly green, pink dots, green and pink halved sleeves, pink cap (Patricia Generazio)

Put The Boss Back 27 

ch g Put It Back - Mommie's the Boss (Holy Bull)

3 8-4
Manuel FrancoJames Ryerson
5
4-682
i
5
Black, white diamond, white chevrons on sleeves, black cap (Morton, Tobey, L)

Thirsty Actor 27 

dk g Stay Thirsty - Actslikealady (Lord Carson)

3 8-4
Michael LuzziJohn Kimmel
6
i
6
Blue, white disc and cap (Samuel, Philip)

Happygetlucky 

ch g Frost Giant - Paugus Bay (Way West)

4 8-12
Addiel AyalaGregg Matties
7
957324
i
7
Red, grey star, grey sleeves, red cap, grey peak (Guyana Rocky Llc)

Dublin Express 6 

ch g Dublin - Front Cover (Western Expression)

3 8-4 (ow1)
Rajiv MaraghRandi Persaud
8
96
i
8
Orange, black circle and dragon, black cap (Cohn, Jeffrey)

Jed Tennessee 27 

gr/ c Hansen - My Lady Avie (With Approval)

3 8-4 (ow2)
Luis ReyesEmron Ibrahim
9
i
9
Grey, dark blue ball, blue hoops on sleeves, blue cap (Treadway Racing Stable)

Prost 

dk c Congrats - J P Girl (Distorted Humor)

3 8-4 (ow1)
Kendrick CarmoucheLeah Gyarmati
10
97750
i
10
Orange and green stripes, pink sleeves, green chevrons, green cap (Blake, Paul A And Chin, Peter A)

T R Royal 6 

gr/ g Golden Missile - Country Blue (Runaway Groom)

4 8-12
Dalton BrownRandi Persaud
11
24
i
11
White, Navy Blue Sleeves, White Cap (De Renzo, Dean And Hartley, Randall)

Correjon 15 

dk g Cool Coal Man - La Raine of Terror (Gen Stormin'norman)

3 8-4 b1
Irad Ortiz JrRudy Rodriguez
12
i
12
White, purple sash, yellow and purple diamonds on sleeves, purple cap (The Estate Of Clyde Rice)

Wonderman 

b g Tiz Wonderful - Pleasant Ballerina (Read The Footnotes)

3 8-4 (ow2)
C H VelasquezLinda Rice
13
80-4065
i
1A
White, red circle, red collar and cuffs, red and white halved sleeves, white cap (E V Racing Stable And Chatterpaul, Naipaul)

Sir Temple City 48 

dk g Temple City - Reba's Cat (Consolidator)

Non Runner
Verdict

JOYWAVE looks the most consistent of these and could be the one to side with. Thirsty Actor made big improvements to be second last time, while Dublin Express is another who looks to be heading in the right direction.