18:20 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 20 Apr 2018

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $22,680 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
4755/26-
i
1

Mahabodhi Tree 434 

b m Into Mischief - Siddhartha (Buddha)

D
5 8-10
Hector Jr DiazOscar Barrera III
2
512-672
i
2

Dream Fever 28 

ch f Midshipman - Forest Patch (Forestry)

D BF
3 8-6
Kendrick CarmoucheBrad Cox
3
52-3522
i
3

Our Whim 12 

b m Sir Whimsey - Our Mimi (Our Emblem)

D
5 8-10
Paco LopezGary Contessa
4
123-663
i
4

Sand City 26 

b f City Zip - Honest to Betsy (Yonaguska)

D BF
4 8-12
Joe BravoAntonio Arriaga
5
40-8826
i
5

Ribbonite 14 

b f Griffinite - Western Lariat (Western Expression)

D
4 8-10
Dylan DavisRobbie Davis
6
641-436
i
6

Caoimhe 12 

b f Dublin - Cameo Mio (Belong To Me)

D
3 8-6
Luis Castro RodriguezGary Sciacca
7
433-212
i
7

Ouro Verde 55 

b f Astrology - Saintly Persuasion (Saint Ballado)

D
4 8-12
Manuel FrancoMichelle Nevin
Verdict

DREAM FEVER scored well last time and can follow up in this much more competitive affair, with the consistent duo Our Whim and Sand City set to be snapping at her heels.

18:54 Aqueduct (USA) 20 Apr 2018

Race 2 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $27,720 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

1m 110y

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
194-532
i
1

Savannah Belle 42 

b f Discreetly Mine - Charleston Girl (Grand Slam)

D BF
4 8-6
Paco LopezBrian Lynch
2
788-354
i
2

Queenofthechannel 56 

ch m English Channel - Promise Me a Prize (Prized)

D
5 8-6
Dylan DavisRichard Metivier
3
47252-1
i
3

Talkn Til Midnight 9 

b m Broken Vow - Datttcatsgotrhythm (Tale Of The Cat)

D
5 8-9
Irad Ortiz JrLinda Rice
4
4-54634
i
4
Olive green, white stars, white sleeves, olive cap (Woodland Farms)

Tiz A Kitten 6 

ch f Kitten's Joy - Tiz Mariand (Tiznow)

D
Non Runner
5
2412-86
i
5

Ultimate Cause 82 

dk m Giant's Causeway - Supreme (Empire Maker)

D BF
5 8-9 b1
Kendrick CarmoucheMichael Maker
6
044-142
i
6
Royal blue, white circle, yellow hoops on sleeves, yellow cap (Rodriguez, Rudy, R)

Anna Rae 21 

b m Tiz Wonderful - Fonda Ronda Two (Prized)

Non Runner
7
67211-5
i
7

Edisto Island 47 

dk f Bellamy Road - Blue Stream (King Of Kings)

D
4 8-12
Jose LezcanoMark Casse
8
0655-37
i
8

Peaches And Spice 34 

ch f Simmard - Especially Me (Coronado's Quest)

D
4 8-6
Hector Jr DiazJohn Quiles
Verdict

TALKN TIL MIDNIGHT obliged favourite-backers when getting her head in front and she can follow up at the expense of Savannah Belle, who was just a nose away last time. Tiz A Kitten is another to consider.

19:29 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 20 Apr 2018

Race 3 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO plus)

Winner $44,100 - 4 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
682-645
i
1

Pawn It Back 21 

dk g Put It Back - Finest Silver (Tapit)

5 8-12
Hector Jr DiazEduardo Jones
2
52
i
2

Ballard High 26 

b c Flat Out - Dress Parade (Victory Gallop)

3 8-4
John VelazquezLinda Rice
3
3
i
3
Blue, light blue sash, blue cap (Blue Heaven Farm)

Crimson King 48 

dk c Candy Ride - Maple Syrple (American Chance)

Non Runner
4
i
4

Proven Reserves 

b c Flatter - Oil Empress (Empire Maker)

3 8-4
Irad Ortiz JrChad Brown
5
32-2
i
5

Weather Wiz 21 

b c Tiznow - Stormy Welcome (Storm Cat)

4 8-12
Junior AlvaradoJames Jerkens
Verdict

BALLARD HIGH showed improvement when knocking on the door on his second start, and can build on that to score this time around. Crimson King and Weather Wiz are dangers who can give him plenty to think about.

20:05 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 20 Apr 2018

Race 4 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $20,790 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
7-2336
i
1

Theresa's Boy 54 

b c Graydar - Tessarini (Bernardini)

3 8-5
David CohenGary Contessa
2
8
i
2

Giant Rubies 27 

ch g Frost Giant - Red Diamond Lady (Full Mandate)

3 8-5
Pablo FragosoGary Sciacca
3
i
3

Cent Of A Giant 

gr/ g Frost Giant - Centrina (Wheelaway)

3 8-5
Trevor McCarthyRudy Rodriguez
4
80-5387
i
4

Wicked Huntsman 21 

b g Desert Party - Wicked Beauty (Vindication)

3 8-5
Trevor SimpsonMitchell Friedman
5
57-6625
i
5
Blue, Red Ball, Red Hoops On Sleeves, Red Cap (Madeline Cohn)

Ed's Quick Cat 12 

ch g Relato Del Gato - Magiclake (Meadowlake)

Non Runner
6
0
i
6

Casa Rae 27 

dk g Regal Ransom - Bema's Gold (Out Of Place)

3 8-5
Luis Castro RodriguezGary Sciacca
7
2-42465
i
7

Merger Of Banks 27 

gr/ c Bank Heist - Merger of Equals (Holy Bull)

3 8-5
Hector Jr DiazEduardo Jones
8
6-34324
i
8

Barefoot Angel 34 

ch g Pomeroy - Shoeless Angel (Wildcat Shoes)

BF
4 8-12
Eric CancelCharlton Baker
9
482-
i
9

Croatia 133 

dk c Congrats - Treasure Always (Summer Squall)

4 8-12
Paco LopezJames Ryerson
10
8
i
10
White, blue diamond frame, blue blocks on sleeves, blue cap (Linda Rice)

Masta Ace 27 

dk c Emcee - Pretty Reason (Fly So Free)

Non Runner
11
485-42
i
11
Blue, yellow diamond, blue and yellow quartered sleeves, blue diamonds on yellow cap (Shea D Boy's Stable)

O Shea Can U See 42 

dk g Curlin - Tropic Of Aquarius (Ghostzapper)

Non Runner
12
34-242
i
12
White, green hoop, two green hoops on sleeves, green cap (Sugar Maple Farm And Rapaport, H Lewis)

Susans Funnybone 14 

ch g D' Funnybone - Two Susans (Purge)

BF
Non Runner
13
735-566
i
13

Anything Pazible 27 

b g Mission Impazible - Lightning Pace (Regal Classic)

3 8-5
Kendrick CarmoucheRobert Falcone
14
45
i
14

Leading Storm 27 

b g Forty Tales - Leading Lioness (Lion Cavern)

3 8-5
Irad Ortiz JrRudy Rodriguez
Verdict

Croatia, Susans Funnybone and O Shea Can U See have all hit the frame of late and can play leading parts once again, but preference is for the consistent BAREFOOT ANGEL, who can make amends to supporters who sent him off favourite last time.

20:38 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 20 Apr 2018

Race 5 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO only)

Winner $41,580 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In - Result Stands
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
3-6162
i
1

Comeoncomeoncat 21 

ch g Discreet Cat - Classic Example (Maria's Mon)

D
3 8-6
Junior AlvaradoBruce Brown
2
151278-
i
2

Mr. Pete 145 

dk g Shanghai Bobby - Dakota Doll (Defrere)

D
3 8-9
Jose LezcanoJames Ryerson
3
11337-3
i
3

What A Catch 55 

ch c Justin Phillip - Catch My Fancy (Yes It's True)

D
3 8-9
John VelazquezTodd Pletcher
4
263-323
i
4

Morning Breez 28 

b c Morning Line - Tico Breeze (Carson City)

BF
3 8-9
Irad Ortiz JrCarlos Martin
5
4166-21
i
5

Analyze The Odds 40 

b c Overanalyze - The Sense Angel (Mineshaft)

D
3 8-9
Manuel FrancoTodd Pletcher
6
16-
i
6

Presence Of Mind 315 

b c Trappe Shot - Dixie Dawn (Dixie Union)

3 8-9
Eric CancelGeorge Weaver
Verdict

The consistent MORNING BREEZ could be the answer here, and he can outbattle recent winner Analyze The Odds at the finish. Presence Of Mind is interesting following a year off the track and is another to note in this contest short in numbers but not in quality.

21:11 Aqueduct (USA) 20 Apr 2018

Race 6 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $25,830 - 11 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

1m 110y

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
8707-24
i
1

Dublin Leprechaun 9 

dk g Dublin - High Flying Adore (Fusaichi Pegasus)

4 8-12
Samuel JimenezJohn Hertler
2
7-598
i
2

Scrutinize 14 

b c Overanalyze - Uamh Binn (Giant's Causeway)

3 8-4
Trevor SimpsonEdmund Pringle
3
54664-2
i
3

Sentry 42 

b g Smart Strike - Gaze (Danzig)

4 8-12
Manuel FrancoIII Claude McGaughey
4
73
i
4

Troopingthecolor 68 

dk g Parading - Crab Grass (Known Fact)

3 8-4
Trevor McCarthyBarclay Tagg
5
9980-46
i
5

Sidewinder 35 

gr/ g Rattlesnake Bridge - Spoken For (Victory Speech)

3 8-4
Paco LopezDominick Schettino
6
6-4
i
6

Dial Josh 64 

ch g Dialed In - Diadella (Diesis)

4 8-12
Abel LezcanoDavid Cannizzo
7
741990-
i
7

Arch Contender 194 

dk g Archarcharch - Lola's Love (Dubai Destination)

D
5 8-12
Michael LuzziJr John Toscano,
8
7656
i
8

Last Chant 27 

b c War Chant - Quiet Mover (Quiet American)

3 8-4
Dylan DavisEdward Barker
9
0-4
i
9

Texican 63 

dk g Bernardini - Bag Lady Jane (Devil's Bag)

4 8-12
Irad Ortiz JrChad Brown
10
556-
i
10

Mysterio 342 

ch g Broken Vow - Mystery Itself (Pulpit)

4 8-12
Angel ArroyoBruce Brown
11
35-88
i
11

Cumulative 62 

b c Lemon Drop Kid - Muirneen (Dynaformer)

4 8-12
David CohenRobertino Diodoro
Verdict

SENTRY has been steadily improving and can go one better than his second last time to take this at the expense of Troopingthecolor and Texican, who could be capable of more than they have shown on course so far.

21:44 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 20 Apr 2018

Race 7 - Allowance Optional Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $44,100 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

1m 1f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
136-515
i
1

Calculated Risker 42 

b c Into Mischief - Piccola Isola (Western Expression)

D
4 8-6
Irad Ortiz JrRaymond Handal
2
523515
i
2

Chilly Bon Bon 13 

ch g Frost Giant - Subtle Sweetness (During)

D
5 8-6
Abel LezcanoRandi Persaud
3
14-3331
i
3

Holy Week 21 

b h Pleasantly Perfect - Queen Bonnie (Bernstein)

D
6 8-12
Hector Jr DiazPhilip Serpe
4
344-542
i
4

Zabaione 35 

dk g Raffie's Majesty - Souffle (Distinctive Pro)

D
7 8-6
Angel ArroyoH Bond
5
324-222
i
5

Can You Diggit 28 

dk c Tiznow - Mineralogist (Mineshaft)

D BF
4 8-6
Junior AlvaradoJames Jerkens
6
117-421
i
6

Charming Indy 70 

ch g Girolamo - Shady Spot (Honor Glide)

D
5 8-12
Paco LopezChris Englehart
7
2153-31
i
7

Blugrascat's Smile 35 

b g Bluegrass Cat - Serenity's Smile (Dixie Brass)

D
5 8-12
Manuel FrancoCharlton Baker
Verdict

CHARMING INDY can win the battle of the recent winners, with Blugrascat's Smile and Holy Week filling the other podium positions.

22:17 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 20 Apr 2018

Race 8 - Allowance Optional Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $53,550 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
2334-33
i
1
Black And White Halves, black and white halved sleeves, Black And White halved Cap (Barry Schwartz)

Papa Shot 47 

b g Distorted Humor - Mindy Gold (A.P. Indy)

D
Non Runner
2
829413-
i
2

Bonus Points 146 

b c Majestic Warrior - Baby Love (Not For Love)

D
4 8-9
John VelazquezTodd Pletcher
3
4321-21
i
3

Flash Trading 75 

ch g Broken Vow - Spelling (Alphabet Soup)

D
6 8-9
Dylan DavisII John Terranova,
4
11/1922-
i
4

Splashtastic 327 

dk h Tiz Wonderful - Monrow (Fool the Experts)

D
5 8-6
Junior AlvaradoRudy Rodriguez
5
2113-14
i
5

Pioneer Spirit 47 

b h Malibu Moon - Hafifah (Machiavellian)

D BF
5 8-12
Kendrick CarmoucheBrad Cox
6
111157-
i
6

Timeline 209 

ch c Hard Spun - Azorina (Empire Maker)

D
4 8-6
Manuel FrancoChad Brown
7
63/1162-
i
7

Sunny Ridge 314 

gr/ g Holy Bull - Lignum Vitae (Songandaprayer)

D
5 8-6
Irad Ortiz JrJason Servis
Verdict

The consistent and well-travelled PAPA SHOT could have too much class for his rivals and can take this at the expense of Flash Trading, a handy winner last time. Sunny Ridge knocked on the door when last seen and has regularly competed at a good level.

22:49 Aqueduct (USA) 20 Apr 2018

Race 9 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $25,830 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

9

1m 110y

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
67-
i
1

Inevitable 291 

ch g Giant's Causeway - Francisca (Mizzen Mast)

4 8-12
Dylan DavisH Bond
2
272543-
i
2

Huracan 181 

dk g Tizway - Acts Of Karma (North Light)

BF
4 8-12
Dalton BrownNorman Follett
3
0
i
3

Stag Of Sylvia 42 

gr/ g Boys At Tosconova - Lady Buckingham (Formal Dinner)

3 8-4 b1
Samuel JimenezJohn Hertler
4
884-36
i
4

Victor Lounge (IRE)  42 

b g Declaration Of War - Miss Childrey (Dr Fong)

3 8-4
Kendrick CarmoucheDanny Gargan
5
075
i
5

Corinthian Spirit 21 

ch c Birdstone - Hookipa (Corinthian)

3 8-4
Eric CancelDavid Donk
6
i
6

Financial System 

dk g Twirling Candy - Early Vintage (Jump Start)

4 8-12
Irad Ortiz JrChad Brown
7
633-324
i
7

Champagne Papi 47 

b g Scat Daddy - Liz Hunter (Smart Strike)

4 8-12
Abel LezcanoAbigail Adsit
8
3524
i
8

A Lotta Wine 47 

b g High Cotton - Alotofappeal (Trippi)

3 8-4
Trevor McCarthyBruce Brown
9
704-255
i
9

Curlin's New Moon 35 

b c Curlin - New Moon On Monday (Malibu Moon)

BF
3 8-4
Jose LezcanoJames Ryerson
10
56
i
10
Red, yellow ball, red & yellow halved sleeves (Danny Chen)

Codylicious 21 

ch g Sidney's Candy - Boston Symphony (Boston Harbor)

Non Runner
11
3-64
i
11

Bourbon Boy 35 

b g Street Sense - Bourbonstreetgirl (Langfuhr)

3 8-4
Angel ArroyoPatrick Reynolds
12
28-3322
i
12
orange, black ball, black spots on sleeves, orange cap (Winning Move Stable, Pines Stables, Saltor Thoroughbred Stables And Grant, J)

The Chamo 12 

b c Turbo Compressor - Launch A Double (Bright Launch)

Non Runner
Verdict

THE CHAMO has knocked on the door the last twice and can get his day in the sun this time around. Champagne Papi and A Lotta Wine are consistent alternatives.