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
Black, hot pink ball, black star, pink hoops on sleeves (Jairo Espinosa)

Mahabodhi Tree 434 

b m Into Mischief - Siddhartha (Buddha)

D
5 8-10
Hector Jr DiazOscar Barrera III
2
512-672
i
2
White, red ball, red sleeves, white hoops, white cap (Landers, Steve)

Dream Fever 28 

ch f Midshipman - Forest Patch (Forestry)

D BF
3 8-6
Kendrick CarmoucheBrad Cox
3
52-3522
i
3
Black, gold circle, black sleeves and cap (Empire State Thoroughbreds)

Our Whim 12 

b m Sir Whimsey - Our Mimi (Our Emblem)

D
5 8-10
Paco LopezGary Contessa
4
123-663
i
4
Gold, Royal Blue diamond, Gold and Blue Diabolo on Sleeves, Gold Cap (The Players Group)

Sand City 26 

b f City Zip - Honest to Betsy (Yonaguska)

D BF
4 8-12
Joe BravoAntonio Arriaga
5
40-8826
i
5
Turquoise, black ball, pink and turquoise halved sleeves, black cap (Paddock Proud And Davis, Robbie G)

Ribbonite 14 

b f Griffinite - Western Lariat (Western Expression)

D
4 8-10
Dylan DavisRobbie Davis
6
641-436
i
6
Yellow, blue star, blue sleeves, yellow stars, blue cap (S And P Stables)

Caoimhe 12 

b f Dublin - Cameo Mio (Belong To Me)

D
3 8-6
Luis Castro RodriguezGary Sciacca
7
433-212
i
7
Cherry, orange cross sashes and collar, cherry sleeves, white cap (Nevin, Michelle And Sunny Jim Fitzsimmons Racing)

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
Blue, white cap (Bradley, Mike And Schmeling, Mike)

Savannah Belle 42 

b f Discreetly Mine - Charleston Girl (Grand Slam)

D BF
4 8-6
Paco LopezBrian Lynch
2
788-354
i
2
Orange, white diamond, white sleeves, black seams, black cap (Boston Boyz Racing Llc)

Queenofthechannel 56 

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

D
5 8-6
Dylan DavisRichard Metivier
3
47252-1
i
3
Hot pink, two blue hoops on sleeves, blue cap (Lady Sheila Stable)

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
Orange and turquoise halves, turquoise sleeves, orange cap (Skychai Racing Llc)

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
White, red hoop, red hoop on sleeves, red cap (Casse, Tina)

Edisto Island 47 

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

D
4 8-12
Jose LezcanoMark Casse
8
0655-37
i
8
White, blue triangle, white and blue halved sleeves, white cap (John Quiles)

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
Orange, white circle, orange cap (Nelson Berberena)

Pawn It Back 21 

dk g Put It Back - Finest Silver (Tapit)

5 8-12
Hector Jr DiazEduardo Jones
2
52
i
2
Red, white braces, red and blue halved sleeves, white cap (Mark Stanley)

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
White, red braces, red and white halved sleeves (Klaravich Stables, Inc)

Proven Reserves 

b c Flatter - Oil Empress (Empire Maker)

3 8-4
Irad Ortiz JrChad Brown
5
32-2
i
5
Tan, red sash, red sleeves, tan and red quartered cap (Centennial Farms)

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
Red, yellow diamond hoop, yellow hoop on sleeves, yellow cap (Moirano, John L And Cotrone, Theresa)

Theresa's Boy 54 

b c Graydar - Tessarini (Bernardini)

3 8-5
David CohenGary Contessa
2
8
i
2
Royal blue, black cross sashes, black chevrons on sleeves, blue cap (Ebx Racing Stable)

Giant Rubies 27 

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

3 8-5
Pablo FragosoGary Sciacca
3
i
3
White, orange stars, blue stars on sleeves, white cap, blue star (Sunrise Stables)

Cent Of A Giant 

gr/ g Frost Giant - Centrina (Wheelaway)

3 8-5
Trevor McCarthyRudy Rodriguez
4
80-5387
i
4
White, Red Ball, Red Chevrons on Sleeves, Red Cap (Richard Greeley)

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
White, burgundy ball, burgundy diamonds on sleeves, burgundy cap (Louis Lazzinnaro Llc)

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
Red, white diamond hoop, red cap (Peter Kazamias)

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
Copper, black chevrons, black cap (Saul Kupferberg)

Barefoot Angel 34 

ch g Pomeroy - Shoeless Angel (Wildcat Shoes)

BF
4 8-12
Eric CancelCharlton Baker
9
482-
i
9
Royal Blue, Gold Ball,  Gold  Seams on Sleeves (WellSpring Stables)

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
Electric Blue, orange circle, orange cuffs on sleeves (Drawing Away Stable)

Anything Pazible 27 

b g Mission Impazible - Lightning Pace (Regal Classic)

3 8-5
Kendrick CarmoucheRobert Falcone
14
45
i
14
Pink, silver chevrons, pink cap (Loftus, Elizabeth, Rodriguez, Rudy R And Imperio, Michael)

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
Red, black yoke and crown, black stripes on sleeves, red cap (Three Crowns Farm)

Comeoncomeoncat 21 

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

D
3 8-6
Junior AlvaradoBruce Brown
2
151278-
i
2
Orange and purple diagonal stripes, orange sleeves, orange and purple quartered cap (Nirvana Stables)

Mr. Pete 145 

dk g Shanghai Bobby - Dakota Doll (Defrere)

D
3 8-9
Jose LezcanoJames Ryerson
3
11337-3
i
3
Hot pink, black circle, black cap (Gary Barber)

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
Light blue, white sash, white hoops on sleeves, white cap (Caputo, John And Lady Delpo And The Boys Racing Llc)

Morning Breez 28 

b c Morning Line - Tico Breeze (Carson City)

BF
3 8-9
Irad Ortiz JrCarlos Martin
5
4166-21
i
5
Royal Blue, orange circle, orange sleeves with royal blue hoops, orange cap (Repole Stable)

Analyze The Odds 40 

b c Overanalyze - The Sense Angel (Mineshaft)

D
3 8-9
Manuel FrancoTodd Pletcher
6
16-
i
6
Green, yellow ball, yellow sleeves,  green hoops, yellow cap (Spa City Stables)

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
Hunter green, pink braces, pink sleeves, two green hoops, pink cap (Delores Ochota)

Dublin Leprechaun 9 

dk g Dublin - High Flying Adore (Fusaichi Pegasus)

4 8-12
Samuel JimenezJohn Hertler
2
7-598
i
2
Rose and white diamonds, white sleeves, rose diamond hoop, rose cap (Badine, Kirk)

Scrutinize 14 

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

3 8-4
Trevor SimpsonEdmund Pringle
3
54664-2
i
3
White, cherry hoop, cherry sleeves, white cap (Stuart Janney, Iii)

Sentry 42 

b g Smart Strike - Gaze (Danzig)

4 8-12
Manuel FrancoIII Claude McGaughey
4
73
i
4
Royal blue, white palm tree (William M Backer Revocable Trust)

Troopingthecolor 68 

dk g Parading - Crab Grass (Known Fact)

3 8-4
Trevor McCarthyBarclay Tagg
5
9980-46
i
5
Fuchsia, black stars, black sleeves, fuchsia seams, fuchsia cap (Rosenthal, Robert D , Greenberg, Martin, Como, Salvatore And Sal-lou J G Stable)

Sidewinder 35 

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

3 8-4
Paco LopezDominick Schettino
6
6-4
i
6
Dark blue, orange chevrons, blue sleeves, orange cuffs and cap (Z R J Stables)

Dial Josh 64 

ch g Dialed In - Diadella (Diesis)

4 8-12
Abel LezcanoDavid Cannizzo
7
741990-
i
7
Blue, red lightning bolt, red sleeves, blue hoop, red cap (Schiulaz, Chris)

Arch Contender 194 

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

D
5 8-12
Michael LuzziJr John Toscano,
8
7656
i
8
Blue, white stars, red sleeves, white chevrons, red cap (Corbett, Glenn, P)

Last Chant 27 

b c War Chant - Quiet Mover (Quiet American)

3 8-4
Dylan DavisEdward Barker
9
0-4
i
9
Yellow, orange diamond, brown sleeves, white stripes, white cap (Bass Racing, Llc)

Texican 63 

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

4 8-12
Irad Ortiz JrChad Brown
10
556-
i
10
Turquoise and purple quartered, turquoise sleeves, turquoise and purple quartered cap (Castle Village Farm)

Mysterio 342 

ch g Broken Vow - Mystery Itself (Pulpit)

4 8-12
Angel ArroyoBruce Brown
11
35-88
i
11
Green (M And M Racing)

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
Blue and yellow quarters, blue sleeves, yellow cuffs, blue cap, yellow visor (Macwilliams, Patrick, O)

Calculated Risker 42 

b c Into Mischief - Piccola Isola (Western Expression)

D
4 8-6
Irad Ortiz JrRaymond Handal
2
523515
i
2
Red, grey star, grey sleeves, red cap, grey peak (Guyana Rocky Llc)

Chilly Bon Bon 13 

ch g Frost Giant - Subtle Sweetness (During)

D
5 8-6
Abel LezcanoRandi Persaud
3
14-3331
i
3
Blue, grey stripes, white sleeves, white cap (Carl Buhr)

Holy Week 21 

b h Pleasantly Perfect - Queen Bonnie (Bernstein)

D
6 8-12
Hector Jr DiazPhilip Serpe
4
344-542
i
4
Royal blue, white ball, white circle on sleeves, blue cap (Bond Racing Stable)

Zabaione 35 

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

D
7 8-6
Angel ArroyoH Bond
5
324-222
i
5
Green and white quartered, white stripes on sleeves, green and white halved cap (Broman, Sr , Chester And Mary)

Can You Diggit 28 

dk c Tiznow - Mineralogist (Mineshaft)

D BF
4 8-6
Junior AlvaradoJames Jerkens
6
117-421
i
6
Purple, white diamond frame, white diamond hoop and cuffs on sleeves, purple cap, white stripes (My Purple Haze Stables, Joemar Racing Stables And Smedshammer, Trond)

Charming Indy 70 

ch g Girolamo - Shady Spot (Honor Glide)

D
5 8-12
Paco LopezChris Englehart
7
2153-31
i
7
Lime green, white cross sashes, green and white quartered cap (Francis Paolangeli)

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
Turquoise, gold diamond hoop, gold hoops on sleeves, gold cap (Three Diamonds Farm)

Bonus Points 146 

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

D
4 8-9
John VelazquezTodd Pletcher
3
4321-21
i
3
White, Royal Blue Ball, Blue Seams On Sleeves, Blue Cap (Gatsas Thoroughbreds LLC)

Flash Trading 75 

ch g Broken Vow - Spelling (Alphabet Soup)

D
6 8-9
Dylan DavisII John Terranova,
4
11/1922-
i
4
Yellow, pink circle and rose, pink cuffs and cap (Dubb, Michael, Bethlehem Stables Llc And The Elkstone Group Llc)

Splashtastic 327 

dk h Tiz Wonderful - Monrow (Fool the Experts)

D
5 8-6
Junior AlvaradoRudy Rodriguez
5
2113-14
i
5
White, red ball, red sleeves, white hoops, white cap (Landers, Steve)

Pioneer Spirit 47 

b h Malibu Moon - Hafifah (Machiavellian)

D BF
5 8-12
Kendrick CarmoucheBrad Cox
6
111157-
i
6
Forest green, yellow hoop, green sleeves and cap (Woodford Racing, Llc)

Timeline 209 

ch c Hard Spun - Azorina (Empire Maker)

D
4 8-6
Manuel FrancoChad Brown
7
63/1162-
i
7
Yellow and white diamonds, yellow sleeves, white chevrons, yellow cap (Dennis Drazin)

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
Maroon, white diamond frame, white diamonds on sleeves, maroon cap (William Clifton, Jr)

Inevitable 291 

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

4 8-12
Dylan DavisH Bond
2
272543-
i
2
Yellow, black ball, black and yellow halved sleeves, yellow cap (Alex Kazdan)

Huracan 181 

dk g Tizway - Acts Of Karma (North Light)

BF
4 8-12
Dalton BrownNorman Follett
3
0
i
3
Lime green, white sleeves, black blocks, lime cap (Crossed Sabres Farm Llc)

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
red, white chevron, white stars on sleeves, white cap (Davis, Keith, J)

Victor Lounge (IRE)  42 

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

3 8-4
Kendrick CarmoucheDanny Gargan
5
075
i
5
Yellow, dark brown sash, light brown sleeves, dark brown seams, yellow cap (Donald Ogden)

Corinthian Spirit 21 

ch c Birdstone - Hookipa (Corinthian)

3 8-4
Eric CancelDavid Donk
6
i
6
White, red braces, white and red halved sleeves, red cap (Klaravich Stables, Inc And Lawrence, William H)

Financial System 

dk g Twirling Candy - Early Vintage (Jump Start)

4 8-12
Irad Ortiz JrChad Brown
7
633-324
i
7
Royal blue, pink sleeves (Hinkhouse, Joseph, A)

Champagne Papi 47 

b g Scat Daddy - Liz Hunter (Smart Strike)

4 8-12
Abel LezcanoAbigail Adsit
8
3524
i
8
Pink, royal blue yoke, blue dots on sleeves, blue cap (Our Sugar Bear Stable Llc)

A Lotta Wine 47 

b g High Cotton - Alotofappeal (Trippi)

3 8-4
Trevor McCarthyBruce Brown
9
704-255
i
9
Kelly green, pink dots, green and pink halved sleeves, pink cap (Patricia Generazio)

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
Lavender, teal yoke, teal and lavender halved sleeves, teal and lavender quartered cap (Twin Farms Stables)

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.