17:20 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 21 Jan 2018

Race 1 - Maiden Claiming (3YO only)

Winner $28,980 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
766640-
i
1
Black, gold ball, pink and black hooped sleeves (Darlene Bilinski)

Lake Party 58 

b c Desert Party - Lake Princess (Salt Lake)

3 8-8 (ow1)
Angel ArroyoGary Contessa
2
i
2
Blue, white stars, red sleeves, white chevrons, red cap (Gpc Racing Stables)

Last Chant 

b c War Chant - Quiet Mover (Quiet American)

3 8-8
Joshua NavarroEdward Barker
3
i
3
Black, gold hollow box, gold cuffs on sleeves, gold cap, black peak (Gold Square LLC)

Heyitsnricopalazo 

b c Emcee - Barbados Beauty (Speightstown)

3 8-8
Manuel FrancoJeremiah Englehart
4
i
4
Black, silver braces, silver seams on sleeves, silver and black quartered cap (Englehart, Jeremiah, C)

The Mason Factor 

b g The Factor - Haggith (Thunder Gulch)

3 8-8
Trevor McCarthyJeremiah Englehart
5
6542-
i
5
Red, white diamond hoop, red cap (Peter Kazamias)

Merger Of Banks 46 

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

3 8-8
Paco LopezEduardo Jones
6
70-8
i
6
Pink, black star, black sleeves, pink chevrons, pink cap (Maragh, Collin, Sunrise Stables And Golden Goose Enterprise Llc)

Mr. Skittles 8 

b c Heavy Breathing - Spinnergy (Bernardini)

3 8-8
Luis ReyesCollin Maragh
7
006-
i
7
Royal blue, silver yoke and 'jt', silver chevrons on sleeves (Fellows, Patricia And Trezza, Joseph)

Mickey T 44 

dk c Courageous Cat - Eyes Of Love (Put It Back)

Non Runner
8
7-
i
8
Red, yellow diamond hoop, yellow hoop on sleeves, yellow cap (Moirano, John L And Cotrone, Theresa)

Theresa's Boy 190 

b c Graydar - Tessarini (Bernardini)

3 8-8
Carlos DelgadoGary Contessa
Verdict

It is hard to oppose MERGER OF BANKS, who arrives here on the back of a narrow defeat here last month. Last Chant and Heyitsnricopalazo have shown promise in their workouts and can go well on debut.

17:50 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 21 Jan 2018

Race 2 - Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $17,010 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
622155-
i
1
Green and red diamonds, red sleeves, green cap (Tita, John P , Roncari Marconi, Leslie And Miceli, Michael)

Mary Pray For Us 44 

b m Touch Gold - Winloc's Hail Mary (Capote)

D
5 8-6
Eric CancelMichael Miceli
2
716842-
i
2
Burgundy and champagne blocks, champagne cap (Barry Ostrager)

Luna Rising 55 

b f Stay Thirsty - Tangier Sound (Rahy)

D
4 8-8
Manuel FrancoMichelle Nevin
3
343237-
i
3
White, red ball, green checks on red sleeves, red and green halved cap (Mr Amore Stable)

R Lucky Charm 121 

b m Kantharos - Presentation (Gold Case)

D BF
5 8-6
Nicky FigueroaJason Servis
4
1645/46-
i
4
Orange, blue sleeves, orange chevrons, blue cap (Carl Lizza Racing Stables, Llc And Imperio, Michael)

Town Tart 36 

dk m Tizdejavu - Raging Storm (Unbridled Energy)

D
5 8-6
Paco LopezRudy Rodriguez
5
542181-
i
5
Metallic silver, red triangle, silver sleeves, red hoops, red cap, silver visor (Silver Streak Stables And Peluso, Peter)

Spinyatta 85 

ch f Hard Spun - Senora Cat (Cozzene)

D
4 8-11
Trevor McCarthyRudy Rodriguez
6
154531-
i
6
White, black circle (Corrente, Louis)

Leah's Dream 36 

dk f Astrology - Officer Leah (Officer)

D
4 8-8
Angel ArroyoRobertino Diodoro
7
8/13241-
i
7
Electric Blue, orange circle, orange cuffs on sleeves (Drawing Away Stable)

Curiousncuriouser 53 

ch f Trappe Shot - American Megan (Quiet American)

4 8-8
Joseph Jr RoccoRobertino Diodoro
Verdict

LUNA RISING has been running well enough in allowance company of late to suggest that she can win a race of this nature. Leah's Dream is the most likely to fill second place, although Curiousncuriouser cannot be discounted.

18:20 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 21 Jan 2018

Race 3 - Alex M. Robb Stakes (4YO plus)

Winner $63,000 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

1m 1f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
312334-
i
1
Black And White Halves, black and white halved sleeves, Black And White halved Cap (Barry Schwartz)

Papa Shot 92 

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

D
Non Runner
2
142324-
i
2
Green and white quartered, white stripes on sleeves, green and white halved cap (Broman, Sr , Chester And Mary)

Can You Diggit 57 

dk c Tiznow - Mineralogist (Mineshaft)

D
4 8-3
Manuel FrancoJames Jerkens
3
132566-
i
3
Purple, yellow collar, yellow blocks on sleeves, yellow cap (Yellow Moon Stable)

Testosterstone 53 

b g Birdstone - A. P. Test (A.P. Indy)

D
7 8-5 (ow4)
Angel ArroyoGary Sciacca
4
223/414-
i
4
Forest green, red diamond frame, white sleeves, red diamond hoop, red cap (Epona Racing Stable And Dark Horse Racing Stable)

Extinct Charm 53 

b g American Lion - Als Delight (Wayne County)

D
5 8-3
Dylan DavisBruce Brown
5
211121-
i
5
Yellow, pink circle and rose, pink cuffs and cap (Dubb, Michael And Simon, David)

Control Group 57 

b c Posse - We Kept Her (Victory Gallop)

D
4 8-11
Kendrick CarmoucheRudy Rodriguez
6
187/413-
i
6
White, black diamond hoop, red hoop on sleeves, red cap (David Jacobson)

Wake Up In Malibu 48 

b g Malibu Moon - Wake Up Kiss (Cure The Blues)

D BF
7 8-5
Trevor McCarthyDavid Jacobson
Verdict

The clear pick is CONTROL GROUP because he has beaten a few of these in recent starts and that includes his success in a Grade 3 here last time out. Wake Up In Malibu may pick up some minor money, while similar comments apply to Papa Shot.

18:50 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 21 Jan 2018

Race 4 - Maiden Special Weight (4YO plus)

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

4

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
i
1
Royal blue, white ball (Bond Racing Stable And Gray Riders Stable)

Magari 

dk f Tizway - Shock It (Double Negative)

4 8-9
Dylan DavisH Bond
2
2-
i
2
Black, Pink Sash, Pink Band on Sleeves (Joe Titone)

Overtime Olivia 45 

b f Rule - Instant Lady (Freud)

4 8-9
Eric CancelRichard Metivier
3
35-
i
3
Hot pink, yellow sleeves, pink hoops, pink cap (Whisper Hill Farm Llc)

Impazible Creek 104 

gr/ f Mission Impazible - Creek Girl (Elusive Quality)

4 8-9
Angel ArroyoJohn Kimmel
4
98-
i
4
Hot pink, black circle, black cap (Gary Barber)

Goldtown 267 

ch f Speightstown - Glory Gold (Medaglia d'Oro)

4 8-9
Rafael HernandezMark Casse
5
i
5
Royal blue, white ball, white sleeves, red hoops, red cap (Fein, Eric, McKenna, Christopher, Singh, Guri And Fein, Harris)

Pink Twist 

ch f Malibu Moon - Pumpkin's Pride (Louis Quatorze)

4 8-9
Trevor McCarthyTodd Pletcher
6
22/354-
i
6
Aqua, pink hoop, aqua sleeves and cap (Head Of Plains Partners Llc And Sheep Pond Partners)

My Girl Annie 287 

dk f Boys At Tosconova - Miss Trudy (Yes It's True)

BF
4 8-9
Manuel FrancoChad Brown
7
563453-
i
7
Green and white quartered, white stripes on sleeves, green and white halved cap (Broman, Sr , Chester And Mary)

Spa Treatment 45 

b f Bernardini - Silver Knockers (Silver Deputy)

4 8-9 b1
Joseph Jr RoccoThomas Albertrani
Verdict

My Girl Annie and Spa Treatment both warrant consideration but the preference is for OVERTIME OLIVIA, who was only caught late on when finishing second on her debut here last month.

19:20 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 21 Jan 2018

Race 5 - Maiden Special Weight (4YO plus)

Winner $37,800 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

7f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
33/7433-
i
1
Gold and green vertical stripes, green sleeves, gold seams, green cap (Rabbah Bloodstock)

Tanzania Road 45 

b m Arch - Banyan Street (Gone West)

5 8-9
Kendrick CarmoucheKiaran McLaughlin
2
5/34222-
i
2
White, purple yoke and heart, purple sleeves, white hoop, purple cap (Up Hill Stable)

Total Control 45 

dk f Bellamy Road - Mordecai Jones (Include)

4 8-9
Paco LopezBrian Lynch
3
R-
i
3
Green (M And M Racing)

Summer Punch 144 

b f Candy Ride - Summer Humor (Distorted Humor)

4 8-9
Angel ArroyoRobertino Diodoro
4
320424-
i
4
White, purple hoop, purple sleeves, white hoop, purple cap (Reddam Racing Llc)

Bogulator 45 

dk f Bodemeister - Love and Marry (Known Fact)

4 8-9
Trevor McCarthyMark Hennig
5
453934-
i
5
White, green ball, white disc, green cuffs and cap (Larsen, Chris)

Aoife 66 

dk f Mastercraftsman - Bola De Cristal (Galileo)

4 8-9
Joseph Jr RoccoThomas Albertrani
6
i
6
Blue, grey diabolo, blue sleeves, grey chevrons, blue cap (Philmar Stables)

Catenaria 

dk f Bernardini - Arch Support (Arch)

Non Runner
7
i
7
Green, pink sash, white sleeves, pink cap (Juddmonte Farms, Inc)

Blue Watch 

ch f Tapit - Special Duty (Hennessy)

4 8-9
Manuel FrancoChad Brown
Verdict

TANZANIA ROAD has shown promise in all three starts since arriving from the UK and this appears to be an ideal opportunity for the five-year-old to finally earn her first victory. Total Control and Aoife can fight it out for the places.

19:50 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 21 Jan 2018

Race 6 - Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $31,500 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

7f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
242513-
i
1
Red, royal blue braces, blue hoop on sleeves, red cap (James Riccio)

Conquest Twister 44 

b h Twirling Candy - Nasty Fever (Stormin Fever)

D
5 8-9
Rafael HernandezJeremiah Englehart
2
184221-
i
2
Blue, grey diabolo, blue sleeves, grey chevrons, blue cap (Philmar Stables)

Morning Buzz 35 

b g Congrats - Saramy (Personal Hope)

D
Non Runner
3
536211-
i
3
Green, white ball, white sleeves, green hoop, green cap (M And M Racing, Fitch Racing Stable Llc, Wiest, Clayton And Wiest, Rick)

Helooksthepart 67 

b g Songandaprayer - Rathsallagh (Fusaichi Pegasus)

D
8 8-9
Angel ArroyoRobertino Diodoro
4
125131-
i
4
Hot Pink, Black Diamond Frame (Flying P Stable)

Rockford 44 

b g Rock Hard Ten - La Treizieme (French Deputy)

D
7 8-9
Paco LopezBruce Levine
5
116222-
i
5
Green, White Circled 'S', White Sleeves, Green Cap (R Sparks)

Old Upstart 43 

dk g Offlee Wild - Darling Rachel (Fusaichi Pegasus)

D
7 8-11
Manuel FrancoSteven Asmussen
6
132744-
i
6
Orange, royal blue diamond, blue cap (Ivery Sisters Racing)

A Fleet Attitude 64 

ch g Afleet Alex - Lucky Lefty (Boundary)

D
8 8-9
Joseph Jr RoccoDavid Cannizzo
7
771091-
i
7
Royal blue, white circle, yellow hoops on sleeves, yellow cap (Rodriguez, Rudy R And Oringer, Jay)

Daddy D T 52 

ch g Scat Daddy - Issues (Awesome Again)

D
Non Runner
8
131417-
i
8
Hot pink, black circle, black cap (Gary Barber)

Getoffmyback 50 

ch g Good Journey - Cantina's Rose (Decarchy)

D
5 8-11
Dylan DavisMark Casse
9
334112-
i
9
Black, orange epaulets, black and orange halved sleeves, orange cap (Merjan, David)

Will Did It 44 

b h Medaglia d'Oro - Bonnie Blue Flag (Mineshaft)

D
6 8-7
Martin GarciaMark Hennig
Verdict

Plenty of these have valid claims but none more so than GETOFFMYBACK, who was running well in some very competitive contests over on the west coast late last year. The in-form Daddy D T and Rockford are others who should go well.

20:20 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 21 Jan 2018

Race 7 - Allowance (4YO plus)

Winner $35,910 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
913-
i
1
Royal blue, white ball, white circle on sleeves, blue cap (Bond Racing Stable And Falcone, Michael)

Terralsole 45 

ch f Believeinmenow - Shalaka (Lion Heart)

D
Non Runner
2
127652-
i
2
Black, white ball (Kem Stables)

Satin Sheets 31 

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

D BF
4 8-9
Manuel FrancoSteven Asmussen
3
1423-
i
3
Turquoise, gold diamond hoop, gold hoops on sleeves, gold cap (Three Diamonds Farm)

Nothingbutasmile 42 

b f Maclean's Music - Salty Farma (Salt Lake)

BF
4 8-9 b1
Rafael HernandezMichael Maker
4
213912-
i
4
Royal blue, grey triangle, grey cuffs (Barrow, Paul, W)

Iwishirish 44 

dk f Dublin - Homemaker (Afternoon Deelites)

D
4 8-9
Joseph Jr RoccoPaul Barrow
5
91660-1
i
5
Dark green, red sleeves (Donk, David, Behrendt, John T And Marquis, Charles K)

Eighth Commandment 7 

b m Broken Vow - Canaryinacage (Mineshaft)

5 8-9
Eric CancelDavid Donk
6
43/0640-
i
6
Turquoise, black ball, pink and turquoise halved sleeves, black cap (Paddock Proud And Davis, Robbie G)

Ribbonite 184 

b f Griffinite - Western Lariat (Western Expression)

D
4 8-9 b
Hector Jr DiazRobbie Davis
7
702455-
i
7
Red and white triangular thirds, red sleeves and cap (Khaleel, Bryan H And Khaleel, Deborah A)

Puparee 31 

b m Congaree - Pupcake (Gone West)

7 8-9
Winston KayEdmund Pringle
8
210191-
i
8
Black, white star, light green sleeves, white cap (Clear Stars Stable And Schosberg, Richard E)

Sandy Belle 46 

dk f More Than Ready - Unbridled Grace (Unbridled Jet)

D
4 8-11
Trevor McCarthyRichard Schosberg
9
9/56472-
i
9
Black, cerise sash, cerise seams on sleeves, black cap (Bruce Lunsford)

Strawberry Tequila 37 

b f Daaher - Tequilas Dayjur (Dayjur)

D
4 8-9
Junior AlvaradoBruce Brown
10
645452-
i
10
Hot pink, black lion, black circle on sleeves, pink cap (Caterbone, Jim And Caterbone, Margaret)

Cats Halo 38 

b m Freud - Halo's Notebook (Notebook)

D
5 8-9
Luis ReyesGary Sciacca
11
14-
i
11
Yellow, large Blue spots, Blue Sleeves, Yellow Cap (Peekaboo Stable)

Classic Stones 45 

dk f Bustin Stones - Mrs Rabbits (Devil His Due)

D
Non Runner
12
345944-
i
12
Olive green, white stars, white sleeves, olive cap (Woodland Farms)

Tiz A Kitten 31 

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

Non Runner
13
552421-
i
1A
Royal blue, white ball, white circle on sleeves, blue cap (Bond Racing Stable)

Sugarille 45 

dk m Jump Start - Tuscana (Pleasant Tap)

D
5 8-11
Kendrick CarmoucheH Bond
Verdict

NOTHINGBUTASMILE is still unexposed and she has been running consistently well since making a winning debut back in September. The shortlist is completed by Strawberry Tequila and Sandy Belle.

20:50 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 21 Jan 2018

Race 8 - Ladies Handicap (4YO plus)

Winner $63,000 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

1m 1f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In - Amended Result
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
114327-
i
1
White, white cap (Jerry Jamgotchian)

Majestic Angel 36 

b m Majestic Warrior - R Charlie's Angel (Indian Charlie)

D
5 8-5
Paco LopezEric Reed
2
171321-
i
2
White, blue diamond frame, blue blocks on sleeves, blue cap (Rice, Linda And Sacandaga Stable)

Just Got Out 57 

dk m Harlington - Moonshine Gal (Forest Wildcat)

D
7 8-2
Manuel FrancoLinda Rice
3
56238-4
i
3
Maroon, White TRIPLE Diamond, White Diamonds on Sleeves, Maroon and White halved Cap (Leonard Green)

Inconclusive 6 

ch m Include - Ani La (Mr. Greeley)

5 8-3 (ow2)
Jeremy RoseGary Contessa
4
35212-6
i
4
Purple, white ball (Aron Yagoda)

Crimson Frost 13 

b f Stormy Atlantic - Rock Jasmine (Horse Chestnut)

D BF
Non Runner
5
23315/1-
i
5
Hunter green and camel diagonal quarters, camel sleeves, green chevrons, green cap (My Meadowview Farm Llc)

Sherini 50 

b m Bernardini - Oatsee (Unbridled)

D
5 8-2 (ow1)
Trevor McCarthyH Motion
6
321/157-
i
6
Old rose, two primrose hoops, primrose hoops on sleeves, primrose cap (Ramona S Bass Llc And Cheyenne Stables Llc)

Girl Talk 73 

b m Medaglia d'Oro - One Caroline (Unbridled's Song)

D
5 8-2 (ow3)
Kendrick CarmoucheKiaran McLaughlin
7
114633-
i
7
Forest Green, Red Chevron hoop, Red Cap (Team Valor International)

Bombshell 30 

dk m Bellamy Road - Asbeautifulasyou (A.P. Indy)

D
5 8-5
Junior AlvaradoJames Jerkens
Verdict

In a race that lacks a standout candidate the marginal preference is for MAJESTIC ANGEL based on some promising efforts in stakes company last year. Just Got Out and Inconclusive should also be in the mix.

21:20 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 21 Jan 2018

Race 9 - Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $12,600 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

9

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
623646-
i
1
Red, yellow ball, red & yellow halved sleeves (Danny Chen)

Kissin Cassie 53 

dk f High Cotton - Foolish Kiss (Kissin Kris)

D
4 8-7
Rafael HernandezEdward Barker
2
741265-
i
2
Kelly green and gold diamonds, gold hoop on sleeves, gold cap, gold visor (Sunny Meadow Farm)

Lil Renegade 53 

b m Read The Footnotes - Give And Take (Devil His Due)

D
6 8-9
Nicky FigueroaMitchell Friedman
3
651222-
i
3
Black, yellow cross sashes, yellow hoop on sleeves, yellow cap (Davie Bloodstock)

Soxy Ruby 29 

ch m Noonmark - Reddy For Rubys (Precise End)

D BF
6 8-7
Manuel FrancoMichelle Nevin
4
122513-
i
4
Scarlet, grey circle,grey blocks on sleeves, scarlet cap (Cecere, Ron)

Dean's Ticket 67 

ch m Gio Ponti - Senora Dancer (Distorted Humor)

D BF
5 8-9
Trevor McCarthyChris Englehart
5
221/375-
i
5
Purple, White Diamond Frame, White Diamond On Sleeves, White Cap (My Purple Haze Stables)

Blind Devotion 282 

dk m Here's Zealous - Blissful Ignorance (Lil's Lad)

D
7 8-7
Paco LopezChris Englehart
6
112448-
i
6
Black and green halves, green sleeves, green cap (Gumpster Stable LLC)

Wisdom Of Oz 55 

dk m Roaring Fever - Calamazoom (Pentelicus)

D
8 8-9
Carlos DelgadoRalph D Alessandro
7
736454-
i
7
Blue, white aqueduct emblem and cap (S D Stable)

Glotona Again 148 

ch m Indy Wind - Glotona (Tour D'Or)

D
5 8-7
Dalton BrownEskei Beech
8
522151-
i
8
Blue, red panel, red sleeves, blue ball, blue cap (Kantarmaci Racing Llc)

Lady Constance 44 

dk m Bellamy Road - Jewel For A King (Storm Cat)

D
Non Runner
9
015415-
i
9
Apple green, black braces, black stripes on sleeves, black cap, green stripes (Wire To Wire Stable, Inc)

Marnesia Big Girl 31 

b m High Cotton - Marnesia Light (Colony Light)

D
5 8-11
Martin GarciaLinda Rice
10
71438-6
i
10
Purple, orange hoop, purple cap (Anander, Anthony)

Causeway Cutie 7 

ch m Causeway's Kin - Bold Maiden (Victory Gallop)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

SOXY RUBY has filled second place in her last three starts but the six-year-old can be supported to go one better this evening. Lady Constance is next on the shortlist, ahead of Marnesia Big Girl.