17:50 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 8 Dec 2017

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO plus)

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

1

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
462215
i
1
White, blue cap (Tita, John P , Roncari Marconi, Leslie And Miceli, Michael)

Mary Pray For Us 133 

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

D
4 8-10
Hector Jr DiazMichael Miceli
2
352215
i
2
White, blue diamond frame, blue blocks on sleeves, blue cap (Linda Rice)

Lady Constance 72 

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

D BF
4 8-10
Irad Ortiz JrLinda Rice
3
364346
i
3
Blue, white cap (Ouellette, Susan, F)

Rahy's Bandit 124 

ch m Posse - Rah Rah (Rahy)

D
6 8-8
Abel LezcanoSusan Ouellette
4
464587
i
4
Orange, silver dots, silver sleeves, orange cap (Missile Approved Racing)

Ice Palace 23 

ch f Ice Box - Palace Pier (Out Of Place)

4 8-10
Carlos DelgadoNaipaul Chatterpaul
5
321391
i
5
Green (M And M Racing)

Iwishirish 14 

dk f Dublin - Homemaker (Afternoon Deelites)

D
3 8-10
Angel ArroyoRobertino Diodoro
6
355754
i
6
Black, black chevrons on green sleeves, black cap (Perez-padilla, Blas)

Over My Head 22 

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

6 8-8
Luis ReyesJohn Morrison
Verdict

LADY CONSTANCE was below par when last seen and should find this task a lot easier. Iwishirish and Mary Pray For Us complete the shortlist.

18:18 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 8 Dec 2017

Race 2 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $25,830 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
079899
i
1
Black, red lightning bolt, royal blue sleeves, red cap (Wecker, Steven And Achenbaum, William)

Heat Check 28 

b g Frost Giant - Hot Danger (Forest Danger)

Withdrawn
2
52-3221
i
2
Royal blue and lavender diamonds, blue cap (Morris Bailey)

Playwright 2 

b g Super Saver - Tartan Lady (Malibu Moon)

Non Runner
3
6224
i
3
Gold, black yoke, black sleeves, gold stars, black cap (New Suffolk Racing And Rice, Linda)

I Miss My Father 30 

ch g Dublin - Lady Manolo (Meadowlake)

BF
3 8-10
Irad Ortiz JrLinda Rice
4
67
i
4
Hot pink, black lion, black circle on sleeves, pink cap (Caterbone, Jim And Caterbone, Margaret)

Classi Cat 176 

b g Girolamo - Azucaa (Future Storm)

3 8-10
Luis ReyesGary Sciacca
5
67
i
5
Red, black diamonds (Toscano, Jr , John, T And Festa, Jr , Charles, E)

Tammany Giant 30 

dk c Frost Giant - Seattle Ash (Seattle Sleet)

3 8-10
Rosario MontanezJr John Toscano,
6
48
i
6
Royal Blue, Gold Ball, Gold Seams on Sleeves (WellSpring Stables)

Croatia 29 

dk c Congrats - Treasure Always (Summer Squall)

3 8-10 b1
Paco LopezJames Ryerson
7
222522
i
7
White, black ball, black hoop on green sleeves, green cap (Richie's World Stables Llc)

Catapult Jack 5 

gr/ g Mizzen Mast - Purple Cat (Bluegrass Cat)

4 8-12
Angel ArroyoMiguel Vera
Verdict

Playwright has some solid form in the book but looks to have had enough chances to get off the mark so the vote goes to the lesser exposed I MISS MY FATHER. Catapult Jack is best of the remainder.

18:47 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 8 Dec 2017

Race 3 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $18,900 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

7f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
586275
i
1
Green and white halved, red sleeves and cap (Piazza, Giuseppina And One Pond Stable)

Preziosa 31 

b f Bustin Stones - Peaceful Dawnagain (Trick Me)

3 8-10
Luis ReyesGary Sciacca
2
853234
i
2
Purple, white ball (Aron Yagoda)

Gobi 30 

ch f D' Funnybone - Star Forty Nine (Luhuk)

D
3 8-8
Irad Ortiz JrLinda Rice
3
225164
i
3
Green, blue circle, royal blue sleeves, green ball, royal blue cap (E V Racing Stable)

Queen Of Spades 23 

ch f Kitten's Joy - Queen of Hearts (Thunder Gulch)

Non Runner
4
637174
i
4
Black, white ball, gold bars on sleeves, black cap (Magic Carpet Racing)

Rimanisempreforte 23 

ch f Eskendereya - Connie And Michael (Roman Ruler)

3 8-10
Manuel FrancoBruce Brown
5
045751
i
5
Black, maroon sash, two maroon hoops on sleeves, black cap (Sheila Englehart)

Daring Prospect 33 

dk f Mineshaft - Risk (Wavering Monarch)

D
4 8-10
Dylan DavisChris Englehart
6
669378
i
6
Light blue, yellow braces, yellow sleeves, light blue stars, yellow and light blue halved cap (Schera, Matthew)

Majestic Bloom 21 

ch m Majestic Warrior - Desert Bloom (Hennessy)

D
5 8-8
Hector Jr DiazGeorge Weaver
Verdict

QUEEN OF SPADES has been running well at a higher level recently and this drop in class looks ideal. Rimanisempreforte and Majestic Bloom both look solid contenders on paper.

19:17 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 8 Dec 2017

Race 4 - Maiden Special Weight (2YO only)

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

4

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
7
i
1
Green, blue circle, royal blue sleeves, green ball, royal blue cap (E V Racing Stable)

D'rock 26 

dk c Utopia - Ryann Rocks (The Cliff's Edge)

2 8-8
Luis ReyesNaipaul Chatterpaul
2
00
i
2
Royal blue, silver yoke and 'jt', silver chevrons on sleeves (Fellows, Patricia And Trezza, Joseph)

Mickey T 8 

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

2 8-8
Abel LezcanoEdward Barker
3
07
i
3
Grey, white triangle, white sleeves, grey cap, white visor (Leah Gyarmati)

Beach Access 34 

dk c Courageous Cat - Island Beat (Pleasantly Perfect)

2 8-8
Martin GarciaLeah Gyarmati
4
6
i
4
yellow, hunter green hoop, green cap, (August Dawn Farm)

Nine Route 159 

b c The Factor - Flash Act (Sky Mesa)

BF
2 8-8
Manuel FrancoJeremiah Englehart
5
694
i
5
Purple, lime sleeves, purple stars, purple cap (Geezee Stable)

Leap To Glory 27 

b c Outflanker - Leaping Lady (Mass Media)

2 8-8
Eric CancelAbigail Adsit
6
49
i
6
Red, yellow chevron and circle, yellow and red stripes on sleeves, red cap (Lisa's Racing, Inc)

Trinni Juice 34 

ch c Trinniberg - Juice Box (Gone for Real)

2 8-8
Trevor SimpsonBisnath Parboo
7
56
i
7
Yellow and chocolate diagonal quarters, chocolate armlets on yellow sleeves (Shortleaf Stable, Inc)

Big Thicket 23 

gr/ c Union Rags - Tanglewood Tale (Tale Of The Cat)

2 8-8
Paco LopezBrad Cox
Verdict

NINE ROUTE showed signs of promise on debut and could take a big step forward here. Leap To Glory and Mickey T can chase the selection home.

19:47 Aqueduct (USA) 8 Dec 2017

Race 5 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $28,980 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

1m

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
585154
i
1
Black, green chevrons, green sleeves, black chevrons, green cap (W Vee Stable And Callanan, Monika)

Sugar Mags 21 

gr/ m Cosmonaut - Whateverwillbwillb (Western Expression)

D
5 8-10
Angel ArroyoRobert Barbara
2
226381
i
2
Orange, blue sleeves, orange chevrons, blue cap (Michael Imperio)

Reckless Humor 21 

dk m Sharp Humor - Balmy (Salt Lake)

D
5 8-10
Irad Ortiz JrRudy Rodriguez
3
622557
i
3
Blue, grey diabolo, blue sleeves, grey chevrons, blue cap (Philmar Stables)

Miss Aja Brown 12 

ch f Big Brown - Bella Chianti (Empire Maker)

D
4 8-8
Abel LezcanoDavid Duggan
4
351162
i
4
Blue, white ball (Sallusto, Kacy)

Kacy Lauren 35 

dk m Utopia - California Cate (Rizzi)

D
5 8-8
Paco LopezMiguel Vera
5
558646
i
5
Black, gold ball, black, gold dots on sleeves, gold cap (Paradise Farms Corp)

Free N Clear 21 

b f Bluegrass Cat - Mama I'm Home (Wheaton)

D
4 8-8
Kendrick CarmouchePatrick Quick
6
354423
i
6
White, black diamond hoop, red hoop on sleeves, red cap (David Jacobson)

Winner's Dream 23 

b f Drosselmeyer - Storm Front (A.P. Indy)

D
Non Runner
7
435134
i
7
Hot Pink, Black Diamond Frame (Flying P Stable)

Zeven 63 

b m Lookin At Lucky - Boot Scoot N Run (Storm Boot)

D
5 8-10
Dylan DavisBruce Levine
8
465219
i
8
Purple, white ball (Aron Yagoda)

Khaleesi Kat 21 

dk m Afleet Alex - Nehantic Kat (Tomorrows Cat)

D BF
5 8-12
Hector Jr DiazLinda Rice
9
455521
i
9
Yellow, pink circle and rose, pink cuffs and cap (Michael Dubb)

Queen Of Castle 26 

b f First Defence - Trust in Gold (Golden Missile)

D
4 8-10
Manuel FrancoMichelle Nevin
10
631637
i
10
Electric Blue, orange circle, orange cuffs on sleeves (Drawing Away Stable)

Indygita 9 

ch m Indygo Shiner - Singita (Holy Bull)

D
5 8-10
Junior AlvaradoPhilip Serpe
11
844135
i
11
Dark green, tangerine chevrons, green sleeves, tangerine chevrons, tangerine cap (Henning, Dan And Henning, Michael A)

Baronet 7 

b f D' Funnybone - Baroness (Regal Classic)

D
4 8-10
Luis ReyesGary Sciacca
12
244241
i
12
Fuchsia, black stars, black sleeves, fuchsia seams, fuchsia cap (Rosenthal, Robert D , Greenberg, Martin, Como, Salvatore And Sal-lou J G Stable)

Flick Of An Eye 65 

dk m Afleet Express - Dignified Diva (Meadowlake)

D
Non Runner
13
655572
i
13
Black, Gold Stars, Black Sleeves, Black Cap (Ben Mondello)

Maddizaskar 22 

b m Bellamy Road - Zaskar (Anabaa)

D
Non Runner
14
013435
i
14
Turquoise, yellow sash, yellow hoop on sleeves, turquoise cap (F And F Stable (f Garcia))

Spring For More 13 

dk f Spring At Last - Grisham (Grindstone)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

RECKLESS HUMOR has plenty going for her in this contest and could prove a tough nut to crack. The likes of Kacy Lauren and Queen Of Castle shouldn't be far away.

20:17 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 8 Dec 2017

Race 6 - Claiming (3YO plus)

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

6

7f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
135342
i
1
Electric Blue, orange circle, orange cuffs on sleeves (Drawing Away Stable)

Conquest Bigluck E 12 

ch g Lookin At Lucky - Hi Lili (Silver Deputy)

D BF
5 8-12 b1
Irad Ortiz JrJr John Toscano,
2
245365
i
2
Royal blue, kelly green chevron hoop, royal blue sleeves, kelly green armlets, royal blue cap (Jones, Hope, H)

Mello Groove 12 

ch h Stormello - Good And Groovy (Good and Tough)

5 8-10
Junior AlvaradoRory Huston
3
524251
i
3
Black, Gold Yoke, Gold cap (Sanford Goldfarb)

Conquest Twister 41 

b c Twirling Candy - Nasty Fever (Stormin Fever)

D
4 8-10
Angel ArroyoRobertino Diodoro
4
463832
i
4
Blue, white yoke, white cap (Dunham, Bernard, G)

Sheikinator 17 

dk g Curlin - Im a Dixie Girl (Dixie Union)

6 8-8
Pedro RequenaBernard Dunham
5
112479
i
5
Black, White Sash, Grey Stripes On Sleeves, Black Cap (Roddy Valente)

Candy Promises 125 

dk g Twirling Candy - Promises Promises (Dixie Union)

D
4 8-12
Eric CancelA Avila
6
312513
i
6
Black, light blue sash, white sleeves, black hoop, orange cap (Cfc Stables)

Rockford 16 

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

D
6 8-12
Paco LopezGary Gullo
7
633411
i
7
Blue, white star, red and white hoops on sleeves, red cap, blue visor (Eleven Stars Racing Stables)

Will Did It 20 

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

D
5 8-8
Martin GarciaRobert Barbara
Verdict

WILL DID IT can land the hat-trick here and is backed to get the better of fellow recent winner Conquest Twister in the finish. The improving Sheikinator is also considered.

20:47 Aqueduct (USA) 8 Dec 2017

Race 7 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

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

7

6f

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
316131
i
1
Black, yellow spot, black dots on pink sleeves (Happy Face Racing Stable)

D'funnything 72 

dk g D' Funnybone - Doyourthing (Known Fact)

D
4 8-12
Manuel FrancoCharlton Baker
2
309425
i
2
Gold, Green Sleeves (Bona Venture Stables)

Leaveematthegate 33 

ch c Kitten's Joy - Waki Affair (Miswaki)

4 8-10
Martin GarciaLeah Gyarmati
3
626518
i
3
Purple, gold star, white sleeves, purple cap (McMahon, Hugh, I)

Uncle Youdge 42 

dk g Sidney's Candy - Orangeblackandgold (Rock Hard Ten)

D
4 8-12
Angel ArroyoHugh McMahon
4
8-13527
i
4
Dark green, tangerine chevrons, green sleeves, tangerine chevrons, tangerine cap (Henning, Dan And Henning, Michael A)

Tribecca 27 

ch c Bustin Stones - Heck (Heckle)

D
3 8-7
Kendrick CarmoucheGary Sciacca
5
065722
i
5
Orange, aqua circle, aqua sleeves, orange hoops, aqua cap (Carl Lizza Racing Stables, Llc)

Uno Emayo 55 

b g D' Funnybone - Cinco Emayo (Broken Vow)

D
4 8-8
Luis ReyesRudy Rodriguez
6
542285
i
6
Black, purple diamond, purple diamonds on sleeves, purple and black halved cap (Richard Metivier)

Francis Freud 53 

b g Freud - Frankly Fran (D'accord)

D
5 8-8
Abel LezcanoRichard Metivier
7
122441
i
7
Black and red triangular thirds, black sleeves, white cuffs, red cap, white visor, black button (Vina Del Mar Thoroughbreds Llc And Black Swan Stable)

Psychic Energy 20 

b g Freud - Go Ask Daisy (Mutakddim)

D
3 8-7
Irad Ortiz JrLinda Rice
8
674832
i
8
Black, white star, white collar, white sleeves with black stars, white cap with black star (Shooting Star Stable)

The Crocheron Kid 22 

b h Miracle Man - Five Songs (Forestry)

D
5 8-8
Eric CancelDavid Donk
9
020386
i
9
White, jade green chevrons, green hoops on sleeves, green cap, white button (J And M Racing Stables, Samadi, David B And Eleven Stars Racing Stables)

Samadi Sky 23 

dk g Sky Mesa - Mac Lady (Abaginone)

D
Non Runner
10
824531
i
10
Electric Blue, orange circle, orange cuffs on sleeves (Drawing Away Stable)

Tiz A Chance 13 

b g Tiz Wonderful - Fleas Louise (Storm Cat)

5 8-8
Rosario MontanezJr John Toscano,
11
275792
i
11
Hot Pink, Black Diamond Frame (Flying P Stable)

Changewilldoyagood 7 

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

6 8-10
Dylan DavisBruce Levine
12
12-105
i
12
White, burgundy ball, burgundy diamonds on sleeves, burgundy cap (Louis Lazzinnaro Llc)

Bobby On Fleek 182 

ch c Frost Giant - Bema's Gold (Out Of Place)

D BF
Non Runner
13
145022
i
13
Burgundy, pink yoke, pink chevrons on sleeves, pink cap (Steadman, Henry And Barrow, Paul)

Saratoga Giro 27 

dk c Girolamo - White Slippers (Silver Deputy)

D
Non Runner
14
42311
i
14
Dark blue, white sleeves, orange hoops (Little Red Feather Racing And Nevin, Michelle)

My Boy Tate 26 

dk g Boys At Tosconova - Backslash (Sharp Humor)

D
Non Runner
15
458114
i
15
Royal blue, pink sleeves (Hinkhouse, Joseph, A)

Global Positioning 8 

dk g Malibu Moon - Changeisgonnacome (Cherokee Run)

D BF
Non Runner
Verdict

Recent winners Psychic Energy, D'funnything and Tiz A Chance are considered again, but preference is for the consistent UNO EMAYO, who has knocked on the door the last twice and could get involved once more.

21:17 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 8 Dec 2017

Race 8 - Maiden Special Weight (2YO only)

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

8

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
33
i
1
Yellow, pink diamond hoop, pink diamonds on sleeves, yellow cap (Wise Racing)

Fools Gold 72 

b f Medaglia d'Oro - Moment Of Majesty (Saint Liam)

2 8-8
Manuel FrancoChad Brown
2
8733
i
2
Kelly Green, Pink Hoop, Pink Sleeves, Green Hoop, Pink And Green quartered Cap (Lee Pokoik)

Delta House 43 

gr/ f Animal Kingdom - Four Gifts (Even The Score)

2 8-8
Dylan DavisGary Contessa
3
2473
i
3
Turquoise, large gold spots, turquoise spots on gold sleeves, turquoise cap (Zayat Stables, LLC)

Lemoona 22 

ch f Lemon Drop Kid - Singita (Holy Bull)

2 8-8
Junior AlvaradoWilliam Mott
4
i
4
green, yellow and green halved sleeves (Westbury Stables LLC)

Sierra Aleone 

dk f Gemologist - Clear March (Vindication)

Non Runner
5
276
i
5
Lime green, blue hoops on sleeves, blue cap (Loooch Racing Stables, Inc)

Go 34 

b f Congrats - Belleofthebridle (Yes It's True)

2 8-8
Kendrick CarmoucheAnthony Quartarolo
6
8
i
6
Red, white sleeves (Oxo Equine Llc)

Moi 47 

b f Medaglia d'Oro - Distorted Passion (Distorted Humor)

2 8-8
Irad Ortiz JrChad Brown
7
7
i
7
Orange and purple quarters, orange sleeves and cap (Spendthrift Farm LLC)

Cocktail Countess 62 

b f The Factor - Beverage Queen (Indygo Shiner)

2 8-8
Hector Jr DiazLinda Rice
Verdict

FOOLS GOLD has finished third on both starts so far and the consistent filly can hold off the experienced Delta House and the improving Lemoona at the finish here.