17:50 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 8 Feb 2018

Race 1 - Maiden Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $18,900 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

6f

Good (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
3760-94
i
1
Purple, pink stars, pink cap (Woodcrest Partners Two)

You Promise 6 

dk f Sidney's Candy - Never Is a Promise (Capote)

4 8-9
Abel LezcanoRichard Metivier
2
334872-
i
2
Purple, grey circle, grey armlets on sleeves, grey cap (Long View Stables)

Matinee Babe 78 

b f Scat Daddy - Bridge And Tunnel (Lemon Drop Kid)

4 8-9
Paco LopezDavid Cannizzo
3
796-6
i
3
White, blue horses head, purple sleeves, white seams, white and purple quartered cap (Windhorse Thoroughbreds Llc)

New York Event 11 

b f Dublin - Join The Crowd (Devil His Due)

4 8-9
Angel ArroyoGary Contessa
4
06936-4
i
4
White, blue triangle, white and blue halved sleeves, white cap (Quiles, J , Battista, W , Avachick Stable, McNee, W And Scagnelli, M)

Mama's Red Hat 14 

gr/ m Officer - Other Lady (War Chant)

7 8-9
Hector Jr DiazJohn Quiles
5
665-5
i
5
Light blue, pink hoop, light blue cap (Madaket Stables Llc)

Buy For Less 14 

dk f Bodemeister - Ayla Bella (Touch Gold)

4 8-9
Dylan DavisDavid Jacobson
6
32433-2
i
6
Dark blue, gold star, blue cap (Punk, Jr , William J And Dileo, Philip)

Ouro Verde 14 

b f Astrology - Saintly Persuasion (Saint Ballado)

4 8-9
Trevor McCarthyDavid Donk
Verdict

This looks to be between BUY FOR LESS and Ouro Verde, with preference for the former to have too much early pace for this opposition. New York Event could be good enough for third.

18:20 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 8 Feb 2018

Race 2 - Maiden Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $17,640 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

1m

Good (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
63633-3
i
1
Royal blue, pink sleeves (Hinkhouse, Joseph, A)

Champagne Papi 24 

b g Scat Daddy - Liz Hunter (Smart Strike)

4 8-9 b
Joseph Jr RoccoAbigail Adsit
2
33/6
i
2
Red and white triangular thirds, red sleeves and cap (Khaleel, Bryan H)

Da Meister 19 

b c Bodemeister - Klissura (Golden Missile)

4 8-9
Winston KayEdmund Pringle
3
89604-5
i
3
Black, Silver Ball, Yellow Hoops On Sleeves, Yellow Cap (ZAMAROTA RACING STABLES)

Clonedsimmard 12 

b g Simmard - Annaclone (Flatter)

4 8-9
Angel ArroyoLeah Gyarmati
4
27793-4
i
4
Dark blue, gold cross of lorraine, blue and gold quartered sleeves, gold cap (Rainbow's End Racing Stable Llc)

Shoot The Gap 19 

b g Gemologist - Tack Room (Tale Of The Cat)

4 8-9
Dylan DavisThomas Morley
5
34322-4
i
5
White, black diamond hoop, red hoop on sleeves, red cap (David Jacobson)

Alpha Team 24 

dk h Mineshaft - April Frost (Dynaformer)

5 8-9
Trevor McCarthyDavid Jacobson
6
6759-
i
6
Hot pink, black lion, black circle on sleeves, pink cap (Caterbone, Jim And Caterbone, Margaret)

Classi Cat 41 

b g Girolamo - Azucaa (Future Storm)

4 8-9
Andre WorrieGary Sciacca
7
2/66624-
i
7
Red, yellow circle, black sleeves and cap (Cooper, Stephen, G)

Irst 161 

b c Union Rags - Amara (Bernardini)

4 8-9
Manuel FrancoLinda Rice
Verdict

SHOOT THE GAP has proved a model of consistency in recent times and could land an overdue success here, most likely at the expense of Alpha Team and Irst.

18:51 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 8 Feb 2018

Race 3 - Allowance Optional Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $43,470 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

6f

Good (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
1/11-
i
1
Red, Gold Braids, Red Sleeves, Red Cap (Stud El Aguila)

Sounds Delicious 340 

ch f Yes It's True - Dulce Realidad (Sweetsouthernsaint)

D
4 8-7
Junior AlvaradoLinda Rice
2
117263-
i
2
Beige, burgundy collar, burgundy sleeves, beige cuffs, burgundy and beige quartered cap (Joseph Bulger)

Royal Inheritance 78 

ch f Regal Ransom - Grand Cocotte (Corinthian)

D
4 8-11
Manuel FrancoDavid Cannizzo
3
38110-1
i
3
Red, royal blue braces, blue hoop on sleeves, red cap (James Riccio)

Nisha 26 

dk f First Samurai - Lily's Joy (Malibu Moon)

D
4 8-9
Paco LopezJeremiah Englehart
4
8/1108-
i
4
Turquoise, pink star, black and white blocks on sleeves, pink cap (Iris Smith Stable)

Littlefirefighter 104 

gr/ f Into Mischief - Firey Glow (Smoke Glacken)

D
4 8-7
Trevor McCarthyLinda Rice
5
614316-
i
5
White, green shamrock, white and green halved sleeves, green cap (Green, Leonard C And Shay, Sean)

Kelsocait 74 

ch m Drosselmeyer - Magicalmysterycat (Storm Cat)

D
5 8-9
Kendrick CarmoucheGary Contessa
Verdict

SOUNDS DELICIOUS remains unbeaten and could prove a tough nut to crack here. Royal Inheritance and Nisha make most appeal of the remainder.

19:22 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 8 Feb 2018

Race 4 - Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $29,610 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

6f

Good (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
53457-2
i
1
Dark blue, silver diamond hoop, silver sleeves, blue cap (Taylor, Jr , Roy Stanley And Dipalma, Michael A)

Jeter 11 

ch g Lawyer Ron - Biogio's Beauty (Distorted Humor)

D
Non Runner
2
8768-84
i
2
Red, white star, blue sleeves and cap (Rivera Jones, Asuncion)

Chosen One Elijah 12 

ch g Western Expression - Apocalyptical (Wiseman's Ferry)

D
7 8-7
Kevin MendezEduardo Jones
3
51111-7
i
3
White, electric blue lightning bolt, red collar, blue dots on sleeves, blue cap (Our Blue Streaks Stable)

For Pops 24 

dk g Soaring Empire - Good Habits (Freud)

D
4 8-11
Paco LopezRalph D Alessandro
4
461221-
i
4
Black, maroon sash, two maroon hoops on sleeves, black cap (Sheila Englehart)

Summer Bourbon 41 

ch g Ghostzapper - Celestial Sweep (Eddington)

D
5 8-11
Angel ArroyoChris Englehart
5
51357-6
i
5
Black, yellow spot, black dots on pink sleeves (Happy Face Racing Stable)

Love That Jazz 24 

b h Not For Love - Val's Jazz (Kentucky Jazz)

D
5 8-9
Manuel FrancoCharlton Baker
6
321322-
i
6
Black And White Halves, black and white halved sleeves, Black And White halved Cap (Barry Schwartz)

Eddie's Gift 76 

ch g El Corredor - City Gift (City Place)

D BF
4 8-9
Trevor McCarthyLinda Rice
Verdict

SUMMER BOURBON won a $57,000 allowance race over C&D last time out and he is clearly the one to beat today based on that evidence. Eddie's Gift is next on the list, ahead of For Pops.

19:54 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 8 Feb 2018

Race 5 - Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $31,500 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

6f

Good (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
75122-1
i
1
Black, maroon sash, two maroon hoops on sleeves, black cap (Sheila Englehart)

Daring Prospect 13 

dk m Mineshaft - Risk (Wavering Monarch)

D
5 8-9
Dylan DavisChris Englehart
2
474543-
i
2
Red, yellow ball, yellow and red halved sleeves, red cap (Chen, Danny J , Cestaro, James And Campbell Road Stables)

Da Wildcat Girl 47 

dk m Da Stoops - I'm Successful (Successful Appeal)

D
7 8-7
Rafael HernandezEdward Barker
3
24134-9
i
3
Blue, green diamond, green sleeves (Blue Stork Stables)

Littlemissbusiness 24 

dk m Mass Media - Princess Chispa (Blue Ensign)

D
Withdrawn
4
23513-1
i
4
Black, Gold Stars, Black Sleeves, Black Cap (Ben Mondello)

Wildcat Belle 3 

b m Intidab - Elusive Folly (Elusive Quality)

D
5 8-9
Paco LopezDavid Cannizzo
5
02455-0
i
5
Red and white triangular thirds, red sleeves and cap (Khaleel, Bryan H And Khaleel, Deborah A)

Puparee 18 

b m Congaree - Pupcake (Gone West)

7 8-7
Winston KayEdmund Pringle
6
234511-
i
6
Royal Blue, orange circle, orange sleeves with royal blue hoops, orange cap (Repole Stable)

Clairvoyant Lady 63 

b f Astrology - Chantilly Lady (Shore Breeze)

D
4 8-7
Manuel FrancoJeremiah Englehart
Verdict

DARING PROSPECT is hard to oppose having won a very competitive race over C&D late last month by six lengths. If she runs to that form today then the likes of Littlemissbusiness and Wildcat Belle are playing for places at best.

20:26 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 8 Feb 2018

Race 6 - Starter Allowance (3YO only)

Winner $34,650 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

1m

Good (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
4951-
i
1
Yellow, green ball, green blocks on sleeves, green cap (Kennesaw Mountain Racing, Llc)

Diamond Setter 75 

b c Gemologist - In This Life (Ghostzapper)

3 8-8
Kendrick CarmoucheMark Casse
2
641-4
i
2
Blue, yellow ball, black horses head, yellow spots on sleeves, black cap (Island Wind Racing)

Regalian 26 

b c Fast Bullet - Roehee (Pioneerof the Nile)

D
3 8-10
Manuel FrancoChris Englehart
3
83586-1
i
3
Black, purple diamond, purple diamonds on sleeves, purple and black halved cap (Richard Metivier)

Infield Is In 24 

b c First Samurai - Profit (Not For Love)

3 8-8
Abel LezcanoRichard Metivier
4
62021-5
i
4
Red, yellow ball, yellow and red halved sleeves, red cap (Campbell Road Stables And Chen, Danny J)

Factor This 26 

b c The Factor - Capricious Miss (Singspiel)

D
3 8-10
Dylan DavisEdward Barker
5
317-6
i
5
White, blue ball and cap (Moore, Kevin And Myers, Allen R)

Glennwood 26 

b c Paynter - Enchanted Woods (Woodman)

Non Runner
6
71-2
i
6
Light blue, yellow braces, yellow sleeves, light blue stars, yellow and light blue halved cap (Schera, Matthew)

Polar Outbreak 19 

dk c Midnight Lute - Anegada (Arch)

3 8-6
Trevor McCarthyII James Lawrence,
7
59421-
i
7
Hot pink, black circle, black cap (Gary Barber)

Davka 83 

dk g Alternation - Philadelphia Gold (Touch Gold)

D
3 8-6
Junior AlvaradoMark Casse
Verdict

Diamond Setter and Infield Is In both created a taking impression when scoring last time and can go close once again. However, preference is for REGALIAN who saw his sights raised too high last time but is a proven performer at this level.

20:58 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 8 Feb 2018

Race 7 - Stakes (4YO plus)

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

7

1m

Good (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
21531-1
i
1
Royal blue, yellow panel and star, yellow diamond on sleeves, royal blue cap (Autry, George And Stephanie)

Frost Wise 21 

ch f Frost Giant - Watch Smartly (Smart Strike)

D
4 8-9
Kendrick CarmoucheMichael Dilger
2
56193-3
i
2
Royal blue and red halves, red cap (Sheets, Toby, Zbs Thoroughbreds And Paradise Farms Corp)

No Hayne No Gayne 14 

dk f Haynesfield - Star Orchid (Successful Appeal)

D
4 8-5
Martin GarciaSteven Asmussen
3
4111-
i
3
Hot pink, two blue hoops on sleeves, blue cap (Lady Sheila Stable)

Holiday Disguise 255 

b f Harlan's Holiday - Thin Disguise (Yes It's True)

4 8-7
Junior AlvaradoLinda Rice
4
036641-
i
4
Purple, gold circle, gold sleeves, purple hoops, gold cap (Five C's Stable)

Carry Your Heels 41 

dk f Freud - Destiny Rose (Leroidesanimaux)

4 8-5
Dylan DavisGary Sciacca
5
8331-23
i
5
Green, blue circle, royal blue sleeves, green ball, royal blue cap (E V Racing Stable)

Decorator Jenn 5 

b f Shackleford - Gracilia (Mr. Greeley)

D
4 8-5 (ow2)
Angel ArroyoNaipaul Chatterpaul
6
113762-
i
6
Black, gold ball, black, gold dots on sleeves, gold cap (Paradise Farms Corp)

Literata 49 

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

D
7 8-9
Manuel FrancoSteven Asmussen
Verdict

HOLIDAY DISGUISE can land the four-timer here at the expense of the hat-trick seeking Frost Wise. Recent winner Carry Your Heels must also be respected.

21:29 Aqueduct (USA) (Dirt) 8 Feb 2018

Race 8 - Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $27,720 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

1m

Good (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
62754-4
i
1
Green and white halved, red sleeves and cap (Piazza, Giuseppina And One Pond Stable)

Preziosa 7 

b f Bustin Stones - Peaceful Dawnagain (Trick Me)

D
4 8-7
Dylan DavisGary Sciacca
2
69011-4
i
2
Electric Blue, orange circle, orange cuffs on sleeves (Drawing Away Stable)

Special Risk 25 

ch f Eskendereya - Wicked Uno (Macho Uno)

D
4 8-9
Manuel FrancoJr John Toscano,
3
4321-52
i
3
Orange, blue sleeves, orange chevrons, blue cap (Iglesias, Jesse, Imperio, Michael And Blue Crown Stable)

B Three 7 

dk m Court Vision - Homemaker (Afternoon Deelites)

D
5 8-7
Hector Jr DiazGregory DiPrima
4
080655-
i
4
White, blue triangle, white and blue halved sleeves, white cap (John Quiles)

Peaches And Spice 49 

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

D
4 8-7
Andre WorrieJohn Quiles
5
575446-
i
5
Black, black chevrons on green sleeves, black cap (Perez-padilla, Blas)

Over My Head 49 

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

D
Non Runner
6
165/61-
i
6
grey, scarlet panel, scarlet and grey halved sleeves, royal blue cap (Bevo Racing)

For Honor 119 

dk f To Honor And Serve - Unspoken Fur (Empire Maker)

4 8-7
Trevor McCarthyLinda Rice
7
5/1547-3
i
7
Royal blue, silver star, silver sleeves, blue hoop, blue cap, silver visor (Rising Star Stables)

Road To Perfection 25 

b m Bellamy Road - Born Perfect (Mr. Prospector)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

SPECIAL RISK missed out on the hat-trick last time, but is backed to get back to her best here and can reverse form with Road To Perfection who was ahead of her last time. For Honor was a worthy winner last time and completes the shortlist.