18:30 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 18 Oct 2018

Race 1 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO plus)

Winner $39,060 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
8-
i
1

Siggylongstockings 495 

ch g Freud - Skinnydipper (Friends Lake)

4 8-12
Abel LezcanoMark Gory
2
i
2

Shadesofbrilliance 

b g Graydar - Hollywood Redhead (Tapit)

3 8-9
Eric CancelEdwin Long
3
8-22423
i
3

Causforcelebration 55 

ch g Noble Causeway - Momma's Eyes (Malibu Moon)

3 8-9
Irad Ortiz JrThomas Morley
4
7
i
4

Kavansberg 21 

ch c Teuflesberg - Goldie But Goodie (Goldminers Gold)

3 8-9
Luis ReyesDavid Cannizzo
5
353
i
5
Green and white diablo, white collar, green sleeves, white seams, green and white quartered cap (Broman, Sr , Chester And Mary)

Legion Storm 21 

dk g Roman Ruler - Rumors Of Glory (Storm Cat)

Non Runner
6
3232
i
6
Scarlet, Gold Ball, Scarlet And Gold Halved Sleeves, Scarlet Cap (Albert Fried, Jr)

Ready To Escape 21 

dk g More Than Ready - Towering Escape (Giant's Causeway)

BF
Non Runner
7
55-4435
i
7

Constant Knight 27 

ch c Dublin - Waltz Brightly (Dance Brightly)

4 8-12
Rajiv MaraghMary Black
8
843-33
i
8

Chasindamoney 15 

b g Freud - Bitter Gold (Midas Eyes)

3 8-9
Luis SaezPhilip Serpe
9
5342
i
9

Wild William 55 

dk c Freud - Shadowy Waters (Wild Again)

3 8-9
Manuel FrancoJorge Abreu
Verdict

CHASINDAMONEY has been knocking on the door recently and looks set to get off the mark at the sixth attempt. Wild William and Causforcelebration head the list of dangers.

19:04 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 18 Oct 2018

Race 2 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $17,640 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
436246
i
1

Caoimhe 6 

b f Dublin - Cameo Mio (Belong To Me)

D
3 8-8
Eric CancelGary Sciacca
2
8-32135
i
2

Letthemooseloose 20 

dk f Ready's Image - Paris Girl (Pulpit)

D
4 8-9
Manuel FrancoChris Englehart
3
325863
i
3
Purple, gold ball, gold sleeves, purple hoop, purple cap (Alia, Anthony, D)

Gia Michael 20 

dk f I Want Revenge - Granny Spinster (Distorted Humor)

D
Withdrawn
4
00-3163
i
4

Elizabeth Nicole 13 

gr/ f Exchange Rate - Holy Kuga (Orientate)

D
3 8-8
Joey MartinezGary Contessa
5
416772
i
5

Moment Of Triumph 20 

b f Include - Iwillinaminute (More Than Ready)

D
4 8-11
Rajiv MaraghDonna Kutt
6
55/26-15
i
6

Mahabodhi Tree 154 

b m Into Mischief - Siddhartha (Buddha)

D
5 8-9
Hector Jr DiazOscar Barrera III
Verdict

MAHABODHI TREE faces a much easier task than that set last time and she looks the one to beat, with Gia Michael and Elizabeth Nicole possibly best of the rest.

19:37 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 18 Oct 2018

Race 3 - Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $48,510 - 4 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
341132
i
1

Have Another 26 

b g Stay Thirsty - Steamy (Speightstown)

D
4 8-9
Javier CastellanoEdward Barker
2
163335
i
2

Lazarus Project 26 

b g Discreetly Mine - Oil Empress (Empire Maker)

D
5 8-9
Manuel FrancoChris Englehart
3
222344
i
3
White, black circle (Corrente, Louis)

Polar Jet 26 

dk g Maclean's Music - Fleet Ryan (Forestry)

D
Withdrawn
4
43122
i
4

Ajnadeen 73 

dk c Bernardini - Almoutezah (Storm Cat)

BF
4 8-9
Luis SaezKiaran McLaughlin
5
51
i
5

Sharpe And Ready 250 

b g Algorithms - Closetoaten (Unbridled's Song)

D
3 8-6
Jose LezcanoJames Ryerson
Verdict

AJNADEEN brings the strongest form to the table and can strike, possibly at the main expense of Have Another and Sharpe And Ready.

20:09 Belmont Park (USA) 18 Oct 2018

Race 4 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $25,830 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

1m 110y

Good

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
588472
i
1

Millies Party Boy 11 

b g Desert Party - Eve Of Destruction (Malibu Moon)

4 8-12
Eric CancelJr James Frangella,
2
78
i
2
Purple, white diamond hoop, white seams on sleeves, white cap (Matties Racing Stable LLC)

Mr. Yabo 26 

b g Heavy Breathing - Lady Louise (Stalwart)

Non Runner
3
767392
i
3

Time Expired 53 

ch g Freud - Expiration Day (Gilded Time)

4 8-12
Jose LezcanoMitchell Friedman
4
59
i
4

Testy Kitten 27 

b g Kitten's Joy - Dahteste (Majestic Warrior)

4 8-12
Javier CastellanoMichael Maker
5
68
i
5

Man Of Chrome 21 

ch g Posse - Red To Positive (Jump Start)

4 8-12
Brandon BoulangerWilliam Allyn
6
72-7
i
6

Shamrock Kid 27 

dk g Dublin - Good Habits (Freud)

BF
3 8-8
Luis SaezBrad Cox
7
848
i
7

Local Edition 27 

gr/ g Cosmonaut - Miney's Awesome (Awesome Again)

3 8-8
Manuel FrancoThomas Bush
8
0389
i
8
Royal blue, yellow horse, yellow and royal blue quartered sleeves, blue cap (Royal Victory Thoroughbreds Llc)

Straitouta Congtin 21 

gr/ c Congaree - Run Tin Tin (Proud Citizen)

Non Runner
9
324443
i
9

Looking At U Kid 33 

ch g Lookin At Lucky - Devon Ridge (Cox's Ridge)

5 8-12
Hector Jr DiazJr James Frangella,
10
69-97
i
10

Noble Behavior 34 

ch g Noble Causeway - Justleavemealone (Speightstown)

3 8-8
Joey MartinezGregg Matties
Verdict

TIME EXPIRED was much improved when knocking on the door last time and can go one better here, seeing off the consistent Looking At U Kid and recent silver medalist Millies Party Boy.

20:41 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 18 Oct 2018

Race 5 - Maiden Claiming (2YO only)

Winner $25,830 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
8
i
1

Strong One 39 

dk c Dialed In - Bold American (Quiet American)

2 8-7
Javier CastellanoRudy Rodriguez
2
i
2

New Stones 

gr/ g Old Fashioned - Wellsong (El Prado)

2 8-7
John VelazquezJeremiah Englehart
3
i
3

Tordito's Bank 

dk c Bank Heist - Tordita (Birdstone)

2 8-7
Hector Jr DiazEduardo Jones
4
i
4

Mr. Fitz 

dk c Soldat - Not Affiliated (Tale Of The Cat)

2 8-7
Eric CancelMichelle Nevin
5
i
5
Royal blue, white circle, yellow hoops on sleeves, yellow cap (Rodriguez, Rudy, R)

Simbasalltrouble 

dk c Frost Giant - Court Of Dreams (Powerscourt)

Non Runner
6
70
i
6

Wisecrack 32 

gr/ g The Factor - Wild Wit (Distorted Humor)

2 8-7
Luis SaezJr Richard Violette,
7
7
i
7

Snidely 33 

b c Alternation - Over The Moon (Malibu Moon)

2 8-7 b1
Manuel FrancoJeremiah Englehart
Verdict

There are plenty of interesting newcomers to consider here, including Rudy Rodriguez's Simbasalltrouble and New Stones. However, a chance is taken on blinkers inspiring a much improved performance from SNIDELY, who has the benefit of a run under his belt.

21:14 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 18 Oct 2018

Race 6 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $27,720 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
222337
i
1

Fuel The Bern 14 

dk c Bernardini - Storm Beauty (Storm Cat)

4 8-9
Joel RosarioDanny Gargan
2
717228
i
2
purple, white triangle, white hoops on sleeves, white cap (Sea Gull Capital)

Malibu Action 19 

ch g Malibu Moon - Easy Action (Crafty Prospector)

D
Non Runner
3
815622
i
3

Mohican 22 

b g Pioneerof the Nile - Indian Love Call (Cherokee Run)

D
4 8-11
Luis SaezRobertino Diodoro
4
765227
i
4

Japonski 29 

b c Skipshot - Japon (Alzao)

4 8-9
Rajiv MaraghDerek Ryan
5
212210
i
5
Aquamarine, black palm tree, yellow sleeves, blue and black striped cap (Bahama Boyz Racing)

Terrible Day (ARG)  78 

b c Harlan's Holiday - Miss Tita (Numerous)

Non Runner
6
5-42115
i
6
Blue, yellow diamond, blue and yellow quartered sleeves, blue diamonds on yellow cap (Shea D Boy's Stable)

O Shea Can U See 74 

dk g Curlin - Tropic Of Aquarius (Ghostzapper)

D
Non Runner
7
212-624
i
7

Devine Entry 49 

ch c Point Of Entry - Bonjour Belle (Elusive Quality)

D
3 8-6
Javier CastellanoLinda Rice
8
31661
i
8

Hangman 46 

b c Scat Daddy - Hangingbyamoment (Thunder Gulch)

D
3 8-8
Manuel FrancoLinda Rice
9
991644
i
9
green, white hoops, white chevrons on sleeves, green cap (Mendham Racing Stable)

Dooley 22 

b c El Corredor - Toga Tiger (Hold That Tiger)

Non Runner
10
030-238
i
10

Whatstotalkabout 27 

dk g Freud - American Border (Boundary)

D
5 8-9
Irad Ortiz JrJason Servis
11
7-51533
i
11

Rappel 14 

b g Elusive Quality - Russian Symbol (Danehill Dancer)

D
5 8-11
John VelazquezRobert Ribaudo
12
449443
i
12

Baseline 29 

ch g Bellamy Road - Rockford Peach (Great Above)

4 8-9
Jose LezcanoJr John Toscano,
13
1-51053
i
13
Turquoise, gold diamond hoop, gold hoops on sleeves, gold cap (Three Diamonds Farm)

California Night 6 

dk c Midnight Lute - Moon Over Malibu (Malibu Moon)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

HANGMAN impressed when scoring at Monmouth last time and could follow up here at the expense of Mohican, who has rattled the crossbar the last twice. Rappel and Baseline are others to consider.

21:46 Belmont Park (USA) 18 Oct 2018

Race 7 - Claiming (3YO only)

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

7

7f

Good

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
5-38168
i
1
Orange and light blue stripes, orange sleeves (Miami Shores Racing, Llc)

Richie'slilwildcat 15 

b f Wildcat Heir - Richiesgirlgotgame (Five Star Day)

Non Runner
2
331156
i
2

Blissful Breeze 98 

b f Colonel John - Silver Breeze (Silver Deputy)

BF
3 8-8
Dylan DavisSteven Jerkens
3
167
i
3

Terrabyte 82 

b f Data Link - Starship Cruiser (Golden Missile)

3 8-6
Joel RosarioII John Terranova,
4
429532
i
4

Theodosia 18 

gr/ f Exchange Rate - First Glory (Honour And Glory)

3 8-6
Jose LezcanoGregory DiPrima
5
267532
i
5

Sheputaspellonme 56 

b f Point Of Entry - Spelling (Alphabet Soup)

D
3 8-6
Manuel FrancoBrian Lynch
6
316238
i
6
Red, yellow ball, yellow and red halved sleeves, red cap (Chen, Danny J And McGowan, James)

Mo Flash 118 

b f Uncle Mo - Super Flash (Afleet Alex)

Non Runner
7
442179
i
7

Bramble Queen 28 

dk f Silent Name - Regal Rose (Empire Maker)

D
3 8-8
Javier CastellanoMichael Dini
8
146319
i
8
Olive green, white stars, white sleeves, olive cap (Woodland Farms)

Karen's Gem 33 

b f Gemologist - Reserve Bid (Pine Bluff)

D
Non Runner
9
246771-
i
9

Life Time Citizen 302 

b f Proud Citizen - Journeyofalifetime (Arch)

3 8-6
Luis SaezPhilip Serpe
10
218325
i
10
Turquoise, gold diamond hoop, gold hoops on sleeves, gold cap (Three Diamonds Farm And Miami Shores Racing, Llc)

Naples Legacy 11 

dk f Medaglia d'Oro - Malibu Legacy (Malibu Moon)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

Life Time Citizen and Bramble Queen both have claims, but the nod goes to SHEPUTASPELLONME, who finished second in a valuable event at Saratoga when last seen in August.

22:18 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 18 Oct 2018

Race 8 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

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

8

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
25/526-7
i
1

Syndergaard 106 

ch c Majesticperfection - Magic Belle (Gold Case)

D
4 8-9
Javier CastellanoII John Terranova,
2
336624
i
2

Heavy Meddle 20 

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

D
4 8-9
Junior AlvaradoWilliam Mott
3
27-4112
i
3
Black, white sash, silver V, silver seams on sleeves, white cap (Valente, Roddy J , Bilinski, Darlene And Alfred, Richard)

Stoney Bennett 20 

ch g Bustin Stones - Saudi Princess (Unbridled's Song)

D BF
Non Runner
4
222491
i
4

Shiraz 19 

ch g Tale Of The Cat - Lentil (Alphabet Soup)

D
4 8-11
Irad Ortiz JrMichael Maker
5
562421
i
5

Sicilia Mike 45 

dk g Girolamo - Song Of Broadway (Tiznow)

D
4 8-11
Dylan DavisGary Sciacca
6
523531
i
6

Bluegrass Express 55 

b c Bluegrass Cat - Back To Daddy (Tiznow)

D
4 8-11
Joel RosarioRichard Vega
7
517261
i
7

Sudden Surprise 27 

b g Giant Surprise - Ready And Good (More Than Ready)

D
5 8-11
John VelazquezDavid Donk
8
15847
i
8

Arthur's Hope 26 

ch c Smart Bid - Prom Dance (Citidancer)

D
4 8-11
Luis SaezMarco Salazar
Verdict

SHIRAZ won well here late last month and following that performance, he gets the nod today. Stoney Bennett and Syndergaard also warrant respect.

22:50 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 18 Oct 2018

Race 9 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $34,650 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

9

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
241174
i
1

Major Force 73 

dk g Scat Daddy - Lerici (Woodman)

D
4 8-9
Javier CastellanoAntonio Arriaga
2
755-407
i
2
Purple, white stars on sleeves, purple cap (Andrew Sulley)

Bold Thunder 48 

dk h Bold n' Flashy - Stormy Kristine (Storm Creek)

Non Runner
3
284522
i
3

Royal Asset 47 

ch g Langfuhr - Royal Relic (Colonial Affair)

D
6 8-9
Manuel FrancoRudy Rodriguez
4
243233
i
4

Expected Ruler 26 

dk g Leroidesanimaux - Expected Pleasures (Allen's Prospect)

D BF
5 8-9 b
Joel RosarioRobert Falcone
5
944442
i
5

Excluded 46 

dk g Girolamo - Exclusive Scheme (Saarland)

D
5 8-9
Rajiv MaraghJr John Toscano,
6
511106
i
6

Catch A Cab 62 

b g Proud Citizen - Gypsy Cab Company (Malibu Moon)

4 8-11
Hector Jr DiazJr John Toscano,
7
258286
i
7

Frisky Magician 27 

b g Street Magician - Feelin Abit Frisky (Posse)

D
6 8-9
Jose LezcanoJorge Abreu
8
484785
i
8

Shamcat 32 

dk c First Defence - Mystic Rhythms (Citidancer)

4 8-9
Dylan DavisGregory DiPrima
9
535436
i
9

Field Of Courage 47 

dk g Marchfield - Miss Crissy (Bold n' Flashy)

D
6 8-9
Luis ReyesRudy Rodriguez
10
661512
i
10
White and green diamonds, green sleeves, pink chevrons, green cap (Diane Balsamo)

Blue Belt 15 

b g Bluegrass Cat - Gins Majesty (Go For Gin)

D BF
Non Runner
11
473531
i
11

Benefactor 59 

dk g More Than Ready - Villa d'Este (Street Sense)

D
4 8-9
Luis SaezRobertino Diodoro
Verdict

FIELD OF COURAGE's form in stakes company this year suggests that he will be extremely hard to beat today. That said, Expected Ruler and Bold Thunder can also be expected to go well.