18:30 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 21 Oct 2018

Race 1 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $22,050 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

7f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
49
i
1

Union Wise 35 

gr/ g Union Rags - Wickedly Wise (Tactical Cat)

4 8-12
Luis SaezJames Ryerson
2
957-005
i
2

Flat Out Jayvien 9 

dk g Flat Out - Jillistana (Istan)

3 8-9
Dalton BrownRandi Persaud
3
373452
i
3

Moneigh Moproblems 44 

b g Uncle Mo - Aim for the Moon (Deputy Minister)

BF
4 8-12
Rajiv MaraghGeorge Weaver
4
4-26568
i
4

Tom's Music 35 

dk g Midnight Lute - Siwa (ALYDEED)

3 8-9
Samuel JimenezAlejandro Maymo
5
040
i
5

Ajwibah 35 

b g Tapit - Zaroof (Street Cry)

3 8-9
Michael LuzziKiaran McLaughlin
6
i
6

Cain V And D C 

dk g Tale Of The Cat - Preach Tome Daddy (Scat Daddy)

3 8-9
Manuel FrancoEric Guillot
7
8763
i
7

Somebody 25 

dk g Mineshaft - Bidding War (Grand Slam)

3 8-9
Dylan DavisH Bond
Verdict

MONEIGH MOPROBLEMS knocked on the door over course and distance last time and can go one better now to see off the improving Somebody. Flat Out Jayvien and newcomer Cain V And D C are others to note.

19:04 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 21 Oct 2018

Race 2 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO plus)

Winner $47,250 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

1m 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
5
i
1
White, red braces, red and white halved sleeves (Klaravich Stables, Inc)

Circleofcompetence 30 

ch f Curlin - Emma Darling (Hennessy)

Non Runner
2
9-22462
i
2

Asticou Trail 23 

ch f Hard Spun - Carriage Trail (Giant's Causeway)

4 8-12
Joel RosarioIII Claude McGaughey
3
856974
i
3

Know Point Given 8 

ch f Point Given - Never Know (Tomorrows Cat)

3 8-8
Brandon BoulangerGregg Matties
4
2
i
4
Black, sky blue triangular panel and cap (Stewart Armstrong)

Aspen Summer 244 

ch f Animal Kingdom - Greenstreet (Street Cry)

Non Runner
5
8
i
5

Grayjavu 30 

gr/ f Graydar - Courante (Elusive Quality)

3 8-8
David CohenJohn Kimmel
6
554253
i
6
Burnt orange, turquoise hoop, turquoise diamonds on sleeves, turquoise cap (Colts Neck Stables Llc)

Dig Deeper 57 

b f One Sweet Jess - Halfpast Aheartbreak (Coronado's Quest)

BF
Non Runner
7
357-8
i
7
Rose, vermillion cap (John O'Connor)

Moviemaker 37 

b f Curlin - Monserrat (Street Sense)

Non Runner
8
4-8756
i
8
White and green triangular thirds, green sleeves, white chevrons, green cap, white button (Jane Schosberg)

Tapin Through Life 55 

gr/ f Tapit - Sunshine for Life (Giant's Causeway)

Non Runner
9
7
i
9

Stylishly 63 

ch f Speightstown - Always A Princess (Leroidesanimaux)

3 8-8
Jose LezcanoCherie Devaux
10
6764
i
10

Kingdom's Queen 23 

b f Animal Kingdom - Ruff (Clever Trick)

3 8-8
Manuel FrancoDavid Donk
11
55/23-23
i
11

Merger Arbitrage 23 

dk f More Than Ready - Hopeful Union (Dixie Union)

4 8-12
Javier CastellanoChad Brown
Verdict

Chad Brown has a strong hand here with Circleofcompetence and Merger Arbitrage, while the consistent Dig Deeper and Asticou Trail command respect. However, preference is for ASPEN SUMMER, who was only beaten a head on her first start and should have more to give.

19:37 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 21 Oct 2018

Race 3 - Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $48,510 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

1m 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
11-2253
i
1

Storm Prophet 24 

dk g Tale Of The Cat - Andraste (Pulpit)

D
5 8-10
Javier CastellanoLinda Rice
2
266341
i
2

Sargeant Drive 9 

gr/ c Tapit - Carriage Trail (Giant's Causeway)

D
3 8-8
John VelazquezIII Claude McGaughey
3
2-43212
i
3
Black, gold disc, red arrow head, red hoops on sleeves, red button on black cap (Stronach Stables)

Point To Remember 24 

ch c Point Of Entry - Miss Isella (Silver Charm)

D
Non Runner
4
532121
i
4

Sanavi 44 

b g Lemon Drop Kid - Selvatica (Forestry)

D
4 8-12
Manuel FrancoJeremiah Englehart
5
313202
i
5

Hollywood Strike 29 

b g Smart Strike - Hollywood Story (Wild Rush)

D
5 8-10
Luis SaezMichael Matz
6
695337
i
6

Zing Zang 35 

gr/ c Tapit - Jet Away (Mr. Greeley)

D
3 8-6
Irad Ortiz JrSteven Asmussen
Verdict

SARGEANT DRIVE was 12 lengths clear of his rivals when scoring here last time and he looks the one to beat again. Point To Remember is a must for consideration, while Sanavi has won two of his last three and is respected.

20:09 Belmont Park (USA) 21 Oct 2018

Race 4 - Maiden Special Weight (2YO only)

Winner $39,060 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

6f

Good

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
27
i
1
Antique gold, white triangular panel, gold sleeves, white chevrons, black cap (Edwin Anthony)

Jot 36 

ch f Shackleford - Strikealinethruit (Officer)

Non Runner
2
0
i
2
Lime, Blue Dots, Blue Sleeves, Lime And Blue Quartered Cap (Deetee Stables)

Minit Maus 37 

dk f Courageous Cat - Brushme On (Brushed On)

Non Runner
3
i
3

Whodunnitandran 

dk f Courageous Cat - I'm Gonna Flip (City Zip)

2 8-7
Eric CancelMichael Maker
4
i
4

Antiguan Princess 

b f Haynesfield - Cash Queen Anna (Dr Fong)

2 8-7
Pablo FragosoPatrick Kelly
5
4249
i
5
Light green, black yoke and star, black cap (Midwest Thoroughbreds, Inc)

Mike's Girl 18 

dk f Scat Daddy - Salt Water Reign (Salt Lake)

BF
Non Runner
6
5
i
6

Winifred J 18 

b f Blame - Wild Grace (Forest Wildcat)

2 8-7
Javier CastellanoEdward Barker
7
0
i
7
Purple, mauve ball, purple diamonds on mauve sleeves, purple cap (Two Tone Farms)

Button Candy 18 

ch f Sidney's Candy - Vivant (Smoke Glacken)

Non Runner
8
2
i
8

Saloon Girl 44 

ch f Alpha - Carson City Girl (Carson City)

BF
2 8-7
Dylan DavisWesley Ward
9
i
9
Kelly green, orange sash, white sleeves, orange cap (Waterville Lake Stable)

Valencia Vale 

b f Awesome Again - Andraste (Pulpit)

Non Runner
10
0
i
10
Forest green, red diamond frame, white sleeves, red diamond hoop, red cap (Chalk Racing And Epona Racing Stable)

Gunboat Diplomacy 18 

b f Midshipman - Queen Of Valentine (Storm Creek)

Non Runner
11
i
11
Silver, Blue Sleeves, Silver armlets and cap (Anjes Farm)

Street Chamber 

b f First Samurai - Clear Pasaj (Smoke Glacken)

Non Runner
12
i
12

Mz Seb Pat 

dk f Mission Impazible - House Virgin (Housebuster)

2 8-7
Manuel FrancoDavid Donk
13
4
i
13
Maroon and silver diamonds, silver sleeves and cap (Sackatoga Stable)

Niko's Dream 55 

ch f Central Banker - Adriatic Dream (Wild Desert)

Non Runner
14
i
14

Fight On Lucy 

dk f Musket Man - Loving Lucy (Lycius)

2 8-7
Luis SaezPatrick Kelly
15
i
15

Lem Me Have It 

ch f Frost Giant - Lisvernane (Arch)

2 8-7
David CohenBruce Levine
16
i
16

Thatza Prankster 

b f Into Mischief - Thatza Wrap (Hard Spun)

2 8-7
Irad Jr OrtizLinda Rice
Verdict

MIKE'S GIRL disappointed on her latest start when down the field after a trio of solid efforts. The daughter of Scat Daddy can prove too strong for Jot and Winifred J if back to her best.

20:41 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 21 Oct 2018

Race 5 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $27,720 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
556814
i
1

Grandpa's Arianna 62 

b f More Than Ready - Can't Bluff Me (Pine Bluff)

4 8-11
Dylan DavisKiaran McLaughlin
2
19-9564
i
2

Blue Atlas 25 

b f English Channel - Iron Goddess (More Than Ready)

D
3 8-6
Javier CastellanoTodd Pletcher
3
549-366
i
3
Gold, black cross of lorraine, black and gold halved sleeves, gold cap, black visor and button (Bob Petersons Stables, Llc And Bellavia, Frank)

Wilburnmoney 37 

b f Wilburn - Lady In The Money (Yes It's True)

D
Non Runner
4
265412
i
4
Red, royal blue braces, blue hoop on sleeves, red cap (James Riccio)

Ribbonite 82 

b f Griffinite - Western Lariat (Western Expression)

D BF
Non Runner
5
3/43133
i
5

Enthusiastic Gal 36 

gr/ m Ecclesiastic - Twiggles (Maria's Mon)

BF
6 8-11
Jose LezcanoSteve Klesaris
6
512458
i
6

Banty's Girl 10 

dk f Shackleford - Media Starlett (Mass Media)

D
4 8-11
Julio HernandezEduardo Jones
7
64214-5
i
7

Esther The Queen 25 

dk m Purim - French Link (Orientate)

D
6 8-9
Manuel FrancoMichelle Nevin
8
13/7219
i
8

Awsum Roar 76 

b f In Summation - City Roar (Carson City)

D
4 8-11
Irad Ortiz JrJason Servis
9
9/7569-7
i
9

It's Two Hot Benny 44 

b m Yesbyjimminy - Sleek Tigress (Tactical Advantage)

5 8-9
Eric CancelJeremiah Englehart
Verdict

ENTHUSIASTIC GAL has the strongest recent form in the contest and looks the clear one to beat. Banty's Girl and Awsum Roar could pose a threat if running to their best.

21:14 Belmont Park (USA) 21 Oct 2018

Race 6 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $26,460 - 11 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

6f

Good

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
212724
i
1

Samara 59 

ch f Hard Spun - Smara (Storm Cat)

D BF
4 8-11
Irad Ortiz JrJason Servis
2
456357
i
2

Rock Ave. Road 28 

ch m Street Boss - Mineralogist (Mineshaft)

D
5 8-9
Harry HernandezRodrigo Ubillo
3
944692
i
3

Forever Daisy 25 

b f Colonel John - Good Night Prayer (Smarty Jones)

D
3 8-6
Eric CancelDavid Donk
4
7-44147
i
4

Merlins Muse 15 

ch f Cape Blanco - Davanti (Danehill Dancer)

D
3 8-8
John VelazquezDavid Donk
5
251520
i
5
Forest green, red diamond frame, white sleeves, red diamond hoop, red cap (Epona Racing Stable)

Lune Lake 28 

dk f Teuflesberg - Lune (Rahy)

D
Non Runner
6
2174
i
6

Bella's Game 21 

b f Soldat - Thunder Way (Thunder Gulch)

D
3 8-8
David CohenPatrick Reynolds
7
414
i
7

Shanghai Dreams 25 

dk f Shanghai Bobby - Boatman Road (Lord At War)

BF
3 8-8
Rajiv MaraghRobert Falcone
8
03214
i
8

Truly Courageous 15 

b f Courageous Cat - True Legend (Gold Legend)

D
4 8-11
Luis ReyesGary Contessa
9
564283
i
9

Tiz Priceless 29 

b f Tizway - Priceless Design (More Than Ready)

3 8-6
Joel RosarioJohn Kimmel
10
571
i
10

Third Card Down 62 

dk f Freud - All The Tricks (Grand Slam)

D
3 8-8
Dylan DavisCharlton Baker
11
91-2379
i
11

Discreet Cathy 29 

b f Desert Party - Discreet Lady (Discreet Cat)

D
3 8-6
Manuel FrancoJr Edward Coletti,
12
471673
i
12
Lime, Blue Dots, Blue Sleeves, Lime And Blue Quartered Cap (Deetee Stables)

Carlisle Belle 25 

b f Macho Uno - Ausable Chasm (Hook And Ladder)

Non Runner
13
296431
i
13
Dark green, tangerine chevrons, green sleeves, tangerine chevrons, tangerine cap (Henning, Michael, A)

Gentle Annie 13 

b f Freud - Taxi Dancer (Not For Love)

D
Non Runner
14
1537-43
i
14

Jazzy Juder 53 

b m Freud - Yankee Million (Yankee Victor)

BF
5 8-9
Luis SaezJeremiah Englehart
Verdict

BELLA'S GAME remains open to improvement making the fifth start of her career and can account for the likes of Shanghai Dreams and Samara, who both arrive in solid form.

21:46 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 21 Oct 2018

Race 7 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $22,680 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
2-41476
i
1

Pirate's Treasure 35 

ch g Gemologist - Tartan Lady (Malibu Moon)

4 8-9
Eric CancelGary Gullo
2
442313
i
2

Tiffany's Vision 88 

dk f Pollard's Vision - Tiffygonewest (Western Expression)

D
4 8-8
Brandon BoulangerLeo O'Brien
3
69-4437
i
3

Altesino 72 

ch g Posse - Mystical Lady (Behrens)

5 8-9
Dylan DavisH Bond
4
163622
i
4

Carmine's Honor 21 

b g To Honor And Serve - Blue Hennessy (Hennessy)

D
3 8-8
Luis SaezGary Contessa
5
526533
i
5

Flatexcel 32 

b g Flat Out - Sweetlalabye (Sweetsouthernsaint)

BF
3 8-6
Javier CastellanoBruce Levine
6
246839
i
6

Crea's Bklyn Law 9 

b g Sky Mesa - Morningbird (Quiet American)

D
3 8-6
Harry HernandezEdward Delauro
7
43-5551
i
7

The I Man 31 

dk g Bob and John - Kaydeross (Prime Timber)

D
4 8-11
Luis ReyesBob Dunham
8
07701
i
8
Purple and pink stripes, purple cap (Kurtin, Barbara, Mottola, Gary F And Cornell, Brian)

Bigsouljoel 44 

ch c Kitten's Joy - Fanfire (Elusive Quality)

D
Non Runner
9
28-1457
i
9

Nolinski 35 

dk c Bob and John - Mrs. Ripley (Yes It's True)

D
3 8-6
Manuel FrancoJeremiah Englehart
Verdict

BIGSOULJOEL appreciated the drop down to this sort of level when opening his account over 7f last month and, with that confidence booster under his belt, he might be able to complete the double. There are plenty of dangers, however, with Flatexcel and Carmine's Honor topping the list.

22:18 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 21 Oct 2018

Athenia Stakes (grade 3) (3YO plus)

Winner $126,000 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

1m 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
25/111-2
i
1

Rymska (FR)  51 

blk f Le Havre - Foreign Raider (Lend A Hand)

D BF
4 8-8
Irad Ortiz JrChad Brown
2
2-25422
i
2

Hawksmoor (IRE)  29 

b m Azamour - Bridal Dance (Danehill Dancer)

D
5 8-8
Manuel FrancoArnaud Delacour
3
564-162
i
3

New Money Honey 36 

b f Medaglia d'Oro - Weekend Whim (Distorted Humor)

D
4 8-8
Javier CastellanoChad Brown
4
371333
i
4

Indian Blessing (GB)  15 

ch f Sepoy - Alpen Glen (Halling)

D
4 8-11
Feargal LynchEd Walker
5
2-71712
i
5
Red, gold sleeves, red cap (Sam-Son Farm)

Mythical Mission 29 

ch f Giant's Causeway - Misty Mission (Miswaki)

D
Non Runner
6
1-12253
i
6

Inflexibility 36 

b f Scat Daddy - Halo's Verse (Unbridled's Song)

D BF
4 8-6
John VelazquezChad Brown
7
0/1-2333
i
7

Pas De Soucis (IRE)  43 

b m Footstepsinthesand - Whip And Win (Whipper)

D
5 8-4
Jose LezcanoJorge Abreu
8
4/514-41
i
8
White, red ball, red cuffs on sleeves, red cap (Speedway Stable Llc)

Candy Store (IRE)  51 

ch f Lope De Vega - March Madness (Noverre)

D
Non Runner
9
1-32541
i
9

On Leave 50 

gr/ m War Front - Meghan's Joy (A.P. Indy)

D
5 8-8
Joel RosarioIII Claude McGaughey
Verdict

INDIAN BLESSING arrives on the back of two solid third-placed efforts in Grade 1 and Grade 2 company and, with her sights lowered today, she could prove a tough nut to crack. Most feared are On Leave and Pas De Soucis, but there are lots of dangers.

22:50 Belmont Park (USA) 21 Oct 2018

Race 9 - Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $48,510 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

9

1m 110y

Good

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
412152
i
1
Chocolate brown, light blue sleeves, blue and brown cap (Hilly Fields Stable)

Goodbye Brockley 13 

b f Cosmonaut - Ladywell Court (Powerscourt)

D BF
Non Runner
2
194121
i
2
Olive green, white stars, white sleeves, olive cap (Woodland Farms)

Madame Barbarian 17 

dk m Stroll - Sweet Ober Melissa (Tale Of The Cat)

D
Non Runner
3
413-
i
3

Filfila 316 

ch f Kitten's Joy - Garmoosha (Kingmambo)

D
3 8-6
Irad Ortiz JrChad Brown
4
224272
i
4

Ferdinanda 22 

ch f Giant's Causeway - My Mammy (Came Home)

D BF
3 8-6
Junior AlvaradoBarclay Tagg
5
9-34325
i
5

Jaunt 49 

b f Harlan's Holiday - Check (Unbridled)

D
4 8-10
Jose LezcanoIII Claude McGaughey
6
4231
i
6

Competitionofideas 44 

dk f Speightstown - Devil By Design (Medaglia d'Oro)

D
3 8-8
Javier CastellanoChad Brown
7
493543
i
7

Fairy Link 35 

dk f Data Link - Antinous (Street Cry)

D BF
3 8-6
Harry HernandezPeter Pugh
8
222-445
i
8
Gold, black star, black sleeves, gold hoop, black cap (West Point Thoroughbreds, Tango Uniform Racing Llc And Masiello, Robert)

Best Performance 133 

ch f Broken Vow - Give My Regards (Smart Strike)

BF
Non Runner
9
143265
i
9

Sweet Sting 31 

b f Awesome Again - Perfect Sting (Red Ransom)

D
3 8-6
Manuel FrancoJames Jerkens
10
143581
i
10

Aikenetta 37 

dk f Aikenite - Babae (Barkerville)

D
4 8-12
Luis ReyesRudy Rodriguez
Verdict

COMPETITIONOFIDEAS has done little wrong during her short racing career thus far and was hugely impressive when bolting up over track and trip last time. She remains open to greater improvement and gets the vote to edge out Ferdinanda and Goodbye Brockley.