18:30 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 26 Sep 2018

Race 1 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $44,100 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

1m 110y

Sloppy (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
4212-41
i
1
Gold, red sash, red seams on sleeves, crimson cap (Fortune Farm (richard Nicolai))

Might Be 105 

gr/ f Posse - Smileforamile (Unbridled's Song)

D
4 8-12
Dylan DavisChris Englehart
2
1-47617
i
2
Green and white diablo, white collar, green sleeves, white seams, green and white quartered cap (Broman, Sr , Chester And Mary)

Rachel's Blue Moon 33 

b f Bodemeister - Beautiful But Blue (El Corredor)

D
3 8-8
Manuel FrancoJames Jerkens
3
54-6395
i
3
White, purple hoop, purple sleeves, white hoop, purple cap (Reddam Racing Llc)

Cause We Are Loyal 33 

gr/ f Creative Cause - Rock 'n Wolin (Not For Love)

3 8-6
Jose LezcanoMark Hennig
4
421712
i
4
Canary yellow, green hoops on sleeves, green cap (Glencrest Farm Llc (lessee))

Take Charge Aubrey 33 

b f Take Charge Indy - Dr. Zic (Milwaukee Brew)

D BF
3 8-8
Jose OrtizBruce Levine
5
182-132
i
5
Yellow, pink circle and rose, pink cuffs and cap (Dubb, Michael And Imperio, Michael)

Cotton Candy Cutie 179 

ch m Sidney's Candy - Sassy Redhead (Henny Hughes)

D
5 8-10
Irad Ortiz JrRudy Rodriguez
Verdict

MIGHT BE was an easy winner of her latest start at the track in June and her recent homework has been very good. Take Charge Aubrey and Rachel's Blue Moon complete the shortlist.

19:04 Belmont Park (USA) 26 Sep 2018

Race 2 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

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

2

1m

Sloppy

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
6950-5
i
1
Turquoise, white stars, turquoise cap, white stars (John McClutchy)

Molly's Nighthawk 91 

ch f Freud - Another Please (Flower Alley)

Non Runner
2
763-744
i
2
Forest green, red diamond frame, white sleeves, red diamond hoop, red cap (Epona Racing Stable, Dark Horse Racing Stable And Cjc Racing)

Unparalleled 58 

ch f Line Of David - Runthruthejungle (High Yield)

3 8-8
David CohenBruce Brown
3
60-2253
i
3
Pale blue, royal blue and white blocks on sleeves, royal blue cap (Sarah Sheila Stables)

Reconsider It 49 

b f War Chant - Considerate (Leroidesanimaux)

Non Runner
4
4-24222
i
4
White, royal blue star and collar, two blue hoops and cuffs on sleeves, white cap, blue button (Thomas Thienel)

Grand Banks 23 

b f Paddy O'prado - Far And Away (Strong Hope)

4 8-12
Jose OrtizJeremiah Englehart
5
474333
i
5
Purple, turquoise stars, purple cap (John Pregman, Jr)

Crater Rim 23 

b f Rimrod - Golden Accolade (Highest Honor)

Non Runner
6
2
i
6
orange and black stripes, orange sleeves, black cap (Doheny Racing Stable, Off The Hook Llc And Coleman, Thomas)

Hit A Provisional 105 

b f Northern Afleet - Quiet North (Quiet American)

3 8-8
Manuel FrancoJorge Abreu
7
752/4-
i
7
Yellow, pink circle and rose, pink cuffs and cap (Dubb, M , Sheep Pond Partners, Bethlehem Stables Llc And The Elkstone Group Llc)

Super Mama 438 

dk f Elusive Quality - Mccool (Giant's Causeway)

4 8-12
Javier CastellanoJorge Abreu
8
0-8867
i
8
Green & Yellow Diamonds, Green Sleeves, (Gary Sciacca)

Low Is Laine 23 

dk f Clarke Lane - Enticer (Bahhare)

4 8-12
Joey MartinezGary Sciacca
9
532234
i
9
Royal blue and white diagonal quarters, white sleeves, blue hoop, blue cap (Peter Deutsch)

Spring Drama 51 

gr/ f Big Drama - One Spring Storm (Wekiva Springs)

Non Runner
Verdict

HIT A PROVISIONAL arrives on the back of a good second on her racecourse debut here over 6f and she can go one better now upped in trip. Spring Drama and Reconsider It are feared most.

19:37 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 26 Sep 2018

Race 3 - Claiming (3YO plus)

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

3

6f

Sloppy (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
13/7219
i
1
Royal blue, white ball, royal blue and white halved sleeves, royal blue and white quartered cap (Waterford Stable)

Awsum Roar 51 

b f In Summation - City Roar (Carson City)

D
Non Runner
2
264214-
i
2
Black, Red Triangle, Red Hoops on Sleeves, Red Cap (Vincent Scuderi)

Esther The Queen 472 

dk m Purim - French Link (Orientate)

D
6 8-9
Jose OrtizMichelle Nevin
3
331156
i
3
Chinese red, black diamond, red and gold diamonds on sleeves, red cap (Abramowitz, Darryl E And Abramowitz, Matthew)

Blissful Breeze 76 

b f Colonel John - Silver Breeze (Silver Deputy)

D BF
Non Runner
4
119-956
i
4
Black And White Halves, black and white halved sleeves, Black And White halved Cap (Barry Schwartz)

Blue Atlas 51 

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

D
3 8-6
Javier CastellanoTodd Pletcher
5
9/7569-7
i
5
Red, yellow circle (Amsterdam Two Stables)

It's Two Hot Benny 19 

b m Yesbyjimminy - Sleek Tigress (Tactical Advantage)

Non Runner
6
644222
i
6
Olive green, white stars, white sleeves, olive cap (Woodland Farms)

Tiz A Kitten 19 

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

4 8-9
David CohenJr Louis Linder,
7
222753
i
7
Royal blue, gold triangle, two gold hoops on sleeves, blue cap (Bran Jam Stable)

Salty Smile 19 

dk f Bellamy Road - Saltamontes (Wheelaway)

D
3 8-6
Joel RosarioJr John Toscano,
8
416594
i
8
Orange, royal blue diamond, blue cap (Ivery Sisters Racing And Djc Racing Stables)

China Rider 19 

b f Majestic Warrior - Smart Angel (Smart Strike)

D
4 8-11
Joel RosarioDavid Cannizzo
9
556814
i
9
Royal blue and white diagonal quarters, white sleeves, blue hoop, blue cap (Peter Deutsch)

Grandpa's Arianna 37 

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

Non Runner
Verdict

AWSUM ROAR is clearly a lot better than showing last time and she might be worth another chance in this moderate heat. Esther The Queen and Tiz A Kitten also warrant respect.

20:09 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 26 Sep 2018

Race 4 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

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

4

6f

Sloppy (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
672233
i
1
Royal Blue, Gold Ball, Gold Seams on Sleeves (WellSpring Stables)

Jordy's Ready 28 

ch f More Than Ready - Jordy Y (Congrats)

3 8-9
Luis SaezPhilip Serpe
2
233462
i
2
Black, white circle (Rookie Tb Racing Stable, Inc And Brigade Stable)

Golden Vale 28 

ch f Jersey Town - Giftie Gie (Master Command)

3 8-9
Dylan DavisBarclay Tagg
3
9-756
i
3
Green, coral ball, coral collar, coral sleeves, green cuffs (C Valeri)

Astrology Hill 131 

dk f Astrology - Fortress Hill (Forest Wildcat)

3 8-9
Joey MartinezGary Gullo
4
i
4
White, blue triangle, white and blue halved sleeves, white cap (John Quiles)

Run From Theheat 

b f Warrior's Reward - Offbeatheat (Latent Heat)

3 8-9
Samuel JimenezJohn Quiles
5
7
i
5
White, burgundy ball, burgundy diamonds on sleeves, burgundy cap (Louis Lazzinnaro Llc)

Lip Sync 54 

b f Maclean's Music - Tight Lipped (Kissin Kris)

3 8-9 b1
Irad Ortiz JrRudy Rodriguez
6
24-4
i
6
green, white diamond hoop, white diamonds sleeves, white cap (Coleman, Thomas, Doheny Racing Stable And Head Of Plains Partners Llc)

Brooklyn Gerty 48 

b m Birdstone - Rumari (Dixie Union)

BF
5 8-12
Javier CastellanoJorge Abreu
7
675444
i
7
Yellow, white ball, yellow heart, blue sleeves, two yellow hoops, yellow cap (Andrea Johnson)

Flying Pleasantly 28 

b f Pleasantly Perfect - Polkadot (Pistols And Roses)

Non Runner
Verdict

GOLDEN VALE had Jordy's Ready back in third when landing the silver medal over the extended 6f at Saratoga last time and she is expected to confirm that form. Brooklyn Gerty looks best of the rest.

20:41 Belmont Park (USA) 26 Sep 2018

Race 5 - Claiming (3YO plus)

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

5

7f

Sloppy

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
27-5153
i
1
Purple, green yoke, green chevrons on sleeves, purple cap (Marc Keller)

Rappel 37 

b g Elusive Quality - Russian Symbol (Danehill Dancer)

D
Non Runner
2
122233
i
2
Turquoise, gold diamond hoop, gold hoops on sleeves, gold cap (Three Diamonds Farm)

Fuel The Bern 49 

dk c Bernardini - Storm Beauty (Storm Cat)

D
Non Runner
3
781562
i
3
Black, gold yoke, gold chevrons on sleeves, gold cap (Goldfarb, Sanford J , Kahn, Alan And Malvern And Janet Burroughs Llc)

Mohican 7 

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

4 8-11
David CohenRobertino Diodoro
4
2-43361
i
4
Black, gold circle, black sleeves and cap (Empire State Thoroughbreds)

Bon Raison 51 

dk c Raison D'etat - Padmore (French Deputy)

3 8-8
Joel RosarioGary Contessa
5
1-4132
i
5
White, red disc and cap (Spellman, Kent)

The Queens Jules 37 

b g Scat Daddy - Riverboat Queen (English Channel)

D
Non Runner
6
252231
i
6
Electric Blue, orange circle, orange cuffs on sleeves (Drawing Away Stable)

Tale Of Mist 10 

dk h Tale of Ekati - Settling Mist (Pleasant Colony)

5 8-11
Jose LezcanoJr John Toscano,
7
599164
i
7
green, white hoops, white chevrons on sleeves, green cap (Mendham Racing Stable)

Dooley 7 

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

4 8-11
Eric CancelDavid Donk
8
639-750
i
8
Black, white diamond, white chevrons on sleeves, black cap (Morton, Tobey, L)

Camp Courage 56 

dk g War Front - Storybook (Halling)

Non Runner
9
517457
i
9
Maroon, Grey v, Maroon Cap (Harry C And Tom O Meyerhoff Llc)

Alive 31 

gr/ c Uncle Mo - Dimple Pinch (Smoke Glacken)

4 8-11
Jose OrtizMichael Trombetta
Verdict

MOHICAN was touched off over track and trip latest and wouldn't need to find much improvement to get back on the winning trail. Fuel The Bern and The Queens Jules make most appeal of the remainder.

21:14 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 26 Sep 2018

Race 6 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $34,650 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

6f 110y

Sloppy (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
431443
i
1
Blue and grey diablo, blue sleeves, grey chevrons, blue cap (Philmar Stables And Merjan, David)

Bitumen 23 

dk c Mineshaft - Kobla cat (Tale Of The Cat)

D
4 8-9
Jose OrtizDavid Duggan
2
111524
i
2
pink, black circle, black sleeves and collar, pink cap, black visor (Nice Guys Stables And Hornstock, Steve)

Forge 39 

dk c Harlan's Holiday - TRUE FEELINGS (Latent Heat)

D
Non Runner
3
296422
i
3
Hot Pink, Black Diamond Frame (Flying P Stable)

Rockford 23 

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

D BF
7 8-9
Joel RosarioBruce Levine
4
0-63451
i
4
Yellow, pink circle and rose, pink cuffs and cap (Michael Dubb)

The Red Dude 66 

ch c First Dude - Lovin Spoonful (Dixieland Band)

D
4 8-9
Irad Ortiz JrJason Servis
5
242137
i
5
Red, royal blue braces, blue hoop on sleeves, red cap (James Riccio)

Nigel's Destiny 39 

b g Giant's Causeway - Ticket to Seattle (Capote)

D BF
7 8-11
Joe BravoJeremiah Englehart
6
271221
i
6
Green, white cap (Magner, Dermot)

Imperatore 23 

b g Roman Ruler - Singit (Sultry Song)

D
7 8-9
David CohenDermot Magner
7
522333
i
7
Green, white ball, white sleeves, green armlets, green cap (M And M Racing (mike Sisk))

Top Of The Page 18 

ch g Parading - Fumble (Deputy Minister)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

IMPERATORE had Rockford (second) and Bitumen (third) in arrears when scoring over this trip at Saratoga last time and there is no obvious reason why that form should be reversed.

21:46 Belmont Park (USA) 26 Sep 2018

Race 7 - Claiming (3YO only)

Winner $34,650 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

7f

Sloppy

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
615952
i
1
Blue, yellow ball, black horses head, yellow spots on sleeves, black cap (Island Wind Racing)

Flat Bill 10 

dk g Regal Ransom - Turducken (Maria's Mon)

BF
Non Runner
2
1772
i
2
Turquoise, gold diamond hoop, gold hoops on sleeves, gold cap (Three Diamonds Farm)

Take It To Scale 24 

b g Into Mischief - Silver Prize (Silver Train)

BF
3 8-6
Jose OrtizMichael Maker
3
61
i
3
Green, royal blue circle, blue sleeves, green spots, blue cap (E V Racing Stable And Rodriguez, Rudy R)

Rogue Nation 12 

gr/ g Mission Impazible - Glitzy Girl (Touch Gold)

Non Runner
4
221416
i
4
Green, white ball, white sleeves, green armlets, green cap (M And M Racing (mike Sisk))

Felix In Fabula 52 

gr/ c Tale Of The Cat - Mecanique (Maria's Mon)

D
3 8-8
David CohenRobertino Diodoro
5
1-56856
i
5
Kelly green, hot pink horseshoe, hot pink sleeves, kelly green hoop, hot pink and kelly green stripes on cap (Funky Munky Stable Llc)

Phone Funky Munky 24 

b g Data Link - Caller Trust (Trust N Luck)

Non Runner
6
1755
i
6
Blue, red panel, red sleeves, blue ball, blue cap (Kantarmaci Racing Llc)

Malibu Strings 47 

b c Malibu Moon - Meteor Miracle (Twining)

3 8-6
Jomar GarciaMertkan Kantarmaci
7
433775
i
7
Sapphire blue, gold circle and lion, gold stars on sleeves, blue cap (Teresa Viola Racing Stables And St Elias Stable)

Coltandmississippi 25 

b c Pioneerof the Nile - Selva (Forest Wildcat)

D
3 8-6
Joel RosarioTodd Pletcher
8
213382
i
8
White, red ball and cap (Witz, Frank)

Double Deep 24 

dk g Ghostzapper - Tizahit (Tiznow)

3 8-6
Luis SaezRudy Rodriguez
9
4814
i
9
Royal blue, pink ball, pink hoops on sleeves, pink cap, royal blue visor (Blue Devil Racing Stable (holliday))

Andronikos 115 

ch g Justenuffhumor - Nobody But Me (Trust N Luck)

D
Non Runner
10
1-3422
i
10
Lime green, black diamond hoop, black chevrons on sleeves, lime green cap (Klein Racing)

All Clear 23 

ch g Country Day - Eye Opener (Storm Boot)

Non Runner
Verdict

COLTANDMISSISSIPPI takes a big drop in class for leading connections and could return to winning ways. All Clear was second of 16 in a competitive race last time, while Flat Bill should also give another good account.

22:18 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 26 Sep 2018

Race 8 - Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $41,580 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

6f

Sloppy (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
41
i
1
Black, lime sleeves, black chevrons, black cap (Zilla Racing Stables)

Shanghai Dreams 44 

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

3 8-6
Joel RosarioRobert Falcone
2
6-89808
i
2
Gold, black diamond hoop, black cuffs on sleeves, gold cap, black visor (Teresa Maher)

Tiffanys Freud 11 

b m Freud - Tiffygonewest (Western Expression)

D
5 8-9 b1
Dalton BrownLeo O'Brien
3
260172
i
3
Turquoise, black disc, black cap (Bruner, Terry)

Wantagh Queen 27 

dk m Utopia - Queen Of The City (Medaglia d'Oro)

D
Non Runner
4
0-841
i
4
Green and white blocks, white sleeves, green seams, green cap (Parsons, Jr , William And Howe, David S)

Summer Squeeze 152 

b f Broken Vow - Saratoga Summer (Smart Strike)

Non Runner
5
7-62144
i
5
Yellow, pink circle and rose, pink cuffs and cap (Dubb, Michael, Irom, Bruce, Zinman, Joseph M And Zinman, Michael A)

Hollywood Cat 39 

dk f Courageous Cat - Just A Bella (Cryptoclearance)

Non Runner
6
2-1
i
6
Pink and purple diagonal quarters, pink sleeves, purple cuffs, pink cap (Spinello, John And Carol, Zurich, Conrad And Linda)

Something Joyful 18 

ch f Kitten's Joy - Littlebitoflove (High Yield)

D
Non Runner
7
022632
i
7
Green and pink diagonal quarters, green sleeves, pink hoop, pink cap (Joseph Birnbaum)

Beaux Arts 25 

dk f Freud - Jenny Bean Girl (Sefapiano)

D
Non Runner
8
894469
i
8
Dark green, red sleeves, green hoops, green cap (David Donk)

Forever Daisy 27 

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

D
3 8-6
Eric CancelDavid Donk
9
7-4414
i
9
Light green and white diamonds, white sleeves, red cap (W And T Thoroughbred Holdings)

Merlins Muse 27 

ch f Cape Blanco - Davanti (Danehill Dancer)

D
Non Runner
10
10-6966
i
10
Maroon, white cross of lorraine, white cap (Corrib Racing Llc)

Louisiana Lady 54 

b f City Zip - Mythical Brownie (Lord Avie)

D
Non Runner
11
51
i
11
Black and cerise diagonal stripes, black sleeves, two cerise hoops, black and pink quartered cap (Robert Amendola)

Bid You Adieu 27 

b f Artie Schiller - Je T'aime (Gold Token)

D
Non Runner
12
221-
i
12
Light blue and gold blocks, gold sleeves, white stripes, blue and gold quartered cap (John Oxley)

Southern Gal 320 

b f Scat Daddy - Southern Charmer (Dixie Union)

Non Runner
13
051512
i
13
Black, gold sleeves, black seams, gold cap (Robert Bone)

The Two Nancy's 11 

b f Desert Party - Promising Vow (Broken Vow)

D
Non Runner
14
347167
i
14
Lime, Blue Dots, Blue Sleeves, Lime And Blue Quartered Cap (Deetee Stables)

Carlisle Belle 26 

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

4 8-9
Rajiv MaraghGary Sciacca
15
1-10444
i
15
Pink, royal blue yoke, blue dots on sleeves, blue cap (Our Sugar Bear Stable Llc)

She's Delightful 28 

gr/ f Mission Impazible - Chimichurri (Elusive Quality)

D
3 8-6
Jose OrtizBruce Brown
Verdict

SOUTHERN GAL got off the mark in style when last seen in November and could have plenty more to offer for the brilliant Mark Casse. Shanghai Dreams and Something Joyful will be on hand waiting to pounce on any mistakes.

22:50 Belmont Park (USA) (Dirt) 26 Sep 2018

Race 9 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $18,900 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

9

1m 110y

Sloppy (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
748265
i
1
Blue, orange ball, orange and blue hoops on sleeves, blue cap (Randall Manor Racing And Dark Horse Racing Stable)

Metaphorical 40 

b g Distorted Humor - Isn't She Grand (Grand Reward)

3 8-8
Manuel FrancoRaymond Handal
2
555327
i
2
Kelly green, pink dots, green and pink halved sleeves, pink cap (Patricia Generazio)

Curlin's New Moon 60 

b g Curlin - New Moon On Monday (Malibu Moon)

3 8-8
Jose LezcanoJames Ryerson
3
987
i
3
Maroon, white cross of lorraine, white cap (Corrib Racing Llc)

Garsoon 11 

ch g Broken Vow - Critics Acclaim (Theatrical)

3 8-8
Dalton BrownLeo O'Brien
4
658
i
4
Green, white ball and cap (Laslo, Joe)

The Venerable Bede 26 

ch g Albert The Great - Deealta (Twining)

3 8-8 b1
Hector Jr DiazNicholas Zito
5
876
i
5
Maroon, white diamond frame, white diamonds on sleeves, maroon cap (William Clifton, Jr)

Somebody 41 

dk g Mineshaft - Bidding War (Grand Slam)

3 8-8
Dylan DavisH Bond
6
573359
i
6
Black, Silver Ball, Yellow Hoops On Sleeves, Yellow Cap (ZAMAROTA RACING STABLES)

Clonedsimmard 51 

b g Simmard - Annaclone (Flatter)

4 8-12
Eric CancelLeah Gyarmati
7
2-25264
i
7
Orange, blue sleeves, orange chevrons, blue cap (Rodriguez, Rudy R And Imperio, Michael)

Gravitating 62 

b g Astrology - O So Appealing (Forestry)

3 8-8
Irad Ortiz JrRudy Rodriguez
8
7675
i
8
Yellow, green sash, yellow and green halved sleeves, yellow cap (Avi's Racing Stable)

Seediskid 83 

b g Arch - Nesselrode (Lemon Drop Kid)

3 8-8
Samuel JimenezJoseph Parker
9
3-639
i
9
Silver, black panel, black stripes on sleeves, black cap (Mathis Stable Llc)

Uncle Larry 32 

b g Uncle Mo - Venetian Causeway (Giant's Causeway)

3 8-8
Jose OrtizTodd Pletcher
Verdict

GRAVITATING has shown enough to win a maiden and a change of scenery might well spark him into life. Uncle Larry and the recently gelded Curlin's New Moon complete the shortlist.