00:00 Charles Town (USA) (Dirt) 22 Sep 2017

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,300 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

4f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
221274
i
1

Honybadgerdontcare 35 

b g Peak Dancer - Slew Sally Slew (Ocala Slew)

D BF
6 8-8
Grant WhitacreElizabeth Meehan
2
261413
i
2

Shamrock Green 35 

ch g Footnotes - Vicky Vice (Conquistador Cielo)

D
3 8-8 (ow1)
Luis BatistaGregory Viands
3
7-53136
i
3

Dominic The Quick 35 

ch g Garnered - Sister Michel (Al Sabin)

D
5 8-8
Jan BatistaJr William Aylor,
4
445234
i
4

Midnight Bop 54 

ch g Bop - Birdcee (Darn That Alarm)

D
9 8-8
Gerald AlmodovarDavid Vance
5
548245-
i
5

Willful Limit 330 

b g Limit Out - Willful Abandon (Unbridled's Song)

D BF
5 8-8
Victor RodriguezSara Kopecki
6
9-71866
i
6

Candy For Sharon 54 

ch g Denis of Cork - Empress Lucilla (Roman Ruler)

D
5 8-8
Carlos CastroMaryann Iacone
7
756579
i
7

Cornballwillie 34 

b g Windsor Castle - Heaven Sent (Halo's Image)

D
6 8-10
Yamil RosarioMike Johnson
8
11583-2
i
8

Calypso's Island 35 

ch g Garnered - Bali Pie (Charismatic)

D BF
4 8-8
Carlos MarreroChristopher Keller
Verdict

CALYPSO'S ISLAND has only been narrowly denied on his last couple of starts but he can make amends by winning this event. Willful Limit will be a big danger if he is ready to go after an 11-month break, while Shamrock Green is also noted.

00:29 Charles Town (USA) (Dirt) 22 Sep 2017

Race 2 - Maiden Special Weight (2YO only)

Winner $14,489 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
55
i
1

Castle One 14 

b g Windsor Castle - Candy One (Yankee Victor)

2 8-9
Antonio LopezJames Casey
2
9
i
2

Three Chopt Punch 26 

ch c Three Chopt Road - Lolibop (Bop)

2 8-9 b1
J AcostaCharles Frock
3
70
i
3

Dancing Denis 47 

dk g Denis of Cork - Dance for Pleasure (Dance With Ravens)

2 8-9
Darius ThorpeJohn Casey
4
6
i
4

Redmark 14 

b g Our Entourage - Swiss Force (Lord Carson)

2 8-9
Victor RodriguezErnest Haynes
5
5
i
5

Hepcat 42 

dk g Bluegrass Cat - Officer Pepper (Officer)

2 8-9
Luis BatistaJames Day
6
80
i
6

Sir Longwood 14 

gr/ c Fiber Sonde - Longwood Lady (Is It True)

2 8-9
Fredy PeltrocheJohn McKee
7
i
7

Penguin Power 

ch c Fiber Sonde - Aye Robbin (Robb)

2 8-9
Arnaldo BocachicaJeff Runco
8
8
i
8

Great Road 68 

dk g Three Chopt Road - Goodness Greatness (Albert The Great)

2 8-9
Wesley HoErnest Haynes
9
65
i
9

Talent Quest 75 

ch g Talent Search - Britt's Quest (Opening Verse)

BF
2 8-9
Jerry VillegasStacey Viands
10
5
i
10

Our Biz 26 

b g Nobiz Like Shobiz - Feather Flight (Emancipator)

2 8-9
Jose MontanoIII Ollie Figgins,
11
464
i
11
White, orange diamond belt, lime sleeves (CHARLES WOODSON, JR)

Highberry 26 

b c Stephen Got Even - Romance Story (Notebook)

Non Runner
12
60
i
12
Blue, black star, silver spots on sleeves (John Casey)

That's Who I Am 26 

ch g Denis of Cork - Youbeyoun'i'llbeme (Luftikus)

Non Runner
Verdict

This is a very weak race and it is an ideal opportunity for CASTLE ONE to break his maiden tag at the third attempt. Hepcat and Redmark are interesting following recent gelding operations.

00:57 Charles Town (USA) (Dirt) 22 Sep 2017

Race 3 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,300 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
342312
i
1

Raw Talent 19 

dk g Genuine Talent - Sapphire Ice (Dixie Union)

D
5 8-8
Arnaldo BocachicaBrandon Kulp
2
245863
i
2

Slews Love 25 

b g Not For Love - Stellar Slew (Seattle Slew)

D
6 8-8
Gerald AlmodovarKieron Magee
3
214535
i
3

Untethered 19 

dk g Congrats - Klondike Kitty (Storm Boot)

D
8 8-10
Luis BatistaMichael Jr Jones
4
4-77241
i
4

Dancing Roy 27 

b g Dance With Ravens - Toy For Roy (Roy)

D
6 8-12
Oscar FloresTimothy Grams
5
417251
i
5

Noble Hustle 19 

ch g Smart Strike - A Bit of Pressure (High Yield)

D
5 8-12
Wesley HoJr Ralph Comi,
6
241466
i
6

Garen 19 

b g Street Cry - Quendom (Interprete)

D
6 8-10
Carlos MarreroPreston Herbst
7
719632
i
7
White, black bars on white sleeves (Erika Rodriguez)

Road Agent 20 

dk g Rock Hard Ten - Prairie Township (Smarty Jones)

D
Non Runner
8
451324
i
8

Katman Quick 27 

b g Windsor Castle - Minifever (Stormin Fever)

D
5 8-8
Antonio LopezRonney Brown
9
561287
i
9
Green, red disc, red cuffs on sleeves (Aurellio Jimenez)

Eldarion 13 

ch g Aragorn - Pagan Dance (Valley Crossing)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

NOBLE HUSTLE has won eight of his 15 starts at this track and that includes a victory in this grade last time out. Raw Talent and Road Agent are others with strong claims.

01:24 Charles Town (USA) (Dirt) 22 Sep 2017

Race 4 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,300 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

4f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

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

Reserve's Slim 

dk g Grand Reserve - Pure Finess (River Special)

4 8-12
Yamil RosarioDavid Hussey
2
646677
i
2

Parading By 13 

b g Parading - Princess Campbell (Medallist)

3 8-6
Fredy PeltrocheJohn McKee
3
8644-22
i
3

Handsome Weaver 40 

b g Civilisation - Thecleverest (Clever Trick)

5 8-10
Carlos DelgadoElex Bowman
4
254
i
4

Unstoppable Speed 13 

dk g Speed Ring - Can Not Be Stopped (Alke)

4 8-12
Carlos CastroTimothy Collins
5
626855
i
5

Jans Castle 134 

ch g Windsor Castle - Janshawat (Marquetry)

3 8-8
Maximo ChiloGerald Coker
6
792333
i
6

Grenadier Guard 19 

b g Street Magician - Baltic Lady (Polish Miner)

3 8-8
Darius ThorpeDonald Barr
7
364353
i
7

Haircut Bill 40 

dk g Hunt Crossing - Western Holiday (West By West)

BF
3 8-8
Victor RodriguezCharles Shockey
8
750
i
8

Donnie Baseball 97 

b g Yankee Gentleman - Stellar Wings (Luhuk)

4 8-10
Wilfredo SantiagoMike Johnson
9
8-
i
9

Black Rock Blossom 269 

dk g Popular - Blossom Rock (Roar Of The Tiger)

3 8-6
Wesley HoWilliam Straughn
10
764
i
10

Skyway Robbery 19 

ch g Cat Thief - Sky Can Fly (Peace Rules)

3 8-6
Luis RodriguezJoseph Meyer
Verdict

HANDSOME WEAVER has filled second place in both starts this year but he will be tough to beat in a race of this nature. Unstoppable Speed could give him the most to think about, although Grenadier Guard cannot be discounted either.

01:51 Charles Town (USA) (Dirt) 22 Sep 2017

Race 5 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,300 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

4f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
361
i
1

Fighting Pickle 12 

b f Not For Love - Avie's Lady (Lord Avie)

D
3 8-10
Antonio LopezRonney Brown
2
321332
i
2

Vagabonda 19 

b f Munnings - Shesdebonairness (Devon Deputy)

D BF
4 8-8
Darius ThorpeAnthony Rideoutt
3
593665
i
3

Morning Vow 19 

ch f Broken Vow - Morning Sky (Mt. Livermore)

D
4 8-8
Oscar FloresMike Butts
4
7071
i
4
Maroon, grey sleeves (Aaron Taylor)

Run Indra Run 21 

b f Kiss the Kid - Nana's Birthday (Cimarron Secret)

Non Runner
5
4-47238
i
5

Elusive Camilla 56 

dk m Bop - Krista's Orage (Eternal Orage)

D
6 8-8
Carlos MarreroLee Couchenour
6
523447
i
6

Furrfield Furrst 91 

dk f Deputy Storm - Loudoun Currency (Bankbook)

D
4 8-8
Carlos DelgadoWilliam Straughn
7
45-6017
i
7

Zenna 17 

ch f Majesticperfection - Zenna the Ruler (Fit To Fight)

D BF
3 8-6
Wesley HoJohn Carlisle
8
223234
i
8

Cherokee Blessing 32 

dk m Select Session - And She Hits Me (Cherokee Run)

D
9 8-10
Yamil RosarioDavid Hussey
9
221679
i
9

Tiz Sunday 132 

gr/ f Tizway - Whey Sauce (Kurofune)

D
3 8-8
Fredy PeltrocheJohn McKee
10
013466
i
10

Nastylittlething 19 

dk f Regal Ransom - Signaprenuptial (Dixie Union)

D
3 8-6
Arnaldo BocachicaJr Ray Tracy,
11
417580
i
11
Lime green and pink diabolo, pink bars on white sleeves (Riverview Farms)

Majesty Spirit Rvf 35 

b f Albertus Maximus - Impulsive Spirit (Majesty's Imp)

Non Runner
12
6571
i
12
Black, yellow horseshoes (Adrian Monjes)

La Primavera 14 

ch f United States - High Player (High Fly)

D
Non Runner
13
210542
i
13

Kloonie 17 

ch f Posse - Moon Stepper (Lo Bucker)

D
3 8-6
Angel CruzSusan Cooney
14
571806
i
14
Pink and black halves, pink sleeves (Bill Benson)

Jazzlyn 17 

b f Jump Start - Iron Maggie (War Chant)

Non Runner
Verdict

VAGABONDA has beaten plenty of her rivals today in recent starts and she should confirm that form tonight. The drop out of allowance company will help Cherokee Blessing, while Elusive Camilla completes the shortlist.

02:18 Charles Town (USA) (Dirt) 22 Sep 2017

Race 6 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $9,135 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

7f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
9688
i
1
Red, white star (Michael Neafus)

Hope's Cork 26 

dk f Denis of Cork - Reata's Hope (Yes It's True)

Non Runner
2
76874
i
2

Twilightatwindsor 47 

dk m Windsor Castle - Queen Boudica (One More Power)

5 8-12
Guillermo RodriguezLori Udall
3
584459
i
3

Mike's Dreamgirl 7 

ch m Luftikus - Bluebird's Song (Concern)

6 8-10
Victor RodriguezMichael Atkins
4
556-2
i
4

Back To Dixie 76 

ch f Limehouse - Dixieland Rumble (Thunder Rumble)

3 8-8
Jerry VillegasMichael Weeks
5
9-5637
i
5

Hunt's Reserve 26 

ch f Hunt Crossing - Afleetingencounter (Afleet Alex)

3 8-8
Oscar FloresMike Butts
6
764554
i
6

Windsor Lily 26 

dk f Windsor Castle - Makin' Lily (Makin)

4 8-10
Maximo ChiloWilliam Straughn
7
436424
i
7

Grandma's Ghost 7 

ch f Ghostly Minister - Numerous Moves (Numerous)

BF
3 8-6
Jan BatistaRaimondo Schiano-Dicola
8
432434
i
8

Duzibatz 26 

dk f Peak Dancer - Melodar (Pleasant Dancer)

3 8-8
Yamil RosarioN Householder
9
623
i
9

Jazzie Jo 26 

dk f Charitable Man - Timeless Tango (Gilded Time)

3 8-8
Angel CruzJavier Contreras
10
558466
i
10

Insidious Cat 26 

b f Bluegrass Cat - Insidious Lass (Ball's Bluff)

3 8-8
Carlos DelgadoLyn Venham
Verdict

In a race with no standout candidate the marginal preference is for JAZZIE JO, who remains comparatively unexposed and she has shown promise in all three starts to date. Back To Dixie put in a career best last time out and Duzibatz is another to note.

02:47 Charles Town (USA) (Dirt) 22 Sep 2017

Race 7 - Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $15,435 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

4f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
2117
i
1

Too Many Coronas 14 

b g Windsor Castle - Ad Muster (Dixie Union)

D
3 8-8
Jose MontanoRonney Brown
2
181663
i
2

Windsor Legend 61 

dk g Windsor Castle - Unlimited Diamond (Citislipper)

D
5 8-8
Luis RodriguezTracey Arroyo
3
114657
i
3

Hot Mic 33 

dk g Fiber Sonde - So Stunning (Jump Start)

D
3 8-6
Mathew McGowanIII Ollie Figgins,
4
43-311
i
4

High Mileage 47 

dk g Fiber Sonde - Don't Knock Tap (Pleasant Tap)

D
3 8-6 (ow2)
Carlos MarreroC Johnson
5
113228
i
5

Tampered Character 33 

gr/ g Windsor Castle - Miracle Mist (Stormy Atlantic)

D
3 8-6
Fredy PeltrocheMichael Weeks
6
11495
i
6

Abdicate 24 

dk g Windsor Castle - Queen Hennessy K C (King Cugat)

D BF
3 8-6
Arnaldo BocachicaLarry Curtis
7
5116-33
i
7

Take The Crepe 14 

dk g Denis of Cork - Kom Kim Lass (Seacliff)

D
4 8-8
Carlos CastroLewis Craig
8
7-131
i
8

Walk To Freedom 70 

ch g Fiber Sonde - Longwalk Freedom (Johannesburg)

D
3 8-6 (ow3)
Luis BatistaGregory Viands
9
112348
i
9

Run Banner 13 

b g Bop - Banner Key (Corridor Key)

D
5 8-8
Antonio LopezRonney Brown
Verdict

TAKE THE CREPE rarely runs a bad race and that consistency gives him the edge over Tampered Character and Hot Mic today.

03:15 Charles Town (USA) (Dirt) 22 Sep 2017

Race 8 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,300 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

4f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
153465
i
1
Green, gold sleeves (John Copsey)

Backseat Lover 41 

dk g Not For Love - Sagamoon (Malibu Moon)

D
Non Runner
2
446582
i
2

Thor's Champion 20 

b g Black Seventeen - Thunder And Ice (Wised Up)

5 8-8
Gustavo LarrosaChristopher Keller
3
614976
i
3

Chute Boss 20 

ch g Peak Dancer - Remy Doodles (Grand Slam)

D
5 8-8
Ramon MaldonadoKevin Joy
4
844708
i
4

Uptown Penthouse 20 

ch g Speightstown - Pent Up Kiss (Pentelicus)

D
8 8-8
Jan BatistaBilly Davis
5
153576
i
5

Totethenote 20 

b g Prospect Bay - Our Family Emblem (Our Emblem)

D
6 8-10
Luis BatistaRachael Moore
6
773246
i
6

Town Of Towns 21 

dk g Speightstown - Keepondealing (Friendly Lover)

9 8-10
Wesley HoJoan Reynolds
7
1235-47
i
7

Onthewhistle 20 

dk g Tiz Wonderful - Silver Paradise (Silver Deputy)

D
6 8-10
Yamil RosarioJody Caison
8
54611-4
i
8

Mr. Lonzo 40 

b g Songandaprayer - Ladyecho (Alphabet Soup)

D
7 8-10
Angel CruzJeffrey Allen
9
133454
i
9

Guns And Rosies 20 

ch g Discreet Cat - Awesome Rose (Awesome Again)

D BF
4 8-10
Antonio LopezRonney Brown
10
227945
i
10

Dagburnit 40 

b g Latent Heat - Smoke Buster (Smoke Glacken)

D
7 8-10
Fredy PeltrocheGerald Iverson
11
364725
i
11

Above All Else 19 

b g Yes It's True - Too Many Choices (Bright Launch)

D
5 8-8
Guillermo RodriguezScott Lane
12
41348-6
i
12
Red, yellow sleeves (Michael Baughman)

Posse Man 26 

gr/ g Posse - Sagrada (Holy Bull)

Non Runner
Verdict

BACKSEAT LOVER will be very hard to beat in his first start outside of allowance company since his win here in March. Thor's Champion is next on the list ahead of Chute Boss.