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
Royal blue, hot pink diamond, hot pink diamonds on sleeves (Elizabeth Meehan)

Honybadgerdontcare 35 

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

D BF
6 8-8
Grant WhitacreElizabeth Meehan
2
261413
i
2
Black, black cap (Gregory Viands)

Shamrock Green 35 

ch g Footnotes - Vicky Vice (Conquistador Cielo)

D
3 8-8 (ow1)
Luis BatistaGregory Viands
3
7-53136
i
3
Grey, blue blocks (Roger Sterling)

Dominic The Quick 35 

ch g Garnered - Sister Michel (Al Sabin)

D
5 8-8
Jan BatistaJr William Aylor,
4
445234
i
4
Orange, black panel, orange bars on black sleeves (Brian Gordon)

Midnight Bop 54 

ch g Bop - Birdcee (Darn That Alarm)

D
9 8-8
Gerald AlmodovarDavid Vance
5
548245-
i
5
Blue, blue cap (Renee Moore)

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
Orange, Orange Cap (Edwin Tobin)

Candy For Sharon 54 

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

D
5 8-8
Carlos CastroMaryann Iacone
7
756579
i
7
Black, red dots, white dots on sleeves (William Bush)

Cornballwillie 34 

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

D
6 8-10
Yamil RosarioMike Johnson
8
11583-2
i
8
Purple, White Diamond, Purple Diamonds On White Sleeves (James Kinsey)

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
LIGHT BLUE, Cerise Dots (Taylor Mountain Farm LLC)

Castle One 14 

b g Windsor Castle - Candy One (Yankee Victor)

2 8-9
Antonio LopezJames Casey
2
9
i
2
Orange, black ball, black & orange halved sleeves, black cap (P And H Stables)

Three Chopt Punch 26 

ch c Three Chopt Road - Lolibop (Bop)

2 8-9 b1
J AcostaCharles Frock
3
70
i
3
Blue, black star, silver spots on sleeves (John Casey)

Dancing Denis 47 

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

2 8-9
Darius ThorpeJohn Casey
4
6
i
4
Red, black blocks (Ernest Haynes)

Redmark 14 

b g Our Entourage - Swiss Force (Lord Carson)

2 8-9
Victor RodriguezErnest Haynes
5
5
i
5
Black, black cap (Bruce Smart, Jr)

Hepcat 42 

dk g Bluegrass Cat - Officer Pepper (Officer)

2 8-9
Luis BatistaJames Day
6
80
i
6
Gold, Brown Braces, 'M' And Stripes On Sleeves (John McKee)

Sir Longwood 14 

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

2 8-9
Fredy PeltrocheJohn McKee
7
i
7
Blue And Black Quarters, Black Collar, Blue Sleeves (David Raim)

Penguin Power 

ch c Fiber Sonde - Aye Robbin (Robb)

2 8-9
Arnaldo BocachicaJeff Runco
8
8
i
8
Red, black blocks (Ernest Haynes)

Great Road 68 

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

2 8-9
Wesley HoErnest Haynes
9
65
i
9
White, black diamonds (Willowdale Farms, Ltd)

Talent Quest 75 

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

BF
2 8-9
Jerry VillegasStacey Viands
10
5
i
10
Dark blue, pink panel, pink sleeves (E Lowry)

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
Black, aqua sleeves (Sittin Chilly Stable)

Raw Talent 19 

dk g Genuine Talent - Sapphire Ice (Dixie Union)

D
5 8-8
Arnaldo BocachicaBrandon Kulp
2
245863
i
2
Yellow, Pink cap (Robert Cole, Jr)

Slews Love 25 

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

D
6 8-8
Gerald AlmodovarKieron Magee
3
214535
i
3
Dark blue, lime green hearts, dark blue hoop on lime green sleeves (Imaginary Stables)

Untethered 19 

dk g Congrats - Klondike Kitty (Storm Boot)

D
8 8-10
Luis BatistaMichael Jr Jones
4
4-77241
i
4
White, white cap (Monte Steele)

Dancing Roy 27 

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

D
6 8-12
Oscar FloresTimothy Grams
5
417251
i
5
Blue, black blocks (Rocky Ridge Racing, Llc)

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
Yellow, white circled white 's', white belt (Kathleen Salony)

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
Red, yellow sleeves (Kenneth Campbell)

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
Teal, white chevron, teal chevrons on white sleeves (John Lester, Iii)

Reserve's Slim 

dk g Grand Reserve - Pure Finess (River Special)

4 8-12
Yamil RosarioDavid Hussey
2
646677
i
2
Gold, Brown Braces, 'M' And Stripes On Sleeves (John McKee)

Parading By 13 

b g Parading - Princess Campbell (Medallist)

3 8-6
Fredy PeltrocheJohn McKee
3
8644-22
i
3
Blue, white hollow box (Kevin Weaver)

Handsome Weaver 40 

b g Civilisation - Thecleverest (Clever Trick)

5 8-10
Carlos DelgadoElex Bowman
4
254
i
4
Red and white vertical stripes, red sleeves (Bruno Schickedanz)

Unstoppable Speed 13 

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

4 8-12
Carlos CastroTimothy Collins
5
626855
i
5
Red, black horse, white sleeves, red cap (Winn, Carl S And Stokes, Andrew)

Jans Castle 134 

ch g Windsor Castle - Janshawat (Marquetry)

3 8-8
Maximo ChiloGerald Coker
6
792333
i
6
Beige, brown hoops on sleeves (Country Roads, Ltd)

Grenadier Guard 19 

b g Street Magician - Baltic Lady (Polish Miner)

3 8-8
Darius ThorpeDonald Barr
7
364353
i
7
Orange, Black disc, Orange Hoops On Black Sleeves (Robert Funkhouser, Jr)

Haircut Bill 40 

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

BF
3 8-8
Victor RodriguezCharles Shockey
8
750
i
8
Red, red cap (Mike Johnson)

Donnie Baseball 97 

b g Yankee Gentleman - Stellar Wings (Luhuk)

4 8-10
Wilfredo SantiagoMike Johnson
9
8-
i
9
White, blue yoke, red stars on sleeves (Ftf Racing Llc)

Black Rock Blossom 269 

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

3 8-6
Wesley HoWilliam Straughn
10
764
i
10
Red, white ball (Tracy Meyer)

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
Purple, gold sleeves (Christ Is King Stable)

Fighting Pickle 12 

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

D
3 8-10
Antonio LopezRonney Brown
2
321332
i
2
White, green circled green 'efw', green bars on sleeves (Ernest Wills, Iii)

Vagabonda 19 

b f Munnings - Shesdebonairness (Devon Deputy)

D BF
4 8-8
Darius ThorpeAnthony Rideoutt
3
593665
i
3
Yellow, orange star, orange stars on sleeves (Mike Butts Llc)

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
Blue, orange diamonds, orange hoops (Lee Couchenour)

Elusive Camilla 56 

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

D
6 8-8
Carlos MarreroLee Couchenour
6
523447
i
6
Maroon and gold diamonds, gold bars on maroon sleeves (William Straughn)

Furrfield Furrst 91 

dk f Deputy Storm - Loudoun Currency (Bankbook)

D
4 8-8
Carlos DelgadoWilliam Straughn
7
45-6017
i
7
Light blue, yellow braces and lightning bolt, yellow sleeves (Matthew Schera)

Zenna 17 

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

D BF
3 8-6
Wesley HoJohn Carlisle
8
223234
i
8
Blue, yellow circled yellow 'e', blue bars on yellow sleeves (Little E, Llc)

Cherokee Blessing 32 

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

D
9 8-10
Yamil RosarioDavid Hussey
9
221679
i
9
Gold, Brown Braces, 'M' And Stripes On Sleeves (John McKee)

Tiz Sunday 132 

gr/ f Tizway - Whey Sauce (Kurofune)

D
3 8-8
Fredy PeltrocheJohn McKee
10
013466
i
10
RED, white sleeves, red cap (Wade Jacobsen)

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
White, orange dots (Quest Realty)

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
Royal blue, gold star, gold bars on sleeves (Lost Acres Racing Llc)

Twilightatwindsor 47 

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

5 8-12
Guillermo RodriguezLori Udall
3
584459
i
3
White, Black Dots (Michael Atkins)

Mike's Dreamgirl 7 

ch m Luftikus - Bluebird's Song (Concern)

6 8-10
Victor RodriguezMichael Atkins
4
556-2
i
4
Royal blue, red sash (Vermont Farm)

Back To Dixie 76 

ch f Limehouse - Dixieland Rumble (Thunder Rumble)

3 8-8
Jerry VillegasMichael Weeks
5
9-5637
i
5
White, red chevrons, white cap (Sam English, Ii)

Hunt's Reserve 26 

ch f Hunt Crossing - Afleetingencounter (Afleet Alex)

3 8-8
Oscar FloresMike Butts
6
764554
i
6
Teal, white disc, white sleeves (Anne McDonald)

Windsor Lily 26 

dk f Windsor Castle - Makin' Lily (Makin)

4 8-10
Maximo ChiloWilliam Straughn
7
436424
i
7
Black, red stripe, black diamonds on red sleeves (Raimondo Schiano Dicola)

Grandma's Ghost 7 

ch f Ghostly Minister - Numerous Moves (Numerous)

BF
3 8-6
Jan BatistaRaimondo Schiano-Dicola
8
432434
i
8
Blue, yellow diamond, yellow diamonds on sleeves (Lee, John J , Falcone, Robert And Householder, N Eddie)

Duzibatz 26 

dk f Peak Dancer - Melodar (Pleasant Dancer)

3 8-8
Yamil RosarioN Householder
9
623
i
9
Blue, White Cross Sashes (Javier Contreras)

Jazzie Jo 26 

dk f Charitable Man - Timeless Tango (Gilded Time)

3 8-8
Angel CruzJavier Contreras
10
558466
i
10
Aqua, black circled black 'c' (Gary Carter)

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
Red, white circled white 'rwb', white diamonds on sleeves (Ronney Brown)

Too Many Coronas 14 

b g Windsor Castle - Ad Muster (Dixie Union)

D
3 8-8
Jose MontanoRonney Brown
2
181663
i
2
Red, yellow diamond (Naupac, Saturnino And Salon, Nelsi Roman)

Windsor Legend 61 

dk g Windsor Castle - Unlimited Diamond (Citislipper)

D
5 8-8
Luis RodriguezTracey Arroyo
3
114657
i
3
Royal blue, lime cross sashes, royal blue bars on lime sleeves (Naomi Long)

Hot Mic 33 

dk g Fiber Sonde - So Stunning (Jump Start)

D
3 8-6
Mathew McGowanIII Ollie Figgins,
4
43-311
i
4
Black, Yellow Sleeves (C Johnson)

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
Green, Yellow Diamond, Yellow Sleeves (Thomas Weeks)

Tampered Character 33 

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

D
3 8-6
Fredy PeltrocheMichael Weeks
6
11495
i
6
Red, blue circled blue 'c', blue stripes on sleeves (Chester Stable Llc)

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
Green, yellow diamond, yellow bars on sleeves (Lewis Craig, Jr)

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
Black, black cap (Gregory Viands)

Walk To Freedom 70 

ch g Fiber Sonde - Longwalk Freedom (Johannesburg)

D
3 8-6 (ow3)
Luis BatistaGregory Viands
9
112348
i
9
Dark green, white chevron, white stripe on sleeves (Richard Harris, Jr)

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
Navy blue and white checks (Blue Bayou Stable)

Thor's Champion 20 

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

5 8-8
Gustavo LarrosaChristopher Keller
3
614976
i
3
White, black star, black band on sleeves (Kevin Joy)

Chute Boss 20 

ch g Peak Dancer - Remy Doodles (Grand Slam)

D
5 8-8
Ramon MaldonadoKevin Joy
4
844708
i
4
Orange, white spots, purple bars on sleeves (Silkm, Llc (irvin Reid))

Uptown Penthouse 20 

ch g Speightstown - Pent Up Kiss (Pentelicus)

D
8 8-8
Jan BatistaBilly Davis
5
153576
i
5
Black, purple panel (Robert Padgette)

Totethenote 20 

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

D
6 8-10
Luis BatistaRachael Moore
6
773246
i
6
Orange, blue dice, blue sleeves (Horseplay Racing)

Town Of Towns 21 

dk g Speightstown - Keepondealing (Friendly Lover)

9 8-10
Wesley HoJoan Reynolds
7
1235-47
i
7
Navy, gold ball (A Miller)

Onthewhistle 20 

dk g Tiz Wonderful - Silver Paradise (Silver Deputy)

D
6 8-10
Yamil RosarioJody Caison
8
54611-4
i
8
Red, white star, white sleeves (Jeffrey Allen)

Mr. Lonzo 40 

b g Songandaprayer - Ladyecho (Alphabet Soup)

D
7 8-10
Angel CruzJeffrey Allen
9
133454
i
9
White (Eastham, Richard And Truett, Wilber)

Guns And Rosies 20 

ch g Discreet Cat - Awesome Rose (Awesome Again)

D BF
4 8-10
Antonio LopezRonney Brown
10
227945
i
10
Purple, green sleeves & cap (Iverson, Gerald And Iverson, Letitia)

Dagburnit 40 

b g Latent Heat - Smoke Buster (Smoke Glacken)

D
7 8-10
Fredy PeltrocheGerald Iverson
11
364725
i
11
Black, red cuffs (Gary Migneault)

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.