18:15 Delaware Park (USA) (Dirt) 20 Aug 2018

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $7,560 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

5f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
484095
i
1
Yellow, black cross sashes (Trevor Gallimore)

Anita Lass 7 

b f Friesan Fire - Irish Diva (Skip Trial)

D
Non Runner
2
278855
i
2

Chessen 15 

b m Bring the Heat - Quiet Shine (Real Quiet)

D
5 8-10
Anthony NunezJennie Wilhelm-Saldana
3
842655
i
3

Sunshineinmypocket 11 

ch m Trappe Shot - Redhead Riot (Top Account)

D
5 8-10
Wilfredo GarciaRoque Romero
4
482521
i
4

Bionda 7 

ch f Aikenite - Primp (Bernardini)

D
3 8-8
Deirdre PanasDouglas Nunn
5
8-2521
i
5

Whimsical Delight 18 

b f Rock Slide - Broulan (Pleasant Tap)

D
4 8-12
Carol CedenoJesus Cruz
6
704787
i
6

Persky's Spirit 14 

dk m Silent Name - Persky (Candy Stripes)

D
5 8-10
Jomar GarciaEli Betancourt
7
284523
i
7

Bella El Milagro 11 

b f Poseidon's Warrior - Bella Marie (Smoke Glacken)

D
3 8-4
Pablo RodriguezMarten Woodhouse
Verdict

WHIMSICAL DELIGHT certainly wasn't winning out of turn over track and trip last time and, with that confidence booster under her belt, she gets the vote to edge out other last-start scorer Bionda. Dropped-in-class Anita Lass is another respected player.

18:45 Delaware Park (USA) (Dirt) 20 Aug 2018

Race 2 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

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

2

1m 70y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
63
i
1

Rachaels Way 18 

ch f Petionville - Hannerly (Dancing Count)

4 8-10
Jose BetancourtKelly Deiter
2
234-535
i
2

Perfect Rosie 16 

dk m Pleasantly Perfect - Best Actress (Vision And Verse)

6 8-10
Jose GarciaJ Gordon
3
58563
i
3

Flamingo Chick 16 

dk f Two Step Salsa - Pretty Wild Chick (Wildcat Heir)

3 8-8
Keiber CoaStacy Hendry
4
749626
i
4

Blackdiamond Dream 16 

dk m Repent - All My Dreams (Manlove)

5 8-12
Jomar OrtegaRaymond Stifano
5
368-364
i
5

Paddy's Gal Rosie 16 

gr/ f Paddy O'prado - Preach Love (Pulpit)

3 8-8
Angel SuarezSamuel Cronk
6
334478
i
6

Blackwynn 61 

dk f Stephen Got Even - Sister Sporty (Evening Kris)

3 8-8
Pablo RodriguezStacy Hendry
Verdict

Blackwynn warrants respect with her sights lowered, while Rachaels Way could improve for stepping up in trip. However, FLAMINGO CHICK had Paddy's Gal Rosie (fourth), Perfect Rosie (fifth) and Blackdiamond Dream (sixth) all behind when third over 1m here earlier in the month and she rates the one to beat.

19:15 Delaware Park (USA) 20 Aug 2018

Race 3 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $8,820 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

7f 110y

Fast

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
66-7968
i
1
Light blue, red panel, white armlets on sleeves, Light blue cap (D Peck)

Lambano 25 

b g Temple City - Mississippi Lights (Majestic Light)

Non Runner
2
67-7445
i
2
Yellow, green and purple sash (Cathy Denelsbeck)

Mister Obvious 8 

b g Twisted Mister - It's Obvious (Marquetry)

Non Runner
3
566-
i
3

Walk Thru Fire 324 

b g Jump Start - Hurricane Helen (Candy Stripes)

4 8-12
Martin SolisGeorge Coyle
4
i
4

Geronimo's Spirit 

b c Astrology - Capitol View (Sports View)

3 8-6
Antonio QuilesWallace Neilson
5
77-5403
i
5
Orange, white spot, white cuffs on sleeves, orange cap (David Posey)

Purrs Again 12 

b g Messner - Princess Purrsalot (Sir Cat)

Non Runner
6
323
i
6

Dynamic Dude 7 

b g Line Of David - Miss Dangerous (Forest Danger)

BF
4 8-12
Jomar OrtegaGordon Saleem
7
7357
i
7
Orange (Mathew Cahir)

Troopingthecolor 16 

dk g Parading - Crab Grass (Known Fact)

Non Runner
8
25-564
i
8

Howboutdempats 12 

dk g Factum - Coco's For Real (Sword Dance)

3 8-6
Mychel SanchezEdward Allard
9
i
9
Yellow (Jose Espinoza)

Nile Kingdom 

dk c El Kingdom - Lady Greeley (Mr. Greeley)

Non Runner
10
63
i
10
Purple and fuchsia diagonal halves, fuchsia bars on purple sleeves (Leanne Hester)

Boondoggle 25 

b g Gone Clubbing - Golden Margarita (Stop The Music)

Non Runner
11
0-5532
i
11

Linda's Nekia 32 

dk c New Year's Day - Killoe (Kris S.)

3 8-8
Jose GarciaJr Steve Epley,
12
88
i
12

Meldon 23 

b g Our Entourage - Turf Princess (Cryptoclearance)

3 8-8
Carlos DelgadoKristy Gazzier
Verdict

The drop in both trip and grade looks to give TROOPINGTHECOLOR a massive chance and he shades the verdict ahead of Linda's Nekia and Boondoggle, who both placed last time out.

19:45 Delaware Park (USA) (Dirt) 20 Aug 2018

Race 4 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO plus)

Winner $21,420 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
2222
i
1

Gnarly 24 

dk g Shanghai Bobby - Via Pavion (Mr. Greeley)

3 8-7
Weston HamiltonGary Capuano
2
55
i
2

Hot Sriracha 45 

ch c Flatter - Princess Liam (Saint Liam)

3 8-7
Feargal LynchSteven Asmussen
3
i
3

Munny Time 

ch g Munnings - Artistic Express (Western Expression)

3 8-7
Alex CintronMark Reid
4
i
4

Tapir 

ch c Tapizar - Lost Badge (Badge Of Silver)

3 8-7
Carol CedenoJerenesto Torrez
5
00-4
i
5
Royal blue, blue circle, silver sleeves (Jerenesto Torrez)

Two Step Tex 7 

dk c Two Step Salsa - Our Hot Mama (Vindication)

Non Runner
6
795
i
6

Smoky Blues 78 

gr/ g Jafmil - Smoky Belle (Macho Uno)

3 8-7
Angel SuarezGerald Bennett
Verdict

GNARLY certainly deserves to win one of these having struck the crossbar in each of his four starts thus far and today could be his day. Hot Sriracha takes a significant drop in class and rates the biggest threat, ahead of newcomer Munny Time.

20:15 Delaware Park (USA) 20 Aug 2018

Race 5 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $8,820 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

7f 110y

Fast

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
45436
i
1
Navy blue, gold stars on sleeves, white cap (Sarah Shepherd)

Dragonthorn Steed 16 

ch g Cal Nation - Fancy Dancer (Citidancer)

Non Runner
2
7
i
2

Bugsy's Moment 25 

b g Misbah - Ashley's Moment (Doneraile Court)

4 8-12
Keiber CoaBaltazar Galvan
3
567460
i
3
Bronze, black circled black 'b', black bars on sleeves (Spring Promise Farm)

Trade The Pick 12 

gr/ g Exchange Rate - Julie Truly (Miner's Mark)

Non Runner
4
373
i
4

Nangle Nation 8 

b g Factum - Sunny Again (Awesome Again)

BF
3 8-6
Mychel SanchezEdward Allard
5
57
i
5
Shamrock green, gold diamond (M Reardon)

Igotsunshine 12 

b g Turbo Compressor - Wedding Bells Soon (Indy King)

Non Runner
6
95-6685
i
6

Bel Giorno 8 

ch g Perfect Soul - Hannabarbera (Darshaan)

4 8-10
Jose BetancourtKelly Deiter
7
4
i
7

American Colossus 26 

ch c El Kingdom - Cozinneta (Cozzene)

3 8-8
Pablo RodriguezJerenesto Torrez
8
428-342
i
8

Brushed By Fire 14 

ch g Friesan Fire - Beauty Brush (Broad Brush)

BF
4 8-12
Carol CedenoAimee Hall
9
83
i
9
Aqua, black ball, pink armlets on sleeves (Clyde W Martin, Jr And John Grossi's Racing Corp)

Enkidu 26 

dk c Runnintothealter - Moonlight Dreamer (Southern Halo)

Non Runner
10
9085
i
10

Con Em 14 

ch c Congaree - Emmz (Proud Citizen)

3 8-8
Shannon UskeWilliam Sienkewicz
11
5233
i
11

Cherry Island 14 

b c Harlington - Accountant's Dream (Unaccounted For)

3 8-8
Angel SuarezJr Steve Epley,
Verdict

BRUSHED BY FIRE had Cherry Island (third) and Con Em (fifth) behind when runner-up in a 1m contest here earlier in the month and he can confirm placings with those rivals, and open his account. Nangle Nation is feared most.

20:45 Delaware Park (USA) (Dirt) 20 Aug 2018

Race 6 - Claiming (3YO plus)

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

6

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
656476
i
1

To The Stars 11 

b g Street Sense - Fly to the Stars (Giant's Causeway)

D
8 8-10
Wilfredo GarciaRoque Romero
2
734633
i
2

Ghostly Games 11 

dk g Ghostzapper - Silver Charades (Broad Brush)

D
6 8-10
Angel SuarezGary Katz
3
243855
i
3

Real Power 11 

b g Powerscourt - Real Deal (Unreal Zeal)

D
9 8-10
Keiber CoaBernard Dunham
4
4-64258
i
4

Instant Replay 11 

b g Lemon Drop Kid - Run Kate Run (Cherokee Run)

D
6 8-10
Joseph SchneiderHubert Gaffney
5
17-4467
i
5

Souper Knight 11 

dk g Midnight Lute - Secret Liaison (Housebuster)

D
8 8-10
Pablo RodriguezJorge Diaz
6
305524
i
6

So Kitten 35 

b g Kitten's Joy - Sobee (A.P. Indy)

D
7 8-12
Brian PedrozaHeather Hollahan
7
787675
i
7
Red, gold circle, red armlets on gold sleeves (Timothy Yee)

Starship Frontier 9 

gr/ g Smoke Glacken - Road To Honor (Double Honor)

D
Non Runner
8
22316-7
i
8

Blitzensmajikreign 13 

dk g Street Magician - Blitzen's Echo (Compelling Sound)

D
6 8-10 b1
Johan RosadoMarcos Zulueta
Verdict

SO KITTEN has been knocking on the door and this represents a fantastic opportunity for him to add to his tally of career wins. Ghostly Games and Starship Frontier are others to keep an eye on.

21:15 Delaware Park (USA) 20 Aug 2018

Race 7 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $8,820 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

5f

Fast

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
3-23514
i
1

Foxy Joxy 19 

b f Yes It's True - Joxy Roxy (City Zip)

D
4 8-8
Keiber CoaSamuel Cronk
2
26-6313
i
2

Anna May Our Queen 39 

b m Dunkirk - Pure Refinement (In Excess)

D
6 8-8
Angel CastilloRonald Abrams
3
3-34569
i
3

Passing Pfast 11 

ch m Leroidesanimaux - Phone Joan (Phone Trick)

D
7 8-8
Antonio QuilesSr Arthur Stauffer,
4
060018
i
4

Elle Va 19 

ch f Biondetti - Little Heiress (Wildcat Heir)

D
4 8-8
Anthony NunezJennie Wilhelm-Saldana
5
696327
i
5
Purple, red diamond, red diamond on sleeves, purple cap (Louis Ulman)

Canna Red 9 

ch m D'Wildcat - Sherates Inmybook (Unbridled's Song)

Non Runner
6
658527
i
6
White, Red Diamonds On Sleeves, White Cap (Franpejo Stable)

Resolute Babe 19 

b m Big Brown - Shaggy Mane (Bertrando)

D
Non Runner
7
731418
i
7

Copabella 16 

ch f Street Magician - Timber Trouble (Forest Danger)

D
4 8-10
Angel SuarezNeil Morris
Verdict

Whereas a lot of the others have been out of sorts, ANNA MAY OUR QUEEN arrives on the back of two solid performances and she could be the one to side with. Foxy Joxy is usually fairly reliable, but class-dropper Copabella might pose a bigger threat.

21:45 Delaware Park (USA) (Dirt) 20 Aug 2018

Race 8 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $9,450 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

1m 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
311244
i
1

Risky Red 5 

c m No Risk Al Maury - Novelynn (Patriot Missle)

D BF
5 8-7
Ryan PowellScott Powell
2
2112
i
2

Burn Em Joey 23 

g c Burning Sand - TRIUMPHS SILKIE (Seyvilla Triumph)

BF
3 8-6
Carol CedenoJerenesto Torrez
3
3-33141
i
3

Bellfastt 35 

b g NIVOUR DE CARDONNE - Bella Atheena (Sam Tiki)

D
5 8-12
Keiber CoaFenneka Bentley
4
921315
i
4

Big Cork 23 

c c SO BIG IS BETTER - Uncorked (NIVOUR DE CARDONNE)

4 8-12
Robert PazMark Powell
5
626-767
i
5

Candy Land Man 33 

b h Zefiro De Nulvi - MARIEKA CS (ANETO)

D
5 8-10
Martin SolisMark Powell
6
2-12231
i
6

Colors In Motion 7 

b g Dahess - Ovour The Rainbow (NIVOUR DE CARDONNE)

4 9-0
Kirsten SwanLynn Ashby
7
11
i
7

So Big Boy 23 

b c SO BIG IS BETTER - R L Zell (Stiltz)

4 9-0
Jomar OrtegaScott Powell
Verdict

SO BIG BOY has won both starts with the minimum amount of fuss, including in Grade 2 company last time, and he can round off the hat-trick. Burn Em Joey and Colors In Motion, second and third behind the selection late last month, might be left to fight out minor honours again.