23:40 Delta Downs (USA) (Dirt) 17 Jan 2018

Maiden Claiming (3YO only)

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

1

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Abandoned
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
6-
i
1

Alex Autumn River 33 

b g First Samurai - Turtle River (Empire Maker)

3 8-8
Alfredo ContrerasTerry Vance
2
5-
i
2

Wirey Won 35 

gr/ c Bind - Street Sharp (Street Cry)

3 8-5
Kerwin ClarkAllen Landry
3
72-
i
3

Two Mikes N Doc G 42 

b g Doc N Bubba G - Ausbrook (Cryptoclearance)

3 8-8
Jose GuerreroRonnie Ward
4
i
4

Final Argument 

dk g Closing Argument - Figurative (Broad Brush)

3 8-5
Wallynette RodriguezAlan Klanfer
5
997-
i
5

One Drop 60 

ch c Lemon Drop Kid - Loveofalifetime (Medaglia d'Oro)

3 8-8
Diego SaenzSteven Asmussen
6
547425-
i
6

Flashy Image 26 

dk g Wilburn - Weepnomoremylady (Summer Squall)

3 8-5
Ashley BroussardRicky Courville
7
8865-
i
7

Beyond Time 42 

b g Misremembered - Annie Goodtime (Honour And Glory)

3 8-8
Tyler WoodleyScott Gelner
Verdict

ONE DROP has shown little in three starts to date but can take full advantage of a significant drop in grade. Flashy Image and Wirey Won both warrant respect.

00:07 Delta Downs (USA) (Dirt) 18 Jan 2018

Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $10,080 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

5f

Fast (Dirt)

Abandoned
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
166235-
i
1

Runaway Ide 34 

ch g Ide - Broken Link (Time Bandit)

D
6 8-5
Luis NegronKarl Broberg
2
726765-
i
2

Won Again 34 

b g Closing Argument - Poppin (City Zip)

D
5 8-5
Filemon RodriguezShane Wilson
3
415648-
i
3

Top Cat Bullet 18 

b g Big Top Cat - Bullets All Day (Silver Deputy)

D
6 8-5
Timothy ThorntonDale White
4
417815-
i
4

Etbauer's Ide 47 

b g Etbauer - Classic Ide (Ide)

D
5 8-5
Kerwin ClarkAllen Landry
5
211364-
i
5

Wicked Proud 18 

dk g Proudinsky - Rubies N Roses (Zuppardo's Prince)

D
4 8-5
Odilon MartinezShelton Sr Zenon
6
45525-4
i
6

Freakonthelead 13 

ch g Run Production - Always On Top (Always A Classic)

BF
4 8-5
Gerard MelanconSteven Flint
7
112879-
i
7

Toss The Tub 46 

b g The Factor - Bet On The Blue (E Dubai)

D
4 8-8
Jarred JournetRobert Nicholas
8
318429-
i
8

Cajun Daddy 28 

b g Forefathers - Lochlin Slew (Seattle Slew)

D
4 8-5
Eddie Jr MartinEldon Hall
Verdict

Toss The Tub and Freakonthelead both have to enter the reckoning on their best form but the pair have something to find with the class-dropping RUNAWAY IDE.

00:35 Delta Downs (USA) (Dirt) 18 Jan 2018

Maiden Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $9,450 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Abandoned
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
95455-4
i
1

Spring Rodeo 13 

ch g The Last Flower - Rodeo Springs (Wekiva Springs)

5 8-11
Denny VelazquezHenry Dunn
2
2/3-
i
2

Mr Whiskers 28 

b g Tiz The One - Ifyoudnthaveadream (Cuvee)

4 8-11
Steve BourqueAllen Landry
3
422285-
i
3

Courtney's Gift 48 

b g Prospector's Gift - French Lake (Lac Ouimet)

6 8-11
Jarred JournetLester Simon
4
624434-
i
4

Can't Stop Kohen 34 

gr/ g Redding Colliery - Bojangle's Cat (Tabasco Cat)

4 8-11
Wallynette RodriguezJorge Lara
5
77-
i
5

Cajun Dude 34 

ch g Orthodox - Derby's Hellraiser (I'Ma Hell Raiser)

4 8-11
Diego SaenzSamuel Breaux
6
97347-3
i
6

Ella's Actor 13 

b g Tiz The One - Imanactress (Leestown)

4 8-11
Jose GuerreroDonald Melancon
7
774692-
i
7

Dipper Pines 34 

dk g Colonel John - Forest Queen (Forestry)

4 8-11
Alfredo ContrerasCecil Decker
8
68/80-
i
8

Beerjoint 41 

dk g Laabity - Our Desire (Gift of Gib)

4 8-11
Ramon RamosRafael Gomez
9
8/6-
i
9

Smartica Song 266 

ch c Songandaprayer - Smartica (Smarty Jones)

4 8-11
Gerardo MoraTony Richey
10
2/60368-
i
1A

Loottool 27 

b g Ide - Social Home (Home At Last)

5 8-11
Filemon RodriguezHenry Dunn
Verdict

MR WHISKERS has shown good promise in both outings so far and those performances make him the one to side with over Can't Stop Kohen and Ella's Actor.

01:03 Delta Downs (USA) (Dirt) 18 Jan 2018

Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $9,450 - 12 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

7f

Fast (Dirt)

Abandoned
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
614582-
i
1

First To Score 21 

gr/ g Even The Score - Mallory's Kitten (Shaniko)

4 8-11
Alfredo ContrerasTina Hurley
2
822154-
i
2

Moment Of Time 56 

b g Shermanesque - Kissalyssa (Gilded Time)

D
5 8-8
Theodrick LedetMelvin LeBlanc
3
5/63325-
i
3

Unbridled Passion 126 

ch g Pomatini - Risky Ruth (Unbridled's Risk)

7 8-11
Jose GuerreroRuperto Urbina
4
631779-
i
4

Clasifrontier 28 

ch g Canadian Frontier - Fortheboysatthebar (Sky Classic)

5 8-8
Jansen MelanconThomas Sam
5
544868-
i
5

Jackson T. 35 

dk g Intimidator - Tulla (Langfuhr)

6 8-8
Emanuel NievesJeffrey Senegal
6
62/4176-
i
6

Manofsass 27 

dk g Honest Man - Sassy Belle (Doc's Leader)

D
4 8-8
Timothy ThorntonHarlan Boutte
7
322382-
i
7

Gentleman's Prize 21 

dk g Yankee Gentleman - Woodman's Prize (Prized)

5 8-8
Ashley BroussardJudy Beavin
8
179698-
i
8

Summer Singer 32 

b g Songandaprayer - Summer Moment (Summer Squall)

4 8-8
Tyler WoodleyRonnie Ward
9
421554-
i
9

Muddy Bayou 34 

b g Calibrachoa - Peepstopeeps (Smoke Glacken)

4 8-8
Kevin SmithShane Wilson
10
948444-
i
10

Walker The Wiz 21 

ch g Old Fashioned - Two Chimneys (Deputy Commander)

5 8-8
Roberto MoralesBrent Toups
11
843971-
i
11

Hustle N Jive 21 

b g Saint Afleet - Tea Dance (Summer Squall)

4 8-8
Jose GuerreroDonald Melancon
12
242261-
i
12

Bayou Banjo 20 

dk g Star Guitar - Gam Gam (Semoran)

D
4 8-8
Diego SaenzDana Whited
Verdict

GENTLEMAN'S PRIZE was no match when clear second best last time and should be able to make amends here. Manofsass and Muddy Bayou both have solid credentials.

01:31 Delta Downs (USA) (Dirt) 18 Jan 2018

Claiming (3YO only)

Winner $15,120 - 11 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Abandoned
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
034214-
i
1

Diablo Gris 21 

gr/ f Redding Colliery - Issheademon (Ish Ar)

3 8-5
Eddie Jr MartinDana Whited
2
137-
i
2

Song And A Saint 28 

b f Saint Afleet - Faith In A Song (Sultry Song)

3 8-5
Eguard TejeraJr Henry Johnson,
3
9221-
i
3

Color Me Pretty 52 

b f Bodemeister - Bent On Glory (Distorted Humor)

D
3 8-8
Gerard MelanconThomas Amoss
4
24617-
i
4

Old Fashion Amour 19 

ch f Old Fashioned - Sweet Ruston (Lydgate)

D
3 8-5
Kerwin ClarkGlenn Delahoussaye
5
219-
i
5

Maggie True 28 

dk f Yes It's True - Maggie Simon (Simon Pure)

3 8-5
Ashley BroussardAllen Landry
6
185842-
i
6

Putsumdirtonit 21 

b f Bind - Prospect of Love (Suave Prospect)

D
3 8-5
Kevin SmithJustin Jeansonne
7
713-
i
7

Ms Sassy Butclassy 21 

dk f Ruler's Court - Bubba Princess (David Copperfield)

3 8-5 b1
Jose GuerreroDonald Melancon
8
7231-
i
8

Avalo Magnificent 41 

dk f I Want Revenge - Aghaany (Invasor)

3 8-8
Diego SaenzSteven Asmussen
9
807351-
i
9

Shes A Texan 27 

dk f Grasshopper - Crema d'Oro (Medaglia d'Oro)

3 8-8
Timothy ThorntonTracy Norris
10
543616-
i
10

My Silver Oaks 89 

b f Silver City - Toes In The Sand (Lion Tamer)

D
3 8-8
Emanuel NievesJoseph Foster
11
51-
i
11

Tiz Gossip 49 

dk f Tizway - Juicy Gossip (Grand Slam)

3 8-8
Steve BourqueAllen Landry
Verdict

COLOR ME PRETTY has continued to improve his form as he has gone on and looks capable of a repeat success at the main expense of Avalo Magnificent and Old Fashion Amour.

01:59 Delta Downs (USA) (Dirt) 18 Jan 2018

Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $9,450 - 12 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

5f

Fast (Dirt)

Abandoned
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
358340-
i
1

M. B.'S Kiss 81 

dk m Eugene's Third Son - Kiss the Lips (Kissin Kris)

8 8-5
Steve BourqueThomas Sam
2
6/42924-
i
2

Hannah Bell 33 

b m Sorcerer's Stone - Is It On The Green (Is It True)

D
8 8-5
Roberto MoralesBrent Toups
3
560252-
i
3

Doc's Rocket 19 

ch m Mauk Four - Doc's Fourth Girl (Like a Soldier)

D BF
5 8-5
Jose GuerreroDonald Melancon
4
625578-
i
4

Big Risque 19 

dk m Big Top Cat - Fuzzy Risque (Fuzzy)

D
5 8-5
Josean RiveraPaul Melancon
5
134402-
i
5

Jeni Lynn's Pet 33 

b f Forefathers - Our Fan Allie (Lear Fan)

D
4 8-5
Gerardo MoraJoseph Foster
6
743149-
i
6

Pray You Catch Me 33 

ch f Songandaprayer - Bonay's Arch (Arch)

D BF
4 8-5
Luis NegronKarl Broberg
7
120863-
i
7

Dixieland Flash 19 

b f Flashy Bull - Dixie Marrone (Smoke Glacken)

D
4 8-5
Tyler WoodleyDenise Schmidt
8
686884-
i
8

Miss Silky Stone 33 

b f Sorcerer's Stone - Miss Silky Cat (Big Top Cat)

D
4 8-5
Alfredo ContrerasKearney Segura
9
855636-
i
9

Tee Shaw 19 

b m Big Top Cat - Fly Francie Fly (Secret Claim)

D
6 8-5
Timothy ThorntonDoris Hebert
10
131232-
i
10

Scottish Bu 33 

dk f Malibu Wesley - Scottish (Pembroke)

D
4 8-5
Diego SaenzSamuel Breaux
11
451084-
i
11

Cute Little Mess 19 

b m Elusive Bluff - Dakota Princess (Dakota Pride)

D
6 8-5
Kevin SmithHarold Romero
12
266678-
i
12

Gia Mama Mia 42 

ch f Gio Ponti - Kate C. (Mineshaft)

4 8-8
Filemon RodriguezDavid Gomez
Verdict

Doc's Rocket and Hannah Bell arrive in solid form and are worthy of respect but SCOTTISH BU is extremely consistent and gets the vote here.

02:27 Delta Downs (USA) (Dirt) 18 Jan 2018

Maiden Claiming (3YO only)

Winner $13,860 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

5f

Fast (Dirt)

Abandoned
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
734279-
i
1

Bold Bulldog 41 

b g Oratory - Seeking Heaven (Petionville)

3 8-8
Timothy ThorntonTracy Norris
2
0-7
i
2

Potomac Two Step 16 

b c Two Step Salsa - Harbour News (Rockport Harbor)

3 8-8
Javier Jr FelixCarl Deville
3
963-
i
3

Jaye's Mr Bling 28 

gr/ g Too Much Bling - Great Lady B (Raja's Best Boy)

3 8-8
Gerardo MoraSarah Delany
4
i
4

Top Ice 

ch c Ice Box - She's The Law (Officer)

3 8-8
Denny VelazquezJoel Berndt
5
i
5

Fast Train 

b c Line Of David - My Crazy Girl (Pleasant Tap)

3 8-8
Ashley BroussardKarl Broberg
6
7-
i
6

Let's Go Boss 39 

b g Closing Argument - Lovely Fine (Carson City)

3 8-5
Jose GuerreroDoris Hebert
7
733-
i
7

Legendary Larry 33 

ch g Star Guitar - J Lo's Halo (Sunny's Halo)

BF
3 8-5
Luis NegronKarl Broberg
8
00657-5
i
8

Jersey Town Cat 16 

b c Jersey Town - Miss Bette M (Tale Of The Cat)

3 8-8
Odilon MartinezCarl Deville
9
i
9

Captinsdivinepick 

dk g Divine Park - Bic's Pick (Deputy Commander)

3 8-8
Alfredo ContrerasTerry Vance
Verdict

LEGENDARY LARRY has finished third on his last two starts and both those efforts look strong enough to see him get his head in front today. The newcomers Fast Train and Top Ice look to hold every chance.

02:55 Delta Downs (USA) (Dirt) 18 Jan 2018

Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $10,080 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Abandoned
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
13549-4
i
1

Zamidue 12 

ch g Due Date - Zamiracle (Catienus)

D
5 8-5
Timothy ThorntonJr Sam David,
2
632258-
i
2

Salutetheprince 19 

b g Salute the Sarge - Karate Katie (Pulling Punches)

D
5 8-5
Jarred JournetDonald Melancon
3
7403/00-
i
3

Empty Pages 33 

b g Aptitude - Loyal American (Quiet American)

D
10 8-8
Alfredo ContrerasJr Eric Nelson,
4
11/998-7
i
4

Gasolina 14 

dk g Rockport Harbor - Lafayette's Pet (Woodman)

5 8-8
Don LeBlancTommy Delahoussaye
5
57/265-7
i
5

Lucky Cal 13 

dk g Cowboy Cal - Lucky Defrere (Defrere)

D
7 8-5
Juan LarrosaJeffery Reeves
6
45462-3
i
6

Beau Gator 13 

dk g Cherokee Beau - Miss Ice Gator (John's Choice)

D
8 8-5
Odilon MartinezShelton Sr Zenon
7
553224-
i
7

North Light Ridge 42 

b g North Light - Ridge Rose (Pleasant Tap)

D
7 8-5
Jose GuerreroRandy Pedigo
8
666556-
i
8

Orthodox River 25 

ch g Orthodox - June G (Winter Halo)

D
6 8-5
Steve BourqueShelton Sr Zenon
9
554734-
i
9

Low Places 33 

dk g Consolidator - Very Classy (Grand Slam)

D
9 8-8
Eddie Jr MartinDana Whited
10
422367-
i
10

Runnin Sky 28 

dk g Sky Classic - Miss Bambee Belle (Ascot Knight)

D
6 8-5
Luis NegronKarl Broberg
Verdict

RUNNIN SKY looks likely to appreciate the drop down in class and is the one to beat in this field. The main threats look to be Salutetheprince and Beau Gator.

03:22 Delta Downs (USA) (Dirt) 18 Jan 2018

Claiming (4YO plus)

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

9

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Abandoned
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
048367-
i
1

Sea Strollin 34 

gr/ f Run Production - Almostastar (Almostashar)

4 8-11
Jansen MelanconSteven Flint
2
53876-9
i
2

Intimidators Girl 12 

b m Intimidator - Girl Your Gone (Finest Hour)

D
7 8-11
Alex CortezJr Eric Nelson,
3
72/3676-
i
3

Kiss A Yankee 26 

b m Yankee Gentleman - Cinnamon Kisses (Doneraile Court)

D
5 8-11
Gerardo MoraHenry Dunn
4
478552-
i
4

Midge's Magic 19 

ch m Mauk Four - Midge Too (Regal Conquest)

6 8-11
Jose GuerreroDonald Melancon
5
32533-4
i
5

Toni's Vow 13 

b f Private Vow - Two Steppin' Toni (Happy Jazz Band)

4 8-11
Timothy ThorntonJohn Ladner
6
775555-
i
6

She's A Smart Cat 19 

gr/ f Dominus - Spring Dragon (Lightnin N Thunder)

4 8-11
Carlos MarquezCharles Zenon
7
242254-
i
7

Costa Sugar 19 

ch f Costa Rising - Akiane (Stormy Atlantic)

D BF
4 8-11
Ashley BroussardJoseph Boxie
8
68095-7
i
8

Father Of Storms 14 

b m Forefathers - Steely Blue Storm (Storm Boot)

5 8-11
Alfredo ContrerasMegan Carter
9
532503-
i
9

Tiz A Party 33 

b f Tiz Wonderful - Party With Brando (Bertrando)

D
4 8-11
Jairo RodriguezMichael Stewart
Verdict

Costa Sugar and Tiz A Party both have decent form in the book but TONI'S VOW has been knocking on the door lately and this represents a solid opportunity to return to winning ways.