18:10 Finger Lakes (USA) (Dirt) 16 Oct 2018

Race 1 - Maiden Special Weight (2YO only)

Winner $11,970 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
37
i
1

Cambium 13 

gr/ f The Lumber Guy - Missiletoe Kiss (Golden Missile)

2 8-9
Luis PerezRalph D Alessandro
2
773
i
2

Miss After School 27 

b f Point Of Entry - Blissfully (Macho Uno)

2 8-9
John Jr DavilaJeremiah Englehart
3
i
3

Ouija 

b f Freud - Chamonix (Louis Quatorze)

2 8-9
Andy Sanchez HernandezJeremiah Englehart
4
i
4

Sue Blue By You 

dk f Bob and John - Lyndsea's Miss El (Eltish)

2 8-9
Neftali PerezDebra Breed
5
243
i
5

Fat N Bitter 15 

gr/ f Old Fashioned - Bustinattheseams (Bustin Stones)

2 8-9
Joel CruzM Ferraro
Verdict

FAT N BITTER is a likely improver now eased in grade and shades the vote ahead of recent course third Miss After School. Any money for newcomer Ouija would also be notable.

18:37 Finger Lakes (USA) (Dirt) 16 Oct 2018

Race 2 - Claiming (3YO plus)

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

2

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
153136
i
1
Red, white ball, white hoops on sleeves (Michael Lecesse)

Too Fast For Love 27 

b m Harlington - Prior Park (Silver Deputy)

D BF
Non Runner
2
653153
i
2

Christening 27 

ch f Girolamo - Water Of Life (Hennessy)

D
4 8-8
Emanuel Diego DeStacy Torelli
3
315115
i
3

Plenty Of Chrome 27 

ch m Big Drama - Miss Kneehigh (Defrere)

D
5 8-8
Nazario AlvaradoBeth Miller Saul
4
532144
i
4

Sisella 21 

b f Boys At Tosconova - Countyourblessings (Golden Missile)

D
4 8-8
Luis PerezRalph D Alessandro
5
171294
i
5

It's Cold Out 42 

dk f Frost Giant - Its Tuesday (Take Me Out)

D
4 8-8
Andre WorrieChris Englehart
6
624114
i
6

Gethot Stayhot 13 

b m Posse - Fillie by the Bay (Elusive Quality)

D
6 8-8
Joel CruzBeth Miller Saul
7
551155
i
7

Soaring Jan 45 

b f Soaring Empire - Jan Beth Jo (Chief Seattle)

D
4 8-8
Jaime RodriguezMichael Lecesse
Verdict

PLENTY OF CHROME had Too Fast For Love (third) and It's Cold Out (fourth) in arrears when scoring here in September and makes plenty of appeal on that performance. Recent course third Christening looks best of the rest.

19:04 Finger Lakes (USA) (Dirt) 16 Oct 2018

Race 3 - Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $12,285 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
241121
i
1

P J Advantage 24 

b g Posse - Weefc (Tapit)

D
3 8-7
Oscar GomezPaul Barrow
2
612366
i
2
Red, white ball, white hoops on sleeves (Michael Lecesse)

Just Watch Me 13 

dk g Eurosilver - Doyourthing (Known Fact)

D
Non Runner
3
2-31157
i
3

Preferred Outcome 91 

ch g Bluegrass Cat - Sweet Juliet (Crafty Prospector)

D BF
4 8-8
Jaime RodriguezM Ferraro
4
134611
i
4

Retonova 17 

dk g Boys At Tosconova - Jb's Golden Regret (Banker's Gold)

D
3 8-7
John Jr DavilaChris Englehart
5
514537
i
5

Bobby On Fleek 13 

ch c Frost Giant - Bema's Gold (Out Of Place)

D
4 8-8
Kevin NavarroIlmar Loaiza
6
319655
i
6

Open Book 12 

gr/ g Munnings - Open Story (Open Forum)

D
5 8-8
Joel SoneGeorge Beech
Verdict

The two that stand out are P J ADVANTAGE and Retonova but the former gets the nod because his form is marginally stronger. The rest look to be up against it but Preferred Outcome is the pick of them.

19:31 Finger Lakes (USA) (Dirt) 16 Oct 2018

Race 4 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $9,639 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
11-3522
i
1

Crafty Concorde 32 

gr/ g Crafty Friend - V for Vera (Concorde's Tune)

D
10 8-8
Andre WorrieJeffrey Englehart
2
317/369-
i
2

Greeley's Farewell 332 

ch g Mr. Greeley - Seattle Envoy (Deputy Minister)

D
8 8-8
Joel CruzM Ferraro
3
331756
i
3
Purple, pink dots, pink sleeves, two blue hoops (Nat Krohn)

Fullfaithandcredit 15 

b g Colonel John - Diamant Lady (Mr. Greeley)

D
Non Runner
4
653531
i
4

Blue Chips Only 26 

dk g Bluegrass Cat - Nootka Island (El Corredor)

D
7 8-6
Oscar GomezPaul Barrow
5
326253
i
5

Louie's Luck 15 

b g One Nice Cat - Waltz Me Matilda (Cryptoclearance)

D
6 8-8
Luis PerezRalph D Alessandro
6
112121
i
6

Algorix 13 

b g Algorithms - Dixie Lyrics (Dixie Union)

D
4 8-10
John Jr DavilaChris Englehart
7
442225
i
7

Readyheartandsoul 15 

b g Ready's Image - Soul Possession (Belong To Me)

D BF
7 8-8
J RohenaJeffrey Englehart
Verdict

ALGORIX has been running well all year and it is that consistency that gives him the edge over Crafty Concorde and Blue Chips Only.

19:58 Finger Lakes (USA) (Dirt) 16 Oct 2018

Race 5 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $5,670 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
653234
i
1

Times The Essents 22 

ch g Sidney's Candy - East Cape (Mr. Prospector)

5 8-8
Jose BaezWilliam Bartlett
2
257752
i
2
Hot pink, silver chevrons, silver sleeves, pink chevrons (Dorothea Acquilano)

Hackensack Hill 7 

gr/ g Congaree - Jersey Queen (Wiseman's Ferry)

D
Non Runner
3
16
i
3

Sweeping Vista 165 

b g Emcee - Meadow Vista (Meadowlake)

D
3 8-5 (ow1)
Jaime RodriguezMichael Ferraro
4
138446
i
4

Masta Ace 26 

dk g Emcee - Pretty Reason (Fly So Free)

3 8-5
Oscar GomezChristopher Progno
5
6-16383
i
5

Zenato 31 

ch g Bluegrass Cat - Run For Riches (Macho Uno)

D
3 8-5
Andre WorrieH Bond
6
252546
i
6

I'm Not Funny 12 

dk c D' Funnybone - Sweet Slam (Grand Slam)

D
3 8-5 (ow2)
Andy Sanchez HernandezIlmar Loaiza
7
91575
i
7

Take Charge Jake 28 

dk g Take Charge Indy - Shawnee Country (Chief's Crown)

D
3 8-5 (ow3)
Luis PerezDylan Clarke
8
8-22213
i
8

Threetwentysix 28 

dk g Poseidon's Warrior - So Much Heart (Lion Heart)

D
3 8-7
Rodolfo IgnacioWilliam Bartlett
9
215222
i
9

Monmouth Beach 28 

ch g Girolamo - Ima Jersey Girl (Lightnin N Thunder)

D BF
3 8-5 (ow4)
Jose RiveraJames Acquilano
Verdict

HACKENSACK HILL was the one to take from the race when second last time out and could prove too strong at the finish for Times The Essents and Sweeping Vista.

20:25 Finger Lakes (USA) (Dirt) 16 Oct 2018

Race 6 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $5,670 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

1m 70y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
1-52531
i
1

Sweet Sweet Afleet 21 

b m Northern Afleet - Sweet Sweet (Honour And Glory)

D
7 8-12
Kevin NavarroJoseph Cabrera
2
568351
i
2

Eloquent Ethel 7 

b m Justenuffhumor - Oh Miss Sophie (Fast Play)

D
5 8-12
Oscar GomezDebra Breed
3
342430
i
3

Shopper 16 

gr/ m Bernstein - Art Show (Out Of Place)

D
7 8-8
Rodolfo IgnacioHarris Dukes
4
7-75421
i
4

Crazy Love 33 

dk m Freud - Love Strikes (Smart Strike)

D
5 8-10
Joel CruzM Ferraro
5
221343
i
5

Abbie's Butterfly 20 

dk m Suave - Gift of Giving (Regal Classic)

D
7 8-8
Luis PerezJr Daniel Conway,
6
361587
i
6
Yellow and sea green blocks, yellow sleeves (George Beech)

Epiphany 6 

ch m Pollard's Vision - Whipporwill Creek (Forest Camp)

Non Runner
7
321453
i
7
Yellow, royal blue diamond hoop, blue sleeves, yellow seams (Joseph Gentile)

Butterfly Girl 26 

dk m Catienus - Crashing Through (Senor Speedy)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

CRAZY LOVE has some nice form in the book over this trip and might prove too strong at the finish for Butterfly Girl. Abbie's Butterfly should be finishing fast.

20:52 Finger Lakes (USA) (Dirt) 16 Oct 2018

Race 7 - Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $12,096 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
122325
i
1

Haudenosaunee 24 

b g Maybry's Boy - Shamrock Roll (Prime Timber)

D
5 8-8
Tammi PiermariniKarl Grusmark
2
322261
i
2

No Entiendo 41 

ch g Bellamy Road - Prairie Fever (Richter Scale)

D
5 8-8
Luis PerezJr Daniel Conway,
3
454157
i
3

Lucky Town 15 

ch g Posse - Dr Boo Boo Better (Cure The Blues)

D
5 8-8
John Jr DavilaPedro Rodriguez
4
441571
i
4

Only The Truth 21 

dk g Yes It's True - Duffel (Private Terms)

D
5 8-8
Andy Sanchez HernandezRalph D Alessandro
5
632336
i
5

Big Slick 12 

dk g Frost Giant - Girl Show (Wild Rush)

D
4 8-8
J RohenaJeffrey Englehart
6
137641
i
6

Seven Lilies 78 

gr/ c Rattlesnake Bridge - Eleni's Daughter (Freud)

D
3 8-5
Jose BaezJonathan Buckley
7
91-4613
i
7

Zababa 12 

ch g Discreetly Mine - Scarlett D'herea (Dehere)

D
5 8-8
Jaime RodriguezMichael Ferraro
8
11161-2
i
8

Bedside Blues 24 

ch g Bluegrass Cat - Bedside Manner (Dr. Blum)

D
5 8-8
Andre WorrieCharlton Baker
Verdict

BIG SLICK was well backed here last time when losing his rider, and can get back on track having shown plenty of consistency before that. Recent winners Seven Lilies and Only The Truth are others who appeal.

21:19 Finger Lakes (USA) (Dirt) 16 Oct 2018

Race 8 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $5,670 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
222515
i
1

Can't Catch This 24 

b m Purge - Pierian Spring (Signal Tap)

D
6 8-12
Oscar GomezJohn Grabowski
2
4-34265
i
2

Maxana 19 

b m Anasheed - Devilish Max (Gold Token)

D
8 8-12
Rodolfo IgnacioManuel Gomez
3
854331
i
3

Sadie The Saint 19 

b m Misremembered - Three Emeralds (Three Wonders)

D
5 8-12
Andy Sanchez HernandezEdward Perdue
4
444253
i
4

Little Nell 12 

b m Discreetly Mine - Semichi (Brushed On)

D
6 8-12
Carlos CamiloNancy McCabe
5
135-723
i
5

Nonnie Connie 20 

ch m Frost Giant - Sly Isabella (Majestic Light)

D
8 8-12
Emanuel Diego DeJames Wright
6
224416
i
6

Roaring Belle 24 

b m Roaring Fever - Bellebottom Blues (Cure The Blues)

D
11 8-12
Anthony SuarezRobert Cook
7
757544
i
7

Lexsoya 12 

dk m Griffinite - Clear Pouch (Pembroke)

D
7 8-12
John BerriosUlises Gonzalez
8
262553
i
8

Justenuffkick 23 

ch m Justenuffhumor - Klassic Kick (Regal Classic)

D
5 8-12
Luis PerezJr Daniel Conway,
Verdict

SADIE THE SAINT got her head in front last time over five and a half furlongs last time and can follow up here to claim the scalps of the consistent Justenuffkick and Nonnie Connie.