18:10 Finger Lakes (USA) (Dirt) 20 Sep 2018

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,615 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
366-756
i
1

Lady's Smart Alec 54 

b g Congaree - One Smart Lady (West Acre)

D
7 8-12
Rodolfo IgnacioWilliam Bartlett
2
6-12313
i
2

The Rhythmisright 26 

b g Into Mischief - Cool Rhythm (Unbridled's Song)

D
7 8-12
John Jr DavilaChristopher Progno
3
321231
i
3

Cataclysmic 12 

ch g Hear No Evil - Thunderous Gal (Lightnin N Thunder)

D
5 8-12
Jaime RodriguezJames Acquilano
4
313434
i
4

American Tzar 14 

ch c Skipshot - High Fortress (Van Nistelrooy)

4 8-12
Kevin NavarroJoseph Cabrera
5
3-65353
i
5

Blue Chips Only 14 

dk g Bluegrass Cat - Nootka Island (El Corredor)

D
7 8-12
Oscar GomezPaul Barrow
Verdict

CATACLYSMIC scored well last time and can follow up here at the expense of consistent duo Blue Chips Only and The Rhythmisright, who look the most likely challengers.

18:37 Finger Lakes (USA) (Dirt) 20 Sep 2018

Race 2 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $5,670 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

1m 70y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
639365
i
1

You Like That 16 

ch g Justenuffhumor - Australis Princess (Werblin)

D
4 8-8
Jaime RodriguezJeremiah Englehart
2
4155
i
2

Alex's Lemon Twist 14 

gr/ g Afleet Alex - Twistaway (Wheelaway)

D
3 8-5 (ow2) b1
Luis PerezJr Daniel Conway,
3
289766
i
3

Atomium 12 

dk g Latent Heat - Page Turner (Distorted Humor)

D
5 8-8
Rafael Jr RohenaDavid Houck
4
741232
i
4

Thelifeoftheparty 71 

b g Street Sense - Pulitzer (Bernardini)

D
3 8-5 (ow2)
Wilfredo RohenaJonathan Buckley
5
47-4153
i
5

Rumbles Of Thunder 23 

ch g Fusaichi Pegasus - Calypso Vuh (Well Selected)

D
4 8-8
John Jr DavilaDonna Bireta
6
813844
i
6

Masta Ace 16 

dk g Emcee - Pretty Reason (Fly So Free)

3 8-5
Oscar GomezChristopher Progno
Verdict

THELIFEOFTHEPARTY is capable of going one better than when second last time. The three-year-old looks the pick of the pack here and can outgun the improving Rumbles Of Thunder and Alex's Lemon Twist.

19:05 Finger Lakes (USA) (Dirt) 20 Sep 2018

Race 3 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $5,670 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

1m 39y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
753621
i
1

Four Black Even 17 

dk g Don Corleone - Keen Spirit (River Keen)

D
6 8-12
Oscar GomezJr Sal Iorio,
2
431533
i
2

Tale Of A Song 23 

b g Tale Of The Cat - Veloce Canzone (Songandaprayer)

BF
5 8-8
Jaime RodriguezM Ferraro
3
1-62615
i
3

That Makes Sense 12 

b g Street Sense - Useewhatimsaying (A.P. Indy)

D
5 8-12
Kevin NavarroCarlos Dominguez
4
4-71623
i
4

Threeskills 12 

b g Not For Love - J B of the Sea (Scarlet Ibis)

D
5 8-8
Jose BaezMichael Ferraro
5
364532
i
5

American Road 43 

b h Quality Road - I Love America (Quiet American)

D BF
6 8-10
Elias PeltrocheJohn Grabowski
6
421332
i
6

Paterson Hill 12 

dk g Fusaichi Pegasus - Hardly Holly (Harlan's Holiday)

D BF
6 8-10
Luis PerezJames Acquilano
Verdict

FOUR BLACK EVEN scored in style when routing the opposition last time, and is hard to oppose now. Recent frame-hitters American Road and Paterson Hill are others to note.

19:31 Finger Lakes (USA) (Dirt) 20 Sep 2018

Race 4 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $5,670 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

1m 70y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
12-4467
i
1

Uwandadance 21 

ch m Read The Footnotes - Dance Diane (Affirmed)

D
6 8-8
Jeremias FloresPaul Barrow
2
5-32145
i
2

Butterfly Girl 24 

dk m Catienus - Crashing Through (Senor Speedy)

D
5 8-10
Emanuel Diego DeJames Wright
3
312551
i
3

Trapper Jane 21 

b m Trappe Shot - North Lake Jane (Meadowlake)

D
5 8-12
Andy Sanchez HernandezLauren Linn
4
775683
i
4

Eloquent Ethel 15 

b m Justenuffhumor - Oh Miss Sophie (Fast Play)

D
5 8-8
Oscar GomezDebra Breed
5
344456
i
5

Little Twitch 29 

dk m Burning Roma - Twitch And Jitter (Tactical Advantage)

D
6 8-8
Rodolfo IgnacioJohn Salvato
6
132334
i
6

Dance For Joe 24 

dk m Stonesider - Dance Kuntakete (Dance Brightly)

D
7 8-8
Luis PerezJr Daniel Conway,
Verdict

TRAPPER JANE looks set to follow up her most recent victory, with the consistent duo Dance For Joe and Butterfly Girl most likely to chase her home.

19:58 Finger Lakes (USA) (Dirt) 20 Sep 2018

Race 5 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $5,670 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

1m 70y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
83/5102
i
1

Irish Marauder 12 

ch g Dublin - Esther Got Even (Stephen Got Even)

D BF
4 8-8
Andre WorrieAmber Cobb
2
959-414
i
2

Decision Time 23 

gr/ g Bellamy Road - Deputie's Notebook (Notebook)

3 8-5
Oscar GomezRonald Breed
3
524313
i
3

Sidewinder 12 

gr/ g Rattlesnake Bridge - Spoken For (Victory Speech)

3 8-5 (ow2)
Wilfredo RohenaJr Daniel Conway,
4
525-512
i
4

Stephen Got Mad 38 

b g Stephen Got Even - Madilynreign (Cryptoclearance)

D
6 8-8 (ow1)
Jose RiveraRichard Lugovich
5
552525
i
5

I'm Not Funny 16 

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

3 8-5 (ow1)
Andy Sanchez HernandezIlmar Loaiza
6
855574
i
6

Heat Check 12 

b g Frost Giant - Hot Danger (Forest Danger)

4 8-8
Jeremias FloresDonna Bireta
Verdict

STEPHEN GOT MAD sets the form standard and can account for Irish Marauder, who was beaten at odds of 1-20 last time. Sidewinder is also duly noted.

20:25 Finger Lakes (USA) (Dirt) 20 Sep 2018

Race 6 - Starter Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $9,639 - 4 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
322135
i
1

Fratello Del Nord 15 

b h Northern Afleet - Colleen's Scorpion (Scorpion)

D
6 8-8
Luis PerezManuel Ruiz
2
661211
i
2
orange, black collar, black sleeves, orange hoops (Rafael Rohena)

Corporate Raider 7 

dk g Sky Mesa - Neversaidiwassweet (Eurosilver)

D
Non Runner
3
264961
i
3

Love That Jazz 15 

b r Not For Love - Val's Jazz (Kentucky Jazz)

D
5 8-10
Jaime RodriguezM Ferraro
4
125763
i
4
Pink, black hearts, black hoops on sleeves (Tebbutt, Charles And Schatzel, Edwin J)

Ross Boss 15 

dk g Discreetly Mine - Semichi (Brushed On)

D
Non Runner
5
211313
i
5

Quick Posse 15 

b g Posse - Quick Question (Rahy)

D
5 8-10
Andy Sanchez HernandezTerry Genecco
6
423181
i
6

Noneedtoflatterme 26 

b g Flatter - Make Haste (Tiznow)

D
4 8-10
Oscar GomezJulie Smith
Verdict

A competitive heat which could go the way of NONEEDTOFLATTERME, who is taken to follow up his recent course victory (with Fratello Del Nord back in third) and notch a double. Love That Jazz completes the shortlist.

20:52 Finger Lakes (USA) (Dirt) 20 Sep 2018

Race 7 - Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $11,403 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

1m 39y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
612331
i
1

Antley's Courage 17 

gr/ g Graydar - Ibetyouwishyouknew (Mr. Greeley)

D
3 8-7
Elias PeltrocheM Ferraro
2
693314
i
2

Diamond Setter 14 

b c Gemologist - In This Life (Ghostzapper)

D
3 8-5
J RohenaChris Englehart
3
373712
i
3

Dynamax Prime 14 

dk g Bluegrass Cat - Ascended Dreams (Thunder Gulch)

D
4 8-8
Andre WorrieJeremiah Englehart
4
766365
i
4

Helical Spring 30 

b g Fusaichi Pegasus - Coiled Spring (More Than Ready)

D
5 8-8
Jose BaezStacy Torelli
5
631235
i
5

Incorporate 14 

ch g Include - Cool the Economy (Mazel Trick)

D BF
4 8-8
Jaime RodriguezJeremiah Englehart
6
452743
i
6

E J's Legacy 14 

b g Freud - Jb's Golden Regret (Banker's Gold)

D
5 8-8
John Jr DavilaChris Englehart
Verdict

DYNAMAX PRIME was touched off by a neck at this venue last time and wouldn't need to find much improvement to get back to winning ways. E J's Legacy and Incorporate could feasibly play minor roles.

21:19 Finger Lakes (USA) (Dirt) 20 Sep 2018

Race 8 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $5,670 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

1m 70y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
56-3162
i
1

Our Honey Belle 14 

dk f Cosmonaut - Soo's Purse (Our Emblem)

D
4 8-8
Joel SoneLinda Dixon
2
372433
i
2

Priority Run 14 

b f Andromeda's Hero - Tequila Lana (Cobra King)

D
4 8-8
Joel CruzMichael Lecesse
3
053544
i
3

Foolin Around 14 

dk f Bluegrass Cat - Caught Cheatin' (Scarlet Ibis)

D
3 8-5 (ow1)
Jaime RodriguezRonald Breed
4
956878
i
4

Midaswellswing 17 

gr/ m Senor Swinger - Saint Midas (Touch Gold)

5 8-8
John BerriosJr Eduardo Maver,
5
333181
i
5

Space On The Couch 22 

b m Posse - Inter Galactic (Incurable Optimist)

D
5 8-10
Emanuel Diego DeTimothy Murphy
6
332136
i
6

Little Miracle 17 

gr/ f Mizzen Mast - Ms. Rocket (El Prado)

3 8-5
Jose BaezMichael Ferraro
7
714331
i
7
Blue and white blocks, white sleeves, two blue hoops (John Grabowski)

Nowitna River 15 

b f Oxbow - Broad Miss (Include)

Non Runner
8
652211
i
8

Darlablue 22 

b f Bluegrass Cat - Hey Darla (Evansville Slew)

D
3 8-7
John Jr DavilaChris Englehart
Verdict

DARLABLUE arrives on a course hat-trick and could be difficult to stop in her current form. Nowitna River is feared most, while a big performance from the consistent Priority Run is also anticipated.