18:10 Finger Lakes (USA) (Dirt) 21 Jun 2018

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $7,686 - 4 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
3178-12
i
1

Love You Dearly 37 

ch f Freud - So Far So Good (Distinctive Pro)

D
4 8-8
Jaime RodriguezRalph D Alessandro
2
234-542
i
2

Boomerang Becky 26 

b m Majestic Warrior - Madison Dollie (Forest Wildcat)

5 8-8
Rodolfo IgnacioMichael Sabine
3
5-57234
i
3

Mary Pray For Us 16 

b m Touch Gold - Winloc's Hail Mary (Capote)

D
5 8-8
John Jr DavilaChristopher Progno
4
145332-
i
4
Kelly green, pink dots, green and pink halved sleeves (Patricia Generazio)

Kristen's Limits 218 

b m Forestry - Beyond The Limit (Unbridled)

D
Non Runner
5
23422-3
i
5

Melodramatic Miss 26 

gr/ m Munnings - Drama Queen (Smoke Glacken)

D
5 8-8
Michael Jr DavilaJohn Grabowski
Verdict

Melodramatic Miss is entitled to step up on her comeback spin and finish on the premises, though recent course second LOVE YOU DEARLY is preferred for win purposes. Boomerang Becky completes the shortlist.

18:37 Finger Lakes (USA) (Dirt) 21 Jun 2018

Race 2 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

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

2

5f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
576-288
i
1

Frisky Sprouts 8 

dk f Here Comes Ben - Feelin Abit Frisky (Posse)

3 8-7
Tammi PiermariniTimothy Murphy
2
80-
i
2

Wild Frost 193 

b f Frost Giant - Wild In Montana (Yankee Victor)

4 8-12
Rodolfo IgnacioStacy Torelli
3
6870-4
i
3

Dazzlem Quick 8 

b m Trickey Trevor - Cryptic Plum (Cryptoclearance)

6 8-12
Neftali PerezLuis Gutierrez
4
365-666
i
4

Here Comes Mia 8 

dk m Here Comes Ben - Feather Nestin' (Saint Liam)

5 8-12
Andre WorrieEdward Perdue
5
4-34887
i
5

Stormy Rita 12 

dk f Stormy Atlantic - Thekraa (Elusive Quality)

3 8-7
Jeremias FloresDonna Bireta
6
69-7
i
6

Ursula's Bustin 10 

ch f Bustin Stones - Raja's Ursula (Raja's Revenge)

4 8-12
Emanuel Diego DeEdward Babcock
Verdict

A moderate heat in which the tentative selection is grade-dropper STORMY RITA. Frisky Sprouts is capable of going well on these terms, while Dazzlem Quick should go close if building on her course fourth last time out.

19:05 Finger Lakes (USA) (Dirt) 21 Jun 2018

Race 3 - Maiden 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
454453
i
1

Frenchana 24 

dk c Overanalyze - French Laundry (Seeking The Gold)

3 8-7
John Jr DavilaChris Englehart
2
3632-73
i
2

Le Brown James 20 

b c Big Brown - I'm Authorized (Cryptoclearance)

4 8-12
Jeremias FloresDonna Bireta
3
94/3525-
i
3

Stephen Got Mad 216 

b g Stephen Got Even - Madilynreign (Cryptoclearance)

6 8-12
Elias PeltrocheRichard Lugovich
4
942
i
4

Valegro 20 

ch g Drosselmeyer - Berkshire Cat (Tale Of The Cat)

3 8-7
Jaime RodriguezJeremiah Englehart
5
73
i
5

Pino Mammone 17 

b g Courageous Cat - Full Of Gut (Full Mandate)

3 8-7
Andre WorrieJeremiah Englehart
6
i
6

Dream Host 

b c Encaustic - Tiz Our Dream (Tiznow)

3 8-7 (ow4)
Jose RiveraWayne Sparling
Verdict

VALEGRO rates the one to beat on the back of his C&D second latest, a contest in which Le Brown James was back in third. Pino Mammone is improving between runs and could also take a hand.

19:31 Finger Lakes (USA) (Dirt) 21 Jun 2018

Race 4 - Claiming (3YO plus)

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

4

1m 39y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
54467-5
i
1

It Must Be Nice 36 

gr/ g Include - Meander (Maria's Mon)

D
4 8-8
Wilfredo RohenaRafael Rohena
2
61666-4
i
2

Southbeachsandy 8 

b g Aggadan - Really American (Real Quiet)

D
10 8-8
Rodolfo IgnacioJoseph Marino
3
739-563
i
3

Baldonnel 14 

gr/ g Langfuhr - Dalmiya (Kalanisi)

D
6 8-8
Nazario AlvaradoDebra Breed
4
12665-3
i
4

Tizmas 24 

b g Tiznow - Christmas Jones (Forestry)

D
9 8-8
Andy Sanchez HernandezJackie Stauffer
5
27-6315
i
5

Schout Bay 10 

b g Paddy O'prado - Take A Vow (Pulpit)

D
5 8-8
Michael Jr DavilaRalph D Alessandro
6
595733
i
6

Break The Silence 9 

b g Broken Vow - No Lullaby (Brahms)

D
5 8-8
Anthony SuarezRichard Sparling
Verdict

TIZMAS was outpaced over the extended 5f here last time and could get back on the winning trail now stepped up in trip. Baldonnel and Break The Silence both have place possibilities.

19:58 Finger Lakes (USA) (Dirt) 21 Jun 2018

Race 5 - Claiming (3YO plus)

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

5

1m 39y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
15-7564
i
1

Frosty Millions 14 

ch m Frost Giant - Thanza Million (Millions)

D
5 8-8 (ow4)
Charlie AmaroWayne Sparling
2
5-33398
i
2

Marley Ridge 12 

ch f Freud - Devon Ridge (Cox's Ridge)

4 8-8
Emanuel Diego DeTimothy Murphy
3
6-531
i
3

Morning Traveler 19 

dk f Morning Line - Less Traveled (Gottcha Gold)

3 8-3 (ow2)
Andre WorrieJeffrey Englehart
4
443565-
i
4

J. R.'S Good Girl 213 

gr/ f Cosmonaut - Amazing Lauren (El Corredor)

D
4 8-8
Rodolfo IgnacioWilliam Bartlett
5
56-6542
i
5

Deputy's Daughter 14 

b m Freud - Land On Your Feet (Silver Deputy)

6 8-8
Rafael Jr RohenaRafael Rohena
6
541263
i
6

Withaflourish 12 

ch f Here Comes Ben - Tekawitha (Regal Classic)

3 8-3
J RohenaDavid Rivera
7
00-31
i
7

Lemongrass 19 

b f Bluegrass Cat - Lemon Drop's Love (Lemon Drop Kid)

4 8-8
Wilfredo RohenaJr Daniel Conway,
8
566433
i
8

Believe In Athena 14 

ch m Believeinmenow - Her Hero's Destiny (Andromeda's Hero)

D
5 8-8
Andy Sanchez HernandezArcadio Lopez
Verdict

MORNING TRAVELER arrives here lightly raced and is still open to improvement. Lemongrass and Withaflourish complete the shortlist.

20:25 Finger Lakes (USA) (Dirt) 21 Jun 2018

Race 6 - Claiming (3YO plus)

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

6

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
743-606
i
1

Straight Thunder 9 

b g Straight Man - Miss Thunderella (Thunder Gulch)

D
12 8-12
Rodolfo IgnacioEdward Perdue
2
1367-35
i
2

Jarrod's Commando 9 

ch g Master Command - Pondside (Forestry)

D
9 8-12
Joel CruzAntonio Cordero
3
9-24243
i
3

Here Comes R J 15 

ch g Here Comes Ben - Time Saver (Mazel Trick)

D
5 8-12
Jaime RodriguezJames Wright
4
4766-43
i
4

Japhir 9 

ch g Giant's Causeway - Twisted Sis (A.P. Indy)

5 8-12
Andy Sanchez HernandezIlmar Loaiza
5
66-5294
i
5

Call Me Stoney 9 

b g Bustin Stones - Appollo North (Polish Numbers)

D
6 8-12
Charlie AmaroAlexandra Hillegass
6
2-47043
i
6

Canoe Club 12 

ch h High Cotton - Tiger's Tea Time (Tiger Ridge)

D
6 8-12
Emanuel Diego DeRamon Sr Vazquez
Verdict

HERE COMES R J has been knocking on the door recently but looks primed for a return to winning form over Japhir and Call Me Stoney.

20:53 Finger Lakes (USA) (Dirt) 21 Jun 2018

Race 7 - Claiming (3YO plus)

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

7

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
1361-21
i
1

Malibu Mogul 37 

b g Malibu Moon - Perfectly Pretty (Bertrando)

D
6 8-10
Jaime RodriguezJames Wright
2
31682-4
i
2

Bo Bob 17 

dk g Utopia - Lass Away (Way West)

D
6 8-8 (ow1)
Jesus SuarezEileen Muller
3
41-5745
i
3

Dancer's Rocket 14 

dk g Hook And Ladder - Ruby's Rocket (Polish Pro)

D
9 8-8
Emanuel Diego DeKathleen Babcock
4
7-43864
i
4

English Manor 7 

b g Toccet - Runaway Fields (Runaway Groom)

D
8 8-8
Rodolfo IgnacioHarris Dukes
5
33-6237
i
5

My Way Or Dubaiway 14 

ch g E Dubai - Spanish Mill (Boone's Mill)

D
8 8-8
Oscar GomezJohn Tebbutt
6
453-457
i
6

Benny And Alex 28 

gr/ g Here Comes Ben - Little White Dove (Royal Academy)

D
5 8-8
Jeremias FloresDonna Bireta
7
54-2213
i
7

Cataclysmic 17 

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

D
5 8-10
Michael Jr DavilaJames Acquilano
8
2231-31
i
8

Caelifera 19 

dk g Grasshopper - Valid Code (Valid Expectations)

D
5 8-12
Luis PerezJr Daniel Conway,
Verdict

Cataclysmic and Caelifera both warrant respect on their recent form but the vote goes to MALIBU MOGUL, who looks the clear one to beat as he is in flying form at present.

21:19 Finger Lakes (USA) (Dirt) 21 Jun 2018

Race 8 - Claiming (3YO plus)

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

8

1m 39y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
5234-45
i
1

Guyana Cat 14 

dk h Bluegrass Cat - Perfect Six (Saratoga Six)

D
5 8-12
J RohenaRafael Rohena
2
32174-2
i
2

Smooth Cat 20 

dk g Bluegrass Cat - Satin Belle (Artax)

D
5 8-12
Wilfredo RohenaJr Daniel Conway,
3
476744
i
3

Surtap 14 

ch g Tapit - Acacia (Cherokee Run)

D
5 8-12
Joel SoneKarl Grusmark
4
38-4235
i
4

Good Harbour 8 

b g El Nino - Makewayforwendy (Way West)

9 8-12
Andy Sanchez HernandezArcadio Lopez
5
215-552
i
5

Whitegate 14 

b g Desert Party - Honour Isabel (Honour And Glory)

D
5 8-12
Luis PerezJoseph Cabrera
6
16415-4
i
6

Paterson Hill 20 

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

D
6 8-12
Michael Jr DavilaJames Acquilano
7
11567-7
i
7

Four Directions 16 

b g Harlan's Holiday - Bo's Dream Catcher (Yes It's True)

D
7 8-12
Kevin NavarroMark Tasso
8
123271-
i
8

Mr. Canada 211 

dk g Bellamy Road - Miss Canada (Distorted Humor)

D
6 8-12
Elias PeltrocheMichael Ferraro
Verdict

SMOOTH CAT sets the standard on form and should get back to winning ways, with the main dangers appearing to be Mr. Canada and Paterson Hill.