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
Orange, black triple diamond, orange and black quartered sleeves, orange and black quartered cap (Newman Racing)

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
Orange, light blue dots (Michael Sabine)

Boomerang Becky 26 

b m Majestic Warrior - Madison Dollie (Forest Wildcat)

5 8-8
Rodolfo IgnacioMichael Sabine
3
5-57234
i
3
Green and red diamonds, red sleeves (Tita, John P , Roncari Marconi, Leslie And Miceli, Michael)

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
Aqua, black diamond hoop, black diamond hoop on sleeves (Acqua Nova Stable)

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
White, gold hoop and cuffs on sleeves (Timothy Murphy)

Frisky Sprouts 8 

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

3 8-7
Tammi PiermariniTimothy Murphy
2
80-
i
2
White, black diamond hoop, collar and sleeves (Torelli, Stacy And Keane Stud Racing)

Wild Frost 193 

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

4 8-12
Rodolfo IgnacioStacy Torelli
3
6870-4
i
3
Red, green chevrons, red sleeves (Aaron Taylor)

Dazzlem Quick 8 

b m Trickey Trevor - Cryptic Plum (Cryptoclearance)

6 8-12
Neftali PerezLuis Gutierrez
4
365-666
i
4
Green, gold chevrons, gold sleeves, green chevrons (John Perdue)

Here Comes Mia 8 

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

5 8-12
Andre WorrieEdward Perdue
5
4-34887
i
5
Black, apple green diamond hoop, white sleeves, green diamond hoop (Joseph Bucci)

Stormy Rita 12 

dk f Stormy Atlantic - Thekraa (Elusive Quality)

3 8-7
Jeremias FloresDonna Bireta
6
69-7
i
6
Black, two orange hoops, orange and black halved sleeves (Babcock, Edward J And Babcock, Katherine)

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
Purple, white diamond frame and 'p', white diamond hoop and cuffs on sleeves (My Purple Haze Stables)

Frenchana 24 

dk c Overanalyze - French Laundry (Seeking The Gold)

3 8-7
John Jr DavilaChris Englehart
2
3632-73
i
2
White, blue sleeves, white stars, red cap (McConnell Racing Stable)

Le Brown James 20 

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

4 8-12
Jeremias FloresDonna Bireta
3
94/3525-
i
3
Green, White Triangle,  White Diamonds on Sleeves, Green (Richard Lugovich)

Stephen Got Mad 216 

b g Stephen Got Even - Madilynreign (Cryptoclearance)

6 8-12
Elias PeltrocheRichard Lugovich
4
942
i
4
Kelly green, tan sash and 's', tan hoop on sleeves (Stonegate Racing Stables)

Valegro 20 

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

3 8-7
Jaime RodriguezJeremiah Englehart
5
73
i
5
Kelly green, gold kangaroo, green and gold halved sleeves (James Fahey)

Pino Mammone 17 

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

3 8-7
Andre WorrieJeremiah Englehart
6
i
6
Sky Blue, Silver Diamond Frame, Silver Seams (Wayne Sparling)

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
Light blue, white halves, light blue sleeves, white halves (Edwin Mundo)

It Must Be Nice 36 

gr/ g Include - Meander (Maria's Mon)

D
4 8-8
Wilfredo RohenaRafael Rohena
2
61666-4
i
2
Red, Yellow Ball (Joseph Marino)

Southbeachsandy 8 

b g Aggadan - Really American (Real Quiet)

D
10 8-8
Rodolfo IgnacioJoseph Marino
3
739-563
i
3
Gold, red star, red sleeves, gold chevrons (Debra Breed)

Baldonnel 14 

gr/ g Langfuhr - Dalmiya (Kalanisi)

D
6 8-8
Nazario AlvaradoDebra Breed
4
12665-3
i
4
White, red ball, green checks on red sleeves, red and green halved cap (Mr Amore Stable)

Tizmas 24 

b g Tiznow - Christmas Jones (Forestry)

D
9 8-8
Andy Sanchez HernandezJackie Stauffer
5
27-6315
i
5
Red, white star, green sleeves, white stripes (Ralph D'Alessandro)

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
Orange, black circle and 'pr', orange sleeves, black hoop (Richard Sparling)

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
Sky Blue, Silver Diamond Frame, Silver Seams (Wayne Sparling)

Frosty Millions 14 

ch m Frost Giant - Thanza Million (Millions)

D
5 8-8 (ow4)
Charlie AmaroWayne Sparling
2
5-33398
i
2
White, gold hoop and cuffs on sleeves (Timothy Murphy)

Marley Ridge 12 

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

4 8-8
Emanuel Diego DeTimothy Murphy
3
6-531
i
3
Black and white halved, black and white halved sleeves (Jeffrey Englehart)

Morning Traveler 19 

dk f Morning Line - Less Traveled (Gottcha Gold)

3 8-3 (ow2)
Andre WorrieJeffrey Englehart
4
443565-
i
4
Red, yellow circle with 'b', red sleeves with yellow stars (Joanray Booth)

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
orange, black collar and sleeves (Rohena, Rafael Jose And Schoeneman, Emily)

Deputy's Daughter 14 

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

6 8-8
Rafael Jr RohenaRafael Rohena
6
541263
i
6
Blue, white star, white sleeves, red hoop (David Rivera)

Withaflourish 12 

ch f Here Comes Ben - Tekawitha (Regal Classic)

3 8-3
J RohenaDavid Rivera
7
00-31
i
7
White and blue triangular thirds, white sleeves, blue hoop (Joemar Racing Stables Llc)

Lemongrass 19 

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

4 8-8
Wilfredo RohenaJr Daniel Conway,
8
566433
i
8
White, white cap (Todd Fortune)

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
Green, gold chevrons, gold sleeves, green chevrons (John Perdue)

Straight Thunder 9 

b g Straight Man - Miss Thunderella (Thunder Gulch)

D
12 8-12
Rodolfo IgnacioEdward Perdue
2
1367-35
i
2
Red, royal blue ball, royal blue hoops on sleeves (Lima Horse Racing Llc)

Jarrod's Commando 9 

ch g Master Command - Pondside (Forestry)

D
9 8-12
Joel CruzAntonio Cordero
3
9-24243
i
3
Purple, black star (Michelle Helms)

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
Yellow, purple sash and 'd', purple hoops on sleeves (Cannon Farms)

Japhir 9 

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

5 8-12
Andy Sanchez HernandezIlmar Loaiza
5
66-5294
i
5
Black and purple diagonal quarters, black sleeves, green chevrons (Alexandra Hillegass)

Call Me Stoney 9 

b g Bustin Stones - Appollo North (Polish Numbers)

D
6 8-12
Charlie AmaroAlexandra Hillegass
6
2-47043
i
6
Black, yellow diamond hoop, yellow bars on sleeves (Vazquez, Sr , Ramon And Markgraf, Kelly)

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
Purple, black star (Michelle Helms)

Malibu Mogul 37 

b g Malibu Moon - Perfectly Pretty (Bertrando)

D
6 8-10
Jaime RodriguezJames Wright
2
31682-4
i
2
Yellow, black yoke and 'gs', black blocks on sleeves (Eileen Muller)

Bo Bob 17 

dk g Utopia - Lass Away (Way West)

D
6 8-8 (ow1)
Jesus SuarezEileen Muller
3
41-5745
i
3
Teal, pink circle, pink hoops on sleeves (Babcock, Kathleen And Brown, David E)

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
Blue, white cross sashes, white and blue blocks on sleeves (Harris Dukes)

English Manor 7 

b g Toccet - Runaway Fields (Runaway Groom)

D
8 8-8
Rodolfo IgnacioHarris Dukes
5
33-6237
i
5
Red, yellow diamond, yellow diamonds on sleeves (Edwin Schatzel)

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
Dark blue and yellow quarters, blue sleeves, yellow cuffs (Patrick Macwilliams)

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
Hot pink, silver chevrons, silver sleeves, pink chevrons (Dorothea Acquilano)

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
Blue and red blocks (Conway, Jr , Daniel H And Conway, Katie)

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
Light blue, white halves, light blue sleeves, white halves (Edwin Mundo)

Guyana Cat 14 

dk h Bluegrass Cat - Perfect Six (Saratoga Six)

D
5 8-12
J RohenaRafael Rohena
2
32174-2
i
2
Kelly green, white ball,white collar, white diamonds on sleeves (Bmf Racing Stable)

Smooth Cat 20 

dk g Bluegrass Cat - Satin Belle (Artax)

D
5 8-12
Wilfredo RohenaJr Daniel Conway,
3
476744
i
3
Maroon, white cross sashes, (Timothy Burr)

Surtap 14 

ch g Tapit - Acacia (Cherokee Run)

D
5 8-12
Joel SoneKarl Grusmark
4
38-4235
i
4
Blue, white star, red sleeves, white seams (Lopez, Arcadio And Rios, Joselito)

Good Harbour 8 

b g El Nino - Makewayforwendy (Way West)

9 8-12
Andy Sanchez HernandezArcadio Lopez
5
215-552
i
5
Green, red sash, white sleeves, two red hoops (Joseph Cabrera)

Whitegate 14 

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

D
5 8-12
Luis PerezJoseph Cabrera
6
16415-4
i
6
Hot pink, silver chevrons, silver sleeves, pink chevrons (Dorothea Acquilano)

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
Orange, black horseshoe, black seams on sleeves (Tasso, Mark L And Tasso, Louis)

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
White, jade green chevrons, green hoops on sleeves (J And M Racing Stables)

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.