20:45 Golden Gate Fields (USA) (Dirt) 21 Jan 2018

Race 1 - Maiden Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $4,410 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

5f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
223442-
i
1

First Amendment 22 

ch m Thorn Song - Freedom Dance (Moscow Ballet)

BF
6 8-13
Heribert MartinezMonty Meier
2
424874-
i
2

Kykee 22 

ch f Golden Balls - Promise Me That (Aragorn)

4 8-12
Lucas GutierrezJames Cassidy
3
66457-6
i
3

Sunset City 10 

dk f Sierra Sunset - Sierra Silver Cat (Cat Dreams)

4 8-12
Alejandro GomezQuentin Miller
4
65-
i
4

Phantom Rendezvous 22 

ch m Rendezvous - Phantomatthehelm (Helmsman)

5 8-13
Hugo HerreraTim Bellasis
5
6-
i
5

Misleading 22 

dk m Terrell - Mean Heat (Unusual Heat)

5 8-13
Pedro FloresNatalie Houle
6
63343-
i
6

Surrealean 22 

b m Lucky Pulpit - Thainty (Tribal Rule)

5 8-13
Silvio AmadorGloria Haley
Verdict

The two that look open to most improvement in this field are PHANTOM RENDEZVOUS and Misleading, with the former narrowly preferred to put his early pace to good use. Surrealean can chase the pair home.

21:15 Golden Gate Fields (USA) (Dirt) 21 Jan 2018

Race 2 - Claiming (3YO only)

Winner $9,450 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
5155-
i
1

Cowlick Hero 56 

dk c Peppered Cat - Sweet Bimbo (Allawinir)

D
3 8-7
Hugo HerreraIsidro Tamayo
2
51461-5
i
2

Let's Play Ball 6 

b c Ball Bearing - Puritan Baker (In Excess)

D
3 8-11
Irving OrozcoMichael Lenzini
3
6173-
i
3

Mr. Top Fleet 26 

b g Passion For Gold - Pearl Drift (Yes It's True)

3 8-7
Heribert MartinezJonathan Wong
4
9841-
i
4

World Wide Blame 22 

b g Blame - Alashir's world (Spinning World)

D
3 8-9
William Iii AntongeorgiJeff Bonde
5
443324-
i
5

Byebye Mr Swiss 26 

b g Swiss Yodeler - Cop a Smoke (Wild Deputy)

3 8-7
Catalino MartinezIsidro Tamayo
6
1219-
i
6

Gracioso 21 

dk g Grace upon grace - Linda's Bluff (Pollard's Vision)

D
3 8-11
Abel CedilloMichael Lenzini
Verdict

Mr. Top Fleet and Let's Play Ball look closely matched on form but preference here is for COWLICK HERO, who takes a big drop in class and may well have relished a seven-week break.

21:47 Golden Gate Fields (USA) (Dirt) 21 Jan 2018

Race 3 - Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $5,292 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
321374-
i
1

Thorny Issue 21 

gr/ g Thorn Song - Alphabet Kisses (Alphabet Soup)

D
4 8-12 b
Lucas GutierrezWilliam Delia
2
03033-1
i
2

Hill Croome 20 

b g American Lion - Sauternes (Gold Legend)

D
4 8-12
Irving OrozcoJonathan Wong
3
478255-
i
3

Infamous Style 21 

dk g Western Fame - Sultry Style (Sultry Song)

7 8-13
Hugo HerreraTim Bellasis
4
314447-
i
4

Arch Kisser 22 

dk g Archarcharch - Kiss Kiss (Pleasant Colony)

D
5 8-13
Heribert MartinezJr Ed Moger,
5
60853-6
i
5

Demonslayer 20 

dk g Tale Of The Cat - Impressive miss (Matthews Keep)

D
5 8-13
Abel CedilloRobert Hess
6
27217/3-
i
6

Riverino 21 

dk g Marino Marini - Miss Riviera (Lord Carson)

D
6 8-13
Cristobal HerreraRoger Hansen
Verdict

RIVERINO was the one to take from the race when third here three weeks ago and everything looks set for him to run big. Recent course winner Hill Croome is interesting, while Demonslayer could prove best of the remainder.

22:19 Golden Gate Fields (USA) (Dirt) 21 Jan 2018

Race 4 - Allowance Optional Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $18,270 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

1m 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
334311-
i
1

Unusually Green 23 

dk g Unusual Heat - Lady Evergreen (Lord Carson)

D
7 8-13
Abel CedilloSteven Specht
2
195844-
i
2

Zakaroff 23 

b g Slew's Tiznow - Grand Advice (Mr. Greeley)

D
4 8-10
Rocco BowenSteven Specht
3
21122-1
i
3
Black, red and green hoops, yellow and green chevrons on sleeves (Chung, Greame And Hui, Patrick)

Sheila's Footsteps (GB)  14 

dk g Footstepsinthesand - Marmaga (Shernazar)

D
Non Runner
4
132113-
i
4

Broken Up 23 

dk g Broken Vow - Not Here (Gone West)

D
6 8-11
Frank AlvaradoJohn Martin
5
136615-
i
5

Terrys Tom Cat 23 

ch g Bluegrass Cat - Ermelinda (Sea Hero)

D
7 8-11
Ricardo GonzalezTim McCanna
6
433782-
i
6

G. G. Ryder 23 

ch h Chhaya Dance - Stormy Gigi (Storm Boot)

D
7 8-11
Juan HernandezJerry Hollendorfer
Verdict

UNUSUALLY GREEN arrives here on a hat-trick and looks to have a few of these held on form, including G. G. Ryder and Broken Up. Sheila's Footsteps looks a bigger threat this time.

22:51 Golden Gate Fields (USA) (Dirt) 21 Jan 2018

Race 5 - Claiming (4YO plus)

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

5

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
531135-
i
1

Boldly True 54 

dk g Yes It's True - Celebrian (Dance Master)

D
5 8-13
Hugo HerreraBruno Maelfeyt
2
147371-
i
2

Somsi 26 

b g Artie Schiller - Harmony Found (Jade Hunter)

D
6 8-13
Abel CedilloVictor Trujillo
3
871574-
i
3

Reasonable Pride 26 

dk g Belong To Me - Another Halo (Devil's Bag)

D BF
6 8-13
Irving OrozcoVictor Trujillo
4
412112-
i
4

Spot N The Line 26 

b g Comic Strip - Miss Ruby R (Rubiano)

D
7 8-13
Catalino MartinezJohn Martin
5
621595-
i
5

El Koreano 23 

b g City Place - Bridge To Gold (Malabar Gold)

D
5 8-13
Silvio AmadorAndy Mathis
6
53233-1
i
6

Tribal Again 20 

b g Tribal Rule - Janerielle (Wild Rush)

D
7 8-13
Heribert MartinezJonathan Wong
Verdict

TRIBAL AGAIN rallied well to win over course and distance earlier this month and could have too much for the Victor Trujillo-trained pair of Somsi and Reasonable Pride.

23:23 Golden Gate Fields (USA) (Dirt) 21 Jan 2018

Race 6 - Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $5,985 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

1m 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
4/5470-3
i
1

The Ref 15 

gr/ g Distorted Humor - Dance Quietly (A.P. Indy)

D
5 8-13
Abel CedilloMichael Lenzini
2
45162-4
i
2

Spanish Eyes 15 

dk g Eskendereya - Powhatan Princess (Indian Charlie)

D
4 8-12
Juan HernandezJerry Hollendorfer
3
7/6733-5
i
3

Jens De Ville 15 

dk g Decarchy - Jen's New Chapter (Orientate)

D
6 8-13
Rocco BowenAmanda Lockett
4
14224-1
i
4

Get Like Me 20 

ch g Good Journey - Like My Dad (Cozzene)

D
4 8-12
Catalino MartinezIsidro Tamayo
5
522322-
i
5

Tremors Code 21 

b g Desert Code - Park Valley (Polish Navy)

5 8-13
Heribert MartinezJonathan Wong
6
23615-5
i
6

Dizzy Dancer 16 

dk g Chhaya Dance - Lee's Tizzy (Cee's Tizzy)

D
5 8-13
Frank AlvaradoVictor Trujillo
7
52455-5
i
7

Call Saul 10 

dk g Comic Strip - Ms. Booty (Roar)

D
5 8-13
William Iii AntongeorgiDean Greenman
Verdict

THE REF probably hasn't fulfilled what was expected of him as a two-year-old having cost $650,000, but he caught the eye in this class last time when third and looks the one to be with here. Get Like Me and Tremors Code are also respected.

23:55 Golden Gate Fields (USA) (Dirt) 21 Jan 2018

Race 7 - Claiming (3YO only)

Winner $9,450 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
151212-
i
1

Chiefs Lil Pearl 21 

dk f Bold Chieftain - Medici Pearl (Medicean)

D BF
3 8-11
Edgar VelascoWilliam Morey
2
16728-
i
2

Crown Kitten 22 

dk f Wildcat Heir - Crowninshield (Aldebaran)

3 8-9
Julien CoutonBill McLean
3
631441-
i
3

Gambler's Appeal 21 

dk f Black Seventeen - Normative Appeal (More Than Ready)

D
3 8-11
Hugo HerreraTim Bellasis
4
731433-
i
4

Miss Diamond G 21 

ch f Square Eddie - Paleo (Indian Ridge)

3 8-7
Frank AlvaradoJonathan Wong
5
112556-
i
5

Moonlight Mystique 22 

ch f Decarchy - Moonlight tizzy (Cee's Tizzy)

D
3 8-9
Abel CedilloSteve Sherman
6
154-
i
6

La Classic Gold 21 

dk f Harbor the Gold - La Midnite Classic (Atticus)

3 8-9
Irving OrozcoTim McCanna
7
143515-
i
7

We Will Re Joyce 22 

dk f Kafwain - Joyce And Me (Discreet Cat)

D
3 8-11
Francisco DuranSteven Miyadi
8
315-
i
8

Maydaymaydaymayday 21 

b f Square Eddie - Nicole And Ben (Russian Courage)

3 8-9
Rocco BowenAnthony Stabile
Verdict

This is a trappy race but MISS DIAMOND G has some nice solid form in the book and is a tentative selection to land this prize. Chiefs Lil Pearl and Maydaymaydaymayday need more but still shouldn't be far away given the lack of depth.

00:27 Golden Gate Fields (USA) (Dirt) 22 Jan 2018

Race 8 - Allowance (4YO plus)

Winner $17,010 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
32352-1
i
1

A Lucky Carry 14 

dk m Lucky Pulpit - Battle Shout (War Deputy)

D
5 8-11
Juan HernandezJerry Hollendorfer
2
396/315-
i
2

Top Notch 301 

ch m Old Topper - El Sierra Tahoe (Royal Anthem)

D
5 8-11
Alejandro GomezQuentin Miller
3
313421-
i
3

Rebarules Again 127 

ch m Tribal Rule - Reba Is Tops (He's Tops)

D
5 9-1
Ricardo GonzalezTim McCanna
4
833/212-
i
4

Bako Sweets 22 

dk m Twirling Candy - Flaming Dixie (Dixieland Band)

D
5 8-13
William Iii AntongeorgiWilliam Morey
5
936106-
i
5

Robin's Love 71 

b f Smart Strike - Tiz Elemental (Cee's Tizzy)

D
4 8-10
Catalino MartinezCarla Gaines
6
53/3143-
i
6

Vronilla Parfait 22 

b m Vronsky - Deb's Parfait (Native Prospector)

D
5 8-13
Frank AlvaradoSergio Ledezma
7
541754-
i
7

Lady Chrome 22 

b m Lucky Pulpit - Pali Girl (Bertrando)

D
5 8-11
Rocco BowenJr Ed Moger,
8
26634-1
i
8

Table For Three 15 

b f Papa Clem - Velvety Smooth (Wolf Power)

D
4 8-12
Abel CedilloBill McLean
9
31676-
i
9

Syndrome 73 

dk f Thorn Song - Thainty (Tribal Rule)

D
4 8-10
Silvio AmadorGloria Haley
10
352313-
i
10

Beau Rocks 43 

b f Rocky Bar - Beaulena (Beau Genius)

D
4 8-10
Aaron GryderBlaine Wright
Verdict

TABLE FOR THREE impressed when winning here in a valuable race two weeks ago and this is another nice opportunity to strike. A Lucky Carry often just does enough, while Beau Rocks should be finishing well later on in the day.

00:55 Golden Gate Fields (USA) (Dirt) 22 Jan 2018

Race 9 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO only)

Winner $16,380 - 11 run - Draw Advantage: None

9

6f

Fast (Dirt)

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

Halfmoon Bearcat 

dk g He's Tops - Snow Seeker (Seeking The Gold)

3 8-8
Rocco BowenTim McCanna
2
i
2

Lord Rayleigh 

ch g Indian Evening - Red Poppy (Mr. Greeley)

3 8-8
Frank AlvaradoJerry Hollendorfer
3
7-2
i
3

Pegator 20 

ch c Champ Pegasus - Graduator (In Excess)

3 8-8
Silvio AmadorAlex Sywak
4
35-
i
4

Son Of A Minister 22 

b c Ministers Wild Cat - Star Vesta (Master Command)

3 8-8
Juan HernandezJerry Hollendorfer
5
4
i
5
Purple, pink disc, pink chevrons on sleeves (Henline, Tracy And Henline, Paula)

Concensus 20 

b c Include - Psych (Mazel Trick)

Withdrawn
6
9-
i
6

Bartolomeo 22 

b c Peppered Cat - Series of Dreams (Aptitude)

3 8-8 b1
Hugo HerreraGil Matos
7
i
7

Bronze Warrior 

gr/ g Warrior's Reward - Snowflake Obsidian (Holy Bull)

3 8-8
Ricardo GonzalezBlaine Wright
8
i
8

He's A Habanero 

b c Peppered Cat - Louisiana Lawyer (Michael's Flyer)

3 8-8
Catalino MartinezQuinn Howey
9
3
i
9

J T's A. T. M. 20 

dk g Bold Chieftain - Neon Princess (Royal Anthem)

3 8-8
Heribert MartinezAngelo Tekos
10
5
i
10

Shot Of A Lifetime 20 

ch g Many Rivers - Penuche Royale (Chapel Royal)

3 8-8
Cristobal HerreraEllen Jackson
11
8-8
i
11

J Vivendi's Chrome 20 

ch c Lucky Pulpit - J Vivendi (Jaklin Klugman)

3 8-8
William Iii AntongeorgiDebbie Winick
12
2-6
i
12

C R Bullitt 20 

b g Atta Boy Roy - Aunt Sophie (Altazarr)

3 8-8
Irving OrozcoFrank Lucarelli
13
i
13
Blue (Hagen, Ron And Peterson, Charles)

Irish Swing 

ch g Ministers Wild Cat - Sweet Swinging Ms (Swing and Miss)

Non Runner
Verdict

J T'S A. T. M. caught the eye when third on debut recently and could put that experience to fair use here. Son Of A Minister and C R Bullitt look to be next best in the pecking order.