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
Green, white diamonds, green sleeves (Harris Farms, Inc)

First Amendment 22 

ch m Thorn Song - Freedom Dance (Moscow Ballet)

BF
6 8-13
Heribert MartinezMonty Meier
2
424874-
i
2
Light blue, brown v, brown dots on sleeves (Cassidy, James M And Dp Racing)

Kykee 22 

ch f Golden Balls - Promise Me That (Aragorn)

4 8-12
Lucas GutierrezJames Cassidy
3
66457-6
i
3
White, black circle, black hoops on sleeves (Schmitt, George And Mary Clare)

Sunset City 10 

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

4 8-12
Alejandro GomezQuentin Miller
4
65-
i
4
Maroon (Brogan, P , Duffy, C , O'leary, T , Power, J And Power, L)

Phantom Rendezvous 22 

ch m Rendezvous - Phantomatthehelm (Helmsman)

5 8-13
Hugo HerreraTim Bellasis
5
6-
i
5
White, yellow spots, yellow stripe on sleeves (Ivan Becerra)

Misleading 22 

dk m Terrell - Mean Heat (Unusual Heat)

5 8-13
Pedro FloresNatalie Houle
6
63343-
i
6
Powder blue, orange sash, orange chevrons on sleeves (Gloria Haley)

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
Black, red and green hoops, yellow and green chevrons on sleeves (Chung, Greame And Hui, Patrick)

Cowlick Hero 56 

dk c Peppered Cat - Sweet Bimbo (Allawinir)

D
3 8-7
Hugo HerreraIsidro Tamayo
2
51461-5
i
2
Pink, purple v, purple stripe on sleeves (Billie Farr)

Let's Play Ball 6 

b c Ball Bearing - Puritan Baker (In Excess)

D
3 8-11
Irving OrozcoMichael Lenzini
3
6173-
i
3
Black, white circle (Ryan Ritt)

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
Green, Green And Burgundy Hooped Sleeves (Williams, Mr And Mrs Larry D)

World Wide Blame 22 

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

D
3 8-9
William Iii AntongeorgiJeff Bonde
5
443324-
i
5
Black, yellow hoops, yellow and green chevrons on sleeves (Chung, Greame, Hui, Patrick And Tamayo, Isidro)

Byebye Mr Swiss 26 

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

3 8-7
Catalino MartinezIsidro Tamayo
6
1219-
i
6
Red (Auyeung, Nin, Marrone, Gary And Swafford, Noreen)

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
Teal, black diamond 'wd' , black bars on sleeves (William Delia)

Thorny Issue 21 

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

D
4 8-12 b
Lucas GutierrezWilliam Delia
2
03033-1
i
2
White, black cuffs, white cap (Brett Brophy)

Hill Croome 20 

b g American Lion - Sauternes (Gold Legend)

D
4 8-12
Irving OrozcoJonathan Wong
3
478255-
i
3
Cerise (Bellasis, Tim And Tschanz, Cassandra A)

Infamous Style 21 

dk g Western Fame - Sultry Style (Sultry Song)

7 8-13
Hugo HerreraTim Bellasis
4
314447-
i
4
Maroon and gold inverted chevrons, gold bars on maroon sleeves (Moger Inc And Neary Racing Inc)

Arch Kisser 22 

dk g Archarcharch - Kiss Kiss (Pleasant Colony)

D
5 8-13
Heribert MartinezJr Ed Moger,
5
60853-6
i
5
Khaki, black maltese cross, black stripe on sleeves (Cicero Farms, Llc)

Demonslayer 20 

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

D
5 8-13
Abel CedilloRobert Hess
6
27217/3-
i
6
Navy blue, green epaulets (Mad Hansen Racing Llc And Hansen, Roger)

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
Green, Green And Burgundy Hooped Sleeves (Williams, Mr And Mrs Larry D)

Unusually Green 23 

dk g Unusual Heat - Lady Evergreen (Lord Carson)

D
7 8-13
Abel CedilloSteven Specht
2
195844-
i
2
Forest green (Antone Metaxas)

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
Red, maroon yoke, red cap (Red Baron's Barn Llc And Rancho Temescal Llc)

Broken Up 23 

dk g Broken Vow - Not Here (Gone West)

D
6 8-11
Frank AlvaradoJohn Martin
5
136615-
i
5
Light blue, black hoops, black diamonds on sleeves, white epaulets (Jethorse Llc)

Terrys Tom Cat 23 

ch g Bluegrass Cat - Ermelinda (Sea Hero)

D
7 8-11
Ricardo GonzalezTim McCanna
6
433782-
i
6
Red, green yoke, green stripe on sleeves (Hollendorfer, Llc And Todaro, George)

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
Royal blue, white yoke, white bars on sleeves (Bruno Maelfeyt)

Boldly True 54 

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

D
5 8-13
Hugo HerreraBruno Maelfeyt
2
147371-
i
2
Royal blue, black heart and sash, black chevrons on sleeves, black cap (Carrol Stubbs)

Somsi 26 

b g Artie Schiller - Harmony Found (Jade Hunter)

D
6 8-13
Abel CedilloVictor Trujillo
3
871574-
i
3
Royal blue, black heart and sash, black chevrons on sleeves, black cap (Carrol Stubbs)

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
Black, blue bars on white sleeves (Martin, John F And Swanson, Eric)

Spot N The Line 26 

b g Comic Strip - Miss Ruby R (Rubiano)

D
7 8-13
Catalino MartinezJohn Martin
5
621595-
i
5
Royal blue, gold stripes on sleeves, blue cap (Bran Jam Stable And Mathis, Andy)

El Koreano 23 

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

D
5 8-13
Silvio AmadorAndy Mathis
6
53233-1
i
6
Black, white ball (Madden, Duane And Madden, Gary)

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
Red (Post, Stephen E And Swafford, Noreen)

The Ref 15 

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

D
5 8-13
Abel CedilloMichael Lenzini
2
45162-4
i
2
Red, green yoke, green stripe on sleeves (Hollendorfer, Llc And Todaro, George)

Spanish Eyes 15 

dk g Eskendereya - Powhatan Princess (Indian Charlie)

D
4 8-12
Juan HernandezJerry Hollendorfer
3
7/6733-5
i
3
Red, blue sleeves (Lockett, Amanda And Lopez Perez, Jose De Jesus)

Jens De Ville 15 

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

D
6 8-13
Rocco BowenAmanda Lockett
4
14224-1
i
4
black, red and green hoops, yellow chevrons on sleeves (Chung, Greame And Hui, Patrick)

Get Like Me 20 

ch g Good Journey - Like My Dad (Cozzene)

D
4 8-12
Catalino MartinezIsidro Tamayo
5
522322-
i
5
Black, white ball (Duane Madden)

Tremors Code 21 

b g Desert Code - Park Valley (Polish Navy)

5 8-13
Heribert MartinezJonathan Wong
6
23615-5
i
6
Teal, black ball (Hunsucker, Lester And Trujillo, Victor)

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
Blue, red and white striped sleeves (Franklin, Jeffrey S , Gallegos, Elizabeth, Greenman, Dean And Shinoda, Richard)

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
Red, white and blue sash, white and blue hooped sleeves (Morey, William E And Robinson, Ken)

Chiefs Lil Pearl 21 

dk f Bold Chieftain - Medici Pearl (Medicean)

D BF
3 8-11
Edgar VelascoWilliam Morey
2
16728-
i
2
Orange, green sash, green bars on sleeves, orange cap (John Battle)

Crown Kitten 22 

dk f Wildcat Heir - Crowninshield (Aldebaran)

3 8-9
Julien CoutonBill McLean
3
631441-
i
3
White, red ball (Dino Bongi)

Gambler's Appeal 21 

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

D
3 8-11
Hugo HerreraTim Bellasis
4
731433-
i
4
Yellow, lime green checks (Gardner, Sam, Margolis, Gary, Roberts, Tom R And Rothblum, Steve)

Miss Diamond G 21 

ch f Square Eddie - Paleo (Indian Ridge)

3 8-7
Frank AlvaradoJonathan Wong
5
112556-
i
5
Red, black sleeves (Jones, Robert G A And Post, Stephen E)

Moonlight Mystique 22 

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

D
3 8-9
Abel CedilloSteve Sherman
6
154-
i
6
Green, light green shamrock (Jarnig, Gordon, McCanna Ray And Mccanna, Tim)

La Classic Gold 21 

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

3 8-9
Irving OrozcoTim McCanna
7
143515-
i
7
Silver, Black oval, black diamonds on sleeves, black and silver quartered cap (Tommy Town Thoroughbreds LLC)

We Will Re Joyce 22 

dk f Kafwain - Joyce And Me (Discreet Cat)

D
3 8-11
Francisco DuranSteven Miyadi
8
315-
i
8
White, red hoops, red armlets on sleeves (Hill Farm Llc)

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
White, silver stripe on sleeves (Hollendorfer, Llc)

A Lucky Carry 14 

dk m Lucky Pulpit - Battle Shout (War Deputy)

D
5 8-11
Juan HernandezJerry Hollendorfer
2
396/315-
i
2
White, black circle (Schmitt, George F , Schmitt, Mary Clare And Schmitt Viii, George F)

Top Notch 301 

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

D
5 8-11
Alejandro GomezQuentin Miller
3
313421-
i
3
White, green sash (Jarnig, Gordy, Marshall, Kenny And Schweiger, Eric M)

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
Shocking pink, chartreuse sleeves (Donald Valpredo)

Bako Sweets 22 

dk m Twirling Candy - Flaming Dixie (Dixieland Band)

D
5 8-13
William Iii AntongeorgiWilliam Morey
5
936106-
i
5
Orange, Yellow chevron hoop, yellow sleeves, yellow cap (Warren Williamson)

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
Red, white diamond hoop and armlets (Hipwell, Billy J And Lewis, James L)

Vronilla Parfait 22 

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

D
5 8-13
Frank AlvaradoSergio Ledezma
7
541754-
i
7
Emerald green, light green blocks (Michael O'farrell)

Lady Chrome 22 

b m Lucky Pulpit - Pali Girl (Bertrando)

D
5 8-11
Rocco BowenJr Ed Moger,
8
26634-1
i
8
Orange, green sash, green bars on sleeves, orange cap (John Battle)

Table For Three 15 

b f Papa Clem - Velvety Smooth (Wolf Power)

D
4 8-12
Abel CedilloBill McLean
9
31676-
i
9
Powder blue, orange sash, orange chevrons on sleeves (Gloria Haley)

Syndrome 73 

dk f Thorn Song - Thainty (Tribal Rule)

D
4 8-10
Silvio AmadorGloria Haley
10
352313-
i
10
Brown, pink bars on sleeves, pink cap (Ernest Sherman)

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
Green, light green shamrock (Barrett, Bob And Barrett, Lisa)

Halfmoon Bearcat 

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

3 8-8
Rocco BowenTim McCanna
2
i
2
Grey, maroon yoke, maroon seams on sleeves, grey and maroon quartered cap (Kmn Racing Llc)

Lord Rayleigh 

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

3 8-8
Frank AlvaradoJerry Hollendorfer
3
7-2
i
3
Powder Blue, White Diamond (Ingrid Sywak)

Pegator 20 

ch c Champ Pegasus - Graduator (In Excess)

3 8-8
Silvio AmadorAlex Sywak
4
35-
i
4
Red, green yoke, green stripe on sleeves (Hollendorfer, Llc, Randall, Mark And Todaro, George)

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
Black, gold hoops (Sandra Matos)

Bartolomeo 22 

b c Peppered Cat - Series of Dreams (Aptitude)

3 8-8 b1
Hugo HerreraGil Matos
7
i
7
Red, black horses head, red and black halved sleeves (Sample, Joe And Lola)

Bronze Warrior 

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

3 8-8
Ricardo GonzalezBlaine Wright
8
i
8
Navy blue, orange bars on sleeves (Aldrich, Allen J And Nelson, Joseph)

He's A Habanero 

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

3 8-8
Catalino MartinezQuinn Howey
9
3
i
9
Black, red and white stripes (John Tipton)

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
Purple, silver stars, white sleeves (Robert Creighton)

Shot Of A Lifetime 20 

ch g Many Rivers - Penuche Royale (Chapel Royal)

3 8-8
Cristobal HerreraEllen Jackson
11
8-8
i
11
Purple, mauve ball (Dana Rocheford)

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
Turquoise, turquoise cuffs on white sleeves (R E V Racing)

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.