19:00 Gulfstream (USA) 17 Aug 2018

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $15,120 - 11 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

5f

Firm

Weighed In - Amended Result
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
254313
i
1

Smiling Mason 19 

b g Maltese Dog - So Cheerful (Fortunate Prospect)

D
3 8-6
Roberto Alvarado JrTamara Levy
2
3491-72
i
2

Sherpa 21 

ch g Kantharos - Proud Brush (Proudest Romeo)

D BF
4 8-10
Emisael JaramilloJose Pinchin
3
492572
i
3

Union Grace 13 

b h In Summation - Eva's Way (Dixie Union)

D
5 8-10
Kevin CarmonaKelly Jones
4
516-384
i
4

Pioneer Pete 21 

b h Pioneerof the Nile - Classic Humor (Distorted Humor)

D
6 8-10
Carlos MontalvoMickey Kroger
5
249333
i
5

Stone Heart 21 

ch c Rock Hampton - Megalov (Songandaprayer)

D
4 8-10
Edgard ZayasAllen Iwinski
6
227325
i
6

All About Yasom 43 

b g Max's Pal - Cosmic Fusion (Lite The Fuse)

D
8 8-10
Nik JuarezJoseph Orseno
7
18/5201
i
7

In His Image 19 

ch c Awesome of Course - No Evil Here (Hear No Evil)

D
4 8-12
Jesus RiosRalph Nicks
8
841931
i
8

I'm Cardinal 15 

gr/ g Greatness - Priorities Change (The Name's Jimmy)

D
8 8-10
Reylu GutierrezGeorgina Baxter
9
67
i
9

Barrabas Key (ARG)  43 

ch g Key Deputy - Barbarina (Northern Trend)

4 8-10
Marcos MenesesRonald Spatz
10
211422-
i
10

Mr French (GB)  274 

b g Mr. Sidney - Finella (Kingsalsa)

D
4 8-10
Oscar UlloaEdwin Broome
11
65-5767
i
11

My Point Exactly 40 

gr/ g Concord Point - My Golden Quest (Coronado's Quest)

6 8-10
Miguel VasquezElizabeth Dobles
Verdict

I'M CARDINAL can win the battle of the recent winners here by seeing off In His Image at the finish. Mr French is also interesting following a break.

19:29 Gulfstream (USA) (Dirt) 17 Aug 2018

Race 2 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $15,750 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

7f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
354773
i
1

Tapete Claire 26 

b f Tapizar - Princess Claire (Free Thinking)

3 8-7
Jorge PerezJaime Mejia
2
562
i
2

Lloydly 21 

b f Field Commission - Southoftheborder (Senor Conquistador)

3 8-7
Leonel ReyesMiranda Downing
3
2266
i
3

Rosetta's Gift 21 

dk f Two Step Salsa - Heavenly Gift (Belong To Me)

3 8-6
Reylu GutierrezKathleen O'Connell
4
304
i
4

Country Strong 21 

b f Awesome Patriot - Silver 'n Rubies (Sabre d'Argent)

3 8-7
Nik JuarezDavid Kassen
5
06
i
5

Cool Sky 28 

b f Sky Mesa - Cool Contest (One Cool Cat)

3 8-7
Marcos MenesesCharles Simon
6
28
i
6

La Pichu 76 

dk f Northern Afleet - Skip the Storm (Skip Away)

3 8-7
Jonathan GonzalesGerard Ochoa
7
i
7
Red, royal blue stripes on sleeves, red cap (Miller Racing Llc)

Raindrops Droptops 

b f Medaglia d'Oro - Rahy Rose (Rahy)

Non Runner
Verdict

Country Strong and the newcomer Raindrops Droptops are both entitled to be popular with supporters here and should be involved at the finish. However, a chance is taken on LLOYDLY who knocked on the door last time in a much-improved showing.

20:00 Gulfstream (USA) (Dirt) 17 Aug 2018

Race 3 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $10,710 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

7f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
422677
i
1

Tiger Blood 20 

ch g Cowtown Cat - Sarah Cataldo (Smarty Jones)

D
5 8-10 b
Raul MenaJuan Arriagada
2
66-7145
i
2

Gun Carriage 7 

b g Harlan's Holiday - Our Legacy (Kingmambo)

8 8-10
David BoracoCarlos Abarrio
3
725544
i
3

My Charming Clyde 15 

b g Proud Accolade - Kiss The Wind (Smile)

D
11 8-10
Shane LavioletteDennis Ward
4
869465
i
4

Spin Cycle 21 

dk g Hard Spun - Submerge (Fusaichi Pegasus)

5 8-10
Jorge RuizA Penna Jr
5
540548
i
5

Cyber Josh 12 

dk h Hal's Image - Siber Tour (First Tour)

D
5 8-10
Richard MitchellBarry Rose
6
703265
i
6

Jaiden's Best 13 

ch g Wildcat Heir - Truly The Best (Sword Dance)

D
6 8-10
Kevin CarmonaHerbert Miller
7
87-0675
i
7

Potochon 6 

b g Wildcat Heir - Sweetheavenlycross (Saint Ballado)

7 8-10
Jorge PerezJuan Rodriguez
Verdict

MY CHARMING CLYDE's consistency can come to the fore here and is entitled to land a victory at the expense of Jaiden's Best and Spin Cycle, who may have more to come.

20:30 Gulfstream (USA) 17 Aug 2018

Race 4 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $30,240 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

1m

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
2-12242
i
1

Galleon Mast 40 

gr/ g Mizzen Mast - P. J.'s Eskimo (Eskimo)

D
5 8-10
Miguel VasquezDavid Fawkes
2
14/31-16
i
2

Tropicat 69 

dk g Wildcat Heir - Chacana (Forest Camp)

D
5 8-10
Luca PaniciRalph Nicks
3
211211
i
3

One Of A Kind 40 

b c Lemon Drop Kid - Come A Callin (Dixie Union)

D
4 8-10
Reylu GutierrezDavid Kassen
4
1122-23
i
4

Kroy 55 

gr/ g The Factor - Pieria (Atticus)

D BF
4 8-10
Emisael JaramilloArmando De
5
431644
i
5
Black and lime halves, lime sleeves, black cap (Midwest Thoroughbreds, Inc)

Cut To Order 20 

dk g Ready's Image - Goomada Byda Sea (Sea Hero)

D
Non Runner
6
3-64334
i
6

Diamond Bachelor 49 

dk g War Front - Seasoned (Pulpit)

D
7 8-10
Romero MaraghPatrick Biancone
7
631-785
i
7

Durocher 40 

ch c Niagara Causeway - Trench Cat (Thunder Gulch)

D
4 8-10
Edgard ZayasAlan Benson
8
6-24156
i
8

Conquest Big E 26 

gr/ g Tapit - Seeinsbelieven (Carson City)

D BF
5 8-10
Jose BatistaDonna Hurtak
9
78-7231
i
9
Neon green, purple ball, purple sleeves, green dots, green cap, purple ball (E Five Racing Thoroughbreds)

Local Hero 20 

dk c Hard Spun - Liam's Dream (Saint Liam)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

ONE OF A KIND has won four of his last five and the colt can play a leading role once again. Kroy has experience at a much higher level than this and is sure to be dangerous, with Galleon Mast also expected to play a part.

21:01 Gulfstream (USA) (Dirt) 17 Aug 2018

Race 5 - Maiden Claiming (2YO only)

Winner $11,970 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

5f

Fast (Dirt)

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

Marvelous Judith 14 

ch f Haynesfield - Marvelous Me (Capote)

2 8-6
Alvaro DonisGillian Andreasen
2
6
i
2

Distinctly Blue 13 

gr/ f With Distinction - Mossy Bank (Smoke Glacken)

2 8-6
Shane LavioletteDennis Ward
3
05
i
3

Bootscootinshuffle 14 

dk f Two Step Salsa - Sally Got the Boot (Storm Boot)

2 8-6
Richard MitchellRichard Arnold
4
i
4

Flashproudwild 

ch f Flashstorm - Proud Tiffany (Proud Citizen)

2 8-6
Jorge PerezJaime Mejia
5
88
i
5

Madelyn's Dancer 13 

gr/ f Flashpoint - Cotton Club Ballet (Street Cry)

2 8-6 b1
Jorge RuizChristine Wasilewski
6
77
i
6

Quickandwildcoco 29 

b f Get Rich Quick - Wildcatdelcoco (Wildcat Heir)

2 8-6 b1
Leonel ReyesAlexis Cordero
7
4
i
7

Crosswind Katie 26 

b f J P's Gusto - Miss Marin (Forest Camp)

2 8-6
Luis CastilloHernan Parra
8
3487
i
8

Awesome Friday 15 

b f Awesome of Course - Sweet Dreamin (Najran)

2 8-6
Emisael JaramilloJose Pinchin
Verdict

Awesome Friday and Crosswind Katie both warrant respect on recent evidence but they have to take a step forward to beat the class-dropping DISTINCTLY BLUE.

21:30 Gulfstream (USA) 17 Aug 2018

Race 6 - Maiden Claiming (2YO only)

Winner $23,625 - 12 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

1m

Firm

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

Starship Fonzy 

dk c Mineshaft - Street Affair (Street Cry)

2 8-6
Jesus RiosSteven Dwoskin
2
7
i
2

Channeledbythewind 34 

gr/ c Channeled - Heaven's Song (Hard Spun)

2 8-6 b1
Luca PaniciLarry Bates
3
i
3

Sky D 

b c Sky Mesa - Darling Rachel (Fusaichi Pegasus)

2 8-6
Leonel ReyesVictor Barboza
4
i
4

Kaci Kist Me 

dk g Old Fashioned - Elegant Missy (Hat Trick)

2 8-6 (ow2)
Francisco MaysonettRick Creel
5
i
5

Two Step Slew 

dk c Two Step Salsa - Sarafina (Johannesburg)

2 8-6
Jairo HernandezMario Maver
6
4
i
6

Gran Paraiso 28 

dk c Gone Astray - Tizbud's Girl (Tizbud)

BF
2 8-6
Emisael JaramilloVictor Barboza
7
563
i
7

Bradshaw 19 

b c Csaba - No Fair (War Chant)

2 8-6
Jose BatistaRory Miller
8
6
i
8

San Diego Slugger 44 

b g Poseidon's Warrior - Astrid (Concern)

2 8-6
Roberto Alvarado JrTamara Levy
9
44
i
9

Sir Jak 19 

gr/ c Flashback - Step Sister (Sir Cat)

2 8-6
Miguel VasquezAntonio Sano
10
63
i
10

Tangible 15 

b c Orb - Beach Town (Stormy Atlantic)

2 8-6
Edgard ZayasAntonio Sano
11
92
i
11

Karamchand 15 

dk c Factum - My Ladies Choice (Any Given Saturday)

2 8-6
Jose AlvarezJavier Negrete
12
i
12

Poitier 

b c Mr. Sidney - Quinciana (Dixie Union)

2 8-6
Jonathan GonzalesArmando De
13
620
i
13
Blue, white star (Luna, Luis And Flanigan, Deborah)

Majestic Luna 13 

dk c Soldat - B's Stormy Girl (Van Nistelrooy)

Non Runner
Verdict

GRAN PARAISO shaped with promise on his first start when fourth at the track last month and the step up in trip looks sure to benefit. Bradshaw and Karamchand head the list of dangers.

22:02 Gulfstream (USA) (Dirt) 17 Aug 2018

Race 7 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $13,860 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
16-0886
i
1

Torch Bearer 28 

ch g Wildcat Heir - Zen And Now (Outofthebox)

4 8-10
Roberto Alvarado JrGamaliel Vazquez
2
5-5831
i
2

Allurstra 34 

dk c Gone Astray - Alluring Power (Milwaukee Brew)

D
4 8-10
Miguel VasquezTeresa Pompay
3
432-231
i
3

Duke Of Miami 21 

ch c Duke Of Mischief - Lady Buckpasser (Touch Gold)

D
3 8-8
Carlos LugoPedro Castillo
4
518-654
i
4

Resident 20 

ch c Field Commission - Long Haul (Conveyor)

BF
4 8-10
Marcos MenesesGerard Ochoa
5
61511
i
5

Forty Fathoms 42 

ch c Poseidon's Warrior - Cedar Rose (Stephen Got Even)

D
3 8-6
Reylu GutierrezSaffie Joseph
6
166235
i
6

Elvis Cole 19 

dk g Benny the Bull - Allofeverything (Dove Hunt)

D
3 8-6
Carlos MontalvoRobert Smith
7
763225
i
7

Lovingrdsimmar 7 

b g Simmard - Loving Redemption (Gone West)

D
4 8-10
Kevin CarmonaAlexis Camano
8
38-8622
i
8

U S Soldier 28 

b c Soldat - Bella Couture (Pulpit)

D
3 8-6
Leonel ReyesJohn Vinson
Verdict

U S Soldier and Allurstra both merit consideration on what they have achieved of late but the vote goes to FORTY FATHOMS, who has won his last two and looks set to land the hat-trick.

22:32 Gulfstream (USA) 17 Aug 2018

Race 8 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $15,120 - 12 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

1m

Firm

Weighed In - Amended Result
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
861
i
1

Steel Beach 62 

b g Treasure Beach - Fresh Aire (Time For A Change)

D
3 8-6
Jose AlvarezGary Jackson
2
622433
i
2

Remember The Maine 56 

b c Court Vision - Secretariat's Soul (Sadler's Wells)

D
3 8-6
Jonathan GonzalesLuis Ramirez
3
321
i
3

Rumbago 44 

b g Soldat - Accent (Pulpit)

D
3 8-6
Emisael JaramilloRalph Nicks
4
421668
i
4

Can'ttakeitwithyou 19 

ch g Kantharos - Marquet Niche (Marquetry)

D
3 8-6
Edgard ZayasSteve Klesaris
5
079512
i
5

Two Step Alpha 22 

b c Two Step Salsa - Sarafina (Johannesburg)

D
3 8-6
Jairo HernandezMario Maver
6
197782
i
6

Ox Bro 21 

gr/ g Oxbow - Susie Cat (Storm Cat)

D
3 8-6
Reylu GutierrezMarcus Vitali
7
759543
i
7

Keppel Bay 22 

dk g Liaison - Caged Cat (Mt. Livermore)

D
3 8-6
Leonel ReyesRamon Minguet
8
731
i
8

Spanish Dude 26 

dk g First Dude - Spanish Gem (Spanish Steps)

D
3 8-6
Shane LavioletteMichelle Nihei
9
233231
i
9

Big Clue 26 

b c Include - Keepit To Yourself (Siphon)

D
3 8-8
Jorge RuizBobby Dibona
10
183
i
10

Noble Soldier 28 

dk g Soldat - Pearl Esque (Peace Rules)

3 8-6
Miguel VasquezMonte Thomas
11
3-38345
i
11

Without Remorse 56 

ch g Awesome of Course - Glory Park (Deputy Commander)

D
4 8-10
Luca PaniciMichelle Nihei
12
432514
i
12

Irish Letters 22 

b g Wrote - Kawaguchi (Fusaichi Pegasus)

D
3 8-6
Jose BatistaCathy Rountree
13
658868
i
13
Red, grey chevrons, red cap (Shantal McKoy)

Stay In Cruise 13 

b g Admiral's Cruise - Stayanothertime (Stack)

D
Non Runner
14
127265
i
14
Blue, yellow diamond, yellow sleeves (Sunshine Racing Stable)

Real Fast Music 33 

b g Corfu - Ceely's Classic (Always A Classic)

Non Runner
15
134119
i
15
Purple, white diamonds, white cap (Diamond Racing Inc And Janssen, Jay And Joan)

Stay On Base 8 

dk c Stay Thirsty - Touchallthebases (Grand Slam)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

BIG CLUE stepped up on a number of near misses when scoring gamely over track and trip and, with that confidence booster under his belt, he might be able to complete the double. Rumbago is respected following his 7 1/2f success, while Remember The Maine shouldn't be far away either.

23:02 Gulfstream (USA) (Dirt) 17 Aug 2018

Race 9 - Starter Optional Claiming (2YO only)

Winner $22,680 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

9

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
5416
i
1

Banco Negro 42 

gr/ c Telling - Pyrite Flower (Formal Dinner)

2 8-6
Oscar UlloaAngel Rodriguez
2
7310
i
2

She's Unbridled 13 

b f Winslow Homer - Friends Pro (Friends Lake)

2 8-3
Eduardo NunezAnna Varsi
3
315
i
3

Passionate Hachi 42 

dk c Gone Astray - Passion Candy (Candy Ride)

2 8-6
Leonel ReyesAntonio Sano
4
1
i
4

Venezuelan Pegasus 49 

dk c Fusaichi Pegasus - Joyance (Pulpit)

2 8-6
Edgard ZayasAlexis Delgado
5
31
i
5
White, green epaulettes, white cap (Span Investments Inc And Crichton, Rohan)

Corn Off The Cob 20 

b f Kettle Corn - Dear To All (Tale Of The Cat)

D
Withdrawn
6
931
i
6

Mozo Bello 20 

dk g Bellamy Road - Mo Rogue (Sky Mesa)

D
2 8-8
Jonathan GonzalesArmando De
7
1
i
7

Midtown Rose 48 

dk f Gary D - Uno Royale (Macho Uno)

2 8-3
Aby MedinaSaffie Joseph
8
21
i
8

Mrs. Crews 29 

dk f Brethren - I Love Abby (Gottcha Gold)

D
2 8-5
Jesus RiosMichael Yates
Verdict

MIDTOWN ROSE had Mrs. Crews (second) and Corn Off The Cob (third) behind when scoring on her debut over 4 1/2f here and, with that pair both winning subsequently, there are high hopes for this filly. Venezuelan Pegasus is another debut winner to note.

23:32 Gulfstream (USA) 17 Aug 2018

Race 10 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $11,970 - 12 run - Draw Advantage: None

10

5f

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
7-08853
i
1

War Pipe 35 

b g Adios Charlie - Tropical Runner (Blue Ensign)

4 8-12
Eduardo NunezMonte Thomas
2
464655
i
2

Davids Boy 20 

ch g Line Of David - Aly Pie (Gold Case)

3 8-7
Luis CastilloLilli Kurtinecz
3
8
i
3

Elogio 54 

ch c Jungle Beat - Foxy Feline (El Corredor)

3 8-7
Jorge RuizAntonio Sano
4
666308
i
4

Miss Paddy 34 

gr/ g Paddy O'prado - Miss Fontana (Classic Account)

4 8-12
Jorge PerezJaime Mejia
5
233/379
i
5

Jingle Bells 21 

ch g Exclusive Quality - Christmas Lights (Citidancer)

5 8-12
Romero MaraghJohn Fennessy
6
4
i
6

Gorbachov 147 

dk g Ghostzapper - Capital Plan (Rock Hard Ten)

4 8-12
Nik JuarezJoseph Orseno
7
345550
i
7

A B G Guerrero 34 

ch c Concord Point - Reba's Cat (Consolidator)

3 8-7
Aby MedinaAngel Medina
8
746033
i
8

Crest Of Eden 21 

b g Kantharos - Trip To Eden (Trippi)

3 8-7
Marcos MenesesHenry Collazo
9
805
i
9

War Agent 21 

ch g Maltese Dog - Sandflea (Line In The Sand)

3 8-7
Hector BerriosHoward Mills
10
7
i
10

Swami Genius 21 

ch g City Wolf - Starward Bound (Notional)

3 8-7 b1
Rayan GazaderDaniel Gazader
11
327708
i
11

Armonico 21 

b g Wrote - Camp Surprise (Forest Camp)

3 8-7
Jairo HernandezMario Maver
12
665888
i
12

Run For The Cup 27 

b c Union Rags - Jenny's So Great (Greatness)

4 8-12
Luis SanchezHerbert Miller
13
i
13
Green, burgundy diamond on gold hoops, green sleeves, burgundy cap (Rachel Kimbell)

Sweet Tea Jack 

dk g Currency Swap - First Look (Montbrook)

Non Runner
14
744675
i
14
Hot pink, black ball, black hoops on sleeves, black cap (Coast To Coast Stable, Silver, Martin And Borchetta, Martha)

Judge Hudson 35 

dk g Dr Large - Raphaela (Grand Slam)

Non Runner
15
0757
i
15
Orange, white star, black sash, white stars on orange sleeves, orange cap (Starship Stables)

Starship Pinnacle 26 

b c Crown Of Thorns - Riptide (Gold Case)

Non Runner
16
606044
i
16
White, red star, white cap (N T S Stable, Inc And Davey, Kathryn)

Calypso Deep 7 

dk g Poseidon's Warrior - Dinner Pardner (Formal Dinner)

Non Runner
Verdict

GORBACHOV made a promising start to his racing career when fourth over track and trip. He drops in class, has subsequently been gelded and rates the one to beat. War Pipe and Crest Of Eden might be left to fight out minor honours.