17:30 Laurel Park (USA) (Dirt) 15 Jan 2018

Race 1 - Maiden Claiming (3YO only)

Winner $13,860 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

1m 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
252652-
i
1

Diamond Junior 17 

dk g Overanalyze - Ms Good Cat (Tale Of The Cat)

3 8-6
Ricardo ChiappeScott Lake
2
766640-
i
2
Black, gold ball, pink and black hooped sleeves (Darlene Bilinski)

Lake Party 52 

b c Desert Party - Lake Princess (Salt Lake)

Non Runner
3
087-
i
3

Zesty Zar 38 

b g Tapizar - Golden Dreams (Touch Gold)

3 8-10
Angel CruzKenneth Cox
4
5933-
i
4

Zeke The Streak 17 

dk g Friesan Fire - Maid of Cotton (Partner's Hero)

3 8-6
Sheldon RussellMilan Milosevic
5
743-
i
5
orange, turquoise sash, turquoise diamonds on sleeves, turquoise cap (Colts Neck Stables Llc)

Stunning Baby 24 

b g Awesome Again - My Baby Baby (Bernstein)

Non Runner
6
5-
i
6

Moneywise 45 

b c Ready's Image - Miss Moneywise (Crafty Prospector)

3 8-8
Steve HamiltonMarion Cuttino
7
5255-2
i
7

Hasta Ahora 8 

dk g Tiz Wonderful - Shaquita (Alke)

3 8-10 b1
Jevian ToledoJamie Ness
Verdict

Stunning Baby could bounce back to form, while Diamond Junior has done well of late and has to be considered. However, HASTA AHORA went close last time and can go one better here now tried in blinkers.

18:00 Laurel Park (USA) (Dirt) 15 Jan 2018

Race 2 - Claiming (4YO plus)

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
313442-
i
1

Crystal Pier 52 

gr/ m Circular Quay - Sterling Cat (Event of the Year)

D BF
5 8-4
Jorge Vargas JrKieron Magee
2
817117-
i
2

Hanalei Sunset 23 

dk f Pollard's Vision - Hanalei Bay (Exploit)

D
4 8-8
Kevin GomezIII Ollie Figgins,
3
245261-
i
3
Purple, white ball, purple cap (Runnin Shoes Stable)

Lightnin Fast Girl 72 

b m Harlington - Jungle Storm (Storm Boot)

D
Non Runner
4
133295-
i
4

Sea Pebble 30 

ch m Bustin Stones - Search The Sea (Seeking The Gold)

D
5 8-8
Julian PimentelDouglas Nunn
5
22215-2
i
5

Stormin Margaret 7 

dk m Here's Zealous - Storm In Philly (Smoke Glacken)

D
8 8-12
Jevian ToledoJonathan Maldonado
6
341545-
i
6

Katie's Caddie 35 

b m Lion Hearted - Katie's Love (Not For Love)

D
6 8-8
Weston HamiltonCarlos Mancilla
7
315363-
i
7

Dance N Denae 23 

dk m Pomeroy - Escape From Home (Came Home)

D BF
5 8-8
Carlos CarrascoClaudio Gonzalez
Verdict

HANALEI SUNSET missed out on the hat-trick last time and despite looking written off at present, has more than enough class to bounce back to her very best here. Crystal Pier and Stormin Margaret are others which make appeal.

18:30 Laurel Park (USA) (Dirt) 15 Jan 2018

Race 3 - Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $9,450 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

7f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
414876-
i
1

Expect Indy 41 

b m Mr. Mabee - Jet N' Expectation (Valid Expectations)

5 8-8
Weston HamiltonMichael Pino
2
244117-
i
2

Bad Nana 32 

b f Regal Ransom - Pardon My Sarong (Souvenir Copy)

D
4 8-10
Maicol InirioScott Fairlie
3
468654-
i
3

Canna Red 47 

ch m D'Wildcat - Sherates Inmybook (Unbridled's Song)

7 8-8
J AcostaAlison Principe
4
446546-
i
4

Stormy Mama 17 

dk m Lion Hearted - Derwin Valley (Peaks and Valleys)

D
7 8-8
Carlos QuinonesAnnette Eubanks
5
253014-
i
5
Navy blue, yellow hoops & sleeves, yellow cap (Eric Rizer)

Baleroom Dancer 17 

ch m Peak Dancer - Balestra (Grand Slam)

D
Non Runner
6
533174-
i
6

Crookit 43 

b m Louis Quatorze - Vontay (Yarrow Brae)

D
5 8-8
Carlos CarrascoLinda Albert
7
262421-
i
7

Aphrodite's Quest 93 

b m Mineshaft - Always In My Heart (Hennessy)

5 8-8
Julian PimentelJonathan Maldonado
8
634454-
i
8

Northern Prancer 24 

b m Lion Hearted - Roman Tango (Horatius)

6 8-4
Kevin GomezAnn Merryman
Verdict

The consistent pair of Baleroom Dancer and Canna Red are both considered. However, APHRODITE'S QUEST is capable of following up her win last time here.

19:00 Laurel Park (USA) (Dirt) 15 Jan 2018

Race 4 - Maiden Special Weight (4YO plus)

Winner $25,200 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
336224-
i
1

Head For The Shore 24 

b f Candy Ride - Category Seven (Gulf Storm)

4 8-12
Ricardo ChiappeJesus Cruz
2
557322-
i
2

My Chesa Charm 28 

ch f E Dubai - She Shines (Polish Numbers)

4 8-12
Steve HamiltonRobin Graham
3
4/732-
i
3

Ghoul's Night Out 24 

ch f Ghostzapper - Amie's Legend (Not For Love)

4 8-12
Elvis TrujilloHamilton Smith
4
3/33233-
i
4

Sister Patricia 24 

dk f Desert Party - Cowgirl Lucky (Stephen Got Even)

4 8-12
Julian PimentelDaniel Velazquez
5
i
5

Bash 

dk f Desert Party - Maria's Court (Doneraile Court)

4 8-12
Sheldon RussellKatharine Voss
6
i
6

Purple In Play 

b f Great Notion - Manhattan Madam (Not For Love)

4 8-12
Feargal LynchH Motion
7
66/
i
7

Mind 415 

dk f Flatter - Child Please (War Front)

4 8-12
J AcostaMiguel Vera
Verdict

MY CHESA CHARM has knocked on the door the last twice and is backed to go one better here, with debutants Bash and Purple In Play providing the main opposition.

19:30 Laurel Park (USA) (Dirt) 15 Jan 2018

Race 5 - Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $9,450 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

1m 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
45532-1
i
1

Chapel Gap 5 

dk m Marchfield - Sweet Home Gap (Graeme Hall)

D
6 8-8
Weston HamiltonTimothy Vick
2
347644-
i
2
Orange, White Horseshoe, white sleeves (Jose Rodriguez)

No Wedding 23 

ch m Hear No Evil - Sea Wedding (Seacliff)

Withdrawn
3
424512-
i
3

Ask Me I Might 24 

b m Good Journey - Charm N Broad (Mr. Broad Blade)

D BF
5 8-12
Carlos CarrascoIII A Allen,
4
159255-
i
4

E Lizzy 38 

ch m Majestic Warrior - Ampsterdam (Grand Slam)

D
7 8-8
Forest BoyceScott Lake
5
655450-
i
5

Esken Lady 17 

dk m Eskendereya - Angelic Lady (Sadler's Wells)

D
5 8-8
Elvis TrujilloAbel Castellano
6
174433-
i
6

Weatherurnot 24 

dk m Dance With Ravens - Merriweather (Opening Verse)

D
6 8-4
J AcostaThomas Iannotti
7
516185-
i
7

Fautive 16 

dk m Blame - Pertuisane (Zamindar)

D
5 8-12
Jorge Vargas JrRobert Mosco
8
314213-
i
8

Postino's Secret 31 

ch f Il Postino - Secret Tracker (Cimarron Secret)

D
4 8-12
Luis RodriguezDorothy Worton
Verdict

CHAPEL GAP scored well enough last time to suggest a follow up is on the cards. Ask Me I Might has been in fine form of late and has to be considered, with Fautive and Postino's Secret others with solid claims.

20:00 Laurel Park (USA) (Dirt) 15 Jan 2018

Race 6 - Claiming (3YO only)

Winner $18,900 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
17446-
i
1

Proportionality 31 

b f Discreet Cat - All Mettle (Touch Gold)

D
3 8-6
Steve HamiltonHoracio Depaz
2
434224-
i
2

Dance Or Stroll 20 

dk f Stroll - Dancinginthecity (City Zip)

3 8-4
Forest BoycePatrick Magill
3
417-7
i
3

Schwartzology 6 

b f Astrology - Cimarron Forest (Forestry)

D
3 8-8
Luis OcasioDaniel Velazquez
4
751752-
i
4

Sweet Tweet 29 

ch f Graydar - Bird Chatter (Birdonthewire)

D
3 8-6
Elvis TrujilloIII A Allen,
5
76731-
i
5

Local Thriller 31 

ch f Pomeroy - Lillyatthehelm (Helmsman)

D
3 8-2
Jevian ToledoW Bailes
6
812-
i
6

Bay Of Cats 20 

dk f Hunters Bay - Cat Bird (Dance With Ravens)

D
3 8-6
Kevin GomezMary Eppler
7
85131-
i
7

Tiz Surprised 20 

dk f Tiz Wonderful - Dixie Delight (Dixieland Band)

D
3 8-8
Weston HamiltonGary Capuano
Verdict

Tiz Surprised and Local Thriller both scored well last time, however, it would be no surprise should BAY OF CATS makes the step up to winning here, having finished second last time.

20:30 Laurel Park (USA) (Dirt) 15 Jan 2018

Race 7 - Starter Allowance (4YO plus)

Winner $15,750 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In - Result Stands
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
9/31120-
i
1

Star Eighty 44 

b m M Eighty - Miss Tuscany (Allen's Prospect)

D
7 8-8
Jevian ToledoJonathan Maldonado
2
166241-
i
2

I Just Wanna Win 35 

b m Quality Road - Tattletale (Quiet American)

D
6 8-10
Weston HamiltonPatrick Magill
3
321303-
i
3

Forest Pike 16 

b m Old Forester - Golden Pike (Pikepass)

D
6 8-8
Jorge Vargas JrMichael Moore
4
512371-
i
4

No More Excuses 20 

dk m Not For Love - Lucky Dance (Kafwain)

D
6 8-10
Elvis TrujilloLacey Gaudet
5
833113-
i
5

Light My Path 37 

dk m Sightseeing - Dynadonna (Dynaformer)

D
6 8-8
Michelle RainfordScott Fairlie
6
236322-
i
6

Wildcat Gaze 17 

dk m Wildcat Heir - Sky Gazer (Sky Mesa)

D
6 8-8
Carlos CarrascoKing Leatherbury
7
215821-
i
7

Lady Terp 28 

dk m Birdstone - Dawn Star Rising (Decarchy)

7 8-10
Ricardo ChiappeScott Lake
8
231222-
i
1A
Red, blue and grey sash, grey bars on sleeves (Three M's Racing)

Lemon Lover 35 

ch m Lemon Drop Kid - Casanova Killer (Storm Boot)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

I Just Wanna Win needs to prove her win last time was no fluke, while No More Excuses was much improved last time when scoring herself. However, LADY TERP proved her class when proving triumphant last time and she can outbattle the aforementioned pair in the finish.

21:00 Laurel Park (USA) (Dirt) 15 Jan 2018

Race 8 - Allowance (4YO plus)

Winner $26,460 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

7f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
838916-
i
1

Charity Stripe 44 

b f Successful Appeal - Wildcat Fan (Forest Wildcat)

D
4 8-8
Elvis TrujilloEmanuel Geralis
2
431164-
i
2

So Innocent 20 

b f Blame - So Glitzy (Gilded Time)

4 8-12
Steve HamiltonCharles Frock
3
349365-
i
3

Squan's Kingdom 27 

ch f Trappe Shot - Star Wisper (Quiet American)

4 8-8
Forest BoycePatrick McBurney
4
323013-
i
4

Prevailing Party 28 

dk f Midnight Lute - Ad Litem (Successful Appeal)

4 8-12
Sheldon RussellHamilton Smith
5
131124-
i
5

Keep Your Distance 28 

gr/ f Concord Point - Ally's Little Sis (Evansville Slew)

D BF
4 8-10
Jorge Vargas JrKieron Magee
6
363321-
i
6

Candycoated Dame 17 

b f Twirling Candy - Dangerous Dame (Siphon)

4 8-12
Kevin GomezClaudio Gonzalez
7
613235-
i
7

Foreign Affair 32 

dk f Exchange Rate - Hopeoverexperience (Songandaprayer)

4 8-8
Julian PimentelLacey Gaudet
8
731833-
i
8

Sarah's Treasure 31 

ch m Eskendereya - Fittingly smart (Smart Strike)

D
5 8-10
Ricardo ChiappeRobin Graham
Verdict

CANDYCOATED DAME successfully made the step up to winning last time and could follow up here. Prevailing Party and So Innocent look the others capable of playing a serious part.

21:30 Laurel Park (USA) (Dirt) 15 Jan 2018

Race 9 - Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $13,860 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

9

7f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
952512-
i
1

Dorothyfromdublin 38 

gr/ f Paddy O'prado - Ruby Red Shoes (Woodman)

BF
4 8-8
Jevian ToledoJonathan Maldonado
2
8/77421-
i
2

Annapolis Class 42 

ch f Ghostzapper - Dontbeshy I'll Buy (Cherokee Run)

4 8-12
Kevin GomezHoracio Depaz
3
165668-
i
3

Blondie Girl 28 

ch f Midshipman - Girl Has Rhythm (Officer)

4 8-12
Luis GarciaJerry Thurston
4
382224-
i
4

Durango Girl 23 

ch f Cherokee's Boy - Durango Sky (Phone Trick)

4 8-12
Carlos QuinonesLinda Albert
5
685234-
i
5

Joyful Noise 45 

ch f Hear No Evil - Sacred Psalm (Awesome of Course)

D
4 8-12
J AcostaKenneth Decker
6
234173-
i
6

She's Got A Shot 16 

ch f Trappe Shot - Book Of Spells (Aldebaran)

D BF
4 8-10
Elvis TrujilloJose Corrales
7
624142-
i
7

Majestic Pic 20 

gr/ m Majestic Warrior - Favorite Pic (Favorite Trick)

5 8-12
Weston HamiltonDonald Barr
8
953462-
i
8

Lookin Perfect 36 

b f Lookin At Lucky - Perfect Dreamer (Pleasantly Perfect)

D BF
4 8-12
Michelle RainfordScott Fairlie
9
333346-
i
9

Claravoyant 28 

ch m Drosselmeyer - Light From Above (A.P. Indy)

5 8-12
Jomar TorresMary Eppler
Verdict

Dorothyfromdublin and Lookin Perfect are both respected here and are used to being involved in a major way. However, ANNAPOLIS CLASS looks certain to go well here once again and a follow up of her recent victory appears likely.