17:10 Laurel Park (USA) (Dirt) 16 Mar 2018

Race 1 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $11,340 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
7
i
1
Blue, Grey Cross Of Lorraine & Sleeves, Blue Cap (Greycross Stable LLC)

Jean Grey 41 

ch f English Channel - Zister (City Zip)

3 8-2 (ow2) b1
Jomar TorresDove Houghton
2
45/9324-
i
2
White, Green Chevrons, Green Sleeves, White Cap (Lady Olivia Northcliff LLC)

Zarbanda 240 

dk f Cosa Vera - Ziggy Biggy (Mr. Greeley)

4 8-8
Carlos QuinonesCarla Morgan
3
43/725-5
i
3
White,green sleeves, white cap (Bobby Plummer)

Iam A Dancer 49 

dk m Louis Quatorze - Countess Lee (Dancing Count)

5 8-12
Tais LyapustinaBobby Plummer
4
677-7
i
4
Red, black stripes, black horseshoe, black stripes on sleeves, red cap (Armenia Racing Stable)

What A Looker 11 

ch f Drosselmeyer - Time Marches On (Leading the Parade)

4 8-8
Xavier PerezKeisy Cartagena
5
7324-44
i
5
Light blue, green cross sashes, green bars on sleeves, light blue cap (Mrs Janon Fisher Iii)

Dear Charlotte 27 

ch f Redeemed - Amelia's Brio (Crowd Pleaser)

4 8-12
Luis RodriguezIII Janon Fisher,
6
332-633
i
6
White, orange horses head, green dots on orange sleeves, white cap (Wasabi Ventures Stables Llc)

Nancy R 11 

ch f Friesan Fire - Last Verse (Opening Verse)

4 8-12
Ricardo ChiappeDorothy Worton
7
3854-22
i
7
Black, green & white diamonds on sleeves, black cap (Steven Spike)

Love In Excess 11 

b m Cuba - Kimess (Horse Chestnut)

5 8-8
Weston HamiltonW Bailes
8
6849-33
i
8
Blue, blue cap (Pan Am Racing Stable)

Zosia 27 

gr/ f Macho Uno - Spoken Softly (Notebook)

4 8-12 b1
Horacio KaramanosJose Corrales
Verdict

LOVE IN EXCESS is knocking hard on the door and wouldn't be winning out of turn. Nancy R, third behind the selection latest, can battle it out with Zarbanda for the minor money.

17:40 Laurel Park (USA) (Dirt) 16 Mar 2018

Race 2 - Claiming (4YO plus)

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

2

1m 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
249-811
i
1
Maroon, grey yoke and 'b', maroon band on grey sleeves, maroon cap (No Guts No Glory Farm And Braude, Herman M)

Squashville Road 35 

ch g Utopia - Sydney's Lexington (Outofthebox)

D
5 8-12
Xavier PerezJohn Robb
2
42-2614
i
2
Blue, white ball, blue cap (Gerald Brooks)

Banner Bill 13 

b g Rockport Harbor - Temporada (Summer Squall)

D
9 8-12
Weston HamiltonGerald Brooks
3
4411-35
i
3
White, green sash, yellow bars on sleeves, white cap (Sepulveda, Manuel And Rodriguez, Maria Isabel)

Mid Ocean 25 

b g Mineshaft - Wending (Langfuhr)

D
6 8-8
Carlos Jr LopezJose Ramirez
4
1679-86
i
4
Yellow, yellow band on green sleeves, yellow cap (Old Coach Farm)

Supah Czech 47 

b g Uncle Mo - Supah Jackie (Mecke)

D
5 8-4
Luis RodriguezMichael Gorham
5
856-231
i
5
Green & Black Halves, Black Cap (Gumpster Stable LLC)

Battle Tap 13 

ch h Smart Strike - War Echo (Tapit)

D
5 8-8
Jorge Vargas JrJamie Ness
6
8673-54
i
6
White, green shamrock, (Daniel Crowley)

Rumblin Kyle 13 

ch g Dunkirk - Rumble Creek (More Than Ready)

D
6 8-8
Kevin GomezGary Capuano
7
1766-35
i
7
Green, yellow sash, yellow bars on sleeves, green cap (Gary Katz)

Ghostly Games 12 

dk g Ghostzapper - Silver Charades (Broad Brush)

D
6 8-8
Sheldon RussellKeisy Cartagena
Verdict

BANNER BILL was far from disgraced when fourth in a higher grade at this track last time and is a potential improver now lowering his sights. Battle Tap and Ghostly Games are the pair expected to put up most resistance.

18:10 Laurel Park (USA) (Dirt) 16 Mar 2018

Race 3 - Claiming (4YO plus)

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

3

1m 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
55-5232
i
1
Maroon, grey yoke and 'b', maroon band on grey sleeves, maroon cap (No Guts No Glory Farm And Braude, Herman M)

Tequila Hero 13 

ch h Andromeda's Hero - Tequila Lana (Cobra King)

D
8 8-8
Weston HamiltonJohn Robb
2
412631-
i
2
Light blue, white stripes on sleeves, light blue cap (Pop A Top Stable)

Showmeister 106 

b g Tannersmyman - Show Bug (Holy Bull)

D
7 8-8
Sheldon RussellJeff Talley
3
879-514
i
3
Hunter green, gold star, gold bars on sleeves, gold cap (Gold Starr Racing LLC)

Tipit 24 

gr/ g Awesome Again - Redreamit (Tapit)

D
5 8-12
Carol CedenoScott Lake
4
977170-
i
4
Lime green, black horses head, black cuffs on sleeves, black cap (Make Family First Stable Llc)

Brother Slick Nick 105 

b g Fairbanks - Canavakiss (Rakeen)

D
Non Runner
5
8751-42
i
5
Blue & red halves, red & blue stars on silver belt, red & blue stars on silver sleeves, silver cap (Jose Corrales)

Leroy Brown 16 

ch g Leroidesanimaux - Manette (Woodman)

D
6 8-8
Kali FrancoisJose Corrales
6
13170-3
i
6
Dark blue (4 V V V V Stable Corp)

Smart Russian 35 

ch g Smarty Jones - Russian Classic (Regal Classic)

D
5 8-8 b
Jomar TorresAntonio Arriaga
7
333-322
i
7
Lime, orange stars, orange stars on white sleeves, orange cap (Mike Walker)

Can'tmakethisup 25 

gr/ g Even The Score - Crazy Cousin (Smart Strike)

D
4 8-4 (ow1)
Ricardo ChiappeAnthony Aguirre
Verdict

Can'tmakethisup holds Tequila Hero (third) on his course second latest and should go close, though preference is for recent Penn scorer SHOWMEISTER, who is taken to notch a double.

18:40 Laurel Park (USA) (Dirt) 16 Mar 2018

Race 4 - Claiming (4YO plus)

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

4

7f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
66-5677
i
1
White, red ball, red bars on sleeves, white cap (Raul Arriagada)

Mountain Cry 13 

ch g Street Cry - Mountain Bird (Mt. Livermore)

6 8-8
Walter LlagasCarlos Mancilla
2
63-4746
i
2
Black, yellow lightning bolt, yellow chevrons and cuffs on sleeves, black cap (Paige Panik)

Beauziggity 13 

b g Langfuhr - Beau Happy (Beau Genius)

D
6 8-8
Carlos Jr LopezJose Ramirez
3
432-373
i
3
White, green diamond belt, green diamonds on sleeves, white cap (Team Gaudet)

Turbin 20 

b g Include - Groovy Feeling (Groovy)

D
8 8-8
Rosario MontanezLacey Gaudet
4
142-765
i
4
Black, gold crown, gold sleeves, black cap (Robert Bone)

Expectations 13 

ch g Speightstown - Flawless (Mr. Greeley)

D
5 8-4
Jomar TorresClaudio Gonzalez
5
81137-1
i
5
Purple, grey circle, grey armlets on sleeves, grey cap (Long View Stables)

Arctic Schiller 66 

dk g Artie Schiller - Cold Shoulder (Tale Of The Cat)

4 8-10
J AcostaRudy Rodriguez
6
5488-46
i
6
Hot pink, black chevron, black chevron on sleeves, hot pink cap (Richard Hackerman)

Photogenic 13 

ch g Fantasticat - Belle of Claxton (Devil His Due)

8 8-4
Steve HamiltonDamon Dilodovico
7
7627-16
i
7
Yellow, Pink cap (Robert Cole, Jr)

El Grillo 16 

gr/ g Justenuffhumor - Charming Mandate (Full Mandate)

BF
6 8-6
Julian PimentelWilliam Wolfendale
Verdict

TURBIN wasn't beaten far over track and trip latest and should be thereabouts at the line. Arctic Schiller and El Grillo could give the selection most to think about.

19:10 Laurel Park (USA) (Dirt) 16 Mar 2018

Race 5 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO only)

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

5

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
2
i
1
Blue, yellow belt, blue cap (Kingswood Farm)

Prepossessing 43 

b f Tiznow - Burmilla (Storm Cat)

BF
3 8-10
Arnaldo BocachicaJeff Runco
2
5
i
2
Brown, orange ball, orange stripes on sleeves, brown cap (Dark Hollow Farm)

Madison Avenue 35 

b f Quality Road - Philly's Philly (A.P. Indy)

BF
3 8-10
Feargal LynchPhil Schoenthal
3
3-3
i
3
Purple, aqua cap (Burning Daylight Farms, Inc And Galbraith, Rebecca)

Hot Cha 48 

b f Bernardini - Hot Water (Medaglia d'Oro)

BF
3 8-10
Forest BoyceH Motion
4
4-2
i
4
Black, yellow ball, black & grey bars on sleeves, black cap (Blackstone Farm Llc)

Malibu Surprise 48 

ch f Malibu Moon - I'm Surprised (Ghostzapper)

3 8-10
Jorge Vargas JrH Motion
5
4
i
5
Burgundy, cream triangle, burgundy cap (Gunpowder Farms Llc)

Benevida 26 

b f K One King - Deceptive Glory (Honour And Glory)

3 8-10
Carol CedenoKelly Rubley
6
42-0
i
6
White, Green Chevrons, Green Sleeves, White Cap (Lady Olivia Northcliff LLC)

Wicked Sister 35 

ch f Giacomo - Noworriesforme (El Corredor)

3 8-10
Carlos QuinonesCarla Morgan
7
4-
i
7
Hunter green, white ball, black sleeves, hunter green cap (Baccarat Racing Llc)

Welly 154 

b f Street Sense - Wall Of Worry (The Cliff's Edge)

3 8-10
Rosario MontanezBruno Tessore
Verdict

MALIBU SURPRISE is backed to continue his improvement to take this from Prepossessing, who created a taking impression when second on debut. Madison Avenue and Hot Cha are others to consider.

19:40 Laurel Park (USA) (Dirt) 16 Mar 2018

Race 6 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO only)

Winner $26,460 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
32-21
i
1
Dark blue, light blue cross sashes, light blue bars on sleeves, dark blue cap (Holly House Farm)

Align The Numbers 12 

dk g Orientate - Smoke N Numbers (Smoke Glacken)

D
3 8-10
J AcostaDonna Lockard
2
3921-21
i
2
Purple, crescent moon, lime sleeves, purple cuffs and cap (Dixie Farm)

Jovis 26 

dk g Roman Ruler - Living Color (Summer Squall)

D
3 8-6
Weston HamiltonGary Capuano
3
351-537
i
3
Blue, white ball, pink rose bud, blue sleeves (Raj Jagnanan)

Dial One 20 

dk c Dialed In - Wild One (War Front)

D
Non Runner
4
1-
i
4
pink, black diamond hoop, black bars on sleeves, pink cap (West, Gary And Mary)

American Power 122 

ch c Power Broker - Catch The Spirit (Fusaichi Pegasus)

D
3 8-6
Jorge Vargas JrJason Servis
5
1
i
5
Beige, brown hoops on sleeves (Country Roads, Ltd)

Meo Desperado 33 

dk g Despite The Odds - C R's Stormy (Stormy Atlantic)

D
3 8-6
Luis GarciaDonald Barr
6
1053-20
i
6
Royal blue, white circled 'jm', blue bars on white sleeves (James Miller)

Blame It On Honey 7 

b c Blame - Honey Chile (Invisible Ink)

3 8-6
Julian PimentelAnthony Farrior
Verdict

ALIGN THE NUMBERS hasn't been outside the top three in four outings and he could be the answer here. American Power and Meo Desperado both scored nicely on their debuts and should have more to come, while Jovis can't be ruled out.

20:10 Laurel Park (USA) (Dirt) 16 Mar 2018

Race 7 - Allowance (4YO plus)

Winner $26,460 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
652-562
i
1
White, black diamond belt, black diamonds on white sleeves, white cap (Db Dojo Llc)

No More Talk 13 

dk g Not For Love - Parlez (French Deputy)

4 8-8
Forest BoyceII James Lawrence,
2
331-2
i
2
Blue, Lime Green Sleeves, Blue Bars, Blue Cap (Jay Em Ess Stable)

Wonderful Light 55 

dk c Tiz Wonderful - By the Light (Malibu Moon)

D BF
4 8-10
Jevian ToledoMichelle Nevin
3
5123-24
i
3
White, blue yoke, red stars on sleeves (Ftf Racing Llc)

Correjon 20 

dk g Cool Coal Man - La Raine of Terror (Gen Stormin'norman)

D
Non Runner
4
11264-7
i
4
Beige, brown braces & 'p', brown band on sleeves, brown cap (Helen Polinger)

Dancing With Maude 40 

b g Dance With Ravens - Maude Onions (Two Punch)

D
4 8-8
Feargal LynchTimothy Keefe
5
4123-31
i
5
Purple, red diamond, red diamond on sleeves, purple cap (See You Stable)

Tricky Lion 28 

dk g Lion Hearted - Tricky Luck (Norquestor)

D
6 8-12
Luis RodriguezDale Capuano
6
33251-5
i
6
White, green sash, green chevrons on sleeves, white cap (Smart Angle Llp)

Cobh 40 

b g Pioneerof the Nile - Orchid Lane (Giant's Causeway)

D
4 8-10
Steve HamiltonMark Reid
7
212-433
i
7
Yellow, orange blocks, yellow sleeves, yellow cap (Wayne Scherr)

Sky Chaparral 20 

ch h Girolamo - Go Ask Daisy (Mutakddim)

D
5 8-8
Sheldon RussellMark Shuman
8
3511-42
i
8
White, black circle, purple 'v', black circle on sleeves, black cap (Louis Corrente)

Polar Jet 40 

dk c Maclean's Music - Fleet Ryan (Forestry)

D
4 8-8
Jorge Vargas JrLinda Rice
Verdict

WONDERFUL LIGHT looks ahead of these on the figures and may well prove too strong for Polar Jet and Tricky Lion.

20:40 Laurel Park (USA) (Dirt) 16 Mar 2018

Race 8 - Claiming (4YO plus)

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

8

7f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
44765-7
i
1
Red, green star, red cap (Hassan Elamri)

Blame Me 67 

dk g Blame - Excellerant (Lite The Fuse)

D
6 8-4
Daniel FelicianoHassan Elamri
2
656-038
i
2
Green & orange checked, green & orange checked sleeves, green cap (Nancy Lee Farms)

I Stand Alone 21 

dk g Dance With Ravens - Otherwise Perfect (Lemon Drop Kid)

8 8-8
Steve HamiltonIII A Allen,
3
11/541-4
i
3
Red, black shamrock, black sleeves, red cap (Michelle Nevin)

Linkappleyard 39 

ch g Frost Giant - Backslash (Sharp Humor)

Non Runner
4
56655-4
i
4
White, blue disc, blue dots on sleeves, white cap (Home Team Stables)

Bennie Y Benny 62 

ch g Graeme Hall - Maragin (Bold Ruckus)

D
7 8-8
Ricardo ChiappeScott Lake
5
6108-44
i
5
Blue & red halves, white horseshoe, blue cap (Ray Pennington, Iii)

Mo Focused 47 

b g Uncle Mo - Tamboorensnshampan (Deerhound)

D BF
4 8-8
Xavier PerezIII Ollie Figgins,
6
8836-52
i
6
Purple & black diagonal quarters, black band on purple sleeves, purple cap (Ten Strike Racing)

Demon Buster 41 

b g Ghostzapper - Cathrine's Hope (In Excess)

D BF
7 8-8
Luis GarciaLacey Gaudet
7
238980-
i
7
Red, red 'v' on black diamond, blue diamonds on sleeves, red cap (Timothy Vick)

Hard Drive 83 

b g Hard Spun - Indy Flash (A.P. Indy)

D
9 8-4
Tais LyapustinaTimothy Vick
8
57960-8
i
8
Red (Out Of Control Racing Stable)

Small Giant 41 

dk h Grand Reward - Little Peak (Hagley)

10 8-4
Sheldon RussellGina Perri
Verdict

DEMON BUSTER can make amends for his narrow defeat last time out by beating Linkappleyard and Bennie Y Benny to the victory this evening.