22:00 Los Alamitos Racecourse (USA) (Dirt) 21 Sep 2018

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO only)

Winner $13,230 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
125003
i
1
Yellow, grey and white bars on sleeves, yellow cap (R3 Racing Llc, Great Friends Stable, O'neill, Doug F And Rothblum, Steve)

Joejoe's Kingdom 7 

ch g Animal Kingdom - Catstar (Storm Cat)

D
3 8-6 (ow4)
Brayan PenaDoug O'Neill
2
161776
i
2
Green, White Diamond Hoop, White And Green quartered Cap (Harney, Patrick And Reilly, Charles)

Lolly Express 43 

dk g Richard's Kid - Boehle (Atticus)

D
3 8-8
Martin PedrozaMike Puype
3
812514
i
3
White, blue sleeves, blue and white halved cap (Haagsma, David, Haagsma, John R And Vanderdussen, Robert John)

Gringo Star 30 

ch g Good Journey - Centerofattention (Beau Genius)

D
3 8-10
Heriberto FigueroaSteve Knapp
4
172391
i
4
Pink, black sleeves (Buccola, Joe, Mathews, Peter And Meech, Richard)

Rhettbutler 12 

gr/ g Desert Code - Spring Vacation (Wekiva Springs)

D
3 8-10
Tiago PereiraSam Scolamieri
5
4-1
i
5
Pink (Ciaglia Racing Llc, Exline- Border Racing Llc, Alesia, Savides And Strangio)

Rocinante 12 

b c Lucky Pulpit - Restless Appeal (Restless Con)

D
3 8-10
Tyler ConnerPeter Eurton
6
264471
i
6
Yellow, red hoops, red bars on sleeves, yellow cap (Hale, Jr , Richard, Lambert, Jeffrey And Montgomery, Ronald)

Zippy Groom 8 

gr/ g City Zip - Mama Ruth (Runaway Groom)

D
3 8-10
Assael EspinozaRobert Hess
7
46-1417
i
7
Royal blue, white stars on blue sleeves, blue cap (Erj Racing Llc, Westside Racing Stables, Keh, Steve L And O'neill, Doug)

Colormemoney 19 

ch g Biondetti - Picturemewithroses (Deputy Minister)

D
3 8-8
Evin RomanDoug O'Neill
Verdict

ROCINANTE reappeared in fine form when winning here last tome and can play a leading role once again. Fellow recent winners Zippy Groom and Colormemoney, along with the much-improved Rhettbutler, are others to consider.

22:28 Los Alamitos Racecourse (USA) (Dirt) 21 Sep 2018

Race 2 - Claiming (3YO plus)

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

2

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
683159
i
1
Yellow, grey cuffs on sleeves, yellow cap (R3 Racing Llc And Calara Farms)

South Americain 21 

dk g Americain - South Ocean Blvd (Capote)

D
4 8-10
Franklin CeballosGeorge Papaprodromou
2
545646
i
2
Lime green, black panel on front,'jd' on shamrock, lime green and black blocks on sleeves, black cap (James Davis, Iii)

Stormin Monarcho 8 

b g Monarchos - Her Own Terms (Storm Cat)

D
8 8-12
Heriberto FigueroaJames Davis
3
235451
i
3
Navy blue, teal sleeves and cap (Martin, Craig And Yamamoto, Gregory)

Sense Of Glory 21 

b g Street Sense - Glorified (Honour And Glory)

D
5 8-12
Agapito DelgadilloRafael Becerra
4
18-8139
i
4
Dark green, white hoops, dark green hoops on white sleeves, dark green cap (Hronis Racing Llc)

Pappou 27 

gr/ g Tapit - Mykindasaint (Saint Ballado)

D
6 8-12
Luis FuentesJohn Sadler
5
433476
i
5
White, blue cross belts, blue cap (Oakhart Racing)

Preacher Roe 40 

ch g Dixie Chatter - Itsayatesthing (Saratoga Six)

D
7 8-12
Martin PedrozaJack Carava
6
521635
i
6
Black, red bars on white sleeves, red cap (A And J Racing)

Above Board 23 

b g Eskendereya - Mysterieuse Etoile (Quiet American)

D
5 8-10
Assael EspinozaVann Belvoir
Verdict

SENSE OF GLORY impressed at Del Mar last time and he appears the one to beat here as the five-year-old looks to follow up. Above Board and Preacher Roe can provide the sternest test.

22:58 Los Alamitos Racecourse (USA) (Dirt) 21 Sep 2018

Race 3 - Maiden Claiming (2YO only)

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

3

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
432
i
1
Black and red stripes, red sleeves, black cap (Steven Miyadi)

Just Hit Play 15 

b g Square Eddie - Caan (Crowning Storm)

BF
2 8-8
Santiago GonzalezSteven Miyadi
2
87
i
2
White, black diamonds front and back, black and white diamonds on sleeves, black diamonds on white cap (Blue Run Llc And Miller, Samuel Bode)

Runningwscissors 30 

b c Congaree - Celesta (Bernstein)

2 8-10
Franklin CeballosGeorge Papaprodromou
3
9
i
3
Tan, brown horseshoe, tan cap (Jose Velasco)

Laucala Island 13 

dk c Kafwain - Island Candy (Candy Ride)

2 8-8
Luis FuentesSteven Miyadi
4
i
4
White, red disc, white cap (Summer Knights Stables, Inc)

Spectator's Dream 

b c Take Charge Indy - Sparky's Dream (Giant's Causeway)

2 8-8
Edgar PayerasJesus Mendoza
5
0
i
5
White, black diamonds front and back, black and white diamonds on sleeves, black diamonds on white cap (Samuel Miller)

You Must Chill 21 

gr/ c Winchill - Only Me (Runaway Groom)

2 8-10
Agapito DelgadilloGeorge Papaprodromou
6
86
i
6
Purple, white stripes, purple cap (Chapman, James K And Uragami, Stan)

Jonathantoquick 43 

dk g Thoreau - Including (Include)

2 8-8
Assael EspinozaGenaro Vallejo
7
275
i
7
Turquoise, black diamond, black diamonds on turquoise sleeves, turquoise cap (Rockingham Ranch And David A Bernsen Llc)

Oracle Of Omaha 44 

dk g More Than Ready - Mimi's Bling (Bernstein)

2 8-10
Heriberto FigueroaPeter Miller
Verdict

Oracle Of Omaha is sure to be popular dropping in levels and could be too good for the opposition here. However, a chance is taken on JUST HIT PLAY, who was sent off favourite when second last time, going one better. Jonathantoquick completes the shortlist.

23:28 Los Alamitos Racecourse (USA) (Dirt) 21 Sep 2018

Race 4 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $7,560 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
141242
i
1
White (Bilich, Anthony, Cline, Steve And Schmitt, George And Mary Clare)

Sunset Melody 12 

dk f Sierra Sunset - I Love The Melody (Tannersmyman)

D
3 8-8
Edgar PayerasMarcia Stortz
2
713594
i
2
Light blue, large white spots, white sleeves, blue cap (Del Mar Summer Racing Club Llc)

Complete Discreet 7 

b f Discreetly Mine - Kitra (Woodman)

D
3 8-8
Martin PedrozaAndrew Lerner
3
656-574
i
3
Royal blue, red circle (Guadalupe Ramirez)

Naughty Haughty 27 

b m Heat Shield - Franjelica (Mizzen Mast)

D
5 8-12
Edgar OrozcoLouis Bradvica
4
253485
i
4
Red, white horseshoe, black cuffs on sleeves (C D Ranch)

Thames Valley 12 

b m Momentum - Summer Stream (Siberian Summer)

8 8-12
Juan SanchezJesus Nunez
5
365783
i
5
Orange, green dots, orange cap (Elva Winney)

Majestic Diva 12 

ch f Majestic Warrior - Viva Vino (Giant's Causeway)

4 8-12
Tiago PereiraDavid Bernstein
6
533444
i
6
White, blue stars, red hoops on sleeves (Rafael Martinez)

Papa's Lady 20 

b m Papa Clem - Unknown Heat (Unusual Heat)

5 8-12
Erick RodriguezKelly Castaneda
7
326452
i
7
Black, green star (Ashley Garcia)

Cheese 14 

dk m Trickey Trevor - Queenofdixiereds (Phone Order)

D
8 8-12
Christian AragonAngela Aquino
8
311414
i
8
Purple, yellow circle on sleeves, yellow cap (Pacific Coast Thoroughbreds Llc)

My Ebony Star 12 

dk f Calimonco - Strawtegic Point (Point Given)

D
4 8-12
Efrain HernandezJesus Nunez
Verdict

Cheese and Majestic Diva both appear to be on the up, while the consistent duo My Ebony Star and Papa's Lady are both necessities for the shortlist. However, preference is for SUNSET MELODY, who knocked on the door over course and distance last time and can go one better now.

23:58 Los Alamitos Racecourse (USA) (Dirt) 21 Sep 2018

Race 5 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $10,710 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
64-5662
i
1
White, red star, red armlets on sleeves, white cap (Hicker, George And Button Stable)

Coalinga Hills 69 

ch m Thorn Song - Alphabet Kisses (Alphabet Soup)

5 8-12
Santiago GonzalezMartin Jones
2
471557
i
2
Red, silver v, black triple diamond, black diamonds on sleeves, red and black quartered cap (Huntertown Farm Llc, Frank, Jeri And Frank, Randy)

Creative Spark 15 

gr/ f Creative Cause - Victoria's On Fire (Langfuhr)

D
3 8-8 b1
Tiago PereiraDaniel Dunham
3
232525
i
3
White, black circle, black hoops on sleeves (Schmitt, George And Mary Clare)

Sharona Sunset 15 

b f Sierra Sunset - Sharoana (Lord Carson)

D
3 8-8
Heriberto FigueroaMarcia Stortz
4
7/4089-6
i
4
Black, white diamond, white bars on sleeves (Always Sunny Stables)

Dashin Ashen 15 

gr/ m Concord Point - Rena de Sonora (Rubiano)

D
5 8-12
Evin RomanCarlos Lopez
5
637319
i
5
Red, yellow diamond, yellow diamonds on sleeves (Demaio Racing Ventures Llc)

Mongolian Rahy 47 

ch f Giant's Causeway - C C's Pal (Alex's Pal)

D
3 8-8
Geovanni FrancoGerard Piccioni
6
437136
i
6
White, black disc, white cap (Antonio Gonzalez)

Annitasheaven 14 

ch f Cherokee Heaven - Stormy Anna (Stormy Jack)

4 8-12
Marcial RamirezAntonio Gonzalez
7
7-791
i
7
Black, blue bars on sleeves, royal blue cap (Patricia Keeline)

As A Rule 27 

b f Tribal Rule - Avenida La Cresta (Avenue Of Flags)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

COALINGA HILLS went close last time when beaten just a head and can gain compensation here at the expense of Sharona Sunset. As A Rule caused a surprise at Del Mar when last seen in August but needs to prove that was no fluke this time around.

00:28 Los Alamitos Racecourse (USA) (Dirt) 22 Sep 2018

Race 6 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $10,080 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
217255
i
1
Gold, Black Diamond (Stuart Tsujimoto)

Misty Slew 50 

b f Algorithms - Sarah Avery (Broken Vow)

D
3 8-6 (ow1)
Assael EspinozaVann Belvoir
2
233526
i
2
Green, white sash, white cap (Miami Shores Racing, Llc)

My Audubon 28 

ch f Americain - Queen of Money (Corporate Report)

D
4 8-10
Heriberto FigueroaWilliam Morey
3
331-624
i
3
Black, white dots, black and white quartered cap (Carlos Lopez)

Angelina's Heaven 29 

b f Discreet Cat - Heaven's Grace (Untuttable)

D
3 8-8
Edgar OrozcoCarlos Lopez
4
666854
i
4
Grey (Bobby Grayson)

Fellina 15 

dk f Double Honor - Flipaway (Three Wonders)

4 8-7
Edgar PayerasBobby Grayson
5
523673
i
5
Green, purple and white triangle on back, purple and white cuffs on sleeves, purple cap (Bardy Farm)

Lethal Legacy 13 

b m Unusual Heat - Lethal Leta (Synastry)

D
5 8-12
Geovanni FrancoGary Stute
6
657602
i
6
Blue and green diagonal halves, blue sleeve, green sleeve (Huntertown Farm Llc)

Inland Empire 13 

b f Empire Way - Lemons On Top (Lemon Drop Kid)

D BF
3 8-8
Mario GutierrezPeter Eurton
7
59-2417
i
7
Light blue, white diamond hoop, white diamonds on sleeves, white cap (Wygod, Pam And Martin)

Sweet Treat 50 

b m Candy Ride - Sweet And Savory (Storm Cat)

D
5 8-10
Evin RomanClifford Sise
Verdict

INLAND EMPIRE and Lethal Legacy filled the podium positions behind Topaz Time last time and the former can go one better now and confirm form with what looks his nearest challenger once again. Angelina's Heaven is also respected.

00:58 Los Alamitos Racecourse (USA) (Dirt) 22 Sep 2018

Race 7 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $28,350 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
222441
i
1
Black, light blue large spots, black cuffs on light blue sleeves, black cap (Slam Dunk Racing)

Gain Ground 36 

ch g Tapit - Lindsay's Way (Giant's Causeway)

D
4 8-9
Geovanni FrancoPhilip D Amato
2
25-4212
i
2
Hot pink, black circle 'bb' on back, black cap (Barber, Gary And Cecil And Stanford Stable)

Solid Wager 48 

b g Birdonthewire - G Ma (Valid Wager)

D
7 8-12
Heriberto FigueroaPeter Miller
3
221-444
i
3
Red, silver shield, gold sleeves on silver hoops, red cap (C T R Stables, Llc And Keh, Steven)

Fight On 26 

dk c Into Mischief - Havenlass (Elusive Quality)

3 8-5
Evin RomanDoug O'Neill
4
9-11321
i
4
Black, black cuffs on silver sleeves, black cap (Fitch Racing Stable, Llc, Crews, Jim, Exelby, Randy, Larusso, Corey, And Mayo, Tom)

Mercer Island 33 

ch g Tapit - Seattle Envoy (Deputy Minister)

D
6 8-9
Rafael BejaranoMark Glatt
5
5/53-527
i
5
Sky blue, red ball on back, red stripe on sleeves, red and blue hooped cap (Watson, Karl And Weitman, Paul)

Show Me Da Lute 18 

b c Midnight Lute - Tough Tiz's Sis (Tiznow)

D
4 8-12
Joseph TalamoBob Baffert
6
1-23889
i
6
Red and white stripes, blue sleeves, blue cap (Kaleem Shah, Inc)

All Out Blitz 26 

b c Concord Point - Smart And Single (Smart Strike)

3 8-5
Martin GarciaSimon Callaghan
7
424364
i
7
Blue, grey ball, white stars, grey cuffs and chevrons on sleeves, blue cap (Firsthome Thoroughbreds And Bach, Robert)

Mr. Opportunist 18 

b g Tale Of The Cat - Far Out Freebie (Medaglia d'Oro)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

Mercer Island has won three of his last six and is a leading figure here along with Gain Ground. However, preference is for Peter Miller's SOLID WAGER, who has smart form at a higher level to this and hasn't been out of the top two in his last three.

01:28 Los Alamitos Racecourse (USA) (Dirt) 22 Sep 2018

Race 8 - Maiden Claiming (2YO only)

Winner $13,230 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
32654
i
1
Red, yellow bars on sleeves (Albert, Darrin K And Freeman, Edward R)

Rolinga 23 

dk f Champ Pegasus - Farallon (Good Journey)

BF
Non Runner
2
48845
i
2
White, blue and grey stripes on sleeves, blue cap (Ismael Reyes)

Awepollonia 44 

ch f Awesome Gambler - Apollitician (Apollo)

Non Runner
3
793
i
3
Purple, silver sleeves (High Hill Racing)

Depende De Ti 21 

dk f Awesome Gambler - Akiss Forarose (Rio Verde)

Non Runner
4
i
4
Blue, white stars on blue sleeves, red and white quartered cap (Willson, Bryan A , Willson, David And Willson, Susan E)

Coilette 

ch f Coil - Missilette (Golden Missile)

2 8-10
Stewart ElliottMike Puype
5
6242
i
5
Light blue, red collar and cuffs (Bg Stables)

Disco Tale 23 

dk f Jeranimo - Disco Lemonade (Tale Of The Cat)

2 8-10
Geovanni FrancoHector Palma
6
9
i
6
Blue and green halves, blue sleeves, blue cap (Huntertown Farm Llc And Westmore Thoroughbreds, Llc)

Blew By You 37 

dk f Empire Way - Alpine Echo (Swiss Yodeler)

2 8-10
Brayan PenaDaniel Dunham
7
0
i
7
Forest green, gold sleeves, forest green armlets, gold cap (Weila Ye)

Tiny Tap 21 

ch f Eddington - Merry Joyce (Royal Academy)

2 8-6
Luis FuentesPeter Miller
8
36
i
8
Maroon, white hoops, white cuffs on sleeves, maroon and white quartered cap (London, Tom, Lovingier, Terry C And Zondlo, Eugene)

Gracie Belle 40 

b f Grace upon grace - Radiant Belle (Unbridled's Song)

2 8-10
Assael EspinozaGary Sherlock
9
63238
i
9
Light blue, red collar and cuffs (Bg Stables)

Daddy's Mistress 21 

ch f Daddy Nose Best - Trash master (Unusual Heat)

Non Runner
10
i
10
Maroon, gold sleeves, maroon and gold quartered cap (Acker, Tom, Ehrlicher, Jason, McKean, Alan, Lapera, Rudy, Nicoletti, John A And Pederson, Dean)

In The Spotlight 

b f Atreides - Gone To Party (All Gone)

2 8-10
Tiago PereiraDean Pederson
11
i
11
Rose, blue hollow box, blue hoops on sleeves, blue cuffs, quartered cap (Alesia, Sharon, Bran Jam Stable And Ciaglia Racing Llc)

Branjammas Cinco 

ch f Coil - Bran Jammas (In Excess)

2 8-10
Mario GutierrezPeter Eurton
Verdict

Newcomers Coilette and In The Spotlight are sure to have bright futures ahead of them and are respected here, while Depende De Ti appears on the up. However, DISCO TALE holds leading claims following her Del Mar second and is backed to go one better here.