17:45 Mahoning Valley (USA) (Dirt) 16 Jan 2018

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $8,253 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Abandoned
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
752644-
i
1
Black, red sash, black stars on red sleeves (Edward Clouston)

Alexia 25 

b f The Factor - Flair for Fun (Aptitude)

D
4 8-12
Erik BarbaranEddie Clouston
2
14556-5
i
2
Yellow, red diamond hoop (Jill Sweeting)

Making History 13 

b m Proud Citizen - Wicked Beauty (Vindication)

D
5 8-12
Luis QuinonesCraig Sweeting
3
155314-
i
3
Purple, black star (Michelle Helms)

Her Case Of Gold 39 

b f Brahms - Gold Case Motel (Gold Case)

D BF
4 8-12
Luciano HernandezEddie Clouston
4
64537-8
i
4
Burgundy, black horse (Rodney Moyers)

Belief 13 

dk m Bellamy Road - True Believer (Smart Strike)

D
6 8-12
Brandon WhitacreRodney Moyers
5
578884-
i
5
Blue, white sash, white stars on red sleeves (Annette McCoy)

Teatoe 21 

dk m Survivalist - Christine's Prize (Prized)

D BF
7 8-12
Megan FadlovichBrent Angelle
6
21336-0
i
6
Orange, aquamarine chevron, aquamarine diamond hoop on sleeves (G Trisler)

Deputy Wanda 13 

dk m Wando - Deputy Anna (Ten Most Wanted)

6 8-12
Walter De La CruzJason Dacosta
7
411565-
i
7
Blue, white stars on red sleeves (Paul Groves)

Whats Your Dream 42 

dk f Maimonides - Nofashionsense (Sweetsouthernsaint)

D
4 8-12
Charle OliverosRichard Vickers
Verdict

ALEXIA kept on at the same pace in the finish when fourth over 7f at Charles Town last time and may improve for this additional furlong. Teatoe and Whats Your Dream make most appeal of the remainder.

18:12 Mahoning Valley (USA) (Dirt) 16 Jan 2018

Race 2 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $5,985 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

1m 70y

Fast (Dirt)

Abandoned
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
765668-
i
1
Yellow, red diamond hoop (Jill Sweeting)

Raja 52 

b g Sun King - Cori Ella (Well Noted)

5 9-0
Luis QuinonesCraig Sweeting
2
0546-4
i
2
Red and blue halves, white lightning bolt (R And P Racing Stables, Llc)

Zoneman 14 

dk g City Weekend - Opal Haze (With Approval)

4 9-0
Noel VigilRodney Faulkner
3
853294-
i
3
Green, blue hoops, blue sleeves (Betty Thomas)

Battle Crossing 35 

ch h Noble Causeway - Eowyn's Time (Sir Cherokee)

5 9-0
Megan FadlovichIvan Vazquez
4
5/96769-
i
4
Sky blue, silver diamond frame and 's', silver diamonds on sleeves (Wayne Sparling)

Happy Again 60 

dk g Liberatedbyforce - Valiant Valerie Vz (Williamstown)

6 9-0
Luis GonzalezWayne Sparling
5
543572-
i
5
Lime green, royal blue blocks (A And M Stables)

Three Pillars 35 

b g Cape Blanco - Counter Measure (Henrythenavigator)

4 9-0
Walter De La CruzJulie Pappada
6
22322-3
i
6
Yellow, black chevron (Kopas, Jr , Andrew And Chatterton, Gerald)

Northern Track 14 

ch g Mast Track - One Flying Trend (Northern Trend)

BF
4 9-0
Addiel AyalaGerald Chatterton
7
58567-8
i
7
Green, black diamonds on sleeves (Linda DeBruhl)

My Last Secret 8 

b g Caiman - My My Secret (Mambo)

5 9-0
Yuri YarangaT Haehn
8
252276-
i
8
Yellow, white diamond, black diamonds on sleeves (Richie Rich Racing Stable)

Smash And Dash 29 

b g Hard Spun - Meteor Wells (Sadler's Wells)

4 9-0
Jaime RodriguezTimothy Hamm
Verdict

NORTHERN TRACK has been knocking hard on the door and wouldn't be winning out of turn if successful this evening. Smash And Dash is feared most now dropped in grade, while Three Pillars also figures prominently on the shortlist.

18:40 Mahoning Valley (USA) (Dirt) 16 Jan 2018

Race 3 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $8,190 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Abandoned
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
332421-
i
1
Purple, lime green diamond belt (Amber Cobb)

Rock Nation 20 

b c Stay Thirsty - Rock 'n Wolin (Not For Love)

D
4 9-0
Jaime RodriguezAmber Cobb
2
44236-3
i
2
Kelly green, black circle, black collar and sleeves, green cuffs (Jose Perez)

That L D K Is Mine 8 

gr/ g Lemon Drop Kid - That Girl Is Mine (Indian Charlie)

D
6 8-12
Luis GonzalezPablo Torres
3
321169-
i
3
Hot pink, black cuff and chevron (Savannah Tracy)

Rahrahrah 31 

dk g Archarcharch - Princess Ezra (Rahy)

D
5 8-12
Ramon LunaChad Skelton
4
001441-
i
4
White, green diamonds, green diamonds on sleeves (Candance Huffman)

Intelligent Flash 41 

b g Flashstorm - You Know It's True (Yes It's True)

D
5 8-12
Noel VigilCandace Huffman
5
731465-
i
5
Yellow, green star, green diamonds on sleeves (Blazing Meadows Farm Llc And McAtee Messenger Bloodstock)

Wise Warrior 28 

dk g A. P. Warrior - Edgewise (Yes It's True)

D
4 8-12
Orlando MojicaTimothy Hamm
6
1216-
i
6
Lime green, turquoise blocks on sleeves (Mitre Box Stable)

Woolley Allen 233 

dk g Gary D - Shesagoodacre (West Acre)

D
4 8-12 b1
Erik BarbaranJay Bernardini
7
57347-2
i
7
Burgundy, black horse (Rodney Moyers)

Mr Pippins 8 

dk g Majesticperfection - Miss Tippins (Squadron Leader)

D
6 8-12
Brandon WhitacreRodney Moyers
8
233443-
i
8
Purple, black star (Michelle Helms)

Ready Right Now 31 

dk g Ready's Image - Zephyr Ice (Military)

D
5 8-12
Megan FadlovichEddie Clouston
9
313464-
i
1A
Purple, lime green diamond belt (Amber Cobb)

Grandview 28 

b g Mizzen Mast - Hearted (Grand Reward)

D
4 8-12
Walter De La CruzAmber Cobb
Verdict

ROCK NATION bolted up over this trip here last time and may be capable of going in again to notch a double. Intelligent Flash and Woolley Allen can fight it out for the places.

19:08 Mahoning Valley (USA) (Dirt) 16 Jan 2018

Race 4 - Allowance (3YO only)

Winner $14,805 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Abandoned
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
218-
i
1
White, orange hoops (Jason Dacosta)

Ten Legions 28 

b g Grasshopper - Caleb's Song (Read The Footnotes)

D
3 8-8
Walter De La CruzJason Dacosta
2
715584-
i
2
Yellow, green disc, yellow cap (Dwight Preston)

Two Grand 55 

dk c Soldat - Gold Lady (Elusive Quality)

3 8-8
Edgar PaucarTommy Short
3
13-
i
3
Orange, black circle (Chapman, James K And Meyer, Christopher J)

Thoughtless Doll 32 

b f Jimmy Creed - Mon Ange (Wolf Power)

BF
3 8-3
Hector Jr RosarioJames Chapman
4
221332-
i
4
Blue, Blue Cap (Baird, John W And Harbison, Rex)

Madeye 28 

b g Factum - Absolute Madness (West Acre)

D
3 8-8
Charle OliverosJohn Baird
5
744715-
i
5
Orange (Ressa Harris)

Lucky Benny 28 

dk c Benny the Bull - Crystal Court (Fusaichi Pegasus)

D
3 8-8
T HoughtonGuy Tauzin
6
47751-
i
6
Navy blue, gold star, white sleeves (Colonel Stable Llc)

Elkhorn Poet 31 

ch c Dunkirk - Special Guest (Smart Strike)

D
3 8-8
Orlando MojicaWilliam Cowans
7
852164-
i
7
salmon, grey blocks on sleeves, salmon cap (R A Hill Stable And Weaver, George)

Disco Outlaw 28 

ch g Disco Rico - Linda May (Honour And Glory)

D
3 8-8
Jaime RodriguezAmber Cobb
8
92351-
i
8
Tan, yellow disc, black sleeves, black cap (Sharon Ceccato)

Colby Ol' Fashion 24 

ch g Old Fashioned - Colbra (Silver Train)

D
3 8-10
Kirk JohnsonSharon Ceccato
Verdict

COLBY OL' FASHION was an impressive nine-length scorer last time and can follow up here at the expense of the live outsider Two Grand, and the consistent Madeye.

19:36 Mahoning Valley (USA) (Dirt) 16 Jan 2018

Race 5 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO only)

Winner $13,923 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Abandoned
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
9326-3
i
1
Blue & Red Halves (Olivo Inirio)

Qualifly 7 

gr/ g Exclusive Quality - Fly Express (Concorde's Tune)

3 8-10
Christian PilaresOlivo Inirio
2
6-
i
2
Pink, yellow triangle (Karen King)

Withallduerespect 29 

dk g San Pablo - Due in Seattle (Devil His Due)

3 8-10 b1
Orlando MojicaWilliam Cowans
3
759700-
i
3
Green, Pink Hoops (Gerardo Carrillo-Dominguez)

Prairie's Gift 24 

b g Awesome Patriot - Prairie Music (Affirmed)

3 8-10
Luciano HernandezGerardo Carrillo-Dominguez
4
6388-
i
4
Red, white ball, white sleeves (Nestor Rivera)

Rock And Rattle 17 

b g Rattlesnake Bridge - She Tiz Bold (Tiznow)

3 8-10 b1
Luis GonzalezNestor Rivera
5
237426-
i
5
Gold, black diamond, black diamond belt, black diamonds on sleeves, black cap (Short, Tommy C And Heyer, Robert)

Bullet Bandit 26 

b c Bullet Train - Grand Slam Kitten (Kitten's Joy)

3 8-10
Edgar PaucarTommy Short
6
54344-2
i
6
Blue, orange stripes on white sleeves, blue cap (Blazing Meadows Farm Llc And Zahler, Gerald E)

Captain Riley 14 

ch c Talent Search - Frozen Dinner (Formal Dinner)

3 8-10
Jaime RodriguezTimothy Hamm
7
50762-
i
7
Blue, blue diamonds, white sash, blue diamonds on white sleeves (Michael Hamilton)

Rocket Warrior 31 

gr/ g Graydar - Highwaytohappiness (Catienus)

3 8-10
Euclyn Jr PrenticeA Garcia
8
575464-
i
8
Purple, lime green diamond belt (Cobb, Amber And Hook, Paul)

Quality Island 29 

b c Quality Road - Island Hop (Dynaformer)

3 8-10
T HoughtonAmber Cobb
9
8853-
i
9
Black, pink pegasus, pink and black quartered sleeves, black cap (Thestral Stables Llc)

Vermillion Blaze 29 

dk g E Z's Gentleman - What About Maeve (Minardi)

3 8-10
Walter De La CruzJason Dacosta
Verdict

CAPTAIN RILEY has improved his form recently and looks more than capable of getting off the mark at the eighth attempt. Vermillion Blaze and Bullet Bandit look best of the remainder.

20:04 Mahoning Valley (USA) (Dirt) 16 Jan 2018

Race 6 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,993 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Abandoned
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
38745-6
i
1
Burgundy, black horse (Rodney Moyers)

Misty Spirit 7 

b f Colonel John - High Mist (Olmodavor)

4 8-12
Walter De La CruzRodney Moyers
2
143179-
i
2
Green and white halved, green and red halved sleeves (Emily Szczepanski)

Ruby Lion 24 

dk m American Lion - Ruby Friday (Distinctive Pro)

D
5 8-12
Juan VelezEmily Szczepanski
3
785949-
i
3
Blue, Blue Cap (Shady Lady Stable LLC)

Hot Flash 21 

gr/ m Imperialism - Blue Flash (Deputy Minister)

D
6 8-12
Brandon WhitacreRachael Maddox
4
45123-9
i
4
Black, white braces, red spot (John Capellini)

North Latitude 14 

dk m Henrythenavigator - Kimber Lily (Sunday Break)

D
5 8-12
Kirk JohnsonJohn Capellini
5
294248-
i
5
Blue, gold hoop, gold hoop on sleeves (Radcliffe Racing Stable)

May Pen 24 

ch m Wilko - Synergy (Sweetsouthernsaint)

D
7 8-12
Christian PilaresNorman Tomlinson
6
78190-0
i
6
Grey, scarlet collar and cuffs (John Corriveau)

Angelsmadisongrace 14 

ch m Graeme Hall - Lauren's Angel (Saint Ballado)

D
6 8-12
Marco CcamaqueGary Welsh
7
37600-4
i
7
Red, white hoops (Jerry Ray)

Don't Hold Me Now 14 

dk m Hold Me Back - Daddy's Vixen (Saarland)

D
5 8-12
Luciano HernandezAndrew Tumblin
8
365324-
i
8
White, red ball, white sleeves (My Friend Racing Stud)

Hollywood Vixen 52 

b m Mike Fox - Hollywood Ending (Eagle Eyed)

D
5 8-12
Jaime RodriguezIvan Vazquez
9
91568-3
i
9
Blue & Red Halves (Olivo Inirio)

Dame Amour 6 

ch m Alphabet Soup - Mutual Fund (Notebook)

D
5 8-12
Luis GonzalezOlivo Inirio
10
23665-4
i
10
Red, silver stars on black sleeves (Scott Clayton)

Terrific Play 8 

b f Terrific Storm - Key Play (Northern Afleet)

D
4 8-12
Ashley KauffmanJevon Crumley
Verdict

HOLLYWOOD VIXEN has been running well enough of late to suggest that a race of this nature can go her way. That said, Dame Amour and Don't Hold Me Now also warrant consideration.

20:33 Mahoning Valley (USA) (Dirt) 16 Jan 2018

Race 7 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,489 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Abandoned
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
34591-8
i
1
Purple, 'horse in sunset' (Siesta Thoroughbred Racing)

Tilt The Balance 13 

dk m Purge - Woodside (Forestry)

D
7 8-12
Luis QuinonesRichard Zielinski
2
61682-9
i
2
Maroon, Grey Diamonds On Sleeves (Robert Priest)

Ralla's Rally 13 

b m Pass Rush - Ralla (Roar)

D BF
5 8-12
Jaime RodriguezSergio Baez
3
316249-
i
3
Blue, red ball, grey bars on sleeves (Jay Bernardini)

Snippets Of Time 31 

ch m Wando - Hideout (Dixie Union)

D
8 8-12
Erik BarbaranJay Bernardini
4
166621-
i
4
Orange, white circled 's', white blocks on sleeves (Shane Spiess)

Devil N Lace 21 

gr/ m Equality - Everglide (Pauliano)

D
9 9-0
T HoughtonShane Spiess
5
27396-7
i
5
Red, White Hoops, Red And White Hooped Cap (Gary Welsh)

Crazy Wild Bess 13 

dk m Scipion - Real Property (Real Quiet)

D
6 8-12
Hector BerriosGary Welsh
6
535317-
i
6
Green, copper hoop, copper hoop on sleeves (O'mally, Neal And Zielinski, Richard)

Queen Of Spring 27 

dk m Spring At Last - Queen's Command (Sir Cat)

D
6 8-12
Addiel AyalaRichard Zielinski
7
521230-
i
7
Blue, white stripes on sleeves (Ceccato, Sharon And Ten N Change Stable, Llc)

Hot Cross Buns 42 

b m Singing Saint - Rice Pudding (Doneraile Court)

D
6 8-12
Kirk JohnsonSharon Ceccato
8
12479-5
i
8
Yellow, pink braces, teal bars on sleeves (Donaciano Gonzalez)

Mochima 13 

dk m Wildcat Heir - Starship Squaw (Cherokee Run)

D
6 8-12
Roberto HowellPablo Torres
9
153154-
i
9
Lime green, blue hoops on sleeves, blue cap (Loooch Racing Stables, Inc)

Starnilla 34 

dk m Good and Tough - Vanilla Whirl (Island Whirl)

D
6 8-12
Luis RiveraJeffrey Radosevich
10
26351-0
i
10
White, light blue, dark blue sash (Angel Sanchez)

Absolute Paradise 13 

b m Any Given Saturday - Gentle Grace (Woodman)

D
8 8-12
Luis GonzalezPablo Torres
Verdict

SNIPPETS OF TIME has the best overall form on offer and could have too much early pace for this bunch. Devil N Lace and Starnilla are also fancied to be up there.

21:02 Mahoning Valley (USA) (Dirt) 16 Jan 2018

Race 8 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,930 - 12 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Abandoned
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
126652-
i
1
White, orange stripes, orange sleeves (Kermit Burton)

My Sweet Reward 20 

dk f Warrior's Reward - Indefinable (Storm Cat)

D BF
4 8-12 b
Luis QuinonesAaron West
2
578686-
i
2
Blue & Red Halves (Olivo Inirio)

Dona Maritza 24 

b m Zanjero - Icy Pi (Wild Wonder)

D
7 8-12
Roberto HowellOlivo Inirio
3
288374-
i
3
Red, red cap (Christi Flores)

Afleet's Dividend 24 

dk m Afleet Alex - Duffel (Private Terms)

7 8-12
Luciano HernandezChristi Flores
4
124587-
i
4
Blue, white stripes on sleeves (Ceccato, Sharon And Ten N Change Stable, Llc)

Quiet Carly O 38 

dk m Andiron - Quiet Heiress (Richter Scale)

D
5 8-12
Kirk JohnsonSharon Ceccato
5
563164-
i
5
Lime green, blue hoops on sleeves, blue cap (Loooch Racing Stables, Inc)

Reward's Girl 38 

b f Warrior's Reward - Our Girl Magic (Belong To Me)

D
4 8-12 b
Luis ColonJeffrey Radosevich
6
880815-
i
6
Green, copper hoop, copper hoop on sleeves (Richard Zielinski)

La Leoncita 20 

b f American Lion - Petite Bear (Officer)

D
4 8-12
Edgar PaucarRichard Zielinski
7
5170/87-
i
7
Green, lime green sleeves (Anna Chambless)

Not Included 104 

b m Include - Northern Harbor (Northern Afleet)

8 8-12
Yuri YarangaT Haehn
8
472340-
i
8
Lime green, turquoise blocks on sleeves (Mitre Box Stable)

Port Maria 204 

dk f Where's the Ring - Lunar Linda (Perigee Moon)

D
4 8-12
Erik BarbaranJay Bernardini
9
564324-
i
9
Purple, yellow diamond (Donovan, Holly And Ivan Vazquez Racing Stable)

Spanish Candy 35 

b m Spaniard - Sweet And Clever (Mr. Greeley)

D BF
5 8-12
Luis GonzalezIvan Vazquez
10
935616-
i
10
Red, white, black blocks (Carlos Inirio)

Shakin Em Down 29 

b m Arrested - Pampered Lady (French Envoy)

D
5 8-12
Christian PilaresCarlos Inirio
11
433418-
i
11
Purple, black star (Michelle Helms)

Navigatethebridle 29 

b m Henrythenavigator - Referendum (Unbridled)

D
5 8-12
Megan FadlovichEddie Clouston
12
12734-6
i
12
Red, white dots (Theresia Mahan)

Minecraftbully 14 

dk f Benny the Bull - Star From Argent (Sabre d'Argent)

D
4 8-12
Orlando MojicaJoseph Mahan
Verdict

Spanish Candy and Reward's Girl both arrive in solid form and are worthy of respect, but the vote goes to MY SWEET REWARD, as her recent second looks fairly strong form in the context of this event.