17:45 Mahoning Valley (USA) (Dirt) 21 Feb 2018

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $8,064 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

1m

Sloppy (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
552-237
i
1
Blue & Red Halves (Olivo Inirio)

Off The Chain 11 

ch g Shackleford - S S Pinafore (Street Sense)

D
4 8-12
Orlando MojicaOlivo Inirio
2
2164-73
i
2
salmon, grey blocks on sleeves, salmon cap (R A Hill Stable And Weaver, George)

Disco Outlaw 18 

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

3 8-4
Jaime RodriguezAmber Cobb
3
87522-3
i
3
Yellow, black ball (Fernando Silva)

E Z Moon 43 

b g E Z's Gentleman - Lunar Fest (Lunarpal)

D
5 8-12
Hector Jr RosarioFernando Silva
4
5644-15
i
4
Blue, white blocks (Ruberto Racing Stable, Inc)

It's My Way 31 

b g Tizway - Malabar Star (Malabar Gold)

D
3 8-4
T HoughtonLouis Jr Ruberto
5
9550-16
i
5
Burgundy, black horse (Rodney Moyers)

Taurus C 11 

b g Astrology - Doris' Diamond (Monarchos)

D
3 8-6
Brandon WhitacreRodney Moyers
6
157526-
i
6
Orange, green shamrock, orange and green stripe on white sleeves (Irish Charm Thoroughbreds Llc)

Wilko Freeway 71 

ch g Wilko - Mylaar (Madraar)

4 8-12
Walter De La CruzGary Johnson
7
6264-18
i
7
Pink, black heart, black hearts and cuffs on sleeves (Old School Thoroughbreds, Llc)

Skeleton Key 16 

dk g Boastful - Mintess (Kris S.)

D
4 8-12
Edgar PaucarMichael Grace
Verdict

WILKO FREEWAY comes into this having run well below par last time, but he looks capable of a return to form at the main expense of Off The Chain and E Z Moon.

18:12 Mahoning Valley (USA) (Dirt) 21 Feb 2018

Race 2 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,237 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

1m 70y

Sloppy (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
23489-9
i
1
Gold, gold stars on black sleeves (Karin Thompson)

Uncle Jimmy 18 

b g Uncle Mo - Cookngoodlookn (Awesome Again)

5 9-0
Marco CcamaqueDaniel Thompson
2
4005-06
i
2
Red, grey maple leaf, grey hoops on sleeves (Lori Yoder)

Venture Road 15 

dk g Portobello Road - Humble Brenda (Harperstown)

D
6 9-0
Roberto HowellLori Yoder
3
470-202
i
3
Lime green, blue diamond hoop, blue armlets (Ricardo Bailey)

Hoarder 15 

b g Super Saver - Bandora (Dixieland Band)

6 9-0
Luis QuinonesRicardo Bailey
4
638-794
i
4
White, orange hoops (Jason Dacosta)

Uncorked Spirit 22 

ch g Strut The Stage - Stormin Wife (Stormin Fever)

BF
6 9-0
Walter De La CruzJason Dacosta
5
356-735
i
5
Purple, lime green diamond belt (Amber Cobb)

Bold Senator 9 

dk g Catienus - Love Strikes (Smart Strike)

D
7 9-0
Hector BerriosAmber Cobb
6
86420-0
i
6
White, royal blue diamond, royal blue sleeves, white cap (John Hayek)

Nightbar 29 

dk g Midnight Lute - Lilliput (Tsunami Slew)

5 9-0
Edgar PaucarEddie Clouston
7
0465-64
i
7
Blue, white stripes on sleeves (Ceccato, Sharon And Ten N Change Stable, Llc)

Medallicious 15 

dk g Medallist - Philly Gal (Doneraile Court)

D
7 9-0
Kirk JohnsonSharon Ceccato
Verdict

UNCORKED SPIRIT has been rather disappointing of late but looks capable of bouncing back to his best here at the expense of Hoarder and Medallicious.

18:40 Mahoning Valley (USA) (Dirt) 21 Feb 2018

Race 3 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $14,112 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

1m

Sloppy (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
13334-7
i
1
Purple, yellow spot, black bars on white sleeves (Mast Thoroughbreds LLC)

Skip Royale 16 

ch g City Weekend - Spend Away (Skip Away)

D
5 8-12
T HoughtonRobert Gorham
2
28166-9
i
2
Gold, Black Chevron (Blazing Meadows Farm LLC)

Bam What 11 

b g Regal Ransom - Gullible (Yes It's True)

D
5 8-12
Irwin RosendoTimothy Hamm
3
52252-6
i
3
Red, white blocks, red sleeves (Adleta, Robert L And Obrecht, Rolf)

Farmer Steve 11 

dk g Stephen Got Even - Laura Lynn (Captain Bodgit)

D
7 8-12
Orlando MojicaJoseph Poole
4
133731-
i
4
White, black circled 'ok', red stripes (Charles Golden)

Johnny Utah 91 

dk g Jazil - Ela Enta (Royal Applause)

6 8-12
Noel VigilJohn Brown
5
73460-3
i
5
Blue, white dots, blue and gold halved sleeves (Scioto Farm)

Mound 16 

ch g Mercer Mill - Scioto Bootski (Storm Boot)

D
6 8-12
Yuri YarangaIvan Vazquez
6
77417-1
i
6
Turquoise, pink cap (Keys To Riches Stable)

Sunshine's Son Bob 14 

dk g After Market - Li'lbito'sunshine (Dixieland Heat)

D
6 8-12
Walter De La CruzShane Meyers
7
73013-1
i
7
Blue, white stars on red sleeves (Paul Groves)

Geppetto 8 

ch g Mercer Mill - Scioto Bootski (Storm Boot)

D
7 8-12
Keivan SerranoRichard Vickers
Verdict

BAM WHAT has been running below par on his last couple of starts but will prove a lot happier down in class. Skip Royale and Sunshine's Son Bob both merit respect on their recent form.

19:08 Mahoning Valley (USA) (Dirt) 21 Feb 2018

Race 4 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,363 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

1m 70y

Sloppy (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
5221-96
i
1
Blue, black diablo, black horses head, black diamonds on sleeves (J Crumley Racing, Llc)

Hard Headed 16 

ch m Thewayyouare - Any Old Port (Seattle Sleet)

D
7 8-12
Ashley KauffmanJevon Crumley
2
8686-07
i
2
Blue & Red Halves (Olivo Inirio)

Dona Maritza 8 

b m Zanjero - Icy Pi (Wild Wonder)

Non Runner
3
52588-5
i
3
Blue, gold sash, blue armlets on gold sleeves (Ramon Salcedo)

Scentsation 11 

dk m Caiman - Miner's Friend (Miner's Mark)

D
6 8-12
Gabriel LagunesRamon Salcedo
4
85216-4
i
4
Red, red bars, black sleeves (Israel Garcia)

Rebel Lioness 11 

b m Rebellion - Ecouter (Smart Strike)

D
7 8-12
Christian PilaresIsrael Garcia
5
5421-63
i
5
Black, white lightning bolt (Sydney Fried)

Monba Number Five 18 

gr/ m Monba - Nice Dilemma (Silver Deputy)

5 8-12
Jaime RodriguezEmily Szczepanski
6
99118/0
i
6
Blue, blue cap (Raut Llc)

Wild Paris 20 

b m Pleasantly Perfect - Paris Wild Cat (Storm Cat)

D
6 8-12
Edgar PaucarGennadi Dorochenko
7
5617-89
i
7
Green, white sash, white bars on sleeves (Ronald Newlun)

Eildon Hall 18 

b m Alumni Hall - Branksome Hall (Regal Classic)

D
9 8-12
Megan FadlovichRonald Newlun
8
7536-23
i
8
Red, white, black blocks (Carlos Inirio)

Wild Kard Kowgirl 11 

ch m Kodiak Kowboy - Top Card (Go For Gin)

D
5 8-12
Orlando MojicaCarlos Inirio
Verdict

WILD PARIS returned from a two-year spell off the track with a poor effort but that is likely to have blown the cobwebs away and she can pick up where she left off. Wild Kard Cowgirl and Monba Number Five look the most likely threats to the selection.

19:36 Mahoning Valley (USA) (Dirt) 21 Feb 2018

Race 5 - Claiming (3YO plus)

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

5

6f

Sloppy (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
2246-12
i
1
White, green triangle, white diamonds on sleeves, green cap (Jak Racing Llc)

Past Talk 25 

ch f Backtalk - Pasarela (Action This Day)

D
4 8-12
Brandon WhitacreBart Barnes
2
76923-4
i
2
Lime, lime cap (Dave Casalinova)

Beautiful Nite Sky 43 

b f Astrology - Bella Silver (Silver Deputy)

D BF
4 8-12
Christian PilaresTina Casalinova
3
4556-55
i
3
Yellow, red diamond hoop (Jill Sweeting)

Making History 15 

b m Proud Citizen - Wicked Beauty (Vindication)

5 8-12
Luis GonzalezCraig Sweeting
4
5113-70
i
4
Blue, red ball (Ralph Singleton)

Invoice Me 25 

dk m Gun Power - Sultry Danse (Sultry Song)

D
5 8-12
T HoughtonCraig Sweeting
5
1414-38
i
5
Purple, lime green diamond belt (Amber Cobb)

Itsgoodinthehood 25 

gr/ m Old Fashioned - So Much Fun (Speightstown)

D
5 8-12
Jaime RodriguezAmber Cobb
6
11565-6
i
6
Blue, white stars on red sleeves (Paul Groves)

Whats Your Dream 15 

dk f Maimonides - Nofashionsense (Sweetsouthernsaint)

4 8-12
Keivan SerranoRichard Vickers
7
42171-4
i
7
Pink, lime green chevrons, lime green stars on sleeves (Elizabeth Feight)

Twirling Princess 25 

dk m Leroidesanimaux - Twirl (Darn That Alarm)

D
5 8-12
Luis QuinonesDaniel Thompson
8
316-207
i
8
Teal, black vertical stripe, black chevrons on sleeves, black cap (Ron Dowdy)

Zoey D 15 

ch m Wilburn - Ring Of Faith (Consolidator)

D
5 8-12
Hector BerriosShane Spiess
Verdict

PAST TALK has been much improved the last twice and can continue her run of form to take this at the expense of Twirling Princess, who herself was a handy winner two starts back. Beautiful Nite Sky is a consistent alternative.

20:04 Mahoning Valley (USA) (Dirt) 21 Feb 2018

Race 6 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $8,820 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

6f

Sloppy (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
21154-5
i
1
Burgundy, black horse (Rodney Moyers)

Calidez 7 

b f Spring At Last - Spina (During)

4 8-12
Brandon WhitacreRodney Moyers
2
1152-27
i
2
Blue, white star , white stripes on sleeves (Ten N Change Stable, Llc)

Little Christmas 15 

gr/ m Victor's Cry - Stella Divina (Slew City Slew)

D
5 8-12
Luis RiveraKenneth Marshall
3
5711-46
i
3
Black, hot pink triangle, hot pink seams on sleeves (Ronald Minni)

Bella The Bandit 15 

ch m Bustin Stones - Belongs To Bandit (Belong To Me)

D
7 8-12
Jaime RodriguezAmber Cobb
4
1143-31
i
4
Blue, Blue Cap (John Baird)

Queeb 14 

b m Harlan's Holiday - Watch Smartly (Smart Strike)

D
5 9-0
Charle OliverosJohn Baird
5
216-154
i
5
Maroon, black sash (Jerry Sztendera)

Raise Your L Up 14 

b m Sharp Humor - Raise Devil (Devil His Due)

D
6 8-12
Gabriel LagunesKevin Fletcher
6
423-221
i
6
Pink, black heart, black hearts and cuffs on sleeves (Old School Thoroughbreds, Llc)

Mount Eagle 16 

b m Giacomo - Silver Digger (Iroquois Park)

D
7 8-12
Erik BarbaranMichael Grace
7
351-017
i
7
Orange, black ball, orange star (Angel Sanchez)

Absolute Paradise 14 

b m Any Given Saturday - Gentle Grace (Woodman)

D
8 8-12
Luis GonzalezPablo Torres
8
73281-9
i
8
Red and blue halves, turquoise belt (Kay Reed)

Snuggle Struggle 27 

ch m Five Star Day - Come On Cathy Ann (Langfuhr)

D BF
Non Runner
9
1764-75
i
9
White, red belt, red sleeves (Doering, Mark And David And Gardella, Jeff)

Something Naughty 14 

b m Into Mischief - Gracious Assault (Glitterman)

D
5 8-12
Hector Jr RosarioMark Doering
10
622641-
i
10
Red, white diamonds (Rolf Obrecht)

Carolyn M. 145 

ch m Grand Reward - Mary Carolyn (Rhythm)

D
9 8-12
Orlando MojicaJoseph Poole
11
115574-
i
11
Pink, white hearts (Dawn Bell)

Tia Celia 63 

dk f Archarcharch - Baltic Nations (Seattle Slew)

D
4 8-12 (ow2)
Gilberto SantiagoKevin Monday
Verdict

CAROLYN M. was a handy winner last time and can follow up here. The closely-matched Bella the Bandit, Little Christmas and Queeb can provide the main opposition.

20:33 Mahoning Valley (USA) (Dirt) 21 Feb 2018

Race 7 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,993 - 11 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

1m 70y

Sloppy (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
8190-00
i
1
Blue, white stars, white stars on red sleeves (John Corriveau)

Angelsmadisongrace 25 

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

D
6 8-12
Kirk JohnsonGary Welsh
2
363264-
i
2
black, gold sleeves (J Crumley Racing, Llc And Knuth, Karen)

Ticketoutofhere 148 

gr/ m Senor Swinger - Rock Hard Candy (Richter Scale)

D
6 8-12
T HoughtonJevon Crumley
3
085-847
i
3
Blue, Blue Cap (Baird, John W And Harbison, Rex)

Florida Bay 14 

dk f Friesan Fire - Dyna Two (Dynaformer)

4 8-12
Charle OliverosJohn Baird
4
3576-85
i
4
White, blue ball, blue chevrons on sleeves, white cap (Marion Gorham)

Springtime City 25 

dk m City Weekend - Unusual Spring (Unusual Heat)

D
5 8-12
Christian PilaresRobert Gorham
5
1646-49
i
5
Red, White Hoops, Red And White quartered Cap (Rodney Faulkner)

Crazy Elexis 9 

b f El Padrino - Coastin Along (Scat Daddy)

3 8-4 (ow4)
Hector BerriosRodney Faulkner
6
5324-76
i
6
White, red ball, white sleeves (My Friend Racing Stud)

Hollywood Vixen 14 

b m Mike Fox - Hollywood Ending (Eagle Eyed)

D
5 8-12
Irwin RosendoIvan Vazquez
7
5123-98
i
7
Black, white braces, red spot (John Capellini)

North Latitude 25 

dk m Henrythenavigator - Kimber Lily (Sunday Break)

D
5 8-12
Luis GonzalezJohn Capellini
8
2561-59
i
8
Pink, turquoise circle, pink sleeves, turquoise cuffs (Donald Blankenship)

The Other Boleyn 25 

b f Court Vision - May Surprise (Compadre)

D
4 8-12
Chad MurphyDonald Blankenship
9
5232-41
i
9
White, orange hoops (Jason Dacosta)

Easy Way Out 8 

dk f Harlan's Holiday - Fast Read (Touch Gold)

4 9-0
Walter De La CruzJason Dacosta
10
600-423
i
10
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
11
2752-33
i
11
Black, Red Shield, Red Sleeves (Brooken Brinsfield)

Slow Dance 9 

dk m Mass Media - Dance Special (Theatrical)

D
6 8-12
Brandon WhitacreBrooken Brinsfield
Verdict

EASY WAY OUT was a useful winner by a three-length margin last time and she can follow up here. Don't Hold Me Now is a consistent rival to note, while Slow Dance has done little wrong and could capitalise on any chinks in the selection's armour.

21:02 Mahoning Valley (USA) (Dirt) 21 Feb 2018

Race 8 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,930 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

1m

Sloppy (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
918-777
i
1
Black, red diamond, black seams on red sleeves (Sara Stanoszek)

Melissa's Gal 20 

gr/ m Unbridled Energy - Gals Night Out (Outflanker)

D
5 8-12
T HoughtonSara Stanoszek
2
6733-64
i
2
Turquoise, white sash, white stripes on sleeves (George Landsberger)

Global Warning 8 

b m China Grind - Bay Street Barbara (Victory Gallop)

D
5 8-12
Brian HollingsworthGeorge Landsberger
3
461790-
i
3
Pink, turquoise circle, pink sleeves, turquoise cuffs (Donald Blankenship)

Sly Ranger 129 

b m U S Ranger - Slyka (Stuka)

5 8-12
Kirk JohnsonDonald Blankenship
4
734-635
i
4
Red, white dots (Theresia Mahan)

Minecraftbully 8 

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

4 8-12
Luis GonzalezJoseph Mahan
5
0241-80
i
5
Blue & Red Halves (Olivo Inirio)

Flying To Star 22 

ch f High Cotton - Star Of The Town (Speightstown)

Non Runner
6
323259-
i
6
Blue, Blue Cap (John Baird)

Crafty Indy 71 

ch m Indygo Shiner - Cirque View (Crafty Prospector)

D
6 8-12
Charle OliverosJohn Baird
7
654165-
i
7
White, orange hoops (Jason Dacosta)

Centr Of The Stage 66 

dk f Algorithms - Yon Van Dance (Yonaguska)

3 8-4
Walter De La CruzJason Dacosta
8
98534-9
i
8
Pink, black heart, black hearts and cuffs on sleeves (Old School Thoroughbreds, Llc)

Love Totem 21 

b f Adios Charlie - Love A Parade (Leading the Parade)

4 8-12
Edgar PaucarMichael Grace
9
4324-43
i
9
Purple, yellow diamond (Donovan, Holly And Ivan Vazquez Racing Stable)

Spanish Candy 8 

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

5 8-12
Megan FadlovichIvan Vazquez
10
2340-53
i
10
Orange, white diamonds (Mitre Box Stable)

Port Maria 8 

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

4 8-12
Erik BarbaranJay Bernardini
Verdict

The consistent PORT MARIA can continue her progression and take all the beating on this occasion. Spanish Candy looks the main danger and is a consistent contender, while it would be no surprise if Global Warning got involved.