00:00 Mountaineer (USA) 20 Aug 2018

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $7,560 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

4f 110y

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
354253-
i
1
Red, red cap (Burton Sipp)

Urduwaaz 272 

b h Invasor - Ijaaza (Storm Cat)

D
6 8-8
Ricardo BarriosBurton Sipp
2
756-928
i
2
White, white cap (Adel Salim)

Royal Silk 15 

dk g Silk Broker - Royal Focus (American Standard)

D
7 8-8
Erik BarbaranJay Bernardini
3
326-561
i
3
Blue, blue cap (Burton Sipp)

Gee Pea Ess 32 

b g Candy Ride - Navigator (Stormy Atlantic)

D
6 8-8
Alex CruzBurton Sipp
4
5-85324
i
4
Yellow, yellow cap (Michelle Helms)

American Cotton 35 

b g High Cotton - Royalesque (Chapel Royal)

4 8-8
Olaf HernandezEddie Clouston
5
072954
i
5
Black, black cap (Jared Cheeks)

Red Hot Looks 10 

ch g Bring the Heat - Take A Look (Unreal Zeal)

D
5 8-8
Adrian FloresJared Cheeks
6
33-6773
i
6
Lime, lime cap (Sharp, Marc J And Penoyer, Gary D)

Honor Ronoh 32 

b g Double Honor - Strawberry Vixen (Wolf Power)

D
8 8-8
Luis QuinonesWalter Bish
7
421115
i
7
Red, Red Cap (Baird, John W And Harbison, Rex)

Pence 11 

b g Cape Blanco - French Madam (Rahy)

D
4 8-8
Ajhari WilliamsJohn Baird
8
8-83335
i
8
Yellow, black stripes (Royal Oak Farm)

Hot Special 32 

ch g Amwaal - Truly Special (Feu d'Enfer)

D
7 8-8
Kevin GonzalezJennifer Johnson
9
747365
i
9
Green, light brown disc, light brown sleeves (Joseph Topper)

Argot 25 

dk g Stroll - Argue (Storm Cat)

D
5 8-8
Charle OliverosJr Ralph Comi,
Verdict

Pence cannot be given up on after his winning run came to an end here recently, but GEE PEA ESS was most impressive when beating the reopposing Royal Silk by almost six lengths last month and he looks the one to be on. American Cotton can also get competitive.

00:22 Mountaineer (USA) 20 Aug 2018

Race 2 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $5,733 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

5f

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
3551-83
i
1
Red, red cap (L Cox)

Freefourbelle 26 

dk g Freefourinternet - Blue Bonnet Belle (With Approval)

D
10 8-8
Olaf HernandezL Cox
2
3244-92
i
2
White, white cap (Loren Cox)

Bold Wolf 26 

ch g Bold Anthony - Wolf Trail (Superbity)

D BF
11 8-8
Wilkin OrtizLoren Cox
3
2-56446
i
3
Blue, blue cap (Mitre Box Stable)

Mini Cosmo 43 

gr/ g Unbridled Energy - Eyedontblink (El Corredor)

D
6 8-8
Erik BarbaranJay Bernardini
4
51-2411
i
4
Yellow, yellow cap (William Hackney)

All About Ready 26 

dk g Ready's Image - No Stopping (Unbridled)

D
5 8-11
Noel VigilWilliam Hackney
5
13246-7
i
5
Black, black cap (Darla Ball)

Splendid Behavior 26 

dk g Wildcat Heir - Choobloo (Bolger)

D
11 8-8
Kevin GonzalezDarla Ball
6
133454
i
6
Lime, lime cap (Burton Sipp)

Bases Loaded 35 

ch g Songandaprayer - National Pastime (Polish Numbers)

D
6 8-8
Alex CruzBurton Sipp
7
9-14111
i
7
Red, white hoops (Marcus Marashian)

Buddy Be Good 27 

ch g Eddington - Perpetual motion (Kingmambo)

D
9 8-11
Charle OliverosRobert Inman
8
266065
i
8
Yellow, yellow cap (Paula Zameroski)

Savethetangoforme 25 

b g Orientate - Final Tango (Danehill)

D
11 8-8
Alex GonzalezShawn Fairman
9
69-7146
i
9
Blue, blue cap (Linda Barker)

Forced Motion 26 

b g Henrythenavigator - Great Connection (Dayjur)

D
5 8-8
Luis QuinonesJames Barker
10
0-27343
i
10
Black, Red Circle, Gold Bars On Sleeves (Steve Prain)

My Henry 32 

dk g Wilburn - Deep In My Heart (Rahy)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

BUDDY BE GOOD arrives in the form of his career having completed a hat-trick here last month and is difficult to get away from in his present mood. All About Ready and Bold Wolf head the list of dangers.

00:44 Mountaineer (USA) 20 Aug 2018

Race 3 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $5,922 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

7f

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
7/4-1525
i
1
Red, red cap (Charles Boyne)

Political Victory 11 

b m Political Force - Equity Fund (Equality)

6 8-8
Luis QuinonesTara Reffner
2
914697
i
2
White, white cap (Ray Wargacki)

Joyous Evelyn 19 

ch m Kitten's Joy - Palooza (Hennessy)

5 8-8
Alex GonzalezBarbara Sauer
3
354636
i
3
Blue, blue cap (Jay Armstrong)

Screen Vision 41 

b f Court Vision - Soul Of Hollywood (Perfect Soul)

4 8-8
Adrian FloresJay Armstrong
4
825524
i
4
Yellow, yellow cap (Kevin Monday)

Tiz All Biz 18 

b m Tizdejavu - Wings of Dreams (Sovereign Dancer)

5 8-8
Kevin GonzalezKevin Monday
5
549383
i
5
Black, black cap (Alexis Lopez)

Taco Wayne's Shot 7 

ch f Trappe Shot - Creative Design (Stravinsky)

4 8-8
Gilberto SantiagoAlexis Cordero
6
392515
i
6
Lime, lime cap (John Dehart)

Athena's Revenge 56 

b f Wildcat Heir - Mitasunke (Closing Argument)

D
3 8-4 (ow3)
Keivan SerranoAlex Rendon
7
340437
i
7
Red, red cap (Brooken Brinsfield)

Space Angel 14 

dk m Cosmonaut - Fiona's Victory (Yankee Victor)

7 8-8
Ricardo BarriosBrooken Brinsfield
8
545746
i
8
Yellow, black stripes (Kevin Fields)

Star Stella 12 

b m Stephen Got Even - Kristina Stella (Grand Slam)

5 8-8 (ow2)
Jose LeonKevin Fields
9
435542
i
9
Green, orange braces, green and orange hooped cap (Burton Sipp)

Team Astrology 35 

b f Astrology - Ruby Flame (Fusaichi Pegasus)

4 8-8
Alex CruzBurton Sipp
10
212313
i
10
Black, Black Cap (Terry Hutto)

Holy Chrome 11 

ch m Garnered - Paulabelle (Eskimo)

D
5 8-11
Luis BatistaGeoffrey Dixon
Verdict

HOLY CHROME just doesn't know how to run badly at this level and looks the safe bet in what is otherwise a trappy heat. Taco Wayne's Shot and Tiz All Biz can also get competitive.

01:06 Mountaineer (USA) 20 Aug 2018

Race 4 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,552 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

1m

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
532642
i
1
Red, red cap (Glockenburg Llc)

Dragunov 13 

b g Harlan's Holiday - Charismatic Lady (End Sweep)

D
5 8-8
Luis QuinonesPavel Vashchenko
2
260-379
i
2
White, white cap (Burton Sipp)

Go Trumpy Go 14 

dk g War Front - Vision in blue (Bluegrass Cat)

D
6 8-8
Alex CruzBurton Sipp
3
6-46821
i
3
Blue, blue cap (Laura Stack)

Autumn Leaf Fall 56 

gr/ h Value Plus - Mons Meg (Cat's Career)

D
5 8-8
Ricardo BarriosRobert Fiesman
4
156485
i
4
Yellow, yellow cap (Paul Overholt)

Kentucky Kitten 13 

b c Kitten's Joy - Granny Ramsey (Empire Maker)

D
3 8-4 (ow3)
Keivan SerranoPaul Overholt
5
580-988
i
5
Black, black cap (D And D Stable)

El Gato Felix B 49 

b g Harlan's Holiday - Risk (Wavering Monarch)

4 8-8
Wilkin OrtizRafael Ramos
6
613-327
i
6
Lime, lime cap (Mitre Box Stable)

Viski Jones 43 

ch g Smarty Jones - Viski (Peteski)

D
5 8-8
Erik BarbaranJay Bernardini
7
421421
i
7
Red, red cap (Sterling Farm Wv Llc And Shade, Barbara)

Sterling General 36 

dk g Gandhi - Reece Land (Deputy Commander)

4 8-8
Ramon MaldonadoRonney Brown
8
373224
i
8
Yellow, yellow cap (Steve Prain)

General Max 20 

b h Congaree - Fortune In Gold (Secret Romeo)

D
5 8-8
Wayne BarnettPatrick White
9
758752
i
9
Green, orange braces (Rendon, Alex And Gonzalez, Raidel)

Gran Tepuy 12 

b g Leroidesanimaux - Lady Cheryl (Williamstown)

D
5 8-8
Kevin GonzalezAlex Rendon
Verdict

STERLING GENERAL has won two of his last four starts and gets the nod here despite having a bit more on his plate than when winning comfortably at Charles Town latest. Viski Jones and Dragunov are others to consider.

01:28 Mountaineer (USA) (Dirt) 20 Aug 2018

Race 5 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $3,969 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
666-251
i
1
Red, red cap (Mark Yagour, Inc)

Empty Prize 27 

ch g Pure Prize - Beatsanemptystall (Broken Vow)

D
5 8-11
Luciano HernandezRandy Bayley
2
3653-24
i
2
White, white cap (Michelle Helms)

Rarified Air 12 

gr/ g Trappe Shot - Jolie's Julia (West By West)

D
4 8-8
Erik BarbaranEddie Clouston
3
416016
i
3
Blue, blue cap (Nicholas Hudak)

Bigger And Better 13 

ch g Big Brown - Stellar Vision (Pollard's Vision)

D
3 8-7
Noel VigilGary Welsh
4
233121
i
4
Yellow, yellow cap (Harold Fullerton)

True Lime 14 

b g Limehouse - Longwood Lady (Is It True)

D
5 8-11
Olaf HernandezJ Baird
5
7476-67
i
5
Black, black cap (Betty Zircher)

Raging Lord 63 

ch g Tannersmyman - Ma Ka Bet (Artax)

D
7 8-8
Alex GonzalezRobert Zircher
6
551383
i
6
Lime, lime cap (Burton Sipp)

Rushin To Judge 26 

b g Rushin' to Altar - Judge This (Rockport Harbor)

D
4 8-8
Alex CruzBurton Sipp
7
5133-48
i
7
Red, White Hoops (Michelle Helms)

Dads Party 28 

b c The Daddy - Party With Paris (Include)

D
4 8-8
Ramon MaldonadoBrandon Ates
8
441265
i
8
Yellow, black stripes, yellow and black quartered cap (Dave Treharne)

Quick And Furious 26 

dk g Get Rich Quick - Gilgotagalmal (West Acre)

D
5 8-8
Charle OliverosSilvano Gonzalez
Verdict

TRUE LIME arrives in good form having won two of his last three and gets a confident vote ahead of Bigger And Better and Empty Prize.

01:50 Mountaineer (USA) (Dirt) 20 Aug 2018

Race 6 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $4,284 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
051356
i
1
Red, red cap (J D P Racing)

Love Rules All 18 

dk g Tribal Rule - Exquisite Love (Bertrando)

D
7 8-8
Wayne BarnettDonald Blankenship
2
414352
i
2
White, white cap (Mitre Box Stable)

Woolley Allen 40 

dk g Gary D - Shesagoodacre (West Acre)

D
4 8-8
Erik BarbaranJay Bernardini
3
123175
i
3
Blue, blue cap (Guy Tauzin)

Alycar Flash 11 

dk g With Distinction - Sexy Seattle (Mining)

D
5 8-8
Noel VigilGuy Tauzin
4
61-2188
i
4
Yellow, yellow cap (Michelle Helms)

Malibu Mogul 40 

b g Malibu Moon - Perfectly Pretty (Bertrando)

D
6 8-8
Olaf HernandezEddie Clouston
5
0-77317
i
5
Black, black cap (Carrol Langley)

Dorothy's Diamond 14 

ch g Oratory - Hester Prynne (Colonial Affair)

D
11 8-8
Luciano HernandezRhonda Langley
6
32-2331
i
6
Lime, lime cap (Linda Barker)

Bullzaboy 32 

dk g Holy Bull - Feisty Cherokee (Cherokee Run)

D
10 8-8
Luis QuinonesJames Barker
Verdict

Bullzaboy arrives in good form and cannot be dismissed, but there was plenty to like about WOOLLEY ALLEN's latest second-placed effort and he edges the vote. Malibu Mogul can also have his say.

02:12 Mountaineer (USA) (Dirt) 20 Aug 2018

Race 7 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $4,095 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
38-7443
i
1
Red, red cap (Harold Fullerton)

Ischia 26 

b m Windsor Castle - Team Webster (Alydeed)

D
5 8-8
Olaf HernandezJ Baird
2
403441
i
2
White, white cap (Roberto Baca)

Famille Trois 14 

ch f Eddington - Trois Famille (Quest)

D
4 8-11
Luciano HernandezRoberto Baca
3
564255
i
3
Blue, blue cap (Ruben De Jesus)

Sensationalsatrday 9 

ch m Any Given Saturday - Saffronista (Ecton Park)

D
6 8-8
Luis BatistaAlexis Cordero
4
147929
i
4
Yellow, yellow cap (Michelle Helms)

Give Me The Money 39 

ch f To Honor And Serve - Church Camp (Forest Camp)

D
4 8-8
Ramon MaldonadoEddie Clouston
5
82-3566
i
5
Black, black cap (Burton Sipp)

Burning Bluegrass 28 

b m Bluegrass Cat - Helena Handbasket (Red Bullet)

D BF
6 8-8
Alex CruzBurton Sipp
6
04-8856
i
6
Lime, lime cap (Jamie Chacaltana)

Kelmack 14 

ch m E Dubai - Di's Delight (French Deputy)

Non Runner
7
148614
i
7
Red, White Hoops (Michelle Helms)

Marie Joelle 26 

b f Algorithms - Maria's Legend (Maria's Mon)

D
4 8-8
Erik BarbaranBrandon Ates
Verdict

FAMILLE TROIS won comfortably in this grade here recently and connections have found their filly another good opening. She can go in again at the main expense of Marie Joelle and Sensationalsatrday.

02:34 Mountaineer (USA) (Dirt) 20 Aug 2018

Race 8 - Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $13,041 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
721-171
i
1
Red, red cap (J Baird)

I'm Machen Too 11 

ch g Machen - Cobra Connie (Southern Image)

D
4 8-11
Erik BarbaranJ Baird
2
765-571
i
2
White, white cap (J Baird)

Brain Surgeon 18 

b g During - Mensa Mama (Aptitude)

D
Non Runner
3
424723
i
3
Blue, blue cap (Shawn Marks)

Rhondoo 15 

b g Regal Ransom - Indian Charlize (Old Topper)

D
4 8-8
Luciano HernandezDeborah Marks
4
2-84431
i
4
Yellow, yellow cap (Silverton Hill LLC)

With The Wind 45 

b g Great Notion - Without (Unbridled)

4 8-8
Adrian FloresJeff Runco
5
133563
i
5
Black, black cap (Warm Springs Racing)

Truffles And Gold 9 

dk g Windsor Castle - Saison D'or (Tour D'Or)

4 8-8
Maximo ChiloAnthony Lucas
6
142344
i
6
Lime, lime cap (Elizabeth Meehan)

Fairweather Friend 8 

gr/ g Fiber Sonde - Salony (Two Smart)

4 8-8
Grant WhitacreElizabeth Meehan
Verdict

I'M MACHEN TOO got up late showing a willing attitude in a similar heat here recently and, still very much an unexposed quantity, there could be more to come from him. Fairweather Friend heads the list of dangers from With The Wind.

02:56 Mountaineer (USA) (Dirt) 20 Aug 2018

Race 9 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $3,969 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

9

1m 70y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
2-67758
i
1
Red, red cap (Robert Inman)

Stereo In Motion 11 

b g Ghostzapper - Spy Novel (Broad Brush)

D
9 8-11
Luis QuinonesRobert Inman
2
557363
i
2
White, white cap (Karin Thompson)

Uncle Jimmy 13 

b g Uncle Mo - Cookngoodlookn (Awesome Again)

5 8-11
Charle OliverosDaniel Thompson
3
960-754
i
3
Blue, blue cap (Shawn Marks)

Mountain Gulch 13 

ch g Gulch - Brazen Virtue (Storm Broker)

D
11 8-11
Luciano HernandezDeborah Marks
4
346-472
i
4
Yellow, yellow cap (Jay Bernardini)

Can't Catch Me Now 21 

dk g Harlington - Can't Bluff Me (Pine Bluff)

D
8 8-11
Erik BarbaranJay Bernardini
5
341526
i
5
Black, black cap (Robert Pledge)

Marco's Lion 16 

dk g Lion Hearted - Micmaceuse (Lac Ouimet)

7 8-11
Alex GonzalezRobert Pledge
6
503556
i
6
Lime, lime cap (Sara Stanoszek)

Penalty Kill 11 

b g Peaks and Valleys - Mon Ami Amy (Roy)

6 8-11
Jose DavilaSara Stanoszek
7
456-837
i
7
Red, red cap (Joshua Langley)

Mental Iceberg 19 

ch g Freud - Halle's Aptitude (Aptitude)

D
7 8-11
Kevin GonzalezJoshua Langley
8
454726
i
8
Yellow, yellow cap (Sherry Kirk)

Sunshine Valentino 15 

b g Purge - Alpine Aster (Badger Land)

D
9 8-11
Ricardo BarriosSherry Kirk
9
252-424
i
9
Green, orange braces, green and orange hooped cap (Burton Sipp)

Sue Them All 26 

dk g Master Command - Sues Way (Shuailaan)

D BF
9 8-11
Alex CruzBurton Sipp
10
6733-57
i
10
Black, Black Cap (Michelle Helms)

Majority 62 

ch g Haynesfield - Spikes (Dixie Union)

D
5 8-11
Olaf HernandezEddie Clouston
Verdict

CAN'T CATCH ME NOW makes most appeal in the finale debuting for a new stable and arriving on the back of a decent second-placed effort. Sue Them All is expected to put up most resistance, while Sunshine Valentino can also go well.