00:00 Mountaineer (USA) 24 Sep 2018

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $5,733 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

7f

Fast

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
3-64133
i
1
Red, red cap (Loren Cox)

Miracle In May 26 

ch m Songandaprayer - Logia (Bon Point)

D
Non Runner
2
112461
i
2
White, white cap (David Barrett)

Let Me Flatter You 39 

b f Flatter - Discreet Madam (Discreet Cat)

4 8-8
Luis RiveraCrystal Cain
3
313458
i
3
Blue, blue cap (John Baird)

Dancing Queenie 39 

b f Big Drama - Bay Point Countess (Bernstein)

D
Non Runner
4
425652
i
4
Yellow, yellow cap (Amalia Cox)

Fur Lined 26 

ch m Trust N Luck - Mittens (Storm Boot)

D
12 8-8
Charle OliverosAmalia Cox
5
798773
i
5
Black, black cap (Deer Creek Farm)

Sally Oh Sally 39 

dk m Sharp Humor - Impulse Shopper (Dr. Blum)

D
9 8-8
Alex GonzalezVirginia Demczyk
6
171-988
i
6
Lime, lime cap (Jay Bernardini)

High Heeled 19 

dk m Custom For Carlos - Pyrite Rain (Green Dancer)

D
Non Runner
7
653734
i
7
Red, red cap (Royal Oak Farm)

Hearts Forever 19 

dk m Amwaal - Wild Heart (El Corredor)

D
Non Runner
8
836532
i
8
Yellow, black stripes, yellow and black striped cap (C C Racing Stable Inc)

Tzi Our Destiny 39 

gr/ m Noonmark - Sweet Tzipora (Wheaton)

D
6 8-8
Luis QuinonesCarlos Calcano
9
5-13182
i
9
Green, beige yoke & 'sf', beige chevrons on sleeves (Charles River Racing)

Wild Aspen Flower 77 

dk m Aspen Ridge - Buckflower (Buckaroo)

D
10 8-8
Erik BarbaranJay Bernardini
10
861415
i
10
Black, Black Cap (Michelle Helms)

Marie Joelle 18 

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

D
4 8-8
Olaf HernandezEddie Clouston
Verdict

HEARTS FOREVER should find this easier than last time and can land an overdue win at the expense of Wild Aspen Flower and Tzi Our Destiny.

00:22 Mountaineer (USA) 24 Sep 2018

Race 2 - Claiming (3YO plus)

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

2

1m

Fast

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
36-8102
i
1
Red, red cap (Gary Snoonian)

Loyalty Spirit 18 

ch g Flower Alley - Finchster (Malabar Gold)

D
Non Runner
2
554226
i
2
White, white cap (Loren Cox)

Ripinandatearin 17 

b g Noble Causeway - Loyal American (Quiet American)

D
8 8-7
Luis QuinonesLoren Cox
3
711254
i
3
Blue, blue cap (William McDonald)

Romantic Channel 13 

ch g English Channel - Raw Gold (Rahy)

D
Non Runner
4
5-45145
i
4
Yellow, yellow cap (Theresa McPherson)

Thornado 54 

b g Majestic Warrior - Thundercup (Thunder Gulch)

D
5 8-7 (ow1)
Keivan SerranoRonald Noland
5
111511
i
5
Black, black cap (Baird, John W And Harbison, Rex)

Pence 26 

b g Cape Blanco - French Madam (Rahy)

4 8-8
Ajhari WilliamsJohn Baird
6
144161
i
6
Lime, lime cap (Tom Schafer)

Trouble X Two 18 

ch g Redattore - Sugar 'n Oats (Seattle Song)

D
Non Runner
7
163113
i
7
Red, White Hoops, Red And White Hooped Cap (Gary Welsh)

Tuba 18 

dk g Magna Graduate - Sousaphone (Stravinsky)

D
6 8-11
Charle OliverosGary Welsh
8
332263
i
8
Yellow, Yellow Cap (Fred Richison)

Fine 28 

b g Flatter - Takeaprofit (Maria's Mon)

D
9 8-8
Luis RiveraCrystal Cain
9
597964
i
9
Gold, white disc, white cuffs, gold cap (Abar P R Inc)

Unspoken Quality 28 

ch g Exclusive Quality - Berlin Blues (El Prado)

D
5 8-8
Kevin GonzalezAlexis Cordero
10
353722
i
10
Black, black cap (J D P Racing)

Last Confession 20 

b g Bullsbay - Devilish Smile (Our Emblem)

D BF
6 8-8
Eddie JuradoDonald Blankenship
Verdict

LOYALTY SPIRIT looked an unlucky loser here last time when second and could now make amends. Pence and Trouble X Two shouldn't be far away.

00:44 Mountaineer (USA) (Dirt) 24 Sep 2018

Race 3 - Claiming (3YO plus)

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

3

5f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
601632
i
1
Red, red cap (Nicholas Hudak)

Bigger And Better 25 

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

D
3 8-6
Noel VigilGary Welsh
2
1-42446
i
2
White, white cap (Michelle Helms)

See Me Coming 34 

b g War Chant - Visual Candy (Woodman)

D
4 8-8
Luis QuinonesEddie Clouston
3
23133-9
i
3
Blue, blue cap (Anne Bland)

Mark Rob Tim 31 

dk g Value Plus - Poppy's Baby Girl (Yankee Victor)

D
5 8-8
Alex GonzalezGregory Bland
4
757634
i
4
Yellow, yellow cap (Eileen Johnson)

Bantry Boy 20 

b g Baptistry - Taurus Gift (Monetary Gift)

5 8-8
Wayne BarnettRichard Rettele
5
585492
i
5
Black, black cap (Louise Poole)

Tucker's Touch 41 

ch g Any Given Saturday - Tina Dynamite (Dynaformer)

D
4 8-8
Ricardo BarriosJami Poole
6
801756
i
6
Lime, lime cap (William Hackney)

Jericho Jet 20 

ch g Reward The Cat - Secret Bird (Birdstone)

D
Withdrawn
7
202211
i
7
Red and white quarters, red stripes on sleeves (Burton Sipp)

Z Mardi Gras 25 

ch g Notional - Festal (Storm Bird)

D
5 8-11
Alex CruzBurton Sipp
8
255245
i
8
Yellow, Black Stripes, Yellow And Black quartered Cap (Michelle Helms)

Moonspell 12 

b g Great Notion - Penumbra Moon (Malibu Moon)

6 8-8
Ajhari WilliamsEddie Clouston
9
56-5834
i
9
Black, red sash , red horseshoes (Douglas Barron)

On This Day 15 

dk g Any Given Saturday - Velvet Throne (Cox's Ridge)

D
7 8-8
Charle OliverosDouglas Barron
Verdict

BIGGER AND BETTER sets a fair form standard for the rest to follow and looks hard to beat here. See Me Coming and Tucker's Touch are good enough to make their presences felt.

01:06 Mountaineer (USA) (Dirt) 24 Sep 2018

Race 4 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $4,158 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

5f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
861436
i
1
Red, red cap (Burton Sipp)

Beautiful Brittany 26 

b m Bring the Heat - Albata (Home At Last)

D
5 8-8
Alex CruzBurton Sipp
2
4-88453
i
2
White, white cap (Wayne Scanlan)

Rosebud's Tiger 57 

ch m In Summation - Rosebud's Ridge (Tiger Ridge)

D
5 8-8
Alex GonzalezDebra Hale
3
367-917
i
3
Blue, blue cap (Shane Spiess)

Yorona 26 

dk m Storm Surge - Sumneytown (Deputy Commander)

D
9 8-8
Wayne BarnettShane Spiess
4
64-6552
i
4
Yellow, yellow cap (Burton Sipp)

Stardust Skies 11 

dk m Songandaprayer - Whirl On (Elusive Quality)

D
5 8-8 (ow3)
Jose LeonBurton Sipp
5
734197
i
5
Black, black cap (Shane Spiess)

Catafire 42 

b m Latent Heat - Holy Kitten (Forest Wildcat)

D
8 8-8
Ajhari WilliamsShane Spiess
6
273381
i
6
Lime, lime cap (Tunstall, James, Tunstall, Shirley And Marshall, Lisa)

Risky's Best 13 

dk m Unbridled's Risk - Pulaski (Harlan)

D
5 8-11
Luis QuinonesRobert Inman
7
6-35241
i
7
Red, white hoops, red and white quartered cap (Lacca, Frank And Bowling, Ronald S)

Catch That Dream 28 

b m Syncline - Catdog (Pioneering)

D
9 8-11
Kevin GonzalezDoug Caraker
8
825018
i
8
Yellow, black star (D And D Stable)

Special Of Course 26 

ch m Awesome of Course - Frisky Cheerleader (Roar)

D BF
5 8-8
Wilkin OrtizRafael Ramos
9
755212
i
9
Orange, white sleeves (Country Acres Stables Llc)

Salt On The Rim 13 

b m Keyed Entry - Club Meeting (General Meeting)

D
8 8-11
Ricardo BarriosJamie Buhrow
Verdict

Recent winners Risky's Best and Catch That Dream are both respected. However, preference is for SALT ON THE RIM, who has played a leading part of late and could have more to come.

01:28 Mountaineer (USA) (Dirt) 24 Sep 2018

Race 5 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO plus)

Winner $8,883 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
4336-60
i
1
Red, red cap (Tina Larue)

Cowboy Harvest 42 

b g Kodiak Kowboy - Harvest Lisa (Crafty Prospector)

4 8-11
Kevin GonzalezTina Larue
2
777-6
i
2
White, white cap (Darl Ferguson)

Monster Kid Cat 75 

b g Point Given - House Kitty (Dynaformer)

5 8-11
Logan HolbrookMelinda Sanders
3
42959
i
3
Blue, blue cap (Jack Hancock)

Lil Habanero 20 

b g Badge of Truth - Ullaroesch (Libito Point)

3 8-6
Wilkin OrtizC Larue
4
i
4
Yellow, yellow cap (Betty Zircher)

I'm Ever Ready 

ch g More Than Ready - I'm Always Hopeful (Arch)

4 8-11
Alex GonzalezRobert Zircher
5
7758-48
i
5
Black, black cap (Jerold Gammon)

Daddys Little Man 89 

b g Man Apart - Schymm Tyme (Arrived On Time)

7 8-11
Ajhari WilliamsJerold Gammon
6
87
i
6
Lime, lime cap (Massey Goree)

Full Moon 29 

ch c Smart Guy - Pretzelstix (Maria's Mon)

4 8-11
Yuri YarangaC Larue
7
9059
i
7
Red, black circled 'd'' and belt, black bars on sleeves (Duncan Willsey)

Bob's Brass Dancer 42 

dk g Bob's Star - Brass Dancer (Dixie Brass)

4 8-11
Charle OliverosDuncan Willsey
8
557822
i
8
Yellow, yellow cap (James Sander)

House Key 13 

gr/ g Keyed Entry - It's Krista (Devongate)

5 8-11
Jose LeonKevin Monday
9
545
i
9
Green, orange braces (Heinen Racing, Llc)

Mr. Ducati 15 

dk c Tale of Ekati - Regal Road (Bellamy Road)

3 8-6
Erik BarbaranMiles Heinen
10
904980-
i
10
Black, white circle, red armlets on sleeves (Robert Drewes)

Victoryatthewire 347 

b g Lost Victory - Robin On the Wire (Devil His Due)

6 8-11
Nicolle DisdierRobert Drewes
Verdict

HOUSE KEY has knocked on the door the last twice and could go one better this time to see off the dangerous Mr. Ducati and the newcomer I'm Ever Ready.

01:50 Mountaineer (USA) (Dirt) 24 Sep 2018

Race 6 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $3,969 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
764666
i
1
Red, red cap (No Respect Racing Stable)

Charlies Watchin 49 

b m Sightseeing - Dynaran (Najran)

D
5 8-8
Eddie JuradoWillette Decker
2
135-657
i
2
White, white cap (Richard Finucane)

Missingdixie 50 

dk f Ready's Image - Coastland (El Prado)

D
4 8-8
Charle OliverosWallace Jenkins
3
672647
i
3
Blue, blue cap (Mike Johnson)

Bay Dawn 28 

b m Ommadon - Brandala (Compliance)

7 8-8
Ajhari WilliamsMike Johnson
4
757275
i
4
Yellow, yellow cap (Richard Wukich)

Many Faces 42 

b m Forestry - Abbott Hall (El Corredor)

6 8-8
Luciano HernandezLois Meals
5
507267
i
5
Black, black cap (Osborne Smith)

Afleet's Dividend 8 

dk m Afleet Alex - Duffel (Private Terms)

D
7 8-8
Wilkin OrtizPaul Snatchko
6
363558
i
6
Lime, lime cap (Brenda Bell)

Daisy N Paradise 18 

ch m Taste of Paradise - Miss Daisy (Dynaformer)

D
5 8-8
Noel VigilBrenda Bell
7
832461
i
7
Red (Ernesto Scarpetta)

Rosie Appeal 12 

dk f J P's Gusto - Tax Day Slew (Najran)

D
4 8-11
Wayne BarnettCharles Walker
8
44-4432
i
8
Yellow, black stripes (Charles River Racing)

Amuse The Diva 56 

b f Maclean's Music - Dynacielo (Dynaformer)

D
4 8-8
Erik BarbaranJay Bernardini
9
532133
i
9
Green, Orange Braces, Green And Orange quartered Cap (Michelle Helms)

Short Memories 26 

gr/ m Don'tsellmeshort - Memories Remain (General Assembly)

D BF
5 8-8
Luis QuinonesEddie Clouston
Verdict

ROSIE APPEAL scored well last time and could follow up here at the expense of the consistent duo Amuse The Diva and Short Memories, who was a beaten favourite last time.

02:12 Mountaineer (USA) (Dirt) 24 Sep 2018

Race 7 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $4,158 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

5f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
714652
i
1
Red, red cap (Linda Barker)

Forced Motion 20 

b g Henrythenavigator - Great Connection (Dayjur)

D
5 8-8
Charle OliverosJames Barker
2
522759
i
2
White, white cap (Kristy Retton)

Chute Boss 20 

ch g Peak Dancer - Remy Doodles (Grand Slam)

D
6 8-8
Eddie JuradoDonald Blankenship
3
323221
i
3
Blue, blue cap (Jeffrey Smith)

Brat 68 

b g Congaree - Terribletwos (Pine Bluff)

D
8 8-8
Keivan SerranoJeffrey Smith
4
9-31325
i
4
Yellow, yellow cap (Michael Smith)

Ranson 20 

dk g Mineshaft - Stormandaprayer (Songandaprayer)

D
5 8-8
Wilkin OrtizGary Bowersock
5
27-4712
i
5
Black, black cap (Jim Feezor)

Lollipop (ARG)  12 

b g Honour And Glory - Lucky Magic (Ride The Rails)

D
9 8-11
Luis QuinonesDuncan Willsey
6
77-4193
i
6
Lime, lime cap (Charlie Lawson)

Delayed Engagement 20 

b g Where's the Ring - Norbrook (Montbrook)

D
7 8-8
Yuri YarangaCharlie Lawson
7
179667
i
7
Red, white hoops, red and white quartered cap (Dave Treharne)

Code Of Valor 26 

b g Double Honor - Imperial Code (Imperialism)

D
4 8-8
Luciano HernandezDave Treharne
8
638195
i
8
Yellow, yellow cap (Michael McMahon)

Perfect Disco 20 

b g Disco Rico - Platinum Perfect (Jules)

D
8 8-8
Erik BarbaranJay Bernardini
9
631936
i
9
Green, Orange Braces, Green And Orange quartered Cap (Michelle Helms)

Pomeroy's Package 20 

dk g Pomeroy - Il Vino Bianco (Honour And Glory)

D
7 8-8
Olaf HernandezEddie Clouston
10
085327
i
10
Black, white braces, red spot (John Capellini)

Spanish Brigadier 11 

b g Senor - Spanish Decree (War Deputy)

D
5 8-8
Ajhari WilliamsJohn Capellini
Verdict

A poor contest where a tentative vote goes to PERFECT DISCO, who could take advantage of a drop in grade. Forced Motion and Delayed Engagement complete the shortlist.

02:34 Mountaineer (USA) (Dirt) 24 Sep 2018

Race 8 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $4,410 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
641246
i
1
Red, red cap (Loren Cox)

Whiskey Sour 46 

b g Scipion - Grand Bonnet (Grand Slam)

D
6 8-8
Charle OliverosLoren Cox
2
435771
i
2
White, white cap (Betty Dodge)

Wild Skye 28 

ch g D'Wildcat - Darian Skye (Dance Master)

D
Non Runner
3
216343
i
3
Blue, blue cap (Wallace Jenkins)

Joe's Keeper 26 

dk g Just Plain Joe - Shapewear (Irish Open)

D BF
9 8-8
Luis QuinonesWallace Jenkins
4
6-66315
i
4
Yellow, yellow cap (Jordan Prince)

Malachite 26 

b g Notional - Jena's Gold (Seeking The Gold)

D
8 8-8
Ricardo BarriosJoseph Morsello
5
134493
i
5
Black, black cap (Loren Cox)

I Am The King 13 

dk g Indy King - Star of the Ball (Risen Star)

D
12 8-8
Erik BarbaranLoren Cox
6
112454
i
6
Lime, lime cap (Shawn Marks)

Dude Cowboy 20 

b g Machen - More Memories (Yes It's True)

D
4 8-8
Luciano HernandezDeborah Marks
7
88006-8
i
7
Maroon, White Sleeves, Maroon Cap (David Shorts)

One Helluva Ride 22 

dk g Black Mambo - Segesta (Pleasant Colony)

D
10 8-8
Ajhari WilliamsMike Johnson
8
312222
i
8
Yellow, Yellow Cap (Betty Zircher)

Harlan's Howling 26 

b g Harlan's Holiday - Cape of Bradford (Cape Town)

D
6 8-8
Alex GonzalezRobert Zircher
Verdict

WHISKEY SOUR has been running well enough at a higher level of late, and the son of Scipion can take advantage of a drop in grade at the expense of Harlan's Howling and Joe's Keeper.

02:56 Mountaineer (USA) (Dirt) 24 Sep 2018

Race 9 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $3,906 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

9

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
866894
i
1
Red, red cap (Charlie Lawson)

Silver Forked Sky 13 

gr/ g Flashy Bull - Weight No More (Pure Prize)

D
6 8-8
Yuri YarangaCharlie Lawson
2
2-80789
i
2
White, white cap (Melinda Sanders)

Sr. Borincano 13 

b g Haynesfield - Margeisforthebirds (Friends Lake)

D
4 8-8
Wilkin OrtizMelinda Sanders
3
978790
i
3
Blue, blue cap (Jerold Gammon)

Blink Of Eye 13 

b g Good Reward - Lake Merced (Salt Lake)

8 8-8 (ow3)
Jose LeonJerold Gammon
4
514476
i
4
Yellow, yellow cap (Osborne Smith)

Wine Critic 18 

dk g Put It Back - Elle Meme (Zilzal)

4 8-8 (ow3)
Logan HolbrookPaul Snatchko
5
0-69797
i
5
Black, black cap (Timothy Gilbert)

Reef Chief 25 

b g Parading - Tropical Way (Way West)

5 8-8
Eddie JuradoTimothy Gilbert
6
623363
i
6
Lime, lime cap (David Ragan)

Derbydayromance 13 

dk g Stately Victor - American Romance (Successful Appeal)

D BF
4 8-8
Luis QuinonesRobert McFall
7
421667
i
7
Red, white hoops, red cap (Linda Barker)

Mikebravozerothree 18 

dk g Brilliant Speed - The Gonculator (Curlin)

D
3 8-6
Charle OliverosJames Barker
8
589425
i
8
Yellow, yellow cap (Melissa Gray)

Lucky Factor 26 

b g The Factor - Lucky Slevin (Two Punch)

D
4 8-8
Kevin GonzalezKevin Monday
9
634149
i
9
Green, Orange Braces, Green And Orange quartered Cap (Sandra Witherow)

Snip Of Gold 26 

dk g Ballado's Gold - Ren's Ruby (Randy Regent)

D
7 8-8
Ajhari WilliamsSandra Witherow
10
446548
i
10
Black, black cap (Burton Sipp)

Whyamisolucky 25 

ch g Lookin At Lucky - Reeyre (Regal Remark)

3 8-6
Alex CruzBurton Sipp
Verdict

DERBYDAYROMANCE arrives here having run well on his latest outing, and a repeat of that can see him get his head back in front. Whyamisolucky and Lucky Factor look best of the remainder.