00:00 Mountaineer (USA) (Dirt) 25 Jun 2018

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $3,906 - 4 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

1m

Good (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
882247
i
1
Red, red cap (Michelle Helms)

Indy Wars 21 

b g Bernardini - Goldena Podkove (War Pass)

Withdrawn
2
40653-5
i
2
White, white cap (Burton Sipp)

Courageous Colonel 26 

b g Colonel John - Patagonia Tango (Storm Boot)

D
Withdrawn
3
66-4682
i
3
Blue, blue cap (Glockenburg Llc)

Autumn Leaf Fall 26 

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

D BF
5 8-8
Wilkin OrtizPavel Vashchenko
4
9645-63
i
4
Yellow, yellow cap (Sandra Witherow)

Snip Of Gold 27 

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

D
7 8-8 (ow1)
Jose DavilaSandra Witherow
5
88-5864
i
5
Black, black cap (Larry Rivelli)

Demand Ransom 21 

ch c Munnings - Raize's Ransom (Tapit)

BF
Non Runner
6
14-9348
i
6
Lime, lime cap (Equinox, Inc)

Overcriticized 17 

dk c Hold Me Back - Bourbonette (Honour And Glory)

D
3 8-4 (ow3)
Edgar PaucarEduardo Caramori
7
723216
i
7
Red, Red Cap (Baird, John W And Harbison, Rex)

Try Me Again 20 

dk g Awesome Again - Goldrush Girl (Political Force)

D
Non Runner
8
90-7816
i
8
Yellow, yellow cap (Rumba Caliente Stable)

Sweet Beer 21 

ch g Dunkirk - Edge Sweep (End Sweep)

4 8-8
Ajhari WilliamsAlejandro Gomez
Verdict

OVERCRITICIZED is used to keeping better company than this and Eduardo Caramori's charge can get back to winning ways, possibly at the main expense of Autumn Leaf Fall and Try Me Again.

00:22 Mountaineer (USA) 25 Jun 2018

Race 2 - Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $13,041 - 4 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

7f 110y

Good

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
741-211
i
1
Red, red cap (Dormelito Stud)

Rosyjersey 81 

ch f Jersey Town - Rosy Roar (Roaring Fever)

D
4 8-8
Edgar PaucarEric Reed
2
1135-44
i
2
White, white cap (Larry Rivelli)

Silvera 30 

ch f Silver Tree - Banantyne (Meadowlake)

D
Non Runner
3
531315
i
3
Blue, blue cap (D & D STABLE)

Brilliant Kitten 15 

b f Kitten's Joy - Shining Jewel (Gulch)

D
4 8-8
Wilkin OrtizAlejandro Gomez
4
1-11
i
4
Yellow, yellow cap (Danielle Agnello)

Vapnyarka 25 

b f Imperialism - Ellenville (Carson City)

D
4 8-11
Luis GonzalezRobert Fiesman
5
248-151
i
5
Black, black cap (Vina Del Mar Thoroughbreds LLC)

Not Tonight Berta 29 

ch m Pleasantly Perfect - Cat Splendor (Tale Of The Cat)

D
6 8-8
Adrian FloresRobert Coram
6
223-423
i
6
Lime, lime cap (Gary Snoonian)

Miss Otis 20 

b m Tale Of The Cat - Liz Hunter (Smart Strike)

D BF
Non Runner
7
717-611
i
7
Red, white hoops, red cap (Mort Shirazi)

Ivy O'Day 20 

b f Country Day - Isabella Annalise (Maria's Mon)

Non Runner
8
417-143
i
8
Yellow, blue diamonds, blue diamonds on sleeves, yellow cap (James Miller)

Toby Girl 7 

ch f Flatter - Lisa B (Grindstone)

D
Non Runner
9
197750
i
9
Green, orange braces, green and orange halved cap (D & D STABLE)

Zodacious 14 

dk f Bodemeister - Proud Zoe (Proud Accolade)

Non Runner
Verdict

VAPNYARKA is unbeaten in three career starts and difficult to get away from int this allowance race, despite the competitive nature. Rosyjersey chases a hat-trick and joins Toby Girl on the shortlist.

00:44 Mountaineer (USA) 25 Jun 2018

Race 3 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,552 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

7f 110y

Good

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
0467-22
i
1
Red, red cap (J Shilling)

Spoiled By God 19 

b g Kodiak Kowboy - Sweet Twiney Winey (Twining)

5 8-8
Luis QuinonesJ Shilling
2
850-273
i
2
White, white cap (Steve Prain)

My Henry 12 

dk g Wilburn - Deep In My Heart (Rahy)

Non Runner
3
68796-0
i
3
Blue, blue cap (Tina Larue)

M K's Delight 15 

gr/ g Mizzen Mast - Miss Mary K (Speightstown)

D
7 8-8
Ajhari WilliamsTina Larue
4
3943-26
i
4
Yellow, yellow cap (Glockenburg Llc)

Cortege 64 

ch h Leroidesanimaux - Mafietta (Giant's Causeway)

D
5 8-8
Wilkin OrtizPavel Vashchenko
5
697587
i
5
Black, black cap (Rendon, Alex And Gonzalez, Raidel)

Gran Tepuy 21 

b g Leroidesanimaux - Lady Cheryl (Williamstown)

D
5 8-8
Adolph FrancisAlex Rendon
6
163732
i
6
Lime, lime cap (Steve Prain)

General Max 21 

b h Congaree - Fortune In Gold (Secret Romeo)

D
5 8-8
Wayne BarnettPatrick White
7
51322-8
i
7
Red, white hoops, white cap (Larry Romero)

Midnight Oak 21 

dk c Giant Oak - Lookn Even Finer (Point Given)

D BF
4 8-8
Luis RiveraBrent Angelle
8
4-57456
i
8
Neon orange, black chevron, black spots, white sleeves (Richard Wyand Jr)

Rocket Road 31 

ch g Officer Rocket - Beboppin Betty (Bop)

5 8-8
Fredy PeltrocheSandra Dono
Verdict

General Max has been knocking on the door but may have to settle for another supporting role because CORTEGE takes a drop in class and looks to have been found a real opening. Spoiled By God is also noted.

01:06 Mountaineer (USA) (Dirt) 25 Jun 2018

Race 4 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $3,906 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

1m

Good (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
546514
i
1
Red, red cap (J Shilling)

Wine Critic 13 

dk g Put It Back - Elle Meme (Zilzal)

D BF
4 8-8
Luis QuinonesJ Shilling
2
7379-86
i
2
White, white cap (Paula Zameroski)

O Ganador 41 

ch g First Dude - Poseida (Pick Up)

4 8-8
Wayne BarnettShawn Fairman
3
542-434
i
3
Blue, blue cap (Louis DePasquale)

Skip The Lawyer 26 

b g Cowboy Cal - Grandstone (Grindstone)

5 8-8
Keivan SerranoLouis DePasquale
4
443541
i
4
Yellow, yellow cap (Shane Spiess)

Whywouldyoudothat 14 

b g Kodiak Kowboy - Tascosa (Closing Argument)

D
Non Runner
5
733-422
i
5
Black, black cap (Barbara Sauer)

Kodiak Moon 13 

b g Kodiak Kowboy - Golden Malibu (Malibu Moon)

D
5 8-8
Eddie JuradoBarbara Sauer
6
78-6848
i
6
Lime, lime cap (Juan Gotera)

Incredible Cut 67 

ch g Parading - Zawaaya (Exploit)

4 8-8
Alex GonzalezJuan Gotera
7
1474-33
i
7
Red, White Hoops (Michelle Helms)

Pay Back 21 

ch g Elusive Warning - P. T. Squirt (Pentelicus)

4 8-8
Guillermo RodriguezEddie Clouston
Verdict

Whywouldyoudothat won well here last time and should be on the premises again, but KODIAK MOON has been knocking hard on the door of late and he edges the vote. Pay Back boasts a similar profile to the selection and is another to note.

01:28 Mountaineer (USA) (Dirt) 25 Jun 2018

Race 5 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $3,843 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

6f

Good (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
080657
i
1
Red, red cap (Tina Larue)

Slick Red Oil 13 

ch f Biondetti - Oilgonewile (Montbrook)

4 8-11
Wayne BarnettTina Larue
2
6
i
2
White, white cap (Aleman, Maryolen And Aleman, Luis A)

Previous Escort 67 

dk f Southern Escort - Previous Pleasure (Formal Dinner)

3 8-4 (ow2) b1
Keivan SerranoJuan Gotera
3
59725
i
3
Blue, blue cap (Michelle Helms)

Hold That Kiss 8 

dk f Outflanker - Smart Policy (Smart Strike)

BF
3 8-4 (ow3)
Guillermo RodriguezEddie Clouston
4
8/778-
i
4
Yellow, yellow cap (Franklin Brinkley)

One Gold Earring 216 

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

6 8-11
Jose DavilaFranklin Brinkley
5
44/43-26
i
5
Black, black cap (Burton Sipp)

Broadway Broad 19 

dk m High Cotton - Aggressive Broad (Broad Brush)

BF
5 8-11
Alex CruzBurton Sipp
6
6080-6
i
6
Lime, lime cap (Burton Sipp)

Kentucky Flame 26 

ch m Kentucky Bear - Flame Song (Unbridled's Song)

5 8-11
Kevin GonzalezBurton Sipp
7
6-76669
i
7
Red, white hoops, white cap (Diana Ronnau)

La Lova 85 

ch f Drosselmeyer - Yay Go Me (Songandaprayer)

4 8-11
Eddie JuradoAlex Rendon
8
987422
i
8
Yellow, black stripes (Jose Lopez)

Serket 13 

b m Scorpion - Skaya (Stack)

5 8-11
Charle OliverosJose Lopez
Verdict

Hold That Kiss would have a massive chance if reproducing the form of her penultimate run at Charles Town, but SERKET has improved courtesy of a couple of second-placed efforts here in recent weeks and she gets the nod. Broadway Broad is another to take seriously.

01:50 Mountaineer (USA) (Dirt) 25 Jun 2018

Race 6 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $3,843 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

6f

Good (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
777-7
i
1
Red, red cap (Franklin Brinkley)

Big Red Hen 7 

ch m Ballado's Gold - Lady Montcrest (Sky Classic)

5 8-6 (ow3)
Jose DavilaFranklin Brinkley
2
9288-35
i
2
White, white cap (Burton Sipp)

I Know Thats Right 25 

b g Rich Deeds - Caller What U Want (Caller I. D.)

5 8-11
Alex CruzBurton Sipp
3
84-89
i
3
Blue, blue cap (Ruben Stable)

Lil Deuce Coop 7 

b c Amwaal - Truly Special (Feu d'Enfer)

3 8-4
Luciano HernandezGeoffrey Dixon
4
6320-86
i
4
Yellow, yellow cap (Sandra Witherow)

Lord Of The Ladies 7 

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

Non Runner
5
887080-
i
5
Black, black cap (Kathryn Harner)

Fiona's Shadow 205 

b g Charitable Man - Fiona's Victory (Yankee Victor)

5 8-11
Wayne BarnettHarry Harner
6
60
i
6
Lime, lime cap (John Casey)

Mr. Ping 22 

ch g Denis of Cork - Washingtonian (Domestic Dispute)

3 8-4 (ow3)
Guillermo RodriguezLarry Curtis
7
670-778
i
7
Red, red cap (Karl Meeks)

K's Prideofdenali 7 

dk g Pride of Burkaan - Denali Sensation (Langfuhr)

4 8-11
Wilkin OrtizKarl Meeks
Verdict

Connections of I KNOW THATS RIGHT have found their gelding a real opening in this maiden claimer and, on his third-placed effort here last month, he should take all of the beating. Lord Of The Ladies heads the list of dangers from K's Prideofdenali.

02:12 Mountaineer (USA) (Dirt) 25 Jun 2018

Race 7 - Claiming (3YO plus)

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

7

2f

Good (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
151-583
i
1
Red, red cap (Country Acres Stables Llc)

Salt On The Rim 19 

b m Keyed Entry - Club Meeting (General Meeting)

8 8-11
Ricardo BarriosJamie Buhrow
2
6078-11
i
2
White, white cap (Circle Z Stables)

Scarlet Emerald 19 

dk m Desert Party - Jena Jena (Dixieland Band)

D
5 9-0
Wesley HoJr Ralph Comi,
3
1464-28
i
3
Blue, blue cap (Gerald Erfle)

World Elite 27 

ch m Majesticperfection - Chandelle No. Five (Yes It's True)

6 8-12
Marco CcamaqueGerald Erfle
4
511-785
i
4
Yellow, yellow cap (Christine Huepenbecker)

Dama Leona 14 

b m Baptistry - Ella's Way (Man From Eldorado)

5 8-11
Wayne BarnettRichard Rettele
5
85607-2
i
5
Black, black cap (Danny Bird)

Pop Of Color 19 

ch m Old Fashioned - Splendid Honor (Double Honor)

7 8-13
Charle OliverosDanny Bird
6
11223-5
i
6
Lime, lime cap (Gremmels, Stephen K And Pht Thoroughbreds Llc)

Dear Benny 50 

b m Benny the Bull - Explosive Dear (Proudest Romeo)

6 8-13
Luis QuinonesMort Shirazi
7
4114-26
i
7
Red, White Hoops, White Cap (Douglas Shanyfelt)

Fabled Star 19 

dk m Offlee Wild - Singing On A Star (Songandaprayer)

7 8-11
Jarred JournetDouglas Shanyfelt
8
9-13884
i
8
Yellow, black stripes, black cap (Barron, Frank And Barron, Rory M)

Saucy Symphony 24 

ch f First Samurai - Celtic Chant (Songandaprayer)

Non Runner
9
77-4454
i
9
Green, orange braces, orange cap (Dawn Monday)

Walt's Caroline 11 

ch f Proud Citizen - Walts Wharf (Wharf)

4 8-11
Gilberto SantiagoKevin Monday
10
6141-59
i
10
Black, black cap (Osborne Smith)

Franky And Jane 28 

b m Heart of the Storm - Galina (Running Stag)

8 8-11
Kevin GonzalezOsborne Smith
Verdict

SCARLET EMERALD leaps off the page chasing the hat-trick as she beat the reopposing Pop Of Color (second) and Salt On The Rim (third) when scoring in what was arguably a better race here earlier in the month.

02:34 Mountaineer (USA) (Dirt) 25 Jun 2018

Race 8 - Allowance (3YO only)

Winner $10,206 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

5f 110y

Good (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
221-7
i
1
Red, red cap (David Downard)

Mrs. D 27 

b f Mineshaft - Baltic Flier (Fusaichi Pegasus)

D
3 8-6
Luis RiveraJeffrey Radosevich
2
483931
i
2
White, white cap (Whitney Bicknell)

Dang It Dorothy 13 

b f Tizway - Smart Catch (Conquistador Cielo)

D
3 8-9
Charle OliverosBen Delong
3
21
i
3
Blue, blue cap (Larry Rivelli)

Risk E Lifestyle 37 

b f Lifestyle - Harper N Abbey (Outflanker)

D
Non Runner
4
539251
i
4
Yellow, yellow cap (John Dehart)

Athena's Revenge 49 

b f Wildcat Heir - Mitasunke (Closing Argument)

3 8-6
Wilkin OrtizAlex Rendon
5
656213
i
5
Black, black cap (Preston, Dwight And Short, Tommy C)

Morgan's David 18 

ch f Line Of David - Ava G (Afternoon Deelites)

D
3 8-6
Erik BarbaranTommy Short
6
1-3
i
6
Lime, lime cap (Michelle Helms)

Shakin Dice 27 

dk f Take Charge Indy - Callmethesqueeze (Awesome Again)

D
3 8-6 (ow1)
Guillermo RodriguezEddie Clouston
7
1
i
7
Red, white hoops, white cap (Dan Bell)

Southern Ruffles 49 

ch f Midshipman - Hopewell Terrace (Speightstown)

D
3 8-6
Luis QuinonesAaron West
8
15
i
8
Yellow, yellow cap (Danielle Agnello)

Dixie Three 12 

b f Corfu - This Way Dixie (Dixie Union)

D
3 8-6
Luis GonzalezRobert Fiesman
Verdict

Risk E Lifestyle impressed when getting off the mark at the second attempt at Arlington Park but SOUTHERN RUFFLES was more impressive on her debut here last month and she appeals as a filly who could be anything going up in grade. Morgan's David should also be considered.

02:56 Mountaineer (USA) (Dirt) 25 Jun 2018

Race 9 - Claiming (3YO plus)

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

9

6f

Good (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
344-513
i
1
Red, red cap (William Stewart)

Niemi Says No 13 

b g Dehere - Stewper (Crafty Prospector)

D
9 8-8
Erik BarbaranL Cox
2
421966-
i
2
White, white cap (Michael Young)

Candy Train 221 

dk g Candy Ride - Silent Queen (King Of Kings)

10 8-8
Luciano HernandezMichael Young
3
666613
i
3
Blue, blue cap (Linda Barker)

Backlash 26 

b g Street Sense - Burg Berg (Johannesburg)

D
5 8-8
Luis QuinonesJames Barker
4
857716
i
4
Yellow, yellow cap (Annette McCoy)

Shock Leader 26 

b g Bernstein - Got a Glow (Dehere)

D
8 8-8
Jarred JournetBrent Angelle
5
27128-6
i
5
Black, black cap (Bart Baird)

Manny Blue Boy 13 

gr/ g Full Mandate - Binnopoly (Fast Play)

D
7 8-8
Alex CruzBart Baird
6
215-983
i
6
Lime, lime cap (Harry Hawkins)

Circus Park Du Joy 14 

dk g Baptistry - Circus Du Joy (Grand Circus Park)

D
5 8-8
Wayne BarnettRichard Rettele
7
842132
i
7
Red, red cap (Donald Blankenship)

I Stand Alone 26 

dk g Dance With Ravens - Otherwise Perfect (Lemon Drop Kid)

D
8 8-8
Eddie JuradoDonald Blankenship
8
2613-89
i
8
Yellow, black stripes, black cap (Rebecca Demczyk)

On The Zip 26 

ch g City Zip - On the Podium (Bold Executive)

D
6 8-8
Marco CcamaqueVirginia Demczyk
9
386-065
i
9
Green, orange braces, green and orange hooped cap (Dennis Van Meter)

R Cardinal One 13 

dk g Montbrook - Sport Racer (Notebook)

D
Non Runner
10
3851-79
i
10
Black, Black Cap (George Landsberger)

Ruby's Love 27 

b g Not For Love - Ruby Rubles (Scarlet Ibis)

D
6 8-8
Keivan SerranoRonald Noland
Verdict

I STAND ALONE is a model of consistency at this level and can send his supporters home smiling in the finale. Backlash is another holding his form well and joins Niemi Says No on the shortlist.