22:15 Oak Tree At Pleasanton (USA) (Dirt) 22 Jun 2018

Race 1 - Speed Index Race (3YO plus)

Winner $2,772 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

1f 130y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
2353/13-
i
1

Priscilla Nelson 342 

dbb m Lonesome Me Heart - Unknown Dam (Unknown)

D
13 9-4
Shawn SpikesRon White
2
34236-3
i
2

Jackson's Dream 7 

dbb m Action Jackson - Dream Of Dashing (Dashing Val)

D
14 9-4
Jose RodriguezHelen Shelley
3
22113-1
i
3

Read My Lips 7 

bay h Tesoro Double Cs - Cinnamon Silky Bay (Proudest Effort)

D
7 9-4
Chester BonnetJoanie Orr
4
33255-5
i
4

Starbuck's Baby 7 

gr m Thumper - Beachie (Lord Tiger)

11 9-4
Hugo HerreraPeggie Hanford
5
2/57454-
i
5

Bar Jf Easy Money 258 

sor h Sterling Sweet Water - Ms Nebo (Hempen)

D
13 9-4
Jesus VelazquezWilliam Nolan
6
1/51162-
i
6

Price Check 260 

b g  - 

D BF
5 9-4
Luis GodoyJoanie Orr
Verdict

Money for Priscilla Nelson or Price Check on their return from absences would be interesting but narrow preference is for READ MY LIPS, who had Jackson's Dream back in third when winning here last time and could feasibly notch a double.

22:55 Oak Tree At Pleasanton (USA) (Dirt) 22 Jun 2018

Race 2 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO only)

Winner $17,010 - 4 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

1m 70y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
454641
i
1

Sunny Spot 21 

b c Desert Party - Shady Spot (Honor Glide)

D
3 8-9
Pedro TerreroManuel Badilla
2
4219
i
2

Mr. Q 15 

ch g Heatseeker - Apollonesian (Apollo)

3 8-9
Juan HernandezRoger Hansen
3
71
i
3

Count Hu 40 

dk g Vronsky - Lady From Shanghai (Storm Cat)

D
3 8-9
Irving OrozcoJonathan Wong
4
613
i
4
Royal blue, red bars on yellow sleeves (Lopez, Napoleon M And Wong, Jonathan)

Mr. Gee's Journey 21 

ch g Good Journey - There Goes Gee Gee (Atticus)

BF
Non Runner
5
0-45521
i
5

La Waun 21 

gr/ g The pamplemousse - Lucky Leah (Kentucky Lucky)

3 8-9
Abel CedilloJack Steiner
Verdict

Last-time-out Golden Gate Fields scorer COUNT HU is unexposed and on an upward curve so gets the verdict ahead of Sunny Spot and La Waun, both of whom are more exposed than the selection.

23:28 Oak Tree At Pleasanton (USA) (Dirt) 22 Jun 2018

Race 3 - Claiming (3YO plus)

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

3

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
58447-4
i
1

Rebeccas In Charge 27 

dk f Southern Image - Rainbow Amethyst (Brief Truce)

D
4 8-13
Abel CedilloRobert Hess
2
2-13213
i
2

Kung Pow Chick 27 

dk f Coil - Oriental Affair (Orientate)

D BF
4 8-13
William Iii AntongeorgiBill McLean
3
331715
i
3
blue, green diamond hoop, green stripe on sleeves (Fallon, Jim, Mauney, Jacob And Saturday, Alayne)

Neat N Teide 27 

ch f Teide - Mazel Dancer (Mazel Trick)

D
Non Runner
4
241265
i
4

Aye Aye Oh 25 

dk f Rocky Bar - Dinner Atthe Steer (Candi's Gold)

D
4 8-13
Francisco MonroyBruce Dillenbeck
5
333-631
i
5

Peppered Gold 27 

b m Peppered Cat - Sing For Gold (Candi's Gold)

D
5 8-13
Irving OrozcoQuinn Howey
6
415222-
i
6

Singapore Tune 252 

b m Western Fame - Tuner (Victory Gallop)

D
6 8-13
Cristobal HerreraQuinn Howey
Verdict

Singapore Tune is knocking on the door and should go close but of more interest is PEPPERED GOLD, who romped home over 6f at Golden Gate Fields last time and holds Kung Pow Chick (third) on that performance.

00:00 Oak Tree At Pleasanton (USA) (Dirt) 23 Jun 2018

Race 4 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $5,670 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

1m 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
223331
1

Soul Of Jersey 43 

b f Jersey Town - Soul Of Hollywood (Perfect Soul)

D
3 8-9
Irving OrozcoTim McCanna
2
7416
2

Perfectus 50 

b f Midshipman - Just A Flash (Henny Hughes)

D
3 8-9
Abel CedilloAllen Rogers
3
318526
3

Lindas Black Comet 7 

ch f Black Seventeen - Linda Eder (Lear Fan)

D
3 8-9
Pedro FloresJerry Puertas
4
7-78661
4

Silversonic 25 

gr/ f Creative Cause - Potosi's Silver (Badge Of Silver)

D
3 8-9
Kate ReppAndy Mathis
5
09-1584
5

Windward Storm 15 

dk f Mesa thunder - Storm Magic (Spanish Steps)

3 8-9
Ricardo GonzalezO Jauregui
6
624271
6
Red, Blue Sleeves (Michael Demoulin)

Ontonome 29 

dk m Polish Miner - Psychedelica (Decarchy)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

Ontonome is capable of going well in this company but of more interest is recent course maiden scorer SOUL OF JERSEY, who is expected to take this step up in grade in her stride. Perfectus could also take a hand now eased in class.

00:32 Oak Tree At Pleasanton (USA) (Dirt) 23 Jun 2018

Race 5 - Starter Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $6,615 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

1m 70y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
135352
i
1

Rainbow North 12 

b g North Light - P. T. Squirt (Pentelicus)

D
7 8-9
Abel CedilloJonathan Wong
2
051313
i
2

Invertigo 22 

b g Slew's Tiznow - Silver Sting (Silver Deputy)

D
5 8-11
Juan HernandezD Baker
3
2215-32
i
3

Ted Oliver 34 

dk g Tannersmyman - Gemstone Rush (Wild Rush)

D
6 8-9
Ricardo GonzalezBlaine Wright
4
574643
i
4

Carolina Island 25 

ch g Monsajem - Carolina Grande (Sought After)

D
4 8-9
Irving OrozcoIsidro Tamayo
5
34131-1
i
5

Fort Cady 27 

ch g Lucky Pulpit - Cody's Choice (Ekraar)

D
7 8-9
Pedro TerreroSheldon Paldanius
6
513234
i
6

Storm Fashion 33 

b h Tiznow - Fashion storm (Storm Cat)

D
7 8-9
Catalino MartinezFelix Rondan
7
176-186
i
7

Back Sheared Anvil 33 

b g Stormin Fever - Double Dip (French Envoy)

D
5 8-9
Alejandro GomezHolly Evans
Verdict

Hat-trick seeker FORT CADY is considered the most likely winner in his current form. Big runs from consistent pair Ted Oliver and Invertigo are also anticipated.

01:03 Oak Tree At Pleasanton (USA) (Dirt) 23 Jun 2018

Race 6 - Claiming (3YO only)

Winner $14,490 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
112-56
i
1

Song From Above 19 

dk f Lucky Pulpit - Ermine's Song (Unbridled's Song)

D
3 8-7
Frank AlvaradoSteven Specht
2
211-8
i
2

Amers 19 

gr/ f Graydar - Justenufappeal (Exchange Rate)

D
3 8-7 b1
Irving OrozcoJonathan Wong
3
2515-2
i
3

Allotment 35 

b f Liaison - Lady Giacamo (Giacomo)

D
3 8-7
Juan HernandezBlaine Wright
4
31-5465
i
4

Shylock Eddie 21 

ch f Square Eddie - Willapa (Game Plan)

D
3 8-7
Ricardo GonzalezJacqui Navarre
5
423137
i
5

Gambler's Appeal 19 

dk f Black Seventeen - Normative Appeal (More Than Ready)

D
3 8-7
Hugo HerreraTim Bellasis
6
1569-55
i
6

Little Doe 19 

b f Kodiak Kowboy - Baby Doe (Richly Blended)

D
3 8-7
Catalino MartinezFelix Rondan
7
2414-9
i
7

She's My Winner 35 

b f Stay Thirsty - Dangerous Behavior (Forest Danger)

D
3 8-7
Alejandro GomezLeobardo Rivera
8
55-2544
i
8

Blessed Lady 19 

b f Lucky Pulpit - Lady Evergreen (Lord Carson)

D
3 8-7
Pedro FloresSteven Specht
Verdict

BLESSED LADY and Shylock Eddie look the pair to focus on now lowering their sights. Narrow preference is for the former, a distance winner who is expected to go well on these terms. Recent Emerald second Allotment looks best of the rest.

01:34 Oak Tree At Pleasanton (USA) (Dirt) 23 Jun 2018

Race 7 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $18,270 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
15-2234
i
1

Top Pirana 35 

dk g Old Topper - Royal Prana (Royal Academy)

D
6 8-9
Irving OrozcoClifford DeLima
2
433-268
i
2

Conquest Cobra 25 

b g Pioneerof the Nile - Stateliness (Silver Deputy)

6 8-9
Pedro TerreroTim McCanna
3
3259-32
i
3

Malibu Alex 35 

b g Afleet Alex - Ms. Sabbatical (Malibu Moon)

D
5 8-9 b1
Alejandro GomezWilliam Morey
4
4-33785
i
4

Zakaroff 42 

b g Slew's Tiznow - Grand Advice (Mr. Greeley)

D
4 8-9
Ricardo GonzalezSteven Specht
5
43-1121
i
5

Kochees 34 

ch g Lion Heart - Costume Girl (Maria's Mon)

D
8 8-9
Abel CedilloJonathan Wong
6
546111
i
6

Mr. Twinery 20 

ch g Sidney's Candy - Music and Magic (Capote)

D
4 8-11
Heribert MartinezJerry Hollendorfer
Verdict

CONQUEST COBRA arrives here having ran with credit in a Group 3 last time and the drop in class makes him the one to beat. Malibu Alex and Top Pirana looks best of the remainder.

02:06 Oak Tree At Pleasanton (USA) (Dirt) 23 Jun 2018

Race 8 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $5,040 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
76/0468-
i
1

Cornelius 412 

b g Thorn Song - Three Star Casey (Wall Street Dancer)

4 8-13 b
Heribert MartinezIsidro Tamayo
2
3-2
i
2

Dominate Warrior 25 

b g Warrior's Reward - Berengaria (Golden Missile)

BF
3 8-9
Irving OrozcoJonathan Wong
3
833723
i
3

Cadillac Express 21 

b g Rocky Bar - Noble Plan (Game Plan)

3 8-9
Frank AlvaradoSergio Ledezma
4
5
i
4

Make Money For Me 25 

b g Make Music For Me - Gambler's Justice (Lit de Justice)

3 8-9 b1
Juan HernandezWilliam Delia
5
7
i
5

Fighter Heart 12 

b g Sapphire cat - Point Loma (Point Given)

3 8-9
Pedro FloresRhoda March
6
5774
i
6

Survivingthestorm 21 

b g Robannier - Stormin Lass (Double Dewars)

3 8-9
Francisco MonroyJose Puentes
7
7-57364
i
7

Sierra Dance 19 

b g Sierra Sunset - Grand Dance (Grand Slam)

4 8-13
Hugo HerreraQuentin Miller
8
4-64227
i
8

Starting Lineup 7 

dk g Marino Marini - Cicely Alaska (Incinderator)

5 8-13
Catalino MartinezTerry Johnson
Verdict

DOMINATE WARRIOR is the one to beat as he is lightly raced and capable of significant improvement. Cadillac Express and Make Money For Me look best of the remainder.