20:00 Portland Meadows (USA) (Dirt) 16 Oct 2018

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $4,032 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

5f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
3243-95
i
1

Edie Wiggins 16 

dk m Harbor the Gold - Sheelfly (Cee's Tizzy)

D
8 8-10
Jose ZuninoJuan Marquez
2
78-662
i
2

Seismic Belle 97 

dk f Grindstone - Seismic Speed (Gone West)

3 8-7
Kenneth DeonauthDennis Hurley
3
56-4533
i
3

Foolstone 14 

b m Grindstone - Bertrando's Lady (Bertrando)

D
5 8-10
Eduardo Gutierrez SosaLeonard Williams
4
51-1313
i
4

Truly A Gem 39 

dk m Grindstone - Truly A Cat (True Confidence)

D
7 8-10
Leonel Camacho FloresErika Montgomery
5
332446
i
5

Astounding Abby 14 

b m Grindstone - Free Bee (Monarchos)

D
5 8-10 (ow3)
Jose GuerreroDavid Hoover
Verdict

TRULY A GEM has been a leading performer of late, notching up two victories in 2018, and she looks the most likely winner here. Recent frame hitter Seismic Belle and the consistent Foolstone others to note.

20:28 Portland Meadows (USA) (Dirt) 16 Oct 2018

Race 2 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $4,536 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
541321
i
1

Milady's Secret 16 

b f Grindstone - Milady De Winter (Wildcat Heir)

D
4 8-10
Patrick Jr HenryNick Lowe
2
612611
i
2

Iknowyourface 23 

dk f Trickey Trevor - For The Girls (High Yield)

D
3 8-7 (ow5)
Luis GonzalezJose Raudales
3
784715
i
3

Wild Derby Daze 14 

b m Reversal - Wild Sissy (Wild Gold)

D
6 8-13
Robert BurneyTerry Crystal
4
5-64116
i
4

Swiss Script 51 

ch m Swiss Yodeler - Holy Script (Holy Bull)

D
5 8-10
Jose ZuninoMary Boyle
5
455211
i
5

Goldie's Darlins 23 

ch f Car Talk - Northern Cycle (Free At Last)

D
3 8-10
Lorenzo LopezPablo De
6
126888
i
6

Choteau 9 

dk f Silver Poet - Samara Street (Street Cry)

D
4 8-10
Kenneth DeonauthKenneth Stubblefield
Verdict

The hat-trick seeking pair Iknowyourface and Goldie's Darlins are sure to be popular here. However, preference is for MILADY'S SECRET who was a wide margin winner of a five furlongs contest here last time and could carry on that form stepping up in trip.

20:56 Portland Meadows (USA) (Dirt) 16 Oct 2018

Race 3 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $4,158 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
621764
i
1

Mike Man's Bro 16 

dk g Liberty Gold - Chedoodle (Slewdledo)

D BF
4 8-13
Jose ZuninoRoddina Barrett
2
744123
i
2

Alaskan Cruise 14 

ch g City Zip - Summer Cruise (Vicar)

D
5 8-13
Lorenzo LopezDebbie Peery
3
816416
i
3

Meet At Jakes 38 

dk g Drosselmeyer - Fair Rose (Harlan's Holiday)

D
4 8-13
Alex AnayaEdwin Cornier
4
221412
i
4

Dee's Luck 14 

dk g Shadow Hawk - Shesaluckyflag (Lucky Lionel)

D
7 8-13
Kenneth DeonauthAndrew Bossung
5
146733
i
5

Conquest Nitro 23 

ch g High Cotton - Dream Storm (Storm Bird)

D
5 8-13
Leonel Camacho FloresNeil Knapp
6
143611
i
6

Outdidya 16 

dk g Smart Chip - Cryptic Memo (Memo)

D
7 8-13
Patrick Jr HenryRigoberto Velasquez
7
132412
i
7

Rosie's Reward 16 

b g Warrior's Reward - Penrose (Lemon Drop Kid)

D
3 8-10 (ow2)
Robert BurneyJohn A Harris
Verdict

OUTDIDYA has impressed the last twice and could notch up a hat-trick here, with the consistent duo Conquest Nitro and Dee's Luck potentially the main dangers.

21:24 Portland Meadows (USA) (Dirt) 16 Oct 2018

Race 4 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $3,402 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
147634
i
1

Toro John 51 

dk g Malt Magic - Australia (Liberty Gold)

4 8-10
David MartinRobert Mccracken
2
333/8-57
i
2

Iron Sway 260 

b g Superior Success - Rushing Regal (Spearhead)

D
13 8-10 (ow5)
James EvansLiz Kowalski
3
245647
i
3

He's Gatsby 14 

dk g Cause to Believe - Amy Came Back (Archers Bay)

4 8-10
Lorenzo LopezRobert Baze
4
733572
i
4

Crystal Mtn Stormy 9 

dk g Coast Guard - Gold Hills Hoodoo (Private Gold)

3 8-7 (ow6)
Alex AnayaAshley Potts
5
418662
i
5

Wings Of Wisdom 16 

ch g War Power - Binky's Sister (High Brite)

D
4 8-10
Javier MatiasRobert Baze
6
515324
i
6

Catchthewoodnapper 16 

ch g Coast Guard - Keep Calm (Thunder Gulch)

3 8-7
Leonel Camacho FloresShelly Crowe
7
441645
i
7

Ragtime Beat 16 

b g Swiss Yodeler - P. T. Squirt (Pentelicus)

6 8-10 (ow2)
Robert BurneyDarlene Braden
8
433513
i
8

Stay In Power 16 

dk g War Power - Stay Awhile (Unbridled's Song)

D
3 8-10
Patrick Jr HenryLarry Ramnarine
Verdict

Crystal Mtn Stormy has claims if seeing out this longer trip, but the safer option may be recent 1m course second WINGS OF WISDOM, who holds Stay In Power (third) on that run and comes with fewer risks with regards to stamina.

21:52 Portland Meadows (USA) (Dirt) 16 Oct 2018

Race 5 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $3,465 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
744524
i
1

Justa Gusta 14 

dk g Matty G - Popcorn Mike (Lord Carson)

D
8 8-13
Jose ZuninoDarlene Braden
2
322293
i
2

Delineator Express 38 

b g Delineator - My Top Secret (He's Tops)

D
7 8-13
Javier MatiasJonathan Nance
3
737692
i
3

Hunterwood Point 14 

ch h Littleexpectations - Lambeth Walk (Silver Deputy)

D
9 8-13
Robert BurneyShawna Whiteside
4
21-3677
i
4

Kenai King 23 

dk g Harbor the Gold - Kirkela (Giant's Causeway)

D
7 8-13
J EstradaRobert Baze
5
234311
i
5
Green with white stripes on sleeves (S P P Llc And Rosales, Emilie Kubinova)

Beefcake 14 

dk g Private Gold - Whispered Affair (Lord Charmer)

D
Non Runner
6
982536
i
6

Murmansk 14 

b g Northern Afleet - Midnight Lightning (Mountain Cat)

8 8-13
Eduardo Gutierrez SosaDennis Hurley
7
3/0467-9
i
7

Doc 123 

b g Latent Heat - Venitienne (Giant's Causeway)

7 8-13
Leonel Camacho FloresFelimon Alvarado
8
411725-
i
8

Memphis Mobster 415 

b g Memo - Sweethrtofsigmachi (General Meeting)

D
11 8-13
Alex AnayaRigoberto Velasquez
9
672758
i
9

Mykx Bull 38 

dk g Abraaj - Pop's Bull (Holy Bull)

D
5 8-13
David MartinLeonardo Guerrero
10
123488
i
10

Always Outnumberd 14 

dk g Actor - Delray Dew (Devil His Due)

D
6 8-13
Kenneth DeonauthAndrew Bossung
Verdict

DELINEATOR EXPRESS picked up minor money over 5f last time and promises to be suited by this extra yardage. Memphis Mobster and Hunterwood Point are others expected to make their presence felt.

22:20 Portland Meadows (USA) (Dirt) 16 Oct 2018

Race 6 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $3,465 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
661140
i
1

Magarita Man 16 

b g Well Informed - Margaret B (Hennessy)

D
5 8-10 (ow7)
Jaime LopezTim Abraham
2
231158
i
2

Terrello 16 

dk g Terrell - Lady O' Roar (Man O' Roar)

D
5 8-13
Robert BurneyTiffani Mcdevitt
3
8-73544
i
3

Yossi 14 

dk g Terrell - Charmin Dot (Lord Charmer)

D
6 8-10
David MartinLeonard Williams
4
414323
i
4

Kendini 14 

gr/ g Dunkirk - Next Big Nothin' (Forest Wildcat)

D
7 8-10
Jose ZuninoSilvester Juarez
5
514842
i
5

Fear Of The Cat 14 

ch g Abraaj - Imaflashycat (Tale Of The Cat)

5 8-10
Patrick Jr HenryRobert Baze
6
75/3665
i
6

Known Defense 7 

dk g First Defence - Make Known (Mt. Livermore)

D
5 8-10
Vladimir JensenNick Winters
7
733236
i
7

Bobbygenesjustice 14 

b g Smart Chip - Wild Vegas (Renteria)

9 8-10 (ow3)
Alex AnayaCindy Hoover
8
617524
i
8

Tybee Island 32 

dk g Scat Daddy - Win For M'lou (Gilded Time)

4 8-10
Leonel Camacho FloresMary Tate
9
552735
i
9

Valid Prince 46 

dk g Harbor the Gold - Valid Princess (Valid Expectations)

D
4 8-10
Kenneth DeonauthNeil Knapp
10
255134
i
10

My Boy Rudy 39 

ch g Lucky Pulpit - Stop the Humor (Distorted Humor)

D
4 8-10
Eduardo Gutierrez SosaDennis Hurley
Verdict

TYBEE ISLAND holds Valid Prince (fifth) on his Emerald second in August and will prove tough to beat if running to a similar level this evening. Fear Of The Cat completes the shortlist.

22:48 Portland Meadows (USA) (Dirt) 16 Oct 2018

Race 7 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $3,465 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
2-21624
i
1
Teal, White Dots (Anthony Hoover)

Kings Court 101 

ch g Tribal Rule - Stars On the Water (Marquetry)

D
Non Runner
2
545155-
i
2

Seeking A Mystery 316 

ch g Heatseeker - Mystical Game (Game Plan)

D
5 8-13
J EstradaRobert Baze
3
224565
i
3

Rallying Market 14 

b g Rallying Cry - Market's Hope (Tropic Lightning)

D
5 8-13
Vladimir JensenCliff Carter
4
751/355-
i
4

Top Estate 460 

ch g Top Hit - Life Estate (Smokester)

D
6 8-13
Eduardo Gutierrez SosaCrystal Goode
5
432183
i
5

Empire Ruler 14 

gr/ g Empire Way - Short Sentence (Swiss Yodeler)

D
4 8-13
Javier MatiasJonathan Nance
6
232462
i
6

Crimson Warlock 14 

dk g Demon Warlock - Climb Every Wave (Thunder Gulch)

D BF
5 8-13
Robert BurneyRoddina Barrett
7
437865
i
7

Formal Joker 25 

dk g Formal Gold - Queen Of Slew (Corslew)

D
8 8-13
Jennifer WhitakerHoward Belvoir
8
414347
i
8

I B Tanner 14 

ch g Oh Tanner - Bad Anne (Bold Badgett)

D
6 8-13
Alex AnayaJames Craig
9
142143
i
9

Sweet Swindler 25 

b g Elusive Warning - Ms Jackdau (Birdonthewire)

D
4 8-13
Patrick Jr HenryAshley Potts
10
365344
i
10

Brenner 25 

dk g Wilburn - Joyful Me (Tribunal)

D
4 8-13
Lorenzo LopezBonnie Jenne
Verdict

Recent C&D second CRIMSON WARLOCK rates the one to beat under conditions known to suit. Sweet Swindler is feared most, though a big run from Brenner would also come as no surprise.

23:16 Portland Meadows (USA) (Dirt) 16 Oct 2018

Race 8 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $4,410 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
6-45231
i
1

My Son John 37 

b g Quality Road - At Risk (Dixie Union)

D
5 8-13
David MartinJohn A Harris
2
443123
i
2

Thunder 66 

b g Bernstein - One Only Knows (Barkerville)

D BF
8 8-13
Jose ZuninoJonathan Nance
3
833943
i
3

Jackson Teller 24 

dk g Forestry - Bagh Of Jewelz (A.P. Indy)

D
5 8-13
Lorenzo LopezDavid Ratko
4
522471
i
4

Credit Line 23 

dk g Cahill Road - Kaaaching (River Special)

D
8 8-13
Patrick Jr HenryRigoberto Velasquez
5
124661
i
5

Woody's Folly 14 

b g Any Given Saturday - South African Baby (Johannesburg)

D
6 8-10 (ow2)
Luis GonzalezNick Lowe
6
218411
i
6

Dark Morning 24 

dk g Morning Line - For Real Too (E Dubai)

D
3 8-10
Javier MatiasHoward Belvoir
7
63-7357
i
7

Westley 16 

b g Houseofroyalhearts - Mira's Magic (Katowice)

D
7 8-13
Leonel Camacho FloresMichael Bullene
8
9-65135
i
8

Dawson Who 9 

dk g The Way Home - Crafty Meme (Crafty Prospector)

D
8 8-10
Kenneth DeonauthAndrew Bossung
9
612636
i
9

Long Game 24 

b g Pleasantly Perfect - Lemon Drop Ridge (Lemon Drop Kid)

D
4 8-13
Robert BurneyRobert Baze
Verdict

MY SON JOHN is more than capable at this level and could have too much power at the finish for the likes of Credit Line and Woody's Folly.

23:44 Portland Meadows (USA) (Dirt) 16 Oct 2018

Race 9 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $4,158 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

9

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
151549
i
1

Ryan Walt 7 

dk g Nationhood - Lite Nite (Conquistador Cielo)

D
5 8-13
Luis GonzalezRobert Baze
2
212511
i
2

Please Be Me 25 

dk g Sea of Secrets - Please Lord (Lord Carson)

D
5 8-13
Lorenzo LopezPablo De
3
522163
i
3

Where's My Voucher 16 

dk g Storm Wolf - Oakley's Song (Bertrando)

D
6 8-13
Jose GuerreroJoel Yarbor
4
686437
i
4

Outoftheclouds 7 

b g Storm Victory - Yodeling Ann (Swiss Yodeler)

D
10 8-13
Eduardo Gutierrez SosaClifton Dennis
5
734675
i
5

Coming In Hot 16 

gr/ g Marino Marini - Miss Sandra Sue (Bertrando)

D
5 8-13 b
David MartinJose Raudales
6
515425
i
6

Straight Bourbon 23 

b g Not Bourbon - Nicole and Krista (Machiavellian)

D
6 8-13
Jose ZuninoEdwin Cornier
7
365343
i
7

Hashtag Bae 16 

dk g Margie's Wildcat - Bounty's Baby (Bertrando)

D
5 8-13
Javier MatiasJonathan Nance
Verdict

STRAIGHT BOURBON needs a strong pace to aim at and could well get that here with some likely front runners in the field. Please Be Me and Hashtag Bae are also noted.