22:25 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 17 Aug 2017

Race 1 - Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $17,639 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
4167-24
i
1
Red, green sash, green diamonds on sleeves (Preston Stables LLC)

First Reward 23 

ch g Flower Alley - In A Haze (Smoke Glacken)

D
4 8-7
Antonio GallardoPavel Matejka
2
645831
i
2
Red, blue diamond belt, blue diamonds on sleeves (Paladin Of Pa)

Something Quinto 13 

dk g Jump Start - Risingalma (Risen Star)

D
Non Runner
3
551951
i
3
White, red hoops, blue stars on sleeves (Donald Brown, Jr)

Diamondback Jack 23 

dk g Messner - Call Her Gone (Caller I. D.)

D
3 8-3 (ow2)
Jeremy RoseTim Girten
4
61
i
4
Black, white dots on sleeves (Black Duck Racing)

Boyd Crowder 37 

dk c Not For Love - Softly Lit (Latent Heat)

D
3 8-3 (ow1)
Ronald Allen JrBrendan Walsh
5
221115
i
5
White, royal blue star, royal blue diamonds on sleeves (Rory Barron)

Echoes Of Thunder 7 

gr/ g Sky Classic - Garavogue (Daylami)

D
7 8-7
Luis GarciaRory Barron
6
2-34436
i
6
Black and white diamonds, white sleeves (Cathy Rozantz)

Whatdoistandfor 23 

gr/ g Holy Bull - Not What I Do (Parfaitement)

6 8-7
Addiel AyalaCathy Rozantz
7
1-31451
i
7
Yellow, white blocks, yellow sleeves (Drake Racing Stables, Muirfield Farm And Michael Lobalzo, Llc)

Rocky River 15 

b g Rockport Harbor - Salander (Omega Code)

D
3 8-3
Pablo MoralesTim Girten
Verdict

BOYD CROWDER was much improved when winning last time and can follow up here at the expense of fellow last-time-out winner Rocky River who is sure to go well also. Echoes Of Thunder's winning run came to an end last time but he is also a danger here and could bounce back to his best.

22:50 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 17 Aug 2017

Race 2 - Maiden Special Weight (2YO only)

Winner $17,010 - 11 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
3680
i
1
Orange, 'd' on blue ball, blue cuffs (Bobby Dupre)

Jersey Town Cat 43 

b c Jersey Town - Miss Bette M (Tale Of The Cat)

2 8-8
Renzo DiazMaria Deville
2
98
i
2
Royal blue, yellow diamond frame, black chevrons on yellow sleeves (Wayne Rice)

Freekson 31 

b g Mercer Mill - Batuka (Bates Motel)

2 8-8
Ronald Allen JrWayne Rice
3
395
i
3
Hunter green, white diamond, white diamond on sleeves (Robert Halmi)

That's Buckbeak 31 

b c With Distinction - Miss Primetime (Fusaichi Pegasus)

Withdrawn
4
86549
i
4
Lime green, white chevron (Carl Gilley)

Custom Infinity 21 

dk c Custom For Carlos - Cidaq (Lion Heart)

2 8-8
Addiel AyalaKevin Rice
5
i
5
White, lime green ball, lime green sleeves, white cap (The Elkstone Group LLC)

Random Thoughts 

b c Stay Thirsty - Winds Of Change (Mr. Greeley)

2 8-8
Huber Villa GomezRon Potts
6
i
6
Hunter Green (Tudox Farm)

Tudox Expectations 

ch c Any Given Saturday - Town Talk (Thunder Gulch)

2 8-8
Willie MartinezRon Potts
7
6497
i
7
Orange (Francisco Montalvo)

Whisperycrown 13 

ch g Get Stormy - Spankstress (Crafty Prospector)

2 8-8
Mike AllenCandace Diehl
8
77
i
8
Pink, black diablo, black seams and cuffs on pink sleeves (Thomas Cooper)

Savage Nation 11 

b c Two Step Salsa - Tacky Image (Halo's Image)

2 8-8
Erin WalkerT Cooper
9
422
i
9
Blue and white diamonds, white sleeves, blue seams (Kingsport Farm)

Ghost Giant 21 

dk g Frost Giant - Falbala (Ghostzapper)

2 8-8
Luis GarciaDavid Markgraf
10
66
i
10
Silver, blue diamond frame, blue diamonds on sleeves (William Sinkler)

Gorgonzola 11 

b g Courageous Cat - Lulie (Dixie Brass)

2 8-8
Mario PinoDavid Markgraf
11
4744
i
1A
Orange, 'd' on blue ball, blue cuffs (Bobby Dupre)

Kowboy Posse 21 

ch c Kodiak Kowboy - On The Expressway (Cahill Road)

2 8-8
Gilberto DelgadoMaria Deville
12
632233
i
2B
Royal blue, yellow diamond frame, black chevrons on yellow sleeves (Wayne Rice)

Chateau 21 

dk g Flat Out - Distinct Sparkle (With Distinction)

2 8-8 (ow4)
Arienne CoxWayne Rice
Verdict

Freekson will need to find improvement to figure, while Gorgonzola has the potential to make the frame. However, the vote goes to GHOST GIANT who has knocked on the door the last twice and can go one better here.

23:15 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 17 Aug 2017

Race 3 - Starter Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $15,120 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
42-4412
i
1
Purple, yellow diamond, yellow sleeves & cap (Ronald Clark)

Kiss The Princess 10 

ch m Any Given Saturday - Kiss the Breeze (Kafwain)

D
5 8-9
Antonio GallardoGerald Brooks
2
1-12311
i
2
Grey, red star, halved sleeves, grey and red halved cap (Breeze Easy, Llc)

Lady Oak (IRE)  10 

b f Arcano - Lady Of Kildare (Mujadil)

D
4 8-9
Addiel AyalaGlenn Wismer
3
57-7543
i
3
Black, yellow diamond, yellow diamonds on sleeves (Susan Radulski)

Haines City 10 

b m City Place - Hold Your Place (Out Of Place)

D
Non Runner
4
02-6782
i
4
Green, black blocks, green cuffs on black sleeves (Anne Walsh)

Cactus Copy 25 

dk f Cactus Ridge - Tres Copy (Souvenir Copy)

D BF
4 8-6
Huber Villa GomezRyan Walsh
5
713-131
i
5
Yellow, white blocks, yellow sleeves (Drake Racing Stables, Muirfield Farm And Michael Lobalzo, Llc)

Cavalia 25 

ch m Ghostzapper - Tina Dynamite (Dynaformer)

D
5 8-9
Ronald Allen JrTim Girten
6
323140
i
6
Green, red diamonds, red diamonds on white sleeves, red cap (Culnan Racing Stable)

Morethanjusthello 32 

dk f More Than Ready - Shehadmefromhello (Empire Maker)

D
Non Runner
7
119355
i
7
Purple, white diamonds, white diamonds on sleeves (Ralph Whitney)

Ballinskelligs 10 

ch f Malibu Moon - Eden's Storm (Stormy Atlantic)

4 8-6
Mario PinoMaria Bowersock
8
664656
i
8
Pink, Grey Sash (Adolfo Exposito)

Double Secret 51 

dk m Double Honor - Smart Secretary (Bertrando)

D
6 8-6
Luis RiveraAdolfo Exposito
9
211111
i
1A
Purple, yellow diamond, yellow sleeves & cap (Ronald Clark)

Sky Flower 32 

ch f Flower Alley - Sapphire Sky (Sky Mesa)

D
3 8-3 (ow1)
Luis GarciaGerald Brooks
Verdict

Lady Oak is respected here on a hat-trick bid, though she may have to settle for second place with the multiple winner CAVALIA looking poised to continue her recent run of form. Cactus Copy was much improved last time and is also considered.

23:40 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 17 Aug 2017

Race 4 - Allowance Optional Claiming (2YO only)

Winner $17,639 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
221
i
1
Green, white diamonds (Muirfield Farm And Girten, Tim)

Stardoza 9 

dk f Data Link - Lovely Reward (Gulch)

2 8-2 (ow3)
Jeremy RoseTim Girten
2
8216
i
2
White, purple diamonds on sleeves (Ron Potts)

Virtue And Vice 11 

b g Daaher - Tabadabado (Gilded Time)

2 8-5
Huber Villa GomezRon Potts
3
71
i
3
Purple, yellow diamond, yellow sleeves & cap (Levengood, Alexander R And Clark, Ronald)

Holiday Ice 11 

b c Ice Box - Holiday Chills (Harlan's Holiday)

2 8-5
Luis GarciaGerald Brooks
4
531
i
4
Navy, white hollow box, navy cap (David Downard)

Tiz Cold 13 

dk g Tiznow - Cool Slew (Seattle Slew)

2 8-5
Luis RiveraJeffrey Radosevich
5
2212
i
5
Red, white stars, blue cuffs on sleeves (Carl Hess, Jr)

Driven By History 11 

dk g Two Step Salsa - Mami Nena (High Yield)

2 8-5
Antonio GallardoTeresa Connelly
6
516
i
6
Green, black hoop (Bruno, Jerry And Pre K Farm Llc)

Lucky For Us 24 

ch f Lookin At Lucky - Malia (Regal Classic)

2 8-2 (ow1)
Willie MartinezMaria Deville
7
681
i
7
Lime green, brown diamond, lime and brown quartered sleeves (Blazing Meadows Farm And Twin Creek Racing Stables Llc)

Into The Gray 21 

gr/ c Graydar - Cute Cognac (Hennessy)

D
2 8-8
Luis ColonTimothy Hamm
8
15
i
1A
Green, white diamonds (Muirfield Farm And Girten, Tim)

Uncle Archie 11 

dk g Archarcharch - Star Dixie (Dixie Union)

2 8-5
Ronald Allen JrTim Girten
9
145
i
2B
White, purple diamonds on sleeves (Ron Potts)

Afterburner 7 

dk g Take Charge Indy - Brilliancy (Exchange Rate)

Non Runner
Verdict

STARDOZA has done little wrong so far and can follow up his impressive win last time here. Holiday Ice is another recent winner to consider, while Driven By History can also make the frame.

00:05 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 18 Aug 2017

Race 5 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $10,080 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
611544
i
1
Blue, white star, red sleeves, white seams (Arcadio Lopez)

Good Harbour 17 

b g El Nino - Makewayforwendy (Way West)

D
8 8-7
Huber Villa GomezArcadio Lopez
2
4-12725
i
2
White, royal blue large spots, white dots on red sleeves, red cap (M Ferraro)

Deficit Hawk 12 

dk g Midnight Lute - Wild Meeting (General Meeting)

D BF
5 8-7
Antonio GallardoM Ferraro
3
942113
i
3
Purple, black star (Michelle Helms)

One Buck Roma 11 

ch g Burning Roma - One Buck Coyote (Regal Humor)

D BF
7 8-7
Ronald Allen JrEdward Clouston
4
26-6115
i
4
Blue, white blocks, white blocks on sleeves (Ruberto Racing Stable, Inc)

Marchwood (GB)  23 

b g Assertive - Reeli Silli (Dansili)

D
Non Runner
5
913316
i
5
Blue, white ball, blue cap (Gerald Brooks)

Cee 'N O 21 

b g Silver Train - Gone Bye Bye (Smart Strike)

D
6 8-7
Luis GarciaGerald Brooks
6
014722
i
6
Black, Black Cap (JSR Stables, Inc)

Big Game Bob 45 

dk g Da Stoops - Body Talk (French Deputy)

D
6 8-7
Willie MartinezShelly Radosevich
7
21-5211
i
7
Neon yellow, blue blocks, neon yellow sleeves (Laurie Moore)

Brave Act 23 

dk g Langfuhr - Shield (Rahy)

D
7 8-10
Luis RiveraJeffrey Radosevich
Verdict

ONE BUCK ROMA's winning run came to an end last time but he can bounce back here and get back to his best. Cee 'n O is sure to be dangerous if on his A-game, while Brave Act is respected in search of a hat-trick.

00:30 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 18 Aug 2017

Race 6 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,300 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
24-5125
i
1
Maroon, grey diamond (Gene Burkholder)

Miso Bad 24 

gr/ m Irish Road - Miso Pretty (Forest Wildcat)

D
7 8-9
Antonio GallardoRonald Puhl
2
711-535
i
2
Black, maroon diamonds, maroon diamonds on sleeves (Jed Steffee)

Starship Journey 7 

ch m Keyed Entry - Dreaming Prayers (Songandaprayer)

D
Non Runner
3
223214
i
3
Silver, blue sash, blue sleeves (Randall Russell)

Gussied Up 7 

ch m Duckhorn - Oh Say Annie (Oh Say)

D BF
9 8-9
Huber Villa GomezRandall Russell
4
45-4431
i
4
Green, white diamonds (Muirfield Farm And Girten, Tim)

Little Snip 17 

ch m Mr. Sekiguchi - Super Sonic Sally (Roanoke)

D
5 8-9
Mario PinoTim Girten
5
942345
i
5
Green, white diamond, black sleeves (Sajor Stable)

Jojo's Gal 15 

dk m First Defence - Sand Gal (Bertrando)

D
6 8-9
Renzo DiazEduardo Rojas
6
5-65182
i
6
Kelly green, blue dots, blue sleeves (Walter Bindner, Jr)

Rangers Funny Girl 32 

dk f U S Ranger - Offlee Funny (Offlee Wild)

D
4 8-9
Willie MartinezJr Walter Bindner,
7
251455
i
7
Royal blue, yellow diamond frame, black chevrons on yellow sleeves (Wayne Rice)

Surfina 16 

dk m Noonmark - Structured (West By West)

D
Non Runner
8
1-63351
i
8
Purple, white ball, white seams on sleeves (Endeavor Bloodstock And Bizzy B Stable)

Sprinklesmiddle Ez 29 

ch m Sharp Humor - Golden Knot (Golden Missile)

D
8 8-9
Pablo MoralesTeresa Connelly
9
1-56153
i
9
White, green shamrock, white spots on green sleeves (Ariane Wilson)

Emerald Citadelle 15 

b m Bustin Stones - Citadelle (Dixie Brass)

D
5 8-9
Mike AllenAriane Wilson
Verdict

LITTLE SNIP got his head in front last time and can use that as a springboard for further success here. She gets the vote ahead of the improving Rangers Funny Girl, while Sprinklesmiddle Ez is also considered.

00:55 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 18 Aug 2017

Race 7 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO plus)

Winner $17,010 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
i
1
Green and white diagonal quarters, white seams on green sleeves (Broman, Sr , Chester And Mary)

Cougar Watch 

dk f Kitten's Joy - Prophetically (Pulpit)

Non Runner
2
4-54222
i
2
Silver, blue sash, blue sleeves (Randall Russell)

Red Starlet 16 

ch f Leroidesanimaux - Pisane Hills (Concorde's Tune)

3 8-6
Willie MartinezRandall Russell
3
3
i
3
Green, yellow cross (Commonwealth New Era Racing)

Lil Mo Gold 29 

b f Uncle Mo - Blushing Issue (Blushing John)

3 8-6
Antonio GallardoW Bourke
4
669-
i
4
Brown, white yoke, white bars sleeves (Gainesway Stable (Antony Beck))

One Call Away 291 

dk f Unbridled's Song - Gypsy Angel (Silver Train)

BF
3 8-6
Pablo MoralesEoin Harty
5
7228/2
i
5
Blue, blue cap (Richard Wukich)

Swaggy 22 

b m Scat Daddy - Fraqtus (Smart Strike)

5 8-9
Kris FoxMary McKinley
6
6770-56
i
6
Purple, yellow sash, yellow stripe on sleeves (Foxwood Meadow Racing)

Spicy Dancer 44 

ch m Capitano - Dashing Dancer (My Favorite Grub)

Non Runner
7
237
i
7
Lime green, black circled 'n', pink and yellow bars on sleeves (Wismer, Glenn S And Novogratz Racing Stables Inc)

Here Comes Ava 16 

gr/ f Monarchos - Artemis Priss (Cozar)

3 8-6
Erin WalkerGlenn Wismer
8
33236-
i
8
Green, white epaulets (Lonnie Stokes)

Heavenly Body 317 

b f Leroidesanimaux - Body Talk (French Deputy)

4 8-9
Addiel AyalaLance Stokes
Verdict

RED STARLET has been knocking on the door of late and can go one better here and land a first victory. Lil Mo Gold did nothing wrong on debut and is a contender here, while Swaggy looked back to her best last time and is worthy of a place on the shortlist.

01:20 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 18 Aug 2017

Race 8 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $8,191 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

1m 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
444164
i
1
White, red hoops, red armlets on sleeves (Hill Farm Llc)

Deedeelicious 10 

b f Zarbyev - Cigar Starter (Jump Start)

D
4 8-9
Eddie DominguezAnthony Stabile
2
8-77731
i
2
Silver, blue sash, blue sleeves (Randall Russell)

Princess Aaris 18 

dk m Formal Dinner - Claws'n Daggers (Bet Twice)

D
5 8-9
Willie MartinezRandall Russell
3
645124
i
3
Red, black belt, black blocks on sleeves (Richard Vermillion)

Qualifying 14 

b f Quality Road - Good Cause (Giant's Causeway)

D BF
4 8-6
Antonio GallardoDale Capuano
4
914333
i
4
Lime, lime cap (Paul McEntee)

Hot 8 

b f Ready's Image - Ablaze (Forest Camp)

D
4 8-6
Kris FoxPaul Mcentee
5
521424
i
5
Red, white horseshoe (Alexander Levengood)

Cherokee Lightning 10 

dk f Brilliant Speed - Cherokee Moonlight (Cherokee Run)

D
3 8-3 (ow1)
Luis GarciaGerald Brooks
6
122341
i
6
Yellow, black horseshoes (Joseph Cheeks)

My Angel My Saint 10 

b f Bullet Train - Sainttwok (Saint Ballado)

D
3 8-6
Erin WalkerJoseph Cheeks
7
9-74854
i
7
Grey, blue circled 'wf', blue bars on sleeves (WINTERHAWK FARM)

Regal Suave 8 

b m Suave - Regal Snicker (Regal Classic)

D
Non Runner
8
19-51
i
8
White, Green armlets, White Cap (Joseph Besecker)

Cocoleecho 18 

dk f Warrior's Reward - Harbor Cruise (Boston Harbor)

3 8-3 (ow2)
Jeremy RoseNick Caruso
9
641541
i
9
Purple, yellow chevrons, purple sleeves, yellow hoop (No Lunks Stable Llc)

Judgement Free 37 

b f Boys At Tosconova - Notacharlie'sangel (Fappie's Notebook)

D
3 8-3 (ow1)
Andre WorrieJeremiah Englehart
10
246123
i
1A
White, red hoops, red armlets on sleeves (Hill Farm Llc)

Pegasus Kitten 50 

ch f Kitten's Joy - Fupeg's Delight (Fusaichi Pegasus)

D
4 8-6
Gilberto DelgadoAnthony Stabile
11
353222
i
2B
Silver, blue sash, blue sleeves (Randall Russell)

Solid Friendship 8 

dk m Borrego - Dixie Joy (Dixie Union)

D
6 8-6
Huber Villa GomezRandall Russell
Verdict

JUDGEMENT FREE was an impressive winner last time and can fight out the finish here with fellow last-time-out winner Cocoleecho. The consistent Hot can also get involved.