22:25 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 19 Aug 2018

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $7,560 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

1m 70y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
5-56777
i
1
White, aquamarine chevrons on sleeves, white cap (Marc Sharp)

Grit Reality 26 

gr/ g Proper Texan - Sahara Sound (Gold Case)

D
7 8-9
Amanda SchwartzMarc Sharp
2
343532
i
2
Black (Lindsey Raines)

Al 12 

b g Albert The Great - Citizen Jaks (Proud Citizen)

D
4 8-9
Eddie DominguezLindsey Raines
3
324421
i
3
yellow, green hoops (Spicer, Richard And Spitler, D William)

Stevedore 24 

dk g Stephen Got Even - Sleek Runner (Cherokee Run)

3 8-2 (ow2)
Scott SpiethJeffrey Radosevich
4
7-85655
i
4
Grey, blue and red hoop, blue and red hoops on sleeves (Robert Grant)

Heza Tailwind 12 

dk g Albert The Great - Griffin's Creek (Griffinite)

D
6 8-9
Nathan VickersHenry Miller
5
448-372
i
5
Rose, blue diamonds (Elizabeth Merryman)

Fevered Affair 41 

b g Proud Citizen - Party Fever (Stormin Fever)

D BF
Non Runner
6
445487
i
6
Grey, blue circled 'wf', blue bars on sleeves (WINTERHAWK FARM)

Ima Smarty Cat 12 

dk g Smarty Jones - Kitty Cat Wins (Noble Cat)

D
5 8-9
Jose BrachoKimberly DePasquale
Verdict

STEVEDORE scored well last time and can follow up here. Crossbar hitters Fevered Affair and Al are others to consider.

22:50 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 19 Aug 2018

Race 2 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $8,190 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

1m 70y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
6-74211
i
1
Black, red diamond belt, red diamonds on sleeves (Headless Horsemen Racing Stable Llc)

Pappillon 12 

dk g Outflanker - Karmageddon (Wildcat Heir)

D
3 8-5
Pablo MoralesTeresa Connelly
2
0-47742
i
2
Forest green (Aramis Hernandez)

Posse On Broadway 14 

b g Caleb's Posse - Praviana (Tapit)

D
4 8-9
Eddie DominguezManuel Criollo
3
5/860-21
i
3
Black and white halves (Barry Schwartz)

Eucalyptus 40 

dk g Arch - Rasta Farian (Holy Bull)

D
6 8-9
Ronald Allen JrMichael Ferraro
4
35-5331
i
4
Silver, blue sash, blue sleeves (Randall Russell)

As Good As We Get 12 

dk g Formal Dinner - Fappy's Walker (Skywalker)

6 8-9
Huber Villa GomezRandall Russell
5
821337
i
5
Red, white horseshoe (Alexander Levengood)

Lucky Kick 25 

ch g Lucky Pulpit - Just for Kicks (Crafty Prospector)

D
3 8-2 (ow2)
Luis GarciaGerald Brooks
6
8-41865
i
6
White, blue circle, white sleeves, white cap (Ronald Connelly)

Crafty Colonel 14 

b g Colonel John - Yankee Belle (Yankee Gentleman)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

PAPPILLON has impressed the last twice and can land a hat-trick here. Recent winners Eucalyptus and As Good As We Get are others to note.

23:15 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 19 Aug 2018

Race 3 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $10,710 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
6-53136
i
1
Lime green, black circled 'n', pink and yellow bars on sleeves (Novogratz Racing Stables Inc)

Elsie Time 19 

gr/ g Macho Uno - Old Time Religion (Buddha)

D
4 8-9
Nathan VickersGlenn Wismer
2
22-3332
i
2
Silver, blue sash, blue sleeves (Randall Russell)

Red Angry Bird 19 

ch g Overdriven - Awanda (Awad)

D
4 8-9
Angel StanleyRandall Russell
3
387321
i
3
Yellow, black star (William Gotwals)

Samedi Night 38 

b g Any Given Saturday - Manicure (Lemon Drop Kid)

3 8-4
Cassidy BurgWilliam Stites
4
321
i
4
Royal blue, yellow diamond frame, black chevrons on yellow sleeves (Wayne Rice)

Snaggletooth 18 

b g Discreet Cat - Fillie by the Bay (Elusive Quality)

D
3 8-7 (ow6)
Arienne CoxWayne Rice
5
132654
i
5
Red, grey belt, grey band on sleeves (Boggs, Jack, L And Silver, Gerald)

Cumber 18 

dk g Mission Impazible - Ometz (Deputy Commander)

D
3 8-4
Jarred JournetRonald Puhl
6
159-644
i
6
Pink, black ball (Murphy, Linda A And Cooper, Thomas J)

Solitary Jack 19 

dk g Exclusive Quality - Honest Promise (Numerous)

D
4 8-9
Addiel AyalaT Cooper
Verdict

Samedi Night and Snaggletooth have both run well of late when getting into the winner's enclosure. However, preference is for frequent frame-hitter RED ANGRY BIRD, who has made the podium on every run since scoring late last year.

23:40 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 19 Aug 2018

Race 4 - Maiden Special Weight (2YO only)

Winner $17,010 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
6
i
1
Green, black blocks, black sleeves (Shagbark Farm, Llc)

Hot Traffic 20 

gr/ g Cross Traffic - Hot Touch (Touch Gold)

2 8-8
Willie MartinezRyan Walsh
2
8
i
2
Purple, yellow slvs (Les Wagner)

Neverlookback 17 

ch c Hard Spun - Bonita Donita (Fusaichi Pegasus)

2 8-8
Addiel AyalaEduardo Rojas
3
3743
i
3
Purple, yellow spot, black bars on white sleeves (Mast Thoroughbreds LLC)

Collier Creek 20 

b c Run Away and Hide - Brave Mizz (Mizzen Mast)

2 8-8
Christian PilaresRobert Gorham
4
2
i
4
White, red dots, black sleeves (Live Oak Plantation)

Souper Courage 25 

b c Giant's Causeway - Seasoned Warrior (Majestic Warrior)

BF
2 8-8
Luis GarciaMichael Trombetta
5
254
i
5
White, green disc, green cuffs on sleeves (Rice Racing)

Dobby Hasno Master 20 

dk c Revolving - Cat in the Tree (Forest Wildcat)

2 8-8
Nathan VickersKevin Rice
6
7632
i
6
Red, white stars, blue cuffs on sleeves (Carl Hess, Jr)

Mad Luther 20 

b g Mad Flatter - La Belle Dame (Bertrando)

2 8-8
Pablo MoralesTeresa Connelly
7
766544
i
7
Royal blue, yellow diamond frame, black chevrons on yellow sleeves (Wayne Rice)

Blazin Liason 20 

b g Liaison - Heaven's Grace (Untuttable)

2 8-8 (ow5)
Arienne CoxWayne Rice
8
8
i
8
Black, black cap (Adam Rice)

Not So Sterling 34 

gr/ g Archarcharch - Sterling J (Noble Causeway)

2 8-8
Jose BrachoAdam Rice
9
4
i
9
Green, black blocks, black sleeves (Shagbark Farm, Llc)

Darby Dart 34 

dk g American Lion - Bugle Ann (Birdstone)

2 8-8
Huber Villa GomezRyan Walsh
Verdict

MAD LUTHER has the experience to take this and having knocked on the door last time can go one better here. Souper Courage was a beaten favourite when second on debut and should have more to offer, while Dobby Hasno Master could also play a part.

00:05 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 20 Aug 2018

Race 5 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $10,080 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
5-53556
i
1
White, maroon blocks, maroon chevrons on sleeves (Sycamore Lane Stable)

Just Too Much 13 

b m Coastal Storm - Just Not Enough (Sultry Song)

D
6 8-9
Pablo MoralesTeresa Connelly
2
21169/7
i
2
Green, white epaulets (Lonnie Stokes)

Play For Play 28 

b m Pretty Wild - Aly's Joyce (Capote)

D
8 8-9
Jose BrachoLance Stokes
3
552330
i
3
Yellow, red stripes (Take A Shot Llc)

Midnight Princess 11 

b m Midnight Lute - Ace of Kay (Stravinsky)

D
6 8-9
Eddie DominguezManuel Criollo
4
8-53352
i
4
Blue, grey diamond (Puhl Stables Llc)

Storm On Bye 12 

dk m Woke Up Dreamin - Pete n' Pete (A.P. Indy)

D
10 8-9
Jarred JournetRonald Puhl
5
422144
i
5
Turquoise, yellow star, black horseshoe, black sleeves (Katy Cheeks)

Senorita Sparkplug 7 

gr/ m Senor Swinger - Girls' Getaway (Skip Away)

D BF
5 8-9
Scott SpiethKaty Cheeks
6
433265
i
6
White, orange ball, orange and lime quartered sleeves (Golden Ace Stable)

Pretty Surprise 7 

b m Congrats - Pretty Dicey (Cherokee Run)

D
6 8-9
Nathan VickersAnthony Stabile
7
1-21144
i
7
Pink, black diablo, black seams and cuffs on pink sleeves (Thomas Cooper)

Bekki's Dance 19 

b m Dance With Ravens - I'm a Little Busy (Polish Numbers)

D
6 8-9
Addiel AyalaT Cooper
8
326517
i
8
White, purple diamonds on sleeves (Ron Potts)

Overtime Goal 7 

dk m City Place - Crossing Over (Kris S.)

D
7 8-12
Huber Villa GomezRon Potts
Verdict

Veteran STORM ON BYE knocked on the door last time and could easily go one better here to see off the consistent pair, Bekki's Dance and Senorita Sparkplug.

00:30 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 20 Aug 2018

Race 6 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $11,970 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
463612
i
1
Light blue, silver stars (John Vazquez)

Lily's Secret 14 

ch f D' Funnybone - Bold Dixie (Badge)

D
4 8-9
Willie MartinezBernard Kleine
2
5-46131
i
2
Purple, yellow diamond, yellow sleeves & cap (Ronald Clark)

Stellar Trick 14 

dk f Hat Trick - Hi Ho Euro (Eurosilver)

D
3 8-7
Luis GarciaGerald Brooks
3
341343
i
3
Scarlet, grey stars, grey cuffs on sleeves (Country Acres Stables Llc)

Abbey's Snow White 17 

gr/ m Prospector Street - Robyn's Maid (Robyn Dancer)

Non Runner
4
43-3317
i
4
Black, maroon diamonds, maroon chevrons on sleeves, black cap (Little Flower Farm, Llc)

Sacred Season 42 

dk m Girolamo - Seasons Wise (Wiseman's Ferry)

D
5 8-9
Pablo MoralesMark Tasso
5
544446
i
5
Black, white yoke, white cuffs on sleeves (Michelle Winters)

Lands Down Street 40 

dk f Scat Daddy - Sheer Beauty (Mizzen Mast)

4 8-9
Renzo DiazJr Odin Londono,
6
838-114
i
6
Yellow, green hoop (Rogers, J Michael And Fromal, Joann)

Leaving Dixie 26 

dk f Gone Astray - Jacqueline Gail (Tiger Ridge)

D
4 8-9
Mike AllenJ Rogers
7
393112
i
7
Green, orange braces, green and orange quartered cap (Whitney Bicknell)

Dang It Dorothy 11 

b f Tizway - Smart Catch (Conquistador Cielo)

3 8-4
Jose BrachoBen Delong
8
242113
i
8
Orange, blue disc, orange cap (Glenn Wismer)

Here Comes Ava 14 

gr/ f Monarchos - Artemis Priss (Cozar)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

STELLAR TRICK has won two of her last three and while there is plenty of competition in here, she should play a leading role once again. Lily's Secret and Here Comes Ava could have more to come.

00:55 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 20 Aug 2018

Race 7 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $10,710 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
3-42432
i
1
Red, garnet horseshoe, red spots on white sleeves (Martin Brothers Racing Stable, Inc)

Eddington's Note 17 

b m Eddington - Samamtha Who (Sultry Song)

D
8 8-9
Willie MartinezJoseph Martin
2
984516
i
2
Red, white hoops, red and white quartered cap (Gene Burkholder)

On Her Honor 17 

gr/ f To Honor And Serve - Special Grayce (Smart Strike)

D
4 8-9
Eddie DominguezRonald Puhl
3
553346
i
3
White and red quarters, red stripes on sleeves (Burton Sipp)

Funny Slam 20 

ch m D' Funnybone - Sweet Slam (Grand Slam)

D
5 8-9
Eddie ZambranaBurton Sipp
4
1618-88
i
4
Yellow, black star (William Gotwals)

Madame Curie 64 

b f Smarty Jones - Manicure (Lemon Drop Kid)

4 8-9
Cassidy BurgWilliam Stites
5
473-151
i
5
Hunter green, silver diamond, silver v, green cap (Tudox Farm)

I Zoom 17 

dk m Burning Roma - Lake Louise (Devil His Due)

D
6 8-12
Huber Villa GomezRon Potts
6
268-671
i
6
White, maroon blocks, maroon chevrons on sleeves (Sycamore Lane Stable)

Tianita 11 

b m Tiago - Red Anita (Red Bullet)

D
6 8-9
Ronald Allen JrTeresa Connelly
7
263223
i
7
Hunter green, white sash, green bars on white sleeves (Endeavor Bloodstock Llc)

Unflinching 19 

b m Straight Man - Lucky Cassie (Carnivalay)

D
8 8-9
Pablo MoralesTeresa Connelly
Verdict

I ZOOM has won two of her three starts in 2018 and looks set for a leading role once again. Tianita was much improved when scoring last time and needs consideration, while Eddington's Note could also get competitive.

01:20 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 20 Aug 2018

Race 8 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,930 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

1m 1f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
411-231
i
1
Red, white circle (Laramie Racing Stable, Llc)

Capt. Zippounas 14 

gr/ g Sligo Bay - Lucy Above (Wekiva Springs)

D
10 8-12
Luis GarciaGerald Brooks
2
536331
i
2
White, orange and brown hoops, brown sleeves, orange armlets, orange cap (Susan Miller)

Victory Bringer 20 

ch g Big Brown - Evil's Pic (Piccolino)

8 8-12
Scott SpiethLarry Hayes
3
751223
i
3
White, red disc , white sleeves (Rumba Caliente Stable)

Owl Creek 14 

dk g Giant's Causeway - Wine and Dyne (Dynaformer)

D
7 8-9
Jose BrachoAlejandro Gomez
4
423122
i
4
Lime green, royal blue blocks (A And M Stables)

Replay 14 

b g Flatter - Andrea Gail (Storm Bird)

D
6 8-9
Willie MartinezMichael Pappada
5
534216
i
5
Black, blue and white sash, blue and white stripes on sleeves (Kathleen Guciardo)

Husband's Folly 14 

dk g Decarchy - Sabella (Atticus)

D
10 8-9
Pablo MoralesJohn Guciardo
6
9398-68
i
6
Turquoise, yellow diamond belt (Mitchell Rappaport)

Barley Twist 21 

b g Bernardini - Lakabi (Nureyev)

D
7 8-9
Eddie DominguezMitchell Rappaport
7
644321
i
7
Yellow and purple halved, black horse (Holly Delaney)

Crown Prince 14 

gr/ g Smoke Glacken - Deputy Judy R N (Silver Deputy)

D
6 8-12
Kris FoxRory Barron
8
17-7626
i
8
Purple, yellow spot, black bars on white sleeves (Mast Thoroughbreds LLC)

What's On Tap 28 

gr/ g Hansen - Quickstep Melody (Rahy)

4 8-9
Christian PilaresRobert Gorham
9
762341
i
9
Red, silver sleeves (Martin Brothers, Inc And Mitchell, Chance)

Sports Reporter 25 

b c Harlan's Holiday - Lotta Rhythm (Rhythm)

4 8-12
Huber Villa GomezJoseph Martin
Verdict

CAPT. ZIPPOUNAS and Sports Reporter look the ones most likely to fight this out, with the consistent Replay and Owl Creek also entitled to respect.