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

Grit Reality 26 

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

D
7 8-9
Amanda SchwartzMarc Sharp
2
343532
i
2

Al 12 

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

D
4 8-9
Eddie DominguezLindsey Raines
3
324421
i
3

Stevedore 24 

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

3 8-2 (ow2)
Scott SpiethJeffrey Radosevich
4
7-85655
i
4

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

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

Pappillon 12 

dk g Outflanker - Karmageddon (Wildcat Heir)

D
3 8-5
Pablo MoralesTeresa Connelly
2
0-47742
i
2

Posse On Broadway 14 

b g Caleb's Posse - Praviana (Tapit)

D
4 8-9
Eddie DominguezManuel Criollo
3
5/860-21
i
3

Eucalyptus 40 

dk g Arch - Rasta Farian (Holy Bull)

D
6 8-9
Ronald Allen JrMichael Ferraro
4
35-5331
i
4

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

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

Elsie Time 19 

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

D
4 8-9
Nathan VickersGlenn Wismer
2
22-3332
i
2

Red Angry Bird 19 

ch g Overdriven - Awanda (Awad)

D
4 8-9
Angel StanleyRandall Russell
3
387321
i
3

Samedi Night 38 

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

3 8-4
Cassidy BurgWilliam Stites
4
321
i
4

Snaggletooth 18 

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

D
3 8-7 (ow6)
Arienne CoxWayne Rice
5
132654
i
5

Cumber 18 

dk g Mission Impazible - Ometz (Deputy Commander)

D
3 8-4
Jarred JournetRonald Puhl
6
159-644
i
6

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

Hot Traffic 20 

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

2 8-8
Willie MartinezRyan Walsh
2
8
i
2

Neverlookback 17 

ch c Hard Spun - Bonita Donita (Fusaichi Pegasus)

2 8-8
Addiel AyalaEduardo Rojas
3
3743
i
3

Collier Creek 20 

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

2 8-8
Christian PilaresRobert Gorham
4
2
i
4

Souper Courage 25 

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

BF
2 8-8
Luis GarciaMichael Trombetta
5
254
i
5

Dobby Hasno Master 20 

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

2 8-8
Nathan VickersKevin Rice
6
7632
i
6

Mad Luther 20 

b g Mad Flatter - La Belle Dame (Bertrando)

2 8-8
Pablo MoralesTeresa Connelly
7
766544
i
7

Blazin Liason 20 

b g Liaison - Heaven's Grace (Untuttable)

2 8-8 (ow5)
Arienne CoxWayne Rice
8
8
i
8

Not So Sterling 34 

gr/ g Archarcharch - Sterling J (Noble Causeway)

2 8-8
Jose BrachoAdam Rice
9
4
i
9

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

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

Play For Play 28 

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

D
8 8-9
Jose BrachoLance Stokes
3
552330
i
3

Midnight Princess 11 

b m Midnight Lute - Ace of Kay (Stravinsky)

D
6 8-9
Eddie DominguezManuel Criollo
4
8-53352
i
4

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

Senorita Sparkplug 7 

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

D BF
5 8-9
Scott SpiethKaty Cheeks
6
433265
i
6

Pretty Surprise 7 

b m Congrats - Pretty Dicey (Cherokee Run)

D
6 8-9
Nathan VickersAnthony Stabile
7
1-21144
i
7

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

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

Lily's Secret 14 

ch f D' Funnybone - Bold Dixie (Badge)

D
4 8-9
Willie MartinezBernard Kleine
2
5-46131
i
2

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

Sacred Season 42 

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

D
5 8-9
Pablo MoralesMark Tasso
5
544446
i
5

Lands Down Street 40 

dk f Scat Daddy - Sheer Beauty (Mizzen Mast)

4 8-9
Renzo DiazJr Odin Londono,
6
838-114
i
6

Leaving Dixie 26 

dk f Gone Astray - Jacqueline Gail (Tiger Ridge)

D
4 8-9
Mike AllenJ Rogers
7
393112
i
7

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

Eddington's Note 17 

b m Eddington - Samamtha Who (Sultry Song)

D
8 8-9
Willie MartinezJoseph Martin
2
984516
i
2

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

Funny Slam 20 

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

D
5 8-9
Eddie ZambranaBurton Sipp
4
1618-88
i
4

Madame Curie 64 

b f Smarty Jones - Manicure (Lemon Drop Kid)

4 8-9
Cassidy BurgWilliam Stites
5
473-151
i
5

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

Tianita 11 

b m Tiago - Red Anita (Red Bullet)

D
6 8-9
Ronald Allen JrTeresa Connelly
7
263223
i
7

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

Capt. Zippounas 14 

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

D
10 8-12
Luis GarciaGerald Brooks
2
536331
i
2

Victory Bringer 20 

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

8 8-12
Scott SpiethLarry Hayes
3
751223
i
3

Owl Creek 14 

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

D
7 8-9
Jose BrachoAlejandro Gomez
4
423122
i
4

Replay 14 

b g Flatter - Andrea Gail (Storm Bird)

D
6 8-9
Willie MartinezMichael Pappada
5
534216
i
5

Husband's Folly 14 

dk g Decarchy - Sabella (Atticus)

D
10 8-9
Pablo MoralesJohn Guciardo
6
9398-68
i
6

Barley Twist 21 

b g Bernardini - Lakabi (Nureyev)

D
7 8-9
Eddie DominguezMitchell Rappaport
7
644321
i
7

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

What's On Tap 28 

gr/ g Hansen - Quickstep Melody (Rahy)

4 8-9
Christian PilaresRobert Gorham
9
762341
i
9

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.