22:25 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 25 Sep 2018

Race 1 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

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

1

1m 70y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
523349
i
1
Orange, blue diamond, blue diamonds on sleeves (Leland Hayes)

Mattizar 14 

b g Tapizar - Bluegrass Smile (Bluegrass Cat)

3 8-7
Eddie DominguezLeland Hayes
2
975838
i
2
White, blue circle, white sleeves, white cap (Ronald Connelly)

Johnny Junior 14 

b g Desert Party - Virginia Sunset (Slavic)

4 8-12
Mike AllenRonald Connelly
3
6-75535
i
3
Turquoise, turquoise dots on orange sleeves (Kap Stable)

Son Will 14 

ch g Senor Amigo - Whistler's Lady (Executive Order)

5 8-12
Amanda SchwartzW Bourke
4
453872
i
4
Baby blue, brown and white hoop, brown and white hoop on sleeves (Holly McKinnon)

Country Waltz 14 

dk g Country Only - Silvery Waltz (Silver Ending)

D
7 8-12
Stephanie SheroskiGeorge Landsberger
5
777856
i
5
Light blue, grey stars, grey bars on sleeves (Kim Schneider)

My Blind Date 6 

dk g Temple City - Kissin Bobby Vicar (Vicar)

4 8-12
Vladimir DiazKim Schneider
6
424464
i
6
Scarlet, grey stars, grey cuffs on sleeves (Country Acres Stables Llc)

After The Money 14 

dk g After Market - We Got A Lemon (Lemon Drop Kid)

4 8-12
Nathan VickersJamie Buhrow
Verdict

AFTER THE MONEY has been running well enough of late, and can finally get his head in front at the 33rd attempt. Mattizar and Son Will look the most solid threats to the selection.

22:50 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 25 Sep 2018

Race 2 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $9,450 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
766-451
i
1
Lime green, blue hoops on sleeves, blue cap (Loooch Racing Stables, Inc)

Katalox 12 

b g Old Forester - Woodland City (Al Mufti)

D
4 8-12
Scott SpiethJeffrey Radosevich
2
221231
i
2
White, pink and green hoops, pink band on green sleeves (Shane Meyers)

Hopehard 15 

b g Dunkirk - Jazzy Melissa (Grand Slam)

D
7 8-12
Luis GarciaShane Meyers
3
454644
i
3
Red, pink sash, red cap (Algarcon Stables)

Wild Winter 19 

b g Wildcat Heir - Tchopitioulas (Woodman)

D
8 8-9
Mike AllenLisa Allen
4
224542
i
4
Purple, gold chevrons, gold stripe on sleeves (James Fisher)

Nopalito 19 

dk g Two Step Salsa - Haut Monde (Malabar Gold)

D BF
6 8-9
Antonio GallardoS Kintz
5
956266
i
5
Turquoise, white sash, white stripes on sleeves (George Landsberger)

Ruby's Love 21 

b g Not For Love - Ruby Rubles (Scarlet Ibis)

D
6 8-9
Stephanie SheroskiGeorge Landsberger
6
662812
i
6
Black (Paul Catanio)

I Scream Sunday 14 

b m Silent Name - Whispertoascream (Honor Grades)

D
7 8-6
Erin WalkerPaul Catanio
7
129544
i
7
Black, pink circled 'l', pink sleeves (Beryl Larue)

Donation 9 

dk g Hard Spun - Generosity (Unbridled's Song)

5 8-9
Pablo MoralesDorothy Gentner
Verdict

NOPALITO has been knocking on the door on his past couple of starts and his recent second in this grade is more than good enough to see him back to winning form here. Katalox and Hopehard complete the shortlist.

23:15 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 25 Sep 2018

Race 3 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $5,985 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
474540
i
1
Silver, blue sash, blue sleeves (Randall Russell)

Diablo Bromista 8 

b g Comedy Show - Slews Choice (Slew City Slew)

D
7 8-9
Huber Villa GomezRandall Russell
2
6-49578
i
2
Royal blue, orange belt, orange sleeves (Susan Moyer)

They Call Me Gus 34 

b g Fidrych - Vice Regency (Vice Regent)

D
Non Runner
3
5778-70
i
3
Green, green diamonds on white sleeves (Jeff Brooks)

Nikispring 13 

b g Spring At Last - Nikita (Slew City Slew)

D
5 8-9
Kris FoxDebbie Brooks
4
76/7-462
i
4
White, black diamonds (Thomas Rozantz)

Our Smokin Hero 8 

gr/ g Half Ours - She's Our Hero (Partner's Hero)

D
8 8-9
Nathan VickersCathy Rozantz
5
4253-20
i
5
White and red quarters, red stripes on sleeves (Burton Sipp)

Urduwaaz 10 

b h Invasor - Ijaaza (Storm Cat)

6 8-9
Eddie DominguezBurton Sipp
6
27-7700
i
6
Light blue, grey stars, grey bars on sleeves (Kim Schneider)

Julios Cat 14 

dk g Western Pride - Julia Cat (Sir Cat)

D
9 8-9
Vladimir DiazKim Schneider
7
700773
i
7
Maroon, grey sleeves (Kathy Antus)

Ausable River 12 

b g Noonmark - Sehra (Silver Hawk)

7 8-9
Mike AllenLawrence Antus
8
485446
i
8
Pink, black diablo, black seams and cuffs on pink sleeves (Thomas Cooper)

Outlaw Kelly 21 

b g Kela - Out With It (Opening Verse)

D
10 8-9
Addiel AyalaT Cooper
Verdict

Outlaw Kelly and They Call Me Gus both merit respect on their recent performances, but OUR SMOKIN HERO sets the standard on his recent second over C&D and that form looks the strongest on offer.

23:40 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 25 Sep 2018

Race 4 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,300 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

1m 70y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
004989
i
1
White, green diamonds, green cuffs on sleeves (Epona Farm Llc)

Renzo Bertoni 21 

b g Alphabet Soup - Raisedonroyalty (Louis Quatorze)

D
9 8-9 (ow2)
Amanda SchwartzDebbie Brooks
2
345356
i
2
Lime green, royal blue blocks (A And M Stables)

Seeya When I Seeya 14 

ch g Student Council - Suave Sentiment (Caerleon)

D
8 8-9
Erin WalkerMichael Pappada
3
867584
i
3
Purple, black star (Michelle Helms)

Majestic Spring 21 

dk g Spring At Last - Powder Bowl (Pleasant Colony)

D
6 8-9
Willie MartinezEddie Clouston
4
98-6872
i
4
Turquoise, yellow diamond belt (Mitchell Rappaport)

Barley Twist 14 

b g Bernardini - Lakabi (Nureyev)

D
7 8-9
Eddie DominguezMitchell Rappaport
5
524334
i
5
Blue, white stars on red sleeves (Paul Groves)

Full Metal 14 

gr/ g Fort Prado - Jousting (Sword Dance)

D
7 8-9
Scott SpiethGlenroy Brown
6
569567
i
6
Turquoise, pink blocks, pink stripe on sleeves (Diane Brown)

Ride This Train 15 

b g Candy Ride - Smart N Classy (Smart Strike)

D
7 8-9
Kris FoxMiles Heinen
7
0-68645
i
7
Light green, orange star, orange sleeves (Bernardo Mongil)

Mangold 15 

ch g Disco Rico - Obsession for Gold (Imperial Fling)

D
7 8-9
Jose BrachoDorothy Gentner
8
4753/32-
i
8
White, pink and green hoops, pink band on green sleeves (Judy Meyers)

Rockin' Melody 399 

dk g Rock Hard Ten - Eternal Melody (Shinko King)

D
8 8-9
Pablo MoralesShane Meyers
Verdict

ROCKIN' MELODY hasn't been out for a year, but his work has been encouraging and he can account for Barley Twist and Majestic Spring.

00:05 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 26 Sep 2018

Race 5 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $8,820 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

1m 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
253358
i
1
Grey, blue circled 'wf', blue bars on sleeves (WINTERHAWK FARM)

Alandtom 19 

b g El Corredor - Speak Halory (Verbatim)

D
Non Runner
2
234191
i
2
Red, silver sleeves (Martin Brothers, Inc And Mitchell, Chance)

Sports Reporter 23 

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

D
4 8-12
Mike AllenJoseph Martin
3
421613
i
3
Black, blue and white sash, blue and white stripes on sleeves (Kathleen Guciardo)

Husband's Folly 16 

dk g Decarchy - Sabella (Atticus)

D
10 8-9
Scott SpiethJohn Guciardo
4
121836
i
4
Purple, black star (Michelle Helms)

Tree Fire 20 

b h Silver Tree - Island Design (Chester House)

D
7 8-9
Eddie DominguezEddie Clouston
5
232321
i
5
Red (Ten N Change Stable, Llc)

Veya 29 

ch g Giant's Causeway - Gossamer (Seattle Slew)

D
7 8-12
Jose BrachoCally Herrington
6
655361
i
6
Green, white diamond, green diamonds on white sleeves (Starlight Racing Stable Llc)

Qeyaas 16 

b g Haafhd - Shawahid (A.P. Indy)

D
8 8-12
Kris FoxNick Caruso
7
122347
i
7
Orange, aqua chevron hoop, aqua armlets on sleeves (Greg Worner)

Owl Creek 19 

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

D
7 8-9
Addiel AyalaJ Rogers
8
661411
i
8
Green, white diamond, black sleeves (Sajor Stable)

Tinto Mesa 16 

b g Sky Mesa - Miss Prado (El Prado)

D
6 8-12
Pablo MoralesEduardo Rojas
Verdict

The hat-trick seeking TINTO MESA has improved considerably for a drop to this grade, and he can continue his fine form over Husband's Folly and Qeyaas.

00:30 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 26 Sep 2018

Race 6 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $11,970 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
221353
i
1
Lime green, blue hoops on sleeves, blue cap (Loooch Racing Stables, Inc)

Texas Music 21 

b f Maclean's Music - Mizoes Ready (More Than Ready)

D
4 8-9
Scott SpiethJeffrey Radosevich
2
114222
i
2
Green, white diamonds, white diamonds on sleeves (J Rogers)

Leaving Dixie 12 

dk f Gone Astray - Jacqueline Gail (Tiger Ridge)

D
4 8-9
Mike AllenJ Rogers
3
01-2241
i
3
White, purple blocks, purple hoops on sleeves (Hillcrest Farm)

Lorelei 81 

dk f Dialed In - Pirata (Pirate Army)

D
3 8-5
Erin WalkerThomas Smith
4
314315
i
4
Orange, silver stripes (Roger Simons)

Dance Or Stroll 8 

dk f Stroll - Dancinginthecity (City Zip)

D
3 8-8
Antonio GallardoGerald Brooks
5
152271
i
5
White, green disc, green cuffs on sleeves (Rice Racing)

Alexandra Kay 8 

ch f Factum - Barnie Fife (Deputy Minister)

D
3 8-8
Addiel AyalaKevin Rice
6
313616
i
6
White, red ball, white blocks on sleeves (J S R Stable, Inc)

Poquito Rose 21 

ch f Wilburn - Poquito Nikawa (Parade Ground)

D
3 8-5
Willie MartinezShelly Radosevich
7
533226
i
7
Green, white diamonds (Muirfield Farm And Girten, Tim)

Stardoza 12 

dk f Data Link - Lovely Reward (Gulch)

D
3 8-5
Pablo MoralesTim Girten
Verdict

ALEXANDRA KAY has been a model of consistency throughout the past couple of months, with a couple of wins backed up with placed efforts. She is taken to double up with Dance Or Stroll and Leaving Dixie the main threats to the selection.

00:55 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 26 Sep 2018

Race 7 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $17,640 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

1m 70y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In - Result Stands
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
339564
i
1
White, royal blue star, royal blue diamonds on sleeves (Rory Barron)

Echoes Of Thunder 16 

gr/ g Sky Classic - Garavogue (Daylami)

D
8 8-9
Erin WalkerRory Barron
2
421
i
2
Yellow, blue sash, blue bars on sleeves (John Teas, Jr)

In It To Win 23 

gr/ c Dunkirk - Jellyberry (With Approval)

D
Non Runner
3
7-351
i
3
White, large black spots , red cuffs on sleeves, white and red quartered cap (Hudson River Farms)

Skydiving 43 

dk g Jump Start - Solitary Strife (Fit To Fight)

D
3 8-4
Scott SpiethJonathan Sheppard
4
453885
i
4
White, red ball, white blocks on sleeves (J S R Stable, Inc)

Balk 21 

b g Street Boss - Countingoncarolynn (Dixie Union)

D
5 8-9
Huber Villa GomezShelly Radosevich
5
424354
i
5
Lime, black star (Mark Hoffman)

Uncle Dave 7 

b g Langfuhr - Party Queen (Cozzene)

D
8 8-9
Antonio GallardoTim Girten
6
332241
i
6
Green, white diamonds (Muirfield Farm And Girten, Tim)

Rocky River 30 

b g Rockport Harbor - Salander (Omega Code)

D
4 8-9
Pablo MoralesTim Girten
7
413213
i
7
Black, black cap (Adam Rice)

You Got Jokes 21 

dk g Got the Last Laugh - Blue Flare (Phone Trick)

D
4 8-9
Nathan VickersAdam Rice
8
742192
i
8
Light blue, white dice on dark blue ball, dark blue cuffs on sleeves (Barron, Frank And Barron, Rory M)

Travel True 9 

b g Arch - Royal Opportunity (Kingmambo)

D
6 8-9
Addiel AyalaRory Barron
Verdict

ROCKY RIVER was a good winner of his latest outing over slightly shorter when able to stalk and dominate. The step back up to a mile is no concern, and he can prove too strong for You Got Jokes and Echoes Of Thunder.

01:20 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 26 Sep 2018

Race 8 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,300 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

1m 70y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
435447
i
1
White, Blue Dots, White & Blue Halved Sleeves, White Cap (Daniel Feiss)

Chilly Bay 16 

b g Bullsbay - Not Real Chilly (Not For Love)

D BF
6 8-9
Eddie DominguezJ Rogers
2
79-2632
i
2
Lime green, fuchsia cross sashes, fuchsia dots on sleeves (Tammi Faber)

Coco Jo Jo 16 

b g Cetewayo - Elusive Jo Jo (Elusive Quality)

D
5 8-9
Addiel AyalaRandy Bayley
3
634549
i
3
Blue, maroon stars on white sleeves (Dennis Behrmann)

Candir 9 

ch g Candy Ride - Maya (Capote)

D
7 8-9
Victor BailonBert Crawford
4
60-3798
i
4
White and red quarters, red stripes on sleeves (Burton Sipp)

Go Trumpy Go 37 

dk g War Front - Vision in blue (Bluegrass Cat)

D
6 8-9
Nathan VickersBurton Sipp
5
4145-85
i
5
Green, white epaulets (Lonnie Stokes)

Evil Doer 22 

dk g With Distinction - Got Gear (Golden Gear)

10 8-9
Pablo MoralesLance Stokes
6
762684
i
6
Purple, yellow spot, black bars on white sleeves (Mast Thoroughbreds LLC)

What's On Tap 16 

gr/ g Hansen - Quickstep Melody (Rahy)

D
4 8-9
Angel StanleyRobert Gorham
7
763577
i
7
Red, garnet horseshoe, red spots on white sleeves (Martin Brothers Racing Stable, Inc)

Big Wednesday 14 

dk g Repent - Foxey's Last Key (Big Bold Sefa)

D
9 8-9
Kris FoxJoseph Martin
8
564456
i
8
White, green circled 'td', green cap (Andy Kohler)

Rabanito 9 

dk g Temple City - Shezaharleygirl (Harlan's Holiday)

D
5 8-9
Willie MartinezIII Claude Brownfield,
9
476770
i
9
Pink, black diablo, black seams and cuffs on pink sleeves (Thomas Cooper)

Virginia Colony 14 

b g Theatrical - Virginia Plain (Gulch)

D
9 8-9
Erin WalkerT Cooper
Verdict

Rabanito and What's On Tap are both capable of better than what they have achieved on recent starts which makes the task seem a bit easier for COCO JO JO. The son of Cetewayo has been very consistent and can get back to winning form.