18:40 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 16 Jul 2018

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,237 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
94-6745
i
1
Gold, red stars (Barbara Madrigal)

Pearl Of Wisdom 48 

b g Bob and John - Maggie's Pearle (Bright Launch)

D
9 8-10
T HoughtonRaquel Castro
2
9-95573
i
2
Gold, gold stars on black sleeves (Karin Thompson)

Uncle Jimmy 50 

b g Uncle Mo - Cookngoodlookn (Awesome Again)

5 8-10
Luis QuinonesDaniel Thompson
3
8-36322
i
3
Red and blue halves, white lightning bolt (R And P Racing Stables, Llc)

Navigando 23 

b g Henrythenavigator - Christmas Time (Gilded Time)

D
5 8-10
Irwin RosendoRodney Faulkner
4
24125-3
i
4
Yellow and purple halved, black horse (Holly Delaney)

Top Of The World 195 

ch g Northern Afleet - World Of Thanks (Wild Again)

D
7 8-10
Jane MagrellRichard Zielinski
5
804468
i
5
Black, white blocks (Carlos Inirio)

Golden Point 19 

b h Point Given - Raw Gold (Rahy)

D
6 8-10
Marco CcamaqueCarlos Inirio
6
157890-
i
6
Black, Red Braces, Red Bars On Sleeves (Mark Yagour, Inc)

Master Achievement 212 

ch g Master Command - Mysteryachievement (Regal Classic)

D
Non Runner
7
1695-49
i
7
White (Charles Golden)

Secret Invasion 14 

dk g Smart Strike - Secret Asset (Awesome Again)

D
Non Runner
8
627256
i
8
Black, white lightning bolt, white stars on sleeves (Josh Faulkner)

Worth A Punt 14 

dk g Mutakddim - Finally (Snaadee)

D
11 8-10
Luis GonzalezJoshua Faulkner
Verdict

Recent course second NAVIGANDO is knocking hard on the door and wouldn't be winning out of turn. Top Of The World and Worth A Punt can fight it out for the minor money.

19:10 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 16 Jul 2018

Race 2 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $7,749 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
741274
i
1
White, Red Heart, Green Hoop on cap (Antonio Pizzurro)

Roan Feathers 13 

gr/ m Wilburn - Jinger Feathers (Fred Astaire)

D BF
Non Runner
2
486354
i
2
Blue (Dave Casalinova)

Beautiful Nite Sky 12 

b f Astrology - Bella Silver (Silver Deputy)

D
4 8-6
Christian PilaresTina Casalinova
3
171434
i
3
Black, white diamonds, black diamond on white sleeves, white cap (Premier Stables Unlimited)

Bunny Boss 28 

b f Street Boss - Thebignbadestbunny (Smart Strike)

D
3 8-3
Walter De La CruzNabu Morales
4
323344
i
4
Burgundy, black horse (Rodney Moyers)

Valiant Princess 34 

ch f Leroidesanimaux - Sevruga (Jade Hunter)

D
4 8-6
Luis GonzalezRodney Moyers
5
456-226
i
5
Blue, grey diamond (Puhl Stables Llc)

I Got The Time 13 

b m Love of Money - Honey Rules (Judge T C)

D
6 8-6
Ricardo FelicianoKim Puhl
6
453-365
i
6
Lime green, blue diamond belt (Shotgun Rag Racing Stables, Inc)

Yurubi 14 

dk f Wildcat Heir - Cumana (Full Mandate)

D
4 8-6
Agustin BrachoRay Vernino
7
251-246
i
7
Red with black diamonds on sleeves, diamond back on back (Jerry Laria)

Catchumdenae 28 

b m Mass Media - Pearl Esque (Peace Rules)

D
5 8-6
Luis QuinonesGary Johnson
8
214556
i
8
White, Red Heart, Green Hoop on cap (Antonio Pizzurro)

Very Elegant 58 

ch m Notional - Free Space (Aldebaran)

D
5 8-6 (ow2)
Marco CcamaqueAntonio Pizzurro
9
1330-34
i
9
Blue (Dave Casalinova)

She's A City Gal 27 

ch m Tequilazo - Lightning Gal (Carson City)

D
5 8-6
Irwin RosendoTina Casalinova
Verdict

BUNNY BOSS commands plenty of respect now eased in grade and shades the vote ahead of Valiant Princess and Yurubi, both of whom have place possibilities.

19:40 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 16 Jul 2018

Race 3 - Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $21,546 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
1266-41
i
1
Green, royal blue spot, royal blue spots on sleeves (Thomas Cinalli)

Play Ball 35 

dk g Alcindor - Aftertheballisover (Bernstein)

D
3 8-3
Rex Iii StokesKenneth Marshall
2
40-1757
i
2
Lime green, blue hoops on sleeves, blue cap (Loooch Racing Stables, Inc)

Funnel Cake 23 

b g Kettle Corn - Bluegrass Ellie (Bluegrass Cat)

3 8-3
Luis ColonJeffrey Radosevich
3
133435
i
3
Black with gold cross (Kromer, Gail And Heyman, Eric J)

Mobil At Last 33 

b g Mobil - Atlasta Crypto (Cryptoclearance)

D
4 8-6
Luis RiveraRichard Zielinski
4
1843-14
i
4
Green And Gold (Thomas Barnes)

Cant Buy Cool 33 

dk g Research - Cantouchis (Reel On Reel)

D
5 8-6
Luis GonzalezRichard Rettele
5
137-546
i
5
White, black star, green armlets on sleeves (Blazing Meadows Farm Llc, Capehart Equine And Winstar Farm)

Candy Exchange 33 

ch g Sidney's Candy - Awesome Eve (Awesome Again)

D
3 8-3 (ow2)
Irwin RosendoTimothy Hamm
6
143434
i
6
Red, white sleeves (Morlona Racing Llc)

Horseradish 16 

dk g Wilko - Thumpers Flower (General Royal)

D BF
4 8-6
Walter De La CruzNabu Morales
Verdict

PLAY BALL is expected to follow up his track-and-trip victory in a similar grade last time and notch a double. Horseradish and Cant Buy Cool can chase the selection home to pick up some minor money.

20:10 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 16 Jul 2018

Race 4 - Maiden Special Weight (2YO only)

Winner $14,175 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
946
i
1
Red, white stars, blue cuffs on sleeves (Carl Hess, Jr)

She's Wild Enough 20 

b f He's Had Enough - D Prairie Cat (D'Wildcat)

2 8-7
Jarred JournetBrent Angelle
2
i
2
Blue, gold braces, gold chevrons on sleeves (Harry Burns)

Hasty Lady 

dk f Hey Mister - Kahneeta (Chief Seattle)

2 8-7
Luis GonzalezNestor Rivera
3
4
i
3
Aqua, fuchsia armlets on sleeves (Rey Juarez-mendoza)

My Black Beauty 20 

gr/ f Flashpoint - Grand Kisses (Grand Reward)

2 8-7
Luis QuinonesJay Bernardini
4
952723
i
4
White, white cap (Eladio Acevedo)

Run Chuy Run 20 

ch f Ice Box - Anyplace Anytime (Langfuhr)

2 8-7 (ow1)
Marco CcamaqueMarco Castaneda
5
i
5
White, blue ball, blue chevrons on sleeves, white cap (Marion Gorham)

Sherz Zippy 

b f Run Away and Hide - Sherz Sweet (Candy Ride)

2 8-7
Christian PilaresRobert Gorham
6
5
i
6
Blue (Isidro Cardozo)

La Parota 20 

dk f Factum - Astruggleforbeauty (Curlin)

2 8-7 b1
Diego GomezPablo Torres
7
i
7
Navy, white hollow box, navy cap (David Downard)

Pulpit's Purrfect 

b f Power Broker - Term Paper (Dixie Union)

2 8-7 (ow2)
Juan VelezJeffrey Radosevich
8
2
i
8
White, orange hoops (Jason Dacosta)

Straight Madness 20 

gr/ f Weigelia - Terminkator (Private Terms)

2 8-7
Walter De La CruzJason Dacosta
Verdict

STRAIGHT MADNESS was a big eyecatcher on debut last time and looks poised to account for My Black Beauty and Run Chuy Run.

20:40 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 16 Jul 2018

Race 5 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,489 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

1m 39y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
6-37464
i
1
Blue, black diablo, black horses head, black diamonds on sleeves (J Crumley Racing, Llc)

Shawklit Milkshake 14 

dk g City Weekend - Jay's Shawklit (Mr. Shawklit)

D
Non Runner
2
524236
i
2
Black, white blocks (Carlos Inirio)

Caramelo 16 

ch g Put It Back - Genuine Diamond (Halo's Image)

D
6 8-6
Luis ColonCarlos Inirio
3
557323
i
3
Royal blue, lime green diamonds, royal blue sleeves (Rsl Racing Stable)

Kutschman 30 

b g Flower Alley - Our Stormy Girl (Stormy Atlantic)

D BF
6 8-6
Ricardo FelicianoBenny Feliciano
4
69-5232
i
4
Red (Ten N Change Stable, Llc)

Veya 19 

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

D
7 8-6
Hector BerriosKenneth Marshall
5
487-169
i
5
White, red belt (Doering, Mark And David And Gardella, Jeff)

Being There 23 

ch g Showing Up - Witch Woman (Awesome Again)

D
7 8-6
Jarred JournetMark Doering
6
61215-7
i
6
Black, white stars, white sleeves (Debbie Chapman)

American Buffalo 28 

dk g Chapel Royal - Tuesday Prayer (Holy Bull)

D
9 8-6
Diego GomezDebbie Chapman
7
903-846
i
7
Red, yellow horseshoe, yellow sleeves (Tony Trusso)

Silver Crusader 14 

gr/ g Graeme Hall - Sister Soup (Alphabet Soup)

D
Non Runner
8
861-942
i
8
Red, white sleeves (Morlona Racing Llc)

Complacent 16 

b g Tiznow - Teenage Temper (A.P. Indy)

D
6 8-6
Agustin BrachoNabu Morales
Verdict

KUTSCHMAN has gone well at this level the last twice and could have too much for Veya, who is talented but didn't show much in the finish when second last time. Complacent took a step in the right direction most recently and is a threat to all.

21:10 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 16 Jul 2018

Race 6 - Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $15,120 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

1m 39y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
87-1743
i
1
Blue, red dots (Anthony Rini)

Strategic Ekati 14 

b g Tale of Ekati - Strategy (A.P. Indy)

D
3 8-2
Hector BerriosAnthony Rini
2
754566
i
2
Purple, purple diamond 'ci', white sleeves (Jack Cannon)

Swingstage 23 

b g Liaison - Teruko (Coronado's Quest)

Non Runner
3
41
i
3
White, black ball (Equifecta Llc)

Frigate Fire 20 

ch g Midshipman - Ellie Gee (Doc's Leader)

3 8-2 (ow2)
Luis RiveraJeffrey Radosevich
4
553123
i
4
Red, red cap (Boggs, Jack, L And Silver, Gerald)

B Dubya 7 

dk g Congrats - Kokadrie (Coronado's Quest)

3 8-2 (ow3)
Kevin RadkeKim Puhl
5
75671-6
i
5
Black, grey cross on red shield, red sleeves (Brooken Brinsfield)

Dawson's Flight 156 

dk g Harlington - Flying Solo (Exploit)

D
4 8-6
Renzo DiazBrooken Brinsfield
6
7-88274
i
6
White, pink and green hoops, pink hoop on green sleeves (Judy Meyers)

Fifth Thief 9 

b g Temple City - Impossible Beauty (Jambalaya Jazz)

D
4 8-6
Ricardo FelicianoShane Meyers
7
223216
i
7
Red, white hoops, red and white quartered cap (Gene Burkholder)

King's Reckoning 7 

dk g Dialed In - Zephyr Ice (Military)

4 8-6
Rex Iii StokesKim Puhl
Verdict

FRIGATE FIRE turned his debut fourth into a win on his second start and can follow up here at the expense of King's Reckoning and Dawson's Flight, who have both won of late and merit respect.

21:40 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 16 Jul 2018

Race 7 - Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $16,065 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

1m 70y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
523214
i
1
Red, white ball, white sleeves (Nestor Rivera)

Bella Dudette 26 

dk f First Dude - Albany House (Gulch)

D
3 8-2 (ow6)
Marco CcamaqueNestor Rivera
2
54-2135
i
2
Light blue, black bars on sleeves (Scherer, Merrill R  , Lynch, Daniel J And Sentel, Ken)

C Islandsurprise 60 

b m Badge Of Silver - Larue (Menifee)

D
Non Runner
3
261431
i
3
Red and blue halves (Olivo Inirio)

Flirty 13 

gr/ f Uncle Mo - Fantastic Flirt (Robyn Dancer)

D
3 8-4
Gerardo CorralesOlivo Inirio
4
554-173
i
4
White, blue ball, blue chevrons on sleeves, white cap (Marion Gorham)

Cali Dream 23 

dk f Cowboy Cal - Afternoon Dreams (Afternoon Deelites)

D
4 8-6
Walter De La CruzRobert Gorham
5
3524-21
i
5
Royal blue, white circle 'w', white stripes on sleeves (Charlie J Williams Llc)

Ohio Gold 21 

dk m Wilburn - Philadelphia Gold (Touch Gold)

D
5 8-8
T HoughtonCharlie Williams
6
3-43212
i
6
Red, white dots (Theresia Mahan)

Backsplash 26 

ch m Backtalk - Pasarela (Action This Day)

D
5 8-6
Christian PilaresJoseph Mahan
7
1111-21
i
7
Lime green, blue hoops on sleeves, blue cap (Loooch Racing Stables, Inc)

Southern Mischief 20 

b f Into Mischief - Traditionalist (Aptitude)

4 8-8
Luis ColonJeffrey Radosevich
8
167-515
i
8
White, blue dots, white band on blue sleeves (Sovereign Farm Llc)

Lesia Jane 30 

dk f U S Ranger - Devil's Tap (Devil's Bag)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

SOUTHERN MISCHIEF has won five of her last six and can land another here, with recent winners Flirty and Ohio Gold having to fight it out for the minor honours.

22:10 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 16 Jul 2018

Race 8 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,489 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
45866-3
i
1
Red, black scorpion, black stripes on sleeves (Raquel Castro)

Mission Critical 13 

b g Tiznow - Double Cat (Storm Cat)

D
7 8-6
Ramon LunaRaquel Castro
2
627765
i
2
Burgundy, black horse (Rodney Moyers)

Hooroo 13 

dk g Sing Baby Sing - Hollye Lynne (Uncle Abbie)

D
4 8-6
Brian HollingsworthRodney Moyers
3
935334
i
3
Black, white blocks (Carlos Inirio)

R R Red 13 

b c Maimonides - Peek (Successful Appeal)

D
4 8-6
Gerardo CorralesCarlos Inirio
4
1331-76
i
4
White, blue ball, blue chevrons on sleeves, white cap (Marion Gorham)

Brother Z 18 

b g Zulu Magic - Sister Dolores (The Kaiser)

D
4 8-6
T HoughtonRobert Gorham
5
332112
i
5
Yellow, black inverted chevrons (Kopas, Jr , Andrew And Chatterton, Gerald)

Northern Track 13 

ch g Mast Track - One Flying Trend (Northern Trend)

D
4 8-8
Jarred JournetGerald Chatterton
6
210167
i
6
Blue, orange circled 'xr', orange hoops on sleeves (Xavier Rivera)

High Grade Cotton 16 

dk g High Cotton - Walking In Nassau (Put It Back)

D
3 8-3 (ow1)
Hector BerriosXavier Rivera
7
393755
i
7
Lime green, blue diamond belt (Shotgun Rag Racing Stables, Inc)

Tranquil Warrior 14 

dk g Gottcha Gold - Our First Dance (Pine Bluff)

D
Withdrawn
8
6-32281
i
8
Pink, black ball, pink armlet on black sleeves (Wesley Singleton)

Twickenham 16 

dk g Girolamo - Frances G (Officer)

D
4 8-8
Kevin RadkeDonald Radcliff
Verdict

TWICKENHAM was back to something like his best when winning last time and can follow up here. The ultra-consistent Northern Track could give him most to think about, with Mission Critical also considered.