18:40 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 17 Jul 2017

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,175 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

1m 39y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
223547
i
1

Lookoutboys 21 

dk m Pollard's Vision - Best to You (Best of Luck)

D
5 8-6
Luis GonzalezRodney Faulkner
2
476144
i
2

Tour For Love 10 

ch m Express Tour - Clever Me (Not For Love)

D
9 8-6
Irwin RosendoRichard Vickers
3
232-556
i
3

High Arch Miss 28 

dk m War Cry - High Arch (Arch)

D
6 8-6
Alvaro Hernandez LopezRichard Rettele
4
3316-96
i
4

Alphabet Time 17 

ch m Alphabet Soup - Time In The Sun (Marquetry)

D
9 8-6
Hector Jr RosarioDelcor Waite
5
513225
i
5

Our Eye Candy 21 

ch m Supreme Cat - Candy Freak (Commanchero)

D
7 8-6
Rex Iii StokesJoshua Faulkner
6
567331
i
6

Warren's Tricia R. 37 

b m Mongol Warrior - Charismatic Heart (Charismatic)

D
6 8-6
T HoughtonGuy Tauzin
7
2-34144
i
7

Team Halo 42 

dk m Shaniko - Winterello (Thunderello)

D
6 8-6
Agustin BrachoShane Meyers
Verdict

WARREN'S TRICIA R. returned to the winner's enclosure on his most recent outing when appreciating a more patient ride and, if ridden similarly, will prove difficult to beat. Team Halo and Our Eye Candy both merit consideration.

19:10 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 17 Jul 2017

Race 2 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO plus)

Winner $14,175 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
662332
i
1

Wilko Freeway 16 

ch g Wilko - Mylaar (Madraar)

3 8-6
Luis QuinonesGary Johnson
2
2-8324
i
2

Humble Hansen 16 

gr/ c Hansen - Faraway Legend (Mr. Greeley)

BF
3 8-6
Luis GonzalezJennifer Tooley
3
7
i
3

Waistgunner Johnny 33 

dk g Tiago - Super Icy (Super May)

3 8-6
Luis RiveraRichard Zielinski
4
689433
i
4

Inclined To Dance 16 

dk g Sing Baby Sing - Girlsasaint (Saint Liam)

3 8-6
Rex Iii StokesKim Puhl
5
3
i
5
Red with 'lj' on back (Jackson, Laura And Jackson, Josie)

Prince Of Shobiz 10 

dk c Nobiz Like Shobiz - Princess Looney (Saratoga Six)

Non Runner
6
4-77434
i
6

Dance Night 18 

b g Harlan's Holiday - Bachata (Kingmambo)

3 8-6
Christian PilaresCharlie Williams
7
565685
i
7

Marco's Abyss 12 

b g Mister Phone - Abyss (Ocean Crest)

4 8-10
Ramon RamosRachael Maddox
Verdict

WILKO FREEWAY brings a consistent record to the table and this looks an ideal opportunity for him to get off the mark. Inclined To Dance looks a solid threat along with Humble Hansen.

19:40 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 17 Jul 2017

Race 3 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $5,985 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
763563
i
1

Typothetae 28 

dk g Offlee Wild - Joyful Linda (Proud Citizen)

4 8-10
Agustin BrachoTimothy Hamm
2
96886
i
2

Awesome Mil 29 

dk g Awesome Again - Sweet N Sour Nina (Sweetsouthernsaint)

3 8-7
Rex Iii StokesKenneth Marshall
3
8-98660
i
3

Blue Xanadu 47 

gr/ g Shackleford - Mecanique (Maria's Mon)

3 8-7
Brian HollingsworthRodney Moyers
4
600-488
i
4

Jimmy Shoes 47 

dk g Majesticperfection - Gold N Shaft (Mineshaft)

4 8-10
Christian PilaresRafael Flores
5
4/05-78
i
5

Bobby Z 78 

gr/ g Marino Marini - Excessing (In Excess)

4 8-10
Luis RiveraJeffrey Radosevich
6
599-079
i
6

Come On Sid 31 

dk g Forefathers - Honky Tonk Hopper (Silver Charm)

4 8-10
Megan FadlovichBrent Angelle
7
00-7
i
7

Recovery Time 10 

ch g Black Seventeen - Gabby (Tossofthecoin)

3 8-7 (ow1)
Juan VelezJose Romero
8
6-67744
i
8

Pyramid Scheme 10 

b g Bullet Train - Little Egypt (Dixie Union)

3 8-7
T HoughtonAndrew Tumblin
Verdict

A difficult race on paper but preference is for BOBBY Z, who has a lot to prove after disappointing last time but he boasts the best form. Awesome Mil and Typothetae complete the shortlist.

20:10 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 17 Jul 2017

Race 4 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $9,702 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
681578
i
1

Enchanted Boots 47 

b f Lightnin N Thunder - Two Faced (Musical Dreamer)

D
4 8-6
Irwin RosendoTimothy Hamm
2
536323
i
2

Beeswacker 12 

dk m Awesome Again - Noneofyourbeeswax (Honour And Glory)

D
5 8-6
T HoughtonNabu Morales
3
535-235
i
3

Tenacious Trudy 14 

b m Yes It's True - Aly's Sweet Sheba (Twining)

D
5 8-6
Luis QuinonesGary Johnson
4
8-77957
i
4

Galakazoo 14 

dk m City Weekend - Impulsive Spender (Majesty's Imp)

D
6 8-6 (ow2)
Juan VelezJose Romero
5
647567
i
5

Holiday Weekend 37 

ch m City Weekend - Holiday Rates (Concorde's Tune)

D
6 8-6
Hector Jr RosarioJose Romero
6
45/1374-
i
6

Guilded Reward 455 

ch m Grand Reward - Time for a Heart (Gilded Time)

D
10 8-6
Gabriel LagunesShane Meyers
7
671/45-7
i
7

Eternal Dream 55 

b m Hostile Takeover - Eternal Glory (Danzatore)

D
5 8-6
Noel VigilLeandro Moreno
Verdict

BEESWACKER has been knocking on the door of late and just shades the vote over Tenacious Trudy and Enchanted Boots, who both have solid credentials in their own right.

20:40 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 17 Jul 2017

Race 5 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,237 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
768675
i
1

Kilted Cowboy 16 

dk g More Than Ready - Incredible Story (Seattle Slew)

D
6 8-6
Hector Jr RosarioJose Romero
2
302356
i
2

My Man Archie 7 

dk g Archarcharch - Cat Teezer (Cat Thief)

3 8-2 (ow3)
Megan FadlovichBrent Angelle
3
663532
i
3

Simon's Siesta 16 

dk g Survivalist - Lively U (Lively One)

D
7 8-6
Rex Iii StokesMike Rone
4
42-8223
i
4

Unbridled Cat 16 

dk g War Cry - Ech Leebidee Angel (Polka)

D BF
4 8-6
Alvaro Hernandez LopezRichard Rettele
5
344138
i
5

Final Edition 22 

ch g Friesan Fire - Hollow Gal (Notebook)

D
4 8-8
Luis GonzalezRebecca Baker
6
314447
i
6

Mistbinder 16 

gr/ g Spellbinder - Lake Mist (Salt Lake)

4 8-6
Ricardo FelicianoAnthony Rini
7
85-6674
i
7

Eleven Cent Fainor 16 

ch g Eskendereya - Dontgetinmyway (Machiavellian)

D
4 8-6
Irwin RosendoDavid Wolochuk
Verdict

Simon's Siesta reversed form with UNBRIDLED CAT when the pair met last time but the latter was inconvenienced and has solid claims of bouncing back to his best. Final Edition looks best of the remainder.

21:10 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 17 Jul 2017

Race 6 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,175 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

1m 39y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
346622
i
1

Kickn In 14 

b m In Summation - Kickn Chickn (Manlove)

D BF
6 8-10
Wilkin OrtizAlejandro Gomez
2
655-754
i
2

Fab Autumn Girl 24 

dk m Country Be Gold - Miss Maddycake (Behrens)

D
6 8-10
Irwin RosendoValerie Shanyfelt
3
452566
i
3

Virtual Vision 28 

ch m Pollard's Vision - Rahzy (Rahy)

D
8 8-10
Noel VigilRodney Faulkner
4
741-767
i
4

Lainey Luck 10 

dk m Intidab - Songs of Praise (Palace Music)

D
6 8-10
Hector Jr RosarioRobert Severin
5
1916-72
i
5

Monba Number Five 17 

gr/ f Monba - Nice Dilemma (Silver Deputy)

4 8-10
Ramon RamosAshley Stoneking
6
1-34965
i
6

Slazarra 40 

ch m Fusaichi Pegasus - More Time (Dixieland Band)

D
6 8-10
Juan VelezOlivo Inirio
7
555775
i
7

Dance Electric 10 

ch f Eskendereya - Proud Lightning (Thunder Gulch)

D
4 8-10
T HoughtonTina Casalinova
Verdict

KICKN IN's last two efforts are more than good enough to see the mare get back to winning ways at the main expense of Monba Number Five and Fab Autumn Girl.

21:40 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 17 Jul 2017

Race 7 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO plus)

Winner $14,175 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
92-5445
i
1
Blue, white star on red sleeves (All In Racing Stable)

Shoo Fly 16 

dk g Gone Astray - Heart of a Fighter (Halo's Image)

Non Runner
2
2230-52
i
2

Gervais 17 

dk g Distorted Humor - Ruth E (A.P. Indy)

BF
3 8-7
Walter De La CruzMichael Stidham
3
975-354
i
3

Stormy Jason 22 

b g Stormy Atlantic - South Sea Blues (Cure The Blues)

4 8-10
Hector Jr RosarioJohanna Urieta
4
42
i
4

Run Bayou Bird 16 

dk g Summer Bird - Hilarious Gift (Distorted Humor)

BF
4 8-10
Ricardo FelicianoBart Barnes
5
80-7
i
5

Double Deuce 16 

ch c Pure Prize - Congenial lass (Congaree)

3 8-7
T HoughtonTina Casalinova
6
659-223
i
6

Runnin Gun 16 

b g Baptistry - Skirt in the Wind (Northern Park)

4 8-10
Alvaro Hernandez LopezRichard Rettele
7
7
i
7

Waltersram 16 

dk g Ballado's Gold - She Could Be Good (Daylight Savings)

3 8-7
Wilkin OrtizJose Romero
8
i
8

Dawson's Flight 

dk c Harlington - Flying Solo (Exploit)

3 8-7 b1
Renzo DiazBrooken Brinsfield
9
6
i
9

He's No Angel 16 

b g Baptistry - Halo Springs (Wekiva Springs)

3 8-7
Luis GonzalezRichard Rettele
10
436-352
i
10

Aerostar 33 

b g Blame - Flying Train (Empire Maker)

4 8-10
Ashley KauffmanJevon Crumley
Verdict

GERVAIS has form at a higher level than the majority of his rivals and he can use that to his advantage here. Run Bayou Bird is lightly raced and open to improvement, while Runnin Gun has a solid each-way chance.

22:10 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 17 Jul 2017

Race 8 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,175 - 11 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

1m 70y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
555-675
i
1

Mr Num Num 16 

dk g Northern Afleet - Missy Monarch (Wavering Monarch)

D
8 8-10
Megan FadlovichKim Puhl
2
674143-
i
2

Happyisoutback 278 

b g Thunder Gulch - Kroemer's Legacy (Anees)

D
7 8-10
Luis GonzalezRay Vernino
3
942523
i
3

Mental Iceberg 16 

ch g Freud - Halle's Aptitude (Aptitude)

D
6 8-10
T HoughtonTina Casalinova
4
6750-58
i
4

Cottonwood Canyon 31 

b g Zanjero - Indian Blossom (Mutakddim)

D
5 8-10
Irwin RosendoRobert Severin
5
747646
i
5

Word Racer 30 

b g Sky Mesa - Quiet Word (Quiet American)

D BF
6 8-10
Walter De La CruzNabu Morales
6
356584
i
6

Electric Alphabet 61 

gr/ g Alphabet Soup - All Electric (Grand Slam)

D
11 8-10
Noel VigilShane Spiess
7
4-68224
i
7

Arab Spring 16 

dk g Spring At Last - Broken Treaty (Chief Seattle)

D
6 8-10
Hector Jr RosarioMark Doering
8
646465
i
8

Hoarder 9 

b g Super Saver - Bandora (Dixieland Band)

5 8-10
Brian HollingsworthRodney Moyers
9
1-83682
i
9

Whiskey Cures Ugly 16 

b g Indian Express - Crimson (Kris S.)

D
5 8-10
Luis ColonOlivo Inirio
10
2218-38
i
10

Red All Over 21 

gr/ g Home At Last - Page Turner (Distorted Humor)

D
9 8-10
Jeffrey SkerrettJeffrey Radosevich
11
97-0353
i
11

Father Mick 12 

ch g Grand Reward - Buckys Brat (Buckley Boy)

D
9 8-10
Christian PilaresIsrael Garcia
Verdict

Word Racer looks a favourite well worth opposing with no recent form good enough to even hit the frame so the vote goes to MENTAL ICEBERG. Happyisoutback looks potentially the most solid danger.