18:40 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 18 Sep 2018

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $8,820 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
466411
i
1
Lime green, royal blue diamonds (Laurie Moore)

Magic Apple 57 

dk g Hard Spun - My McIntosh (Pulpit)

D
6 8-6
Luis RiveraJeffrey Radosevich
2
511179
i
2
Black, yellow sleeves (Candace Diehl)

Neuk 20 

dk g Parading - Coyote Point (D'Wildcat)

D
5 8-6 (ow4)
Juan VelezCandace Diehl
3
155653
i
3
Grey, black circle (Michelle Winters)

Clyde Park 34 

ch g City Weekend - Christmas Time (Gilded Time)

D
8 8-6
Gerardo CorralesJr Odin Londono,
4
151545
i
4
Blue, fluorescent orange circle and 'da' (Drawing Away Stable)

Strongbow 15 

dk g Sightseeing - Pardon My Sarong (Souvenir Copy)

D
7 8-6
Irwin RosendoJason Dacosta
5
146366
i
5
Red and blue halves, white lightning bolt (R And P Racing Stables, Llc)

Willy Smile 31 

b g Wilko - Pleasant Smile (Pleasant Tap)

D
4 8-6
Luis GonzalezRodney Faulkner
6
421444
i
6
Purple, Gold Crown, Gold Diamonds On Sleeves, Purple Cap (Ira Novak)

Father Dennis 15 

b g High Cotton - Fire Line (Trippi)

D
6 8-6
Walter De La CruzJason Dacosta
Verdict

MAGIC APPLE can land the hat-trick here having impressed the last twice. The consistent Father Dennis and Neuk, who has multiple wins to his name, are others to note.

19:10 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 18 Sep 2018

Race 2 - Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $15,120 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
7-34113
i
1
Grey, black circle (Michelle Winters)

King Of Bling 8 

gr/ g Too Much Bling - Cruise Liner (Salt Lake)

D
4 8-10
Gerardo CorralesJr Odin Londono,
2
956165
i
2
Green, white horseshoes (Raquel Ritchie)

Last Drop Of Wine 14 

ch g Sing Baby Sing - Girlsasaint (Saint Liam)

D
Non Runner
3
949231
i
3
Blue, Red Sash (Maribel Izarraraz)

Bam What 13 

b g Regal Ransom - Gullible (Yes It's True)

D
5 8-10
Hector Jr RosarioJose Romero
4
2113-98
i
4
Lime green, blue hoops on sleeves, blue cap (Loooch Racing Stables, Inc)

Moves Like Ali 201 

b g Maclean's Music - Jensens Score (Even The Score)

D
4 8-6
Luis ColonJeffrey Radosevich
5
143118
i
5
Blue, white blocks, white blocks on sleeves (Ruberto Racing Stable, Inc)

Brahms Breeze 50 

b c Brahms - Winter Breeze (Silver Deputy)

D
3 8-3 (ow1)
Luis QuinonesLouis Jr Ruberto
6
224423
i
6
Orange, white sleeves with orange and green stripe, green shamrock on back (Irish Charm Thoroughbreds Llc)

Wizard Willie 34 

gr/ g Gary D - Witchesofwestfield (Cape Canaveral)

D BF
3 8-3 (ow6)
Kevin RadkeGary Johnson
Verdict

KING OF BLING missed out on the hat-trick last time when third, but is more than capable of bouncing back to his best here. Recent winner Bam What is respected, with the consistent Wizard Willie capable of producing some magic.

19:40 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 18 Sep 2018

Race 3 - Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $16,065 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
3-15437
i
1
White, red diamond, black stripes on sleeves (Allen, Lowell F And Bourke, W John)

Fortunate Gina 31 

b f Dominus - Keen Scent (Foxhound)

D
4 8-6
Luis GonzalezW Bourke
2
233-225
i
2
Lime green, blue diamond belt (Shotgun Rag Racing Stables, Inc)

Steel City Kitty 28 

b m Snow Ridge - Tri This Way (Tri for the Gold)

D
9 8-6 (ow1)
Eder MartinezRay Vernino
3
136161
i
3
Red, black diamond (Steven De Maiolo)

Dotthei 35 

ch f Haynesfield - Jensens Score (Even The Score)

D
Non Runner
4
143137
i
4
Black, white diamonds, black diamond on white sleeves, white cap (Premier Stables Unlimited)

Rowlands Big Smile 29 

b m Notional - Ruling Beauty (Roman Ruler)

D
6 8-6
Luis ColonNabu Morales
5
635432
i
5
Blue (Dave Casalinova)

Beautiful Nite Sky 49 

b f Astrology - Bella Silver (Silver Deputy)

D
4 8-6
Christian PilaresTina Casalinova
6
211242
i
6
Grey, black circle (Michelle Winters)

Mo Town Kat 29 

ch m Cowtown Cat - Mo Rogue (Sky Mesa)

D BF
5 8-6
Gerardo CorralesJr Odin Londono,
Verdict

DOTTHEI is a proven performer at this level having won two of her last three. She can see off recent frame-hitters Beautiful Nite Sky and Mo Town Kat.

20:10 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 18 Sep 2018

Race 4 - Maiden Special Weight (2YO only)

Winner $18,900 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
7
i
1
Purple, yellow spot, black bars on white sleeves (Mast Thoroughbreds LLC)

Fit The Bill 35 

dk g William's Kitten - Innocent Affair (El Corredor)

2 8-6 (ow1)
Eder MartinezRobert Gorham
2
65
i
2
Lime green, blue hoops on sleeves, blue cap (Loooch Racing Stables, Inc)

Hammers Son 35 

ch g El Martillo - Cassieistheboss (Street Boss)

2 8-6
Ricardo FelicianoAnthony Rini
3
i
3
yellow, green hoops (Spicer, Richard And Spitler, D William)

Verissimo 

dk c Vertiformer - Blue As The Nile (Spunky Rascal)

2 8-6
Luis RiveraJeffrey Radosevich
4
33
i
4
Blue, silver sash, silver bars on sleeves, blue cap (Gerald Silver)

Jack Be Fast 35 

ch g Cowtown Cat - Kiss the Breeze (Kafwain)

BF
2 8-6
Luis ColonJeffrey Radosevich
5
i
5
Red and blue halves, white lightning bolt (R And P Racing Stables, Llc)

Sammy Da Bull 

ch g Vertiformer - Seeking Trouble (Seeking a Home)

2 8-6
Noel VigilRodney Faulkner
6
5
i
6
Hunter green, grey chevrons (Thorobeam Farm)

Doc Gardner 10 

dk c Stately Victor - Erin Murphy (Blair's Cove)

2 8-6
Jarred JournetMike Rone
7
i
7
Royal blue, white circle 'w', white stripes on sleeves (Charlie J Williams Llc)

Captain Corn 

ch c Kettle Corn - Pyrite Captain (Magesterial)

2 8-6
T HoughtonCharlie Williams
8
652266
i
8
Black (Strike Plate Llc)

Our Petition 17 

ch c Unbridledwood - Haiti Lady (Petionville)

2 8-6 (ow2) b1
Marco CcamaqueDanny Bird
Verdict

JACK BE FAST has made the podium on both starts, including when sent off favourite last time, and he can get the better of the pick of the newcomers Captain Corn, and Doc Gardner, who could build on his debut fifth.

20:40 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 18 Sep 2018

Race 5 - Maiden Special Weight (2YO only)

Winner $18,900 - 11 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
3
i
1
White, blue ball, blue chevrons on sleeves, white cap (Marion Gorham)

Wings Of Freedom 14 

ch g Fusaichi Pegasus - Beija Fleur (Quaker Ridge)

2 8-6
Christian PilaresRobert Gorham
2
i
2
White, red diamond, black stripes on sleeves (Allen, Lowell F And Bourke, W John)

Celtic Line 

b g Line Of David - My Celtic Star (Star Dabbler)

2 8-6 (ow3)
Kevin RadkeW Bourke
3
83573
i
3
Hunter green, white ball, white dots on sleeves (Sheltowee Farm)

Ohio Dreamin 11 

b g Paddy O'prado - After Tea (Boston Harbor)

2 8-6
Luis QuinonesMichael Evans
4
i
4
Green, white sash (Shanyfelt Stables Inc)

Dustins Delight 

dk g Stately Victor - Added Delight (Northern Afleet)

2 8-6 (ow2)
Marco CcamaqueValerie Shanyfelt
5
33
i
5
Green, pink diamonds (Muirfield Farm)

Jedi Temple 14 

b g Temple City - Limehouse Leza (Limehouse)

2 8-6
Ricardo FelicianoBenny Feliciano
6
6432
i
6
White, purple dots, purple sleeves (Smokin C Llc)

Road Of Diamonds 14 

gr/ g Bellamy Road - Doris' Diamond (Monarchos)

2 8-6
Jacob RadosevichPaul Mcentee
7
22
i
7
Gold, Black Chevron (Blazing Meadows Farm LLC)

Buckititlewave 14 

b c Dialed In - Ocean Princess (Indian Ocean)

BF
2 8-6
Irwin RosendoTimothy Hamm
8
66
i
8
Lime green, blue hoops on sleeves, blue cap (Loooch Racing Stables, Inc)

Wemadeittofifty 35 

gr/ c Cairo Prince - Ode To Sami (Lion Heart)

BF
2 8-6 b1
Hector BerriosAnthony Rini
9
4
i
9
Gold,blue ball (Michael Annechino)

Pat's Karma 35 

dk g Cowtown Cat - Jump Raise (I'll Raise You One)

2 8-6
Luis RiveraJeffrey Radosevich
10
7
i
10
Blue, white ball (David Walters)

Rollin On Tequila 35 

b g Country Day - Chile Tequila (Cactus Ridge)

2 8-6
Jarred JournetJulie Pappada
11
i
11
Light green, black circled 'i' (Imagine Racing)

Nevans 

dk c Temple City - Ultimata (Tale Of The Cat)

Non Runner
12
6423
i
12
White, blue ball, blue chevrons on sleeves, white cap (Marion Gorham)

Let's Go Lions 17 

b g American Lion - La Tache (Hennessy)

2 8-6
T HoughtonRobert Gorham
Verdict

BUCKITITLEWAVE has knocked on the door on both outings in his career so far and can go one better here to get the better of the improving duo Let's Go Lions and Road Of Diamonds.

21:10 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 18 Sep 2018

Race 6 - Claiming (3YO plus)

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

6

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
541232
i
1
Black, Black Cap (Olivo Inirio)

Coquetona 8 

dk m Neko Bay - Levity (El Corredor)

D
6 8-6
Luis ColonOlivo Inirio
2
233143
i
2
Yellow, red diamond hoop (Jill Sweeting)

Making History 24 

b m Proud Citizen - Wicked Beauty (Vindication)

D
5 8-6
T HoughtonCraig Sweeting
3
733851
i
3
White, Red Heart, Green Hoop on cap (Antonio Pizzurro)

Rapid Distinction 29 

dk m With Distinction - Valid Miss Chain (Valid Appeal)

8 8-6 (ow2)
Marco CcamaqueAntonio Pizzurro
4
6-46414
i
4
Black, grey horse, grey sleeves (Tom Hoop)

Fab Autumn Girl 13 

dk m Country Be Gold - Miss Maddycake (Behrens)

D
7 8-8
Hector BerriosValerie Shanyfelt
5
438868
i
5
Orange, white sleeves with orange and green stripe, green shamrock on back (Irish Charm Thoroughbreds Llc)

Drama Princess 22 

b m Girolamo - Resume' (Songandaprayer)

D
Non Runner
6
425255
i
6
Yellow, Black Stripes, Yellow and Black quartered cap (Robert Severin)

Lainey Luck 13 

dk m Intidab - Songs of Praise (Palace Music)

D
7 8-6
Gerardo CorralesRobert Severin
7
763656
i
7
Green, red braces and collar, white sleeves, black chevrons (Maccarino, Danielle And Manfredi, Linda)

Panfila 24 

ch m Wild Cat Ridge - Danzit All (All Gone)

D
8 8-6 (ow2)
Keivan SerranoJohn Brown
8
453544
i
8
Burgundy, black horse (Rodney Moyers)

Belief 43 

dk m Bellamy Road - True Believer (Smart Strike)

D
6 8-6 (ow1)
Eder MartinezRodney Moyers
Verdict

RAPID DISTINCTION caused a shock when successful here over six furlongs last time and could follow up if just as effective up to a mile. The consistent duo Coquetona and Making History look best placed to provide opposition.

21:40 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 18 Sep 2018

Race 7 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $8,820 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
311342
i
1
Lime green, blue hoops on sleeves, blue cap (Loooch Racing Stables, Inc)

Basketball Bella 20 

dk m Basketball Court - New Meadows (Royal Academy)

D
Non Runner
2
261124
i
2
Yellow and purple halved, black horse (Holly Delaney)

Past Talk 49 

ch f Backtalk - Pasarela (Action This Day)

D
4 8-6
Noel VigilRichard Zielinski
3
0-44631
i
3
White (Paul McEntee)

Hot 18 

b m Ready's Image - Ablaze (Forest Camp)

5 8-8
Jacob RadosevichPaul Mcentee
4
216611
i
4
Orange, white sleeves with orange and green stripe, green shamrock on back (Irish Charm Thoroughbreds Llc)

Ribbons And Roses 20 

dk f Biondetti - Staisha (Helmsman)

D
Non Runner
5
511146
i
5
Yellow, black stars, black stripes on sleeves (McDonald, James And Adkins, Roger)

Wish Tonite 17 

ch m Unbridled Energy - Wish It Were (Is It True)

D
8 8-6
Ricardo FelicianoJames McDonald
6
1-15215
i
6
White, blue chevrons, blue bars on sleeves (Kenneth Hutchens)

Parade For Me 17 

dk f Parading - Time For Theatrics (Theatrical)

D
4 8-6
Irwin RosendoMike Rone
7
621317
i
7
Red, white hearts on sleeves (Hagyari, Jeanette And Zielinski, Richard)

Schuyler Sister 48 

ch f Yankee Gentleman - Storm Witch (Twining)

D
4 8-6
Jarred JournetRichard Zielinski
8
256311
i
8
Lime green, blue hoops on sleeves, blue cap (Loooch Racing Stables, Inc)

Absolute Paradise 20 

b m Any Given Saturday - Gentle Grace (Woodman)

D
8 8-8
Walter De La CruzGary Johnson
Verdict

Hat-trick seeking duo Ribbons And Roses and Absolute Paradise have to be considered, but preference is for veteran BASKETBALL BELLA, who hinted at being ready for winning again when second here last time.

22:10 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 18 Sep 2018

Race 8 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,741 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
311628
i
1
Red, white ball, white sleeves (Nestor Rivera)

Johanna's Delight 45 

ch g Roman Ruler - Tamdiid (Horse Chestnut)

D
5 8-6
Jarred JournetNestor Rivera
2
163-121
i
2
Red, white ball, white hoops on sleeves (Michael Lecesse)

The Hero Within 99 

b g Tapizar - Sax Appeal (Successful Appeal)

D
4 8-6
Diego GomezGlenroy Brown
3
551451
i
3
Red, white diamond (Froilan Flores)

Proper Touch 8 

ch g Congrats - Touch Me Once (Touch Gold)

D
6 8-8
Walter De La CruzRobert Gorham
4
442875
i
4
Black, Red Braces, Red Bars On Sleeves (Mark Yagour, Inc)

Mistbinder 115 

gr/ g Spellbinder - Lake Mist (Salt Lake)

D
5 8-6
Jane MagrellAnthony Rini
5
7-08734
i
5
Maroon, blue ball (Randall Berry)

Boone Station 15 

b g Street Cry - Malibu Mint (Malibu Moon)

D
6 8-6 (ow2)
Keivan SerranoGerardo Amezcua
6
432165
i
6
Burgundy, black horse (Rodney Moyers)

Sky Pilot 22 

ch g City Weekend - Skyline Star (Meadow Prayer)

D
6 8-6 (ow1)
Eder MartinezRodney Moyers
7
212212
i
7
Red with black diamonds on sleeves, diamond back on back (Jerry Laria)

Calisi's Warrior 15 

dk g A. P. Warrior - Calisi (Cryptoclearance)

D
4 8-6 (ow3)
Kevin RadkeGary Johnson
8
144426
i
8
Yellow and blue quartered, red sleeves (Jose Atala)

Explosive Band 15 

ch g Explosive Truth - Comica Bandida (Time Bandit)

D
5 8-6 (ow2)
Marco CcamaqueJose Atala
9
481521
i
9
Black, white diamonds, black diamond on white sleeves, white cap (Premier Stables Unlimited)

I Want Mo 7 

b c Uncle Mo - Lady Dynasty (Richter Scale)

D
4 8-8
Gerardo CorralesNabu Morales
10
667754
i
10
Red, white ball, white sleeves (Nestor Rivera)

Forest Breeze 15 

ch g Old Forester - Classic Blonde (Regal Classic)

D
7 8-6
Luis GonzalezNestor Rivera
Verdict

THE HERO WITHIN has won two out of three in 2018 and looks a leading player once again on his first start for his new handler. Fellow recent winners Proper Touch and I Want Mo have to be respected, with the ultra-consistent Calisi's Warrior a must for the shortlist too.